The following terms and conditions set out the basis on which all training courses and travel bookings are sold and/or made by The Dive Shop LLC, or The Dive Shop LLC Online, TDS Travel Group ("We", "Us", "Our", "The Company"), to and/or with the purchaser, ("You", "Your"), from Our websites ("the Site"), by Telephone or in person.

These terms and conditions,and any order form or payment instructions comprise the whole agreement between You and Us in relation to each course or travel booking we accept from you.

By making a booking via the site, over the telephone or in person you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

By making a booking you acknowledge that You have not relied on any statement, warranty or representation other than those which are made in these terms and conditions.


Course Bookings:


1.If the weather or any other circumstances beyond the control of The Company cause the course to be delayed, changed or cancelled, no liability can be accepted by the aforesaid parties for consequential loss, damage or any expense incurred.


2.Candidates using The Company’s equipment for any course are responsible for that equipment and will be charged for any loss or damage however caused.


3.Candidates may not participate in diving activities without a satisfactorily completed medical statement and statement of understanding and assumption of risk, and E-Learning completion certificate. Any delays caused to the course by failure to complete these administrative and medical requirements will be chargeable at the current missed session rate.


4.Any non attendance of scheduled sessions will be charged at the current missed session rate. 


5. If Customers fail to meet the performance requirements on any any dive or knowledge development session, at the sole discretion of the instructor, The Company reserves the right to charge for repeating that dive or session, the rate for this will be based on the current missed session rate at that time and depend on the nature of the dive or session missed.


6.Neither The company its employees or contractors can be held responsible for damage to or loss of any personal equipment caused prior to, during or after any diving activities.


7.Classes are non-refundable and non-transferable.  We offer a one-time transfer opportunity for scheduling challenges.  After one transfer, a $75 transfer fee will be assessed. No-Shows will be charged a $150 rescheduling fee.


8.Any charges incurred during the course will result in suspension of training and the withholding of certification until paid in full. The Company reserves the right to charge outstanding fees to the customers credit/debit card.


9. At the start of the course an orientation will be given to the specific course and the requirements of that course.


10. All courses must be commenced within 12 months of the booking unless by prior agreement of The Company, courses not commenced within 12 months of booking will lose any fees paid.


11.Candidates agree to abide by the rules and decisions of The Company, its staff and subcontractors in all diver-training matters.   


Travel Bookings:

All deposits are non-refundable. Cancellations must be received in writing 120 prior to departure and are subject to the following fees:

  • All payments are non-refundable

  • All cancellations will be must be made in writing via email

  • Diver insurance is required

  • Trip insurance is required



TDS Travel Group 2020