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PLANET TRAVEL IS HIRING!

Planet Travel Holidays is expanding and we are looking for new staff members to fill three exciting vacancies!

How to learn to dive

Ever wanted to explore the underwater world? To visit coral reefs, wreck sites and swim with the colourful creatures of the deep? Then learning to dive is definitely for you.

Woohoo…We have just launched our new website!

So after months in the planning we are excited to announce that we have just relaunched our new look desktop and mobile site. This follows closely on the heals of the re-branding and launch of our blog at the start of 2016. This is stage one of a completely new platform that will be rolling […]

Diving with hammerheads

One of the most extraordinary and beguiling animals in the ocean, the hammerhead belongs to the most maligned underwater family: the shark. Their unusual shape and unique movements often enthral divers lucky enough to share waters with them. And like their close cousins the whale shark, they’ve become one of the most in demand animals […]

Dive Holidays for Singles

Now a growing trend, singles holidays are available all over the world, from Cayman Island resorts to Red Sea Liveaboard adventures. But, with dive holidays, there’s no real need to opt for one of these ‘specialist singles holidays’ and subject yourself to speed-dating evenings and awkward conversations, as scuba diving lends its-self naturally to pairing […]

Becoming an Assistant Diving Instructor

If you wouldn’t mind having a Maldives Liveaboard as your office, or living on the shores of the Red Sea for a few seasons, then why not consider training to be an Assistant Diving Instructor? A natural progression from Divemaster status, Assistant Instructor is the first stage in the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC), which […]

Red Sea or Maldives Diving Holiday?

Red Sea Diving holidays and Maldives Diving holidays have a reputation for offering some of the best scuba experiences on the planet. But how can you choose between the two? Online reviews are all well and good, but if a certain resort doesn’t meet a guest’s individual tastes, or if they happen to visit during […]

A Guide to Egypt’s Red Sea resorts

Manta rays and squirrel fish, whale sharks and hammerheads, coral gardens and canyons, world-famous wrecks and submarine sinkholes…booking a dive trip to the Red Sea is a bit of a no-brainer, but with so many resorts to choose from, it can be hard to know where to start. Each resort has its own special charm, […]

Taking Great Underwater Photos

Minute molluscs, gigantic gorgonians, rusting wrecks, stone-grey sharks, kaleidoscope corals… there’s no doubt that the underwater world presents some of the most spectacular scenes on the planet, but catching it all on camera is another matter entirely. And, whether you’re preparing for a week-long Red Sea Liveaboard or are planning a couple of shore-dives on […]

Shark Diving Holidays

Sharks can be experienced all over the world, whether you’re on a Maldives Diving holiday, snorkelling in South Africa or cage diving in the US. But, if you have particular goals in mind, you’ll need to make sure that the location you’re heading to is visited by the right type of sharks and that you’re […]