All payments must be made by check or cash. Credit cards are not accepted at this time except when making airline reservations. All trip deposits and payments are non refundable.
There are risks associated with all travel and adventure activities. It is imperative that participants understand the risks associated with travel, the locations we will be visiting and the activities we will be participating in. We will do our best to explain these risks and will be requiring participants to sign liability releases including the Shared Adventure Tours Release of Liability. Please review this form.
When dealing with staff in the travel industry, there is an expectation that gratuities be provided for service given. These individuals are working hard to make sure you have the best experience possible. The dive staff at all the resorts secure the majority of their income from gratuities. As with any compensation given, it should reflect the level of service provided. We do provide guidelines for you to use as a basis for determining the amount given.
Each traveler on our dive trips must be a certified diver if he/she plans on diving. You are also responsible for insuring that you have the adequate dive skills necessary for the trip. We require all divers to have dive insurance such as DAN (Divers Alert Network) or Dive Assure
For the proper immunizations required to travel to various countries, please check with the Centers for Disease Control at https://www.cdc.gov/. PLEASE NOTE - Before placing a deposit on a trip, make sure you have thoroughly researched the immunization requirements. There are clinics and Doctors who specialize in infectious diseases and can help you understand the requirements and risks. Deposits are non refundable.
We do not have control over what airlines do in regards to delays, schedule changes, luggage restrictions and fees and cancellations. We will work with you to provide guidance for booking your flights. Also be aware that you can work with AAA to book your flights. We will provide the information necessary.
We highly recommend that you purchase travel insurance to protect your investment. Contact us and we will provide you a quote through Travel Guard.