Bahamas liveaboards

Bahamas liveaboards2019-04-12T13:54:10+00:00
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Batteries2019-08-29T10:11:43+00:00

While some batteries may be available to purchase on board, please bring extras if your personal dive equipment may require a unique size. Because of the remote locations in which our vessels operate, there is limited or no access to battery recycling facilities. To help us with responsible tourism we kindly request you bring home your own spent batteries to be recycled or disposed of properly. Alternatively, consider using rechargeable batteries as there are plenty of sockets to plug in a charger on board.

General Foreign Travel Advice2020-02-04T06:55:21+00:00

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information, please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.

The U.S. Department of State website, www.travel.state.gov/content/travel.html also has essential travel advice and tips for North Americans.

Passports & Visas2019-04-25T12:49:08+00:00

Visa Information

Generally, you will need a visa to enter the Bahamas. There are several Bahamas embassies and consulates around the world where you can apply for a Bahamas visa. For more information, visit The Government of the Bahamas website at www.bahamas.gov.bs/wps/portal/public/gov/government/. Click on Non‑Residents tab.

Yellow fever certificate requirements – check whether you need a yellow fever certificate by visiting the National Travel Health Network and Centre’s TravelHealthPro website.

Transit Via the United States – ESTA or Visas

If you are travelling via the United States, you will likely need to apply for an ESTA under the Visa Waiver Program or acquire a US visa.

IMPORTANT: From 1 April 2016, all travellers wishing to enter the US under the VWP will need to hold a passport with an integrated chip (an ePassport).

Passport

Your passport should be valid for six months from the date of departure from the Bahamas.

Please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/bahamas/entry-requirements for the most up to date advice.

Pre-Travel Health: General Advice2020-02-11T05:25:23+00:00

Vaccinations

It is your responsibility to ensure that you have had the required vaccines for the countries you are visiting. Please contact your health adviser or pharmacy, at least 8 weeks prior to departure, for advice if you are unsure which vaccinations you require. We are unable to give specific advice on vaccines or other medical precautions as this information should be provided by a medical professional. Further travel health advice can be found at:

www.travelhealthpro.org.uk/countries
wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/list/

Insect-borne diseases

Take appropriate precautions to avoid being bitten by mosquitos and other insects, see www.travelhealthpro.org.uk/factsheet/38/insect-and-tick-bite-avoidance.

Severe allergies

If you have a severe allergy, please inform us before you travel.

Sidemount diving: One tank only2018-10-27T12:33:40+00:00

Please be aware that sidemount diving is permitted using one tank only and you will not be able to use two tanks.