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UK Cargo Policy Summary

With an unusually wide policy wording that has been developed exclusively for Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, we offer a market leading product which is suitable for all UK customers across a wide range of industries and sectors.

Backed by the robust financial security which comes with a member of the Allianz Group our cargo insurance policy is designed meet the needs of a wide range of customers, ranging from small businesses and start-ups to established international trading houses and corporations.

The main features and benefits of our comprehensive policy and service are shown below.

Please be aware that this summary is not intended to be exhaustive, and does not form part of the insurance contract set out in the official policy document. For full information, please refer to the specific policy document itself.

Goods in transit coverage

The goods are covered for physical damage or loss whilst in transit by land, sea and air.

Storage cover

The goods are insured while in storage in the ordinary course of transit.

Limit of coverage:

This is individually negotiable per policy based on your client’s requirements.

Geographical cover:

Worldwide cover, subject to excluded territories is available or cover can be provided on a more specific geographical basis dependant on your client’s requirements.

Package policies:

For clients requiring a package of insurance policies covering a range of risks, such as cargo and property, liability and engineering, arrangements can be made to provide the client with a full range of covers in conjunction with Allianz Insurance plc and other Allianz companies.

Stock cover:

The policy can be easily extended to cover goods in store outside the normal course of transit.

Exhibition cover:

Is available on request to cover risks to, from and whilst at exhibitions.

Period of cover:

Generally 12 months unless otherwise agreed.

Terrorism Cover:

Full cover is provided whilst goods are in the ordinary course of transit. Up to 100,000 covered whilst in store, outside the normal course of transit.

Survey fees:

Cover for survey fees.

Other features etc

  • Removal of Debris up to 10% of agreed value or 5,000 whichever is the lesser.
  • Brands Clause provides a special risk extension where branded goods are insured.
  • Concealed Damage Clause protects the customer where damage is not discovered until 60 days after arrival.
  • Cover for Fumigation Charges.
  • Cover for deliberate destruction by a Govt. Authority.
  • Automatic extension for ISM forwarding charges.
  • Automatic extension for ISPS forwarding charges.

Policy documentation & downloads

Printable versions and downloads of our unique policy and other documents are available. Download them as PDF files here:

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Online services

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