Check current availability by emailing Curtis Wilson
or call him at 916-332-8294
He is the one in charge of being up-to-date at all times re: current availability for each leg of this Fabulous Fiji Dive Odyssey: one week land based, one week dive cruise aboard the Fiji Siren and combo of both. We are so close to just no more room that one person has to be your point man to make sure we do not double sell spots.
Alert! RESERVATION AND PAYMENT CUTOFF DATE FOR THE FIJI TRIP IS NOVEMBER 1ST.
NEW OFFERING: 7 NIGHT ONE WEEK FIJI TRIP (9 DAYS INCLUDING TRAVEL TIME)
SWS has just opened up the opportunity to join us for only the first week land-based portion of this trip, March 7-16, 2014. Offer is in effect as long as we have availability at Volivoli Beach Resort (VBR). See details of the land-based portion of our March 2014 Fiji Trip below. For more information, contact Lynn at email@example.com or call Curtis at 916-332-8294. Reservation and payment deadline is November 1, 2013 or when trip is sold out, whichever comes first.
SWS cash/check payment discounted price for the 7 night land only dive package including round trip international air from LAX = *$2,970 (+ Possible fee for early return transfer from resort to Nadi Airport on 16MAR14 should group # fall below 10 passengers) per person, double occupancy.
When you make your reservation deposit at SWS, if you are interested, ask to be added to the second week's dive cruise WAIT LIST should spots become available or to extend stay at Volivoli or let us book you a second week at another resort, meeting up to come home all together on 23MAR14. You have choices!
*SWS package cost may go up slightly depending on possible airfare increase at time of request.
SWS Trip Package Payment Requirements : 2/3rds of your trip total payment must be on receipt at SWS by August 1, 2013 to continue to hold your reservation on the 2 week combination land-based and live-aboard dive cruise. For those of you signing up now for the one week land-based trip, you must deposit 1/3rd of your trip cost as initial deposit. Balance due final payment for all participants on the SWS Fiji trip (one week or two weeks) is due in to SWS no later than November 1, 2013.
*INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT INFORMATION (Included in the one week SWS trip package):
OUTBOUND: Los Angeles International Airport, Friday, March 7, 2014 at 10:30PM flight FJ 811. Arrive Nadi Airport, Fiji Sunday morning March 9, 2014 at 6:00AM.
RETURN: Nadi Airport, Fiji, Sunday, MARCH 16, 2014 at 9:40PM flight FJ 810.
Arrive LAX, SAME DAY at 1:25PM (afternoon).
*You are responsible for your own transport to and from LAX. The SWS trip begins and ends at LAX. If booking connecting flights, it is recommended you allow at least 4 hours layover in LAX between flights.
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Fiji Islands March 2014
THE BEST OF THE BEST OF FIJI ISLANDS DIVING
SWS TWO WEEK TRIP (16 Days including travel time)
SWS has designed the ultimate dive trip for the discerning dive adventure traveler yearning to dive Fiji as it should be, as you've dreamed it would be, diving Bligh and Beyond.
You'll also have the opportunity to do an optional day trip cross island to dive the exhilarating Beqa Lagoon Shark Dive during our first week land-based at Volivoli Beach Resort. The ride over the mountainous interior of the main island of Viti Levu is, in itself, worth the estimated additional cost of around $250+ per person. Truly an all-day experience not to be missed. If you want to do this optional day trip. please notify us to put your name on the Shark Dive Excursion Day reservation list. You'll pay the resort directly on your resort checkout bill.
The second week, we board a luxury liveaboard yacht - the FIJI SIREN, passing through some of the most beautiful islands imaginable (a photographer's dream) while diving our brains out while moving into areas with spectacular dive sites only reached by Live-aboard. If you've yet to experience a really nice live-aboard dive yacht, you have a treat waiting for you. Pampering is the first order of business. With a maximum of 16 passengers and a crew of 12....you do the math. Dive cruising the second week of your vacation kicks it up a notch beyond the standard dive vacation. It just doesn't get better than this. You will be able to honestly say you've experienced the ULTIMATE Fiji dive adventure after this trip.
When: Depart LAX currently scheduled to depart late night 10:30pm Friday, March 7, 2014 arriving Nadi, Fiji 6:00 AM + 2 days (Sunday morning March 9 after crossing the International Dateline). Return to LAX currently scheduled to depart Nadi, Fiji late night at 9:40 pm Sunday, March 23, arriving LAX same day at 1:25pm in the afternoon. Schedule your connecting flights to allow minimum of 4 hours layover in LAX. Our international air carrier Fiji Airways sometimes changes LAX departure and arrival times by an hour either way - earlier or later - if Fiji daylight savings time is in effect.
Where: SWS Trip package starts and ends at LAX. You make your own arrangements to get to and from LAX. First week land based at Volivoli Beach Resort; Second week aboard the Fiji Siren luxury live-aboard dive yacht that departs and returns where you already are - Volivoli Beach Resort.
SWS Package Includes: The list of includes and what ISN'T included is posted on this page below the pictures located further down this page that show the front of Volivoli Beach Resort and the Fiji Siren liveaboard.
SWS Trip Package cash/check payment discounted cost: SWS 14 night package plus 2 days lost in travel across the International Date Line INCLUDING INTERNATIONAL ROUND TRIP FLIGHTS FROM LAX TO FIJI = *$6,470 per person double occupancy in a twin-share deluxe hotel room the first week, land based at Volivoli Beach Resort. Add $316 per diver, double occupancy upgrade to your own private Villa, perfect for couples. Cabins on the Fiji Siren live aboard luxury dive yacht the second week are a mix of two single bedded cabins and other cabins that provide one large double bed suitable for couples. Best use of beds must take precedent over preference in some cases.
* SWS package price subject to possible slight increase if airline increases tax prior to group ticketing.
Tropical Paradise at Volivoli Beach Resort the first week. Click on this picture to take you to www.volivoliresort.com to learn more about this really fun, affordable dive resort that sits on some of the best dive sites in Fiji - just a day-boat ride away.
The second week, we'll cruise through the Fiji Islands aboard this yacht! Click on the picture to get the details about the S/Y Fiji Siren
SWS FIRST WEEK Land/dive Package includes:
Trip escorted by Andy and Lynn Siebert.
Unique SWS trip souvenir.
Pre and Post trip parties.
Round trip international flights originating from and returning to Los Angeles International Airport..
7 nights land based at Volivoli Beach Resort
on the main island of Viti Levu, Fiji Islands including: - oceanview Twinshare 2 queen bedded hotel room (Vale Balavu). Upgrade to Private Villa (Studio Vale) subject to availability at time of request at additional cost.
3 meals a day prepared individually fresh to order off the menu, starting with lunch on arrival day through lunch on Fiji Siren boarding day (16MAR14). Some special dinner dishes are available for a few dollars more than what you've paid in your meal package. Always ask the waiter if you are unsure whether the dish you wish to order in included in the meal package. If it isn't, ask how much $ will be added to your resort checkout bill should you wish to order the dish in question. Drinks are NOT included except for water, tea, coffee all day, juice and milk at breakfast only and bottle of Fiji Water replenished daily in your room frig.
Five (5) days of 2-tank boat dives plus a 3rd tank added to one of the 5 dive days, tanks, weights and unlimited shore diving provided tanks available and reserved 24 hours in advance.
Free use of kayaks and a variety of resort amenities.
Free 30 minute massage.
SWS SECOND WEEK Fiji Siren Live-aboard Dive Cruise March 16-23, 2014
7 nights aboard the S/Y Fiji Siren,
shared cabin, including round trip boat transfer from Volivoli Beach to the yacht, meals, diving, Nitrox, beer and non-alcoholic drinks. Click the Fiji Siren
picture above to find out what all this luxury floating hotel offers during our cruise.
*Are you a solo dive traveler? Click to find out more.
The SWS Package does NOT Include:
Individual group members are responsible for reserving and paying for their own LAX domestic connecting flights should they choose to fly instead of drive to and from LAX;
Out-of-pocket payment for transit meals, Nadi airport hotel day room rental should you choose that option before flying home late night, your own personal expenses at Volivoli Beach Resort/Ra Divers, including but not limited to drinks - both alcoholic and non-alcoholic not specifically listed in the package "Includes" section, bar snacks, telephone, Wi-Fi Service, sightseeing, land cultural tours, Beqa Lagoon Shark Dive Excursion Day estimated at $250 to $300 all-day excursion to the other side of the island over the Kings Highway through to interior highlands of Viti Levu to Pacific Harbor including 2-tank boat Shark Dive, lunch and transport cost. See Shark Dive Video below; and other optional for-fee resort provided services; Nitrox (if available), rental gear, additional dives, gratuities, and any items of a personal nature or anything other than what is specifically included in the trip package. Credit card payment is accepted at the resort and subject to a 3.5% fee. Cash payment is preferred. We advise you to exchange US dollars for Fiji dollars upon arrival at Nadi Airport. The Currency Exchange booth is located in the Arrival Hall. Please use Fijian cash only when contributing to the staff/dive crew Christmas Fund gratuity.
Aboard the S/Fiji Siren live-aboard dive yacht, you will pay 150 Euro (Currently approx $200 USD up front) per passenger, wine and hard liquor drinks are out-of-pocket, paid on board. Dive computer rental at 5 euro/day if necessary. A dive computer is mandatory aboard the S/Y Fiji Siren, gratuities (recommended at 10 to 15%) of the cruise portion of your SWS trip package cost (Approx $3,500 USD), diver accident insurance is mandatory and travel insurance (highly recommended). If you have a medical condition that requires a doctor's "OK to Dive" signed/dated statement, it is your responsibility to bring a copy of a current (within the year) doctor's completed statement with you to show the dive master on board.
Famous Beqa Lagoon Shark Dive option available at additional cost during your land stay at Volivoli Beach Resort
SWS TRIP REQUIREMENTS & CANCELATION POLICY
PASSPORTS MUST BE VALID FOR AT LEAST 6 MONTHS BEYOND YOUR EXPECTED TRIP RETURN DATE.
NOTE 1: 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 $500 cancellation fee. If we are unable to fill your spot on the trip, all money paid toward the trip will be forfeited. Should you fail to make incremental payments by the posted due dates, SWS reserves the right to cancel your reservation and sell your spot to another. NO refunds of deposits made prior to non-payment of an incremental payment will be issued.
NOTE 2: 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 as instructed, indicate you have read and understand the waiver by signing and dating the appropriate form: March 7 - 16, 2014 SWS ONE WEEK ONLY VBR TRIP RELEASE OF LIABILITY WAIVER FORM OR March 7-23, 2014 SWS COMBO VBR & FIJI SIREN TRIP RELEASE OF LIABILITY WAIVER FORM Fax Completed form "attention Lynn" to SWS at fax number: 916-338-0277 or scan and attach completed form and email to firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE 3: YOU MUST HAVE A PASSPORT VALID FOR AT LEAST SIX MONTHS BEYOND YOUR RETURN DATE. U.S. Passport applications, renewal forms and information can be found on line at PASSPORT HOME
NOTE 4: Every diver on this trip is required to have Diver Accident Insurance coverage. Please assume responsibility for yourself by purchasing diver accident insurance. Andy and Lynn cannot be responsible financially for your care should you need it while on this trip. A decompression chamber is located in Suva, a 3 to 4 hour drive from the resort. Should you require air-evacuation to obtain the proper medical attention to Sidney or even back to the US, you want this coverage because to pay out-of-pocket for this service would be extremely expensive. Local medical facilities are less than acceptable in the tiny town of Rakiraki a 10 minute ride from the resort. But, they do doctors and a pharmacy. 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 costs is acceptable. Diver's Alert Network Divers Accident Insurance can be purchased on line by clicking this logo link:
NOTE 5: 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.
DAN also sells trip cancellation and interruption policies we recommend. Of course you are free to purchase a policy through any company of your choosing that best meets your specific needs. To access Divers Alert Network Travel Cancellation and Interruption policy information and to book your coverage on line, please click on the link below:
NOTE 6: Complimentary SCUBA WORLD TRIP PACKING LIST
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. SWS DOES NOT SELL TRIP CANCELLATION AND INTERRUPTION INSURANCE. SWS IS NOT A LICENSED TRAVEL AGENCY. SWS SOLICITES THE ASSISTANCE OF LICENSED REPUTABLE TRAVEL AND INSURANCE AGENTS TO ASSIST US ON YOUR BEHALF.
To reserve your space now contact:
SCUBA WORLD SACRAMENTO, INC.
5114 MADISON AVENUE
SACRAMENTO, CA 95841