Inlet was founded by a small team of experienced Insurance professionals who recognised the need for a fresh approach to supporting users in the Sharing Economy.
The growing range of online services, such as Airbnb and Just Park provide a win-win situation. They not only enable people to share parking and accommodation for extra income. They also give users of these services more choice and better value for money, in an easy, accessible way – this is the sharing economy.
However, with the new opportunities that the sharing economy creates, fresh challenges have emerged for Insurers to ensure everyone is properly protected. A home is potentially your most expensive possession, which you entrust to a stranger. Even careful guests can have accidents and there may even be occasions when the guest abuses this trust.
It is clear to us the enormous value and potential for sharing activities, to help both users and communities, however there is a lot of work to be done to help users understand the protection they needs and where standard insurances might fall short. Equally, the Insurance industry needs help to understand this new Sharing Economy and where their customers need better Insurance solutions. As well as making products available to customers directly through Inlet, we work alongside Insurance companies and brokers to provide them with insurance solutions for their customers. By doing this we hope to make the Insurance Industry as a whole work better for the Sharing Economy.
Inlet is an associate member of SEUK (Sharing Economy UK www.sharingeconomyuk.com), who are the trade body for the Sharing Economy and aims to encourage and help users of the Sharing Economy stay safe and protected when operating their sharing venture. We also want to help drive better economics for users by providing cost effective tailored products on a pay on use basis.
We offer you great value, fixed-price, insurance that covers you for only the time you need. Standard insurance can often fall short for having guests or sharing your parking space. With our specially designed cover you can sleep as easy as your guests. Find your product now.
It's really easy to arrange cover, and there is no need for you to make any changes to your existing Home or Landlord Insurance. Just select your cover, answer a few questions and pay. You're covered. And prices start from £1 per day
In this blog we let you know some of the Home Insurance policies which can work alongside Inlet products
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