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Sensible Weather is building an ‘oh no, it’s raining while I’m on holiday’ insurance product


You save for months to be able to go on a fun holiday, and then you spend nine days stuck in your Airbnb hoping the little umbrella on your drink will help against the rain falling from the heavens. Sound familiarly disappointing and disappointingly familiar? Sensible Weather just raised $12 million to build a product to save the day, on the slogan “Sunshine, Guraranteed.”
The product is pretty neat; you pay for its insurance policy, and if the snow is too watery, your outdoor concert is washed out or your dreams of escaping with drinking pina coladas while getting caught in the rain are squashed, they’ve got your back. (The company would not confirm if it woul …

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