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Golf Travel Insurance

Do you have a golf trip planned and are looking for some golf travel insurance to cover your golfing holiday and equipment?

If you are concerned about your clubs being damaged or about losing valuable time on the green, look no further than a starttravel.co.uk policy including golf travel insurance cover.

What Does the Start Travel Golf Holiday Insurance Cover?

You can add this optional golf insurance cover to any policy and benefit from;

  • Golf equipment insurance cover up to £2,000, depending on the cover level selected for the value or repair for your own equipment if it is lost, stolen or damaged
  • Cover if your hired equipment is lost, stolen, damaged or delayed in transit up to £500 (£50 per day), depending on the golf cover level selected to hire replacements
  • Cover up to £500 (£50 per day), depending on the cover level selected, for the unused portion of your Green Fees if you are unable to use the facilities as a result of unforeseen injury or illness

Golf Travel Insurance

Golf is both great for relaxation and socialising.

Whether you are planning a few games closer to home or want to experience one of the beautiful courses that can be found in more exotic locations, the last thing you need is for your clubs to go missing.

Selecting the golf travel insurance add-on option provides cover to suit both those on a social trip with friends or the more serious golfer.

How to Get Golf Insurance Cover

Whether you are taking a golf holiday or a combined golf and business trip, you can obtain the golf trip insurance cover to suit your needs through starttravel.co.uk.

Simply enter your details and select the ‘Golf Cover’ option when obtaining your quotation online or call us on 0333 320 1240 to get your quote today!

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Compare Golf Insurance

In addition to purchasing our standard travel insurance, you can add the following additional golf insurance cover for your golf trip.

If you’re wondering how much cover do I need for my golf travel insurance, our table below details the levels of cover each policy offers.

Benefit 3 star
4 star
5 star
Loss, Theft, or Damage - Replacement or repair £1,000 £1,500 £2,000
Loss, Theft, or Damage - single item limit £300 £400 £500
Hire of replacement equipment £25 per day up to £250 £40 per day up to £400 £50 per day up to £500
Green fees £25 per day up to £250 £40 per day up to £400 £50 per day up to £500
Hole in one £50 £75 £100
3 star
Loss, Theft, or Damage - Replacement or repair £1,000
Loss, Theft, or Damage - single item limit £300
Hire of replacement equipment £25 per day up to £250
Green fees £25 per day up to £250
Hole in one £50
4 star
Loss, Theft, or Damage - Replacement or repair £1,500
Loss, Theft, or Damage - single item limit £400
Hire of replacement equipment £40 per day up to £400
Green fees £40 per day up to £400
Hole in one £75
5 star
Loss, Theft, or Damage - Replacement or repair £2,000
Loss, Theft, or Damage - single item limit £500
Hire of replacement equipment £50 per day up to £500
Green fees £50 per day up to £500
Hole in one £100

Please note, an excess may apply for any claim. For more details, please see the policy wording or call us on 0333 320 1240.

The above amounts are based on per person.

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Golf Insurance Cover Explained

 

What Happens if Your Golf Equipment is Lost, Stolen or Damaged?

If something should happen to your golf equipment while you are away, by taking out a policy with us you will be covered for the costs of the replacement, reinstatement or repair of your golf equipment.

Wear and tear as well as depreciation will also be taken into account.

With our golf travel insurance, if you need to hire replacement equipment for the remainder of your insured golf trip, this will also be covered. Terms, conditions and exclusions may apply.

How Will my Golf Travel Insurance Cover the Hire of Replacement Golf Equipment?

Arriving before your equipment is not ideal, so should you find yourself in this situation more than 12 hours after arriving, then the optional golf holiday insurance cover will cover the cost up to £50 a day depending on the cover level you take out, allowing you to hire replacement equipment.

This benefit of our golf travel insurance policy will allow you to get straight into action and on the golf course without the need of having to wait around and missing out on valuable playtime.

What Happens if You Have Pre-Paid or Pre-Booked Green Fees That You are Unable to Use?

If you have any pre-booked or pre-paid green fees that you are unable to use due to becoming unwell or injured on your trip, then our golf holiday insurance will cover this to the amount highlighted in the table above.

If while you are on your golf trip adverse weather conditions occur, resulting in being unable to play, the green fees will also be covered as per your selected golf travel insurance policy. Terms, conditions and exclusions may apply.

Hole in One?

Lucky enough to score yourself a hole in one?

Well, if you or anyone else complete a hole in one during an organised game on a full size 18 hole golf course then we’ve got you covered!

From Defaqto rated 3 star to 5 star golf holiday insurance, there is no excuse not to buy everyone a round in the clubhouse!

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FAQs About Golf Travel Insurance

Travel insurance with golf insurance cover allows you to have all of the benefits of our standard policies with the added cover that will insure your golf equipment.

Golf equipment is not cheap, so we recommend to make sure you have the right gof travel cover in place for your trip when you get a quote.


The added benefits of having specialist golf travel insurance cover means that you are not just covered for equipment. Your golf travel insurance policy will also cover the hire of replacement equipment and green frees.

It’s an added bonus if you get a hole in one!


Our golf travel insurance will cover your golf clubs up to £500 with our 5 star cover.

By adding this level of golf insurance cover to our standard travel insurance we can provide you with the best value golf insurance.


Yes! You can purchase our annual multi-trip policy and add on Golf travel insurance cover.

This will allow you to take multiple trips and be covered by your golf holiday insurance for up to 62 days per trip or 92 days per trip if you take out our 5 star cover.


Contact our Claims Service as soon as you know that there is a possibility that your trip may not go ahead or if you are having to cut your holiday short and they will be happy to advise you.

If you booked your trip through a tour operator or travel agency, you must notify them of your cancellation as soon as possible.


You must let us know about any pre-existing medical conditions when applying for your golf holiday insurance.

If you choose not to let us know, you won’t be covered for anything that arises from, is related to, or has been caused by any pre-existing medical conditions.

If you’d like to know more about our pre-existing medical conditions please click here


Need golf club travel insurance abroad? Need golf insurance for other items of golfing equipment?

The best golf travel insurance cover is the one that covers you for your needs and golf equipment.

It is important that you select the best level of protection for you and the amount that will cover the cost of your equipment should something happen.


Claims for golf equipment including golf clubs will be considered on a new for old basis provided the item is less than 1 year old at the date of the incident. All other items will be subject to a suitable deduction for wear and tear and depreciation or we may at our option replace, reinstate or repair the lost, stolen or damaged item(s)


We may not pay your claim if you are unable to provide any original receipts, proofs of purchase or insurance valuations (issued before the loss, theft or damage).

You must retain all damaged items for inspection, if required.


As part of your golf insurance, Hole in One cover eliminates the risk of having to pay for a prize if someone makes a hole in one during your golf event.

If someone gets a hole in one on the designated target hole, your golf travel insurance policy will (minus an excess), pay for the prize.


Our golf travel insurance will cover your medical costs for injuries sustained caused by an incident involving a golf buggy, subject to the terms and conditions of the policy.


All Start Travel insurance policies cover emergency medical expenses and repatriation. The maximum amount that you are covered for, depends on the level of cover that you opt for.

By adding golf insurance cover to your policy, you will also be able to benefit from cover up to £500 (£50 per day), depending on the golf cover level selected, for the unused portion of your Green Fees if you are unable to use the facilities as a result of unforeseen injury or illness.


These are some exclusions that apply to golf insurance cover. For example, some causes of damage will not be covered, nor will it cover any claim if your golf equipment is confiscated or detained by Customs, the Police, the resort or other authorities.

For full details of any exclusions that apply to golf insurance cover, please see our policy wording.


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