Does UPS automatically insure packages shipped through them?

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  1. minendo

    minendo Elite Member

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    I am setting up a shipment online and can not find a place to add insurance on the package. Does UPS automatically insure packages? If so, how much is provided?
     
  2. axia55

    axia55 Platinum Member

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    From past experience, they insurance all packages up to $100.
     
  3. amdskip

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    Yes, $100 is the default amount.
     
  4. minendo

    minendo Elite Member

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    Any idea on how to add insurance when printing labels out online?
     
  5. FoBoT

    FoBoT No Lifer

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    up to $100
    you have to pay for extra when it is shipped
     
  6. Gunslinger08

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    It should be one of the options. Declared value, maybe?
     
  7. FoBoT

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    does it ask you to input the value of the package? if so, then maybe it'll ask you about ins. if you put in more than $100

    or something like that
     
  8. minendo

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    Found the section for Declared Value and it automatically adjusted my cost.

     
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    Your declared value is your insured value. Declared values of a $100 or less will not effect your shipping costs.