Month: July 2018

Best Ski Travel Insurance Providers

We’ve argued for the benefits of skiing travel insurance—now it’s time to share our favorites. These four insurance providers cover a broad spectrum of ski- and snowboard-related activities, as well as other outdoor recreational pursuits.

World Nomads Travel Insurance; “Adventure Activities Level 3”

What does it cover? Snowboarding/Skiing via helicopter/snow cat, backcountry, outside of resort boundary, alpine ski touring with a guide, and on- or off-piste within resort boundaries.

Can you extend the policy while still away? Yes, as long as you haven’t made a claim on that policy.

Do I have to purchase the insurance while in my country of residence? No, you can purchase or extend coverage once you have left for your trip.

 

InSure4Less

What does it cover? Backcountry snowboarding/skiing without a guide.

Where is it available? Australia.

Can you extend the policy while still away? No
Do I have to purchase the insurance while in my country of residence? Not necessarily, but it is only available for coverage in Australia.

 

Insure and Go Travel Insurance

What does it cover? Heli skiing, cat skiing, off-piste skiing with a professional guide, and snowmobiling.
Where is it available? England, Ireland, United States, France, and Australia.
Can you extend the policy while still away? It depends on your policy; some annual policies only include trips for up to 30 days in length.
Do I have to purchase insurance while in my country of residence? No.

 

Sports Cover Direct
What does it cover? Different levels cover different sports. Level 2 coverage includes: Off-piste snowboarding and off-piste skiing; Level 3 includes Level 2 and snowboard acrobatics, snowboard stunting, snowboarding parks with large jumps, ski jumping, ski racing, mountain climbing with ropes, mountain walking, and mountaineering.
Where is it available? United Kingdom, Ireland, and Channel Islands
Can you extend the policy while still away? Yes.

Do I have to purchase insurance while in my country of residence? Yes.