Checking a Scuba Dive Shop in Thailand

The reefs beckon, the dolphins and rays and turtles are calling your name. Your favorite airline has just announced a fantastic fare to Thailand.

Each dive area has a kit bag full of dive operations, but which ones are safe? Referrals are best, but you don't have any.

What do you look for when scouting out a dive operation?

David Chandler, PADI Instructor in Pattaya, recommends: