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Wintersports Travel Insurance

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Wintersports Travel Insurance

If you're planning a winter sports holiday, you need specialist travel insurance to ensure that you have adequate cover during your trip.

Alpha's Winter Sports travel insurance policy has been created to cover a range of winter holidays and winter sports activities. Whether you are skiing or snowboarding, a beginner or a black run pro, travelling with a group of friends or with the kids, to Europe or World Wide - Alpha Travel Insurance can provide the protection you need. Plus with a choice of excess you can adjust the winter travel policy to suit your budget and needs.

With an Alpha policy you are automatically covered for many winter sports including on-piste skiing, snowboarding and ice skating. If you're looking for extended cover for your winter break, for an affordable extra premium we can add many more activities to your policy including heli-skiing, terrain park riding, plus ski and snowboard racing. Simply take a look at the activity pack tab to find out more.

Other benefits of our affordable Wintersports travel insurance include:

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And if those benefits aren’t enough for you, we’re offering a 20% discount on a travel SIM card to all Alpha policyholders! Get yourself one today.

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Cover Levels

Cover Levels

£500 - Winter Sports Equipment

Winter sports equipment is often very expensive to purchase and maintain, therefore having suitable cover to protect it from being lost, stolen or damaged is key when looking for a travel insurance policy. Both owned and hired winter sports equipment is covered under the Alpha Wintersports policy giving you complete freedom to simply enjoy the slopes to the max, without worrying about the consequences of footing the bill should anything happen.

£1million - Personal Liability

If you are held legally liable for any event during the lifetime of your travel insurance policy, Alpha is there to help with £1million personal liability cover. Whether you have caused injury or illness to another person or even damage to trip accommodation, having peace of mind in place in the form of a holiday insurance policy can help lessen the potential financial burden.

£10 million - Emergency Medical Expenses

One of the highest claimed for items is medical expenses; whether for less-serious incidents such as doctors’ visits for check-ups and medication, to more serious cases such as being hospitalised as an in-patient, avalanches or mountain rescue. Rest assured that wherever you are in the world, Alpha offers medical cover up to £10million as well as a Doctor managed 24 hour emergency medical helpline to offer you help and advice when you need it most, no matter the time of day or night.

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Why Alpha?

Why Choose Alpha

  • Cover For Medical Conditions
  • Online Medical Screening
  • 24/7 Emergency Assistance
  • Couples & Family Discounts
  • Choose Your Own Excess
  • Kids Go FREE On Family Policy

Customer Reviews

Customer Reviews

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“Just got the best quote from the best advisor – so good I asked him to repeat three times! Great service, thanks!”

Miss Brand, Dorset

“Alpha definitely gets 5 stars from me… it would be 10 if that was an offer! Keep up the excellent work.”

Mrs Thomson, Kiddeminster

Activity Packs & Extensions

Activity Packs

If you wish to partake in any activities whilst on your trip abroad, you will need to purchase the corresponding activity pack to ensure you have the correct level of cover. You will not be covered unless the appropriate activity pack has been applied to your policy and you have paid the appropriate premium.

Why not choose cover for one of our popular activities including; abseiling, diving, fishing, mountain biking or paintballing?

Activity Packs

Extensions

From gadget cover to activities, to trip disruption and returning home, Alpha Travel Insurance have created a range of extensions that can be added on to your policy. Enjoy an added layer of protection with the cover you need at an affordable price.

  • Gadget extension – This can be added on to any policy you like!
  • Return home extension – Included FREE with every Longstay insurance.
  • Optional sports & activity extension – Over 100 included FREE with additional upgrades available.
  • Trip disruption extension – Cover for natural disasters, end supplier failure and insolvency.
  • Cruise extension – Available to cover cruises up to £1,500 per person on Single Trip and Multi Trip policies.

Medical Conditions

Medical Conditions

All Alpha Travel Insurance policies are able to include cover for hundreds of medical conditions.

Some of the most common ones include:

  • High blood pressure / hypertension
  • Asthma
  • High cholesterol
  • Underactive thyroid / hypothyroidism
  • Diabetes (both type 1 and type 2)
  • Food allergies and intolerance
  • Arthritis
  • Heart conditions
  • Stroke
  • and many more…

Medical conditions can be declared and screened at the same time as obtaining your quotation.

Simply visit our online medical screening page for more information.

Our existing customers have used this policy for;

Alpha Travel Insurance Wintersports cover is ideal for...
  • Skiing trips
  • Snowboarding adventures
  • Family holidays
  • Couples breaks
  • Activity and adventure holidays
  • Last minute bookings
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Wintersports Info

Single Trip travel insurance is ideal for a wide range of holidays, whether you are heading abroad for a two week sunshine break or an action-packed adventure holiday!

With this policy there is no upper age limit, over 100 activities available to be included and trips can be from as little as 3 days up to 365 giving you plenty of reasons to travel and live your life to the full.

Cover includes cancellation, emergency medical expenses, personal possessions, legal expenses as well as gadget insurance options available.

 

Please note that our policies must be purchased for trips starting and ending within the UK, and will not be valid if you have already begun your trip or are already abroad. Our insurance policies are also currently unable to cover for cruise holidays on this policy unless you have purchased our cruise extension.

FAQs

Do you have a question about us, our cover or our policies? You may be able to find the answer in our Frequently Asked Questions section.

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