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February 2000 Vol. 15, No. 2   RSS Feed for Undercurrent Issues
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Tips for Diving Cozumel

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Rates: Rates in Cozumel are pretty competitive, except for high-end or specialized diving, and these tend to be better than prices elsewhere. Check for extra fees for southern dive sites, park and chamber daily fees ($2 and $1 respectively), and other services.

Money: The best exchange rate is using your ATM card at the many downtown banks. A couple even let you select dollars or pesos. Exchange rates in stores and hotels are often no bargain.

Transportation Tip: When you arrive at the airport, you need to purchase a ticket for the official van service. You are not allowed to take a taxi, so unless you are being met, ask for the camionetas (com-yeoh-net-uhs).

Health Tip: Drink bottled or purified water. Mosquitoes are common during the rainy season (June - October), and there is dengue fever on the island. If you feel very achy, fatigued, and have a headache when you get back home, to tell your physician you have been on the Caribbean coast where dengue fever has been reported.

Island Photo-Video: Same-day E-6 processing, u/w camera rentals and repairs (official Nikonos photo center and Sea and Sea rentals), professional photo and videos, instruction at the Hotel La Ceiba near the International Pier. Phone 52- 987-25833, fax 52-987-20065, e-mail, website Same day print film processing at Omega Photo, near Morgans Restaurant. This is one of several outlets but has been the most reliable and consistent the operator is familiar with what underwater photos should look like!

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