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Winter sports and ski insurance from LV=

Whether you're skiing the Alps, snowboarding in Vermont or planning to toboggan in Sochi, protect yourself with winter sports cover from LV=.

Our travel insurance 'winter sports' optional extra covers you for emergency medical expenses, personal accident and personal liability on a range of winter sports activities, plus you'll get a 10% online discount.

Why not get a travel quote to find out how much you could save?

Or call our UK call centre on

0800 022 3919

Existing customer contact details

8am - 8pm Monday to Friday
9am - 5pm Saturday and bank holidays
10am - 4pm Sunday

Calls may be recorded

Why choose LV= travel insurance?

  • Choose from our Essential policy or our Defaqto 5 Star rated Premier policy
  • Single and annual policies available
  • 10% discount when you buy your travel insurance online
  • Choose from four areas of cover including European and Worldwide

Buy your winter sports and ski travel policy online for great savings

Get a travel quote online for your winter sports holiday and we'll give you an extra 10% off, leaving you more to spend on the slopes


Got any questions about winter sports and ski insurance?

What types of winter sports will you cover?

Q. What types of winter sports will you cover?

A. We can provide single trip and annual policies for both Europe and worldwide for the following winter sport activities:

  • skiing (including big foot, cross-country, mono, glacier and indoor)
  • snowboarding
  • snowblading
  • sledging and tobogganing
  • snowmobiling and skidooing

Will I be covered to ski off-piste?

Q. Will I be covered to ski off-piste?

A. By adding winter sports cover to your travel insurance policy, you’ll be covered to ski or snowboard off-piste as long as you stay within the ski area boundaries of a recognised ski resort and follow the ski patrol guidelines.

Will I be covered against poor weather conditions?

Q. Will I be covered against poor weather conditions?

A. We'll pay up to £5,000 on the Essential policy and up to £10,000 on the Premier policy if any excursions or ski/ snowboard lessons have to be cancelled due to poor weather or because there is no snow at your ski resort.

You'll also be covered for the costs of the pre-paid ski lift pass for each day the lifts are not in use (up to a total of £5,000 on the Essential policy and up to £10,000 on the Premier policy).

Can I choose my level of cover?

Q. Can I choose my level of cover?

A. We offer two levels of annual travel insurance to suit your needs – Essential and Premier.

Our Essential policy offers up to £10 million emergency medical cover, £5,000 cancellation cover and £25,000 personal accident cover.

Premier offers everything that Essential does but offers £10,000 cancellation cover and includes cover for:

  • missed or cancelled flights
  • delays due to bad weather, strikes or other mishaps that may interrupt your travel plans

Buying LV= travel insurance is quick and easy

LV=, County Gates, Bournemouth, BH1 2NF, UK