liability insurance---photographers

seriously

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Does anyone have any advice on getting personal liability insurance locally? I was asked to present liability insurance at a race track today. It is fairly inexpensive in the States ($600 per year, zero deductible, $1milion payout per bloody accident...unfortunately does not cover me abroad). Or, do you know if you could use something in tandem with ordinary travel insurance?

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steveinbsas

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seriously said:
Does anyone have any advice on getting personal liability insurance locally? I was asked to present liability insurance at a race track today. It is fairly inexpensive in the States ($600 per year, zero deductible, $1milion payout per bloody accident...unfortunately does not cover me abroad). Or, do you know if you could use something in tandem with ordinary travel insurance?

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Why would you be asked for liability insurance at a race track in Argentina?
 

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steveinbsas said:
Why would you be asked for liability insurance at a race track in Argentina?
To gain access to the pits and the racetrack (cars not horses), you have to show liability of at least $180.000 pesos. So if you get flattened by a speeding amateur driver, the autodrome won't go broke keeping you on life support.

You do not have to show liability insurance just to watch, as a spectator.
 

citygirl

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oooh - my friend is a photographer at a horse race track, not car. But regardless, I'll ask him anyway to see if he has it.
 

cbphoto

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The race -track (if you mean horses) in Las Canitas..is government owned...so you have to deal with much bureaucracy. I tried...and was almost kicked out (if your camera even slightly faces the crowd)...
For a much nicer track...and super friendly people...go to San Isidero race track! One of the only green (grass) tracks in the world!
Took a bunch of studio style portraits of jockeys there... the head of publicity was more than helpful :)
 

seriously

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citygirl said:
oooh - my friend is a photographer at a horse race track, not car. But regardless, I'll ask him anyway to see if he has it.
that is ok, I think it is the same basic coverage. i would really appreciate it!
 

ezequiel

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You can go to La Caja and get one. They cost nothing and normally last for a minimum of 2 months.

It's as you said, so that they don't have to pay in case you have an accident. Check if they don't ask for a mandatory life insurance too.

saludos,

Ezequiel
 
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