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Hit the slopes with confidence with winter sports insurance.

Winter sports ensure a fun-packed holiday for families and thrill-seekers alike. Packed right alongside your new ski goggles and winter clothes, it may be worth considering taking out a travel insurance policy that includes cover for winter sports to safeguard you and your equipment throughout your trip. Holiday Extras offers winter sports holiday insurance as an add-on, offering cover for equipment hire, personal equipment cover, travel insurance including snowmobiling, ski insurance, winter sports related injuries and more.

What's included with winter sport insurance?

As a form of additional cover, your chosen insurance policy is simply upgraded to include winter sports cover - everything you need to enjoy the snowy mountains. Our winter sports cover is available for travellers under the age of 65.

With our winter sports cover add-on, you can enjoy a range of activities including skiing, skiing off-piste, snowboarding, outdoor ice-skating, ice-windsurfing and snowmobiling plus many more. For a more in-depth overview of what's covered, please consult our policy wording page.

Ski insurance cover

Winter sports equipment hire

Your own equipment

Hired ski equipment

Piste closure

Avalanche and landslide cover

How do I book winter sports travel insurance?

Booking winter sports travel insurance consists of 3 easy steps:

  • 1) Complete our insurance quote form at the top of this page.
  • 2) Choose from our selection of Bronze, Silver or Gold.
  • 3) Upgrade your policy by choosing our winter sports travel insurance in the add-ons section.

Do I need winter sports travel insurance?

Although not compulsory, a dedicated winter sports add-on ensures you're covered for any winter sported related incidents you wouldn't ordinarily be covered for on our standard travel insurance policies.

Did you know, the most common winter sports-related injury is skiers thumb? Often overlooked, this occurs when skiers fall while holding their ski poles, causing damage to the ligaments in your thumb. While no one wants to think about the worst happening, for peace and mind and confidence on the slopes, our winter sports policy has you covered.

Alice Lawson, Associate Director of Holiday Extras Cover

"Protecting you and your trip has always been our priority. With three levels of cover to suit you and your trip and 24/7 support, it's never been easier to enjoy your holiday, hassle-free."

Alice Lawson, Associate Director of Holiday Extras Cover

Compare Holiday Extras travel insurance levels

Choose from three different levels of cover, each with its own cover limits, ranging from a simple and essential plan to a more comprehensive premium plan. Be sure to read through the Policy Documents for more comprehensive cover details.

Travelling with a pre-existing medical condition?

If you have a pre-existing medical condition (either past or present) our team of experts are on-hand to arrange suitable cover so you can enjoy a stress-free break as possible. Be sure to read our information page on your pre-existing medical condition so we can find the most suitable travel insurance for you.

When purchasing travel insurance, you will be asked a series of questions to determine whether your insurance is determined as one with medical conditions or not. This discreet screening process is available both online and over the phone, has been designed to ensure you get cover that's tailored to your requirements. Get a quote online and declare your medical condition. If you will be travelling with medication check out our page full of helpful tips and advice. If you're travelling with diabetes we also have handy information for that too.

Holiday Extras Travel Insurance is sold and administered by Holiday Extras Cover Limited, registered office address: Ashford Road, Newingreen, Hythe, Kent CT21 4JF.

Holiday Extras Cover Limited is an insurance intermediary authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, registration number 828848. You can check this by visiting the Financial Services Register

Holiday Extras™ is a Trading Name of Holiday Extras Cover Limited. The insurance is underwritten by Great Lakes Insurance UK Limited. Great Lakes Insurance UK Limited is a company incorporated in England and Wales with company number 13436330 and whose registered office address is 10 Fenchurch Avenue, London, United Kingdom, EC3M 5BN.

Great Lakes Insurance UK Limited is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Firm Reference Number 955859. You can check this by visiting the Financial Services Register