Insurance is a must for all. Imagine one of your lines snapped and your kite spins out of control, injuring people on the beach, or the council's bill when you damage public property, or if your kite went up someone else's house and did damage. How much would the bill be? There are 2 policies you can get in Australia - AKSA & IKO and we have put them side by side for comparison:
|12 months from date of joining||Kiteboarding Australia:||IKO:|
|Third Party Cover:||A$20m||€1m Euros|
|Rescue Costs :||n/a||6,000 Euros|
|Duration of policy:||12 months from date of joining||12 months from date of joining|
|Medicare/Private Health Funds||Must claim own health funds first||n/a|
|Covered in Amateur Competitions:||Yes||Yes|
|Covered sports:||Kiteboarding||Kiteboarding, Snowkiting, and Powerkiting (onland)|
|Cover:||Worldwide (except US/Canada)||Worldwide|
For KA insurance, visit https://www.kiteboardingaus.com.au/registration/. In the 'discount code' section, put in code 'SURFCONNECT' to get discounted pricing.
For IKO Insurance, visit www.ikointl.com to purchase.
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Policy details is referenced from KAL & IKO's website and we do not hold responsibility for currency and accuracy. Contact the relevant body to confirm policy cover before purchasing. Updated info please email email@example.com