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Sports equipment cover

Protect your sports equipment at home and away

  • Protect your sports equipment and specialised clothing against loss, theft or damage
  • You’re covered at home or anywhere else in the world
  • Choose your level of cover from £250 to £5,000

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What’s covered

This cover is specifically for the equipment and clothing that you use solely for sporting activities, and covers you against loss, theft or damage.

You're not just covered, you're Barclaycovered


What you get as standard

Worldwide cover

If your equipment is lost, stolen or damaged away from home, you can replace it without the costly expense

Choose the level of cover you need, from £250 to £5,000

Unspecified single-item cover up to £1,000

Any items over £1,000 must be specified

Independent excess

The excess on your sports equipment cover is completely separate to the excess on any other cover you purchase, so you can set it to suit you, from £50 to £200

Optional extras


Sports plus – accidental damage to sports equipment while in use

Cover for racquets, sticks, bats and clubs while they’re being used

Up to £500 per item, with a limit of £1,500 per insurance period

What's not covered

If there’s a specific cover available for your sports equipment, such as gadget, bike or personal items, it isn’t covered under sports equipment cover. Other exclusions include:

  • Motorised vehicles, aircraft, boats, sail boards, surfboards, jet skis, caravans, trailers and the parts, spares and accessories of any of these
  • Theft from an unattended vehicle, unless the item was hidden from view in a locked, enclosed compartment and the vehicle was broken into with force
  • Accidental damage while your equipment is in use – wider cover is available as an add-on through sports plus

The policy document 1.13 MB provides full details of what is and isn’t covered. The list we’ve shown above is only intended as a guide.

This could suit you if:

  • You have sports equipment that would be costly to replace, such as skiing, scuba diving, paragliding or golfing equipment

Try our other options if:

  • You’re looking to insure a bicycle

What you’ll need to get a quote:

  • Details about the property you live in
  • An idea of the amount of cover you need for your sports equipment


Contact us

0800 015 0246

Monday to Friday 8am-10pm

Saturday 8am-6pm

Sunday/bank holidays 10am-4pm

The insurer of Barclays home insurance is Gresham Insurance Company Limited, which is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered Office: 8 Surrey Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 3NG Registered in England, Registered No. 110410.