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Cruising Do I need a passport to travel oversees? Yes.. for most our trips you will need a passport. YOu can obtain a passport from a Passport Office, U.S. District Court, or Post Office. It can take 2 months to get a passport so please apply as early as possible. Also, the passport needs to be valid 9 months after the return of your trip. Please double-check your current passport to make sure that it is up to date. Passport Application
Do I need any special shots when traveling oversees?At this time there are no special shots required for the areas we visit, but it is best to ask our agent when making your reservation for the most up to date information.Should I get travel insurance? Travel Insurance is optional and covers loss of luggage, reimbursement of cancellation penalties, and medical care abroad. Here’s information for travel insurance that covers medical, emergency trip cancellation, travel delays, trip interruption, baggage delay… travel insuranceIf you are taking a flight before your cruise…pack lightly because they will charge you for extra weight and baggageIs there a dress code at religious sites? Modest dress is the expected at religious sites. Avoid shorts and sleeveless (or upper arm baring), cleavage revealing, or midriff baring shirts. Woman should also avoid short (above the knee) skirts and may need a head covering for visits on some itineraries.Should I exchange money before I go? Normally, you would not need to exchange money. If you do, we suggest you do it in the airport or at the hotel of the city you are visiting rather than stateside, which is more expensive.
Are there laundry services aboard ship? Almost all cruise ships have laundry facilities and many provide dry-cleaning services. There is, however, an additional charge for professional laundry and dry-cleaning services. Many ships also have self-service launderettes.How to Combat Jet lag? Click hereDental Care for your trip? Click hereWho should I see if I have questions that haven’t been answered? If, after reviewing the FAQ sections you still can’t find the answers you are looking for, please send us an email at contactus@BibleOnTour.com or give us a call, toll-free, at 1-800-926-3775. 

If I take medication…how much should I bring? Be sure to take extra medication with you just in case there should be any delay in travel.

How much luggage can I bring? We suggest you travel lightly, so you do not feel burdened by your luggage. You can bring a lot of luggage on a cruise but your room may not be large to handle all your luggage. It is very important to put your name and address on the inside as well as the outside of your luggage.

What should I pack? Take clothing that can be mixed and matched and does not wrinkle easily. Pack like you would for any resort. Make sure you always pack comfortable shoes. We will be walking on our excursions and sometime the terrain can be up and down hills just depending on your itinerary. Cruise itineraries are casual by day, whether you’re on the ship or ashore. In the evening, ships vary as to dress. As on shore, attire is dictated by occasion. At the Captain’s Gala, for example, you’ll probably want to wear something more formal, such as a dark suit, or cocktail dress; perhaps even a dinner jacket or gown.

Will I need a tuxedo(cruises)? On some cruises, formal dinners or parties are part of the fun. But don’t buy a tuxedo just for the trip. Even on the most formal of ships, a dark suit and tie are fine for the dressiest occasions. If you do want to dress to the nines, many ships offer tuxedo rental services.

Can I use my hair dryer or shaver(cruises)? All modern ships have 110 volt outlets in the staterooms. Some staterooms even come with hair dryers.

Can we celebrate a special occasion? Absolutely! Most cruise lines will even treat you to a complimentary cake and a chorus of “Happy Whatever” to honor the occasion. Your birthday or anniversary can be more festive with champagne, flowers, or canapés. You can even arrange for a special private party. All you have to do is advise your reservations agent in advance.

What about tipping? All tipping is normally included in the final quoted price for your trip. Please note the “Included” section of the brochureVirtually every cruise ship (except for some smaller vessels operating in coastal waters) has a fully equipped medical facility and staff to handle almost any emergency.

Are there medical services onboard?

Is motion discomfort a problem? Rarely. Popular cruise itineraries boast some of the calmest waters in the world. In addition, stabilizers on modern ships, advanced availability of accurate weather information, and development of effective preventative medications have, for the most part, eliminated the incidence of motion discomfort.

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ANCIENT AQUEDUCT DISCOVERED AROUND JERUSALEM’S OLD CITY

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.

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 Adapted from the Israel Ministry of Tourism.

 

 

 

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