Ski and Snowboarding Travel Insurance

Hit the slopes at home or abroad with total peace of mind with our ski and winter sports travel insurance.

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Winter Sports Travel Insurance Benefits

A holiday to the snow should be jam-packed with adventure, action, and fun. Unfortunately, accidents can happen and unexpected issues can arise. Travel easy of your next ski trip with 1Cover’s winter sports travel insurance. You'll enjoy all the benefits of 1Cover's award-winning comprehensive policies plus extra benefits specifically designed for ski holidays.  Get a quote today.

Unlimited Medical

Unlimited Medical

Unlimited medical assistance for your entire trip, including emergency medical evacuation if you hurt yourself on the ski slopes. 

Winter Sports

Winter Sports 

Cover for skiing, snowboarding, heli-skiing, and other winter sports activities both on-piste and off-piste within resort boundaries. 

Cancellation Cover

Cancellation Cover 

If illness or injury mean you can’t use prepaid ski passes, ski hire, or ski lessons, we’ll cover any lost deposits or expenses.

Ski Equipment 

If your favourite snowboard, skiis, or any other winter sports equipment is lost, stolen or damaged, we'll cover it. 

Bad Weather

Bad Weather

If bad weather delays your travel by more than 12 hours, we’ll cover any accommodation and required travel expenses.

Closure Cover

Closure
Cover

If bad weather, lack of snow, or power failure cause closures for more than 24 hours, we'll cover extra ski pass costs, or transport to the nearest resort.

Rental Ski Equipment Excess

Rental Ski gear Excess

If your ski rental gear is stolen or damaged, don't worry. We'll cover the rental gear excess, or the cost of the repairs. 

Rental Vehicle Excess

Rental Car Excess

Hired a car to get to and from the slopes each day? We'll cover the excess up to $5,000 if the car is damaged or stolen.

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Table of Benefits -
Ski & Snowboarding Travel Insurance

Explore our table of benefits below to see the top policy benefits provided by our Frequent Traveller annual travel insurance policies. To see the full list of the many benefits of our Frequent Traveller annual policies, see the PDS or get an instant quote now

Policy Benefit Comprehensive/ Frequent Traveller Domestic/ Frequent Traveller Domestic Already Overseas
MEDICAL
     

Overseas Emergency Medical Assistance^

Unlimited

X

Unlimited

Overseas Emergency Medical & Hospital Expenses^*

Unlimited X

Unlimited

Includes Dental Expenses (per adult)^

$1,000

X

$500

Resumption Of Journey^*

$3,000

X

$3,000

Hospital Cash Allowance^*

$5,000

X

$5,000

Accidental Death*

$25,000

$25,000

$25,000

Permanent Disability^*

$25,000

X

$25,000

Loss of Income^*

$10,400

X

$10,400

Luggage
     

Credit Card Fraud & Replacement^

$5,000

X

$5,000

Includes Travel Documents & Traveller's Cheques^

Yes

X

Yes

Theft Of Cash^#

$250

X

$250

Luggage & Personal Effects*

$15,000

$15,000

$15,000

Luggage & Personal Effects Delay Expenses^

$250

X

$250

cancellation 
     

Additional Accommodation & Travel Expenses*

$50,000

$50,000

$50,000

Includes Family Emergency*

Yes

Yes

Yes

Includes Emergency Companion Cover*

Yes

Yes

Yes

Cancellation Fees & Lost Deposits*

Unlimited

Unlimited

Unlimited

Disruption Of Journey*

$1,000

$1,000

$1,000

Alternative Transport Expenses^

$5,000

X

$5,000

ancillary 
     

Personal Liability#

$5 million

$5 million

$5 million

Domestic Pets^*

$500

X

$500

Domestic Services^*

$500

X

$500

Rental Vehicle Insurance Excess#*

$5,000

$5,000

$5,000

Winter Sports Pack 
     
Emergency Rescue^^

Unlimited

Unlimited Unlimited
Ski Pack^^

$750

$750 $750
Piste Closure^^*

$1,000

$1,000 $1,000
Bad Weather & Avalanche Closure^^

$750

$750 $750
Winter Sports Equipment Hire^^

$1,500

$1,500 $1,500
Winter Sports Equipment Excess^^*

$750

$750 $750

Unless otherwise specified in the PDS: Sections 12, 12A, 12B & 13 - If you claim for the same or similar cancelled services/facilities or alternative arrangements under sections 12, 12A, 12B & 13, we will only pay the higher of the two amounts, not both. Benefit limits are per adult traveller. For accompanying dependants the policy benefits are shared with the adult traveller.

^^ You only have this cover for these sections if the relevant pack has been purchased.
*  Sub-limits apply
^  You do not have cover under these sections while travelling in Australia.
# Limits are per policy regardless of persons the claim relates to.

 
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Optional Coverage

Choose Your Excess

Choose your excess

Choose the excess that best suits you. Opting for a lower excess means you'll pay less if you need to claim.

High Value Item Cover

High-Value Items Cover

Protect your high-value items not automatically covered by your policy. Note: items cannot be older than 12 months.

Rental Car Cover

Additional Rental Vehicle Excess

Choose to increase your rental vehicle excess cover amount up to $8,000 and protect yourself from unexpected fees.

 

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FAQs About Ski And Snowboarding Travel Insurance

  •  Am I Covered For Heliskiing?
  • The Winter Sports Pack covers claims that may arise from amateur heliskiing activities that do not involve any form of racing, acrobatics, jumping, aerial, stunting or freestyle. Terms and conditions, limits and exclusions apply. Please refer to the PDS for further information.

  • Am I Covered For Off-Piste Skiing & Snowboarding?
  • Yes, we provide cover for off-piste skiing and snowboarding as long as it is within a short distance from designated areas of ski resort boundaries on groomed terrain that are open and patrolled by the ski resort.

  • Do Your Policies Provide Cover For Backcountry?
  • We don't cover Backcountry Skiing due to the high risk of skiing in a sparsely inhabited rural region over ungroomed and unmarked slope

  • Am I Covered For Rental Ski Equipment Hire Excess?
  • Yes, our Winter Sports Pack includes cover for Rental Ski Equipment Hire Excess. Terms and conditions, limits and exclusions apply. Please refer to the PDS for further information.

  • Are There Any Age Restrictions For The Winter Sports Pack?
  • Yes, these policies are only available for customers under the age of 64. 

  • Under What Sections Does Double Excess Apply?
  • A double excess applies for all claims under sections Overseas Medical & Hospital Expenses, Additional Accommodation & Travel Expenses, and Cancellation Fees & Lost Deposits if you purchase this option and your claim arises directly from you participating in winter sports activities. You cannot pay to remove this excess. 

  • Is There Anything The Winter Sports Pack Does Not Cover?
  • The Winter Sports Pack does not provide cover for claims under Permanent Disability or Personal Liability that arise from you participating in winter sports activities. 

  • What Happens If I Come Home Early?
  • Your policy covers the full duration of your trip. There are no refunds should you come home earlier than planned.

 

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Since 2003, we've provided travel insurance to more than 1.5 million happy customers around the world. We don't focus on anything else but travel insurance, and that makes us specialists in the field.

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Our Call Centre is based in Sydney and is open seven days a week. Whether you're buying a policy or making a claim, you can be sure one of our caring, knowledgeable customer service legends will be able to help you out. 

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24/7 emergency Assistance 

The one time you really need travel insurance is in case of emergency. With 1Cover, you have 24/7 emergency assistance at all times - so when one thing goes really  wrong, we'll be there to help you.  

Pre-Existing Medical Cover

Unlike many other travel insurers, we automatically cover 35 conditions under our policies. We know everyone is different and that's why our medical team assess each pre-existing condition on a case by case basis.

Fast Claims 

If you want your claim paid quickly, and you don’t want to deal with a complicated claims process, then use 1Cover. Just make sure you have all your receipts and relevant documents handy.

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Annual Travel Insurance, get in touch with us. Our expert team are here to help you.

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