Surety Bonds

Substantial capacity and solid financial strength

Whether you’re an individual seeking a particular type of bond, or run a business with a variety of bonding requirements, Travelers can provide a surety program tailored to your needs.

We have dedicated underwriting and claim professionals located in more than 50 offices nationwide who can respond quickly to both your commercial and contract surety needs.

And our reliability is proven. For more than 100 years, Travelers has been a leader in the surety industry. We have a combined Treasury listing in excess of $2.4 billion (effective July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011) and consistently earn high marks for financial strength including an A+ rating from A.M. Best*.

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Travelers provides the following types of surety bonds:

  • Bid, performance and payment
  • Construction materials supply
  • Court bonds – judicial, fiduciary and probate
  • Depository bonds
  • ERISA fidelity
  • Licenses and permits
  • Lost instrument
  • Miscellaneous
  • Notary
  • Public officials
  • Release of lien
  • Utilities

A Contract Surety Leader

Travelers has provided Contract Surety bonds for small to immense projects, including the refurbishment of the Statue of Liberty, the Grand Coulee and Hoover dams, the largest single highway contract ever the $1.5 billion I-15 Corridor in Utah and more recently, the Skyway Segment of the Oakland Bay Bridge.

A Commercial Surety Leader

Travelers Commercial Surety serves both domestic and international bonding needs for all types of businesses ranging from sole proprietors to multi-national companies. Industries we serve include: coal/mining, financial institutions, healthcare, manufacturing, public utilities, retailers, service contractors, technology, telecommunications and transportation.

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*A.M. Best's rating of A+ applies to certain insurance subsidiaries of Travelers that are members of the Travelers Insurance Companies pool; other subsidiaries are included in another rating pool or are separately rated. Ratings listed herein are as of January 26, 2010, are used with permission, and are subject to changes by the rating services. For the latest rating, access www.ambest.com.

Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America and its property casualty affiliates.
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This material does not amend, or otherwise affect, the provisions or coverages of any insurance policy or bond issued by Travelers. It is not a representation that coverage does or does not exist for any particular claim or loss under any such policy or bond. Coverage depends on the facts and circumstances involved in the claim or loss, all applicable policy or bond provisions, and any applicable law. Availability of coverage referenced in this document can depend on underwriting qualifications and state regulations.

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