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Fishing Travel Insurance

Fishing is popular in lakes and rivers all over the world as both a commercial activity and a leisure pursuit. The total worldwide number of Fish Farmers is around 38 million and direct and indirect employment by the fish industry is thought to benefit over 500 million people. There are several different types of Fishing, depending on where one fishes and which…

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Fishing is popular in lakes and rivers all over the world as both a commercial activity and a leisure pursuit. The total worldwide number of Fish Farmers is around 38 million and direct and indirect employment by the fish industry is thought to benefit over 500 million people. There are several different types of Fishing, depending on where one fishes and which species of fish one is Fishing on. Popular types of Fishing are Spear Fishing, Deep Sea Fishing, Angling and Netting.

JS Travel Insurance can now provide cover for your Gadgets, such as Mobile Phones, Tablets and Computer Game Consoles. You will be able to select this cover on the quote page of our website.

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

We provide cover for Residents of the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands and British Forces Posted Overseas.

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

Fishing Techniques

Techniques used to catch fish include:

  • Hand gathering
  • Spearing
  • Netting
  • Angling
  • Trapping

Common Injuries whilst Fishing

  • Hooked fingers
  • Bruising
  • Muscle pain
  • Joint pain
  • Ligament tears
  • Stiffness

There is of course a risk of drowning so always wear a life jacket while Fishing. Pay particular attention to any children you may be Fishing with and make sure they are not near the water unattended. If fishing hooks do become embedded in flesh then seek medical attention as soon as possible.

Before embarking on a fishing holiday it is a good idea for each member of your group to receive CPR training from an organisation such as the St John's Ambulance Service.

Important Information

You must ensure that you do not participate in Fishing (Fresh Water) for more than 90 days in any one Period of Insurance.

This activity does not provide Accidental Death & Disability Benefit or Personal Liability cover.

This Travel Insurance 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.


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