Booking a season in the snow is a significant investment, so we understand you need assurance that your booking is in safe hands and is financially secure.
Winter Sports Company have insurances and affiliations in place, meaning you can have peace of mind and focus on the critical things – like shopping for skis!

Financial Protection

Our Financial Failure Protection insurance policy provides customers with financial protection under the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992. This insurance covers clients who book a course or holiday without flights. There is no extra cost to the passenger, and bookings with Winter Sports Company are fully insured for the booking deposit and other monies paid as detailed in the booking documentation and invoice. In addition, financial Failure Protection ensures clients from the cancellation or curtailment of travel arrangements in the unlikely event of the insolvency of Winter Sports Company.

Year Out Group

Winter Sports Company are proud to be a member of Year Out Group.

Year Out Group is an organisation recommended by UCAS for its approved list of gap year providers.

To become a member of Year Out Group, companies must be annually vetted to ensure they are financially robust, as well as having safeguarding and crisis management procedures in place in the event of an emergency.

Programmes affiliated with Year Out Group are deemed to impact participants positively and can boost future university and job applications.

Anyone considering a gap year experience should opt to use an organisation listed on the Year Out Group website.


All bookings, including flights provided by The Winter Sports Training Company Ltd, are ATOL protected. Winter Sports Company hold ATOL Travel Organiser’s Licence (ATOL) number 7337, granted by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The CAA ensure you are not stranded abroad in the unlikely event of our insolvency and will also arrange to refund any money you have paid to us for an advance booking. Further information can be found on the CAA website. When making a booking for a course or holiday, it is recommended that you book with an ATOL protected company to ensure your investment is safe.