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Underwater Activities Travel Insurance

  • Snorkelling and Scuba Diving
  • Underwater Photography and Videography
  • To maximum depth of 30 metres
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What Underwater Activities Can Be Covered?

There is a vast number of underwater activities to try that let you experience the marine life up close and personal.

The most popular activities are Snorkelling and Scuba Diving. Underwater Photography and Videography are also recognised amongst the most rewarding underwater activities as they are pleasures you cannot experience anywhere else.

Dangers of Underwater Activities

Underwater activities are exciting, but as with all adventure activities, it involves some elements of risk. Ocean waters are unpredictable and the underwater environment increases a number of potential risks and nobody should underestimate the importance of proper tuition. If you want to experience Scuba Diving you should enroll in a training course.

Globelink underwater activities travel insurance policy will cover you to a depth of 30 metres but you should read the following important information.

Appendix C - Scuba Diving Endorsement

This insurance is extended to cover the insured person whilst engaging in underwater activities requiring the use of artificial breathing apparatus (scuba) subject to the insured person being approved as medically fit to dive by the person or company who/which has organised the diving, and subject otherwise to all terms, conditions, exclusions and limitations of this insurance.

What is not covered

This insurance does not cover claims directly or indirectly arising from, happening through or as a result of:

  • Diving by persons not holding a recognised certificate for the type of diving being undertaken, or not under professional instruction
  • Diving without proper equipment and/or contrary to codes of good practice according to bona fide organisations such as PADI or BSAC.
  • Diving to depths greater than 30 metres (or 50 metres if additional premium paid)
  • Solo diving
  • Night Diving
  • Specifically organised cave diving
  • Diving for hire or reward
  • Flying within 24 hours of last dive
  • Diving whilst suffering from a cold, influenza, infection or obstruction of the sinuses or ears
  • Diving by persons aged under 12 years of age or over 65

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Still have questions?

The Globelink team will help solve any questions by phone 00 44 (0) 1353 699082, or email globelink@globelink.co.uk.

Geographical Limits - Area Definitions
Europe
Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Channel Islands, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France (including Corsica), Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece (including Greek Islands), Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy (including Aeolian Islands, Sardinia & Sicily), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal (including Azores & Madeira), Romania, Russia (West of the Ural Mountains), San Marino, Serbia (including Kosovo), Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain (including Balearic and Canary Islands), Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom and Vatican City.
Worldwide I
(excluding)
Worldwide, excluding Australia, United States of America, Canada and all islands in the Caribbean Sea and the Bahamas, Costa Rica, Japan, New Zealand, Mexico and Thailand. (Also includes cover for Europe).
Worldwide II
(all countries)
Worldwide including Australia, United States of America, Canada and all islands in the Caribbean Sea and the Bahamas, Costa Rica, Japan, New Zealand, Mexico and Thailand. (Also includes cover for Europe).

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