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Last minute Scuba Travel dive deals: Maldives and more…

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There’s nothing like a dive holiday to work off the excesses of Christmas… check out the latest special offers from the Scuba Travel team:

Egypt

Back to Sharm on 2nd February from Whirlwind – diving the best Wrecks and Reefs of the Northern Red Sea

Departing from Sharm El Sheikh allows you to dive some of the most beautiful areas in the northern Red Sea regardless of the weather. Enjoy the colourful reefs of Tiran, always buzzing with life, the incredible walls of Ras Muhamed and the majestic Thistlegorm. You will spend 7 nights onboard on a full board basis (twin-share cabin). Included in your package are up to 22 dives over the week, 12lt tank, air fills and weights. Please prebook nitrox and 15lt tanks before travel. Flights are direct with EnterAir from Gatwick (indirect Manchester are available at a supplement) and transfers are also included. At the end of the week, you will have day use of a hotel and buffet lunch while you wait for your flight home.

Click here to email the Scuba Travel team and receive more information about this amazing liveaboard. Dive the reefs of Tiran, Ras Mohammed and the incredible Thistlegorm.

Click here to book this great trip!

* prices are subject to change according to availability at the time of booking


Maldives

Best of the Maldives on 10th May – sail onboard Emperor Serenity for only £1225

Only 6 spaces, save £370! Get all the thrills of big fish in the Maldives on board the exceptional Emperor Serenity liveaboard. Manta, sharks, eagle rays and so much more on this classic Maldives itinerary – dive the seasonal hot spots from a dhoni tender with an average of 17 dives (including 1 night dive). You have 7 nights on board on a full board basis (twin/double share cabin) – upper deck cabin upgrades available. Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine with dinner. 12lt tank and weights are included, as well as free recreational nitrox.

This holiday is excluding international flights, with return Male airport transfers. Scuba Travel is able to add flights with a wide range of airlines, including regional departures. Flights will incur a small booking fee. Please ask your consultant for a competitive quote for any flight option. Do not book any flights until your boat space is confirmed by Scuba Travel. Transfers operate at fixed times.

Click here to email the Scuba Travel team and receive more information about Emperor Serenity on 10th May.

Click here to book your place!

* prices are subject to change according to availability at the time of booking

Check out Melissa’s blog: Fancy a warm winter getaway with lots of diving?


Maldives

Best of the Maldives on 11th October – sail onboard Emperor Virgo for only £1045

Special Offer – save £400, only 6 spaces available!  Join the Emperor Maldives Fleet on the perfectly sized Virgo liveaboard for the classic, all-time great Best of the Maldives itinerary. Dive the seasonal hot spots from a dhoni tender with an average of 17 dives (including 1 night dive). You have 7 nights on board on a full board basis (twin/double share cabin) including 12lt tank and weights, as well as free recreational nitrox. To pay on board are alcoholic drinks, fruit juice, fizzy drinks, additional kit hire and any on board souvenirs.

You have booked a holiday excluding international flights, with return Male airport transfers. Scuba Travel is able to add flights with a wide range of airlines, including regional departures. Flights will incur a small booking fee. Please ask your consultant for a competitive quote for any flight option. Do not book any flights until your boat space is confirmed by Scuba Travel. Transfers operate at fixed times.

Click here to email the Scuba Travel team and receive more information about Emperor Virgo on 11th October.

Click here to book today!

* prices are subject to change according to availability at the time of booking


Maldives

Best of the Maldives onboard Carpe Vita – 6th September for only £1175

Special Offer – only 6 spaces, save £220! Discover all the pelagics that make the Maldives on board the exceptional Carpe Vita. Enjoy a relaxing 3 dives a day with the Carpe Vita team including one or two night dives. All diving is from a dhoni tender, with 12lt tank and weights are included, and free recreational nitrox. You have 7 nights on board on a full board basis (twin/double share cabin) – cabin upgrades available. Tea, coffee and drinking water are included in your package. The green tax has been prepaid.

This holiday excludes international flights to Male but includes airport transfers. Scuba Travel is able to add flights with a wide range of airlines, including regional departures. Please ask your consultant for a competitive quote for any flight option. Do not book any flights until your boat space is confirmed by Scuba Travel. Transfers operate at fixed times.

Click here to email the Scuba Travel team and receive more information about Carpe Vita on 6th September.

Click here for more details!

* prices are subject to change according to availability at the time of booking


Indonesia

Murex Manado Buddy Offer in January – from only £870 per person

BUDDY OFFER! £870 per person or single supplement only £125.

Great value diving in Manado and, Bunaken Indonesia. Our dive show special includes 12 boat dives – discover rich coral reefs and magical macro with the welcoming team from Murex Manado. Your holiday includes 7 nights in a deluxe cottage on a full board basis (2 people sharing). Local taxes are prepaid. Water, tea, and coffee are available free of charge, To pay locally are any drinks not included in your board basis, laundry, land excursions. Diving extras such as special trips, private guiding, kit hire, courses and nitrox will all be billed in resort. There is a one-off Bunaken national park fee (IDR 150,000 per diver/snorkeler). UK passport holders can obtain and FOC visa on arrival. Return airport transfers in Manado are included.

This holiday excludes international flights to Manado but includes airport transfers. Scuba Travel is able to add flights with a wide range of airlines, including regional departures. Please ask your consultant for a competitive quote for any flight option. Do not book any flights until your boat space is confirmed by Scuba Travel. Transfers operate at fixed times.

Check out this great trip report about Murex Manado by Sam Wren, Scuba Travel’s group specialist…

Email Scuba Travel and receive more information about Murex Resort and diving in Bunaken.

Click here to book your Murex Manado holiday!

* prices are subject to change according to availability at the time of booking


Galapagos

Save £1600 and dive the Galapagos this 6th January onboard Humbolt Explorer – only £2695

Save £1600! Spend longer at Wolf & Darwin on board Humboldt Explorer with the exciting Galapagos Extreme itinerary. Your liveaboard holiday is based on a twin-share cabin – twin or queen bed double options – and on a full board basis, including alcohol and non-alcoholic beverages, premium alcoholic beverages available for an additional charge. A 12lt tank, air fills and weights are included in your package with 18-20 dives on average. All trips are fully guided with expert guides. The last night Sunday dinner is not included in your cruise. The crew will help with reservations and recommendations. To pay locally are the departure tax, the Galapagos park fees ($100), chamber tax ($35), tourist card ($20), fuel surcharge ($150) and nitrox ($150) on board.

This holiday does not include any international flights to Ecuador (UIO or GYE) or the Galapagos Islands. Scuba Travel strongly recommend you add a night in Ecuador before and possibly after your liveaboard, depending on your flight times. These can be added to your booking, with a wide range of airlines, including regional departures. Please ask your consultant for a competitive quote. Do not book any flights until your boat space is confirmed by Scuba Travel. Do be aware that if your flight routes through the USA you must have an ESTA prior to travel.

Email Scuba Travel and receive more information about diving the Galapagos on 6th January.

Click here for information about Humbolt Explorer!

* prices are subject to change according to availability at the time of booking


To find out more about Scuba Travel and the dive holidays they offer call 0800 0728221, email dive@scubatravel.com or visit www.scubatravel.com

Competitions

WIN a Bigblue AL-1200NP Dive Torch!!!

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For this week’s competition, we’ve teamed up with our good friends at Liquid Sports to give away a Bigblue AL-1200NP Dive Torch!

This torch delivers 1200 lumens of light powered by an ion rechargeable battery. There are 4 levels of brightness with burn times between 2-20 hours. Battery charge level is indicated via coloured lights around the on/off button. The beam angle is 10°. The anodised aluminium alloy housing sealed by double ‘O’ rings with a max operating depth of 100m. SRP £125.00 which includes torch, charging cradle and battery.

To be in with a chance of winning this awesome prize, all you have to do is answer the following question:

In a recent post on Scubaverse.com (which you can read here), we reported via the Marine Conservation Society that the UK’s landmark post-Brexit fisheries legislation has now become law. The Fisheries Act is the first legislation of its kind in nearly how many years?

Is it:

  • A) 60
  • B) 50
  • C) 40

Answer, A, B or C to the question above:

Liquid Sports Bigblue AL-1200NP Dive Torch November 2020

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Northern Diver Christmas Sale starts TODAY!

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This year Northern Diver’s Christmas offers are starting on Black Friday and running until midnight on New Year’s Eve! 

There are some great deals to be had across the site – www.ndiver.com – from discounted Drysuits and Coltri compressors to 15% off their entire Lighting Section!

And if you can’t find the perfect present for the diver in your life, they have a choice of Gift Cards on offer. They are even giving you £25 extra when you purchase a £100 voucher!

The offers don’t stop there – there is FREE shipping on all orders over £100 and even a FREE gift with every online purchase.

Every purchase will get you entered into a great prize draw to win one of their new Electracore 3.0mm Rechargeable Heated Vests!

And should you find that you need to return any of your purchases, Northern Diver understand that Christmas may be a little different for everyone this year and you may not get to see every one over Christmas, so they have extended their Returns Period to the end of January 2021. (Valid for purchases made from Black Friday to end of December 2020).

Some unmissable offers to look out for are the Varilux Zoom, part of the Varilux Black & Gold Range, with its variable beam width; and Northern Diver’s 4mm compressed Neoprene Drysuit, the Voyager, which is on offer for an incredible £475!

For more information visit the Northern Diver website by clicking here.

Photo credit: Joe Duffy

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Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village is a Bedouin-owned resort with stunning views and a lovely private beach. It is ideal for divers as everything is onsite including the resort's jetty, dive centre and house reef. The warm hospitality makes for a diving holiday like no other. There is an excellent seafood restaurent and beach bar onsite, and with the enormous diversity of the Sharm El Sheikh dive sites and the surrounding areas of the South Sinai, there really is something for every level of diver to enjoy.

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