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Underwater Activities Travel Insurance

  • Snorkelling and Scuba Diving
  • Underwater Photography and Videography
  • To maximum depth of 30 metres
  • Add Extra Cover Adventure Category 4 for 31-50 metres
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What Underwater Activities Are Covered?

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

Globelink ensure that we cover the most popular of these activities - Snorkelling and Scuba Diving - underwater Photography and Videography - all among the most rewarding of underwater activities that let you explore our unique underwater world. 

Dangers of Underwater Activities

Underwater activities are exciting, but as with many adventure activities, it can involve some elements of risk. Ocean waters and the underwater environment are unpredicatble and this can raise the potential risks and hazards faced.  If you want to experience Scuba Diving make sure you enroll with a reputable training school with a good track record. 

Globelink underwater activities travel insurance policy will cover you to a depth of 30 metres but you can extend this if required and add on Category 4 Adventure Activity Cover if you need depths of 31-50 metres covered. Please read the terms that apply below: If you are over 65 yrs, please contact us with full detaisl of your trip and diving qualifications and we will let you know if we can provide cover. 

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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Geographical Limits - Area Definitions
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
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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Please read your Policy Wording carefully to ensure that it meets with your precise requirements. View and download the relevant Policy Wording* from the links below. If purchased a Globelink policy previously while you were a UK RESIDENT, or you need to view the Policy Wording we issue to UK Residents, please click here to visit our Globelink UK site.

*If you purchased your Travel Insurance policy prior to 1st October 2020, you can view your policy wording by reviewing your Globelink Travel Insurance Purchase email, or obtain a copy by contacting with your name and address details.

Policy Wording for Policies issued to EU residents (living outside the UK) from 30th Dec 2020 onwards

 Policy Wording for Policies issued to EU residents (living outside the UK) from 29th Oct - 30th Dec 2020

 Policy Wording for Policies issued to EU residents (living outside the UK) between 1st Oct - 28th Oct 2020

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