We are all sad because this trip is over. We wish we were still in warm, tropical Cozumel. If you missed this one, don't despair. Scuba World Sacramento has been going to Cozumel regularly every 2 to 3 years. You'll catch us the next time around. In the meantime, take a look at these happy-faced divers after the best diving conditions and the healthiest marine life we've seen in Cozumel in a long time. Weather perfect, diving perfect, resort wonderful, staff welcoming, our fellow traveling companions? - OUTSTANDING!! - ANDY'S TRAVELING DIVE TEAM. It doesn't get better!
*7 Nights Land-based Accommodations including hotel taxes, pool, beach facilities, hotel activities, entertainment and hotel staff gratuities.
*All Food and Drink, including Adult Beverages!!!
*5 Days of 2-tank morning boat dives, 4 days of 1-tank afternoon boat dives AND 1 single tank night dive to be scheduled by dive operator AND Marine Park Fees (subject to tack on of a few bucks should Mexican gov't raise the fees prior to our arrival). This trip includes 15 dives weather permitting.
*Welcome tank for buoyancy/equipment check shore dive in the afternoon upon arrival.
*Unlimited shore diving and snorkeling right out in front of the hotel!
* Scuba Tanks, Weights and Weight Belt .
But wait...there's more!
*Pre-Trip Get-Together Party at the Siebert "Mansion" where you have the opportunity to get to know those joining you on this trip plus a trip briefing.
*Unique SWS Trip Souvenir. PRICELESS!
*Trip personally lead by Andy & Lynn who have organized and taken many dive groups to Cozumel since 1996.
* Hotel hosted welcome party for just us in a private room at the beach club.
* Last dinner with a special group set-up in the main restaurant.
* 1 picture of the group per person.
*Post-Trip Party where you can share your trip experience with your fellow travelers and exchange photos. You'll have made new dive buddies to enjoy diving with for years to come.
SWS TRIP DISCOUNTED CASH/CHECK PAYMENT PRICES PER PERSON:
Double Occupancy per diver = $995
Single Occupancy = $1,181
Triple Occupancy = $995 (no change in per person price.)
non-diver companion discount= subtract $390 from the diver price.
SWS TRIP PAYMENT REQUIREMENTS:2/3rds of your trip cost must be on deposit with SWS now. Full trip balance due must be paid to SWS no later than August 13, 2012 . No credit card payments accepted. No refunds!
SWS TRIP PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
1. Make your own flight arrangements. Get the best deal on-line. SWS trip starts and ends in Cozumel.
2. Pay for your own airport-hotel transfers.
2. Rental Gear.
3. Dive crew gratuities.
*4. Try something different! Optional, at additional cost of $165: CENOTES DIVING DAY TRIP, mainland Akumal on last day (non-dive day), Friday, October 19th. The "dives" are no deeper than 30ft and done 24 hours prior to any return flight departures on Saturday. For all certified Open Water divers, experience the "Double Underground". Includes: Two Guided Cenote Dives, Transportation to and from Play Del Carmen, professional guide, refreshments and lunch, tanks, lights, weights and entrance fees.
When you reserve your spot on the SWS Cozumel trip, indicate you want to reserve a place on the Cenote Day Trip and to add the cost of the optional day to your SWS trip package. We'll add you to the list so there is a place reserved for you. The additional $165 will be added to your SWS balance due trip payment.
We take the 8:00am ferry (approx $13.50USD each way) from Cozumel to Playa Del Carmen on the mainland. Do you have a non-diving companion? They are welcome to join us on this excursion day. They can accompany you to the Cenote sites and explore the area above the caverns or avail themselves of a host of land excursion options they can arrange with the front desk at the Akumal resort upon arrival. Or, a resort day room cost can be added to the SWS Cenote package provided there is availability at the resort at time request is made to SWS. There is no non-diver discount off the $165 SWS Cenote trip cost. However, non-divers can ride over with us on the ferry and shop, etc. in Playa Del Carmen to meet up with you on your return from Akumal to Playa Del Carmen in the afternoon at no cost. http://cenotes.com/Gallery-Cavern.php
PLEASE INDICATE YOU WANT TO BE ADDED TO THE LIST FOR THE CENOTE DIVE EXCURSION DAY EITHER AT INITIAL TRIP DEPOSIT OR NOW IF YOU ARE ALREADY RESERVED ON THE TRIP. IT IS CRITICAL THAT WE HAVE THE NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS IN ADVANCE TO PROVIDE TO THE AKUMAL RESORT/DIVE OPERATOR SO THEY CAN PROVIDE US THE BEST SERVICE. RESERVATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED TO ACCOMPANY THE SWS GROUP AFTER ARRIVAL IN COZUMEL. SWS coordinates with the Akumal vendor to assure we have the best experience possible based on the number of participants reported and paid for in advance. No refunds will be given after you've paid for this optional dive day.
If you must cancel, all deposit money is non-refundable unless we are able to fill your vacated space. If we are able to fill your vacated spot at the full purchase price, SWS will credit your refund to an in-store account minus a per person $100 cancellation fee.If we are unable to fill your spot on the trip, all money paid toward the trip will be forfeited.
Trip Release of Liability Waiver Requirement: Every person who reserves a spot on a trip through SWS must have a completed TRIP WAIVER form on file at SWS before being allowed on the trip. If you do not know the cost of your trip to put in the "amount" space, contact Scuba World Sacramento. Download, print, fill in the blanks, indicate you have read and understand the waiver by signing and dating the SCUBA WORLD TRIP WAIVER FORM and fax the completed form "attention Lynn" to SWS at fax number: 916-338-0277.
NOTE 1. YOU MUST HAVE A PASSPORT VALID FOR AT LEAST SIX MONTHS BEYOND YOUR RETURN DATE to travel to MEXICO. U.S. Passport applications, renewal forms and information can be found on line at PASSPORT HOME
Note 2: Every diver on this trip is required to have Diver Accident Insurance coverage. If you do not wish to join Divers Alert Network and purchase their Diver Accident Insurance, proof of another plan you have that covers you for an an out-of- the- country accident including medical flight evacuation back to the U.S. or to a better medical facility should that be required is acceptable. There is a decompression chamber and DAN doctor in Cozumel. Diver's Alert Network Divers Accident Insurance can be purchased on line by clicking this logo link:
NOTE 3: For peace of mind, SWS strongly recommends you purchase additional trip cancellation/interruption coverage to help defray costs arising from unforeseen events. No one plans an emergency. But you can prepare for one. Carefully read any insurance policy before purchase to make sure it covers your specific needs. *Scuba World is NOT a seller of insurance. We are giving you information about insurance coverage as a service only.
NOTE 4: Divers Alert Network in addition to selling Diver Accident Insurance coverage also sells trip cancellation and interruption insurance coverage which is an expanded version of the basic DAN diver accident coverage. SWS highly recommends purchase of this trip specific additional coverage. In the event you have to cancel, the additional trip insurance coverage could help you receive reimbursement for non-refundable deposits and costs should you have to cancel or interrupt your trip to come home for reasons not covered under the Diver Accident Insurance Coverage.
NOTE 6: The Concierge at Hotel Cozumel will be glad to arrange for you to rent a vehicle or book you any of a number of fun things to do during your off-gas time.
NOTE 7: SCUBA WORLD SACRAMENTO ACTS ONLY AS AN ORGANIZER AND EXPEDITOR OF DIVE TRAVEL FOR THE SOLE PURPOSE OF OFFERING A SERVICE TO SCUBA WORLD SACRAMENTO, INC. CUSTOMERS. SWS DOES NOT SELL DIVER ACCIDENT INSURANCE NOR DO WE SELL TRIP CANCELLATION AND INTERRUPTION INSURANCE NOR ARE WE LICENSED TRAVEL AGENTS. WE SOLICITE THE ASSISTANCE OF LICENSED REPUTABLE TRAVEL AND INSURANCE AGENTS TO ASSIST US ON YOUR BEHALF. To reserve your space contact:
*Round trip air is NOT included in the SWS dive trip package.This is your opportunity to use those flight MILES or find a killer deal on the internet.
If you want to reserve your international flights on the same flights Andy and Lynn have reserved on Continental/United Airlines, see below. Whatever flight you take, try to get in to Cozumel before noon on Saturday, October 13, 2012 to begin your SWS Cozumel trip land/dive package itinerary. Should your flight schedule necessitate additional nights in Cozumel do NOT contact the hotel directly. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to alter your land/dive itinerary to add accommodation/meals/optional dive. Additional cost will be added to your r SWS package price. Note: Currently Continental/United no longer has the original redeye flight direct from Sacramento to Houston to connect with the 8:47am flight to Houston. Here is the revised Andy and Lynn's Sacramento to Cozumel round trip flight itinerary.
ANDY AND LYNN'S NEW FLIGHT INFORMATION:
Day, Date Flight Departure City and Time Arrival City and Time
1. Fri, 12OCT12 UA6510 SACRAMENTO, CA
(SMF) 7:13PM LA, CA (LAX) 8:49 PM
2. Sat, 13OCT12 UA590 LA, CA
(LAX) 12:25AM HOUSTON, TX
(IAH -BUSH INTL) 5:26 AM
3. Sat, 13OCT12 UA1545 HOUSTON, TX
(IAH -BUSH INTL) 8:50 AM COZUMEL, MX (CZM) 11:12 AM
1 Flight operated by SKYWEST AIRLINES doing business as UNITED EXPRESS.
2 Flight operated by UNITED AIRLINES.
3 Flight operated by UNITED AIRLINES.
4 Flight operated by UNITED AIRLINES.
5 Flight operated by UNITED AIRLINES.