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Have you always wanted to travel for FREE?

April 27, 2010 Leave a comment

Now is your chance! If you are a church or an individual who is interested in gathering a group of people for a trip, we can design the tour to include comps.

For instance, if you have 10 people who are paid you can get one FREE or we can do it so that for every 7(or 5) people we can do a comp. Here is the breakdown:

10 people pay for the trip=1 FREE traveler

7 people are paid=1 FREE travelA group of 21 who pay=3 people travel FREE
(based on 1 comp for every 7)

The less people you have per comp will drive the price for the trip higher. For instance a 1 comp per 5 people will be a higher priced trip than a 1 for 10 comps per person.  Let us know if you can gather a group and we will work on a quote.

Reasons to Start a Travel Ministry

April 20, 2010 Leave a comment

1. Deepens the faith of your members

2. Allows your group to have the opportunity to travel as a community

3. Can help people develop a heart for missions

4. Develops a closer bond between pastors/group leaders & members

5. Makes the Bible stories, history, & culture come alive

6. Allows a Christian travel alternative for members

7. It’s learning on several different levels – spiritual, physical, intellectual, social, & emotional

8. Offers a great fund-raising program for your church/organization

9. Appeals to all ages– seniors, couples, families, singles, youth, & young adults

10. Educates Church Teachers

11. Gives the pastors/organizers who work so hard throughout the year an opportunity to travel for FREE

12. It’s easy… because we do all the work for you

13. Provides an occasion for an Intense Spiritual Retreat

14. Helps to Develop a Christ-like attitude towards other faiths & cultures

By offering your members a Christian travel opportunity you will have the ability to travel as a community to celebrated Biblical lands, Christian heritage locations in Europe, and even enjoying fellowship while cruising Alaska, Hawaii, and the Bahamas. You can host conferences or retreats aboard cruise ships while you are traveling to exciting ports.

Although Faith-based travel would be the heart of your Christian Travel Ministry, there are many more events that can be included in this group:

• Showings of faith-based travel films & documentaries
• Bible studies before you leave on your journey to prepare your heart
• Sharing effective ways to use their recent travel experiences as an open door to share Christ with others
• Hosting internationally-themed food nights
• Reading books on Biblical & Christian heritage sites

Necessary Items in Traveling Abroad

January 3, 2010 Leave a comment

When you are taking a trip to Israel, Greece, Europe or a cruise to anywhere you will need necessary items in traveling abroad.  I thought I would do a short list of items you might consider taking in no particular order:

  • Medications (in their original containers) and vitamins, band-aids
  • Passport(make copies of your passort and keep them seperate) 
  • travel documentation
  • Bathing suit/Bathing suit cover up
  • Water socks
  • Sunscreen/Sunglasses, a hat and other protective wear
  • T-shirts
  • Shorts
  • Lightweight pants/Jeans
  • A light jacket or sweater
  • Socks
  • Heavier footwear
  • Camera
  • Sundresses
  • Sandals or sneakers
  • Camera and accessories (batteries, film, etc.)
  • Binoculars
  • Foreign-language phrase book or dictionary
  • Maps
  • guidebooks
  • water container(stay hydrated)
  • Extra glasses or contact lenses
  • Foreign currency
  • umbrella
  • tissue(some bathrooms in public areas are not stocked)
  • Reading material
  • This is not an extensive but it does give you some guidelines on items you need to bring.  Feel free to add additional items in the comment section.

    Easy Jet now flies to Israel

    November 27, 2009 Leave a comment

    Low-fare British airline EasyJet celebrated the launch of its London Luton-Tel Aviv route at Ben Gurion International Airport this month with the arrival of the first flight with 171 passengers. EasyJet offers six weekly flights to Tel Aviv aboard an Airbus A320 aircraft.

    Adapted from Israeli ministry of Tourism

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    More Cruising to Israel

    September 23, 2009 Leave a comment

    Crystal Cruises’ Crystal Overland Adventures will visit Israel during its 12-day cruise this fall. The cruise ship will depart from Athens on October 8 and dock in the Israeli port of Ashdod, bringing travelers to Masada, the Dead Sea, the Mount of Olives and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Also, Celebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Equinox will depart on September 26 and make stops in Haifa and Ashdod.; Adapted from Israeli Tourism Promotion

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    Cruising in Israel!

    August 21, 2009 Leave a comment

    Israel will receive a new wave of cruise ships this autumn, beginning when the 2,500-passenger Royal Caribbean ship Vision of the Seas docks in Haifa and Ashdod during an 11-night tour. Also, Celebrity Cruise’s Celebrity Equinox will anchor in Israel during a series of nine cruises in October.

    *Above adpated from Israel’s Ministry of Tourism newsletter

    Let us know if you have an interest in taking one of these cruises


    July 17, 2009 Leave a comment

    The main aqueduct that conveyed water to the Temple Mount and served as the principal water supply to the Sultan’s Pool was uncovered during a recent excavation in Mishkenot Sha’ananim outside the walls of Jerusalem’s Old City. The ancient aqueduct carried purified drinking water to pilgrims and residents of Jerusalem more than 2,000 years ago.



     Adapted from the Israel Ministry of Tourism.




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    June 13, 2009 Leave a comment

    The Mamilla Hotel, the newest property from the owners of the David Citadel and designed by legendary architect Moshe Safdie with interiors by Piero Lissoni, will open this month in Jerusalem. The 5-star hotel will feature 194 rooms and suites overlooking the Old City on Mamilla Avenue, Jerusalem’s new downtown shopping district. hotel

    Adapted by: Israel Ministry of Tourism Newsletter

    Luxury Tours Israel

    Traveling to Israel is a trip of a lifetime.  Many people travel to Israel from all over the world has it is rich in Spiritual and a current history.  Since you will never experience another trip like this, many people like to take a Luxury Tours in Israel.  Maybe you want to stay at a 5 star spa resort at the dead sea.  What about having your own private tour guide so you can take as much time at each location and as you would like.  Dine at the most authentic and elegant restaurants.  Luxury Tours in Israel are the most comfortable and carefree way to visit Israel.  Don’t delay on the journey of a , we can serve your needs

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    Israel Deal!

    October 29, 2008 Leave a comment

    $882 Airfare – New York to Tel Aviv – Through This Friday, October 31

    The package price we sent yesterday includes airfare. The airfare is $882 roundtrip including all taxes and fuel surcharges. We have not seen prices like this for along time. Alitalia offers this price through this coming Friday, October 31. Leave JFK at 5pm on Feb. 16, 2009, join our Weekly Holy Land Tour and then arrive back at JFK at 1:40pm on Feb. 24. Unbelievable package price: $1849 value hotel plan, $1999 comfort hotel plan. This price covers everything except self service lunches and a tip for the guide and driver at the end of the tour. Good add-on airfare prices from other cities.