Terms & Conditions

 In Know before you go

The price includes:

  • Full board accommodation
  • Drinking water & soft drinks
  • Visa
  • Airport transfers
  • Diving Taxes
  • 2 to 3 dives / day without equipment for a total of 16 dives over the week
  • Nitrox for certified divers
  • Use of tanks (12L aluminium) and weights

 

The price does not include:

  • Flights to/from Egypt (for direct bookings)
  • Fuel surcharge (may apply should prices increase significantly between booking and cruise time)
  • Cabin upgrades : 60€
  • Equipment rental for diving or snorkelling
  • Beer 2€, Nespresso 1.5€, local wine 20€
  • Mandatory guiding for OW divers: 8€ per dive
  • Diving Courses
  • Tech Diving (helium, ponys, equipment,…)
  • Insurance, trip cancellation
  • Crew gratuity

 

  1. The travel agency or the traveller must provide full name, nationality, passport number & diving qualification (of each diver) when booking
  2. An option (provisional booking) can be made prior to a confirmed booking for an individual or a group: Such provisional booking must be made with full name, nationality, passport number and current diving qualification and remains only valid for one week. Provisional booking are automatically cancelled after one week if they are not confirmed within this week
  3. First booking on a given safari decide on the itinerary (among the four listed on page 1)
  4. Airport or local hotel pick-up is taken care of. Divers are welcomed on board starting Saturday afternoon (4.00 p.m.). Luggage and bags can be dropped at the boat earlier in case of early arrivals. Saturday evening dinner is arranged on board.
  5. Port of embarkation/ disembarkation are:
    for the FuryShoals/St John and Austral Reserves itineraries: Marsa Alam or Port Ghalib
    for the 3 other itineraries: Hurghada, except for safaris right before/right after a FuryShoals/St John safari (please check)
  6. The safari starts with the boat leaving the marina on Sunday morning once the coast guards authorizations are obtained.
  7. The safari ends with the boat returning to the marina on Friday afternoon. Friday night dinner, accommodation and Saturday morning breakfast are included; either on the boat or in a 3 stars hotel if required for organization purposes (e.g. transfers between Marsa Alam and Hurghada with very early flight departure on Saturday).
  8. Divers are requested to show proof of diving qualification and a medical statement not older than 6 months at the beginning of the safari
  9. Divers are requested to disembark on Saturday by 9.00 a.m. so that the boat can be thoroughly cleaned and prepared for the next safari. Luggage and bags can be left on board till the time of transfer to the airport. Day-use in a 3-stars hotel can be arranged at additional (and reasonable) cost till the time of transfer to the airport.
  10. 16 dives, including one night dive, are arranged during the safari: 3 dives a day from Monday to Thursday and only 2 dives a day on Sunday and Friday
  11. 12L aluminium tanks double valves Int/DIN and weights are included.
    15L tanks, twinsets, decompression tanks, and a number of recreational and tech diving equipment are available for rent.
  12. Final itinerary depends upon weather conditions

Guarantee of departure and payment

  1. Departure is guaranteed when 6 pax minimum are booked on a given safari
  2. 4 days minimum are required to obtain coast guards authorizations for last minute boat chartering
  3. Terms of payment are:
    – 25% deposit to confirm booking,
    – 25% 75 days prior to departure,
    – The remaining 50% must be paid 30 days prior to departure.

Cancellation policy

  1. At least 60 days’ notice cancellation: 50€ fee per pax.
  2. 60 to 45 days prior to departure 25% of the total amount of the cruise will be charged as cancellation fees.
  3. 45 to 30 days prior to departure 50% of the total amount of the cruise will be charged as cancellation fees
  4. 30 to 15 days prior to departure 75% of the total amount of the cruise will be charged as cancellation fees
  5. Less than 15 days prior to departure: 100% of the total amount of the cruise will be charged