MALDIVES - 7th-14th, Feb 2021

Trip Itinerary: Deep South Maldives

Dear Diver,

Thank you for your interest in this trip. This document will outline the location, the kind of diving to expect, recommendations for trip planning, and cost involved. Please read through this document carefully and in case of any queries, feel free to call or WhatsApp us on +919845543046 or +919880026691 or email us on aquanautindia@gmail.com

Dates: Feb 7th to 14th 2021 *The duration of this trip is 7 nights.

Route: HUVADHOO - FUVAMULLAH - HUVADHOO.

Location: Deep South Maldives 
Liveaboard Required certification level : Advanced Open Water Diver (or equivalent) with 20+ logged dives.

Spaces available : A maximum of 17 divers.

Diving : This package includes fifteen (15) fun dives over 6 diving days. Depending on the conditions each day, it is possible to do additional dives, and settle directly at the dive centre for the same. There is free Nitrox available aboard. All diving will be done from a liveaboard.

Please let us know if you are unsure about the suitability of your experience for this trip, and we will be happy to provide more information about what to expect.

Equipment : The rate for a full set of equipment is not included in the piece given. You can rent equipment directly on the boat but if you do need to buy any specific gear (eg prescription mask, dive computer etc) we are happy to help you, we always recommend divers having their personal gear. (helps with cost in the long run ! )

Accommodation : Luxury rooms in upper and lower decks.  Accommodation on twin sharing basis.

WI-FI @ USD 30 per week per device

Meals : This package includes a wholesome breakfast, lunch and dinner Buffet Style. Mineral Water, Tea & Coffee. Note : If you have any specific dietary requirement, please let us know well in advance, so that we can request the boat staff to prepare accordingly.

Travel : All guests will need to reach Male Airport in order to make the transfers to the island.

Covid Guidelines:
- Mandatory Covid 19 test (-ve result) conducted within 96 hours of undertaking the international journey (departure from Mumbai & Male).
- Doctor’s clearance required if you have been tested positive for Covid-19.
- Self-Declaration Form Exemption from mandatory institutional quarantine to be uploaded to Government Portal with approval and acknowledgement.

Transfers : Transfers will be arranged as part of this trip and will begin from Male airport at the start of the trip, and back to Male airport at the end of the trip. There is only one complimentary round trip transfer as part of this package, so please make sure to double check with us before booking a flight that doesn't match our recommendations. We would caution against bookings flights that require you to take a private transfer as the surcharges and ship availability involved are quite prohibitive.

Dive insurance: Mandatory. Not included but could be bought from this link for this trip; https://diveassure.com/en-intl/ home/?pid=14368.

Pricing is as follows : Market Price USD 2,940 + Taxes pp

Our price is discounted: Rate per diver, double \ twin occupancy: USD 2,480 + Taxes (Upper Deck) pp || USD 2,280 + Taxes ( Lower Deck) pp
*Quoted rate excludes taxes.

Courses available: Complete Nitrox in Bangalore to make the most of this trip before you go (text us for cost)

Includes:
• Accommodation on twin sharing basis
• 3 dives per day - (Nitrox Included)
• Full Board Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner - Buffet Style)
• Mineral Water, Tea, Coffee
• Airport transfers
• Accompanied daily snorkeling
• Excursions, island hopping, local & desert island
• Diving dhoni (with tanks, weights & belts)
• Specialized Staff assistance & 3 or 4 Instructors/ Dive Master onboard
• Maldivian Tax

Not included:
• International Flight ticket
• Visa
• Dinner on the Beach, weather permitting (from USD 10 to USD 18 pp to be paid on board)
• Extra Dives
• Trips to private islands
• WI-FI @ USD 30 per week per device
• Staff Gratitude
• Transport out of the mentioned dates
• Dinner on the Beach, weather permitting (from USD 10 to USD 18 pp to be paid on board)
• Fuel surcharge : in case the crude oil price exceeds 0.60 Usd per liter
• Green Tax - USD 6 pp per night
• Equipment Rental
• Diving and Travel Insurance.
• Mandatory Covid -19 Test DPV and Kayaks available to rent onboard too. Single room 80% supplement on individual rate.
Payments on board with Visa credit card, 5% overcharge.

Bank Transfer details:
Account holder name : Aquanaut India
Bank name: Indian Overseas Bank
Type : Current
IFSC code: IOBA0001568
Account number: 156802000000621

Cancellation policy:
• Security deposit of 30% is non-refundable.
• Cancellations after last payment date : No refund
• Once your spot on the trip is booked, we do not offer refunds except in extreme circumstances and this is limited to the amount reimbursed by our partners. It is for this reason that we strongly recommend that each guest avails of travel and dive insurance, so as to avoid losses incurred due to unforeseeable circumstances. Please mail if you require advice.
• No refund after booking is confirmed, trip starts, or for no shows. Pictures of our home from 7th to 14th below :)