Safely seeks to provide peace of mind to homeowners and property managers through a combination of guest screening and tailored insurance. It has covered over $50 billion of homeowner liability since its launch in 2015.
Direct aims to help professional short-term rental property businesses streamline operations by coordinating day-to-day operations, distribution, customer engagement and trust accounting from a single platform.
The partnership will enable professional property managers to access appropriate insurtech solutions within their property operations platform, making it easier for owners and managers to protect their properties in an automated manner.
Safely COO Lui King said: “For both property managers and owners, protection remains the central issue to successful short-term rental management. We’re delighted to join forces with Direct to make it easier for our customers to access the insurance solutions they need.
“By integrating with Direct’s flexible property management platform, our customers enjoy seamless access to our insurance and guest screening solutions. At Safely, we’re excited about the tech innovation in the industry that continues to drive efficiencies through automation.
“We’re proud to be a part of this,” he added.
Chad O’Farrell, founder and president of Direct, said: “We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Safely that will provide Direct’s customers with industry-leading primary insurance, guest screening with robust criminal background checks, and travel insurance. Our seamless integration allows clients to get protection from Safely with a push of a button.”