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#259634 - 12/13/07 01:32 AM thinking ahead
mrockl Offline
I plan on dropping down to the lovely isle in February to get my vitamin D levels up and do some diving. Anybody got any advice on shipping gear etc ahead to the place we're staying (Belzian shores)?
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#259641 - 12/13/07 01:59 AM Re: thinking ahead [Re: mrockl]
SimonB Offline
If you're staying somewhere else in country first and want to send your gear on ahead you can probably make arrangements with Belizean Shores. Otherwise you'll probably pass out when you see the cost of shipping from outside the country. Nevermind the fact that you'll have to deal with customs and all kinds of other issues.

#259644 - 12/13/07 02:24 AM Re: thinking ahead [Re: SimonB]
reaper Offline
What a coincidence...I plan on "dropping down to the lovely isle in February" also! Many times actually!!!!

#259649 - 12/13/07 02:45 AM Re: thinking ahead [Re: reaper]
Sun&sand Offline
Yeah Reaper...can't wait to see you float down to the ground, all smiles. I always enjoy watching you, especially when you jump outta planes.
Live so that when you arise in the A.M, Satan shudders & says..
'Oh sh t..she's awake!'

#259808 - 12/14/07 04:29 PM Re: thinking ahead [Re: Sun&sand]
mrockl Offline
thanks Simon, guess we'll just drag everything along! Reaper, we'll be down 2/7 - 17. Will we get to see you falling out of a prefectly good airplane?
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#259811 - 12/14/07 05:06 PM Re: thinking ahead [Re: mrockl]
reaper Offline
We will just miss. I'll be down Feb. 20- March 3. Extend your trip!

#259817 - 12/14/07 06:11 PM Re: thinking ahead [Re: reaper]
Sun&sand Offline
Woohoo....you will be there for my birthday (2/20). I think that calls for a drink, don't you?
Live so that when you arise in the A.M, Satan shudders & says..
'Oh sh t..she's awake!'

#259852 - 12/14/07 09:59 PM Re: thinking ahead [Re: Sun&sand]
ScubaLdy Offline
Personally I would not like to be separated from my dive gear. It is risky enough just having it put in the cargo hold of the same plane I am on.
As someone else mentioned, if you are traveling inland prior to coming to the island you might want to ship it over on Tropic Air and have Belizean Shores pick it up for you. Even that has its risks.
Take only pictures leave only bubbles

#259952 - 12/16/07 02:28 AM Re: thinking ahead [Re: ScubaLdy]
mrockl Offline
Wasn't planning on sending anything valuable ScubaLdy - mask, fins and snorkle along w/ a few other sundries. Sounds like too much work for value though. Any tips on what's up w/ diving?
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#259956 - 12/16/07 05:25 AM Re: thinking ahead [Re: mrockl]
seashell Offline
"what's up w/ diving?"

It's all about going down.

A fish and a bird can fall in love, but where will they build their nest?

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