Kehillat Israel - Adventure in Israel

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Optional group flights to and from Tel Aviv as listed in the air section of this program (Taxes and fuel charges are included and are subject to change by the Airline).

10 nights’ accommodation at select hotels

9 days of touring in a luxury, air-conditioned bus with licensed, English speaking tour educator + walking our on Shabbat in Tel Aviv

1 group transfer and assistance from/to the airport

All site entrance fees and program fees as per itinerary

Meals: daily, breakfast, 3 lunches and 8 dinners

Field Representative throughout

2 Youth counselors throughout (1 per bus)

Portage at the airport and hotels


Costs:
Airfare: $1,780
Per person sharing a double room, land only: $5,169
Single supplement: $1,750 
Reduction for a child sharing as a 3rd in a room:-$1,040
Reduction for a Bar/Bat Mitzvah child sharing as a 3rd in a room: -$1,220
Estimated airfare on group flights: $1,750
 


Day One: Wednesday, July 18, 2018
DEPARTURE 

  • 2:30 p.m. Depart Los Angeles on El Al  flight #006.

Overnight: Flight


Day Two: Thursday, July 19, 2018
ARRIVAL 

  • 1:45 p.m. Arrive at Ben-Gurion International Airport.
  • Welcome by our representative and assistance with arrival formalities.
  • Meet your tour educators and transfer to Tel Aviv, known as the “city that never sleeps,” with its centers of culture, recreation and national history, great beaches and fine stores.
  • Welcome to Israel: Stop at the Jaffa Overlook for an introduction to Tel Aviv - and to our journey in Israel.
  • Check into the hotel and freshen up.
  • Meet in the lobby and depart for dinner.
  • Enjoy a welcome dinner in one of Tel Aviv's finest restaurants.
  • Israel 101: Opening and orientation with your tour educator and tour leaders.

Overnight: Tel Aviv


Day Three: Friday, July 20, 2018
TEL AVIV: THE FIRST HEBREW CITY 

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Combining Street Art, Language & Graffiti: Join a local artist resident, to explore the urban culture of the city.

Adults

  • Stroll down Rothschild Boulevard to view examples of the intriguing Bauhaus-style architecture from the 1930s; the local proliferation of the style won Tel Aviv recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage site and the nickname of ‘the White City'.

Youth with counselors

  • On the Streets of Tel Aviv - run along the streets of Tel Aviv during an interactive scavenger hunt, exploring the old and new sites of Tel Aviv from the times of the city on the sands to the start up capital of Israel, using the new Daat App.
  • Hoops to the Scoops - walk to the famous “Anita” Ice cream Parlor, for a session of delicious ice cream tasting of unique Israeli flavors

All

  • Israel at 70 - Against the Odds - Building a State: Visit Independence Hall, where David Ben-Gurion proclaimed the State of Israel on May 14th, 1948.
  • Wander along the Nachalat Binyamin pedestrian mall, with its bi-weekly crafts fair and eateries. Alongside is the colorful Carmel open-air market and across the way Sheinkin Street, with its hip cafés and funky chic shopping; lunch on own.
  • Enjoy time to prepare for Shabbat and use the hotel swimming pool or crash the waves of the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Meet in the hotel lobby for Shabbat candle lighting.
  • Kabbalat Shabbat services with Beit Tefilah Yisraeli at Tel Aviv Port, including music, prayer, dance and poetry.
  • Festive Shabbat dinner at the hotel.

Overnight: Tel Aviv


Day Four: Saturday, July 21, 2018/ Eve of Tisha B'Av
TEL AVIV 24/7 

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Optional Shabbat morning service overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.

Adults

  • This is My Tel Aviv - engage in a morning panel of leaders and social activists, who are representing different groups and ethnicities, such as the LGBTQ community, the social justice movement and the pluralistic religious groups.

Youth with counselors

  • Be an Israeli Scout - meet members of the Israeli scouts and learn how to build your own tent, new rope ties and more.

All

  • Shabbat lunch at the hotel.

Shabbat afternoon potions (choose 1)

  • Enjoy the rest of the afternoon at leisure with the chance to use the pool or swim in the ocean.
  • Chance to rent (on own account) a “green bike” and pedal your way along the boardwalk.
  • (With the guide) take a walking tour through colorful Neve Zedek, one of Tel Aviv's earliest neighborhoods. Today it is a cultural mecca, with many small boutiques and galleries, and the Suzanne Delal Dance and Theater Center.
  • From the Templers to the Hipsters: tour on own to the newly renovated Templers town of Sarona, now a hip and vibrant fashion and culinary center, including free time to stroll through the indoor food and spice market (on own account).
  • Visit on own account) to the Tel Aviv Museum of Art and explore the new wings dedicated to Israeli contemporary art.

All

  • Dinner at the hotel.
  • Ben Kodesh Lechol: Havdallah overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.
  • My City in Ruins - join a local community and recite the book of “Eicha”, followed by a talk of reflections and thoughts about destructions and renewal.

Overnight: Tel Aviv


Day Five: Sunday, July 22, 2018/ Tisha B'Av

THE MOSAIC OF ISRAEL  

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Check out of the hotel.

Adults

  • Walk through the museum at the Rabin Center, dedicated to the history of society and democracy in Israel. The life of the late Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin serves as a time-thread connecting the faces and events of modern Israeli history.

Youth with counselors

  • Follow the story of Israel's pre-state elite fighting force, the Palmach, while walking through a state of the art multimedia experience that allows a glimpse into the lives of extraordinary people at Beit Hapalmach (pending confirmation).

All

  • Depart Tel Aviv and drive along the coastal plain to Caesarea, one of the Land of Israel's most important cities in the Roman Period. Visit the Herodian Theater and the excavations along the Mediterranean shore, concluding with a visit to the ruined 900-year-old Crusader town.
  • Lunch on own en route.
  • Visit Atlit, site of a British internment camp for thousands of Jewish refugees who were caught attempting to immigrate to Israel during the British Mandatory period.
  • Continue though the Lower Galilee and meet with the Galilee Circus: The Galilee Circus, a youth circus for Jewish and Arab youth aged 6-18 years, is a moving display of intercultural cooperation. The visit includes participation in an informal workshop where the circus kids help the audience learn various juggling and balancing skills.
  • Visit Tiberias on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, numbered among the four Jewish holy cities in the land because of its connection with the codification of the Talmud some 1,600 years ago.
  • Enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee, followed by an Argentinean-style grill dinner at Decks, on the Sea of Galilee waterfront.
  • Check into the hotel.

Overnight: Kibbutz Hotel, Upper Galilee


Day Six: Monday, July 23, 2018
SERENITY, SECURITY & SWEETS IN THE NORTH 

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Walk through the Tel Dan Nature Reserve, located on the largest tributary of the Jordan River, and explore the ruins of the great Biblical city of Dan.
  • Take a Jeep or ATV tour off-road up the Golan Heights in the footsteps of Israeli soldiers and their battles in the Six-Day War. Enjoy the beautiful natural scenery and gain an insight into the strategic complexity of the Golan.
  • Visit a Druze village for a window into the unique world of the Israeli Druze community, with lunch on your own.
  • The panoramic views from Bental (overlooking the abandoned Syrian town of Kuneitra) give sharp insights into Israel's security situation on the Golan Heights, and the enormous challenges it faced in the 1973 Yom Kippur War, and the new threat from the north, ISIS.

Adults

  • Visit the Pelter Winery, a young family boutique winery on the Golan Heights; wine tasting is included.

Youth with Counsellors

  • Enjoy the culinary delight of a chocolate workshop at the De Karina Chocolate Factory on Kibbutz Ein Zivan.

All

  • Enjoy rafting or kayaking down the Jordan River.
  • Return to the hotel and freshen up.
  • Celebrating Israel at 70! Enjoy a BBQ dinner in an army base and engage in personal conversations at your table with the soldiers and commanders.
  • Return to the hotel.
  • Take some time for a group reflection with the group leaders.

Overnight: Kibbutz Hotel, Upper Galilee


Day Seven: Tuesday, July 24, 2018
SECURITY AND SPIRITUALITY IN THE NORTH 

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Check out of the hotel.
  • Living on the Edge: Look into Southern Lebanon from Kibbutz Misgav Am and discuss some of the issues relating to the security of communities in Northern Israel, including a dialogue with a kibbutz member.
  • Explore Tsfat, a center of Jewish mysticism for hundreds of years and a contemporary artists' colony, including:
    • Guided visit to the Ari, Caro or Abuhav Synagogues, each with its great stories and mystical messages.
    • A stroll through the quaint Artists' Colony, shop in the galleries and crafts shops and engage in dialogues with local artisans inspired by the messages of Kabbalah.
  • Optional: Engage in a musical session with the local “Agadata” band, playing Kabbalah inspired music on authentic musical instruments (supplemental cost).
  • Lunch on own en route.

During the visit to Tsfat, there will be an option to:

  • Visit the Rivka Ziv Hospital, and meet the doctors who are treating the wounded refugees from Syria.

All

  • Depart Tsfat and drive south to the Beit Shean Valley.

Adult (optional)

  • Visit the 1,500-year-old Beit Alfa Synagogue, with its beautiful mosaic floor, for an insight into Jewish spiritual life during the Byzantine period (located on Kibbutz Heftziba, at the foot of the Gilboa range).

Youth with Counsellors

  • Swim in the fresh water pools and natural springs at the Gan Hashlosha Nature Reserve (Sachne), situated at the foot of Mt. Gilboa

All

  • Drive southwards along the Jordan Valley, part of the enormous Syrian-African Rift.
  • Welcome to Jerusalem: Enter the vibrant and colorful ancient city of Jerusalem, and experience the convergence of the old and the new.
  • Stop at the Haas Promenade for an overlook of the Old and New City of Jerusalem, learn about the love and striving for Jerusalem from this unique spot and recite the traditional “shehechiyanu” blessing, followed by a L'chayim! .
  • Check into the hotel.
  • Stroll along the Ben-Yehuda Street and Nachalat Shiva pedestrian malls, joining the many Israelis out on the town, with dinner on own.

Overnight: Jerusalem


Day Eight: Wednesday, July 25, 2018
THE LAYERS OF JERUSALEM 

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Enter the Old City of Jerusalem and begin your day with a panoramic view of the city, from the top of the Tower of David Museum overlook.
  • Walk along the Ramparts of the Old City, and get off at Dung Gate.
  • Explore the excavations at the City of David, the very core of ancient Jerusalem, view the Gihon Spring and wade through the 2,700-year-old water tunnel of King Hezekiah (optional dry exit), followed by a walk through the recently opened Second Temple-period tunnel under the walls of the Old City, emerging in the Jerusalem Archaeological Park, including the Davidson Center, Robinson's Arch and the Southern Wall steps where Jewish pilgrims entered the Temple Mount 2,000 years ago.
  • Visit the Kotel (Western Wall) and experience the special atmosphere of this holy site, as you address your own personal prayer and reflection. .
  • Lunch on own and free time at the Cardo, the main street of 6th century Jerusalem.
  • Walking tour through the Jewish Quarter for visits to archaeological treasures and other highlights, among them:
  • A walk along the Rooftops of the Old City for a behind-the-scenes look at the various communities in Jerusalem and how they live alongside each other.
  • King Hezekiah's First Temple-period “Broad Wall”.
  • Hurva Square, the central square of the Jewish Quarter.

Adults

  • The Geopolitics of Jerusalem: Travel through the city of Jerusalem exploring some of the political and diplomatic complexities of recent years around the seam zone and its affect on the local communities with Danny Seidman, Attorney at law and founder of Ir Amim.

Youth with Counsellors

  • Through a new multimedia expedition - I Am Jerusalem - take a journey to the past, present and future of Jerusalem. Learn why Jerusalem is so important to Judaism, Islam and Christianity as you take a virtual ride through the streets, alleys, markets and attractions of the Old and New Cities.

All

  • Return to the hotel.

Adults

  • The Labyrinth of Israeli Politics: Dialogue with Reuven Hazan of the Political Science Department at Hebrew University.
  • Take some time for a group reflection with the group leaders.

Youth

  • Enjoy the hotel swimming pool.
  • Free time in the Mamilla pedestrian arcade, a very contemporary shopping area with a whiff of the past, located outside the Jaffa Gate of the Old City; dinner on own.
  • The Night Spectacular at the Tower of David Museum: The walls of the Citadel serve as a stage for a night-time show - a celebration of sight and sound - that depicts the story of Jerusalem.

Overnight: Jerusalem


Day Nine: Thursday, July 26, 2018
MEMORY & RENEWAL 

  • Breakfast at the hotel.

Adults

  • The Memory of the Holocaust in Contemporary Israeli Society: Dialogue with Holocaust scholar, Rachel Korazim.

Youth with counselors

  • The Visions of the New City- discover the fabulous story of Jerusalem's expansion beyond the Old City as you wander with your Da'at App from the Sir Moses Montefiore Windmill through the winding alleys of Yemin Moshe and Mishkenot Shaananim.

All

  • Drive through the Israeli ‘Capitol Hill' - along the Knesset - Israel's Parliament; the famous Menorah; the Supreme Court building; the Prime Minister's Office; the Israeli National Bank and the future site of the Israel National Library.

Adults

  • Visit the Yad Vashem complex, the Jewish National Memorial to the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust, including:
    • The Avenue of the Righteous
    • The Historical Museum
    • The Children's Memorial
    • A concluding Memorial Service

Children under 10 with counselors

  • Visit Ein Yael, an interactive, living museum, located on a 2,000-year-old archaeological site. There is the option of taking part in weaving, ceramics, painting and other crafts typical of life in ancient times.

All

  • Lunch on own en route.

Adults

  • Creating a Joint Future for Palestinians and Israelis: Meet with Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger, Ali Abu Awwad, and Shaul Judelman who all live in the Bethlehem / Gush Etzion area and together founded the Roots Coexistence Project. The Roots project draws Israelis and Palestinians who, despite living side by side, are separated by walls of fear - not just fear of each other, but also fear of the price of peace.

Youth (families)

  • Take part in an archaeological dig at the Beit Guvrin Caves and prepare to get your hands dirty as uncovering pottery from the Hellenistic period, 2,300 years ago, followed by a crawl through the Maresha Cave Labyrinth (crawling is optional). Beit Guvrin-Maresha National Park was recently recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

All

  • Return to Jerusalem.
  • Take some time for a group reflection with the group leaders.
  • Experience the sights, smells, and tastes of Jerusalem while walking through the Machaneh Yehuda open-air market, as the shutters go down, and the café's, bars and restaurants open to the young and hip crowed of Jerusalem, with dinner on own.

Overnight: Jerusalem


Day Ten: Friday, July 27, 2018
INTO THE BIBLICAL DESERT 

  • Early breakfast at the hotel.
  • Check out of the hotel and descend to the Dead Sea Basin, stopping first to ride camels through the desert in Biblical-style.
  • Ascend by cable-car or walk up the Snake Path to Masada, Herod's mountain palace and the site of the Jewish Zealots' last stand against the Roman Legionnaires. Discuss Masada's role as a symbol of Jewish defence and its current significance in modern Israel.

Adults

  • Engage in a text study and discussion about heroism and the Myth.

Youth

  • Discover the secrets of survival on the mountain, including the hiding wells, the water systems, the food storage and the echo ramp.
  • Float in the Dead Sea, use the spa facilities of one of the Dead Sea hotels and enjoy a buffet lunch.
  • All
  • Drive into the Negev Desert.
  • Visit the gravesite of Israel's first Prime Minister, David Ben-Gurion, located at Sde Boker in the Negev Desert, overlooking the Wilderness of Zinn.
  • Continue to Mitzpe Ramon and check into the hotel.
  • Time to freshen up and prepare for Shabbat.
  • Candle lighting in the hotel lobby.
  • Friday night and B'nei Mitzvah Services overlooking the Ramon Crater.
  • Festive Shabbat dinner at the hotel.

Overnight: Beresheet, Mitzpe Ramon


Day Eleven: Saturday, July 28, 2018
SHABBAT IN THE DESERT 

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Optional group Shabbat services at the hotel.
  • Day at leisure to use the hotel facilities.
  • Shabbat lunch at the hotel.

Adults

  • Go to the End of the World and Make a Left - Israeli Society @2018 - meet with local residents from Mitzpe Ramon for an in depth look of the new pioneering in the desert.

Youth with counselors

  • Visit the Alpaca Farm in Mitzpeh Ramon OR the Chai Bar Ramon, a small desert animal reserve in Mitzpeh Ramon.
  • Ben Kodesh Lechol: Havdallah overlooking the Old City.
  • The Desert Sounds: participate in a drum circle with local artists followed by star gazing on the cliff of the Ramon Crater (weather permitting).
  • Dinner at the hotel

Overnight: Beresheet, Mitzpe Ramon


Day Twelve: Sunday, July 29, 2018
CREATING MEMORIES   

  • Meditate in the wilderness of the Ramon Crater.
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Jeep Tour to explore the geological wonders of the Ramon Crater, with a stop for a walk to the unique natural phenomenon known as the Carpentry Shop.
  • Rappel down the cliffs of the Ramon Crater.
  • If not rappelling - View the multi-faceted nature of the Ramon Crater at the Mitzpeh Ramon Visitors' Center.
  • Return to your room to freshen up, check out of the hotel and depart Mitzpe Ramon.
  • Lunch on own en route.
  • Visit Neot Kedumim, a large interactive “Biblical landscape reserve” dedicated to the flora and lifestyle of ancient times - with tree planting.
  • Final discussion and reflections of the trip.
  • Enjoy a Biblical-style dinner accompanied with Israeli music and dancing.
  • Drive to Ben Gurion International Airport and check in.


Day Thirteen: Monday, July 30, 2018
RETURN  

  • 1:00 a.m. Depart on El Al flight #005.
  • 7:00 a.m. Arrive at Los Angeles.


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Hilton
Tel Aviv

Perched on a cliff overlooking the beautiful Mediterranean Sea, the Hilton Tel Aviv hotel offers easy access to the beach, its comfortableoutdoor pool and a pampering spa.

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Pastoral Hotel
Kibbutz Kfar Blum

Kfar Blum's Pastoral Guesthouse is a comfortable, tranquil hotel located in the Upper Galilee and close to the sites of Mount Hermon, the Golan Heights, the nature reserves of the Hula Valley and other attractions of the north.

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King David Hotel
Jerusalem

The King David Hotel Jerusalem is Israel's majestic landmark hotel, steepedin history and the preferred choice of world leaders and celebrities alike. A member of The Leading Hotels of the World, the King David is superbly located, withinwalking distance from the historic sites ofthe Old City, and modern Jerusalem's lively center.

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Isrotel Beresheet
Mitzpe Ramon

The Beresheet hotel, part of the Isrotel Exclusive Collection, is located amid a breathtakingly beautiful primeval landscape, near the ancient Spice Route, and right on the edge of the towering cliffs that slope down into the Ramon Crater.


  • Group rates are per person based on double occupancy and a minimum of 70 full paying participants per bus. Should the number of participants drop below the minimum listed above, we will adjust the cost of the trip to reflect the additional expense of operating the program.
  • The cost of the trip based on 60 participants will be $5,429 per person sharing a double room, land only. 
  • Tour prices are per person in U.S. dollars. All hotel accommodations, motor coach transportation, special dinners, sightseeing, admissions, luggage handling and the services of local guides, drivers, and the tour guide/educator are included.
  • Airport Taxes & Fuel Surcharges are estimated and subject to change at any time. 
    Airport Taxes & Fuel Surcharges are not guaranteed unless the group air tickets have been issued. Group air tickets are issued approximately 35 days prior to departure. Group air tickets are only issued upon receipt of full payment from all of the trip participants. 
  • Air and land packages are open for registration until April,01 2018 (based on availability), thereafter the tour will be available for land-only services. Cancellation of group air reservations after April 01, 2018 (and before the group flight tickets are issued) will entail a penalty of $100 per ticket. 
     
  • Airfare to the tour departure point and from the tour ending point is not included. 
    Airfare may be purchased from us for travel originating in the United States. Please see Flights tab in the right-side toolbar.
     
  • Hotel Accommodations: The tour price includes all hotel accommodations, in hotel rooms with private baths. Our standard is to provide the best available hotels while considering value. Although the level of the accommodations may differ slightly from hotel to hotel, we are committed to your comfort. Two-bed rooms are reserved in most hotels. Triples are two-bed rooms with a rollaway cot where available and are not recommended when considering the comfort of those in the room. King-size beds are not available in most hotels; what is considered king-size usually consists of two single beds pushed together and made up separately, but with one headboard. Some two-bed rooms may have two twin - not full- or queen-size - beds.
  • Meals are included as specified in the itinerary.
  • Expedition Director / Tour Educator or Guide: All trips are conducted by our tour educators or local guides who remain with the group throughout the tour.
  • Gratuities Included: All gratuities for restaurant staff are included.
  • Baggage: All tour packages / group tours allow one piece of luggage per person and one carry-on bag. Excess luggage will be subject to charge of up to $100 per piece. The Travel Agent and/or Tour Operator, shall not be held responsible for any damage to or loss of luggage/personal items. All damage/loss must be reported at time of incident and documented in writing by local authorities for submission to the insurance company. With regard to airline baggage allowance, different carriers have different regulations for business and coach, please check with your individual carrier with regard to permitted number of pieces, weights and dimensions. The tour operator is not responsible for fees levied by any air carrier for the transport of personal belongings of any kind.

 

 

Not Included

  • Personal Expenses: All personal expenses such as: laundry, valet service, cables, telephone calls and postage are not included.
  • Tips to the guide and driver (recommended guidelines vary based on number of participants)
    • For a group of 20 passengers and more:
      $8 per participant per day for the tour educator & $4 per participant per day for the driver
    • In the case where a hostess is included in the package:
      $2 per participant per day for the hostess or a minimum of $50 per touring day in total
  • Guests at meals.
  • Luggage: All tour packages allow one pieces per person and one carry-on bag. Excess luggage will be subject to a charge of up to $100 per piece. Da'at shall not be held responsible for any damage to or loss of luggage/personal items. All damage/loss must be reported at time of incident and documented in writing by local authorities for submission to the insurance company.
  • Transportation in evening when dinner is on own.
  • Amendments to the program: In the event that any sites, programs or meals etc are added to the program, an additional fee may be required.
  • Personal extras: Items of personal nature such as laundry, wines, mineral water, beverages, coffee, tea, food other than the table d'hotel menu, passport and visa fees, insurance, and foreign port taxes, unless otherwise specified.
  • Water or snacks on the bus.
  • US and foreign airport taxes, Q fuel surcharge and border taxes when applicable.

 

 

Additional Information

  • Airline Security Measures: In the U.S., you must provide identification in the form of a passport at the time of airport check-in for travel to international destinations. Your passport name must match the name on your tour reservation and airline ticket or you may be denied boarding.
  • If you are traveling from an airport outside the jurisdiction of the U.S, you will need to determine what travel documentation and identification is required for that particular airport.
  • Due to heightened security regulations, certain items such as a metal nail file, pocketknife, cigarette lighter or tweezers, and some liquid, gel, or aerosol items may not be permitted in your carry-on luggage. Please call your airline prior to departure to obtain current information on non-permissible carry-on items and recommended airport check-in times. You may also wish to visit the Transportation Security Administration website at www.tsa.gov to obtain more information on acceptable identity documentation and prohibited luggage items.
  • Air Services: Once issued, tickets are non-refundable. Airline schedules and flights are subject to change without notice. We will not be responsible for penalties incurred for tickets, international or domestic, not issued by us due to schedule and/or flight changes. Airlines reserve the right to demand immediate issuance of tickets whenever they determine that specific flights are heavily booked even when normal ticketing rules do not require tickets to be issued until a later date. In this instance, we will require immediate and full payment of the airfare and airport taxes and fees as itemized on the invoice. This situation overrides invoice terms and conditions and payment due dates. If full payment is not received, seats will be cancelled by the airline and may not be available to be rebooked on the same flights or at the same airfare. Any replacement air arrangements and airfare will be the sole responsibility of the passenger. We suggest you contact your travel agent or the carrier several weeks prior to departure for seat assignments. Passengers are responsible to reconfirm their flights 72 hours prior to departure for all flights. Package is based on discount fares for group travel. Group members deviating from group dates will be charged a $75 deviation fee per person.
  • Holidays and Museum Closures - Museum visits and personal shopping time may be disrupted due to unforeseen circumstances or the many religious, state and local holidays locally observed in the destinations being visited.
  • Photography During Tours: We will occasionally use photographs taken by fellow guests or your trip director for promotional purposes. If you prefer that your photo not be used in any marketing activities, please notify us at the start of your tour.
     

Guidelines for Registering Children (under age 18):

 

  • The first two people in any double or triple room are charged full package rates as adults, even if the second person is a child under the age of 18.

     

    For this reason, the first two people you select for a double or triple room MUST be selected as adults in order for the registration process to succeed.

    To register the following room configurations:

    • For double room occupancy for:
      • 1 adult & 1 child - Please select 2 adults.
      • 2 children - Please select 2 adults.
    • For triple room occupancy for:
      • 2 adults & 1 child - Please select 2 adults & 1 child**
      • 1 adult & 2 children - Please select 2 adults & 1 child**
      • 3 children - Please select 2 adults & 1 child**

    (**Reduced rate for a child as a 3rd in a triple room will only be applied if the child is under the age of 18.)