Bigger, better cover
We offer the most competitive price / cover combination than any other commercial drone insurer on the market.
We offer the biggest policy in the industry, but on a rare occasion you might need even more cover, we’re very happy to help and offer a competitive quote.
Five star service
We’re very proud of the good reputation we have built, and so we work very hard to maintain it and ensuring our customers are satisfied.
Which policy is right for you?
Our flexible policies are designed to meet different demands. You are able to select each cover as required to suit you individually. We're constantly working with our underwriters to ensure each policy we offer covers as many eventualities as possible. When paired with our competitive pricing strategy we aim to give you the best policy on the market at the least cost.
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|Flight Test & Training (30-day)|
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|Compliant with EU Regulation Our policy fully complies with EU Regulation EC785/2004 providing both public liability and aviation liability (war risks) insurance, which are both applicable to commercial drone operators.|
|Public/Products liability insurance Public liability insurance is compulsory under regulation 785/2004 and we offer varying levels of cover to suit your requirements, all of which comply with the regulations.|
|Equipment - new for old cover If the Insurer decides to replace your drone in the event of a claim the replacement will be the same make and type unless otherwise agreed with yourself.|
|Full cover whilst in transit and operation Full policy cover is in force whether you are flying your drone, transporting it to and from location, or safely storing it (subject to certain excluded territories).|
|No restriction on flying hours You can fly your drone(s) as little or as much as you like.|
|No Restriction on number of drones Our policy will allow you to add as many drones as you require.|
|No restriction on number of operators Our policies allow you to include as many drone operators as your business needs, working under your company control.|
|Coverdrone FlySafe App The FlySafe app (available for iPhone, iPad and Android devices) delivers rich and accurate safety data ranging from airspace maps, dynamic restrictions and much more.|
|In-house fast claims service Our specialist team are here to help with your claim every step of the way, as quickly as possible.|
|Aviation liability insurance Regulation 785/2004 stipulates 'The insured risks shall include acts of war, terrorism, hijacking, acts of sabotage, unlawful seizure of aircraft and civil commotion'. Our policy includes this cover as standard.||Commercial only|
|'In-training' cover Once you have completed a ground school/theory test we can insure you. This will ensure you are covered to complete your flight training before attending your flight assessment.||Commercial only|
|Worldwide cover You can operate your drone anywhere in the world under our policy, subject to certain excluded territories.|
|Equipment - accidental loss or damage Accidental loss of, or damage to, the UAS equipment (this includes associated equipment such as ground based units, laptops etc.) including disappearance.|
|Cover for 'high-risk' premises There are no premises exclusions within our policy we just ask that you comply with the appropriate national aviation regulations.||Commercial only|
|Professional indemnity Covering legal liability for any negligent act, error or omission arising out of the use and operation of UAS. Covers Data Protection and Invasion of Privacy claims but is not restricted to those.|
|Increased costs of working cover In the event of a claim under the equipment section we will cover any reasonable expenses in order for you to fulfil your contractual obligations, e.g. replacement drone hire.|
|Reinstatement of data cover In the event of a loss under the equipment section we will cover any reasonable costs of retrieving or reinstating your data.|
|Hired-in (non-owned) equipment cover This cover protects equipment that is not owned by you, but is hired-in under a hiring agreement.|
|Employers liability insurance If you employ staff in your drone business then you should have employers liability insurance.||Optional|
|Photographers Public Liability If you carry out any ground based photography alongside your drone activities, we can cover this additional activity.||Optional|
Our unique ‘per-day’ cover provides insurance on a short-term basis, from 1 to 7 days at a time. Using our Coverdrone FlySafe app, you can purchase the cover you need at any time – this is suitable for both commercial and hobby users.
Simply download the FlySafe app to your mobile device to get started. The app also provides rich and accurate safety data ranging from airspace maps, dynamic restrictions, environmental conditions, privacy and safety hazards and much more. The app is completely free of charge for Coverdrone customers.
We provide liability insurance and also cover for your drone equipment if you choose. It’s really simple to use and if your insurance cover runs out, simply use the app to purchase extra cover. If you find you are flying fairly regularly, it may be worth considering our annual policy.
Flight Test & Training policy (30 days)
Making the decision to fly commercial drone operations is a major step. You will be taking on work that could affect others, and you will need the right cover from day one – even if you have flown drones as a hobby.
Coverdrone offers bespoke insurance packages to suit every requirement, and that might include your first, tentative flights as a novice when you familiarise yourself with new equipment.
Part of your longer-term flying journey will involve training and, eventually, taking a practical flight assessment to gain permission to fly from your national aviation authority.
We have always recognised that operators will need flexible plans that support them in the early stages. So Coverdrone offers a 30-day policy that covers equipment and liability.
Our experienced Insurance Advisors will discuss policy excesses, and this will reflect the increased risk from an inexperienced drone operator. But, YES, you can get comprehensive cover from us when you start your training.
During the learning phase you will gain a thorough understanding of aviation theory. That will include your knowledge of aviation law, airmanship and safe use of the airspace.
When you pass your flight test, you’ll need to create an operations manual that outlines how and where you intend to fly.
Ideally, you will complete your training with an experienced instructor. Then, with your permission to fly you’ll be good to launch that new career and become a commercial drone operator.
To reward your hard work and newly acquired skills, if you don’t make a claim during training, and you then take out an annual Coverdrone policy within 60 days, we will refund your training premium in full.
That’s how we operate – fair, affordable and always here to give you the best possible advice.
Taking full annual cover for your commercial drone business is a great option. Coverdrone’s industry-leading policy gives you outstanding benefits that cover equipment, public & aviation liability, invasion of privacy and many other features.
For starters, you'll benefit from public & aviation liability insurance where the value of cover is bespoke and flexible, to give you what your company needs.
Professional indemnity can be a serious business. We cover you for liability of negligent acts, and any error of judgement while you are flying your drone. This ensures that you are covered for data protection and invasion of privacy claims, and more. As with so many elements of the Coverdrone policy, you can speak to us about the level of cover you require, but our standard cover is often more than enough.
In the event of an accident, we get you back up and flying – quickly. Our policy is to replace “new for old” unless you choose otherwise. We also offer replacement drone hire cover to speed things up even more.
In fact, we pride ourselves on meeting the ever-changing requirements of the dynamic commercial drone industry. We cover you worldwide (subject to some territorial restrictions), for flight, transit and storage, and there are no restrictions on the number of hours you fly.
The full Coverdrone policy gives you comprehensive aviation insurance for in-flight operations, aviation liability, plus data protection and invasion of privacy issues. It goes without saying that Coverdrone is fully compliant with EU Regulation (EC) No. 785/2004.
Enhancing your policy further
Our policies are comprehensive, however, there may be additional insurance cover that your business needs, such as business travel cover, hired-in equipment cover, personal accident or employers’ liability.
If you need help, simply give our support team a call.
Working with ARPAS-UK
We work closely with ARPAS-UK and are able to offer a premium discount together with enhanced cover to ARPAS-UK members. Please get in touch for further information.