SUMMARY OF COVER

BEEKEEPER EQUIPMENT POLICY - SUMMARY OF COVER

WHAT IS THIS TYPE OF INSURANCE?
Cover for Hives, Stock and Equipment Used in Connection with Beekeeping.

WHAT'S INSURED?

  • Apiaries: hives, parts & accessories.
  • Out apiaries, hives, parts & accessories.
  • Workshops & workbenches.
  • Electrical equipment.
  • Honey extractors, smokers 
  • Trophies & silverware.
  • Clothing (such as bee suits, whitecoats, gloves).
  • Exhibition stands and content.
  • Microscopes, books.
  • General Equipment.
  • Bee colonies.
  • Stock (including honey, jars, labels & candles).
  • Optional Buildings.

WHAT'S NOT INSURED?

  • Damage caused by wear & tear.
  • Bees from disease, natural death, smoking or swarm.
  • Policy excess: £50 (unless stated otherwise).
  • Corrosion, change in temperature.
  • Mechanical or electrical breakdown.

WHAT ARE MY OBLIGATIONS?

  • Insure your equipment and stock for the full replacement value (across all locations if applicable).
  • Advise Buckland Harvester of anything relevant to your cover (called Fair Presentation of Risk).
  • Advise Buckland Harvester of any significant changes during the years cover.
  • Take reasonable care to minimise activity or situation that may cause damage or loss.

HOW DO I CANCEL THE CONTRACT?

  • Within 14 days of receiving documentation (if dissatisfied), or if you cease beekeeping. It will renew automatically (subject to payment being successfully collected) unless cancelled by the policyholder. Written notice of renewal will be sent out 14-28 days before renewal is due.

ARE THERE ANY 
RESTRICTIONS ON COVER?

  • Theft from unattended vehicle (unless locked)

WHERE AM I COVERED?

  • Anywhere in Great Britain, Northern Ireland, the Chanel Islands and the isle of Man.

WHEN DOES THE COVER 
START AND END?

  • Cover is for 12 months fromthe date taken out online.

WHEN AND HOW DO I PAY?

  • Online, as cover is being arranged.

Company: Arista Insurance Company

USEFUL LINKS
British Beekeepers

Buckland Harvester 

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