DTS Nov 2023- Tour Registration

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November 2023

ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE BIBLE STUDY TOUR | DTS

PLEASE NOTE: A Deposit of $200 is required to confirm registration and is non refundable. Final payment is due 60 days prior to tour commencing. The deposit payment can be placed via Credit Card.   The rates are based on a minimum of 15 passengers (Israel Study Tour). For those interested in staying for 3 additional days of excavations, please contact us for pricing
   

A. TOUR INFORMATION

 B. PERSONAL INFORMATION

Full Name (As in passport):
if you do not have a valid passport, please enter the number 1111111, and then send us your passport details by email ( [email protected]) as soon as you have them.

Mailing Address

I want to register additional participants:

*no need to fill this out if the second person has already registered themselves

Participant 1

Full Name (As in passport):

Mailing Address

Participant 2

Full Name (As in passport):

Mailing Address

Participant 3

Full Name (As in passport):

Mailing Address

Participant 4

Full Name (As in passport):

Mailing Address

Participant 5

Full Name (As in passport):

Mailing Address

 Emergency Contact Information

Someone not traveling with you

C. TERMS AND CONDITIONS

BOOKINGS AND RATES
Full terms and conditions available in Itinerary PDF - click here. RATE (LAND ONLY) for the Study Tour INCLUDES:
  • Arrival & departure transfers to and from the airport as a group.
  • Seven nights’ accommodation in a two-person room (additional payment for those requesting rooms on their own)
  • Israeli breakfast and dinner daily
  • Lunch on Sunday Nov 12.
  • Seven touring days with a professional and licensed English-speaking guide
  • Air-conditioned tourist bus as per program
  • Entrance fees to sites mentioned on the itinerary
  • Luggage loaders at hotels
  Rate FOR THE ISRAEL STUDY TOUR does not include:
  • Flights to or from Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv
  • Tips and gratuities for guide, driver, hotel staff ($140 – to be brought in cash and given to an ICB staff member on the first evening)
  • Travel Cancellation Insurance for tour package and flights
  • Medical insurance (mandatory), valid in Israel
  • Passport and visa fees for Israel, if applicable (US citizens do not need to pay for Israeli visas, which are given upon entry to Israel)
  • Lunches (except the one mentioned on the itinerary)
  • Sodas and alcohol at the hotels and all expenses of a personal nature
  BOOKINGS AND RATES
  • This tour requires a minimum of 15 paying participants (for the main tour) for the quoted prices to be available. In case of less passengers, on the day registration closes (Aug. 11) notification will be given regarding the increase in price per passenger, or the itinerary and/or the hotels will be altered. Alternatively, the tour will with be cancelled and a full refund given.
  • Please do not book your flights until the minimum number of participants is reached and “guaranteed departure” for the tour is confirmed.
  • Changes can occur in hotels due to factors beyond our control
  • Changes in price due to exchange rate fluctuations, up until the day of final payment.
  • If a roommate cannot be assigned or is not wanted, single room rates will apply.
  • Registration can be done online, at this link: TBA
Please indicate in the comments if you would like to join the post-tour excavations
PAYMENT AND CANCELLATION PENALTIES
  • A non-refundable deposit of $200 per person, paid online, to Israel College of the Bible is required to secure registration. You will be directed to the payment site at the end of registration. If the tour needs to be cancelled due to lack of minimum participants on the day that registration closes, your deposit will be fully refunded.
  • Final Payment should be made by Sept 11, 2023. A link will be provided
  • 50 % of total tour cost will be charged if you cancel after Sept 26, 2023.
  • 100 % of total tour cost will be charged if cancellation occurs after Oct 26, 2023.
DOCUMENTS
A passport valid for at least six months after returning home is required. It is the passenger’s responsibility to obtain, at their own expense, the documents required to enter Israel according to citizenship.
TRAVEL AND MEDICAL INSURANCE
We strongly advise you to purchase travel cancellation insurance for your trip to Israel. Travel insurance usually covers your expenses in case of cancellation due to unforeseen health and other issues (depending on the type of policy purchased). In addition, please check that your medical insurance covers you while you are in Israel. ICB Tours shall not be liable or responsible for any injury, sickness, loss or damage to any person or property as a consequence of natural disasters, pandemics, strikes, civil disturbances or other factors over which the company has no control and cannot influence to change them. ICB Tours offers no coverage or compensation of any kind in cases stated above, nor for cancellations or inability to travel.
Travelling in Israel requires each participant to be in good health and able to walk, as many sites are unfortunately not accessible to people in wheelchairs or those who have difficulty walking. If there are any issues pertaining to your health or physical fitness, we ask that you consult with us prior to registration.
Israel College of the Bible Study Tours (a department of DERECH EL, Israeli Association for Awareness of Biblical Roots, Registration Number 580-241-438) acts as agent for independent suppliers of services which are not directly provided by Derech-El, such as hotel accommodations, ground transportation, meals, tours, cruises and other related services. Derech-El cannot assume any liability for any actions taken on the part of the suppliers, or the government of Israel or other countries, which results in any loss, accident, delay, irregularity, damage, or injury to you or your traveling companions or group members for any reason whatsoever, including measures taken to contain the spreading of the COVID-19 virus. Furthermore, Derech-El cannot assume any liability for any injury, damage, loss, accident, delay or irregularity which is caused directly or indirectly by the COVID-19 virus, or any foreseen or unforeseen developments.   By embarking on the tour, you assume all risks involved in such travel, whether foreseen or unforeseen. Derech-El will not be liable to perform obligations under this trip agreement or liable for any loss or hardship arising from the delay or cancelation of scheduled tours resulting from acts beyond its reasonable control including, without limitation, acts of God, national disasters, embargoes, national closures, pandemics, epidemics, or other viral outbreak, shortage of supply, interruptions or malfunction of computer facilities, labor difficulties, wars or terrorist acts. Derech-El will provide trip participants with reasonable notice of delays or failure to perform that occurs by reason of force majeure. Derech-El reserves the right to cancel tours, or make changes to the itineraries, as it deems necessary or desirable – in accordance with Israeli government regulations, instructions, and recommendations. Derech-El will honor any refunds pending under its existing agreements with above-mentioned suppliers. It is recommended that each member of the tour purchase appropriate insurance coverage to the extent available with respect to risks associated with your travel to Israel at this time. Your registration shall constitute an acceptance of and consent to the above terms and conditions of this disclaimer. I hereby dismiss, release, and waive Derech-El, (Israeli Association for Awareness of Biblical Roots, Registration Number 580-241-438) from all responsibility and/or liability and/or any legal action and/or demands of any kind for cancellations or any kind of additional expenses related to the flights to Israel and/or the tour and/or infection of the coronavirus and/or any costs associated thereby.