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IMPORTANT: We want to keep you as informed as we can during this time of uncertainty. We’d like to highlight that travel insurance only protects against unforeseen circumstances getting in the way of your travel plans, so any policy you buy now will have very limited insurance coverage. Travel taken against government advice or restrictions is also excluded from cover. Before buying a travel insurance policy, please make sure you have read the terms of cover carefully and that there are no restrictions in place for your dates and destination of travel. 

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Winter Sports Travel Insurance

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Whether you’re skiing in the Alps, snowboarding in the Rockies or sledging down the slopes of Alaska, our Winter Sports and Ski insurance will cover you and your equipment. From lost ski equipment and piste closures to mountain rescues and repatriation, our winter sports insurance is designed to help give you peace of mind. Even if you hit rough terrain, we can help to smooth the bumps along the way.
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With our ski insurance add-on, you receive the same level of protection you get with our standard travel insurance policies, but with additional cover for unique risks associated with winter sports.

With our ski travel insurance, you get all the great benefits of our Silver or Gold policies, depending on which level of cover you choose. You can choose either a Single Trip policy, an Annual policy or a Backpacker policy, depending on how you travel. These policies will include cover for:

  • Cancelling or cutting short your trip
  • Emergency medical and associated expenses
  • Loss of passport
  • Delayed personal possessions
  • Damaged, stolen, lost or destroyed personal possessions
  • Lost or stolen personal money
  • Personal accident
  • Missed departures
  • Delayed departures
  • Personal liability
  • Legal expenses
  • End-supplier failure*

*Only available with Gold cover

Terms and Conditions apply.

Please note that, if you have a pre-existing medical condition, you’ll need to buy a Single Trip or a Backpacker policy. 

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Our Silver and Gold policies both offer different payment limites and excess amounts, so please read your policy documents to ensure you understand the limits of your cover.

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From £16.64*
From £17.60*
From £32.46*
Avalanche Closure
£250
£250
£250
Business Equipment
£300
Cancellation
£2,500
£5,000
£2,500
Curtailment
£2,500
£5,000
£2,500
Delayed Departure
£250
£300
£250
Delayed Personal Possessions
£150
£200
£150
Delayed Ski Equipment
£300
£300
£300
Emergency Medical Associated expenses
£5,000,000
£10,000,000
£5,000,000
End Supplier Failure
£1,500
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Included
Included
Included
Hired Ski Equipment
£300
£300
£300
Legal Expenses
£15,000
£25,000
£15,000
Loss of Passport
£150
£250
£150
Missed Departure
£1,000
£1,500
£1,000
Owned Ski Equipment
£400
£400
£400
Personal Accident
£15,000
£20,000
£15,000
Personal Money
£500
£500
£500
Personal Possessions
£1,500
£2,000
£1,500
Personal Liability
£1,500,000
£2,000,000
£1,500,000
Piste Closure
£200
£200
£200
Replacement Business Associate
£750
£750
£750
Ski Pack
£300
£300
£300
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When you head away on a skiing or winter sports holiday, you’ll likely encounter risks that you wouldn’t on a regular trip; these things aren’t usually covered by a standard travel insurance policy.

But, with specialist winter sports travel insurance, you’re covered against things like piste closure, avalanches and emergency medical expenses. Plus, your equipment is covered, so there’s no need to worry about it getting lost or damaged.

Whether you’re taking on the thrill of a Black Run in Klosters or snowboarding in Whistler, our winter sports insurance covers you, so you can test your skills or learn a new hobby with confidence.

The best winter sports insurance policies cover you for far more than just skiing. When you purchase our Winter Sports and Ski add-on, you’ll be covered for the following activities – providing that you’re not taking part as a professional, or as part of a race or competition:

  • Bigfoot skiing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Glacier skiing
  • Mono-skiing
  • Skiing
  • Sledging
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowblading
  • Tobogganing

Please note that off-piste skiing and snowboarding are only covered by our winter sports travel insurance policies when you are skiing within the ski-area boundaries of a recognised ski resort, and following ski-patrol guidelines.

Whether you’re looking for travel insurance for skiing in France or somewhere further afield, at Allianz Assistance, we’ve got you covered.

If you’re looking for travel insurance for skiing in Europe, select the European country you're travelling to for our Single Trip cover.

For our Annual policy, you should choose our ‘Europe’ cover. This means you’re covered in the European countries listed in our policy documents, so you’ll get to enjoy some of the most popular places in the world for a winter sports break – like St. Moritz in Switzerland, Borovets in Bulgaria and Chamonix in France.

If you choose ‘Worldwide (excluding USA),’ the area of cover is anywhere in the world except the USA, Canada and all islands in the Caribbean Sea. This is a great option if you’re looking to travel to some of the world’s most impressive resorts, like the four ski resorts within an easy drive of Queenstown, New Zealand. If you prefer, you can even take a holiday to Niseko in Japan, which is widely regarded as being one of the snowiest places on the planet.

If you choose ‘Worldwide (including USA),’ the area of cover is any country in the world, so you can explore far-flung ski resorts like Whistler Blackcomb in Canada. 

Although the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) can help to protect you on your break, it doesn’t offer comprehensive cover.

For example, your EHIC does not cover the cost of medical treatment in a private hospital, mountain rescue or repatriation to the UK. As a result, if you don’t have winter sports cover and you have an accident in a ski resort, you’ll have to pay for mountain rescue and repatriation to a UK hospital, which could cost tens of thousands of pounds.

We’re sure that you’ll take all possible precautions before you hit the slopes, but unfortunately accidents do still happen. So, before you embark on your winter sports holiday, you should pack your EHIC and take out travel insurance too. This way, even if something does go wrong, you’re covered. 

There’s no greater joy than skiing with the whole family. Our family travel insurance with ski cover helps keep everyone protected.
 
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We offer travel insurance for some pre-existing medical conditions; find out whether we can provide cover for your next skiing holiday on one of our Single Trip or Backpacker policies. 
 
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Like to hit the slopes as often as you can or also planning a Summer break? Then our Annual travel insurance with ski cover could be a good option for you. You’ll be covered from the Rockies to the Alps, no matter how many times you go away in a year.
 
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We don’t just provide cover for winter sports. From trekking to selected water sports, get active on your next holiday with our Sports and Leisure travel insurance.
 
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If you’re only taking one trip to the pistes this year, our Single Trip ski insurance is perfect. Whether you’re learning a new skill or mastering a hobby, you can fly down the slopes with confidence. 
 
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From Chamonix to Val d’Isère, France is a premier destination for ski lovers. Get travel insurance for skiing in France with our European cover.  
 
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Après-ski entertainment is best enjoyed with friends. Get group travel insurance for up to 12 people, and make your next skiing holiday one to remember.
 
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* Price based on a 30 year old travelling up to 3 days within France with no existing medical conditions.
All prices include Insurance Premium Tax (IPT).