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Add Extra Winter Sports Cover
Winter sports holidays are notoriously dangerous - which is probably why they’re so much fun! This is why they require a special level of protection that can be easily added to your policy to ensure you can get the thrill without the risk.
Once you've added Winter Sports to your policy, you'll be covered for an additional 25 winter sports at no extra cost.
Choose from 3 Policy Types
Adding extra cover for Winter Sports is easy – just choose what type of policy suits you best!
- Single Trip with Winter Sports:
Valid for single trips of up to 87 days with 17 days of skiing (ages 2 - 65)
- Annual cover with Winter Sports:
For multiple holidays throughout the year of up to 45 days each, with a maximum of 17 days for skiing per year (ages 2 - 65)
- Backpacker cover with Winter Sports:
Continuous trips for 2 years with up to a maximum of 31 days per policy for skiing (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|
Winter Sports Medical Insurance
By adding winter sports to your Single, Annual or Backpacker policy you will be covered for emergency medical expenses that occur should you have an accident and require medical attention. You will also be covered for mountain rescue, helicopter rescue costs and repatriation.
- Medical Expenses up to £10 million
- Hospital Benefit up to £1,200
- Personal Accident up to £30 000
Helmets are compulsory
As we are always concerned with your safety, it is now compulsory that you wear a helmet whilst participating in any winter sports activity to be covered on our policies. We truly believe it could save your life!
Winter Sports 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.
|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|
Off Piste Skiing
For you thrill seekers out there, we cover off piste skiing too, but you may need to add additional Sports Cover.
- Off Piste Skiing with a guide - By adding Winter Sports to your policy you will be covered for Off Piste skiing accompanied by a guide as standard
- Off Piste Skiing without a guide - Don’t want the guide? No problem, by adding Sports Grade 4 and Winter Sports to your quote, you will be covered for off piste skiing without the assistance of a guide.
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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