As the owner of your camper, you need to have a valid vehicle insurance to participate in the Indie Campers Marketplace. Preferably one that also covers your camper if you rent it out. If your insurance doesn’t cover renting out your camper, we have partnered with Nationale-Nederlanden to provide the Indie Campers Travel Protection Program for privately owned campers. Through this program your camper and the renter are insured for all kinds of damages that occur during the trip that is booked through the Indie Campers Marketplace. For more information about this program, please read the FAQ’s below and check the IPID for a quick overview or the travel protection program for private campers Stipulations and the Terms & Conditions for a complete view.
Consult in advance the Terms & Conditions of your primary camper insurance or other arrangements you have made with your insurer for possible limitations. And to avoid problems with your primary insurance, please check with your primary insurance if renting out your camper is allowed in combination with our Camper Travel Protection Program for private hosts.
If your primary camper insurance doesn’t provide cover when renting out your camper, our Travel Protection Program for privately owned campers has got you covered!
Financial loss cover: This Protection Program is an addition to your primary camper insurance and covers financial loss as a result of claims during the rental period. If during the rental period damage occurs through or to your camper and your primary insurance refuses cover or recovers the costs on you because you rented out your camper, our insurance covers your financial loss.
24/7 Roadside Assistance: the traveller gets 24/7 assistance in case of breakdown or if the traveller can’t drive the vehicle anymore due to damage or if the driver is not able to drive anymore. Repairs on the spot, towing to a garage or repatriation of the camper and the travellers is taken care of. Costs for a replacement vehicle and/or accommodation is also covered.
Terms & Conditions
Conditions for hosts
The camper owner must be a Spanish, Dutch or Belgian resident with a fixed address and this person must be the registered owner of the camper vehicle.
In order to be accepted to this Travel Protection Program for privately owned campers, the vehicle should:
- Be owned by a private person and not a commercial business;
- Be officially registered in the country of residence of the owner;
- Have an active insurance with at least motor liability coverage;
- Be proven legally roadworthy and in overall good condition;
- Not weigh more than 3,5 tons and have no more than 8 seats for recreational purposes;
- Not have more than 400.000km on the odometer;
- Not be impounded;
- primarily be privately used by the owner and not rented out for profit (commercial use);
- Not be rented out more than 120 days a year;
- Not be rented from or to commercial businesses and is not used for the commercial transportation of people or goods.
Please note that the above described Travel Protection Program for privately owned campers is an Insurance Policy concluded in Portugal and subject to Dutch law and mandatory Portuguese provisions.
To ensure you can enjoy your trip with ease, we have partnered with Nationale-Nederlanden to provide protection for travellers on the road. Through this program the camper and you the renter are insured for all kinds of damages that occur during the trip that is booked through the Indie Campers Marketplace. For more information about the Travel Protection Program for privately owned campers, please read the FAQ’s below and check the IPID for a quick overview, or the Stipulations and full Terms & Conditions for a complete view.
It is possible that the camper owner has his own insurance and you will not be able to get this Travel Protection Program, please check with the owner how his camper is insured.
Travelers that book a private campervan rental through Indie Campers are covered by this Travel Protection Program for privately owned campers against financial loss and roadside assistance.
Financial loss cover: This Protection Program for privately owned campers is an addition to the primary camper insurance and covers financial loss as a result of claims during the rental period. If during the rental period damage occurs through or to the camper and the costs are recovered on you, the renter, our insurance covers this financial loss.
24/7 Roadside Assistance: all bookings have 24/7 assistance in case of breakdown, the vehicle is no longer drivable due to damage or if the driver is not able to drive anymore. Repairs on the spot, towing to a garage or repatriation of the camper and the travelers and their luggage is taken care of. Costs for a replacement vehicle and/or accommodation is also covered.
A deductible of € 1.250,- per claim is applicable. If the renter purchased the reduced deductible, contents and accessories option, the deductible is reduced to € 250,- per claim.
The renter may choose to purchase additional packages:
- Young Driver package: to allow for a renter and/or drivers between the age of 18 and 23 years old who hold a driver’s license at least 3 years. This coverage is only available in The Netherlands and Belgium;
- Reduced Deductible and Casco expansion package: to lower the deductible from € 1.250 to € 250,- per claim and additional limited liability for financial loss related to the camper contents and structure.
Conditions for Travellers:
In order for travellers to be accepted in the insurance, the renter:
- Needs to be a private person of at least 23 years old at the moment of booking
- Needs to have a valid driving license for the camper category for at least the last 3 years
- Can only travel with the camper to countries of the European Union, EVA countries and Great Britain. With the exemption of French overseas territories, Ceuta (Spanish protectorate in Morocco), Azores and Madeira.
In case the renter and/or one of the intended drivers is younger than 23 years old, the optional Young Drivers cover can be purchased. In that case the minimum age requirement is 18 years at time of booking and a valid driving license of at least 3 years is required. (This option are only applicable for privately owned campervans from the Netherlands and Belgium).
Terms & Conditions
In case of damage
In case of damage you can count on us. If something happens during your trip, always contact us and the host to discuss how to proceed. So make sure you have both contact data with you. You will also need a copy of the primary insurance of the camper. Please make sure you receive it, when you pick up your camper.
In case you cannot drive anymore, please contact roadside assistance. They will help you and together with the host you can decide what is the best course of action. All contact info should be shared with you at the time of your booking and when you pick up your camper.
In case of an accident, theft or relevant event, contact the police and make sure you get a police report to send to our claims provider and the host. Also make sure you fill in the European Accident form that you receive with your camper and if relevant check that the other party also fills it in. Use the information of the primary insurance (green card) to fill in this form. A copy of this form also needs to be sent to our claims provider and the host.
In order to facilitate the claim handling, we also strongly advise you to take pictures of the situation before you move the camper at the accident location. Pictures of the damage and involved other vehicles are also advised.
When handing in your camper, check the damage together with the host and take extra video and pictures if needed with the help of the app that the host has. Together you fill in the hand-over form, describe the damage and the cause. Make sure you share copies of all relevant documents with the host.