Goods in transit liability cover

This page aims to provide a brief overview of the options available for goods in transit liability cover. You can also click our quick guide or for more detailed information please see our full Terms and conditions

Goods in Transit Contractual Liability
All consignments that travel with Rush Couriers are subject to Rush Couriers own terms and conditions. These conditions automatically apply Standard Liability Cover but upon request can be enhanced to Increased Liability Cover. Exclusions apply and some goods travel at own risk*.

Standard Liability Cover for Overnight consignments
Standard conditions limit liability to a maximum cover per consignment of £13 per kilo with an excess of £50.00 to a limit of £100.00 Exclusions apply and some goods travel at own risk*.

Increased Liability Cover (ILC) for overnight consignments
Increased Liability Cover is available up to a maximum of £3,000 per consignment for computers, laptops, computer equipment, peripherals, items containing computerised technology, software, mobile telephones and accessories, or other audio – visual equipment. A limit of £15,000 applies to other goods. There is no excess. Exclusions apply and some goods travel at own risk*.

How do I purchase Increased Liability Cover?
Increased Liability Cover can be purchased from Rush Couriers when booking a collection. You must declare the total value of the consignment at the time of sending the goods and you will be charged according to that value. The declared value must reflect the actual value of the goods being transported, taking into account the age and condition of the goods. The current charge is £10.00 per £1000.00 of cover

Standard Liability Cover for Same-day and International consignments
The Company’s liability to the Customer in respect of any one consignment shall not exceed the declared value for such carriage of the Goods or three times the charge payable to the Company for such International or Overnight services whichever sum is the lesser subject always to a maximum liability of £100.

Increased Liability Cover (ILC) for Same-day and International consignments
Increased Liability Cover is available to purchase at the point of booking for most consignments. For a full list of goods that can be covered please refer to our list of what we can and can’t carry. We can arrange special cover at an additional charge for some items but please ask one of our staff for more information

How do I purchase Increased Liability Cover?
Increased Liability Cover can be purchased from Rush Couriers at the point of booking. You must declare the total value of the consignment at the time of sending the goods and you will be charged according to that value. The declared value must reflect the actual value of the goods being transported, taking into account the age and condition of the goods. ILC is available at £10.00 per £1000.00 unless otherwise stated at the point of booking.