Red Sea Aggressor - Red Sea

  • Guests 20 divers
  • Rooms 3 Master State rooms and 7 Deluxe Staterooms
  • Restaurants Main deck dining room serving buffet meals
  • Food and Drinks Complimentary limited selection of local beer/wine
  • Facilities On board photo centre
  • Diving Up to 5 dives/day (depending on itin)
  • Diving Extras Courses and equipment available - please ask at booking
  • Internet Access No - patchy mobile phone coverage

About Red Sea Aggressor

The Aggressor Fleet are world known for the attentive service and standards of their liveaboards, and now the Aggressor difference can be experienced in the Red Sea. Built and powered for comfort, safety and stability she is a perfect companion when exploring the southern Red Sea, with up to 5 dives a day!

The Red Sea Aggressor sleeps a maximum of 20 guests , split over 3 decks. 2 of the 3 Master staterooms, each with a queen bed, are found on the upper sun deck and the 3rd in on the main deck. The 7 Deluxe staterooms, each with two twin beds are below decks. All of the cabins have en suite and AC. Please do confirm your cabin grade at the time of booking.

The yacht has a beautiful spacious salon, with dining area on the main deck, complete photo/video centre. This is where all of your meals are served - Aggressor are famed for the quality of their on board cuisine, including a limited selection of local beer and wine, which is complimentary. The is a large sun deck with shading, Jacuzzi, chaise lounges and deck chairs and bar . The Red Sea Aggressor operates from the yacht marina of Port Ghalib. Port Ghalib is a beautiful and safe community with many restaurants and shops perfect for the first evening or last day.

Master State rooms

One queen bed, 60" x 78" inches, port hole, mirrored wardrobe, bathrobes, hairdryer, fresh towels, AC units, private ensuite bath. Each stateroom has a 23-inch flat screen TV offering a selection of 400 movies, TV shows and documentaries.

Deluxe state rooms

Two single beds, 35" x 78" and 38" x 82" inches, porthole view, mirrored wardrobe, bathrobes, hairdryer, fresh towels, AC units and private ensuite bath. Each stateroom has a 23-inch flat screen TV offering a selection of 400 movies, TV shows and documentaries.

Dinning Saloon

Boat layout

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2017-02-22 14:15:15

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Frequently Asked Questions

Location

The Red Sea is between 4-5 hours flying time direct from the UK. Scuba Travel have over 20 year's experience in the Red Sea and have carefully selected a fleet of luxury liveaboards and superb hotels that meet our exacting standards. Explore the sheer beauty of the Red Sea on a Red Sea liveaboard from North to South. Sharm el Sheikh, Hurghada and El Gouna are popular resort locations, whilst Marsa Alam, El Quesir and Hamata are perfect for those looking for quiet escapism.

Weather and Climate

Fine weather is the order of the day pretty much throughout the year, with rainfall quite rare and short lived. The hottest time of the year is July – August with air temperatures over 30°C. Even in Egypt's so called ‘winter' the average rarely falls below 20°C. Water temperature varies from 20°C in February to 29°C in September. Please choose your exposure suit accordingly, depending on your personal preferences.

Travel

Flight options

As standard our holiday packages are based on flights from London Gatwick, direct to your Red Sea hub - Sharm el Shekh, Hurghada or Marsa Alam. Where possible, we are happy to offer regional departures, in particular Manchester. A supplement may apply for regional departures. Times and any applicable supplements will be confirmed by your travel consultant before you finalise your holiday.  Unfortunately, not all regional flight routings are compatible with liveaboard schedules. If you wish to make your own flight arrangements to Egypt, let us know and we can remove the cost of the international flights from your quote. Please do not confirm any flight arrangements yourself before your holiday is confirmed by us.

Stopovers

As flights are direct between the UK and Egypt, there are no stop over options available.

Arrange before you go

Visa requirements

All UK visitors to Egypt need an entry visa (valid for a 30 days). This can be obtained on arrival with cash payment. Save time and prebook your visa with Scuba Travel's prepaid visa service. It is your responsibility to ensure your passport is valid and you fulfil entry requirements. Regulations can change: please review current FCO advice: click here

Insurance

Scuba Travel requires all of our customers to have diving insurance. Please make sure that you have appropriate cover for your diving activities. We also strongly recommend you have travel insurance. It's worth taking out travel insurance once you have paid your deposit to ensure you are covered for unforeseen events and cancellation. Find out more about our combined dive and travel policy click here

Immunisations

Please speak to your local GP or check out the latest NHS advice on travel immunisations: click here

Preparing to fly

Seating

Most flights to Egypt are charter flights. This means seating is allocated at check in. For some carriers we are able to prebook leg room, window or aisle seats. Please speak to your travel consultant about availability and the current charges levied by your airline.

Check in

Charter airlines do not enable online check in for flights to Egypt. You must print your ticket coupon prior to travel. Do ensure you leave up to 3 hours, especially over busy travel periods.

Lounge

An airport lounge is a great way to start your holiday or to while away flight connections in comfort. Scuba Travel works with Lounge Pass to offer a huge range of affordable airport lounges around the world. click here

Parking

Prebook your airport parking to save money! If you have a long way to travel, why not also look at booking an airport hotel. These aren't as expensive as you might think. click here

What happens when I arrive?

On arrival in Egypt, you will need to clear immigration and collect your baggage. Our representative will be waiting either airside around the baggage carousel or in the arrivals hall. They will be holding a board with either Scuba Travel, your destination or your name on it. If you have prepaid for our visa service, you will be given your visa on arrival. If you have any issues at all locating your rep, please contact us. We have an emergency contact, manned by a member of the team here in the UK. Call 0044 7747 488 002. We will be able to help your rep locate you in the airport.

Transfers

Airport transfers are always included in your liveaboard or resort holiday package when using our flights. Our representatives will advise where to find your transfer outside of the airport. We try to keep transfer times as short as possible, with most being no more than 30mins travel time from the airport to the boat/hotel. If you have made your own flight arrangements to land in Egypt, please confirm at the time of booking if airport transfers are included or available at an additional cost

Departures

At the end of your holiday, your return transfer details will be advised locally. There is currently no departure tax leaving Egypt.

Info

Included in your holiday

Flights, transfers, accommodation on full board basis, 12l tanks and weights.

Excluded

Excluded from your package are any rental kit hire, nitrox or on board souvenirs. Soft drinks, speciality coffees and alcohol are all available on board - the boat will run a tab to pay at the end of the trip. Please see the on board extras tab for a more comprehensive list of local charges.  

Tipping

Tipping is entirely at your discretion. We do not make recommendations as to how much to tip. Should you wish to leave a tip for the guides and crew, it should reflect the level of service you have enjoyed.  

Currency

All onboard prices are in Euro, but Sterling, US Dollars are accepted (subject to onboard exchange rate). The boat has a card machine.

Phone coverage

Mobile phone signal in harbour only. A satellite phone available for incoming and outgoing calls for a fee.

Plugs and electricity

The voltage aboard the yacht is 220v and the plug sockets around the boat will accept European and American plugs.

Extras

Hire equipment

A full line of Aqua Lung Rental gear is available aboard including regulators, BCDs, Dive Computers, and Night Lights. (wetsuits not available) If any of your dive equipment fails while onboard, the crew will loan you equipment free of charge, compliments of Aqua Lung.

Extras

Red Sea Aggressor offers a wide range of courses on board. Please speak to your travel consultant for current course prices and options.

Souvenirs

There is a mini-boutique onboard with assorted t-shirts, and miscellaneous items. Due to limited availability, we recommend bringing extra batteries and memory cards for photos. The Red Sea Aggressor accepts cash, traveler’s checks, AMEX, Visa and MasterCard (no personal checks). They will charge you for all your purchases including the park and port fees on the last day of your charter when you arrive back to Port Ghalib.

Nitrox/Gas

Unlimited Nitrox is $100 for 7-nights

Payments

Deposits and Balances

Normally £250 deposit with full balance paid 90 days before departure.

Ways to pay

We charge 2% on credit card transactions but nothing on UK debit card payments. All non sterling card payments will be subject to the 2% surcharge. Alternatively, you are welcome to pay via bank transfer. Overseas transfers must add £6 to the sterling total to cover international handling fees.  We are not able to accept PayPal transactions. 

Group Payments

If you have booked as part of a group, you can still call and pay directly without needing to go via your group leader. Please have your trip reference number to hand to help us locate your holiday as quickly as possible. You will receive a transaction receipt - your group leader will forward your ATOL certificate and booking confirmation

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