Choose from a core 8-day or 10-day itinerary – both of which can be combined with a 2-day extension to Eilat and Petra. Dates are offered throughout the summer and winter vacation seasons.
Israel Family Journey is a joint program of BBYO and Authentic Israel. The program is organized in-house by our own staff and led by our own elite guides and counselors – which means we're able to provide you with a higher level of service, a truly educational experience and an excellent value.
|Tour Arrival Date Program begins Thursday evening||8-Day End Date Program concludes Thursday evening||10-Day End Date Program concludes Saturday evening||Eilat Ext. End Date Add-on to the 8-day or 10-day program|
|June 14, 2018|
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|June 21, 2018||June 23, 2018||June 23, 2018 or June 25, 2018|
|June 21, 2018|
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|June 28, 2018||June 30, 2018||June 30, 2018 or July 2, 2018|
|June 28, 2018|
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|July 5, 2018||July 7, 2018||July 7, 2018 or July 9, 2018|
|July 12, 2018|
|July 19, 2018||July 21, 2018||July 21, 2018 or July 23, 2018|
|August 2, 2018|
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|August 9, 2018||August 11, 2018||August 11, 2018 or August 13, 2018|
|August 16, 2018|
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|August 23, 2018||August 25, 2018||August 25, 2018 or August 27, 2018|
|December 20, 2018|
|December 27, 2018||December 29, 2018||December 29, 2018 or December 31, 2018|
|December 27, 2018|
|January 3, 2019||January 5, 2019||January 5, 2019 or January 7, 2018|
|Tour Arrival Date Program begins Thursday evening||8-Day End Date Program concludes Thursday evening||10-Day End Date Program concludes Saturday evening||Eilat Ext. End Date Program concludes Monday evening|
|June 13, 2019|
|June 20, 2019||June 22, 2019||June 24, 2019|
|June 20, 2019|
|June 27, 2019||June 29, 2019||July 1, 2019|
|June 27, 2019|
|July 4, 2019||July 6, 2019||July 8, 2019|
|July 4, 2019|
|July 11, 2019||July 13, 2019||July 15, 2019|
|July 25, 2019|
|August 1, 2019||August 3, 2019||August 5, 2019|
|August 15, 2019|
|August 22, 2019||August 24, 2019||August 26, 2019|
|December 19, 2019|
|December 26, 2019||December 28, 2019||December 30, 2019|
|December 26, 2019|
|January 2, 2020||January 4, 2020||January 6, 2020|
8-Day Core Program
|Base cost with double room hotel occupancy||$2,250/p||$2,455/p|
|Supplement for single room hotel occupancy||$685/p||$760/p|
|Discount for ages 12 and under sharing a triple or quad occupancy hotel room*||-$250/p||-$300/p|
|Discount for ages 13-17 sharing a triple occupancy hotel room*||-$125/p||-$150/p|
10-Day Core Program
|Base cost with double room hotel occupancy||$2,600/p||$2,850/p|
|Supplement for single room hotel occupancy||$885/p||$990/p|
|Discount for ages 12 and under sharing a triple or quad occupancy hotel room*||-$400/p||-$500/p|
|Discount for ages 13-17 sharing a triple occupancy hotel room*||-$200/p||-$250/p|
Eilat Add-On Package
|Base cost with double room hotel occupancy Does not include the Petra Day Tour||$585/p||$585/p|
|Supplement for single room hotel occupancy||$260/p||$260/p|
|Discount for ages 2-17 sharing a triple or quad occupancy hotel room*||-$50/p||-$50/p|
|Supplement for guided Petra day tour from Eilat Includes Jordanian visa cost, border crossing fees and all tips||$375/p||$375/p|
Acco & Rosh Hanikrah Excursion
|Day tour from Tel Aviv on Day #10||$100/p||$100/p|
Summers in Israel tend to run hot, and our itinerary features more opportunities for swimming, a hands-on archeological dig activity, rafting on the Jordan River, and a longer stay in the Galilee.
Winters in Israel range from cool to mild, and our itinerary features extra time exploring Haifa, additional experiences in Jerusalem, and a 'safari tour' in the Hula migratory bird reserve.
Sign up at least five months in advance to lock in your spot and receive a $100/person discount. All payments are fully refundable up to four months in advance, so your savings are absolutely risk free.
I have voluntarily applied to participate in Israel Family Journey (the “Program”) organized by Authentic Israel and BBYO Passport LLC, along with their affiliated entities, partners, and other representatives (collectively known as the “Organizer”).Travel Associated Risk
I understand that there are risks associated with my participation in such a Program, including without limitation risks associated with general touring activities, outdoors activities, sporting activities, overnight stays, transportation, and travel as well as increased security and safety risks in Israel due to the prevalence of crime, political conflict, and limited availability of medical facilities that meet standards to which I am accustomed. I acknowledge that the nature of the Program may expose me to hazards or risks that may result in my illness, personal injury or death, and I understand and appreciate the nature of such hazards and risks.
I hereby accept all risk that may result from my participation in the Program, and I hereby fully and unconditionally release and forever discharge the Organizer from any and all liability to me, all members of my family, my personal representatives, estate, executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin and successors and assigns for any and all claims and causes of action for loss of or damage to my property (either owned or rented by me) and for any and all illness or injury to my person, including my death, that may result from or occur during and/or related to my participation in the Program, whether caused by the intentional acts, negligence or carelessness of any person or entity, including but not limited to any claims for negligence, negligent supervision and/or negligent provision of medical care and/or medication. This release extends and applies to, and covers and includes, all unknown, unforeseen, unanticipated, and unsuspected injuries, damages, loss and liability, and the consequences thereof, occurring in connection with and/or in any way related to my participation in the Program at any time after the execution of this Waiver and Release.Right to Participate
I understand that acceptance to the Program is conditioned upon submission of payment and all required travel information according to the posted deadline. Completion of these steps does not guarantee acceptance to the program, and I understand that the Organizer reserves the right to deny or revoke acceptance, in its sole discretion, at any point.Modifications to the Program
I understand that the Organizer reserves the right to consolidate and/or cancel specific trips and/or trip dates, in its sole discretion, without prior notice. I further understand that the published sample itinerary and/or program description included in any marketing material is subject to change at the sole discretion of the Organizer. I further understand that any itinerary documentation distributed as part of pre-trip preparation materials is also subject to reasonable change at the sole discretion of the Organizer.Property and Financial Responsibility
I understand that I will be required to pay for any damage I cause to property of others. I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Organizer from any financial liability or obligation which I personally incur, or for any injury or damage to the person or property of others which I cause or contribute to, while participating in the Program. I understand that the Organizer shall not be liable for any of my property (whether owned or rented) which is damaged, lost or stolen throughout the duration of the Program, including property contained in my luggage or within my hotel/accommodations – regardless of the circumstances.Food Allergies, Medical Contingencies and Consent to Treat
I understand that I am solely responsible for providing the Organizer with all relevant dietary and medical considerations pertaining to my well-being through the designated forms. I understand that Program staff will make a good faith effort to ensure that food is available on the Program that is consistent with any special dietary considerations I have specified but that I am nonetheless solely responsible for food that I consume. Further, I understand that the Organizer cannot guarantee an environment accommodating me if I have an airborne food allergy.
I understand that participation in the Program can be physically challenging and can involve irregular sleeping and eating schedules. I have consulted with a physician and have been advised that I am in good health. I do not suffer from any illnesses, conditions or disabilities that would make participation in the Program unwise, harmful or dangerous to myself or others.
Further, I agree that, if I become ill or incapacitated, the Organizer may take any action it deems necessary for my safety and well-being, including securing medical treatment (at my own expense) and making arrangements for transporting me home. I understand that in such instances I will not be entitled to any refund of paid Program fees or costs and that all travel arrangements, costs and liabilities associated with being returned home, including the cost of an escort if necessary, will be my sole responsibility.
I understand that the provision of available healthcare services in Israel may not meet the standards to which I am accustomed. I further understand that in the event I need medical care, I may be taken to and receive care from local clinics at the sole discretion of Program staff. In some instances, healthcare facilities expect upfront payment. I understand that I am responsible for all such payments, whether upfront or otherwise, and I have been advised that I should have access to travelers’ checks or a credit card at all times while in such countries in case of a medical emergency.Dispute Resolution
Any and all disputes between the parties arising out of or relating to this agreement, whether grounded in contract, tort or statutory law, shall be resolved exclusively by arbitration in Washington, DC. The arbitration shall be conducted in accordance with the Dispute Resolution Rules of JAMS. The prevailing party in the arbitration shall be entitled to its attorneys’ fees and costs plus any fees and costs incurred in connection with confirming the arbitrator’s award.Severability
If any provision of this Waiver and Release shall be found to be unenforceable, then a court making such determination shall have the authority to narrow the provision, which shall be enforceable in its narrowed form. Moreover, each provision is independent and severable from each other, so in the event any portion is found unenforceable and not modified, then the remainder of the Waiver and Release shall remain in full force and effect.
I hereby acknowledge that I have fully read, understood, and accepted each of the above provisions. I have had the opportunity to consult with an attorney at my own expense to discuss and review the terms of this Waiver and Release. I acknowledge that this Waiver and Release includes a release of liability which legally prevents me or any other person from filing suit, or making other claims for damages, in the event of death, personal injury, or property damage.
I understand and agree that this Waiver and Release is binding on me and members of my family, my heirs, estate, executors, administrators, personal representatives and next-of-kin and their successors and assigns. My acceptance of the Waiver and Release and participation in the Program signifies my understanding of and agreement with these statements and their implications.