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Congregation Beth Israel Family Trip to Israel

 

Family Trip to Israel

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Join Rabbi Tilman and your CBI Family for this special 11-day adventure. We'll experience Israel, seeing both the ancient history and the modern developments. We'll celebrate together with a Bar/Bat Mitzvah experience, and enjoy this one-of-a-kind family trip. Whether you've been to Israel before or not, you won't want to miss this special CBI experience!

   

Trip Details

Overview

Join Rabbi Tilman and your CBI Family for this special 11-day adventure. We'll experience Israel, seeing both the ancient history and the modern developments. We'll celebrate together with a Bar/Bat Mitzvah experience, and enjoy this one-of-a-kind family trip. Whether you've been to Israel before or not, you won't want to miss this special CBI experience!

What's Included
Included
MEALS: In addition to the complete Israeli breakfast served daily, we have included the following meals:
  • Wednesday, December 22: Welcome Dinner Jerusalem.
  • Friday, December 24: Dinner at Inbal Hotel, Jerusalem.v
  • Saturday, December 25: Lunch at Inbal Hotel, Jerusalem.
  • Sunday, December 26: Lunch at Kfar Hanokdim, Judean Desert.
  • Tuesday, December 28: Dinner at Hagoshrim Hotel, Galilee.
  • Wednesday, December 29: Dinner at Hagoshrim Hotel, Galilee.
  • Friday, December 31: Dinner at David Intercontinental Hotel, Tel Aviv.
  • Saturday, January 1: Lunch at David Intercontinental Hotel, Tel Aviv.
  • Saturday, January 1: Farewell dinner at Maganda Restaurant, Tel Aviv.
GROUP TOURING AND OTHER SERVICES INCLUDE THE FOLLLOWING:
  • One group meeting/assistance upon arrival from Passport Control, Ben Gurion Airport.
  • Porterage at airport and hotels.
  • Eleven days of touring with a professional English speaking tour guide (including arrival and departure days).
  • Nine days services of a driver in a bus licensed/ insured for tourism (including arrival day).
  • Entrance fees and other services at the various parks and sites have been included, as per the itinerary
  • Mineral water on the bus daily
  • Camel ride at Kfar Hanokdim, Judean Desert.
  • Sde Eliyahu Bio tour.
  • Jeep ride on Golan Heights.
  • Chocolate workshop, Galilee.
  • Drum circle activity and private room, Galilee.
  • Donkey ride and pita making activity at Kfar Kedem.
  • Curator at Yad Vashem.
  • All gratuities for guide and driver
  • One group departure transfer from Tel Aviv to Ben Gurion Airport.
  • One group departure airport assistance.
Not Included
THE ABOVE TOUR IN ISRAEL DOES NOT INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
  • Cost of round trip airfare from country of origin to Israel.
  • Any expenses of a personal nature.
  • Meals other than those indicated.
  • Spa treatments.
  • Beverages at meals.
  • Early check-in.
  • Late check out other than the one indicated.
  • Donation to Neve Shalom
  • Any elements offered for a supplemental cost.
  • Any guests at meals other than the participants of the party.
  • Personal health insurance, insurance for baggage, personal items, trip cancellation or interruption.
FAQ
What options do I have for the airfare?

• You can purchase your own tickets, but you must be in Israel by Wednesday afternoon, December 22, 2021. Sababa Travel will be happy to help with all questions pertaining to airfare.

Do I need a Passport or Visa?

• Americans, Canadians and citizens of most western countries need just a passport to travel to Israel: no visa is required. Your passport must be valid for at least six months from the date you enter the country.

Can I extend my trip?

• Absolutely! If you would like to extend your trip before or after Israel, just check the appropriate boxes on the registration form.

Do I need travel or medical insurance, and if so what type of coverage?

• We strongly advise you to purchase travel/medical insurance at the time of paying for the trip for maximum coverage. For suggestions on insurance companies, contact Sababa Travel for more information.

• For best coverage, this should be purchased at the same time as booking your trip. There are different types of coverage, but they basically fall into two categories: one covers a range of reasons for cancellation, but not all, and the other allows you to cancel for any reason. IT IS STRONGLY SUGGESTED THAT YOU PURCHASE INSURANCE WHICH COVERS CANCELLING FOR ANY REASON. Additionally, medical transport insurance can be purchased through Medjetassist.

What about safety and security?

• Our group’s safety in Israel is our number one priority. Should there be any escalation of any kind, we make thorough decisions as to how modify our program so as to distance the group from whatever geographic area is the hot spot or make any necessary changes based on the situation that arises. We take great care to be communicative at all times with our participants so they feel updated, aware, and reassured.

Can I upgrade my room?

• Yes, upgrades are available at some hotels. Check the appropriate box and Sababa Travel with contact you.

Do I need to receive any special vaccinations before my trip?

• No vaccinations are required to visit Israel.

Do I have to pay all at once?

TERMS OF PAYMENT FOR THE LAND PORTION:

1. A deposit of $500 per person is required to assure your reservation. Payment is due May 1, 2021.

2. An additional $500 per person is due by September 1, 2021.

3. Final and full payment is due by October 1, 2021.

4. Payment made be made via credit card, cash, check, or bank transfer.

5. If paying by credit card, a 3.5% credit card fee will be charged.

What if I need to cancel?

CANCELLATION POLICY:

If cancellation is received in our office:

1. From the date of payment of deposit until September 1st, 2021 – $500 per person will be charged.

2. Between September 1st to October 1st, 2021 – $1,000 per person will be charged.

3. From October 1, 2021 – full payment will be charged.

4. Cancellation of various elements in the program less than 7 days prior to the event may well result in a full cancellation charge.

5. Covid-19 clause: In the event that your home country/state and/or Israel is officially considered a “red zone state,” an official Coronavirus restrictions are in place, prohibiting flights, entrance to Israel or requiring mandatory isolation, which will force you to cancel your trip, then a full refund will apply. As well, for any cancellation due to coronavirus illness, backed up by medical documentation – a full refund will apply.

Trip Quotation
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To complete the forms by hand, download and print the form here. Fax/e-mail or mail completed application to:

Sharon Rockman
PO Box 445
Fanwood, NJ 07023
Phone: (908) 347-7785
FAX: (425) 671-2374
Email: sharon@sababatravel.com

TERMS OF PAYMENT FOR THE LAND PORTION:

1. A deposit of $500 per person is required to assure your reservation. Payment is due May 1, 2021.

2. An additional $500 per person is due by September 1, 2021.

3. Final and full payment is due by October 1, 2021.

4. Payment made be made via credit card, cash, check, or bank transfer.

5. If paying by credit card, a 3.5% credit card fee will be charged.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

If cancellation is received in our office:

1. From the date of payment of deposit until September 1st, 2021 – $500 per person will be charged.

2. Between September 1st to October 1st, 2021 – $1,000 per person will be charged.

From October 1, 2021 – full payment will be charged.

4. Cancellation of various elements in the program less than 7 days prior to the event may well result in a full cancellation charge.

5. Covid-19 clause: In the event that your home country/state and/or Israel is officially considered a “red zone state,” an official Coronavirus restrictions are in place, prohibiting flights, entrance to Israel or requiring mandatory isolation, which will force you to cancel your trip, then a full refund will apply. As well, for any cancellation due to coronavirus illness, backed up by medical documentation – a full refund will apply.