Winter sports and travel insurance

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Heading to the slopes for a winter break? Have you arranged your travel insurance?

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If you’re planning a snowboard or ski holiday, it’s essential that you consider travel insurance that includes winter sports cover. As well as the usual features such as cover for cancellations, medical expenses, baggage etc, you need to make sure that your policy includes specialist cover for equipment loss/damage, piste closures and more.

When you’re taking a well-earned break to enjoy the snow, the last thing you want to worry about is whether you have the right insurance in place if something goes wrong. If you need to arrange travel insurance for your forthcoming break, take a look at the winter sports cover provided by our partners at DTW1991.

We’ve also put together a few handy tips to help you plan ahead so you can enjoy your time on the slopes.

Planning your winter holiday

Consider the kind of activities you want to take part in, such as skiing, snow-boarding, snow-mobile trips and even dog-sledding. When you’re looking at insurance policy offerings – make sure that the activities you are going to be taking part in are covered.

If in doubt, you can check your travel insurance policy documents for full disclosure of what is and isn’t covered. Active winter holidays can be a wonderful experience, but there are many benefits to having peace of mind that all your activities are covered.

Stay safe and enjoy the snow

travel insurance for winter sports

Your winter break should be all about having fun in the snow. But it’s worth remembering that aside from the obvious risk of taking a tumble on the slopes, there are a few other key things to consider:

Above all – have fun.

Further information about our recommended travel insurance can be found on our dedicated page here. If you have any questions or would like to discuss your insurance requirements in more detail, please do not hesitate to contact us.