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Hang Gliding Travel Insurance

Hang Gliding is an exhilarating outdoor sport that is popular around the world. It involves a pilot flying a non motorised Aircraft, called a Hang Glider, that is made up of a lightweight frame and sailcloth, which forms a type of overhead wing. The pilot launches on foot from a ledge or cliff and continues to soar through the air. To get a quote by telephone or…

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Hang Gliding is an exhilarating outdoor sport that is popular around the world. It involves a pilot flying a non motorised Aircraft, called a Hang Glider, that is made up of a lightweight frame and sailcloth, which forms a type of overhead wing. The pilot launches on foot from a ledge or cliff and continues to soar through the air.

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JS Travel Insurance provides cover for Residents of the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands and the Republic of Ireland.

1. Summary of Cover

Section & Cover Standard Essential Essential Plus Superior
Cancellation or Curtailment - £2,500 £2,500 £5,000
Medical and Repatriation £2,5000,000 £5,000,000 £5,000,000 £10,000,000
Baggage - - £1,500 £2,000
Personal Money - - £300 £400
Delayed Departure - £100 £100 £200
Missed Departure - £500 £500 £1,000
Legal Expenses - £15,000 £15,000 £25,000
Failure of Carrier - - - £1,000

2. Popular Areas for Hang Gliding

Hang Gliding is an exhilarating outdoor sport that is popular around the world. A number of companies now offer lessons which allow the inexperienced individual to experience the fantastic feeling of gliding through the air and it makes for a great holiday activity that you will not forget.

It is especially ideal if you're in a new place because you can see for miles and experience views you would otherwise miss. If you want to go on a Hang Gliding holiday, it is important to make sure that you have the correct Travel Insurance policy.

Hang Gliding is a sport that can be done all over the world, but some of the countries that are most popular for hang gliding include:

Hang Gliding is an exhilarating outdoor sport that is popular around the world. A number of companies now offer lessons which allows the inexperienced individual to try the fantastic feeling of gliding through the air and it makes for a great holiday activity.

3. Common Injuries whilst Hang Gliding

Hang Gliding can be dangerous and should not be undertaken lightly. Thermal and wind currents can make the glider difficult to control leading to collisions with high stationary objects or crashes. Injuries received can range from bruising to broken bones. Fatalities are usually related to head injury.

In order to avoid injuring yourself when Hang Gliding, follow a few simple steps:

Make sure you have had training from a qualified instructor before you start Hang Gliding.

  • Make sure you have the proper equipment, including a proper suit, harness and hang glider.
  • Choose a location that is appropriate to your skill level. Do not try anything to challenging as a beginner
  • Make sure the weather conditions are conducive to a safe flight.

You are required at all times to wear the appropriate safety equipment, for example protective clothing and / or suitable head protection.

This insurance contract is between you and White Horse Ireland dac, a company registered in Ireland (Registered Company No. 306045), whose Registered Office is at Rineanna House, Free Zone West, Shannon, County Clare, Republic of Ireland. White Horse Insurance Ireland dac is authorised and regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland. This can be checked by visiting their website at www.centralbank.ie


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