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.”