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Sports and activities we don't cover

Sports and activities we don't cover

There are some sports and activities that we consider too risky to cover. We won‘t cover travellers for any claim arising from participating in any of these activities.

  • Abseiling/rappelling - except when done with a licensed operator
  • BASE jumping
  • Bobsleighing/bobsledding/skeleton
  • Cameras and video cameras – 7 years;
  • BMX (jumps, tricks, freestyle, racing)
  • Bull-riding
  • Canyoning
  • Cave diving/cavern diving
  • Caving/spelunking (where it’s not a commercial tourist attraction)
  • Cameras and video cameras – 7 years;
  • Cliff diving
  • Deep water soloing
  • Diving underwater using an artificial breathing apparatus (unless an open water diving licence is held or when diving under licensed instruction); commercial diving; diving beyond 40 metres
  • Flying in the following circumstances: as a passenger in a glider or ultralight; as a pilot or crew of any aircraft; or travel in an air-supported device other than as a passenger in a licensed passenger aircraft operated by an airline or charter company
  • Free climbing
  • Free diving
  • Free soloing
  • Gliding, hang-gliding (or any sport in a similar device)
  • Horse-riding when: jumping, playing polo, taking part in a rodeo, doing acrobatics, riding bareback, competitions
  • Hunting or animal tracking
  • Hydro jet pack/jet pack flying
  • Ice climbing/glacier climbing
  • Ice hockey
  • Ice skating (or any other activities) when on frozen lakes and rivers
  • Ice hockey
  • Ice walking/glacier walking (except when with a licensed operator and below 3,000 metres)
  • Kite wing
  • Luge (on snow/ice)
  • Martial arts: with contact; training camps
  • Motor biking off-road (dirtbike riding; motocross)
  • Motor track/race track experiences
  • Mountaineering
  • Parachuting
  • Parkour/freerunning
  • Potholing
  • Quad biking under age 15; if done without a licensed operator
  • Potholing
  • Rallies (in any form)
  • Rickshaw run/tuk-tuk racing
  • Rock-climbing (except in an indoor facility with supervision)
  • Rock fishing
  • Running of the Bulls
  • Shooting/rifle range
  • Skeleton
  • Skijoring
  • Ski jumping, acrobatics, freestyle
  • Skydiving
  • Snow biking
  • Snow kiting, snow rafting, snow tubing
  • Snow skiing when powerassisted
  • Speed boating, speed flying, speed riding
  • Swimming in open water more than 3 nautical miles from land
  • Trapeze
  • Trekking/hiking/tramping above 6,000 metres
  • Via Ferrata
  • Water-skiing/wakeboarding (jumps)