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FAST Insurance Total Loss
(Minimum order): 5000
Terms & Conditions
Total Loss Insurance at 2% of Value with a Min Value of $5000.00USD is a suggested insurance product that augments the carrier's provisions.
Claims are valid only if the entire shipment is lost.
Items to be insured for Full Replacement Value at Destination.
Items of like kind & different values must be listed separately.
Any item valued individually at more than value $1,000.00 (or equivalent) must be listed separately.
Policy augments carrier provision coverage of $100.00 per carton.
At time of purchase of NowShip FAST, valuation of replacement value must be made or it is assumed that the minimal carrier coverage will apply.
Total Loss Insurance requires a valued per carton list of your packed cartons with a sum total value of your shipment.
Underwriter will insure against total loss of your shipment.
Policy cost is 2% of the total value you set.
Minimum charge is $100.00USD
Terms & Conditions
Underwritten 100% by certain Underwriters at Lloyds.
Full All Risks’ – Professionally packed. All Risks of physical loss or damage subject to the version of the following London Institute Clauses current at the time of commencement of transit: Institute Cargo Clauses
(A), and the War Clauses, Strikes Clauses, Termination of Transit Clause (Terrorism), Classification Clause, Insolvency Exclusion Amendment Clause, Radioactive Contamination, Chemical, Biological, Bio-Chemical, Electromagnetic Weapons Exclusion Clause and Cyber Attack Exclusion Clause. For the purposes of general average contribution and salvage charges recoverable hereunder, the effects insured shall be deemed to be insured for their full contributory value. OR Owner Packed Goods – As above but excluding Breakage, scratching, denting, chipping, staining and tearing of owner packed effects unless directly caused by fire, stranding, sinking or collision of the vessel or collision or overturn of transporting land conveyance. Also excluding claims for missing items of owner packed cartons or packages unless an itemised valued list of contents of each carton or package is supplied by the owner prior to commencement of transit. OR Restricted Conditions Cover is subject to the Institute Cargo Clauses
(B), and the War Clauses, Strikes Clauses, Termination of Transit Clause (Terrorism), Classification Clause, Insolvency Exclusion Amendment Clause, Radioactive Contamination, Chemical, Biological, Bio-Chemical, Electromagnetic Weapons Exclusion Clause and Cyber Attack Exclusion Clause.
Household Goods and Personal Effects, Antiques, Fine Arts, Automobiles, Boats Motorcycles, Campers and Trailers as declared and valued on this and supporting Documents.
The household goods and personal effects insured must be valued at the replacement cost at destination as supported by a complete valued inventory. Alternatively you may indicate a lump sum value but this must not be less than USD 8 per lb. Any item valued in excess of USD 1,000 must still be listed and declared on the valued inventory and is in addition to the minimum suggested value of USD 8 per lb calculation basis Antiques and fine art, automobiles, campers, boats, motorcycles and trailers must be valued at their replacement cost at destination taking into account costs of duties, shipping and carriage charges.
100% CO-INSURANCE CLAUSE
If you fail to insure for the full replacement value of goods at destination, you will only be entitled to recover from Underwriters the proportion of the loss as the declared value bears to the total value of the property you shipped.
PAIRS & SETS
Where any item is part of a pair or set Underwriters will only pay for the actual items which are lost or damaged. No payment will be made by Underwriters for any items which are part of a pair or of a set and which are not lost or damaged.
RIGHT TO CANCEL
You have the right to cancel this insurance without penalty at any time PRIOR TO THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE INSURANCE. Once the insurance has commenced, your right to cancel ceases and you will be charged the full premium for the insurance. Under the Private Customer Code, we have to give you certain information before you make your decision. If we have not given you this information when you buy your insurance (and you have not told us you do not want it) we will allow you a “cooling off” period of at least 14 days from the time you receive the information. If you do not want to continue the insurance, you may cancel your cover within this period and get all your money back (as long as you have not made any claims).
BASIS OF CLAIMS SETTLEMENT
Underwriters shall be entitled at their option to repair or replace any article lost or damaged (whether wholly or in part) or to pay cash not exceeding the insured value thereof. Underwriters may require proof of ownership, and/or value of any items claimed missing.
The policy excludes deductible/excess as listed on the Certificate of Insurance.
PAYMENT OF PREMIUMS
Insurers shall only be liable to settle a claim recoverable under the terms of this insurance provided the Mover (the Agent) confirms that insurance premiums have been received by the Mover (the Agent). In the event that the Mover (the Agent) advises premiums are outstanding, Insurers will settle a valid claim once premiums have been paid.
DURATION OF COVER
Other than in respect of the War Clauses contained herein coverage attached from the time the household goods and personal effects and/or automobile and/or other approved items are being professionally packed and picked up at the residence or business location of the insured for the commencement of the transit and continues during the ordinary course of transit, including customary transhipment, if any, until the insured property is professionally delivered to the final destination. Coverage is extended to include transits to and from the premises of Cleaners, Repairers or Restorers where such transit is a direct result of loss or damage otherwise covered by this policy. If the good are professionally unpacked coverage is extended to cover the period of professional unpacking provided this takes place within 14 days of delivery. Storage coverage for up to 60 days at origin and 60 days at destination is included if in an enclosed warehouse, excluding any self storage facility, without any additional charge. In consideration of an additional premium Underwriters agree to extend storage coverage on a monthly basis provided your request and premium are received before the expiration of the included storage. In respect of the War Clauses, transits shall be covered as specified therein.
TIME LIMIT FOR CLAIMS NOTIFICATION
I In the event of loss or damage which may give rise to a claim under this Insurance, immediate notice must be given in writing to Underwriters’ representatives. It is a condition precedent to Underwriters liability under this insurance that full details of any losses and/or damages incurred must be notified within 30 days after delivery or 30 days after scheduled delivery in the event of non-delivery. Further it is understood that presentation of claim in its entirety after notice will be in a timely fashion not to exceed 60 days from the time of such notice.
OPTIONAL COVERAGE EXTENSIONS MOULD AND MILDEW RISKS
(Excluding Goods in Permanent Storage) To include loss or damage to the interest insured, howsoever arising, subject to the goods being professionally packed. Underwriter’s maximum liability shall not exceed 75% of the sum insured for any one consignment. This limitation shall not apply to claims arising from external water damage.
ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL DERANGEMEN
T (Excluding Automobiles) To include loss or damage to the interest insured which is caused by electronic and/or electrical and/or mechanical derangement, provided the interest insured does not exceed six years old. Subject to the goods being professionally packed. PAIR OR SETS CLAUSE In the event of loss or damage recoverable to any item or items forming part of a pair or set, the indemnity afforded by this policy shall be limited to the reasonable and fair reduction in value of the pair or set by reason of the loss or damage to the affected item or items having regard to the importance of the affected items within the pair or set. All the articles constituting the pair or set shall, at Underwriters’ option, become their property in the event that the Underwriters agree to pay the total loss of the pair or entire set.
MOVING COSTS In the event of loss or damage resulting in the non-delivery of your entire consignment Underwriters agree to provide full reimbursement of moving charges paid if insured under this policy.
CHOICE OF LAW AND JURISDICTION
The parties are free to choose the law and jurisdiction applicable to this insurance contract. Unless specifically agreed to the contrary, this Insurance shall be subject to English law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.
The Underwriters shall be subrogated to the extent of their payment for losses insured hereunder to all the insured’s rights of recovery against any person or organisation, excepting the freight forwarder or mover who issued this document.
This insurance does not cover to the extent of any other insurance, whether prior or subsequent hereto in date and by whomsoever effected, directly or indirectly covering the same property and the Underwriters shall be liable for loss or damage only for the excess value beyond the amount due from such other insurance.
It is your responsibility to take reasonable care note to make misrepresentations to insurers. This requirement includes (but is not limited to) a requirement to disclose to us if you are unable to comply with any term of this document and/or the Valued Inventory. This insurance may be voidable in the event of your deliberate or reckless or careless misrepresentation that, without the misrepresentation, the insurer would not have entered into the contract at all or would have done so 0nly with different terms
PROPERTY COVERED SUBJECT TO SPECIFIED LIMITATIONS
Unless agreed otherwise in writing by us, the following limitations apply: - 1) Jewelry and furs unless declared and valued but subject to a limit of USD 3,500 any one transit. 2) Artwork greater than USD 10,000 any one item must be prior approved by WTI.
No cover is provided for the following; 1) Money and securities.
1) Loss or damage caused by gradual deterioration, wear and tear, atmospheric or climatic conditions (see optional coverage), inherent vice, vermin, moth damage, consequential loss and loss of data. 2) Depreciation arising from inadequate or substandard repairs or restoration of a damaged item. 3) Loss of or damage to an automobile while being driven under its own power except while on premises of the port or while being driven by an authorised driver who is an employee of the freight forwarder or his agent in direct furtherance of the transit. 4) Loss or damage caused by scratching, denting or marring of automobiles unless the forwarder and the owner both agree and sign a “certificate of condition” or similar document stating the condition of the automobile prior to shipment, noting all defects. Non-factory installed accessories not specifically declared and valued for insurance. Goods packed in autos. 5) Loss of or damage to your property directly caused by pressure waves caused by aircraft and other aerial devices travelling at sonic or supersonic speeds. 6) Loss of data on CPU’s, Tablets or any other similar device. 7) Electrical, electronic, mechanical derangement and internal damage of electrical items unless there is evidence of external damage to the Insured item or its packing (see optional coverage). 8) This insurance shall be voidable in the event of misrepresentation, mis-description or non-disclosure in any material particular. 9) If the claim be in any respect fraudulent, or if any fraudulent means or devices be used by the Insured or any one claiming indemnity under this Insurance or any one acting on his or their behalf, to obtain any benefit under this insurance, or if any loss or damage be occasioned by the wilful act or with the connivance of the Insured, or any one claiming indemnity under this Insurance, all benefit under this Insurance will be forfeited. 10) Ensuing or indirect losses resulting from or as a consequence of claims made for loss or damage arising from an insured peril 11) Excluding any loss or damage due to wrinkling of shoes, curtains, purses, handbags or similar items. 12) Missing items not noted as packed at origin on Packing List. 13) Other exclusions as detailed in the Addendum Clauses in this policy.
If your goods become lost or damaged and you wish to make a claim on this insurance please send written notification to WK Webster Overseas, 80 Maiden Lane, NY, NY 10038. Ph: 212 269 8220 Email:
Any claimant under this insurance shall at the request and at the expense of the Underwriters do and concur in doing and permit to be done all such acts and things as may be necessary or reasonably required by the Underwriters for the purpose of enforcing any rights and remedies, or of obtaining relief or indemnity from other parties to which the Underwriters shall be or would become entitled or subrogated upon their paying for or making good any loss or damage under this insurance, whether such acts and things shall be or become necessary or required before or after his indemnification by the Underwriters.
22) CUSTOMER SERVICE AND COMPLAINTS We are dedicated to providing a high quality service and we want to ensure that we maintain this at all times. If you feel you have not been offered a first class service please write and tell us and we will do our best to resolve the problem.
You may alternatively, if preferred, contact the Insurance Administrator: Worldwide Transit Insurance Brokers Inc at: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are unable to resolve the situation and wish to make a complaint you can refer it to the Complaints Department at Lloyds who may, in certain circumstances be able to review the matter.
Their address is: Complaints Department Lloyds One Lime Street London EC3M 7HA, United Kingdom Tel No: 020 7327 5693 Fax No: 020 7327 5225 E-mail:
In the event that the Complaints Department is unable to resolve your complaint it may in certain circumstances be possible for you to refer it to the Financial Ombudsman Service at:
Exchange Tower Harbour Exchange Square London E14 9SR, United Kingdom Tel No: 0845 080 1800 Email:
Financial Services Compensation Scheme Lloyds is covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme. You may be entitled to compensation from the Scheme if we cannot meet our obligations to you under this contract. If you were entitled to compensation under the Scheme, the level and extent of the compensation would depend on the nature of this contract. Further Information about the Scheme is available from the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (7th floor Lloyd’s Chambers, Portsoken Street, London E1 8BN, United Kingdom) and on their website:
APPLICABLE OVERSEAS REMOVAL CLAUSES
1. INSTITUTE CARGO CLAUSES (A)
2. INSTITUTE CARGO CLAUSES (B)
3. INSTITUTE WAR CLAUSES
4. INSTITUTE STRIKES CLAUSES
5. TERMINATION OF TRANSIT CLAUSE (TERRORISM)
6. INSTITUTE CLASSIFICATION CLAUSE
7. INSOLVENCY EXCLUSION AMENDMENT CLAUSE (J.C.93)
8. RADIOACTIVE CONTAMINATION, CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL, BIO-CHEMICAL, ELECTROMAGNETIC WEAPONS EXCLUSION CLAUSE 9. CYBER ATTACK EXCLUSION CLAUSE
10. SANCTION LIMITATION AND EXCLUSION CLAUSE
Total Loss Insurance at 2% of Value with a Min Value of $5000.00USD is a suggested insurance product that augments the carrier's provisions.
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