Protect Your Vacation Rental Business
All-inclusive insurance that replaces your homeowner’s policy. Custom-penned for the unique risks of vacation rental and/or short-term rental properties.
- Commercial Package Policy: coverage for building(s), contents, liability, and income
- Buildings(s): special cause of loss with replacement cost valuation
- Contents: special cause of loss with replacement cost valuation
- Liability: $1,000,000/$2,000,000 in commercial general liability
- Income: actual loss sustained business income coverage with no time limit
- Liability coverage continued to amenities: swinnimg pools, hot tubs, watercraft, bicycles, docks, rec areas, and much more
- Enhancement coverage: theft, damage to your rental caused by a guest, animal/pet liability and more
- No standard occupancy restrictions; designed for short-term rentals
- Underwritten by Lloyds of London, AM Best’s A
Designed to Fully Replace the Current Coverage on the Property
“Homeowner’s insurance does not cover vacation rental business activities.”
“What if a guest was injured while staying at your rental property and claimed you liable?”
“What if a guest accidentally damaged, or worse destroyed your rental property as a result of a fire?”
Vacation Rental Insurance | FAQ’s
What is considered short-term renting? In the insurance world, a property that is rented for less than 30 days at a time is typically considered short-term. A property in which the renter does not reside/live at the dwelling.
Why Does my homeowner’s policy not cover my short-term rental? All homeowner’s policies carry a “business activity exclusion”. In other words, any claim involving a “business activity” could rightfully be denied.
Is my short-term rental really a business? Yes. More and more cities like Austin, Santa Barbara, and Chicago are now requiring short-term rental owners to carry and pay for a business license.
How do I get covered for business activity? You buy a business insurance policy. The Vacation Rental Property Insurance policy is a business policy. It covers your business property (rental home/contents), business liability, and the business income it generates.
If I insure my short-term rental as a business can I also stay there? Yes. There are no standard occupancy restrictions on a business policy. This means the property is insured while you stay there, friends or family, and of course paying guests.
My short-term rental is also my primary residence, can I still purchase the Vacation Rental Policy? Yes. If the short-term rental home is also your primary residence, the policy simply adds $1,000,000 in personal liability and $50,000 in loss of use to relocate in the event the property is being rebuilt. This is very important if you do not carry a homeowner’s policy elsewhere.
What if I also live at the short-term rental, can I still purchase a policy? Yes. You have the same business exposure. We see every scenario imaginable. You live upstairs and short-term rent the downstairs. You live in the main home and rent out the guest house, etc.
If I have a Vacation Rental Policy do I keep my homeowner’s or landlord policy in place? No. The policy is designed to fully replace the current coverage you have. You would cancel your current policy.
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