Orchestral equipment insurance from Orchestralguard

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Why buy Orchestralguard?

If you missed it earlier, here's our sales pitch:

  1. We cover more than £60 million of gear for thousands of amateur and professional musicians
  2. Flexible cover options - you create the cover you want, including accidental damage, theft, loss, hire, breakdown and Public Liability
  3. 14 days to change your mind
  4. Our simple to use site makes it easy!

Flexible cover options

With Orchestralguard you can customise your policy so it matches your needs. Our cover includes:

  • Accidental damage, theft and loss
  • Instrument breakdown
  • Theft from a vehicle
  • Diminution of value, covering you against any loss in value due to a claim
  • New-for-old replacements
  • Hire of instruments and equipment
  • Public Liability up to £5 million

If you change your mind

If you decide that for any reason, this policy does not meet your insurance needs then please confirm in writing to us within 14 days of issue. On the condition that no claims have been made or are pending we will then refund your premium in full.

Thereafter you may cancel the insurance cover at any time and you will receive a pro-rata refund providing no claims have been made and there are none pending.

The musicians' choice

Thousands of musicians currently trust and insure their instruments with us - we have over £60 million worth of instruments on cover.

Simple and safe to use

We've created the Orchestralguard website to take all of the guesswork out of buying musical instrument insurance. We guide you through the buying process - from a basic quote, to adding in the options that you need and then on to completing your online application.

The site is also totally secure and monitored daily by McAfee to ensure our site conforms to strict standards. You can see the McAfee badge on the right hand side bar.

Our claims performance

You need to know that in the event of a claim, that your claim will be handled quickly and without any undue hassle. 

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