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winter sports insurance

If you're heading out into the snow on your backpacking trip, you need to ensure you're still protected for any winter sports you choose to try. Our Winter sports cover is easily added on to your policy and protects you for a wide range of issues not covered for by your basic backpacker travel insurance policy. Some winter sports, such as heli-skiing, are more dangerous than others and so similarly to our extreme sports cover, the more dangerous the sport, the higher level of cover you need. Less dangerous sports such as ice skating, skiing and tobogganing only require our basic winter sports cover - but for the more adventure types who want to try sports such as ice climbing or snow mobiling our B or C Winter Sports packages are required.

These winter sports policies include essential cover for your equipment or equipment hire as well as covering your lift pass when you're skiing or snowboarding. You will also be covered for piste closure and cover if an avalanche delays your arrival or departure from your booked resort, as well as receive additional cover for physiotherapy in the United Kingdom if you do suffer a winter sports related injury whilst abroad.

It is simple to add your winter sports add-on pack to your travel insurance - you can do this whilst making your way through our secure online quote system. You'll also be able to add on a range of additional extreme sports if you are looking to really add some excitement to your backpacking holiday.

key policy benefits

Cancellation Cover

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

Equipment Cover

Cover if your equipment is lost, stolen or damaged whilst abroad.

Equipment Hire

Cover if you need to hire equipment if yours is lost, stolen or damaged.

Medical Cover

Protection in case of a medical emergency whilst you are abroad.
Outbacker Travel Insurance policies do not cover ANY pre-existing medical conditions *We exclude work involving the lifting or carrying of heavy items in excess of 25Kg, work at a higher level than two storeys or any form of work underground. Please see the policy wording for further information.

why outbacker

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 £40,000 raised for Doctors Without Borders

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