Finweek English Edition - - IN BRIEF - BY SHAN­DUKANI MU­LAUDZI

Op­er­ates in the US and Canada When you go away on hol­i­day, one of the worst things is wor­ry­ing about your pets, par­tic­u­larly if you have to leave your dogs in a ken­nel with­out any spe­cial care. Dogva­cay con­nects dog own­ers with dog sit­ters. Hosts sign up to take care of dogs, set their avail­abil­ity, get in­tro­duced to dog own­ers, and can choose which dogs they would like to take care of. Pay­ments are han­dled on­line, with a 15% cut go­ing to­wards in­sur­ance, cus­tomer sup­port and mar­ket­ing ef­forts. ve­hi­cle. They then f ill in when they would like to rent out their cars. Once renters show in­ter­est, the owner can check the renter’s de­tails and their rat­ings be­fore agree­ing to rent out their car. The two meet, check the state of the car and make sure all Re­layrides in­sur­ance de­tails are in the car. The Re­layrides in­sur­ance pol­icy, in­stead of the owner’s own pol­icy kicks in if some­thing hap­pens when the renter is driv­ing. It is im­por­tant to read the fine print in or­der to find out what ex­clu­sions ex­ist. A sim­i­lar app is Ge­taround.

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