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Posted 07 April 2018 - 08:16 PM

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Posted 12 April 2018 - 05:22 PM

We will need an extra night on the front end of this trip.  I would like Lexi to get Advanced Open Water certification in St Croix.  She will arrive in St Croix with the 4 Open Water Certification dives and certified for Nitrox.  Also, it's not possible to fill out the diver questionnaire for Lexi as she will have no dives until October.  Can we get a waiver on the document fee until mid October?  There may be another document that we can't get done in 21 days....the diver insurance.  I'm not putting her on my DAN until at least this summer when I renew. All my documents are submitted and most of Lexi's are too. 


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Posted 12 April 2018 - 05:34 PM

We will need an extra night on the front end of this trip.  I would like Lexi to get Advanced Open Water certification in St Croix.  She will arrive in St Croix with the 4 Open Water Certification dives and certified for Nitrox.  Also, it's not possible to fill out the diver questionnaire for Lexi as she will have no dives until October.  Can we get a waiver on the document fee until mid October?  There may be another document that we can't get done in 21 days....the diver insurance.  I'm not putting her on my DAN until at least this summer when I renew. All my documents are submitted and most of Lexi's are too. 

 

We will need an extra night on the front end of this trip - We will create extra night with diving Add On for St. Croix 2018, no worries

 

Can we get a waiver on the document fee until mid October?  There may be another document that we can't get done in 21 days....the diver insurance.  I'm not putting her on my DAN until at least this summer when I renew.  - That is my purview Ellen - consider Lexi's documents deadline (except our Waiver) suspended. :diver:


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Posted 12 April 2018 - 05:40 PM

We will need an extra night on the front end of this trip.  I would like Lexi to get Advanced Open Water certification in St Croix.  She will arrive in St Croix with the 4 Open Water Certification dives and certified for Nitrox.  Also, it's not possible to fill out the diver questionnaire for Lexi as she will have no dives until October.  Can we get a waiver on the document fee until mid October?  There may be another document that we can't get done in 21 days....the diver insurance.  I'm not putting her on my DAN until at least this summer when I renew. All my documents are submitted and most of Lexi's are too. 

 

 

We will need an extra night on the front end of this trip - There are already Extra Night Add Ons - I see now what your post intended. Kamala will arrange with the resort for the extra night before the trip and we will coordinate with you when the inventory has the spot available for both you and Lexi to individually book an extra night with diving each. Sorry for any confusion! :diver:


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Posted 12 April 2018 - 08:51 PM

 

We will need an extra night on the front end of this trip.  I would like Lexi to get Advanced Open Water certification in St Croix.  She will arrive in St Croix with the 4 Open Water Certification dives and certified for Nitrox.  Also, it's not possible to fill out the diver questionnaire for Lexi as she will have no dives until October.  Can we get a waiver on the document fee until mid October?  There may be another document that we can't get done in 21 days....the diver insurance.  I'm not putting her on my DAN until at least this summer when I renew. All my documents are submitted and most of Lexi's are too. 

 

 

We will need an extra night on the front end of this trip - There are already Extra Night Add Ons - I see now what your post intended. Kamala will arrange with the resort for the extra night before the trip and we will coordinate with you when the inventory has the spot available for both you and Lexi to individually book an extra night with diving each. Sorry for any confusion! :diver:

 

 

 

Yes Brad track these manually for now in our #4 topic until we can get it all set up. Thanks to all!



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Posted 30 August 2018 - 08:20 AM

1.  What is the price of NITROX for the week?  Will you be setting up to pre-purchase it?

2.  How much is the night boat dive?

3.  What is the Lion Fish population like and what is the policy for hunting them?

4.  Which of the Cane Bay Dive Shops will we be diving from?  How far is it from the hotel?


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Posted 14 September 2018 - 08:29 AM

I see there is only one spot left for a male, but on FB today I saw that there are 3 spots left. Can you tell me which is correct?  Thanks.


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Posted 14 September 2018 - 09:17 AM

I see there is only one spot left for a male, but on FB today I saw that there are 3 spots left. Can you tell me which is correct?  Thanks.

 

 

Hey girl... we had 3 spots but a dive shop said they wanted 2 of them as they were single rooms. I can get them back as they did not deposit for them if you for sure want them.

 

We have 1 spot for a male and 2 rooms with king beds. Are any of the 3 people a couple? Or willing to share a bed? If no males I may be able to juggle some rooming and get a gal to room with a guy. Let me know know what you need.

 

There are not cancellations but rather the last spots open.



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Posted 14 September 2018 - 12:07 PM

It would either be only me, or possibly my husband and me, but he is non-diver. Not sure yet if we can pull it off. Need to get our schedules ironed out. Also I am thinking about the Philippines trip. Not sure if I could do both. Waiting for the details on that one. 



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Posted 14 September 2018 - 08:16 PM

It would either be only me, or possibly my husband and me, but he is non-diver. Not sure yet if we can pull it off. Need to get our schedules ironed out. Also I am thinking about the Philippines trip. Not sure if I could do both. Waiting for the details on that one. 

 

 

Correction on the open spot...its for a female... may be a sign!!! Air out of MIA is $225 to $250 direct round trip...WOW!!!!

If you bring your husband we'd put you in one of the rooms designated as a single occupancy.  You would just sign up for the single and we'd aju the price for the diver d/o and non diver d/o. I will get the non diver price for you as soon as I can.

 

I'll email you the Philippines info from last year. Pricing will be a few bucks more but the rest will be the same.



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Posted 26 September 2018 - 12:02 PM

What is the name and location of the beach that the transport takes us to?  Is it next to the dive shop/dock? How far is it from the hotel?  How long is the van ride from the hotel to the dive shop dock?



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Posted 26 September 2018 - 06:32 PM

I'm not seeing the name of the beach in the threads so will have to wait for an answer from Kamala (still in the Bahamas for a few more days - wish I were there too :)) but it looks like there is a great beach by Cane Bay Divers.

 

Cane Bay Divers is about 13 miles from the Arawak Bay Inn so probably a 20 - 30 minute drive at most. 


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Posted 04 November 2018 - 06:51 PM


1. What is the price of NITROX for the week? Will you be setting up to pre-purchase it?
2. How much is the night boat dive?
3. What is the Lion Fish population like and what is the policy for hunting them?
4. Which of the Cane Bay Dive Shops will we be diving from? How far is it from the hotel?
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Posted 06 November 2018 - 01:16 PM

Some "good to know" info for my fellow divers:

1.  The full moon will be on 24th Nov, fading to last quarter (45%) by the 30th, but moonrise is between 8:17pm (25th) and 12:21am (30th).  Sunrise and sunset are about 6:30am and 5:40pm all week.  Looks like our early night dives will be full dark, later ones will have lots of moonlight.

2.  The only cruise ship in port during our stay is Celebrity Summit on the 25th (8am-5pm).  2,158 passenger capacity.  Cruise ships often impact how crowded dive ops and dive sites might get.


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Posted 13 November 2018 - 12:45 PM

What are the transfer arrangement details when we arrive at the airport?

 

Actually, I am a bit confused because I just reread the trip listing and in what is included it says " Full airport & local transfers pkg vs renting a car to include," which clearly states the airport transfer is included.

 

But below where it says what's not included it says 

  • Round trip to/from the airport $50 total

Edited by LovesToDive, 13 November 2018 - 01:02 PM.





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