According to general travel rules you have to pay transport home from ski resorts countries such as France, Austria and Italy, if anything happens. Here, the cost of an ambulance, run into a very, very large amounts, like a conventional air stretcher can easily prove costly. Therefore, a travel insurance covering at least the repatriation, is important. Last year loss ratio 1.21% of reported ski injuries for health insurance. Of these, almost 20% so severe that the person had to be flown home. This does not only skiing injuries, but for all holidays and trips to completely general, even to pay your return if you are injured abroad, as you might after a hospital stay "stands on the street."