Winter Sports

Winter Sports Travel Insurance From Skiing to Heli Skiing

Travel insurance for winter sports can cover a wide array of activities with varying levels of danger. However, policies for adventurous travelers may still have a list of excluded activities. Coverage for skiing, for example, is included within many policies. On the other hand, coverage for extreme sports or adventure activities, such as heli skiing or ice climbing, can be included but is much less common.

Winter Sports Coverage

What Does Winter Sports Travel Insurance Cover?

Travel insurance for winter sports is primarily designed to provide cancellation and medical coverage. For travelers planning to participate in winter activities during their trip, but are forced to cancel, the Trip Cancellation benefit can refund their prepaid and non-refundable trip costs, including airfare, hotel accommodations, and expenses related to the activity, such as lift tickets or equipment rentals. In the event of an injury during the trip, travel insurance can reimburse the cost of treating the injury and the cost of a medical evacuation, if necessary.

What to look for when buying travel insurance for winter sports and activities:

Travel insurance for winter sports and activities can vary significantly from policy to policy. Activities that can be covered by one policy, may be specifically excluded from the next. For this reason, for travelers who plan to partake in specific winter sports or activities, it’s important to check a policy’s certificate for a list of excluded activities before purchasing. When buying travel insurance for winter sports, Squaremouth recommends at least $50,000 in Emergency Medical coverage, and $100,000 in Medical Evacuation coverage.

How to search for travel insurance for winter sports and activities:

The Sports & Activities benefit of travel insurance is designed to cover travelers who are participating in sports or adventurous activities. Using Squaremouth’s activity selection matrix below, travelers can enter the specific winter sports and activities they plan to participate in during their trip to only show available policies with the coverage they need.

Search for policies with coverage for winter sports using our selection matrix.

Search Winter Sports Travel Insurance Policies

Search for winter sports and activities you will be participating in during your trip, then select "Continue to Trip Information" to complete your search.

  • Winter dog sledding, glacier walking, skiing, snowboarding and more.
Search for sports and activities you will be participating in during your trip. You can also browse and select activities above.

Multi-Award Winning Customer Service Team

Squaremouth’s outside-the-box approach to customer service has been recognized nationally and internationally, with 16 awards in 6 years. Customer service is part of everybody’s job at Squaremouth. Every employee spends time on the phone with customers each week.

Read more

$30,000 Contest Encourages Reading Policy Documents

To highlight the importance of reading policy documents from start to finish, Squaremouth awarded one customer $10,000 in a secret contest for being the first to read hers. Then, we gave another $10,000 to a children’s literacy charity and $5,000 each to two schools.

Read more

$1,000 Tips Shine a Light on Service

Squaremouth, a company that puts a focus on customer service, rewards 20 outstanding customer service providers in St. Petersburg, Florida with $1,000 cash tips. Then, one received an additional $10,000 as the Thank You Campaign’s grand prize winner.

Read more

One of America’s Best and Fastest-Growing Companies

Squaremouth is consistently awarded for its unique company culture and steady revenue growth. This includes national recognition from Inc. Magazine, Fortune, and Entrepreneur, and local recognition from the Tampa Bay Business Journal and Florida Trend.

Read more