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2012-03: Beautiful Bonaire SINGLE'S WEEK #5 March 3-10 or 4-11


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#31 ev780

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Posted 19 July 2011 - 11:03 AM

Tammy or Clint ( I can't tell who owns this one.) :)

Throw me on the list will ya?

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Posted 19 July 2011 - 05:45 PM

Tammy or Clint ( I can't tell who owns this one.) :)

Throw me on the list will ya?

Consider yourself thrown! :teeth:

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Posted 09 August 2011 - 10:54 AM

Please put me on the list as well, I loved Bonaire and definately want to go back...and I have a prize to redeem there!

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Posted 09 August 2011 - 11:03 AM

You got it, Jo! Will be great to see you again.
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Posted 19 August 2011 - 09:59 AM

I got a flight on miles and took it. I am in!!!! :wakawaka: :wakawaka:

It is 3/3-3/11 since it was the only way I could get a decent flight that wasn't routed thru Newark. :unsure: :unsure: You know that Denver - Newark - Bonaire shortcut!! :wacko: :wacko:

Damn, I have to stay an extra day!!! :lmao: ;) ;)

FYI there seems to be some availability for award seats on Star Alliance for those of you United/Continental type people.

See you all in March!!!

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Posted 19 August 2011 - 10:25 AM

YAY!! It's been way too long since I've dived with you, Fred. I better look at flights again... Will let you know when the trip actually opens up for sign-up. :teeth:
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Posted 19 August 2011 - 11:39 AM

Hey Fred yes you can stay an extra day...we are hoping that the new pricing is the same as last year or pretty dang close!!! It will be great to dive with ya again...heck Truk and Palau has been too long!! ;)

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Posted 19 August 2011 - 12:21 PM

Hi,

Please write me down for the advanced notification list.

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Posted 19 August 2011 - 12:53 PM

IMPORTANT TRIP UPDATE NOTICE:

For those early birds like Fred...be advised the trip datea are firm. The price will not be more than $100 over last year IF THAT MUCH...we are hoping to keep the same pricing if at all possible...and this trip will be opened up as soon as I can get it done....

BUT YOU CAN BOOK AIR IF YOU FIND DEALS!!!

Its still nearly $1100 for me so need to move quickly but if you are trying for miles...now is the time. :thankyou:

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Posted 28 August 2011 - 03:06 PM

Hi,

What are the dates for the optional add-on 1-4 days ?

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Posted 28 August 2011 - 05:12 PM

Pascal, you can add on any number of days before, after, or a combination of both if you like! However, we cannot guarantee double occupancy or an SD.com dive buddy for any dates outside the actual trip week. If others also sign up for some or all of the extra days you're staying, we will work it out with you to pair you up.

Of course, if you're wanting single occupancy, there's no problem! :D

I usually stay 1 extra day & fly home on Sunday, to get an extra day of diving in and help maximize the airfare....
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 10:30 AM

Interesting. Would you share your maximization technique for Bonaire ? Do you fly in on Saturday and fly out on Sunday ?



How do you intend to manage the technical diving courses schedule vs the recreational -3-dives/day trip ? You canít do both on the same day; and both are fun to do.



I would be interested in a (tech) refresher and a few days of decompression dives in the 130-160 feet range.

For planning purposes, when can we expect this trip to be open for registration ?

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Posted 29 August 2011 - 11:49 AM

Pascal...SD has in the past offered tech classes on this trip and been able to incorporate all or basically all of your trip pkg boat dives along with shorediving to complete the required coursework. Of course this is contingent on what tech classes you are taking. Another option is to opt for the shorediving only pkg and pay for boat dives as you go. This is however more per boat dive since you do not get any prepaid economy of scale. And you won't get the cheap afternoon boat dives since those are only for the pkgs. So all in all its usually cheaper to do the pkg and take the class on top.

If SD does not get the min. number of tech students to bring our own instructor...then you can also take tech classes from Divi. They are a tech shop. Again they will work around your pkg dives whenever possible.

Are you only interested in a tech refresher? Would you be interested in sidemount? The newest trend to avoid the COSTLY rental of doubles and paying for fills for those doubles is to use 2 independent singles and mount them on each side of you vs. back mounting. You can do the sidemmount and then do the refresher in a configuration that is VERY Caribbean Dive Resort friendly...heck its ANY DIVER RESORT friendly.

So let us know your interests.

I'm in DC right now helping to take care of my Aunt. She had emergency malignant brain surgery last week and they have released her to her home but she needs around the clock care. My mother is also here to help. If all goes well I hope to have this trip posted in the next few weeks. Again that is only a guess. A lot depends on how well my Aunt does and how well my brain and nerves hold up.

I will do my best to get this open asap! kamala

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Posted 29 August 2011 - 11:53 AM

Interesting. Would you share your maximization technique for Bonaire ? Do you fly in on Saturday and fly out on Sunday?


I take the red-eye out of Houston and arrive at dawn on Saturday morning, in plenty of time to do the 9am mandatory Orientation and I shore dive the rest of the day. I fly home on Sunday sometime, but it's usually an early flight.


How do you intend to manage the technical diving courses schedule vs the recreational -3-dives/day trip ? You can't do both on the same day; and both are fun to do. I would be interested in a (tech) refresher and a few days of decompression dives in the 130-160 feet range.


The timing of tech dives will be determined by the instructor. WreckWench may want to put you in touch with the instructor for some of these questions. I know last time he did tech instruction, the students were with him on a separate boat from our main group, who were doing all recreational dives. If you are tech certified, you could possibly do the 3 rec boat dives with us, then do tech diving from shore in the afternoon, evening or night -- if you have a tech buddy, or solo cert, of course!


For planning purposes, when can we expect this trip to be open for registration ?


Now that is anybody's guess! :teeth: However, the dates are already set in stone, so plan away!


OK, I see The Wench was answering at the same time I was! :lmao: Go with what she said.

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Posted 29 August 2011 - 12:01 PM

P.S.

You can run this pkg from Sat to Sat or Sun to Sun depending on how the flights run where you are at.

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