The Sports & Activities benefit is designed to cover travelers who are participating in sports and adventurous activities, some of which may otherwise be excluded. Travelers can indicate the activities they will be participating in by selecting the Sports & Activities filter.
If you have selected sports and/or activities filters, the provider has confirmed that these activities are not excluded from coverage for this policy. Please keep in mind that you may not specifically see your selections listed as covered in the policy certificate. We have confirmed with the provider that these activities are not excluded, however, we cannot guarantee adequate coverage for your particular trip. Please call us to review your policy certificate for coverage limitations and exclusions that may apply to your trip and activities.
The policy certificate includes the following language:
Benefits are not payable for any loss due to, arising or resulting from:
5. mountaineering (engaging in the sport of scaling mountains generally requiring the use of picks, ropes, or other special equipment);
6. participating as a professional in a stunt, athletic or sporting event or competition;
7. participating in skydiving or parachuting, hang gliding, bungee cord jumping, extreme skiing, skiing outside marked trails or heli-skiing, any race or speed contests, scuba diving if the depth exceeds 130 feet or if You are not PADI or NAUI certified to dive and a dive master is not present during the dive; spelunking or bodily contact sports;
8. piloting or learning to pilot or acting as a member of the crew of any aircraft;
OPTIONAL HAZARDOUS SPORTS COVERAGE
Benefits will be paid up to the Maximum Benefit Amount shown in the Schedule of Benefits under the Emergency Accident Medical Expense coverage, if You become injured while participating in any of the following sports: mountaineering where ropes or guides are normally used (not to exceed a height of 15,000 feet), skydiving or parachuting, hang gliding, bungee jumping, scuba diving, if PADI or NAUI certified, to depths below 130 feet, and spelunking.