Dive Travel Tips

Dive travel tips for scuba divers and underwater photographers, including how to pack camera gear.

Don't leave your housing at home, take it with you and get some great shots on your next non-dive vacation!
By Brent Durand

Underwater Photography On A Non-Diving Vacation

Brent Durand
Don't leave your housing at home, take it with you and get some great shots on your next non-dive vacation!

Underwater Photography On A Non-Diving Vacation

Don't leave your housing at home, take it with you and get some great shots on your next non-dive vacation!

By Brent Durand

 

SUPPORT THE UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY GUIDE:

The Best Service & Prices on u/w Photo Gear

 

Visit Bluewater Photo & Video for all your underwater photography and video gear. Click, or call the team at (310) 633-5052 for expert advice!

 


The Best Pricing, Service & Expert Advice to Book your Dive Trips

 

Bluewater Travel is your full-service scuba travel agency. Let our expert advisers plan and book your next dive vacation. Run by divers, for divers.

 


Experienced traveler shares her most useful travel tips for divers and underwater photographers.
By Carin Kiphart

Top 10 Tips for Dive Travel

Carin Kiphart
Experienced traveler shares her most useful travel tips for divers and underwater photographers.

 Top 10 Tips for Dive Travel

Experienced dive traveler and underwater photographer shares her most useful travel tips

By Carin Kiphart

SUPPORT THE UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY GUIDE:

The Best Service & Prices on u/w Photo Gear

 

Visit Bluewater Photo & Video for all your underwater photography and video gear. Click, or call the team at (310) 633-5052 for expert advice!

 


The Best Pricing, Service & Expert Advice to Book your Dive Trips

 

Bluewater Travel is your full-service scuba travel agency. Let our expert advisers plan and book your next dive vacation. Run by divers, for divers.

 


An approach to packing your checked and carry-on camera gear
By Mark Strickland

Packing Strategies for Traveling Photographers

Packing Strategies for the Traveling Underwater Photographer
Mark Strickland
An approach to packing your checked and carry-on camera gear

Checked Bags

To an extent, excess luggage problems can usually be overcome by paying for extra bags or paying luggage over-weight fees.  Or, you could upgrade to business class, which usually includes more liberal luggage allowances. Of course this approach will cost you, either in cash or miles or both.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mark Strickland is the friendly store manager at Bluewater Photo.  Be sure to give him a call if you have any questions. His life-long interest in the sea has included over 10,000 dives and careers as lifeguard, boat captain and scuba instructor. His passion for underwater photography has led him to many top dive locales, including Virgin Islands, Australia, and Thailand, where he spent 17 years as Cruise Director on a series of live-aboards. www.markstrickland.com

SUPPORT THE UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY GUIDE:

The Best Service & Prices on u/w Photo Gear

 

Visit Bluewater Photo & Video for all your underwater photography and video gear. Click, or call the team at (310) 633-5052 for expert advice!

 


The Best Pricing, Service & Expert Advice to Book your Dive Trips

 

Bluewater Travel is your full-service scuba travel agency. Let our expert advisers plan and book your next dive vacation. Run by divers, for divers.

 


By Ridlon Kiphart

Dive Travel: Making a List

Ridlon Kiphart

Dive Travel: The Importance of a List

Make sure you have everything for your next underwater photography adventure

By Ridlon Kiphart

 

SUPPORT THE UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY GUIDE:

The Best Service & Prices on u/w Photo Gear

 

Visit Bluewater Photo & Video for all your underwater photography and video gear. Click, or call the team at (310) 633-5052 for expert advice!

 


The Best Pricing, Service & Expert Advice to Book your Dive Trips

 

Bluewater Travel is your full-service scuba travel agency. Let our expert advisers plan and book your next dive vacation. Run by divers, for divers.

 


Is a liveboard right for you?

Liveaboards & Resorts for Underwater Photographers

By Ridlon Kiphart

SUPPORT THE UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY GUIDE:

The Best Service & Prices on u/w Photo Gear

 

Visit Bluewater Photo & Video for all your underwater photography and video gear. Click, or call the team at (310) 633-5052 for expert advice!

 


The Best Pricing, Service & Expert Advice to Book your Dive Trips

 

Bluewater Travel is your full-service scuba travel agency. Let our expert advisers plan and book your next dive vacation. Run by divers, for divers.

 


By Ridlon Kiphart

Etiquette on Liveaboards and at Resorts

Ridlon Kiphart

 The Chef is Spitting in Your Soup

Etiquette on liveaboards and at diving resorts

By Ridlon Kiphart

SUPPORT THE UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY GUIDE:

The Best Service & Prices on u/w Photo Gear

 

Visit Bluewater Photo & Video for all your underwater photography and video gear. Click, or call the team at (310) 633-5052 for expert advice!

 


The Best Pricing, Service & Expert Advice to Book your Dive Trips

 

Bluewater Travel is your full-service scuba travel agency. Let our expert advisers plan and book your next dive vacation. Run by divers, for divers.

 


Essential guide for underwater photographers, on beating the airline's bagage fees
By Ridlon Kiphart

Beating Airline Baggage fees, part 2

Ridlon Kiphart
Essential guide for underwater photographers, on beating the airline's bagage fees

Underwater Photographer’s guide to Beating Airline Baggage Fees – Part Two

 

SUPPORT THE UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY GUIDE:

The Best Service & Prices on u/w Photo Gear

 

Visit Bluewater Photo & Video for all your underwater photography and video gear. Click, or call the team at (310) 633-5052 for expert advice!

 


The Best Pricing, Service & Expert Advice to Book your Dive Trips

 

Bluewater Travel is your full-service scuba travel agency. Let our expert advisers plan and book your next dive vacation. Run by divers, for divers.

 


By Randy Harwood

Liveaboard or Resort Diving?

Randy Harwood

Liveaboard Diving vs. Resort Diving

What’s better for underwater photography, land-based or live-aboard diving?

By Randy Harwood

SUPPORT THE UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY GUIDE:

The Best Service & Prices on u/w Photo Gear

 

Visit Bluewater Photo & Video for all your underwater photography and video gear. Click, or call the team at (310) 633-5052 for expert advice!

 


The Best Pricing, Service & Expert Advice to Book your Dive Trips

 

Bluewater Travel is your full-service scuba travel agency. Let our expert advisers plan and book your next dive vacation. Run by divers, for divers.

 


By Ridlon Kiphart

Baggage Fees

Ridlon Kiphart

Baggage Fees for Underwater Photographers and Dive Travel

A very brief history of airline baggage fees

By Ridlon Kiphart

SUPPORT THE UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY GUIDE:

The Best Service & Prices on u/w Photo Gear

 

Visit Bluewater Photo & Video for all your underwater photography and video gear. Click, or call the team at (310) 633-5052 for expert advice!

 


The Best Pricing, Service & Expert Advice to Book your Dive Trips

 

Bluewater Travel is your full-service scuba travel agency. Let our expert advisers plan and book your next dive vacation. Run by divers, for divers.

 


Ridlon shares his thoughts on how best to choose your next destination
By Ridlon Kiphart

Choosing a Dive Destination, Part 2

Ridlon Kiphart
Ridlon shares his thoughts on how best to choose your next destination

Choosing a Dive Destination for the Underwater Photographer

Part 2

By Ridlon Kiphart

SUPPORT THE UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY GUIDE:

The Best Service & Prices on u/w Photo Gear

 

Visit Bluewater Photo & Video for all your underwater photography and video gear. Click, or call the team at (310) 633-5052 for expert advice!

 


The Best Pricing, Service & Expert Advice to Book your Dive Trips

 

Bluewater Travel is your full-service scuba travel agency. Let our expert advisers plan and book your next dive vacation. Run by divers, for divers.

 


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