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Bungee Jump Travel InsuranceCovered on Sports Grade 2
From only £19.62 per Week
- Maximum of 3 jumps per trip
- UK, Europe & Worldwide
- 24 Hour Emergency Service
- Single, Annual or Backpacker trips
- Quick & easy online booking
From only £19.62 per Week
Travel Insurance for Bungee Jumping
Bungee Jumping is not without its risks which is where our travel insurance with extra Grade 2 sports cover (for medium risk sports) is useful. It will extend your travel insurance to cover Bungee Jumping and other sports we class as medium risk, such as motorcycling. Simply add Grade 2 Sports cover to your Single, Annual or Backpacker Trip quote above. You will receive a host of benefits to cover medical emergencies and other travel mishaps, not to mention the added pleasure of travelling with a sense of security.
Sports Cover Levels for Bungee Jumping
Remember, our Grade 2 sports cover is for a maximum of three jumps per trip. Whether you're jumping over Verzasca Dam in Switzerland or Bloukrans Bridge in South Africa, we offer cover for the destination you select in the quote form above. Cover amendments are presented below:
|Sports Grade||Medical Excess||Personal Accident Limit||Personal Liability|
|Sports Grade 2||£300||reduced by 50%||Excluded|
Bungee Jumping Safety Tips
Travelling to a different place can make you want to try something new, different, and extreme, such as Bungee Jumping. Leaping from a bridge or tower several hundred feet high is enough to give any thrill seeker a quick but extremely satisfying fix. However, it is classified by our insurance as a medium risk sport and so you need to take care and be prepared when Bungee Jumping:
- Only go Bungee Jumping when there is a licensed professional to check your equipment, make sure you are strapped correctly, and prepare you for the jump
- Ensure that your policy covers you for injuries related to Bungee Jumping, in the unlikely event you need to go to hospital
Fancy doing more than just bungee jumping on your holiday? See our Sports Insurance page to see what else you're covered for.
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Add Extra Cover
You can customise your policy further with pre-existing medical condition cover, sports and a number of other specialist add-ons.
Do You Need to Declare a Medical Condition?
If you have a pre-existing medical condition its vital that you declare it or you could invalidate your entire policy. Insurers dont like to think that youve hidden things from them and you may be surprised to find out that many common medical conditions such as allergies can be added without any additional cost. Whats more, you even have the option to declare a condition but then exclude it from your policy. What this means is that youve told your insurer about your condition but decided not to cover it, so you will be covered medically for anything unrelated to that condition.
Do You Need Extra Sports or Specialist Cover?
A decent policy will include cover for many sporty or adventure activities as standard. However the more adventurous or dangerous the activity, like winter sports, the more likely it is that you will need to purchase additional sports insurance. You can customise your policy further a number of other specialist add-ons.
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!
By adding Winter Sports to your Single, Annual or Backpacker policy you can take part in over 26 winter sports and be covered for:
Medical: you will be covered for emergency medical expenses that occur should you have an accident and require medical attention including cover for mountain rescue, helicopter rescue costs and repatriation
Equipment: Winter Sports cover also provides peace of mind against any theft, loss or damage to your personal or hired equipment as well as any pre-paid fees.winter sports cover →
Regardless of your handicap, cover for your golf equipment and pre-paid green fees can be added to your policy giving you nothing else to work on except your game.
Simply add extra golf protection to your Single, Annual Multi or Backpacker Trip policy to add extra protection for:
- Your Personal Equipment up to £1000
- Hired Equipment up to £200
- Pre-paid Green Fees up to £300
Self employed or working for a company, if you travel for work you can add extra protection against accidental loss, theft or damage to your business equipment to your Single, Annual Multi or Backpacker Trip policies.
Business cover protects equipment such as cameras, mobiles, laptops that you may need to work or have with you in meetings.business trip insurance →
Sail the seas worry-free by adding extra cover for missed port, cabin confinement and unused excursions to any of our Single, Annual Multi or Backpacker Trip travel insurance policies.
Cruise cover will add extra protection for:
- Extended baggage cover up to £3,500
- Missed shore trips up to £500
- Cabin confinement (due to illness) up to £600
- Valuables up to £700
If you're planning on tying the knot abroad, extra cover for accidental loss, theft or damage to your your wedding clothes, rings, gifts and photos can be added to your Single, Annual Multi or Backpacker Trip policy, to help ensure that your special day is everything its meant to be.
- Wedding Clothes up to £1500 per person
- Wedding Gifts up to £1000 per couple
- Wedding Rings up to £250 per person
- Wedding Photographs up to £750 per person
Should you need to claim on your travel insurance an Excess is the amount that you'll have to pay before we pick up the rest of the bill.
Avoid paying any excesses by adding the Excess Waiver option to your Single, Annual Multi or Backpacker Trip policy.find out more →
If you've packaged your holiday yourself (without the help of a travel agent) add the Indepentent Traveller add-on will provide cover for additional scenarios such as:
- Extended Cancellation and Curtailment: If you need to cancel or return home early because your booked accommodation becomes unreachable and unusable due to a travel ban or evacuation
- Extended Delayed & Missed Departure: Not only will we pay you for the first 12 hours of delay, we'll also help with pre-paid travel, accomodation & any alternative travel arrangements you may need to make
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