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Abseiling Travel Insurance

Our policy for Abseiling covers those who descend down a Cliff or Rock Face or other near vertical surfaces by using a Double Rope coiled round the body and fixed at a higher point. It is essential to get a Travel Insurance cover before you start your trip due to the nature of the risk to injury or accident, whilst taking part in Abseiling. Abseiling is similar to…

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Our policy for Abseiling covers those who descend down a Cliff or Rock Face or other near vertical surfaces by using a Double Rope coiled round the body and fixed at a higher point.

It is essential to get a Travel Insurance cover before you start your trip due to the nature of the risk to injury or accident, whilst taking part in Abseiling.

Abseiling is similar to Rock Climbing and Mountaineering due to the equipment and skills required although it is a controlled descent rather than a controlled ascent. 

To get a quote by telephone or email, contact us on 0800 047 5065 (FREEPHONE) or 01273 773 017 info@jsinsurance.co.uk

Summary of Cover

Section & Cover Silver Gold Platinum
Cancellation or Curtailment £1,000 £3,000 £7,500
Medical and Repatriation £10,000,000 £10,000,000 £10,000,000
Personal Baggage £1,500 £1,500 £2,500
Laptop Cover £500 £500 £500
Gadget Cover* £1,000 £1,000 £1,000
Personal Money £150 £500 £750
Delayed Departure £100 £1,000 £1,000
Missed Departure £250 £500 £1,000
Legal Expenses £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Scheduled Airline Failure £1,500 £1,500 £1,500
Missed Connection Cover** £1,500 £1,500 £1,500
Terrorism Cover Extension** £2,000 £2,000 £2,000
Standard Excess*** £100 £50 £35

*The Gadget Cover can be added on the quote page at an additional premium.

**AVAILABLE FOR AN ADDITIONAL PREMIUM: This extra cover is only available by contacting us and we can add this to your policy. 

***The excess payable does vary depending on the claim benefit.

Please read the full Terms and Conditions of this policy provided by JS Travel Insurance.

Please read the Restrictions and Exclusions of the policy.

This Travel Insurance policy for Abseiling is underwritten by Travel Insurance Facilities and Insured by Union Reiseversicherung AG, UK. Travel Insurance Facilities are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Union Reiseversicherung AG are authorised by BaFin and subject to limited regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Travel Insurance Extras

Single Trip

Extension Benefit Europe (per person) Worldwide (per person)
Excess Waiver £5.00 £5.00
Missed Connection £5.00 £5.00
Terrorism Cover £7.00 £13.00

Annual Multi Trip

Extension Benefit Europe (per person) Worldwide (per person)
Excess Waiver £36.00 £36.0
Missed Connection £10.00 £10.00
Terrorism Cover £16.00 £24.00

AVAILABLE FOR AN ADDITIONAL PREMIUM: This extra cover is only available by contacting us and we can add this to your policy.

Please read the full Terms and Conditions of this policy offered by JS Travel Insurance.

Please read the Restrictions and Exclusions of the policy.

Excess Waiver

By purchasing the excess waiver option, the excess on the policy is reduced to £0 and you would therefore not be responsible for making a payment toward a claim.

Missed Connection

This extension provides additional insurance cover in the event you miss a connecting flight, ferry, cruise ship, train or motor vehicle as a result of a delay to your initial outbound transport.

Terrorism Cover

This extension provides additional insurance cover to enable you to cancel or cut short your trip if a terrorist act occurs within a 40 miles radius of your pre booked accommodation and you no longer wish to travel.

Common Injuries

Abseiling accidents and injuries can be very serious, depending on where you are Abseiling and the level at which you are involved in this activity. If you are a Beginner, you should make sure there is always a Qualified Instructor with you at all times.

Finger Injuries

These are the most common injuries due to the fact you are in continued contact with rocks and rough surfaces.

Knuckles Stress Fractures

Again another hand injury that is due to constant use of the hands to climb. You should rest if the pain is more than you can take.

Tendonitis

You may experience aching elbows and shoulders once again it is advised to rest or doing some stretching excercises.

Avalanche Warnings

If you are Abseiling down a mountain during the Winter Season, it is important that you are aware of the risk of Avalanches so that you can prevent a serious or fatal injury.

A prior knowledge of the warning signs of an Avalanche could help you avoid serious injury and keep you safe.

These warnings can be different depending in which country you are Abseiling in. The Avalanche Warnings in Europe are graded differently than the Avalanche Warnings in the USA.

Pre Existing Medical Conditions

If you have been Abseiling before and you may have had an injury or accident whilst taking part in Abseiling, you would need to declare this when purchasing a policy.

If you have any other pre existing medical conditions not related to Abseiling, you will need to declare them when purchasing a policy.

When you do a quote online, please select Hazardous Activity Pack C.

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Please check the Policy Wording for any Restrictions or Exclusions.

Useful Websites

Abseiling UK

Mountain Training

Beginner's Guide to Abseiling


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