What does Shipsurance base coverage on and what are the coverage limits?

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According to our shipping insurance partner, Shipsurance, coverage is dependent on the value declared rather than the amount of coverage requested.
As you insure your shipments, please keep in mind the Coverage Limits from the Shipsurance Terms of Service: This insurance covers up to $10,000.00 per package for non USPS First-Class mail shipments and $999.99 for USPS First-Class mail shipments.

The coverage is limited to $1,000.00 per package for consolidators such as:

  • APC
  • Asendia
  • Global Mail
  • SmarPost
  • Globegistics
  • IBC
  • ODS
  • IMS
  • Newgistcs
  • OnTrac
  • RR Donnelley
  • Mail Innovations

The coverage is also limited to $5,000.00 for USPS Priority International shipments (non-Express Mail).

Mobile telephones are limited to $1,000.00 of coverage per package and $25,000.00 per conveyance including: 

  • cell phones
  • smart phones
  • messaging phones
  • iPhones
  • Android phones
  • Blackberry phones

Related articles:

What is Shipsurance?
Shipsurance Terms of Use
Insuring your package: Step-by-step guide
What is the cost of Shipsurance for a shipment that already has included insurance?


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