Ski Insurance & Winter Sports Travel Insurance

Save on your winter sports cover

Prices from just £17.40 per trip

(Based on a 35 year old travelling to Europe with budget single trip cover for 5 days)

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Gadget Cover Included *

  1. Gadget Cover Included for 1 Gadget on every Direct Travel Insurance policy.
  2. Protection against Accidental Damage, Theft, Breakdown or Liquid Damage.
  3. Cover for Smart phones, iPhones, Laptops including MacBooks, Tablets including iPads and more.
  4. Upgrade to our Bronze, Silver or Gold cover up to a maximum of 7 gadgets
  5. Click here for full details of the cover provided and our full terms and conditions.

* We automatically include cover for 1 Gadget up to a maximum Replacement/Repair Value of £500 with an excess payable of £50. Please note this only applies to Direct Travel Insurance policies and applies to the first named insured person on the policy.

Winter Sports benefits include

Click here to see the full list of Winter Sports we can cover.

Our Winter Sports Insurance Cover goes further

From the Alps to the Rockies, or wherever else you might be going, Direct Travel Insurance is just the ticket. Whether you are planning to spend your holiday on black runs or beginner slopes, we’ll cover your needs. Our easy to understand policies allow you to switch off and enjoy the freedom of the mountains.

We can provide cover from 17 to 24 days winter sports cover during your insured period.

Cover for most pre-existing medical conditions can be added to any winter sports policy.

Claim for lost or stolen luggage, including lost, stolen, or damaged equipment.

Not enough snow? Maybe too much? Claim if the piste is closed for more than 12 hours.

Had an accident? Don’t worry. Call our 24hr emergency helpline for free advice.

And the benefits don't stop there. Read more

Going on a few breaks?

We don’t just offer single trip policies! If you’re planning more than one ski or snowboarding holiday then check out our Annual Winter Sports holiday insurance. This cost saving option takes away the hassle of having to buy multiple policies.

Travel whenever you like, as this cover is valid for up to 17 days over the course of the 365 day period depending on product and cover. This covers multiple trips and includes skiing, snowboarding and many other winter sports activities.

It's important to know:

  1. If you have a medical condition, please make sure you disclose it when buying your policy. Direct Travel Insurance will not provide cover for undeclared medical conditions.
  2. You must be 18 years or over to purchase.
  3. We are unable to provide cover for countries where the Foreign Office has warned against all but essential travel. Please visit the FCO website to check updated warnings. Alternatively, you can call them on 020 7008 0232 or 020 7008 0233.
  4. This product is available for UK residents only.
  5. Upper age limits may apply.
  6. Online discount will not apply to any optional extra cover.
  7. Please check our Policy Wording for full Terms & Conditions. If you have any questions please visit the FAQ page or contact us.

What if I am older than the maximum age?

You may be able to obtain an alternative travel insurance policy by contacting:
British Insurance Brokers Association:
Tel: 0870 950 1790 (Lines open 9.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday)

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Sat 8.30am - 4pm.
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Emergency Assistance
Contact details for the 24hr medical emergency helpline can be found in your policy documentation.

Available 24 hours a day, every day

What our customers say:

  1. "Very easy to do travel insurance online and now that you can add medical conditions, rather than calling up and going through lots of questions it’s brilliant."
  2. "I have used Direct travel insurance for a good number of years and have been extremely happy with their service and prices. This years renewal (3/3/14) was the first I have undertaken on-line and I found the process clear and easy to use."
  3. "Quick and easy, good rates for my health problems, would highly recommend."