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Personal liability

 

Why does travel insurance matter?

If during your trip you are responsible for accidentally injuring someone or damaging their property, there is a chance that they will sue you, so it is important to have this cover. This is particularly important if you are taking part in any activities where there is a risk of collision with another person, such as skiing or snowboarding.

   

Did you know?
£1,678 – Cost of repairing damage to a Jacuzzi caused by a holidaymaker. (27)

 

 

   

What does travel insurance cover?

If during your trip you are responsible for accidentally injuring someone or damaging their property, many travel insurance policies do cover your legal liability to pay compensation.

travel insurance policy might provide cover for accidents involving winter sports, such as snowboarding and skiing, but this is often an optional feature in standard products. Check the Winter sports section for more information.

 

Did you know?
£500 – Charge for replacing a glass door in the hotel lobby that shattered when a holidaymaker accidentally walked straight into it. (28)

 

 

One important exclusion to note is that most travel policies do not cover you if you injure someone while driving a vehicle. If you plan to drive a car, hire a motorbike, jet ski or even a bicycle while you are on your trip, check to make sure you have adequate cover in place.

Check Government advice on driving abroad on the FCO’s driving abroad website.

 

(27) Mondial claims record (by email). November 2010.

(28) Mondial claims record (by email). November 2010.

 

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