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This article seeks to answer two questions, why we need to be insured when skiing and boarding off-piste and which policy suits us best.

anatomy of a ski accident

Why Insure?

If you have a winter sports accident the following costs may be involved:

  • Search, recovery and transport to hospital, first aid
  • Hospital costs including operations, medicine and other equipment (wheel chairs, crutches, etc)
  • Repatriation, return of children, replacement driver
  • Third party liability
  • Criminal and civil proceedings
  • Compensation for days missed from holiday, including lift passes, guides, ski/snowboard school etc
  • Lost and broken equipment

We'll take a look at each of these points in the rest of this article.

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