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Travel Insurance for Snow Sports

Protect your snow trip and stay on track with the Snow sports cover option

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Seeking the thrill of the slopes at home or overseas

Whether you're dreaming of the "Powder Highway" in Whistler or exploring the world famous ski resorts in Japan, consider adding the Snow sports cover option to your plan and stay on track. 

The Snow Sports Cover Option

nib Travel Insurance offers cover for:
  • Snow-skiing and snowboarding (on piste and off-piste) on groomed and ungroomed runs and marked trails patrolled/monitored by resort authorities
  • Back-country skiing and snowboarding only when on a guided tour with a licensed tour operator
  • Heli-skiing and cat skiing only when on a guided tour with a licensed tour operator
  • Tobogganing on marked trails, on-piste only
  • Cross country skiing on groomed and ungroomed runs and marked trails patrolled/monitored by resort authorities
  • Snowmobiling when provided by the recognised piste authority for transport to and from areas designed for recreational skiing within resort boundaries, or when on a guided tour with a licensed tour operator
  • Telemark skiing within the resort and terrain park boundaries on groomed and ungroomed runs and marked trails patrolled or monitored by resort authorities.
  • Provides cover under all benefits sections while participating in a snow sport (as defined) including;

    Overseas medical expenses* and 24/7 Emergency Assistance
    Medical Evacuation and Repatriation
    Replacement of lost, stolen or damaged passports and travel documents
    Cancellation or holiday deferment costs
    Lost, stolen or damaged luggage and personal effects
    Personal Liability

    Provides cover for snow sports-specific incidents including;

    When skiing facilities are completely closed
    When ski lift passes can't be used because of illness or injury
    When their own ski equipment is lost, stolen or damaged (but not while in use)
    When hiring replacement snow equipment if theirs is lost, delayed or damaged
    * Overseas medical expenses benefits provided for up to 12 months from the date on illness or injury; medical expenses incurred in Australia are not covered.
    The "in-use" rule

    Cover for winter sports equipment following accidental loss, theft or damage for its depreciated value up to $700 per item, excluding while in use, up to your plan limits.

    When the show can't go on

    Cover for winter sports pre-paid costs such as ski equipment hire, lift passes and ski school costs if you're injured in an accident or suddenly fall ill during your trip and can't ski.

    This is a brief summary of cover and does not include the full terms, conditions, limitations and exclusions. Please read the international and domestic Product Disclosure Statement (PDS).

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