FAQs for Members

  • Does Badminton England membership insurance replace club insurance?
  • Does my insurance cover training activities?
  • Is damage to my own property covered?
  • Does my insurance cover damage to an individual, or their property, in an incident caused by me?
  • If I am injured or my equipment is damaged by another person with no insurance will my insurance cover this?
  • Am I covered for club events that take place away from the club?
  • If I have an incident when in breach of a club rule, is my insurance cover still valid?
  • I'm going on a club competition overseas. Does my insurance cover my badminton activities and travel to and from the venue?
  • Does my badminton membership negate the need for travel insurance?
  • If I am injured in a badminton accident what should I do?

 

Does Badminton England insurance replace club insurance?

No, the Badminton membership insurance protects you individually. If your Clubs is affiliated to Badminto England they will be provided with Liability cover to protect the club committe

Does my insurance cover training activities?

Yes, the insurance will cover you whilst you are training for badminton activities

Is damage to my own property covered?

Not under the liability insurance, as you can't claim for damage to your own property. You should arrange asset cover for your own equipment

Does my insurance cover damage to another an individual, or their property, in an incident caused by me?

Yes, the combined liability cover is designed to cover injuries to other people, or damage to their property, caused by your negligence.

Am I covered for club events that take place away from the club?

Yes, you are covered to take part in all club activities.

Do I have liability/personal accident cover when I'm taking part in non badminton or club organised events?                                               

You only have cover for events organised by or approved by Badminton England or your club

If I have an incident when in breach of a club rule, is my insurance cover still valid?

This would depend on which rule has been breached and the circumstances of the particular incident.

I'm going on a club competition overseas. Does my insurance cover my badminton activities and travel to and from the venue?

Yes, your Badminton England insurance will cover you while you are participating in badminton related activities, provided your club is affiliated to Badminton England. However, you will need to take out travel insurance to cover emergency medical expenses, loss of personal property etc. For a travel insurance quotation click here.

Does my membership insurance negate the need for travel insurance?

No. It is vital that you arrange travel insurance whenever you are going abroad. This will provide cover for your medical expenses if you are injured or taken ill, as well as covering lost and delayed baggage and cancellation costs.

If I am injured whilst taking part in a badminton activity what should I do?

If you are injured, and you feel that it is someone else's fault, you should seek advice on how to pursue a claim against the person(s) responsible for causing the injury.

If you need to report the incident to Howden please call 0121 698 8000 and ask for Karen Stewart.

 



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