The Travelling Diver

Some of the most beautiful dive sites are in the most remote locations. While the seclusion can be appealing, there are certain factors that need to be considered when preparing for any dive trip. In order to ensure the highest level of safety, travelling divers need to be well prepared and well informed before embarking. Some research is always going to be necessary. This document is meant to assist with preparations.

True or False: The level of healthcare is very similar at all dive destination, thanks to the immediate availability of Hyperbaric Chambers and hospitals.

True or False: You should ask for local dive site conditions to the dive center before you plan your holiday.

True or False: Every dive center has the availability of Oxygen, First Aid and Rescue materials and Emergency Action Plans to assist clients in case an accident should happen.

Depending on where you are travelling to, administrative requirements might differ. You might need:

True or False: Diving safety equipment is always available for rent at dive centres.

For which of the following health issues you might need vaccinations or medications before travelling?

Which of the following statements about Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) are correct ?

True or False: Divers should only need a personal Emergency Action Plan if the dive centre has none.

True or False: You might need to activate your credit card when travelling worldwide.

True or False: Make sure to have a current diving and travel insurance when travelling.


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