The largest association of recreational scuba divers in the world, DAN is supported by membership dues and donations. DAN’s mission is to help divers in need of medical emergency assistance and to promote dive safety through research,education, products and diving services.
The benefits of DAN membership include emergency medical evacuation assistance through DAN TravelAssist, a subscription to Alert Diver magazine and access to DAN’s insurance services.
Membership dues include TravelAssist, a subscription to Alert Diver magazine and a number of other valuable benefits, including eligibility to join the ranks of prepared divers with DAN’s exclusive dive accident insurance program.
For an additional $20 per year, you can add as many eligible family members to your membership as you desire.
The DAN Student Membership program is created especially for new entry-level dive students. This free program introduces students to what DAN has to offer, provides some protection during the certification process and offers select benefits to enjoy during training. Have some peace of mind while you are learning to dive, and enroll today.
DAN is divers helping divers, and your DAN membership helps you, too. For only $35+ per year ($55+ per year for a family), you get a host of great benefits while supporting DAN’s mission of providing emergency medical assistance and promoting dive safety.
As a DAN Member, you automatically receive DAN TravelAssist and up to $100,000 of evacuation assistance coverage. This benefit is effective for both diving and nondiving medical emergencies. Evacuation coverage begins when you travel on a trip at least 50 miles (80 km) from home and call the DAN Emergency Hotline (+1-919-684-9111) for assistance or evacuation.
Alert Diver Magazine
Alert Diver is DAN’s quarterly magazine. Each issue is a must-read reference, with topics including dive-related medical and research information, underwater photography, dive travel and marine environmental issues. If you want to receive Alert Diver, you must be a DAN Member. The magazine’s interactive online companion, AlertDiver.com, provides new and bonus content between issues.
DAN Dive and Travel Medical Guide
With extensive coverage of diving safety and health issues and the latest information on dive travel safety, the updated DAN Dive and Travel Medical Guide is an essential tool for prevention, identification and treatment of diving injuries. It’s an automatic benefit of DAN membership.
Worldcue® Planner Real-Time Travel Intelligence® Resource
DAN Members get access to Worldcue® Planner, the same travel intelligence resource used by top government officials, corporate executives and travel agents to enhance travel plans and avoid potential difficulties while traveling. Simply login to your DAN account and click the “Resources” tab.
DAN offers informative, web-based seminars to allow divers to learn about diving and dive medicine in the comfort of their own home. These seminars are available only to DAN Members.
Additional DAN Member Opportunities
DAN Dive Accident Insurance Program
DAN offers three plans with no mileage restrictions when you use your dive accident or injury coverage. (Additional fees apply.)
DAN Travel Insurance Program
DAN travel insurance provides you with 24/7 access to protection for trip cancellation and interruption, travel delay and much more. Travel insurance is available online only. (Additional fees apply.)
DAN Dive Equipment Insurance Program
Senn, Dunn, Marsh and Roland offers equipment coverage exclusively to DAN Members. Equipment insurance is available online only. (Additional fees apply. Available to U.S. residents only.)
Your membership dues support a variety of programs for all divers:
DAN Emergency Hotline (+1-919-684-9111)
DAN Medical Information Line (+1-919-684-2948)
Dive medical research
Training, safety and educational programs
Outreach programs such as:
Recompression Chamber Assistance Program
Diver IDentification System (DIDS)
Oxygen Grant Program
AED Matching Grant Program