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Travel Insurance for Extreme Sports
Many adventure sports are considered extreme because they are riskier than most conventional sports. With Essential Travel, you can get covered for some of these sports under Sports Grade 1 cover at no extra cost when you quote for Single, Annual Multi or Backpacker trips.
If the sport falls under Sports Grade 2, 3 and 4, you to will have to add extra cover to your quote. With Sports Grade cover available for over 100 sports, you are bound to find suitable protection, whether you are a bungee novice or an abseiling fanatic.
Specific Sports Grade Cover Benefits
The table below shows how some Sports Grades offer different cover features.
|Sports Grade||Medical Excess||Personal Accident Limit||Personal Liability|
|Sports Grade 1||£75 - £125||£7,500 - £30,000||£500,000 - £2 million|
|Sports Grade 2||£300||reduced by 50%||Excluded|
|Sports Grade 3||£600||reduced by 50%||Excluded|
|Sports Grade 4||£600||reduced by 50%||Excluded|
Cover Benefits for All Sports Grades
The following features will remain unchanged despite the Sports Grade cover that you choose.
|Medical Expenses||up to £2.5 million||up to £5 million||up to £5 million||up to £10 million|
|Hospital Benefits||up to £300||up to £600||up to £600||up to £1,200|
Not sure which Sports Grade you need?
Don’t worry, simply search for the activity in the sports search box below and we’ll tell you which Sports Grade to choose.
Since you are an adventure sports fanatic, we would advise you to keep our 24-hour emergency service number at all times. You never know when you may need essential travel insurance assistance.
Add Extra Cover
You can customise your policy further with pre-existing medical condition cover, sports and a number of other specialist add-ons.
Specialist cover can be added to your policy in minutes via our easy Online Medical Screening system.
If you want to play sport on holiday, make sure you do so safely by adding the correct sports grade to your policy.
100+ sports are covered at no extra cost on our policies!
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