Know Before You Go

Traveling Abroad

This section provides information for Americans traveling abroad. Click on the link below to access the State Department's recommendations for specific entry requirements.

How to figure Gratuities

Diving is a service industry, so in most cases it is appropriate to tip for good experiences. Here we offer some basic tipping guidelines for divers.

Supplemental Medical Insurance

The Diver's Alert Network (DAN) is considered the leader in dive medicine and research. DAN also provides supplemental Dive Accident insurance plans that are recognized worldwide and can be confirmed 24 hours a day through the DAN Emergency Hotline (+1-919-684-9111).

Cancellation Policy

We understand that our customers take their vacation time seriously. As a result, we will do everything in our power to ensure that our clients have a safe and fun dive vacation and that they can leave their worries at home.

Dive Planning

If you’re planning on going scuba diving for your next vacation activity but are still unsure of what gear you need to bring, don’t sweat it! Here’s is one version that recommends. The PADI Dive Planning Checklist.

Liability Forms

These documents are designed as a contract of agreement and understanding. Individuals and/or groups that elect to participate in any of our programs.


All scuba training is done through the Georgia Tech Campus Recreation Center and in support of the GTScuba program. Georgia Tech is a PADI IDC Center, a member of the Diveheart Foundation and DAN Professional Members. The GTScuba instructor staff spans over 100 years of combined teaching experience.

Our Code

Integrity is fundamental to the core of who we are. Along with our other values of leadership, passion, accountability, collaboration, diversity and quality, it is a pillar of our vision.

The Ultimate Checklist

Excited about your trip? What if you forget something? You could end up having to rent or worse buy a new bathing suit. Here is PADI's scuba trip checklist to prepare for your next scuba trip.

Trip & Travel INSURANCE

There are several companies that offer travel insurance for general travel and some that are excusive to domestic and international excursions.