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Skiing Off Piste (with a Guide) Travel Insurance

If you are planning a ski trip and will be Off Piste Skiing or Snowboarding with a Guide within Resort Boundaries, you should have a Travel Insurance policy in place before you leave your home. As Skiing holidays become increasingly popular, it is vital that you have comprehensive cover for your ski trip. The importance of Travel Insurance cannot be overstated,…

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If you are planning a ski trip and will be Off Piste Skiing or Snowboarding with a Guide within Resort Boundaries, you should have a Travel Insurance policy in place before you leave your home.

As Skiing holidays become increasingly popular, it is vital that you have comprehensive cover for your ski trip.

The importance of Travel Insurance cannot be overstated, especially if you are planning to go Off Piste Skiing / Snowboarding with a Guide.

This is an adventurous, risky and sometimes dangerous activity and you should ensure that your policy includes Medical and Repatriation cover, and Mountain Rescue and Air Ambulance from the slopes.

Even with an experienced Guide, the chance of Avalanches and accidents remains high when Off Piste Skiing / Snowboarding

Please Note: This policy does not cover you if you are going Off Piste without a Guide outside of Resort Boundaries. If you require a quote for this, please visit our information page Off Piste Skiing (without a Guide) Travel Insurance.

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 £1,500 £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
Ski Equipment £500 £500 £500
Hire of Ski Equipment £250 £250 £250
Ski Pack £400 £400 £400
Piste Closure £500 £500 £500
Avalanche Closure £500 £500 £500
Standard Excess* £100 £50 £35

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

Mountain Rescue and Air Ambulance is covered under Medical and Repatriation Terms.

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

This Travel Insurance policy for Off Piste Skiing / Snowboarding (with a Guide) 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.

Off Piste Skiing / Snowboarding (with a Guide)

It is important before you go Off Piste Skiing or Snowbaording with a Guide that you research this and check with the Resort website for further details.

This type of Skiing or Snowboarding is done with an experienced Guide in the back country in unmarked or usually unpatrolled areas, there are no groomed trails, which obviously adds an aspect of adventure to the descent.

This also makes it much more dangerous, for there may be hidden rocks, patches of trees and other obstacles that should be avoided

Pre Existing Medical Conditions

If you have pre existing medical conditions and you plan to go Off Piste Skiing / Snowboarding with a Guide whilst travelling abroad, we are able to provide you with a policy.

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

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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 Off Piste Skiing / Snowboarding (with a Guide) 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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