extreme sports insurance

As standard our policies include 100+ sports and activities, this offers cover for a wide range of activities for backpackers. However, we know that some of our customers like to take part in more extreme sports such as Alpine Mountain Biking, black water rafting, Cascading, Caving/pot holing, Gorge scrambling/walking, Paragliding, Rock climbing and many more. You can easily add cover for these additional, higher risk activities after your purchase, you'll pay by the day or week, so you don't pay for cover you don't need - it's quick, easy and all the information you need is available in your Customer Zone.

A number of winter sports can also be included as an additional extra to your cover - simply make sure you select 'Yes' to "Wintersports travel insurance cover" to make sure you are protected.

key policy benefits

Sports & Activities

Cover for up to 230 sports & activities with your policy.

Medical Cover

Protection in case of a medical emergency whilst you are abroad.

Cancellation Cover

Cover if you are forced to head home due to a sports injury.

Winter Sports Cover

Specialist winter sports add-on covering your equipment & much more.



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* We include cover for some types of work and charity as standard, for other types you'll need to pay an additional premium, please click here for more information. If you include cover for manual labour please note we exclude manual work involving the lifting or carrying of heavy items in excess of 25 kgs, use of power tools or machinery, work involving the use of scaffolding or ladders, working at a height above 6m, any electrical or construction work or any form of work underground.

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Working Holidays* and a Return Trip to the UK
Cover up to 230 Sports and Activities
Safe & Secure Online Booking
Instant Online Policy Delivery
24 Hour, 365 Days Emergency Assistance
Over £50,000 raised for Doctors Without Borders

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