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    Volcano Insurance

    Am I being stupid but has volcanic ash never appeared in our skies before now? It seems odd that this issue hasn't been raised before. Also, are you likely to get some volcano insurance for the future?

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    Re: Volcano Insurance

    Would volcano insurance not come under an act of god?
    Quote Originally Posted by TAKTAK View Post
    It didn't fall off, it merely became insufficient at it's purpose and got a bit droopy...

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    Re: Volcano Insurance

    In this case everyone suffers I don't see why the insurance should cover the whole cost, since technically it is not included in the premium paid. Although it is harsh not to at least give some payout.

    Personal (moral) opinion: insurance payout perhaps 25%.
    Personal (financial) opinion: no payout (AVIVA 12:30PM : 378.50p Down 8.50p (2.20%))

    I suspect that even if the insurance policy excludes such natural disasters, the regulators will find a way to bend around that.

    Back to topic. If the last time it erupted is before you're even born, the chance of it striking (short-term aside) again in your lifetime is almost nil. So there is really no point in insuring it.
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    Re: Volcano Insurance

    Quote Originally Posted by finlay666 View Post
    Been pulled, guess you mean
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vR4XifXO0Ho
    I wouldn't know as I'm on restricted web access at work.

    If it's Mr Griffin and his volcano insurance then it's sorted

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    Re: Volcano Insurance

    i seen that joke more times now than the same guy in a certain embasy
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    now that i think about the word "throttled" in a certain light... its not so far different to strangled really

    our boiler broke so we has no heating or hot water, this is the bloody result ^^

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    Re: Volcano Insurance

    Quote Originally Posted by kevdale View Post
    Am I being stupid but has volcanic ash never appeared in our skies before now? It seems odd that this issue hasn't been raised before. Also, are you likely to get some volcano insurance for the future?
    Stupid - not my place to say. The UK isn't the only country on earth though.

    It has been raised before, many times that's why there are VAACs around the globe.
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    Re: Volcano Insurance

    Quote Originally Posted by Lee @ SCAN View Post
    If it's Mr Griffin and his volcano insurance then it's sorted
    But only after he bought all the handsome cream
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