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Hi, we've now booked our shipping dates and looking for insurance to cover our 20' container shipment.

I've read various posts which suggests taking out insurance from separate company to the removals company, and Letton Percival has been recommended.  Wondering if anyone has insured with them since 2020 and has any feedback to share? 

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5 hours ago, Chocci said:

Hi, we've now booked our shipping dates and looking for insurance to cover our 20' container shipment.

I've read various posts which suggests taking out insurance from separate company to the removals company, and Letton Percival has been recommended.  Wondering if anyone has insured with them since 2020 and has any feedback to share? 

We insured with them, and they were a pleasure to deal with - very reasonable too. All our stuff has been in storage for a year at this end though, so if anything was damaged, I'm not sure we'd still have any grounds to claim!

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Not so recently but in 2014 we used them and needed to make a claim, process was straightforward and quick. Happy to recommend and I would certainly use them again if the need arose.

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So many wineries ......so little time :yes:

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Their website has been down since last week weirdly,


PR (100) Planning to move to Perth September 2021

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Thanks Jon - I spoke to them last week and had the same question - apparently their websites are still being fixed/redesigned.
 

Their insurance fee is 1.6% of insured value which is a lot cheaper than shipping companies own insurance. They have switched to Aviva as the insurer so I’m wondering if the claim payouts will be as straightforward! 

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Thanks Chocci. I’ll give them a ring.  PSS came down to 2.3% with no IPT for £40k plus of cover, but as you say 1.6% is much better.


PR (100) Planning to move to Perth September 2021

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Hi Everybody. As mentioned above, we currently have our website down, as it is currently being rebuilt. We therefore do not have our online quotation system available. If you are looking for a quotation, please email me on ian.harrison@lettonpercival.co.uk, or call me on 0151 236 4568. 

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We decided to insure just specific items within the shipment as we thought that a lot of our stuff was personal and probably low cost and we would have difficulty proving value of any damaged items . As it turned out so far one broken glass and two broken mugs


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