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Many single trip travel insurance policies do not cover winter sports


According to independent financial research company Defaqto, 13% of single trip travel insurance policies do not offer any cover for winter sports – and, where offered, the type and level of cover varies widely between policies.


As a result, those planning a sports-based holiday this winter need to look closely at the features and benefits provided by different travel insurance policies to ensure they arrange suitable cover.


The analysis of the 342 single trip policies on the market that insure winter sports has found significant variation in the cover they offer in a number of key areas: 


Mike Powell of Defaqto says, “ Given the expense often involved, it is important for holidaymakers to arrange suitable travel insurance once their booking is made to safeguard the money they have spent.”

Travel insurance news: 29 November 2011