Required Travel Documents
All travelers to the Bahamas need a passport. Check with the Bahamas Embassy
for visa requirements if citizenship is not U.S.
***Latin American Citizens traveling to the Bahamas: Travelers over age one must provide a YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION CERTIFICATE, if they are coming from countries with the risk of infection such as Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and Venezuela. Travelers must be vaccinated 10 days before entering The Bahamas. Information can be found on the following sites: Bahamas Embassy and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
***Latin American Citizens traveling to the Cuba:
Travelers over nine months of age must provide a YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION CERTIFICATE, if they are coming from countries with the risk of infection such as Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and Venezuela. Travelers must be vaccinated 10 days before entering Cuba. Information can be found on the following site: International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers
All travelers*** to Cuba need a passport, valid for at least six months after the date of entry. Check with the Cuban Embassy for visa if citizenship is not U.S.
For U.S. citizens, please read the travel affidavit requirements for entry.
Visas are issued at your home (U.S.) airport at time of airport check-in.
IMPORTANT: We can arrange ground transportation for our Bahamas boats. Please visit the Bahamas Ground Transfers
page of our website for more details.
For Cuba dive cruises
, the transfer bus from Havana to Port Jucaro, where the All Star Avalon II is docked, only picks up passengers at two Havana hotels - Hotel Iberostar Parque Central and Melia Habana - Miramar Oceanfront Hotel, shown here
Guests staying at any other location will need to take a taxi to one of these hotels for their transfer to the vessel. Please arrive well in advance to not miss the bus.
Pickups from Havana are in the early morning (approximately 8:00am) and arrive at the vessel by mid-to-late afternoon (3:30-5:30pm). This trip from Havana to the dock is 6-7 hours long and the cost is approximately $100.00, depending on the number of passengers.
Local Hotel Accommodations
IMPORTANT: If you are arriving the day before or departing the day after your dive trip, please enter your pre-trip or post-trip hotel below.
If you have not yet made local hotel reservations, visit your boat's Trip Info page (links below). Here, you will find details on ground transfers, local hotels, checklists and other helpful information:
Cuba - All Star Avalon II
IMPORTANT: U.S. Restricts Cuban Businesses
The U.S. Department of State maintains a list of sanctioned Cuban businesses. U.S. citizens are prohibited from engaging in financial transactions with those on the list. If you choose not stay at one of the two recommended hotels above, please reference this list before booking a hotel or shopping in Old Havana.
Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free are pretty easy to work with as well as allergies so let us know if you require special meals. Please remember that you are participating in an adventure travel vacation that is occurring in a remote part of the world. Many of the modern conveniences, brands and pre-packaged goods we use at home are not available in remote destinations. As such, many special requests that are very specific are difficult to accommodate.
Finally, if you are celebrating a birthday, anniversary, or other special life event please let us know.
Bahamas - Aqua Cat - payment for nitrox can be made on board.
Cuba - All Star Avalon II - pay in advance with final payment. Fee is $130.00 per week per diver.
Indonesia - All Star Aurora - payment for nitrox can be made on board. Fee is $12.00 per day.
Indonesia - All Star Velocean - nitrox is included.
Philippines - All Star Infiniti - payment for nitrox can be made on board. Fee is $125.00 per week per diver.
Philippines - All Star Stella Maris - nitrox is included.
Equipment Rental Information
I understand rental charges will be paid on board.
Dive Instruction Request
I understand instruction fees will be paid on board.
I understand instruction fees will be paid on board.
Medical Information - links needed
Detail medical conditions and any medications you will have with you on board that All Star Liveaboards should be aware.
Please download and complete the Medical Form
if you plan to participate in any of our onboard courses.
If you answer YES to any questions, then a doctor must sign off to allow you to participate.
Travel and Dive Insurance
We recommend purchasing travel and dive insurance for your trip. In order to maintain our reasonable cost and high level of service, we do not automatically insure your trip against the adverse affects of weather or other factors beyond our control. Your holiday represents a significant investment, and unforeseen circumstances such as injury or sickness, airline issues, and family emergencies can easily affect your ability to travel.
For information on travel and dive insurance, visit: Diveassure | Travelex
Dive insurance is required in Cuba. Proof of certificate of diving accident insurance is required.
All divers must purchase dive accident insurance. Travel protection insurance is also recommended to help protect you and your trip investment. For more information and to purchase dive and travel insurance, Click here.
Will you have purchased dive insurance?
Please bring your diver's insurance card with your policy number with you on the dive trip.