Whether you're bending in Byron Bay or 'ohmming' overseas, yoga retreats are a fantastic way to recharge your batteries and come back home feeling fitter, stronger and more relaxed. The positive health benefits of yoga are countless, so it's no wonder more and more travellers are turning this spiritual discipline into a holistic holiday to remember.
No matter whether you’re a beginner or an expert, Zoom Travel Insurance are here to cover your revitalising retreat. Keep reading to find out more about our cover for yogis.
Should you pull a muscle mastering a pose or find yourself the victim of a tropical bug's bite, we can ease the pain by covering your emergency overseas medical expenses, including doctor's appointments, hospital visits, medicine, and more. If your condition is severe we can also cover the cost to bring you home. There's no cover for undeclared pre-existing conditions though, so make sure you declare any conditions now, so everything is zen later.
Having to cancel your trip can be disappointing enough, let alone having to lose all those travel costs! Yoga retreats can be a costly investment so thankfully, we provide cover for cancellation fees and lost deposits for a range of unforeseen circumstances that might be mean you can't go on your holidays, including injury and illnesses, natural disasters, bad weather, strikes, riots, and some family emergencies.
Lost or stolen luggage
Finding your zen can be extremely tricky when you're busy worrying about your lost or stolen belongings. You can rest easy knowing that Zoom's Standard and Comprehensive policies include luggage and personal effects benefits to help cover a range of loss, theft and damage circumstances. If you have expensive gadgets, you may wish to consider the optional high-value item coverage.
Theft can put certainly disrupt your chakras but you can safely recover knowing that Zoom's Comprehensive policy includes cover for up to $250 for theft of cash.
Should you cause bodily injuries or damage to property of other persons you can stretch, stress-free knowing all Zoom policies include benefits for personal liability covered should a claim be made against you.
Lost or stolen passports
Hold on to your yoga mat as Zoom will cover the cost of organising an emergency passport should it be misplaced or stolen.
Even in a blissed-out yoga haze, it's essential to keep you eyes on your belongings to ensure they are secure and protected. We would not cover theft if you did not take reasonable care to protect your belongings. Your stuff is important, so look after it.
If you are intentionally putting yourself in harm's way and injure yourself we cannot be expected to cover you for reckless or dangerous behaviour.
Change of mind
Travel insurance exists to cover you for unforeseen situations, so if you have a change of heart about your holiday, we would be unable to cover your cancellation costs should you decide not to go anymore.
Scooter riding without a helmet
You would only be covered to ride a motorbike or scooter if you wearing a helmet and holding the relevant and valid licence for the bike you are riding.
For the full coverage terms and exclusions, please see our policy documents.
Combining your holidays with a reviving and relaxing yoga retreat can be hugely restorative. A yoga retreat can be a major turning point for those seeking a life change or simply needing some downtime. Yoga retreats can offer you the opportunity to delight in beautiful destinations while perfecting your practice with some like-minded yogis.
Nevertheless, packing up and embarking on a yoga experience can be a costly experience. Making sure you have travel insurance for your yoga holiday can ensure you make the most of your mind and body retreat.
Have more questions on our cover? Our handy FAQ's help to answer all your curly questions!