Winter sports insurance protection
Buying winter sports travel insurance from Columbus Direct lets you ski or snowboard safe in the knowledge that you're covered if you have a medical emergency. With full medical assistance, including cover for helicopter rescue if required, you know you're properly insured on and off the piste.
Summary of our winter sports travel insurance
Winter sports holidays carry an increased cost should things go wrong; you're dependent on the weather conditions, the quality of other skiers or snowboarders around you, and you're travelling with specialist equipment. Ski and snowboarding travel insurance from Columbus Direct can cover you for all of these risks, as well as the usual travel related perils that we all face.
- Full medical assistance
- Lift pass cover
- Piste closure cover
- Avalanche delay cover
- Covers skiing and snowboarding
- Maximum age of 85
- Pre-existing medical cover available
To see the cover available, and to see the price of winter sports travel insurance from Columbus Direct, fill out the details on the page above and click 'show price'
Description of all benefits and cover levels
If you go skiing, snowboarding or any other winter sports holiday, please have a look at our ski travel insurance. Apart from standard comprehensive travel insurance cover; these policies also cover you and your equipment on the slopes!
Apart from single-trip ski travel insurance, we also offer annual travel insurance policies with either 11 days or 24 days winter sports cover per year included.
These are the benefits offered by Columbus:
Comprehensive standard travel insurance cover
Our wintersports travel insurance policies include all standard travel insurance benefits that are included in single trip travel insurance policies.
Ski equipment cover: £300 - £500
You can go abroad as often as you like, as long as you don't exceed the maximum number of consecutive days abroad specified on your policy schedule.
Winter sports hire: £200 - £400
If your own or hired winter sports equipment has been stolen, damaged or has gone missing, we'll cover you to hire replacement ski equipment.
Winter sports pack: £150 - £300
If you can't make use of a lift pass or can't take you pre-booked ski lessons due to an accident or illess (or theft of the lift pass), we will offer you compensation.
Piste Closure: £200 - £400
If the pistes in your holiday resort are closed due to a lack of snow or bad weather conditions, we'll offer you compensation.
Some of these benefits offered by our trip travel insurance policies are subject to an excess: Cancellation, curtailment, medical expenses, baggage, loss of passport, missed departure, abandonment, valuables, cash and documents all have an excess applied. The value of the excess varies depending on the cover level purchased.
*Price based on an individual aged 18-49 travelling to Europe for 1-3 days on Bronze cover including winter sports.
All benefits are subject to the terms, conditions, exclusions and limitations of the policy, all of which can be found in our policy wording. You can also view our Policy Summary document which includes a summary of the key features and significant exclusions and limitations of the policy, together with other useful information about your policy. Click the link below to view the policy wording:
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If you want to know how much our single trip travel insurance costs, get a quote here.
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