Prices from £15.75 for 1 week's cover in Europe
Cross Country / Nordic Ski Insurance
When taking on vast expanses of frozen slopes, it is essential that you have your insurance with you. Our Travel Insurance with added Winter Sports cover protects you for Cross Country Skiing holidays.
To be covered for Cross Country Skiing and 25 Winter Sports, simply add Winter Sports to any of the 3 trip types:
- Single Trip
One trip up to a maximum of 87 days with up to 17 days of winter sports (ages 2 - 65)
- Annual Multi Trip
Multiple trips for year of up to 45 days each with winter sport cover for up to 17 days per year (ages 2 - 65)
- Backpacker Trip
Continuous cover for 2 years with up to 31 days of winter sports cover (ages 19 - 45)
|Winter Sports covered in the same quote|
|Air boarding||Glacier Walking||Ski - blading||Snow mobiling|
|Big Foot Skiing||Huskey Dog Sledging organised and non-competitive||Skiing - alpine||Snow Shoe Walking|
|Blade Skating||Ice Karting||Skiing off piste with a guide||Snow Tubing|
|Bum Boarding||Ice Skating||Skiing on piste||Tobogganing|
|Cross Country/Nordic Skiing||Ice Windsurfing||Sledging||Winter Walking (using crampons and ice picks only)|
|Dog Sledging||Kick Sledging||Sledging pulled by horse or reindeer as a passenger|
|Dry Skiing||Langlauf||Snow boarding|
Off Piste Skiing Without A Guide
To ski off piste without a guide, you need to add a Sports Grade 4 and Winter Sports to your quote. You will then be able to ski off piste without a guide even if you are on remote slopes.
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Add Winter Sports cover to your Single, Annual or Backpacker quote and you will be covered for emergency medical costs (up to £10 million) that occur should you have an accident whilst participating in cross country skiing or other winter sports listed above. You will also be covered for:
- Hospital Benefit up to £1,200
- Personal Accident up to £30 000
Helmets are Compulsory with our Winter Sports policies
Research has found that wearing a helmet significantly reduces your risk of injury while skiing. For your safety and to ensure you are covered, we insist you wear a helmet. It is now compulsory.
Cover extends to mountain rescue, helicopter rescue expenses and repatriation if required. You are also provided with a multilingual 24 hour Emergency Line should you require assistance while abroad.
Ski Equipment Cover
|Replacement or repair of equipment||up to £750||from £75|
|Loss or damage of hired equipment||up to £510||nil|
|Closed piste||up to £500||nil|
|Unused ski packs||up to £600||nil|
Never tried Cross Country Skiing? Also known as Nordic Skiing, it is a popular endurance sport in Northern America where participants ski across large snowy expanses using skis and poles to propel them.
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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