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Tree of Life Journey | March 2020
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Land Expenses for Israel-Palestine – March 10-21, 2020

$2,200 for double room
$2,700 for a single room

Student discounted rate (single room supplement not available for student rates) – $1717

Includes buses, major tips (bus driver, tour guides, porters), 2 meals per day (sometimes 3), and all hotels. Does not include airfare, alcoholic beverages, tips for hotel maid service, or personal items.


Land Expenses for Istanbul Extension – March 6-11, 2020

Adults double occupancy $726
Single room supplemental charge $250

Includes buses, major tips (bus drivers, tour guides, porters) 2 meals per day, all hotels, and transfer to and from airport. Does not cover transatlantic airfare, visa for Turkey ($20), alcoholic beverages, tips for hotel maid service, or personal items.


Payment Details

A refundable deposit of $500 is due by January 15, 2019

Payment in full of $1717 (students) or $2,200 ($2,926 with Turkey extension) is due by January 30, 2020.

Please note that this is payment for services rendered and is not a tax-deductible charitable contribution. The fee of $2,200 includes ground transportation, lodging, breakfasts, dinners, most tips, and speaker fees. Airfare is not included. Please add the single room supplements to your total as needed.

No refunds can be made after February 15, 2020.

Additionally, we urge each participant to consider making a tax-deductible gift to Tree of Life Educational Fund. Your gift will support scholarships for those otherwise unable to afford the journey, as well as efforts to promote justice and peace in Israel/Palestine. In the past, such contributions have been anywhere from $5 to $10,000. Your gift of any size makes a difference.

Payment by Mail:

Please make checks payable to: TOL Honoraria Trust
Mail to:  Tree of Life Educational Fund
P.O. Box 968
Old Lyme, CT 06371

Payment Online via SafeSave:

Deposits and payments for the upcoming Tree of Life Journey may be made through our SafeSave account.

As SafeSave charges us 3% per transaction, please add a commensurate amount to your payment to cover this expense. Click on the button below to securely make your payment through SafeSave.

Note: The form will ask for a “Donation.” This is really payment towards your Journey and will be recorded as such in the TOLEF SafeSave account. The “Donation” designation allows for various amounts to be paid towards a Journey. Funds paid are not tax deductible.

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If you have questions, please contact David Good – davidwgood@fccol.org