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Donít Count on Getting That Dive Trip Deposit Back

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It's an annoying thing that gnaws at the heart of a diver who has to cancel a trip: not getting your deposit back, even if you cancelled far in advance of the start date. It hurts even worse when the dive operator gets full fare from someone else who took your vacated spot.

Subscriber Ralph Bishop (Ithaca, NY) wrote us to complain about Big Fish Expeditions, a dive trip outfitter based in British Columbia. He had booked a trip to Scotland to dive with basking sharks, but had to cancel due to unforeseen retirement. Even though Bishop canceled more than six months in advance, Big Fish did not return his $500 deposit. "This despite the fact that the trip is sold out already, and doubtless they will sell my place," he says....

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