March 2021 – Maldives

 

Best of the Maldives Atolls Vacation Liveaboard

March 16-26, 2021 CONFIRMED DATES (plus add travel dates)

10 night Emperor Explorer Liveaboard and Land Based Hotel

Price includes Nitrox, Park Fees

Diving Locations:  Rasdhoo Atoll, North & South Ari Atolls, Vaavu Atoll, North & South Male Atolls.
Airport/hotel transfer included if on embarkation and disembarkation day.

Embark: Male (MLE)
at 13:00
Disembark: Male (MLE)
at 07:00

6 spaces available

$3873 Main Suite Cabin Category

Leader:  Doug Jones

Doug is doing this itinerary:

Hotel: H78 Maldives March 16, 2021

Flight: Qatar Airlines

Departs HOUSTON GEORGE BUSH
QR 714 17:50h 13 Mar 2021
Arrives DOHA HAMAD INTERNATIONAL
17:20h 14 Mar 2021

Departs DOHA HAMAD INTERNATIONAL
QR 672 02:10h 15 Mar 2021

Depart MALE VELANA INTERNATIONAL
QR 673 10:15 26 Mar 2021
Arrive DOHA HAMAD INTERNATIONAL
13:15 26 Mar 2021

Depart DOHA HAMAD INTERNATIONAL
QR 713 08:30 27 Mar 2021

Arrive HOUSTON GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL
16:45 27 Mar 2021

THIS IS AN ALTERNATIVE FOR ROUTING TO BE ABLE TO DIVE THE FULL LAST DAY:
FLIGHT EK 212 – EMIRATES SUN 14 MARCH 2021
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DEPARTURE: HOUSTON, TX (GEORGE BUSH INTERCONT), TERMINAL D 14 MAR 07:55P
ARRIVAL: DUBAI, AE (DUBAI INTL), TERMINAL 3 15 MAR 07:45P
FLIGHT BOOKING REF: EK/BR6EG6
RESERVATION CONFIRMED, ECONOMY (K) DURATION: 14:50
– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
MEAL: MEAL

NON STOP HOUSTON, TX TO DUBAI
EQUIPMENT: AIRBUS A380-800

FLIGHT EK 656 – EMIRATES TUE 16 MARCH 2021
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DEPARTURE: DUBAI, AE (DUBAI INTL), TERMINAL 3 16 MAR 02:45A
ARRIVAL: MALE, MV (VELANA INTERNATIONAL) 16 MAR 07:50A
FLIGHT BOOKING REF: EK/BR6EG6
RESERVATION CONFIRMED, ECONOMY (K) DURATION: 04:05
– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
MEAL: MEAL

NON STOP DUBAI TO MALE
EQUIPMENT: BOEING 777-300ER

FLIGHT EK 653 – EMIRATES FRI 26 MARCH 2021
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DEPARTURE: MALE, MV (VELANA INTERNATIONAL) 26 MAR 10:55P
ARRIVAL: DUBAI, AE (DUBAI INTL), TERMINAL 3 27 MAR 02:05A
FLIGHT BOOKING REF: EK/BR6EG6
RESERVATION CONFIRMED, ECONOMY (K) DURATION: 04:10
– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE: 2PC
MEAL: MEAL

NON STOP MALE TO DUBAI
EQUIPMENT: BOEING 777-300ER

FLIGHT EK 211 – EMIRATES SAT 27 MARCH 2021
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DEPARTURE: DUBAI, AE (DUBAI INTL), TERMINAL 3 27 MAR 10:05A
ARRIVAL: HOUSTON, TX (GEORGE BUSH INTERCONT), TERMINAL E 27 MAR 05:40P
FLIGHT BOOKING REF: EK/BR6EG6
RESERVATION CONFIRMED, ECONOMY (K) DURATION: 16:35
– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE: 2PC
MEAL: MEAL

NON STOP DUBAI TO HOUSTON, TX
EQUIPMENT: AIRBUS A380-800

FLIGHT(S) CALCULATED: $1966.00 pp
(rate quote: 5-29-20)

Here is another option for flights:

FLIGHT EK 212 – EMIRATES SUN 14 MARCH 2021
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DEPARTURE: HOUSTON, TX (GEORGE BUSH INTERCONT), TERMINAL D 14 MAR 07:55P
ARRIVAL: DUBAI, AE (DUBAI INTL), TERMINAL 3 15 MAR 07:45P
FLIGHT BOOKING REF: EK/BR6EG6
RESERVATION CONFIRMED, ECONOMY (K) DURATION: 14:50
– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
MEAL: MEAL

NON STOP HOUSTON, TX TO DUBAI
EQUIPMENT: AIRBUS A380-800

FLIGHT EK 656 – EMIRATES TUE 16 MARCH 2021
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DEPARTURE: DUBAI, AE (DUBAI INTL), TERMINAL 3 16 MAR 02:45A
ARRIVAL: MALE, MV (VELANA INTERNATIONAL) 16 MAR 07:50A
FLIGHT BOOKING REF: EK/BR6EG6
RESERVATION CONFIRMED, ECONOMY (K) DURATION: 04:05
– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
MEAL: MEAL

NON STOP DUBAI TO MALE
EQUIPMENT: BOEING 777-300ER

FLIGHT EK 653 – EMIRATES FRI 26 MARCH 2021
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DEPARTURE: MALE, MV (VELANA INTERNATIONAL) 26 MAR 10:55P
ARRIVAL: DUBAI, AE (DUBAI INTL), TERMINAL 3 27 MAR 02:05A
FLIGHT BOOKING REF: EK/BR6EG6
RESERVATION CONFIRMED, ECONOMY (K) DURATION: 04:10
– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE: 2PC
MEAL: MEAL

NON STOP MALE TO DUBAI
EQUIPMENT: BOEING 777-300ER

FLIGHT EK 211 – EMIRATES SAT 27 MARCH 2021
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DEPARTURE: DUBAI, AE (DUBAI INTL), TERMINAL 3 27 MAR 10:05A
ARRIVAL: HOUSTON, TX (GEORGE BUSH INTERCONT), TERMINAL E 27 MAR 05:40P
FLIGHT BOOKING REF: EK/BR6EG6
RESERVATION CONFIRMED, ECONOMY (K) DURATION: 16:35
– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE: 2PC
MEAL: MEAL

NON STOP DUBAI TO HOUSTON, TX
EQUIPMENT: AIRBUS A380-800

FLIGHT(S) CALCULATED AVERAGE CO2 EMISSIONS IS 1851.68 KG/PERSON

 

$500.00 to reserve your spot!

November – Truk Lagoon, Micronesia [Liveaboard]

Truk Lagoon

Japanese War Ship Wreck Diving

Truk Odyssey Liveaboard

November 20-27, 2021

 

8 Cabins for 16 divers: $3749pp

Includes: Liveaboard boat-rooms, taxes, meals, airport transfers, Chuuk Dive Permit

Excludes: airfare, 1-2 nights at Blue Lagoon Resort depending on your airfare.

$500.00 deposit to hold your spot!

Call Tonya for more information!

(281) 445-3483

 

April – Little Cayman, Cayman Islands


Little Cayman Beach Resort, Little Cayman, Cayman Islands

April 3-11, 2021 – NEW DATES

Spend Easter diving the Bloody Bay Wall!

Leaders: Mathis & Shannon Weatherall

Room Choices:

4 Ocean View Rooms, based on double occupancy: $2548pp, Single Rate add:  $867

6 Pool View Rooms, based on double occupancy: $2285pp, Single Rate add:  $605

Non Divers Discount $250pp

Package Includes: Resort accommodations, roundtrip airport transfers, all meals, free wifi, welcome rum punch, cocktail reception, fees, taxes, Nitrox, 6 days of 2 tank morning boat dives, 5 days of 1 tank afternoon boat dives, tanks and weights, t-shirt.

Not Included:  Dive Guide Tips, Staff Tips, airfare, $200 for Drinks Package (3 per night)

Gigglin’ Marlin is holding on Cayman Airways: 

seats holding for this schedule with Cayman Airways
KX4624  GCMLYB 230P 305P – Grand Cayman/Little Cayman
KX4722  LYBGCM 1055A1130A – Little Cayman/Grand Cayman

seats holding for this schedule with Cayman Airways
KX4724  GCMLYB 320P 355P – Grand Cayman/Little Cayman
KX4421  LYBGCM 845A 920A – Little Cayman/Grand Cayman

Round trip airfare is $200.00 per person tax included, final taxes are subject to change and determined upon ticketing ..

BAGGAGE LIMITS :
When travelling to Cayman Brac or Little Cayman via the Twin Otter Service; Baggage allowance is 55 lbs per person (combined weight of up to 2 pieces) and only one 15 lb carry-on, any excess will be charged US$0.50 per pound.

In addition to the one carry-on item, you may bring free-of-charge items below:

One small personal article such as a briefcase, purse, day planner, small laptop computer, camera case, compact disk player or similar sized personal entertainment item Personal aid devices such as wheelchairs, braces, canes, crutches, prosthetic devices and walking sticks, provided passenger is dependent on them One infant article such as a small collapsible stroller, a diaper bag or a government approved child seat (larger strollers can be checked in the jetway prior to boarding the aircraft)

Once you make your Grand Cayman Flights from Houston, let me know which of the options you would like.

Suggested Houston Flights:

UA 369  IAHGCM 942A1235P – Houston/Grand Cayman
UA 387  GCMIAH 135P 435P – Grand Cayman/Houston

Also, Southwest Flys to Cayman!

$500.00 to reserve your spot!

 

 

 

October – Wakatobi, Indonesia

October 8-18, 2021 (Fri to Mon)- Wakatobi

(Reserve Oct 5-20 to include travel days.)

Trip Leaders:  Mathis & Shannon Weatherall

Fly Houston to Bali and stay 1 night then take a charter flight to Wakatobi for 10 days / 9 nights / 8 days of diving.

Package Includes: accommodations, diving – 2 options, meals and diving package at Wakatobi resort,

Not Included: Airfare, Bali Hotel night(s) (or additional nights depending on your flights from Houston), alcohol, marine park fees, tips and Round Trip Charter Flight from Bali to Wakatobi.

Option to add:  2-3 days in Bali on either end of the trip staying at a Southern Beach Resort – Monkey Reserve, Volcano, Balinese Dance, Lu ac Coffee Tour.  Let me know if you are interested.

$ pp – Palm Bungalow Diver in Double Occupancy (we have 2 rooms, 4 spaces)

$ pp – Ocean Bungalow Diver in Double Occupancy (we have 3 rooms, 6 spaces)

$ pp – One Bedroom Villa Diver in Double Occupancy (we have 1 room, 2 spaces)

Repeat Customer Discount is available as well.

Non-divers are welcome also, reduce either room category by $300 pp.

$500.00 deposit to reserve your spot!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trip Cancellation Fee – Minimum of a $100 (depending on  the trip date and date of cancellation)