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Travel Insurance for Kayaking
Recreational kayaking is a popular activity amongst tourists, as it offers a unique way of exploring the hidden treasures of your holiday destination at a leisurely pace. Your travel insurance is extended to include kayaking under Sports Grade 1 at no extra cost when booking with any of our Single, Annual or Backpacker trip types.
The Sports Grade is an indicator of the level of risk associated with your sport. As a low risk sport, Kayaking on rivers graded 1 - 3 or in the sea is covered under Sports Grade 1, which includes over 100 other sports at no extra cost. Some other sports that pose greater risks are categorised as Sports Grades 2, 3 or 4 and can be added as extra cover.
We advise the following persons NOT to partake in this sporting activity:
- Young children
- Pregnant women
- Elderly persons
- Persons suffering from severe back or neck problems
- Persons that have previously suffered a severe injury
Sports Grade 1 Cover Levels
Essential Travel caters for your needs by offering 4 levels of cover for each Sports Grade, giving you the option of choosing which is the most appropriate for you. The table below shows the cover levels for Sports Grade 1.
|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|
|Personal Accident||up to £7,500||up to £15,000||up to £15,000||up to £30,000|
|Personal Liability||up to £500,000||up to £1 million||up to £1 million||up to £2 million|
Kayaking Safety Tips
Essential Travel takes safety very seriously. We therefore recommend the following safety precautions:
- Safety Equipment - No matter how adept you are at water-sports, when venturing out on water, make sure you wear a helmet and life-jacket at all times
- Sun Protection - Make sure you apply sunscreen with UVA and UVB protection before and after entering the water
- Keep Focused - Remain vigilant at all times and take caution when on rough waters
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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