SportsCover direct is a UK based insurer of adventure sports and travel insurance that has been around since 2002. They cover UK residents up to 74 years old for single, top-up or annual multi-trip policies.


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SportsCover direct is generally well reviewed with particular comments on their phone advisors. SportsCover use the third-part "Roger Rich & co" to manage claims.


Top-up insurance

SportsCover direct offers a dedicated "Top-up insurance policy" for those who already have travel insurance but want to add adventure sports cover to cover that activity only.
SportsCover direct also offers a number of additional services and benefits that can be added to their insurance policies. These include 24/7 emergency assistance, access to a global network of medical providers, and coverage for lost or stolen luggage. The company also offers a range of optional extras, such as travel delay insurance and trip cancellation insurance.


SportsCover direct covers 500+ activites, with 7 different "Sports groups".


SportsCover Direct covers Trekking up to 7,000m (23,000ft) with options spread across the 8 different "Sports groups" depending on the maximum altitude and whether the trek is in Nepal or not.


SportsCover Direct covers Mountaineering (with ropes &/or guides) in their "sports group" 7.


SportsCover direct covers Rock/Multi-pitch climbing in their "sports group" 4 with Ice Climbing and sea cliff climbing in their "sports group" 7.


SportsCover direct covers off-piste/backcountry skiing in their "sports group" 5.


SportsCover direct does not cover Paragliding without an instructor. It does cover Paragliding with an instructor in their "sports group" 7.

All information provided is indicative and may be out of date - you should always check with the insurer that they will cover your activity.