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Is there Insurance or protection for our phantoms in USA?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by lalvar40, Apr 9, 2015.

  1. lalvar40

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    I mean...is there any kind of insurance I can buy where if my P2V+ crashes or it is lost accidentally I will recover some money? Any experience with a specific company or current offering in US market?
     
  2. msinger

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    I keep seeing this one pop up in Facebook groups that I follow:
    https://www.neary-aerial.com

    I don't know anything about it -- nor have I ever seen anyone mention they purchased it.
     
  3. bbfpv

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    Nothing in the states that's realistic for a hobbyist. There are some that exist for commercial use. Obviously your homeowners insurance will cover loss from theft, but at the price of a P2 or P3, it's probably cheaper just buying a new one (depending on your deductible, obviously)
     
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    I kinda sorta have a similar question...since I just purchased the P2V I have been offered an extended warranty for $139.99 to cover repairs, etc. for one year ($189.99 for two).

    It didn't mention loss, just damage.

    What do you think? There's a $100 deductible for each occurrence.
     
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    Sounds like the SquareTrade offering, right? if so, don't do it. They don't cover flying cameras anymore.
     
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    This one isn't Square Trade. It's called Consumer Priority Service and it specifically shows the P2V and lists it as a drone:

    DJI Phantom 2 Vision Quadcopter with Integrated FPV Camcorder - White [​IMG]
    • Condition: New
    • Quantity Purchased: 1
    • Item Price: $599.00
    • Category: Drone
    • Coverage: Drone
    Warranty Features
    • Thousands of service centers
    • Zero deductible
    • Convenient toll-free 800 number
    • If we can't fix it, we will replace it
    • No lemon policy
    • Fully renewable, fully transferable
    • Hassle free claims system
    • Worldwide warranty coverage
    • Coverage begins after the manufacturers warranty expires*
     
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    Of course I just noticed that it specifically says a $100 deductible and then below says Zero Deductible...hmmm, I'll just have to call them and see what's up.
     
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    Yup. Check with them. They get shady w/ these newfangled contraptions.