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From only £32.16 per Week

  • Up to £10 million Medical
  • Covers Winter Sports equipment

From only £32.16 per Week

Travel Insurance for Snowboarding

Snowboarding is an exciting way to spend time on snow-covered slopes. Essential Travel covers you and your family for snowboarding when you add Winter Sports cover to your quote for holiday insurance.

Your Choice of Cover

You can choose from 3 options, depending on your age and the duration of your trip.

  1. Single Trip with Winter Sports:
    For single trips up to 87 days including 17 days of Winter Sports (ages 2 – 65)
  2. Annual Multi Trip with Winter Sports:
    For multiple trips lasting 45 days each, including 17 Winter Sports days per year (ages 2 – 65)
  3. Backpacker with Winter Sports:
    For an extended trip up to 2 years including up to 31 days of Winter Sports (ages 19 – 55)

Snowboarding and Winter Sports

After adding Winter Sports to your travel insurance quote, you will be automatically covered for more than 25 Winter Sports in addition to snowboarding. You do not need to pay an additional premium for each activity.

Winter Sports covered in the same quote
Air boarding Glacier Walking
Big Foot Skiing Huskey Dog Sledging organised and non-competitive
Blade Skating Ice Karting
Bum Boarding Ice Skating
Cross Country/Nordic Skiing Ice Windsurfing
Dog Sledging Kick Sledging
Dry Skiing Langlauf
Ski - blading Snowmobiling
Skiing - alpine Snow Shoe Walking
Skiing off piste with a guide Snow Tubing
Skiing on piste Tobogganing
Sledging Winter Walking (using crampons and ice picks only)
Sledging pulled by horse or reindeer as a passenger
Snow boarding

Snowboarding Medical Insurance

Regardless of the Winter Sports policy that you choose, your cover extends to mountain rescue, helicopter rescue costs and repatriation. Some of the medical benefits include:

Your Safety on the Slopes

In order to remain covered on your policy, you are required to wear a helmet or necessary safety gear during all of your Winter Sports activities. This is also for your own safety.

Equipment Cover

  • Medical Expenses up to £10 million
  • Hospital Benefit up to £1,200
  • Personal Accident up to £30,000

Experts' Top Tip - Remember that many of our listed sporting activities are covered under different cover options. Be sure to take out the appropriate cover your activities.

Snowboarding Equipment

Winter Sports cover relieves you of angst for theft, loss or damage to your personal equipment as well as any pre-paid fees.

Feature Cover Limit Excess
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 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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Top 10 Winter Sports Events

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Add Extra Cover

You can customise your policy further with pre-existing medical condition cover, sports cover and a number of other specialist add-ons.

Do You Need to Declare a Medical Condition?

If you have a pre-existing medical condition it’s vital that you declare it or you could invalidate your entire policy. Insurers don’t like to think that you’ve 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. What’s more, you even have the option to declare a condition but then exclude it from your policy. What this means is that you’ve 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.

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