1913G FAQ

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Can I get a single room?

Yes, there are a limited number of single rooms available. However, there is a single supplement fee of $725 required for a single room, which is due with final payment. Please note that if a participant does not want OR does not have a roommate, there a single supplement fee is required.

When should I schedule my arrival in Israel?

Each participant should schedule their arrival in Israel in order to meet at the Gilgal Hotel in Tel Aviv by 6PM.

NOTE: In order to arrive in time, you must schedule your departure from the USA no later than September 18, giving close attention to arrival times in Israel. Be aware that some September 18 departures will not arrive in Israel until September 20. If you need/desire to arrive earlier than September 19, 2019, we can make hotel arrangements for you for an additional fee.

When should I schedule my departure from Israel?

The last tour event is scheduled for late afternoon on Thursday, September 26, 2019. All participants will have access to their hotel room until 10:00AM, September 27, 2019.

You may schedule your departure for late PM on September 26 through September 27, 2019.

Regardless of the time of your departure, you must check out of the hotel by 10:00AM, September 27, 2019. If you need/desire to stay longer, there will be an additional charge.

How can I get from the airport to the hotel or from the hotel to the airport in Tel Aviv?

Each participant is responsible for the cost of their airport transfers from the airport and back to the airport in Tel Aviv. You should budget approximately $25 each way.

Upon arrival in Tel Aviv, you can take a shared or private taxi to the Gilgal Hotel.

To get back to the airport from Jerusalem, you can ask the hotel desk to request Nesher Sherut to pick you up at a designated time. The shuttle van will pick you up near the hotel and take you to the airport departure entrance. This is a shared-van, so you may have a number of stops on the way to the airport in order to pick up other passengers.

What are our accommodations?

Gilgal Hotel – Tel Aviv (1 night)
En Gev Resort – Sea of Galilee (2 nights)
David Dead Sea – Dead Sea (1)
Gloria  Hotel – Jerusalem (4 nights)

*Hotels are subject to change without notice

What is the Cancellation Policy for this tour?

To review the Cancellation Policy for this tour, please go to the Cancellation Policy. Also, see the Terms and Conditions.

Are all tips and taxes included?

All tips and taxes are included. A generous tip for drivers, guides, and servers is included in the tour price, but if you appreciate the service provided you are certainly welcome to leave an additional tip on the table or add to the amount provided for the guide and driver at the end of the trip.

What out-of-pocket expenses should I expect?

Lunches will be approximately $20 each day. Soft drinks and ice cream cost about $2-3 each. Bottled water is $1-3, and will be available on the bus each day. You can spend from $1 to $1,000s on souvenirs and collectibles. If you are interested in visiting the diamond factory, please inform your guide so that he can make arrangements.

How much walking will we be doing?

The average day includes approximately 3-5 miles of walking. This is not done in a single walk; rather it is done in small increments throughout the day, and you will have opportunities to rest along the way.

Please begin preparing for this element of the tour now. Start by doing small walks, then slowly build up your distance. Also, include some inclines (hills or stairs) in your routine.

Other questions?

Please contact Craig Dunning at any of the contact points provided in the box at the top right of this page.

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