We have added this page to give you the latest updates on our business during these difficult times. This page is continually updated.
Please note our SPECIAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS at the foot of the page to help you book with confidence in addition to our normal Terms and Conditions.
20.10.21 SOME VERY POSITIVE NEWS FOR TRAVELLERS FROM THE CYPRIOT AUTHORITIES;
FROM April 2021 the Cypriot authorities have announced a number of measures which are expected to further boost the interest of airline companies to carry out additional flights to Cyprus, improve connectivity and increase passenger traffic.
There are ongoing discussions with the main tourism countries for easier and safer entry to Cyprus with new categorisations depending on their data.
Theses categorisations are as follows;
Category A will be replaced by the ‘Green Category’, this will be for vaccinated individuals for which there will be no restrictions.
Category B will be replaced by the ‘Orange Category’, which will require a negative PCR test within 72 hours of arrival.
Category C will be replaced by the ‘Red Category’, which will require the PCR test within 72 hours of arrival and another upon arrival in Cyprus.
No isolation measures in Cyprus apply in any of these categories.
20.10.21 UK visitors are fully allowed to travel to Cyprus with a Safe Pass. The UK has made Cyprus an Amber category country for a while now and it has been announced that from 22.09.21 there will a change to the categories which will mean easier travel to Cyprus.
Cyprus is a very safe destination with very low new cases and very high testing in place.
Cyprus has announced that visitors from the UK who are fully vaccinated DO NOT NEED TO BE TESTED now prior to arrival. There is testing protocol between the 2 countries to be followed for travel in both directions. A Cyprus Flight Pass must also be completed.
The categories above are in line with the guidelines of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
Countries including the United Kingdom, EU countries, Switzerland, countries on the European Council’s list of third countries, Russia, Ukraine, Israel, Lebanon, UAE, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Belarus will be classified in the Green, Orange and Red categories for the summer season and as their individual situation improves.
Developments and categories by country are announced every few weeks as the situation progresses.
Countries within the EU can travel freely with a COVID PASS from July 1st within the colour category requirements and with the relevant testing.
20.10.21 As the number of vaccines continue to increase by the day Cyprus is now completely out of lockdown. The normal distancing and maximum numbers for certain activities are in place but generally Cyprus is fully open.
Over 82% of the population of Cyprus have now received a first vaccination and over 80% have received their second vaccination.
All working staff are tested on a weekly basis and Cyprus is completing up to 70,000 tests per day which is the highest % per population in Europe. New cases are currently around 100 per day now with a daily positivity rate of only 0.1- 0.3%.
Diving and Dive boats have been allowed to operate again fully since May.
Both the airports in Cyprus are fully open.
Please contact us for the latest information and full details.
20.10.21 - Pissouri where we are located has only had a small number of reported cases of Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic.
The Dive Centre and our equipment are fully cleaned, serviced and fully sanitized in line with local, European and National Diving authority guidelines in relation to COVID-19 including DAN Europe. There are also specific guidelines to follow in relation to sanitizing equipment after each use, with particular attention to regulators, suits, masks, snorkels and BCD’s. Post lockdown a maximum of 6 people at a time are allowed in the Dive Centre with distancing also in operation. Self disinfecting products are readily available with regular temperature checks and the use of masks also readily available.
!!! IMPORTANT UPDATE to our Terms & Conditions
- FROM 20th April 2020 - Due to the current COVID-19 situation; !!!
For the forseeable future all bookings will not be subject to our normal Terms and Conditions with regard to non-refundable deposits. In any ongoing new communications during our customers enquiries bookings can be made with no deposit required. All other bookings where a deposit is paid then that deposit is 100% refundable if it is anyway affected by proven future problems with COVID-19 (flight cancellations, holiday operator cancellations, local and international restrictions on movements, hotel cancellations etc). This is updated to give our customers more future confidence in making their required bookings. The only exemption is for course materials supplied which can be used anyway at a future date.