WikiWirral is where great friendships are made.
Forum Stats
12452 Members
65 Forums
73748 Topics
996854 Posts
55 posts in the last 24hrs
Max Online: 7831 @ 8th Apr 2013 4:18pm
Who's Online - Click Me
73 registered (8HBob, 12 invisible), 1209 Guests and 255 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


(Views 7days)This Weeks Most Read
Games for children 950
Fitting bathroom lights need help 304
Travelling Bus and Train Which Tickets? 280
Charity fishing match 268
Replacement Key Fob casing 258
Anyone read this ? 253
Taltalk Broadband Dying 244
Bath Lifts 175
Submarine Disaster 129
Are there any doctors or nurses on here. 127
New General Forums
Brexit bill
by casper
Yesterday at 07:33 PM
Telephone Caller Alert - they are NOT BT BROADBAND
by Laraine
17th Nov 2017 6:04pm
Are you a Mathematician ?
by granny
15th Nov 2017 8:59am
Poor Bruce
by diggingdeeper
15th Nov 2017 1:15am
New Wirral History
Downloadable oldwirral pdfs
by derekdwc
9th Oct 2017 12:26pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
clipper yachts arriving for round the world race
Azamara,silouette and balmoral this mornig
Topic Replies
Extending dining table with six chairs
by noodles77
Today at 12:53 AM
Submarine Disaster
by Excoriator
Yesterday at 11:59 PM
Fitting bathroom lights need help
by Salmon
Yesterday at 10:52 PM
What is your Daily Exercise ?
by granny
Yesterday at 10:11 PM
Vaping set
by paul110180
Yesterday at 01:45 PM
Charity fishing match
by paul110180
Yesterday at 01:43 PM
Charity fishing match
by paul110180
Yesterday at 01:32 PM
Games for children
by venice
Yesterday at 01:58 AM
Bongos Bingo Ticket
by venice
Yesterday at 12:36 AM
November
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30
Recent Posts : What's On ?
The Lanterns at Chester Zoo
by granny
16th Nov 2017 1:05pm
bonfire night
by snowhite
3rd Nov 2017 5:40pm
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#170120 - 3rd Sep 2007 10:24pm Camera Insurance
MattLFC Offline
Wiki Master

Registered: 14th Aug 2004
Posts: 22315
Loc: Moreton/Beirut/Mobile
For anyone who is looking to protect their camera's from theft and accidental damage, I have heard loads of people praising Photoguard - and its pretty reasonably priced too, I had a quote of 2.35 per month for worldwide cover for my camera and its accesories upto the value of 300.

Of course the good thing about this company is they specialize in insurance for camera's and photographers, its really aimed towards to professional market, and most pro's use it, but its affordable enough for home users as well.

Dont forget, it covers everything upto a specifiec value including tripod's, memory cards, camera's, bags etc...

They will even cover loss of earnings, public liability and personal injury if you are a professional!

smile

Get A Quote Today

Top
Google Ads
#172050 - 13th Sep 2007 12:50pm Re: Camera Insurance [Re: MattLFC]
Mark Online   Reading


Wiki Master

Registered: 9th Nov 2003
Posts: 21085
Loc: Wirral
This looks a great deal, for the pro and the Amature.

Bare in mind your "Home Contents" cover may cover you
for similar. So don't double insure.
_________________________
My Avatar images are all from the Wirral Gallery.Click Me
Wow Wirral History is coming along Great! Wirral History

we get +200 new members a month now smile

Top
#172051 - 13th Sep 2007 12:53pm Re: Camera Insurance [Re: Mark]
MattLFC Offline
Wiki Master

Registered: 14th Aug 2004
Posts: 22315
Loc: Moreton/Beirut/Mobile
Yeah it "may", but its certainly not as comprehensive as dedicated camera insurance, and also its highly unlikely they would cover you if you dropped it in a river whilst in a foreign country.

Usually home contents insurance only covers you whilst in the home, and even when it doesnt I dont think its worth risking the hassle when one considers the price of this insurance hehe.

Home contents also struggle to pay out for anything thats outside the home, especiallt theft, even when you specifically have it in your policy schedule.

smile

Top
#172052 - 13th Sep 2007 1:00pm Re: Camera Insurance [Re: MattLFC]
Mark Online   Reading


Wiki Master

Registered: 9th Nov 2003
Posts: 21085
Loc: Wirral
Matty - Accidental Damage on Home insurance will cover you.
It will also cover your abroad. If you drop it in a river.

Mine does and will.
But each policy is different.

This is why after reading it, i realised that i'm already covered.
That's all. And only wanted to make members aware that they
may already be covered and not to double insure.

I'm not saying its a waste of time. It looks good but not for me.

That's all.
_________________________
My Avatar images are all from the Wirral Gallery.Click Me
Wow Wirral History is coming along Great! Wirral History

we get +200 new members a month now smile

Top
#172055 - 13th Sep 2007 1:05pm Re: Camera Insurance [Re: Mark]
MattLFC Offline
Wiki Master

Registered: 14th Aug 2004
Posts: 22315
Loc: Moreton/Beirut/Mobile
Maybe so, but id rather rely on insurance that does cover it without hassle, then having an argument with an insurance company that doesnt.

People rely far too much on their homne insurance nowadays, and its because of this that you always hear horror stories about people taking months to get things out of them, for the smallest thing.

At the end of the day, it depends how much the camera is worth to you and if you can afford to be without it for weeks/months due to insurance companies dragging their feet.

Personally, I couldnt, so I insure outside of home contents insurance. If contents insurance was so good, all these external policies wouldnt exist, because we wouldnt have any need for them.

wink

Top
#172057 - 13th Sep 2007 1:22pm Re: Camera Insurance [Re: MattLFC]
Mark Online   Reading


Wiki Master

Registered: 9th Nov 2003
Posts: 21085
Loc: Wirral
No point in paying for the same insurance twice no matter how
its dressed up. That's My opinion wink

Contents claims : Family experience seems pretty good. Just a case of providing receipts. (Maybe that is where the bottle neck is).
_________________________
My Avatar images are all from the Wirral Gallery.Click Me
Wow Wirral History is coming along Great! Wirral History

we get +200 new members a month now smile

Top
#172061 - 13th Sep 2007 2:25pm Re: Camera Insurance [Re: Mark]
_Ste_ Offline


Wiki Master

Registered: 7th Aug 2005
Posts: 16051
Loc: New Brighton
.


Attachments: Viewing Permissions May Apply. Click Me
19722.jpg

Description: ORDER IN THE COURT!

111.jpg

Description: kaaapowww!


_________________________


http://www.youtube.com/user/stetopop

Top
#172062 - 13th Sep 2007 2:29pm Re: Camera Insurance [Re: _Ste_]
_Ste_ Offline


Wiki Master

Registered: 7th Aug 2005
Posts: 16051
Loc: New Brighton
In my personal opinion i would buy it seperatly as the chances of damage especially with the things i do, where i go with my cameras etc wink are inevitable!
I`d rather not risk my house insurance costs going up and like matty said i`d like a newer camera asap, not messing round waiting for insurance companys to drag their feet etc smile
_________________________


http://www.youtube.com/user/stetopop

Top

Moderator:  Mod 
Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Submarine Disaster
by diggingdeeper
Yesterday at 05:46 PM
Fitting bathroom lights need help
by yr20405
17th Nov 2017 11:29pm
Charity fishing match
by paul110180
17th Nov 2017 9:29pm
Games for children
by granny
17th Nov 2017 1:35am
Are there any doctors or nurses on here.
by granny
16th Nov 2017 11:52pm
For Sale & Free
Extending dining table with six chairs
by kazaroo
Yesterday at 04:46 PM
Water Dispenser Cold Cool Machine Cooler
by markyport
19th Nov 2017 4:45pm
where to get cheap carpet
by mickturner
17th Nov 2017 4:24pm
White radiator single panel 1400 x 600 - good cond
by gerrymoore
16th Nov 2017 9:16am
Samsung Galaxy S7 Titanium Silver + Extras
by j_demo
15th Nov 2017 7:29pm
Featured Member
Registered: 26th Jul 2008
Posts: 1504
Newest Members
wagonwheel82, Norfolk, monadrexx, Dipper, DarioLo
12452 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
Fitting bathroom lights need help
by yr20405
17th Nov 2017 11:29pm
Games for children
by granny
17th Nov 2017 1:35am
Bath Lifts
by locomotive
16th Nov 2017 6:22pm
The Lanterns at Chester Zoo
by granny
16th Nov 2017 1:05pm
Travelling Bus and Train Which Tickets?
by fish5133
15th Nov 2017 5:31pm
News : New Topics
Submarine Disaster
by diggingdeeper
Yesterday at 05:46 PM
Anyone read this ?
by venice
16th Nov 2017 3:22pm
Is this crime against humanity
by granny
13th Nov 2017 4:04pm
Wedding for Cancer Research !
by Katemargaret
11th Nov 2017 10:38pm
The EU and us.
by Excoriator
11th Nov 2017 8:44am
New Enthusiast Forums
Charity fishing match
by paul110180
17th Nov 2017 9:29pm
Are there any doctors or nurses on here.
by granny
16th Nov 2017 11:52pm
Taltalk Broadband Dying
by diggingdeeper
15th Nov 2017 3:40am
Replacement Key Fob casing
by fish5133
14th Nov 2017 7:45pm
Insecure sites.
by venice
13th Nov 2017 3:54pm
(Views 24hrs)Trending Newest Topics
Submarine Disaster 129
Brexit bill 8
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Tue 7:50am
Sunset Tue 4:06pm
Local Time Tue 4:32am
WikiWirral Can . . . .