Frequently Asked Questions
When should I purchase airline tickets?
Abba Tours recommends waiting to purchase your airfare until the minimum number of guests have registered for this tour. This is in order to avoid penalties and fees imposed by the airlines should changes occur. Abba Tours will notify you once this number has been reached and are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding airfare.
For international flights, you are generally allowed one checked bag and one carry-on at no additional cost, with the following parameters: up to 50 pounds and 62 inches (L+W+D) for checked bag and up to 40 pounds and 45 inches (L+W+D) for carry-on. Baggage restrictions often vary by airline. It is important to refer to the airline’s international baggage regulations prior to packing, as these can change without notice.
When should I arrive into Tel Aviv?
Please plan to depart the U.S. on Wednesday, April 8, 2020, and arrive into Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) in the afternoon on Saturday, April 18, 2020.
When should I depart from Tel Aviv?
Please plan to depart from Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) on Saturday, April 18, 2020.
What is the Cancellation Policy for this tour?
To review the Cancellation Policy for this tour, please go to the Terms and Conditions.
Are all gratuities included?
No, you will be directed to give a generous tip the tour manager. Abba tours will divide the amount collected and will give it to guides, drivers, hotel staff, and those serving you at applicable sites is included in your tour cost. We pray that this provision is a blessing and a testimony to those who serve you in The Land.
What out-of-pocket expenses should I expect?
Please plan to bring spending money for lunches (about $15-$20 per day), sodas, bottled water, and personal expenses such as souvenirs, laundry, or room service.
Young children may find the pace of the tour to be too rigorous, and may find the time on the tour bus and quiet times of teaching challenging. We recommend that guests be age 13 or above.
You will average three to five miles of walking per day on your tour. This walking is done in small increments throughout the day and you will have frequent opportunities to rest if needed. To prepare yourself, start walking a little each day. We recommend properly “breaking in” any shoes you plan to wear while touring.