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Taking your trip to Israel

Whether you’re ready to host a tour group of Israel now – or you’re just thinking about it for the future – here you will find answers to some of the questions most often asked about hosting a group in the land of the Bible.

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Whether you’re ready to host a tour group of Israel now – or you’re just thinking about it for the future – here you will find answers to some of the questions most often asked about hosting a group in the land of the Bible.

 

Where do I begin?

The most important factor in the success of your tour is your own unconditional decision that you are going to Israel, and that you are going to take a group of your congregants, ministry supporters, or other friends with you. Once you have taken this step of faith yourself, the rest is easy. Your commitment to go is vital to the success of leading a trip to Israel!

 

How far in advance should I begin planning a trip?

You should plan your specific departure date with your travel or tour organizer. If you are just getting started as a tour host, we suggest you allow yourself at least six to nine months before departure. A longer period is even better, since ample time is needed to promote the tour and sign people on.

 

When is the best time of year to visit?

It’s up to you. Unless you specifically want to be in Israel for Christmas or Easter, you may want to schedule your trip at a time other than these busy holiday seasons. Your travel agent or tour operator can help you decide on the best time for you and your group.

 

How affordable is a trip to Israel?

Possibly free!Many churches will agree to pay for their pastor’s trip in light of the spiritual benefits of having a pastor or ministry leader on the journey. You can even discuss with your tour operators creating a pricing structure that allows for one free trip for every set number of paid trips. This feature has enabled countless tour hosts like you to make the journey of their dreams often at no cost to them or their church. Tour operators recognize the valuable service that the host provides, and your people will appreciate the work you put into the tour. Your trip is a well-earned benefit of hosting a tour.

 

Find out answers to other questions you may have – and discover how easy it really is to host a tour group in Israel! Request your very own free copy of the Christian Leader’s Tool Kit from the Israel Ministry of Tourism at www.israeltoolkit.com

 

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