AMBA LIVEABOARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1. Definitions
Amba Liveaboard Maldives, operated by Trip Booking Store privately. ltd. includes "the company" as well as all affiliated companies, executives, agents, employees, directors and agents.
2. Allgemeines


2.1.
All guests must provide proof of diving certification from PADI, SSI, CMAS or equivalent certification organizations. On board the AMba, certification as an Advanced Open Water Diver to a depth of 30 meters and Nitrox is mandatory. Guests who are not certified for this must take a course or cannot participate in the dives.


2.2.
The company is not permitted to provide medical advice. If you are unsure of any medical matter related to diving or otherwise, please seek advice from a certified health care professional before attempting any diving or similar activity.


2.3.
When registering for a diving course, regardless of previous experience or training, the company requires each student to complete a medical questionnaire. If guests are planning to take a class, the company asks guests to provide a medical certificate upon check-in.


2.4.
The maximum permissible depth on all ships of the company and for all beach (recreational) dives is 30 meters, for Open Water Divers with the Deep Adventure Dive certification, Advanced Divers, Rescue Divers, Divemasters and Instructors. Open water divers without additional deep training are not allowed to dive deeper than 18 meters. To participate in diving activities, guests must be 30 meters and nitro certified


2.5.
The diving limits for technical diving are based on the maximum permissible depth of the gas mixture used and according to the standards and practices of the respective technical diving association that regulates the relevant course or dive. According to Maldivian law, the maximum allowable depth is 30 meters. The maximum dive time is 60 minutes including all decompression and safety stops.


2.6.
The company reserves the right to change and / or cancel diving arrangements for the following reasons, without being limited to:


2.6.1.
the remoteness or inaccessibility of a diving destination;

2.6.2. local custom, pandemic, war, political unrest and other hostilities (regardless of whether war is declared);

2.6.3. Act of God (including fire, flood, earthquake, storm, hurricane, or other natural disaster); and

2.6.4. other resulting technical difficulties.

2.6.5 Weather conditions in which the captain of the ship forbids continued voyage.


No refund or compensation will be given for changes or cancellations resulting from such events.


2.7.
Course material or registration fees for online registration provided to the course participant will not be reimbursed under any circumstances

 

3. insurance


3.1.
Customers are strongly advised to obtain adequate travel insurance from a reputable insurer prior to their trip, covering all activities they will undertake. Such insurance should provide comprehensive coverage of at least the following provisions: Covid 19, quarantine measures, health, travel, liability and cancellation provisions. The company will not be liable for any resulting financial or personal loss or injury if customers choose not to purchase such insurance.


3.2.
The company assumes no liability for loss of or damage to luggage or diving equipment on board the boat or during transfer to or from the boat.


3.3.
Guests engaging in diving activities must have valid diving and evacuation insurance.


4.
Price and payment


4.1.
The number of dives in a package is an estimate based on normal diving circumstances and is not a guarantee. There is no entitlement to a price reduction or repayment for:

 

- adverse weather conditions

- pandemic situations

- personal illness

- technical difficulties
- Distance / inaccessibility of the dive site


5.
Obligations of the customer


5.1.
If the customer acts negligently or irresponsibly and causes damage or loss to the company's property and equipment, the customer shall indemnify the company in full at the current market value of any loss or damage.


5.2.
The customer undertakes to be physically, emotionally and mentally prepared and able to participate in the activities for which they have signed up. Any resulting injury or discomfort due to incapacity shall not constitute grounds for a complaint or a refund.


5.3.
The Company may prohibit anyone from participating in one or more dives on which they are physically, mentally or emotionally incapable of diving, demonstrate a clear lack of respect for applicable rules and regulations, deal with or harm marine life, consume alcohol between dives , or fail to adhere to general international standards and practices for safe diving.

 

6. Force majeure


6.1.
The company reserves the right to change, delay and / or cancel diving arrangements if the distance or inaccessibility of the diving destination, local customs, acts of God (including fire, pandemic situations, floods, earthquakes, storms, hurricanes or other natural disasters) War, political unrest and other hostilities (regardless of whether war is declared) or other technical difficulties make the agreements unsafe, dangerous and / or impracticable.

 

6.2. If adverse weather conditions prevail that make it dangerous or inadvisable for customers or the boat to enter port, the captain and / or the cruise director reserve the right to delay or postpone the onward journey until conditions are more favorable. This can include an adjustment of the travel route, which can lead to a cancellation of the entry in a certain port and / or a new order of the dive sites.


7. V
ancellation


7.1.
The company reserves the right to postpone a trip if a trip or course itself is canceled, except for the reasons stated above. The company assumes no financial responsibility for changes or cancellations of itineraries resulting from circumstances beyond the company's control, such as: B. the above.


7.2.
If a cancellation has been made, the company reserves the right to offer those concerned a different date or time for the dives and / or courses.


7.3.
If a customer requires an emergency evacuation and the boat has to return to shore, the company will not be financially responsible for any resulting changes to the itinerary.

 

7.8. If a customer has made a cancellation whose booking has been received and processed by an operator, the customer must contact that operator to reach an agreement. In this case, the company cannot process a cancellation by the customer or prepare solutions for the customer.
8. Salvatorische Klausel


8.1.
Failure by either party to enforce one or more provisions of this Agreement due to the illegality, invalidity, or unenforceability of such provision (s) shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision in the Agreement.

 

9. Assignment


9.1.
The customer may not assign any of his responsibilities or obligations or delegate his obligations under this agreement without the express written approval of the company.

 

10. Waiver


10.1.
Failure by either party to perform one or more of its obligations under this Agreement shall not be deemed a waiver of contractual performance of other obligations in the Agreement.

 

11. Entire agreement


11.1.
This agreement contains all rights and obligations of both parties with respect to the subject matter contained herein. No other agreements, arrangements, or commitments are made or implied under this agreement.

 

12. No third parties


12.1.
Nothing in this Agreement transfers any rights, express or implied, to any third party.


13.
Governing Law


13.1.
This contract is governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the Maldives. Should questions or problems arise from the agreement or one of its provisions, this will only be decided before the courts of the country of the Maldives to the exclusion of other courts.