Travel Information

Get the details of what you'll need to know for your trip!
From insurance and passport requirements to finding out
what you should and shouldn't pack, this page has it all.

What To Pack?

The conservative cultures of the Middle East can make this part of the world one of the most challenging for Westerners to pack for. If you’re American and have never been immersed in a place with such different values and customs, it can be tough to know exactly what is appropriate and how to plan within your existing wardrobe. Truthfully, it will vary from country to country, as some are much more conservative than others, but of the countries Western tourists are more likely to visit, some general tips and advice apply.

Bags
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Passport/Tickets
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Extras

All the flights and ticketing are subject to the airlines.  Neither TCRG nor principals are responsible for weather or circumstances beyond their control.  IGT Tour Company takes over as we clear customs at the airport in Tel Aviv. You are responsible for navigating your way through the airport, checking in, passing through security and customs as required.  

This tour has a lot of walking to get to many of the sites we will enjoy.  Make sure you are in good health.  All related issues of health, medications, ability to keep up with the tour are solely your own.  We recommend you purchase travel insurance.  The Christian Resource Group is not liable or responsible for any injury during the tour at any time.  You are responsible for your own limitations just as if you were traveling on your own.  

The Tour Guide instructions on the land in Israel is regarded as the participants responsibility to follow.  The participant in the tour bears their own responsibility for their own behaviors.  

A valid passport is required to visit Israel.  No shots are required for American Citizens.  A temporary visa will be provided and filled out on the plane.  If you are not an American Citizen, you may be required to obtain a valid visa and should contact the Israel Embassy nearest you to inquire about obtaining an entry visa for Israel.  Obtaining a passport and/or visa is the sole responsibility of the passenger.  

Special note:  Keep your passport with you at all times.  Never give your passport to anyone other than security officials at the airport, military personnel, or police officers in Israel.  We recommend you keep a photo-copy of your passport in your checked baggage in case you lose the original.  

Payment plan available at some additional cost-please inquire if necessary.

All prices based on double occupancy, single supplement available.

A completed application and a $500 non-refundable deposit due 120 days prior to your tour, reserves your spot. FIRST COME FIRST SERVED-Sign up as soon as possible.  Balance of payment is due as soon as possible, but is required no later than 90 days prior to your tour.  You may use PayPal to pay your deposit and balance on the “Join the Tour” page.

Our Rates Include:

  • Meeting & assistance upon arrival and departure at Ben-Gurion Airport by IGT representative
  • Porterage at airport and hotels
  • Overnights at the above mentioned hotels or similar
  • Guide Escort transfer from/to Ben Gurion Airport upon arrival and departure
  • English speaking tour guide throughout the entire tour
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WIFI
  • Meal arrangement: Half Board, including full buffet breakfast and dinners at hotels daily.
  • St. Peter fish lunch by the Sea of Galilee
  • Entrance fees as per agreed itinerary
  • Pilgrimage Certificate in Israel
  • IGT's kit in Israel

Not Included:

  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Lunches throughout the entire tour
  • Mineral water
  • Supplements (Single Supplement US $785.00)

Very Important!

Always follow the directions of the security personnel, the airline personnel, or our tour guide. TCRG is not liable for any loss, injury, sickness or damage to you or your belongings or otherwise, in connection with any accommodations, transportation or services, resulting directly or indirectly from any occurrences beyond our control. We are not responsible for any accident, guarantee, strike, political unrest or act of God, war, delay or irregularity which may occur. Travel insurance is always recommended.

 

Travel Insurance Information

Travel Insurance is not included in our travel packages, though we do highly recommend it.  TCRG Holy Land Tours has partnered with TravelSafe to bring you the most comprehensive coverage possible so you can have peace of mind when you travel with us.  

You can purchase travel insurance directly through TravelSafe and all claims will be processed through them—not through TCRG.