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RV sharing comes to Canada, insured by Aviva


December 14, 2017   by Staff


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rv recreational vehicle camping open roadOutdoorsy—an RV-sharing platform that allows RV owners to rent their vehicles online—has come to Canada, with all rentals insured by Aviva Canada.

Aviva has underwritten a $2 million third party liability insurance program for Outdoorsy. All RV rentals booked through Outdoorsy will be automatically covered by the policy.

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“We’re excited to team up with Outdoorsy because they are the most reputable and sustainable partner in this business, winning the hearts and minds of RV enthusiasts,” Daniel Ignoto, Aviva Canada’s president of lifestyle personal insurance, said in a statement. “We’re both committed to building products that have long-term value for our customers and support the way they’d like to travel.”

Outdoorsy allows renters to book a variety of RVs online and communicate directly with the owners. Owners select pre-qualified renters through online profiles, and can rate and review renters through the platform.

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