Markel wedding insurance

Because peace of mind should always be on the guest list

You can spend months planning your special event or wedding–the last thing you want to worry about is something going wrong. Markel wants you to relax and enjoy your big day. That’s why we help you safeguard your investment with affordable wedding event insurance. We help protect you from legal and financial responsibility resulting from incidents outside of your control. Our policies cover non-refundable deposits, lost or stolen gifts, and even injuries or damage during your wedding and the rehearsal.

Markel offers:

Wedding liability insurance: helps protect you if someone causes property damage to the venue or someone is injured at your event. Up to $2 million in coverage can be purchased any time up to 1 day before your event.  Policies start as low as $75.

Guaranteed to meet your venue's wedding insurance requirements, or your money back!

If your venue requires liability insurance, Markel will name your venue as an “additional insured” for no extra cost on your certificate of insurance. Click here to learn more about Markel's wedding liability coverage. Click here to learn more about Markel's wedding liability insurance.

Wedding cancellation insurance: reimburses you for lost deposits and non-refundable amounts if you have to cancel or postpone your event due to unforeseen circumstances such as:

  • Vendor bankruptcy
  • Accident or illness
  • Extreme weather
  • Military deployment

Wedding cancellation protection also covers additional expenses you may incur to avoid cancelling your event, and pays for other losses or damages, such as:

  • Lost wedding rings
  • Vendor no-shows
  • Lost or damaged wedding gifts
  • Damage to special event attire
  • Lost or damaged photography or videography  

Coverage can be purchased anytime up to 14 days before your event, and policies start as low as $130Click here to learn more about Markel's wedding cancellation insurance.

Save up to 15% by purchasing both wedding liability and wedding cancellation coverage

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*Insurance, coverage, and discounts are subject to availability and qualifications and may not be available in all states. Discount in FL is 10%. Coverage descriptions listed are intended to be brief and do not replace actual policy language. For questions or a complete definition of coverages and discounts available to you, please call a Markel insurance specialist at 1-800-236-2453.

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Hours of operation:
Mon.–Fri., 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m. CST
Sat., 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. CST

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"Your insurance really came in handy. My daughter's wedding had to be postponed due to weather and your customer service agent was so understanding and helpful. Thank you Markel!"

Lisa W.
Markel event insurance customer
Bride and Mother

"Thank you for the great customer service. With so many complicated details to attend to for my wedding, it was refreshing to have one that was simple and easy."

Noel N.
Markel event insurance customer
Groom and Bride