Specific camera insurance gives much better protection of your photography gear than that offered by that offered by home, travel or car insurance policies. In many cases, the latter have severe limits on the amount you can claim, which will often not cover the cost of your equipment, and will not provide temporary replacement gear in the meantime. When considering camera insurance it is first important to decide if you need amateur / semi professional insurance or photography insurance as a professional photographer.
Amateur Camera Insurance - suitable for Amateur and Semi-Professional photographers, those who travel with photographic equipment of value that would not be covered by other insurance
Professional Camera Insurance - suitable for those who make a living out of their photography, and in addition to insuring their equipment require:
Public Liability Insurance and Professional Indemnity Cover
Cover of hiring costs to keep working
More control over specific items covered, excess and 'New for Old' cover.
Several reputable companies offer both amateur and professional camera insurance. These are listed, in no particular order, below with a basic explanation of the services available. It is worth comparing and contracting the different photography insurance policies to ensure that you have the one that suits you.