Hitting the slopes?

Be prepared 

Whether your are an experienced skier/boarder, or just beginning, you need to know how to make the most from your next ski trip – and ensure that you have adequate cover for unforeseen circumstances. 

Our top tips to keep you safe:

  • Take out adequate insurance 
  • Ski/board within your limits – if you need lessons, take them
  • Familiarise yourself with the mountain map
  • Wear the appropriate gear and protection
  • Use the appropriate equipment
  • Stay warm, wear sunscreen and take regular breaks 
  • Always ski/board with someone
  • Observe and obey the signs on the slope
  • Stay alert
  • Follow the skier Alpine Responsibility Code

What could go wrong, and how you can stay protected:

  • Break a bone, or need emergency evacuation? 
  • Trip delayed over 12 hours due to the weather or an avalanche? 
  • Need medical assistance on your trip?
  • Equipment stolen or damaged? 
  • Ski runs closed? Need to re-locate?
  • Feeling sick, but already pre-booked?
Making sure that you are adequately covered with the right insurance could save you thousands. Remember – if you can’t afford ski insurance, you can’t afford to ski.
Click here to read our guide to travel insurance.

©2017 Cover My Trip Travel Insurance Pty Ltd ® ABN 89 165  918 141, AR 448483 is an authorised representative of AGA Assistance Australia Pty Ltd ABN 52 097 227 177, AFS Licence No. 245631. This insurance is issued and managed by AGA Assistance Australia Pty Ltd and is underwritten by Allianz Australia Insurance Limited ABN 15 000 122 850 AFS Licence No. 234708. Any information provided by us is general advice only and does not take into account your objectives, financial situation or individual needs. This insurance is subject to terms, conditions and exclusions. Before purchasing this insurance please read the Product Disclosure Statement to decide if this product is right for you.