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Commercial Surety

Commercial Surety is a business unit within Travelers Bond & Specialty Insurance, specializing in bonding both domestic and international surety needs from the largest multi-national companies to "Main Street" businesses.  Industries we service include coal/mining, financial institutions, healthcare, manufacturing, public utilities, retailers, service contractors, technology, telecommunications and transportation.

Use your credit facility for more important things!

The case for bonds vs. letters of credit (LOC).

With bank pricing increasingly expensive, there may be an opportunity to provide a surety bond in lieu of a standby LOC. This allows you use your credit facility for more important things – like expansion, research and development, or acquisitions.

Download our helpful guide to Bonds vs. LOCs and find out how you can put surety to work for you today!

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Bonds we write

  • Court Bonds - Judicial & Fiduciary
    • Appeal Bonds
    • Cost Bonds
    • Injunction Bonds
    • Replevin/Attachment Bonds
    • Probate Bonds
  • Cable Franchise/Performance Bonds
  • Closure/Post-Closure Bonds
  • Game of Chance Bonds
  • License and Permit Bonds
    • Customs / Carnet Bonds
    • Milk Dealer Bonds
    • Reclamation Bonds
    • Retail / Professional License Bonds
    • Tax Bonds
  • Lost Instrument Bonds
  • Performance and Payment Bonds
  • Postal Unit Contract Bonds
  • Retro/Large Deductible Guarantee
  • Self-Insurers Workers' Compensation Bonds
  • STAMP Bonds / Indemnity to Transfer Agents
  • Utility / Toll Bonds


Underwriting specialties

  • Banks and Insurance Companies
  • Cable Television Companies
  • Coal/Oil/Gas
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Commercial Contractors
  • Computer and Technology Companies
  • Health Care Organizations
  • Retail Businesses
  • Utilities

Target markets

We provide surety bonds for commercial companies of all sizes with the exception of pure construction companies which are serviced through our Construction Services business unit.   Bonds for individuals, non-profits, associations and franchises are also serviced through Commercial Surety.

The Travelers advantage

  • Local, experienced underwriters
  • Significant surety capacity
  • Tailored bond programs
  • Licensed in all 50 states
  • International surety capabilities

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The information on this site is general in nature. Any description of coverage is necessarily simplified. Whether a particular loss is covered depends on the specific facts and the provisions, exclusions and limits of the actual policy. Nothing on this site alters the terms or conditions of any of our policies. You should read the policy for a complete description of coverage. Coverage options, limits, discounts and deductibles are subject to availability and to individuals meeting our underwriting criteria. Not all features available in all areas.

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