Travel Insurance for Watersports in Greece

Navigating the Waves: Why Travel Insurance is Essential for Your Watersports Experience in Greece


Embarking on a watersports course in the stunning waters of Greece is an exhilarating experience. The promise of mastering new skills like sailing, windsurfing, or padle boarding amidst the breathtaking Mediterranean backdrop is enough to ignite anyone’s sense of adventure. However, amidst the excitement, one crucial aspect that often gets overlooked is travel insurance. While it may seem like an unnecessary expense, having comprehensive travel insurance is essential for ensuring a smooth and worry-free experience during your watersports escapade in Greece. Thats why we work with Campbell Irvine Travel Insurance

Protecting Your Investment:

Signing up for a watersports course involves considerable financial investment. From course fees to accommodation and travel expenses, you’ve likely spent a significant amount to make your dream of mastering these activities a reality. Travel insurance safeguards this investment by providing coverage for trip cancellations or interruptions due to unforeseen circumstances like medical emergencies, natural disasters, or even flight cancellations.

Medical Emergencies:

Engaging in watersports comes with inherent risks, no matter how experienced you are. While Greece boasts pristine waters and favorable weather conditions for watersports enthusiasts, accidents can still happen. From minor injuries like cuts and bruises to more serious incidents such as sprains, fractures, or water-related accidents, having travel insurance ensures you’re covered for medical expenses, including hospitalization, medications, and emergency evacuation if needed.

Equipment Loss or Damage:

Watersports equipment can be expensive to replace or repair, and accidents or theft can happen even under the most careful supervision. Travel insurance typically offers coverage for lost, stolen, or damaged personal belongings, including your watersports gear. Whether it’s your snorkeling mask, surfboard, or diving equipment, knowing that you’re financially protected provides peace of mind, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the experience without worrying about the potential financial implications of equipment mishaps.

Travel Assistance Services:

Navigating unfamiliar territory, especially in a foreign country, can be daunting, particularly in the event of an emergency. Most travel insurance policies come with 24/7 travel assistance services, offering round-the-clock support and guidance in various situations. Whether you need help finding the nearest medical facility, arranging for emergency transportation, or even assistance with language barriers, having access to these services can be invaluable during your watersports adventure in Greece.

Liability Coverage:

Participating in watersports inherently involves some level of risk, not only to yourself but also to others around you. Accidentally causing injury or property damage to a third party can result in legal liabilities and financial repercussions. Travel insurance often includes liability coverage, protecting you in the event that you’re held responsible for causing harm or damage to others while participating in watersports activities.


Embarking on a watersports course in Greece is an unforgettable experience that promises adventure, excitement, and the opportunity to hone new skills. However, it’s crucial to prioritize your safety and financial security by investing in comprehensive travel insurance. From protecting your financial investment and covering medical emergencies to providing assistance services and liability coverage, travel insurance offers peace of mind. This allows you to fully immerse yourself in the thrill of watersports without worrying about the what-ifs. So, before you set sail for your Greek adventure, make sure to secure the right travel insurance policy—it’s the best companion for your watersports journey. Click this link for a quote from Campbell Irivine:


Travel Insurance is an important part of any booking. We recommend everyone who travels with us has taken out adequate travel insurance which includes cover for the full value of your holiday with us. If you would like to obtain cover for your trip please feel free to contact specialist Insurance Brokers, Campbell Irvine Direct for a quote.

To arrange cover or to obtain a quotation, please contact Campbell Irvine Direct.

Click here to apply for travel insurance online.

            Tel:  01702 427 236


Travel Insurance Summary of Cover (Sums Insured are per insured person)

A Medical Expenses                              £10,000,000    In Patient Benefit £10 per day up to                £200    Criminal injuries £100 per day up to             £5,000   B Personal Liability                                £2,000,000E Delayed Departure or Arrival               Either compensation up to                                £100     OR cancellation after 8 hours up to               £1,500     Hi-jack of Aircraft            £100 per day up to £3,000     Interruption of Transport                                   £300
C  Personal Accident                                 £25,000     Permanent Loss of Sight                          £25,000     Loss of Limb(s)                                                      £25,000     Permanent Total Disablement                  £25,000     Death                                                        £10,000F Personal Effects                                           £2,000     (Valuables limited to £350)     (Single Article limit £250)     (Disc Collections £200)     Temporary Loss of Baggage                            £100     Money                                                               £500     Tickets                                                           £1,000     Passport and Visas                                           £250
D Cancellation or Curtailment                  £3,000*G  Legal Expenses                                         £50,000  

*Cancellation cover may be increased when you apply.


This is only a summary of cover; full details of the cover provided are shown on your Policy Document. You will be asked to read it carefully to ensure you are happy the cover provided which is offered on a Non-Advised basis from a single insurer.

A copy of the policy document is available for download ONLINE. The policy contains a 21 day Cooling Off Period and details of how to make a claim and who to contact in the event of a medical emergency.

The policy includes certain terms conditions, exclusions and excesses. In particular cover is excluded for any defined pre-existing medical condition from which you or any person upon whom travel depends are suffering. If in doubt, please contact the insurers medical help line: 01702 242 7237 or online at as additional cover may be purchased directly from the insurer’s medical screening help line for certain pre-exiting medical conditions.

Watersports Travel is an Unregulated Introducer of Campbell Irvine Ltd. who is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. This can be checked on the FCA’s register by visiting the FCA’s website at or by contacting them on 0800 111 6787.

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If you Do Not have a residence in the UK or Ireland we recommend:

 Journeyman travel Insurance:

For Fast Track Courses select: Single Trip Insurance

For 6 week and 12 week courses Select: Annual Multi Trip Insurance

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