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Uber Scuba Komodo Dive Center, Labuan Bajo


Open:

8am to 8pm

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KLM AMALIA REGISTRATION & TERMS AND CONDITIONS FORM

DURING a cruise onboard AMALIA the following applies:

Inclusions: All gourmet meals, refreshments and non-alcoholic beverages, full set of recreational scuba equipment (BCD, long 3mm wetsuit, mask, fins, booties, regulator, weight belt, weights, tanks) scuba dives as per itinerary, night dive, local taxes, shore excursions, island expeditions, stand up paddle boarding and snorkelling.

Exclusions: National park entrance fees*, international and domestic airfare, excess baggage fees, passport, visas or airport tax fees (both international and domestic), scuba diving certification costs, dive computer if requested, alcoholic beverages**, medical insurance, PayPal, VISA and/or bank transfer fee’s, crew gratuities***.

Accommodation: 5 cabins ranging from 2 x double with an en-suite bathroom, 2 x single/twin rooms with a shared bathroom, and 1 x family/friends cabin sleeping 3 – 2 pax in one double bed and 1 pax in one single bed. Natural ventilation keeps each room cool, though a fan is available there is no A/C on board – see Q41 of the FAQ’s document. There are separate cabins for the crew and a cruise director cabin situated on the top deck, for use of the AMALIA tour leader.

Facilities: An open kitchen, choice of either an indoor or an outdoor dining area seating up to 14 people on cushions, expansive sundeck, spacious dive deck with individual equipment trays, bow chill out area, camera charging station, photo editing table, Under the Stars sleeping area, and plenty of space outside to unwind and enjoy the views. The main outdoor deck has cushions shaded by tarpaulin – perfect for relaxing day or night and enjoying the fresh sea breezes.

* Komodo National Park Fee’s are charged at 175,000IDR per diver, per day between Monday to Saturday, and 250,000IDR per diver, per day on Sundays and Public Holidays. These are charged in addition and paid in local currency cash upon arrival. Please see Q46 & 47 on the FAQ’s document.

** Alcoholic drinks are not included and can be ordered on board for an additional charge – we offer beer, wine and spirits.

*** Staff tips can be offered at your discretion and are paid directly to the cruise director onboard. These moneys are shared between the entire crew on board AMALIA – 10% is a suggested amount.

Payment Terms:

50% deposit is required at the time of booking to secure your reservation. Balance of total fare (50%) is required in CASH in Indonesian Rupiah upon arrival to Labuan Bajo.

Days prior to departure Cancellation Charges
120 days – 70 days 10% charge
69 – 40 days 30% charge
39 – 20 days 50% charge
19 – 0 days 100% of total fare

By law from 2016, we are obliged to deal in local currency within the country. We cannot accept payment by Credit card / Debit card machine. Indonesian Rupiah is widely available with a number of ATM’s allowing up to 10 million value transactions per day, alternatively there are banks and money exchangers who can transfer dollars, euros, sterling and other major currencies.

Cancellation Policy:

Although we would love to see you on-board KLM AMALIA, we understand that plans can change. Should you need to cancel your booking, we ask that you notify us at your earliest convenience. All cancellations must be received in writing to liveaboard@uberscubakomodo.com. The refund or cancellation charges that will be payable depending on the amount of notice you give us, as per the table above and will apply to the total booking cost.

Any refunds outside of our terms will be subject to a claim on Your Insurance Company and we are happy to write you a letter, which you can give to your insurer as proof of your loss, though we cannot be held accountable if your claim is rejected for whatever reason. PT. Uber Scuba Menyelam is not responsible for any charges caused by the transfer process in the event of a refund and if there is any alteration of exchange rate.

Travel Insurance:

We strongly recommend you purchase appropriate international travel insurance at the time you pay your deposit. If you do not purchase travel insurance, you may not be able to recover cancellation charges, medical costs, repatriation and other expenses that may arise if things do not go according to plan. Please also ensure this insurance covers you for scuba diving to 30 meters. We recommend DAN (Divers Alert Network) Insurance as they provide a specific cover tailored to scuba divers. A no show for whatever reason, including but not limited to flight delays, hangovers, or just not getting out of bed will mean loss of payment and no refund.

Illness:

If you cannot complete scheduled individual or all dives due to ill health whilst on board, please understand that there will be no refund given and if required a letter for travel insurance purposes to claim the value of missed dives can be provided. For illnesses prior to joining please see the above cancellation policy, which will apply. Travel insurance is very handy in these situations and we strongly recommend you purchase this prior to arrival.

Weather:

For closed port situations or bad weather, exchange products and/or other alternatives will be offered. As PT Uber Scuba Menyelam offer overnight dive tours, if you choose to not complete all dives signed up for in the course of the liveaboard trip, you will still be liable for full payment. Rainy or cloudy weather are no valid reason for cancellation, and we strictly follow harbour master recommendations on when to cancel a tour.

Program Changes:

PT Uber Scuba Menyelam, its subsidiaries, and operators reserve the right to rearrange the order of any itinerary, to cancel or substitute elements of any schedule without notice when local conditions force such changes. PT Uber Scuba Menyelam and the dive guides on the boat can prohibit participation on dives at their discretion based on lack of respect for ecological rules and regulations, lack of respect – or “handling” of any marine life, alcohol consumption between dives or not abiding by international safe diving rules. In this case we will not refund you for the missed dives.

Responsibility:

There is nothing more important to us than the safety of our guests and all activities are carried out under strict and safe supervision. We ask you to follow your guide during all scuba diving activity, always ensuring you stay ABOVE and BEHIND your guide and NEVER below. This ensures you limit the risk of getting lost, getting taken by a current, going into deco, or possibly seeing nothing (as we cannot show you cool things if you are not there to look!). We expect you to follow safe scuba diving practices at all times.

PT. Uber Scuba Menyelam is not responsible for any losses, damage, death, injuries, or claims whatsoever arising from, connected with, or related to any activities engaged in by guests while aboard KLM AMALIA or KLM AMALIA’s tenders at sea or in any port of call. This includes all shore excursions and transfers. Guests engage in all activities aboard or off the boat at their own risk.

PT. Uber Scuba Menyelam is not responsible for any interruptions caused by flight delays, cancellations or any other travel arrangements made by or external or in conjunction to your booked liveaboard trip. Please ensure you have adequate travel insurance cover arranged to reduce your risk. If your plane is delayed and your arrival time to KLM AMALIA will be later than the scheduled departure time, a fee will payable to transport you by speedboat to catch up with the vessel. Departure date and time from KLM AMALIA will be as planned, and we cannot offer later departure times or additional singular days on board due to our fixed schedule. If you do have an early flight on departure day, an additional charge for a speedboat transfer will be added to your bill – we suggest you plan your departure for the day following the liveaboard tour as it may interfere with your diving schedule due to the 18 hours no fly after diving rule.

*IF FLIGHT DETAILS ARE UNKNOWN AT TIME OF BOOKING YOU MUST EMAIL US WHEN YOU HAVE BOOKED AND UPDATE US ON YOUR FLIGHT DETAILS*

In your flight planning, please ensure your flight arrives before 9am on the day the liveaboard starts to avoid delays, we recommend you arrive the day before. We also recommend you fly the day after the liveaboard ends to ensure an 18 hours no fly time, we cannot guarentee the time back to port, so if it is absolutly necessary for you to fly the same day, please plan your flight for after 3pm. If a speedboat transfer is required to transport you to/from the boat due to flight delays, you will be charged 1,000,000IDR for one pax and thereafter 500,000IDR per additional person to join the liveaboard.

Force Majeure:

PT. Uber Scuba Menyelam is not liable for failure to perform their obligations if such failure is as a result of Acts of God (including fire, flood, earthquake, storm, hurricane, volcanic ash cloud, or other natural disaster), war, invasion, act of foreign enemies, hostilities (regardless of whether war is declared), civil war, rebellion, revolution, insurrection, military or usurped power or confiscation, terrorist activities, nationalization, government sanction, blockage, embargo, labor dispute or strike.

Liability Release and Assumption of Risk Agreement

As the group leader I, hereby affirm that I am aware that skin and scuba diving have inherent risks, which may result in serious injury or death to myself or any other member of the party that I make this reservation on behalf of. I herewith certify and acknowledge that I understand that mine and all parties acceptance on a diving and/or snorkelling program organized and conducted by PT. Uber Scuba Menyelam or it’s partners, is predicated on my assurance that I and the parties I book this tour on behalf of, are physically fit to engage in ocean scuba diving, and that I and the parties I book this tour on behalf of, have had or will receive sufficient training in scuba diving and that I and the parties I book this tour on behalf of, fully understand the risk of ocean diving, of traveling on board a ship and the dangers arising from forces of nature, and I am prepared to assume such risk for myself and in signing this on the behalf of all parties. I understand that diving with compressed air involves certain inherent risks; including but not limited to decompression sickness, embolism or other hyperbaric/air expansion injury that require treatment in a recompression chamber. I choose to proceed with this booking in spite of the absence of a recompression chamber in proximity to the dive site.

In order to induce PT. Uber Scuba Menyelam or it’s partners to accept me and all parties of this booking, as a member of the aforementioned diving program, I hereby release myself, my family, estate, heirs or assigns and have gained the acceptance of these terms from all parties within this booking, that may occur as a result of our participation in this diving program or as a result of the negligence of any party, including the Released Parties, whether passive or active. I, and the parties I book this tour on behalf of, agree to absolve PT. Uber Scuba Menyelam or it’s partners, its agents, employees and invitees from any and all damages resulting from death or personal injuries, including loss of services, which I, or any parties involved in this booking may sustain on account of, arising from, or in connection with the aforementioned diving program or the ownership, maintenance, use or operation of any automobile, ship, boat, water sport equipment or otherwise.

I further state that I am of lawful age and legally competent to sign this liability release on behalf of myself and any parties involved with this booking, or that I have acquired the written consent of my parent or guardian or a parent or guardian of any parties involved with this booking. I further understand that remoteness of destination, local custom and/or prevailing weather conditions may cause minor inconvenience or modification to the diving portions of the tour, and PT. Uber Scuba Menyelam or it’s partners reserve the right to modify and/or cancel diving arrangements due to adverse weather conditions and/or technical difficulties at any time. I, as the party leader, also agree to pay compensation at full current market value to PT Uber Scuba Menyelam or it’s partners for any and all damage or loss of property and equipment belonging to PT. Uber Scuba Menyelam or it’s partners resulting from abuse or negligence on mine or any parties involved in this booking play a part.

This liability waiver is all subject to any of the terms and conditions stated above, which have been read, understood and unconditionally agreed to. I, as the party leader, further agree to strictly observe and comply with additional reasonable terms and regulations PT. Uber Scuba Menyelam or any of its employees may deem desirable or needful to prescribe during the course of any diving tour.

I, AS THE PARTY LEADER BY THIS INSTRUMENT AGREE TO EXEMPT AND RELEASE THE FACILITY THROUGH WHICH WE RECEIVE OUR PROGRAM, AND ALL RELATED ENTITIES AT “PT UBER SCUBA MENYELAM”, FROM ALL LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY WHATSOEVER FOR PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE OR WRONGFUL DEATH HOWEVER CAUSED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASED PARTIES, WHETHER PASSIVE OR ACTIVE. I HAVE FULLY INFORMED MYSELF AND MY HEIRS, ALL PARTIES INVOLVED IN THIS BOOKING AND THEIR HEIRS OF THE CONTENTS OF THIS LIABILITY RELEASE AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AGREEMENT BY READING IT AND HAVING ALL QUESTIONS ANSWERED BEFORE I SIGNED IT. I ALSO AGREE TO AND ACCEPT THE PAYMENT TERMS, CANCELATION TERMS AND PROGRAM CHANGES POLICIES AS SET OUT IN THIS DOCUMENT.

Acknowledgement and Agreement of Cancellation Policy and Terms and Conditions has been legally bound by ticking the box on the registration form as acceptance.