winter sports insurance

If you're heading out into the snow on your backpacking trip, you need to ensure you're covered 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 winter sports.

If you add winter sports to you policy you'll also receive cover for your equipment or equipment hire as well as 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. Terms, conditions and exclusions apply, see the Policy Wording for more information

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.



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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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Cover up to 230 Sports and Activities
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