Strava have introduced a new perks for their Premium members which includes exclusive industry savings and free cover from Sundays Insurance for cyclists and runners.
A new portal at strava.com/premium/perks will house the benefits aimed at athletes with new perks added regularly. Premium members will be able to get discounts from brands such as Wiggle and Science in Sport.
In addition, available to all Premium members in the UK, USA, and Australia, Sundays Insurance provides free smartphone and GPS device accidental damage cover (for devices used while recording Strava activities), taxi reimbursement for mechanical breakdowns, running race entry reimbursement, in case you get injured, and further discount on bike, travel, life and health insurance.
“We know that Premium members join to get the most out of their sport and the most out of Strava, which is why we’re committed to continually developing new features as well as introducing these new perks for athletes. Premium is our all-out effort to keep athletes safe, improve their performance, and to make every activity as enjoyable as possible; we’ve carefully selected partners and providers who share this same ethos.” – David Lorsch, VP Strategy & Business Development
The new perks mean that Strava Premium is an even more complete package for athletes of all abilities to make the most of their sport. Athletes can upgrade to Premium for access to features such as workout analysis, race analysis, custom goals, training plans, Live Segments, live performance data and heart rate analysis. Premium athletes can also access one of Strava’s newest features, Beacon, which allows athletes to share their real-time location with select safety contacts, offering peace of mind for them as well as their friends and family.
If you’re still using Strava for free, upgrading to Premium is now a total no-brainer. It’s worth it for the insurance cover alone:
- Device Damage
Recoup up to £350 for a device that is damaged during recording an activity
- Taxi Fare
Get up to £30 refunded on the cost of a taxi if you have a roadside mechanical
- Race Entry Fee
Can’t race due to injury or illness? Get up to £75 back on your race entry!
Download Strava for iOS or Android and upgrade to Strava Premium to access advanced features.
- 16 activities uploaded every second, 10 million every week
- 100+ compatible mobile phones and GPS devices
- 130+ employees, most in San Francisco with more in Hanover and Bristol
- 600+ professional athletes are on Strava
- 1 million athletes join every 40 days
- 1.3 billion kudos given between athletes last year
- £5.99 a month to make the most of your sport with Premium, or £44.99 a year
- 100+ cities making commuting better with Strava Metro