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      08-26-2011, 03:14 PM   #1390
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Originally Posted by Chewy734 View Post
I have two questions for you guys:

1. Where did you go to get your equipment insured? How much is your premium/coverage?

2. Do you do anything special for international travel? I'm always afraid that customs will confiscate my equipment if they think I'm trying to sell it there. Should I be worried?
My insurance is a rider with Travelers that cost around $10 per $1000 with no deductible. All locations, including international. I've got musical instrument and photography equipment coverage, both with Travelers, but the brokers were independent companies. You might call Travelers direct for an even better deal, or not.

I've only been to the Caribbean, Canada and the UK with my photo equipment, but no hassles. I imagine that your experience can vary a lot by country. Why would they think you're going to sell it? I'd guess that'd only be a worry for someone traveling repeatedly to the same country.

Dave
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