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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's 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's 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 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 £1,000 £1,500 £2,500
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
Standard Excess* £100 £50 £35

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

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

This Travel Insurance policy for Dog Sledging 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.

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.

On the quote page you need to select Hazardous Activity Pack B.

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Please check the Terms and Conditions for any Restrictions or Exclusions.

European and Worldwide Residents

World Nomads offers Travel Insurance if you are a Resident of a European or Worldwide country and you are planning to take part in Dog Sledging whilst on your trip.

You can also add High Value Items, such as Sports Gear, Technical Equipment and Cameras, and Personal Items.

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Please check the Terms and Conditions for any Restrictions or Exclusions.


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