Compare LDS Tours In Israel | Israel Revealed

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How To Choose LDS Tours In Israel

Although comparing other tour companies to ISRAEL REVEALED may be a disservice to both,
consider the value added, especially the LDS content as provided by
Daniel & Steven Rona: the ONLY LDS Authorized Israeli Guides.
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  •   Company
  •   Licensed Guide
  •   LDS Lecturer Headliner Educator
  •   Philanthropic, Humanitarian Services
  •   Group Size
  •   Personal Earphones
  •   Guide Microphone
  •   Sabbath Days
  •   Tour Days in Israel
  •   Lunches
  •   Hotel Nights in Israel
  •   Hotel Room Comfort Levels
  •   Number of Hotels
  •   Breakfast & Dinner
  •   Entrance Fees
  •   Dead Sea Float
  •   Assisted Airport Arrival
  •   Arrival Transfer
  •   Departure Transfer
  •   Reservation Service Charge
  •   Obligatory Gratuities
  •   Credit Card Fee
  •   Travel Insurance
  •   Extras
  • ISRAEL REVEALED with Daniel & Steven Rona Grand Tours (11 days / 10 nights)
  • Daniel & Steven Rona are the ONLY LDS Authorized Israeli Guides
  • You’re receiving full LDS context throughout the tour
  • Touring revenues support the non-profit Ensign Foundation (501c3) which assists and capitalizes; The Statue of Responsibility; 100’s of world-wide Firesides and Ward Passover Presentations; distribution of handicap equipment to disadvantaged people in the Holy lands, Gospel Doctrine Supplement Manuals with LDS/Jewish insights (available free on the web)
  • You’ll tour with Daniel & Steven regardless of group size
  • Daniel Rona pioneered personal headsets for touring Israel more than 30 years ago – Presentation includes exceptional music (batteries included!)
  • Up to 4 mics simultaneous; comfortable for guide presentation and your participation
  • Full Sabbath worship with the Jerusalem Branch at the BYU Jerusalem Center – transfers provided (free afternoon at leisure)
  • 7 full days touring with the ONLY LDS Authorized Guides in Israel
  • 7 lunches on 7 tour days included – on location or enroute
  • 9 hotel nights
  • Choice between Premium, Superior, or Moderate Comfort Room Levels
  • Only 2 different hotels (start in Jerusalem – go to the Galilee – returning to the same hotel in Jerusalem – no need to transport all your luggage throughout Israel)
  • All breakfasts and dinners
  • All entrance fees
  • Dead sea float included; towels provided
  • Any time you arrive, on any arrival flight, you are met after passport control by SMILE Tourist Service (of the Israeli Incoming Tourism Organizers Office), assisted with luggage collection and escorted to transportation
  • Private transfer to hotel for any arrival (flexible to arrive whenever you like)
  • Transfer to airport provided to match your flight (flexible to depart whenever you like)
  • No extra reservation charge
  • All gratuities included for guides, drivers, touring/hotel staff, and bellboys
  • Discounts given with cash/check payment
  • Post departure travel insurance protection; U.S.A. residents only, joining part of group of 6 or more; booking before 21 days prior to departure, terms apply
  • ISRAEL REVEALED Gospel Doctrine Supplement Manual with LDS/Jewish insights written by Daniel Rona
  • ISRAEL REVEALED Memory Book – with tour synopsis, journal space & scriptural references
  • Ethnic folk excursion & transfers – when available in season
  • Others
  • Fun For Less 30 Mar ’17 tour (11 days / 10 night)
  • Non LDS Authorized Israeli Guide
  • 1 educator per tour – to be shared between several bus loads
  • Private for-profit company
  • Tour operates with multiple busloads
  • No music; batteries cost extra
  • Only 1 mic per guide, (educator must interrupt and switch mics with the non LDS guide for “air time” – awkward in keeping context
  • Sabbath Services cut short and squeezed into regular touring day
  • 7 tour days (no day at leisure)
  • All lunches are “on your own”, each person pays separately (interrupting at least 1-hour of touring every day)
  • 7 hotel nights in Israel
  • No choice of room comfort; accommodations equivalent to moderate level
  • 2 different hotels – need to transport all luggage throughout Israel
  • All breakfasts and dinners
  • Only entrance fees per itinerary included
  • Dead Sea Israel not scheduled
  • No arrival service in Israel
  • Crossing Jordan border squeezed into tour day
  • Transfer to airport provided only with group departure
  • No reservation service charge
  • Gratuities not included; an “envelope” is passed around for guide/driver tips; and hotel staff must be tipped individually
  • Fee added to the published price when using credit card
  • Insurance at your own expense
  • Others
  • Cruise Lady 3 May ’17 tour (10 days / 9 night)
  • Non LDS Authorized Israeli Guide
  • 1 headliner per bus; not guaranteed if the tour doesn’t “fill up”
  • Private for-profit company. Lectures for Salt Lake market at the Travel Offices, $8.00 per person
  • Tour operates with 25 people or more, tour cancels with less
  • No music; batteries cost extra
  • Only 1 mic per guide, (headliner must interrupt and switch mics with the non LDS guide for “air time” – awkward in keeping context
  • Sabbath is a regular tour day – tour does not include a visit to the BYU Jerusalem Center
  • 7 tour days (no day at leisure)
  • Only 2 lunches provided, the rest are “on your own”, each pays separately (interrupting at least 1-hour of touring every day)
  • 7 hotel nights – no hotel after the last day of touring before departure to the airport (no way for one to freshen up before the long trip home)
  • No choice of room comfort; accommodations equivalent to moderate level
  • 4 different hotels – need to transport all luggage throughout Israel
  • All breakfasts and dinners
  • Only entrance fees per itinerary included
  • Must bring own towel for Dead Sea Float (not from hotel) or rent one at the beach
  • On your own in airport to collect luggage (or even claim lost luggage)
  • No arrival transfer; “flag” your own taxi to the hotel
  • Transfer to airport provided only with group departure
  • $30 extra reservation fee added to the published price before departure
  • $105 gratuities added to the published price before departure
  • $60 extra fee added to the published price when using credit card
  • Insurance at your own expense
  • Others
  • Morris Murdock (LDS Study Tours) 22 Feb ’17 tour (12 days / 11 night)
  • Non LDS Authorized Israeli Guide
  • 1 lecturer per bus
  • Private for-profit company
  • Tour operates with 25 people or more, tour cancels with less
  • No music; batteries cost extra
  • Only 1 mic per guide, (lecturer must interrupt and switch mics with the non LDS guide for “air time” – awkward in keeping context
  • 1st Sabbath a regular tour only, 2nd Sabbath services cut short and squeezed into regular touring day
  • 8 ½ tour days
  • Only 2 lunches provided, the rest are “on your own”, each pays separately (interrupting at least 1-hour of touring every day)
  • 10 hotel nights – no night after the last day of touring before departure to the airport (no way for one to freshen up before the long trip home)
  • No choice of room comfort; accommodations equivalent to moderate level
  • 3 different hotels – need to transport all luggage throughout Israel
  • All breakfasts and dinners
  • Only entrance fees per itinerary included
  • Must bring own towel for Dead Sea Float (not from hotel) or rent one at the beach
  • On your own in airport to collect luggage (or even claim lost luggage); only met by Israeli Guide after exiting the arrivals hall
  • Transfer to hotel only provided with group arrival; extra cost when not flying or arriving with the group
  • Transfer to airport provided only with group departure
  • No reservation service charge
  • $125 gratuities added to the published price before departure
  • Discounts given with cash/check payment
  • Insurance at your own expense

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