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Dog Sledging Travel Insurance

If you are planning a trip and you are going to be a Passenger or you will be Driving the Dog Sledge, you should make sure you have a Travel Insurance policy in place before you leave your home. You should always pay special attention to the Instructor briefing and follow their advice and instructions. You must be Supervised and the trip has to be booked through a…

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If you are planning a trip and you are going to be a Passenger or you will be Driving the Dog Sledge, you should make sure you have a Travel Insurance policy in place before you leave your home.

You should always pay special attention to the Instructor briefing and follow their advice and instructions. You must be Supervised and the trip has to be booked through a Reputable Company.

To get a quote by telephone or email, contact us on 0800 043 0020 / 01273 092 757 / support@jsinsurance.co.uk

Summary of Cover

Section & Cover Silver Gold Platinum
Cancellation or Curtailment £1,000 £3,000 £7,500
Medical Expenses and Repatriation £10,000,000 £10,000,000 £10,000,000
Personal Property £1,000 £1,500 £4,000
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
Schedule Airline Failure £1,500 £1,500 £1,500
End Supplier Failure £1,500 £1,500 £1,500
Overseas Return Quarantine Included Included Included
Standard Excess** £100 £50 £35

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

**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.

This Dog Sledging Travel Insurance policy is underwritten by Red Sands Insurance Company (Europe) Limited, registered in Gibraltar under number 87598, registered office at Level 3, Ocean Village Business Centre, 23 Ocean Village Promenade, Gibraltar. Licensed and regulated by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission under the Financial Services Act 2019 of Gibraltar.

Dog Sledging Training

The most common breed of dog used for Dog Sledging is the Alaskan Husky. They are well known for their strong hearts, insulating undercoats and tough feet.

However in most cases, if you are not a Professional or Experinced Driver, you will be provided with different dogs that are less aggressive and more placid.

Training Sledging Dogs starts at a young age, about 8 weeks where it is advised to put a light collar and lead on the puppy for a few minutes a day. By 10 weeks he can start wearing a harness for a short time every day. By 4 months old, the puppy is ready to pull a lightweight object around as it goes over the ground to get him used to pulling objects behind him.

Common Injuries

Due to the typically cold climate where this sport takes place, the most obvious of these is Hypothermia.

Hours of Sledging in freezing conditions can lead to major problems if you are not wearing the adequate clothes.

Additionally, you may be required to travel through water. If that is the case, make sure that you replace any wet clothes, especially footwear, with dry ones as soon as possible to avoid getting frostbite.

It is also vitally important to ensure that you keep a healthy relationship with your dogs and tend to their needs first, before taking care of yourself, the dogs are, after all, what powers your vehicle, your only means of getting around.

Pre Existing Medical Conditions

If you have pre existing medical conditions and you plan to participate in Dog Sledging as a Passenger or Driving whilst travelling abroad, we are able to provide you with a policy.

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

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Please check the Policy Wording for any Restrictions or Exclusions.

Covid-19 / Coronavirus Cover

Our Dog Sledging Travel Insurance can cover you to travel provided the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) is not advising against all, or all but essential travel to your destination and it is not on the red list.

All customers must follow the advice of the FCDO at the time of travel and for the duration of their trip. This includes returning to the UK if the FCDO changes their travel advice based on the risks presented at the time. https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice

  • Medical Expenses and Repatriation, when medically necessary, if you contract COVID-19 whilst abroad.
  • Cancellation if you are unable to travel because you contracted COVID-19 within 14 days of your departure date. This includes a positive pre-travel test.
  • Overseas Return Quarantine: Cover for additional accommodation & transport costs (limits apply) if you are unable to return home due to contracting Covid-19 and being told to self-isolate abroad.

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