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Blessed Journeys
11 Days
Jan 27 - Feb 8, 2019
Salt + Light Blessed Journeys
Israel, Palestine and Jordan 2019
Travel with Fr. Thomas Rosica, C.S.B. on a trip of a lifetime to The Holy Land.
Salt + Light invites you on a spiritual journey to the very home of our Christian faith. From January 27, 2019 (Depart Toronto, Canada) to February 8, 2019 (Depart Amman, Jordan) follow in the footsteps of Christ as you are invited to join us on a journey to Israel, Palestine and Jordan for 11 days of prayer, reflection and sightseeing. Whether at the Sea of Galilee or in the city of Jerusalem, memories made in the Holy Land are sure to last a lifetime. It was in these lands that the gospel was first spread and from where the Word of God was proclaimed to the whole- world. Don't miss this tremendous opportunity to grow in faith with Christ.
Sea of Galilee • Tiberias • Magdala • Nazareth • Mount of Beatitudes • Peter’s Primacy • Capernaum • Caesarea Philippi • Nazareth • Cana • Mt. Tabor • Jordan River • Jericho • Dead Sea Jerusalem • Ein Karem • Shepherd’s Field • Bethlehem • Petra • Amman
Package Includes (This itinerary is subject to change)
Economy class roundtrip airfare from Toronto
9 nights’ accommodation in superior hotels / 3 nights on the Sea of Galilee; 4 nights in Jerusalem; 1 night in Petra, 1 night in Amman prior to returning to Canada
Breakfast and dinner daily
2 lunches
Transportation by deluxe air-conditioned motor coach
Sightseeing as per itinerary
Local English speaking guides
Admission fees to sites visited
Baggage handling at hotel
Daily Mass at unforgettable locations
Fr. Thomas Rosica of Salt + Light, Spiritual Leader

This pilgrimage involves walking at times on cobblestones at times uphill, and requires our guests to board and disembark our vehicles several times a day making this tour unsuitable for those with reduced mobility.

For the benefit of everyone in the group, Salt and Light and Tours reserves the right to accept or reject anyone who may be deemed incompatible with the interest of the other participants. Salt and Light will not refund or cover any cost or expenses incurred for termination of vacation arrangements due to unacceptable or incompatible behaviour. The company is not responsibility for any missed activities due to a participant’s inability to participate with the group.

Special Assistance:
You must report any disability requiring special attention, at the time of registration. This pilgrimage involves walking, at times on cobblestones, at times uphill, at times over very rough terrain, and requires our guests to board and disembark our vehicles several times a day making this tour unsuitable for those with reduced mobility. We regret that we cannot provide individual assistance to any participant for walking, dining, while in their room, on flight, getting on and off motor coaches and other vehicles or other personal needs. A qualified and physically able companion must accompany travellers who need special assistance. It is the guest responsibility to arrange for such assistance prior to making their reservations. Motorized vehicles are unsuitable and not possible to arrange.

Reservations, deposits and payment:
- A deposit of $500.00 plus optional Travel Insurance Premium is due at the time of booking.
- A copy of the information page of your current passport must accompany this completed form.
- Balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
- A 3% service fee will apply when payment is made by credit card.
- If a booking is made 90 days or less prior to departure full payment is due.
- Reservations received after this date are subject to availability and currency fluctuations.
- We recommend strongly that you purchase cancellation insurance
For more information or to register:
Prevain Devendran
Manager, Operations, Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation
Call: 1.416.971.5353
Toll Free: 1.888.302.7181
Email: pdevendran@saltandlighttv.org
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Reservations

Both pages of the Registration form appropriately signed to indicate your acceptance of the Terms and conditions, and your non-refundable deposit of $500.00 is due at the time of booking. The deposit is required to reserve your place with hotels, airlines, etc. The final payment must be received 90 days before the departure. Late reservations must be accompanied by full payment.

Communications

All documents will be sent by email. Please provide your email address as this will be our main mode of communications.

Prices and Taxes

The prices quoted are per person in Canadian Dollars. Unless indicated otherwise, rates do not include air taxes imposed by the carrier, tips, beverages except coffee and tea during breakfast service, travel insurance, fuel surcharge, border taxes and visa fees if applicable. Gratuities will be collected prior to the departure or upon arrival to the destination to our representative. Gratuities are considered mandatory and will be distributed to your service providers, i.e. guide, coach driver and hotels. You will be informed after final payment date and before departure what the expected amount will be.

Payment

Our preferred form of payment is by cheque. Payment by credit card and will incur an service of 3% (Visa or MasterCard).

Air Travel – Deviations or Extensions

If you wish to deviate from the group travel arrangements or if you wish to extend your trip, this must be specified in writing, at the time of your reservation. All requests are subject to airline regulations and availability. Your acceptance of the new arrangements must be done in writing by email or fax, and once accepted, the changes will be confirmed and any additional changes will be subject to fees. Some changes may require immediate non-refundable payment (i.e. airline upgrades). Salt and Light cannot be held responsible for any delay or flight changes incurred by the airline. All group travel is offered in discounted economy class and as such, advance seating assignments are not available. Your preference may be requested and will be assigned at check in based on availability. Please advise your air mileage account at the time of reservation. Although we make every effort to apply the appropriate frequent flyer number to your reservation when it is provided to our office, we recommend that you show your card to the check in agent on departure day. We cannot guarantee that the points will be posted to your account otherwise.

Dietary Restrictions

Dietary restrictions and special meals during air travel must be requested at the time of your reservation. This information will be provided to the proper personnel. Please note that not all dietary requests can be accommodated, and we appreciate your understanding in this matter.

Itinerary Changes

We reserve the right to make reasonable changes to the itinerary when necessary for the comfort and well-being of the group. While we strive to operate the program as described in the promotional materials, changes to the itinerary, accommodations, services or order of the visits may be required due to local circumstances.

Responsibility of the Participant

It is important to note that the amount of walking many of our pilgrimages can be significant and the terrain may vary greatly. You may encounter hills, mountains, unpaved streets, cobblestone streets, etc. It is your responsibility to ensure that this tour suits your abilities. Those requiring extra assistance must be accompanied by a travelling companion that can administer this assistance. Also, note that some activities may not be suitable for your individual circumstance and any unused services will not be refundable. If you are not accustomed to physical activity, we recommend that you begin walking "briskly" 1-2 times a day; build up to 2-3 miles with no discomfort.