When you are looking for dive equipment in Key Largo, you have several options on how to get your equipment. Usually, for people that are visiting the area, renting your equipment is typically the best option. That is because transporting the equipment can be a troublesome process. It could be expensive to get everything to where you need it, and it is simply easier to just rent the equipment and return it when you are done.
To rent dive equipment, certifications are required in the state of Florida. This is something that can be done with a dive company, taking classes, and getting certified to dive. Florida requires this so that divers are ready, experienced and prepared for the exciting world of diving.
What to Expect With Rental Companies
When you rent the equipment that you are using for your dive or multiple dives, then usually you will have a few choices. If you also rent a boat and get a guided tour of the best dive locations, then you will usually get the equipment necessary free or at a lesser charge. On top of that, you will have access to all of the secret spots that you will have a hard time finding on your own. You will also have a boat included in the fee to get you to your location and a couple of dive instructors with you in case there are problems while you are out at sea.
The other option is to just rent the equipment on its own. Sometimes you may find that certain pieces of the equipment are not available to you with this option. The dive equipment in Key Largo rental location may want to make sure that the equipment stays on site for their personal customers. You will also notice that the rental rates are a bit higher than you get without the boat rental at the same time. Then you have the boat costs which comes separate, after all if you did not bring your equipment with you then you likely did not bring your boat either.
Certifications are a Must
One thing that is a must for all rental equipment is certifications. In other words, if you cannot prove that you are able to use the equipment safely, you will not be able to rent the equipment. This is in place for two reasons. First off, the company does not want to be responsible for your death. Secondly if you are wearing the equipment when you perish because, you do not know how to properly use it, then the equipment is lost to them as well, and they will not be able to rent it out again. Be safe and responsible, make sure that you are ready for your dive prior to making it.
At Key Largo Dive Center, we are focused on your diving desires. We have a spacious 34 foot boat, and we only take six divers per trip to give you a more personalized experience. Renting dive equipment in Key Largo is a great experience with Key Largo Dive Center.