The holidays are upon us, and ‘tis the season when the world seems to be just a little merrier. This December, we’re celebrating the connections diving creates underwater, between family and among friends with Connection Unfiltered.
Whether you’re celebrating this December or not, we want to show you how much we appreciate our community of passionate scuba divers and create some new divers while we’re at it. To help with that, we’re giving away four epic prizes on our social channels throughout December, one each week leading up to the end of the year. Keep reading for more information on how to enter to win.
Week 1: Get Your Friend Certified at the Six Senses Laamu, Maldives
Who wouldn’t want a luxury stay in paradise? To start your 2023 off with a bang, we’re giving away a stay for two people at the Six Senses Laamu in the Maldives! The best part? The stay includes an Open Water Diver course for your friend and free fun dives for you. From December 2nd until December 5th, show us or tell us why you want your friend, partner or family member to get certified in the Maldives by posting to your social media accounts with #LiveUnfiltered.
Prize: One Dive Resort stay at the Six Senses Laamu in the Maldives!! The winner will enjoy a 3-night stay for two people, including a PADI Open Water Diver course for one guest and fun dives for the other guest. In addition, both guests will benefit from wellness activities each day. (Exclusions apply)
How to Enter:
- Show us or tell us why you think your friend should take a PADI certification course in the Maldives by posting a video or photo on your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or TikTok feed.
- Use #LiveUnfiltered in the post and tag the relevant PADI and Six Senses Laamu account.
Start & Finish Dates: December 2, 2022 at 12:00AM PST through December 5, 2021 at 11:59PM PST
Week 2: Learn Underwater Photography with Pelican
The new year is just around the corner, so this is the perfect time to commit to learning something new in 2023. You already love scuba diving, so why not get into underwater photography? On December 6th, check out our Instagram post to enter for a chance to win the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer eLearning course, a Pelican Air 1535 Case and a GoPro camera. Your friend also has a chance to win a PADI Open Water Diver eLearning course to learn how to dive alongside you as you take amazing underwater photos.
Prize: One PADI Digital Underwater Photographer eLearning Course, One Pelican Air 153 Case, One PADI Open Water Diver eLearning Course & One GoPro camera.
How to Enter:
- Visit the @paditv Instagram on December 6 to find the giveaway post.
- Comment on the post to tell us your most memorable dive story that you wish you had on camera.
- The comment with the most likes wins, so be sure to share your comment with friends.
- Follow @paditv and @pelican on Instagram.
Start & Finish Dates: December 6, 2022 at 12:00AM PST through December 6, 2022 at 11:59PM PST
Week 3: Explore Connection Unfiltered with Garmin
For our third giveaway this December, we’ve partnered with Garmin to help you explore the underwater world and make more connections with friends, family and dive buddies. On December 13, visit the PADI Instagram page and find the giveaway post. Answer the trivia question for a chance to win a new dive computer for yourself and an Open Water Diver eLearning course for a friend.
How to Enter:
- Visit the @paditv or the @garmin Instagram pages on December 13 to find the giveaway feed post.
- Correctly answer the trivia question in the comments.
- Tag 2 friends.
- Follow @paditv and @garminoutdoor.
Start & Finish Dates: December 13, 2022 at 12:00AM PST through December 13, 2022 at 11:59PM PST
Take Your Family on a ‘Learn to Dive Holiday’ at a Beaches Resort
Whether you’re an avid diver or took a break from the sport when life got busy, getting your family underwater can be an amazing accomplishment. Having a diving family not only opens up a world of possibilities in terms of travel destinations, it also gives you, your partner and your kids something in common to talk about around the dinner table. From December 20th until December 23rd, show us the family (or group of friends – because family comes in all shapes and sizes) you want to get certified by posting to your social media accounts and using #LiveUnfiltered.
Prize: A four-day/three-night Beaches Resorts – The Luxury Included® Vacation for Everyone – stay for two adults and two children (age 15 and under) in a Deluxe/Luxury category room at any one of the three Beaches Resorts located in Turks & Caicos or Jamaica and two PADI Junior Open Water Diver Courses. Visit online at Beaches.com. Total Promotional Value = USD $4,888. (Exclusions apply)
How to Enter:
- Show us the family you want to get PADI certified on a Beaches Luxury Included® Vacation by:
- We’ll give bonus points for creativity during the judging process, so put some time and thought into your post!
Start & Finish Dates: December 20, 2022 at 12:00AM PST through December 23, 2022 at 11:59PM PST
We hope you’ll join us this merry season by visiting PADI’s social media channels and entering to win any of these amazing prizes! In the meantime, find out more about how you, your friends and your family can change their lives by becoming divers and learning to #LiveUnfiltered.