What's Included

AIRFARE: Round-trip economy class airfare from Chicago via United Airlines or other ARC/IATA approved scheduled carrier.

ACCOMMODATIONS: Fifteen nights accommodation in Christian guesthouses andsuperior tourist class hotel, double occupancy, with private facilities. Hotels as listed or similar.

MEALS: Breakfast daily, two lunches and fourteen dinners as outlined in the itinerary.

GROUND TRANSPORT: Transfers and transportation by deluxe motorcoach.

SIGHTSEEING: Extensive sightseeing throughout; entrance fees included.

PORTERAGE: Luggage handling of one piece per person with the exception of St. Mark’s Lutheran Guesthouse in Jerusalem.

EXPERT GUIDES: An experienced English-speaking tour guide from arrival in Tel Aviv through departure from Tel Aviv.

GRATUITIES: Gratuities to drivers and guides (for your convenience, $180 per person has been included).

TAXES: Airport/foreign departure taxes (currently $530 per person).

WARTBURG SEMINARY TRAVEL INSURANCE: Travel medical and limited trip cancellation insurance provided by Wartburg
Seminary is included in the tour price; see travel insurance section.

ALL THE INFO YOU NEED: Comprehensive documentation including travel accessory, bag tags, name badges, flight and land itineraries, destination literature, customs information, travel tips and more.

Cost Total:  $4755 per person, double occupancy

Optional Individual Supplements
Single Room............................................................ $799

Group Flights From Chicago
Tour Gratuities ($180)...............................................Included

Airport/Departure Taxes ($530)................................Included

Optional Extension to Jordan.......$899 per person, double occupancy
Includes: Two nights accommodation in superior tourist class hotel; breakfast and dinner daily; transportation by minicoach; sightseeing fees; luggage handling; fully guided inJordan; Jordan Entry Visa; border taxes; gratuities.
Single Room Supplement $119.

Costs: The tour cost is per person based on current airfare from Chicago (other cities available), double occupancy, tariffs and currency valuations as of January 2017, a minimum of 20 travelers (10 on the optional extension), and subject to confirmation. While
we will do everything possible to maintain the listed price and/or itinerary, they are subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control. Single room supplements may have limited availability and are on a request basis only.

To request more information or to register for the tour, visit Group Travel Directors, Inc. and search for tour #180105

Items Not Included

•• Fuel surcharges and/or tax increases levied since the pricing of this tour.
•• Beverages other than coffee/tea at breakfast.
•• Any meal or sightseeing item not listed in the itinerary.
•• Items of a personal nature.
•• Passport fees. A passport valid six months beyond date of reentry to the U.S. is required.
•• No entry visa is required for U.S. citizens visiting Israel/Palestine; non-U.S. citizens may require an entry visa. 

Tour Conditions

INDIVIDUAL PAYMENT SCHEDULE: Your reservation and deposit of $395 per person are requested immediately to fulfill the group deadline requirements. Note that space is limited and reservations are taken on a first come, first served basis. A second payment of $1000 is due September 1, 2017. Final payment is due October 31, 2017. The tour price is based upon cash payment.

INDIVIDUAL REFUND POLICY: All cancellations must be in writing. There is no refund for partial or unused land arrangements. Note: Airline tickets will be issued well in advance of departure and may be nonrefundable. The following penalties will apply: Up to August 30, 2017- $100 per person administrative fee plus any unrecoverable deposits; September 1 – December 20, 2017 – Deposit plus any unrecoverable payments to hotels, tour operators or airlines; December 21, 2017 or after – No refund.

LATE BOOKINGS: Passengers registering within thirty days of tour departure will be charged a $50 per person fee. Tour payment in full is required before we can request and confirm space. This fee does not cover any additional airline or ground service charges. 

Group Travel Directors, Inc. Travel Protection Insurance

Travel protection is optional, but we encourage all travelers to purchase a plan. GTD offers an extensive and competitively priced plan from Travel Insured International. Travel protection can help provide coverage for trip cancellation/interruption, baggage delay/loss, emergency accident and sickness medical expense, and emergency evacuation/repatriation. If you decline coverage at the time of reservation, you may purchase it later, but the Pre-existing Conditions Waiver is available only if the plan is purchased within 14 days of the initial trip deposit. You may contact Travel Insured International for further information before making your decision: 800-243-3174. Review your Plan Document for Schedule of Benefits and Plan Details.

Trip Cancellation up to Tour Cost*
Trip Interruption up to 150% of Tour Cost**
Travel Delay $750
Missed Connection $300
Baggage $1,000
Baggage Delay $200
Medical Expense $50,000
Evacuation/Repatriation $500,000
Accidental Death $10,000
Political Emergency Evacuation $100,000
ID Theft Resolution Services included
Assistance Service included

* a maximum of $5000 per person
** a maximum of $7500 per person

Cost of this optional GTD Travel Protection is $273 per person. Additional coverage provided as needed; the full cost of your tour must be covered. Travel protection is non-refundable fourteen days after you purchase a plan.