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What is a fair price for a properly given full Open Water Diver course?
BubblesLeb - 8/07/2013 3:41 AM
Category: Survey
Replies: 39

Taking into consideration that the course includes training materials (book, logbook, DVD...), academic presentations, pool & open water dives (shore or boat), equipment rental and certification.
Diver_Down - 1/25/2016 9:25 AM
[Choose #2] If you factor in the instructor’s time and expenses they really aren’t being compensated very much for the service given. I believe anything under $450 is devaluing the service and most likely the student will get less than they deserve.
VicFLA - 9/17/2014 8:33 AM
[Choose #4] Depends on the instructor. I’ve seen some newly minted divers who really should get their money back.
USACMASDiver - 6/17/2014 9:50 AM
[Choose #3] $400 seems pretty universal. I have seen cheaper, but this is a service, an educational service, if you want cheaper, that is exactly what you will get.
DonL - 4/01/2014 12:30 PM
[Choose #4] Paid $30 in 1970 and that included a check out boat dive to Catalina, today I would expect to pay around $350
Pixel - 9/08/2013 4:48 AM
[Choose #2] We paid about R4500 (approx $8 to the R) 5yrs ago for open water & it included everything from gear to dives. 2 shore dives & 2 boat dives.
keller34 - 8/08/2013 8:57 AM
[Choose #4] I paid $99 for my class, made my own Logbooks, and this included rental gear. Did have to pay for the dive locations to do the dives and pool.
BigTex1836 - 8/07/2013 4:35 PM
[Choose #3] $350 to 450 if Shore. I would consider a little more if the check outs were on two boat trips....depending on where they are held.