Environmental issues are important to many holidaymakers.
Many Brits risk financial hardship by neglecting travel insurance.
Winter sports holidays have their own version of travel insurance because they are recognised as risky. In addition to the greater risk there can be high costs as ski resort treatment tends to be expensive. No matter how careful you are or how often you've been skiing it can be disastrous to head for the snow without adequate insurance. Read more...>
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The financial consequences of an injury that needs treatment and after care or causes missed flights and alternative travel arrangements can be enormous. On top of those obvious requirements winter sports insurance can also in some cases cover for no snow and potentially ruined holidays.
Ski equipment can be very expensive and damage or loss can be covered by your ski and snowboard insurance. So too can third party insurance to cover claims if you should injure someone else on the slopes. There has been a large increase in personal litigation on the slopes in recent years and it's a factor worth considering.
Winter sports cover is usually an optional extra of standard annual multi-trip insurance that does increase the premium so make sure that you do have cover before you hit the slopes.