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There’s no need to repeat how unprecedented the Covid 19 pandemic is. The effects are everywhere. We’d like to thank those guests who have been affected by the travel chaos for their understanding and patience and to our many friends who have sent their best wishes.
 
We will get through this. The Emperor family have all stepped up to ensure we’ll be there to provide you with some great diving in the future. We’re all uncertain about when “normal” will return but we all know it will. So, we understand there is no way anyone wants to pay a deposit for a holiday when they can’t be sure it’ll happen as planned.
 
Our solution is to let you hold spaces on our boats for FREE – no deposit, just an agreement to be fair with each other.
 
Contact us either at reservations@emperordivers.com or via your favourite dive travel operator and we’ll hold any date from 01 July 2020 onwards – no deposit required. Once the travel bans are lifted and “normal“ service returns, we’ll ask you to pay our low deposit of EUR 200 / GBP 180 / USD 250 per person and then the final balance at the normal time. Should you decide you can’t travel as planned, then no harm done, we’ll just cancel your place and hope to be of service to you at some other time.
 
Because our lives have been “paused” by Covid 19, many 2020 bookings have re-booked for late 2020 and into 2021: we hope this offer helps you plan ahead and hold your place with no risk.
We're aware that travel restrictions imposed by governments to contain COVID 19 are making it difficult for our guests to plan their trips. We have therefore decided to temporarily amend our cancellation conditions. For all new bookings, the following applies with immediate effect:
 
If travel restrictions are implemented by your local, Egyptian, Maldivian or Indonesian governments due to COVID 19 (Corona virus) causing you to be unable to travel then the following will apply:
 
  1. Any new booking that is made for travel between 10 March and 30 April is affected you will be allowed to cancel and get a full refund.
     
  2. Any new booking that is made for travel between 01 May and 30 June is affected you will be allowed to cancel or be rebooked free of charge up to 14 days before arrival.

Liveaboard offers

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Red Sea - SAVE UP TO 25%

17/01 - 24/01 | Emperor Elite | Get Wrecked | SAVE €270 / £232
Now €799 / £687

23/01 - 30/01 | Emperor Echo | South & St Johns | SAVE €200 / £172
Now €749 / £644

 

Maldives - SAVE UP TO 15%

01/02 - 08/02| Emperor Leo | South Central | SAVE €350 / £300
Now €1895 / £1629

02/02 - 09/02 | Emperor Virgo | South Central | SAVE €400 / £345
Now €1795 / £1544

 

Indonesia - SAVE UP TO 10%

26/01 - 02/02| Emperor Raja Laut| Raja Ampat | SAVE €300 / £258
Now €2640 / £2270

 

» Click here for more offers: Red Sea | Maldives | Indonesia

» Book online here

 

Dive Shows Galore! We're all over the place

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Paris Dive Show
10-13 January 2020
INFO TO COME
Who's there? Fabien, JT

InterDive Frankfurt
15 - 19 January 2020
Halle 11.1 Stand E25
Who's there? Chris, Alex

BOOT Düsseldorf
18-26 January 2020
Halle 12, Stand F35 (shared with Sun+Fun)
Who's there? Alex, Clare, Chris, Nino

 

Would you like more information?
email reservations@emperordivers.com

 

 

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Spend more time exploring two of the most popular itineraries with Emperor Explorer in the Maldives. 10 nights on board this fabulous liveaboard means more dives and flexibility.

 

Emperor Explorer at a glance:

  • High quality, newly constructed contemporary liveaboard
  • Spa on main deck
  • Choice of spacious dining and relaxation areas
  • Dive with manta, man-sized nurse sharks & whale sharks
  • Visit a local island for a BBQ under the stars
  • Free glass of wine with dinner
  • Free Nitrox
  • 4 dive guides
  • No hidden extras with Emperor’s transparent pricing policy

 

12th - 22nd February 2020, South Central
Depart & Return to Male
Was €3,399 / £2,925 / $3,740
Now €2,949 / £2,535 / $3,240
SAVE €450 / £390 / $500

 

South Central Atolls at a glance:

  • North Male Atoll (Check dive): Beautiful Pinnacles & House Reefs.
  • South Male Atoll: Grey reef sharks, eagle rays, other pelagics, beautiful macro wreck.
  • Vaavu Atoll: Beautiful channels, magical soft corals, pelagic delights. Action packed night dive with nurse sharks and others.
  • Meemu Atoll: Enchanting channels with pelagic action, sailfish, grey reef sharks, eagle rays and beautiful soft coral. Manta cleaning station.
  • Thaa Atoll: Hammerhead sharks, whale sharks at night.
  • Laamu Atoll: Beautiful fish filled channels with shark encounters.

 

16 - 26th August 2020, Northern Hi-Lights
Depart & Return to Male

Was €2,825 / £2,429 / $3,110
Now €2,375 / £2,039 / $2,610
SAVE €450 / £390 / $500

 

Northern Hi-Lights at a glance:

  • North Male Atoll: Beautiful pinnacles.
  • Lhaviyani Atoll: Fushivaru Thila, Kuredu Express and Kuredu Caves.
  • Baa Atoll: Hanifaru Bay, Nelivaru Thila, Dhiggu Thila and many more.
  • Rasdhoo Atoll: Hammerhead dive, Beautiful reef with pelagics.
  • North Ari Atoll: Grey reef sharks, Maaya Thila night dive, multiple manta cleaning stations.

 

For further information, email reservations@emperordivers.com
www.emperormaldives.com

 

 

Black Friday Offers to brighten your day!

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Offers open TODAY
28 November and close Monday 2 December

 

Red Sea

Match cheap flights to Hurghada with a Red Sea Liveaboard

Go South with EMPEROR ECHO
16 - 23 January 2020
Was €949 / £820 / $1045
Now €749 / £645 / $825
SAVE €200 / £175 / $220

Head North with EMPEROR ELITE
17 - 24 January 2020
Was €1069 / £920 / $1176
Now €849 / £730 / $935
SAVE €220 / £190 / $240

Top Tip: Flight Match Option
January is the cheapest time of the year for flights and dive sites are at their quietest. Take advantage of one of these two sailings and get yourself some winter diving and sun. Daytime air temperature is in the mid-twenties; water temperature is still around 22 degrees and there's a good chance we will have many of the dive sites all to ourselves.

 

Maldives

Last minute pre-Christmas Break

The Best of Maldives with EMPEROR LEO
14 - 21 December 2019
Was €1799 / £1560 / $1979
Now €1499 / £1290 / $1649
SAVE €300 / £270 / $330

Top Tip: Flight Match Option
Oman Air has a flight sale on right now. We've seen Oman Air become a fierce competitor for scheduled flights to the Maldives. Or take a look at the ever popular Turkish Airlines for excellent regional departures all over Europe and the UK.

 

Indonesia

Nothing but the best in Raja Ampat, Indonesia

Raja Ampat North & Central with EMPEROR RAJA LAUT
21 - 28 April 2020 (7 nts)
Was €2940 / £2529 / $3235
Now €2490 / £2140 / $2740
SAVE €450 / £390 / $495

Top Tip: Flight Match Option
Use Jakarta from the US or Europe.
Arrive in Jakarta for a connecting flight to Sorong with Garuda Indonesia. Stay a night in Sorong at the Swiss-Belhotel before joining Emperor Raja Laut.
Or consider adding a land-based resort + dive stay. Try Sorong with Meridian Adventure Dive Resort or fly from Sorong to Manado to North Sulawesi for a stay in Lembeh (Bitung) for critters galore.

 

Bucket List and Dragons in Komodo & Maumere, Indonesia

Komodo & Maumere with EMPEROR RAJA LAUT
21 - 30 September 2020 (9 nts)
Was €3330 / £2865 / $3665
Now €2830 / £2435 / $3110
SAVE €500 / £430 / $555

Top Tip: Flight Match Option
Use Jakarta or Bali from the US and Europe.
Arrive in Jakarta or Bali for a connecting flight to Labuan Bajo with Garuda Indonesia. Stay a night in Labuan Bajo at La Prima Hotel before joining Emperor Raja Laut.
Or how about adding a land-based resort and stay in Maumere a little longer then fly back via Jakarta or take a trip across to Bali and a stay in Ubud before returning home from there.

 

  • Offers open 28th November and close Monday 2 December
  • Subject to availability

 

Call our Reservations Team and book today.

Phone: (+20) 122 234 0995
UK callers: 0203 695 097
Email: info@emperordivers.com
Send us a message or Live Chat at www.emperordivers.com

 

 

Merry Christmas in the Maldives

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22 - 29 December
Emperor Atoll
Best of Maldives
£1484 / €1649
SAVE €150 / £135
[Book here]

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Octopus dreams 'in colour' video

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Watch this little chap change colours whilst he's dreaming!

 

Octopus dreaming

 

Aren't they amazing? So incredibly clever. You might like to watch this too taken at our Maldives You & Me Resort.

 

Octopus, Maldives You & Me Resort

 

» Discover Emperor Divers at You & Me Resort

Autumn Sale Now EXTENDED to 11th November!

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Offers Galore!

LAST MINUTE SAVINGS of up to €790 / £700 for 2019

 

Maldives

EMPEROR EXPLORER from €1599 / £1425 - SAVE up to €500 / £445

EMPEROR SERENITY from €1499 / £1335 - SAVE up to €330 / £290

EMPEROR VIRGO from €1499 / £1335 - SAVE up to €250 / £220

EMPEROR LEO from €1449 / £1289 - SAVE up to €300 / £265

EMPEROR VOYAGER from €1199 / £1070 - SAVE up to €400 / £355

EMPEROR ATOLL from €1149 / £1025 - SAVE up to €350 / £310

 

Red Sea

EMPEROR ELITE from €949 / £845 - SAVE up to €220 / £195

EMPEROR ECHO from €849 / £755 - SAVE up to €150 / £130

 

Indonesia

EMPEROR RAJA LAUT from €1800 / £1600 - SAVE up to €790 / £700

More great prices and savings just a click away:

» Red Sea Offers    » Maldives Offers    » Indonesia Offers   

 

PLUS

  • Book early and SAVE 10% for 2020 & 2021
  • Extra FREE places for Groups & Charters
  • Two days' diving in El Gouna for only €14 / £12.50
  • Low Deposits * FREE Nitrox * All-Inclusive prices on all our liveaboards * Complimentary wine

Call our Reservations Team (just read below what a guest has to say about this lovely lot) and start to book your holiday today.

Phone: (+20) 122 234 0995
UK callers: 0203 695 097
Email: info@emperordivers.com
Send us a message or Live Chat at www.emperordivers.com

 

The tale of the eagle ray ... with no tail

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by Frank Gaona, Dive Centre Manager at Emperor Divers You & Me

Eagle ray video

 

"The 'tail' of the eagle ray - or not in this case! A few days ago in one of my favourite spots that we named Broken Rock, we were super lucky to find a beautiful and amazing eagle ray that was very curious as you can see in the video.

Eagle rays are a group of cartilaginous fishes in the family Myliobatidae, consisting mostly of large species living in the open ocean rather than on the sea bottom. They feed on molluscs and crustaceans, crushing their shells with their flattened teeth. Devil and manta rays filter plankton from the water.

They are excellent swimmers and are able to breach the water up to several metres above the surface. Compared with other rays, they have long tails and well-defined, rhomboidal bodies. They are ovoviviparous, giving birth to up to six young at a time.

Did you notice that it's missing it's tail? Come and dive with us in Broken Rock and let's see if you can get as lucky too!"

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