Travel Insurance


Travel insurance is an important part of any overseas trip and is essential when travelling with Sport Lived. We have a bespoke travel insurance policy which has been designed with Endsleigh to provide cover for all of our programmes. You will be covered to play or coach your chosen sport and also participate in all Sport Lived activities. The product provides cover including emergency medical assistance and medical costs, protection in the event of cancellation or curtailment, cover for loss, theft of or damage to baggage and personal money.

Key features and benefits:

  •  A 24 hour helpline for medical emergencies
  •  Emergency medical expenses in the event of illness or injury
  •  Protection against cancellation or curtailment charges
  •  Cover for loss or damage to baggage and personal money
  •  A wide range of sports and activities covered including work abroad, adventure or volunteer activities

Key eligibility criteria and exclusions:

  • Not available to anyone aged 66 or over 
  • No cover under cancellation or curtailment charges, emergency medical expenses or personal accident relating to any reason set out under ‘Important conditions relating to health’ – see group policy wording 
  • No cover where the FCO or World Health Organisation has advised against travel
  • No cover where travel is not departing from and returning to your home country
  • Each claim will be subject to £100 excess wherever an excess applies

The policy has been designed to suit the gap year traveller. It is flexible to provide worldwide cover before and after your Sport Lived programme and you can also extend your policy when you are overseas should your plans change.

Summary of Cover

Cover section Comprehensive cover
Cancellation or Curtailment Charges £5,000
Emergency Medical & Other Expenses £10,000,000
Personal Accident £30,000
Personal Money, Passport & Documents £500
Personal Liability £2,000,000
Baggage £2,500
Excess £100

This table displays a summary of the maximum amounts which are payable under each section. You can read the policy in full, including terms, conditions, limits and exclusions, view a list of activities covered, get a quote and purchase your insurance via your Sport Lived online account (log in details provided after you book). You can also call us on 0115 822 9999 and speak to one of our advisors who will be happy to arrange your cover.


If you decide to arrange your travel insurance with an alternative provider you must provide us with details of your insurance policy before you travel. We advise that you read your insurance policy wording carefully to ensure that you are covered for all the sports and activities involved in your Sport Lived programme and are covered for the entire duration of your trip.


Sport Lived is an appointed representative of Endsleigh Insurance Services Limited, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. This can be checked on the Financial Services Register by visiting its website at Endsleigh Insurance Services Limited. Company No. 856706 registered in England at Shurdington Road, Cheltenham Spa, Gloucestershire GL51 4UE.