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Travel Insurance and Snow Sports

Consider protecting 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 can offer 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
  • Heli-skiing and cat skiing
  • Tobogganing
  • Cross country skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Telemark skiing

Ski fields in Japan on a sunny day

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

* 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.

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 yours is lost, delayed or damaged

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.

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Three people sitting down, drinking from thermos' on a ski field

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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