US: Insurtech and guest screening solution for the vacation and short-term rental industry, Safely.com, has partnered with flexible vacation rental management platform OwnerRez, putting home protection at the forefront of the vacation rental management agenda.
Through the partnership, property owners and managers using OwnerRez will be able to access Safely.com’s insurtech solution, giving them the tools they need to protect their properties and be fully prepared for the high demand in bookings.
Safely.com provides peace of mind to homeowners and property managers through a combination of guest screening and tailored insurance and has covered over $50 billion of homeowner liability since its launch in 2015.
OwnerRez provides flexible vacation rental software that covers small homeowners and enterprise-level property managers alike.
The partnership drives greater rental home protection by integrating Safely.com’s insurtech solution with the OwnerRez vacation rental foundation.
Safely.com COO Lui King said: “We’re delighted to partner with OwnerRez to enable property owners and managers of any scale to promote safe stays. With issues of trust and safety high on the vacation rental agenda, it’s imperative that property owners and managers have the best solutions in place to protect themselves, their guests and, ultimately, their business.
“Our partnership with OwnerRez means that all players in the industry can have access to these tools – regardless of size,” he added.
Ken Taylor, director of operations at OwnerRez, said: “We are proud to partner with Safely.com to meet the insurance needs of vacation rental property owners. OwnerRez provides enterprise-level capabilities to any size business whether you’re an individual homeowner or a large property manager.
“Providing our users the opportunity to purchase primary commercial-grade insurance, which covers all damages, liability, and any incidents arising from a vacation rental operation, will help all our clients thoroughly protect themselves, their guests, and their investments from the risks of life and business,” he added.