Call for an instant quote
0345 90 80 161
Open Mon to Fri 09:00 - 17:30 | Sat 09:00 - 16:00 (GMT)
14 January 2013 09:10
The advice has been issued to make sure skiing holidaymakers do not find themselves in trouble on the pistes
Thousands of people will be jetting off to the pistes in the coming weeks and months and one expert has written some key tips for skiing holidaymakers.
The Guardian has published advice from Jill Papworth aimed at ensuring skiing fans are prepared for every eventuality and, clearly, making sure you have the appropriate
sports travel insurance is high on the list. The travel expert also stresses that insurance companies can legally withdraw cover if an accident occurs when local laws or local authoritative advice is not adhered to, so it is vital to stick to the rules.
From wearing helmets to following the dos and don'ts for pistes and snowboarding parks, it is essential to follow the rules to avoid invalidating your insurance. And checking that your cover is comprehensive enough is equally important. For people arranging the details of their own holiday as opposed to using a tour operator, it is crucial to make sure the insurance covers potential problems with delayed departures or accommodation if you can't get home.
21 January 2017
Thousands of men may be able to avoid undergoing a biopsy to detect prostate cancer, as research shows MRI scans could be used to detect aggressive forms of the disease.
20 January 2017
Winter sports enthusiasts are being urged to check they have the right insurance after new research shows only 1 in 6 people are covered under their standard travel insurance policy.
19 January 2017
Nearly 1,000 people have had their holidays in Gambia cut short amid growing political unrest in the African state.
18 January 2017
Researchers at Cambridge University may have made a breakthrough in the treatment of Parkinson's disease, according to preliminary findings.
17 January 2017
Stansted Airport has made a bid to become Britain's next hub for long-haul travel, as passengers are promised seamless connection facilities and baggage transfer.
13 January 2017
Long-term goals such as travelling more and visiting new places have come above healthy eating and changing jobs in a list of the top New Year's resolutions.
14 January 2017
Some of the biggest airports in the UK have been forced to cancel flights as snow and blizzard conditions sweep parts of the country.
Stress could be as significant a risk factor for heart attacks and strokes as smoking, drinking and overeating, new research shows.
24 December 2016
Planned strikes by British Airways cabin crew on Christmas Day and Boxing Day have been suspended amid continuing industrial unrest ahead of the weekend break.
11 January 2017
A connection between diabetes and inflection in children could be a major breakthrough in developing a cure for type 1 diabetes, according to new research.
10 January 2017
A new trial aimed at tackling widespread loneliness among older people is successfully reducing isolation using community-based tactics, a report shows.
07 January 2017
People may be able to enjoy better brain health in later life by following a Mediterranean diet, research has suggested.