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  • General Info About Your Documents, Flights, Arrival & Travel

    Please visit www.tsa.gov for the most up to date travel restrictions

    Passports and Visas

    All U.S. citizens must travel with a valid passport to enter Israel. Your passport MUST be valid at least 6 months upon your scheduled return date to the USA.

    All U.S. citizens must travel with a valid passport to enter Canada. Your passport MUST be valid at least 3 months upon your scheduled return date to the USA.

    All U.S. citizens must travel with a valid passport to enter United Arab Emirates. Your passport MUST be valid at least 6 months upon your scheduled return date to the USA.

    All U.S. citizens must travel with a valid passport to enter Switzerland. Your passport MUST be valid at least 3 months upon your scheduled return date to the USA.

    All U.S. citizens must travel with a valid passport to enter the UK (United Kingdom). Your passport MUST be valid at least 3 months upon your scheduled return date to the USA.

    All U.S. citizens must have a valid passport to enter Germany . Please note that for most European travel your passport MUST be valid for 6 months after your scheduled return date.

    All U.S. citizens must travel with a valid passport to enter Spain. Your passport MUST be valid at least 3 months upon your scheduled return date to the USA.

    All U.S. citizens must travel with a valid passport to enter the UK (United Kingdom). Your passport MUST be valid at least 6 months upon your scheduled return date to the USA.

    All U.S. citizens must travel with a valid passport to enter Turkey. Your passport MUST be valid at least 3 months upon your scheduled return date to the USA.

    All U.S. citizens must travel with a valid passport to enter Spain. Your passport must be valid at least 3 months after your scheduled return date to the USA.

    All U.S. citizens must travel with a valid passport to enter Russia. Your passport MUST be valid at least 6 months upon your scheduled return date to the USA.

    All U.S. citizens must travel with a valid passport to enter Portugal. Your passport MUST be valid at least 6 months upon your scheduled return date to the USA.

    All U.S. citizens must travel with a valid passport to enter Poland. Your passport MUST be valid at least 3 months upon your scheduled return date to the USA.

    All U.S. citizens must travel with a valid passport to enter Mexico. Your passport must be valid at least 3 months after your scheduled return date to the USA.

    All U.S. citizens must travel with a valid passport to enter Medjugorje. Your passport MUST be valid at least 3 months upon your scheduled return date to the USA.

    All U.S. citizens must travel with a valid passport to enter Jordan. Your passport MUST be valid at least 6 months upon your scheduled return date to the USA. All U.S citizens travelling to Jordan will obtain a visa upon arrival in Amman. The cost of the visa is 20 JD (about $30) per person. You will purchase your visa at the airport before collecting your luggage and passing through customs. There is no immigration or visa form required. Certain nationalities require an entry visa to be obtained prior to travel. It is recommended that you check with the Jordanian diplomatic mission in your country prior to travel to ensure that you have all the necessary paperwork for travel.

    All U.S. citizens must travel with a valid passport to enter Ireland. Your passport MUST be valid at least 6 months upon your scheduled return date to the USA.

    All U.S. citizens must travel with a valid passport to enter Hungary. Your passport MUST be valid at least 3 months upon your scheduled return date to the USA.

    All U.S. citizens must travel with a valid passport to enter Greece. Your passport MUST be valid at least 6 months after your scheduled return date to the USA.

    Germany . Please note that for most European travel your passport MUST be valid for 6 months after your scheduled return date.

    All U.S. citizens must travel with a valid passport to enter France. Your passport MUST be valid at least 3 months upon your scheduled return date to the USA.

    Passports and Visas: All U.S. citizens must travel with a valid passport to enter Egypt. Your passport MUST be valid at least 6 months upon your scheduled return date to the USA. If you have not yet obtained your passport, or just noticed that it will not be valid 6 months after your return, URGENTLY contact your local passport office and apply for an expedited passport/-or passport renewal.

    All U.S citizens travelling to Egypt will receive Forms upon arrival that they will need to fill out in order to obtain their Tourist Visa. Airport Staff will meet you before you enter immigration, and will assist with the Forms, the Visa Stamp, collecting your Luggage, and making your way through the Arrivals Hall to meet your Guide.

    *A “Tourist Visa” is NOT the same as a standard Visa (that requires an application process at the Consulate.) A Tourist Visa is given to everyone entering Egypt as a Tourist, upon filling out the forms given to you upon arrival. The Tourist Visa comes in the form of a card (similar to a Business Card) that you keep with your Passport.

    **Standard Visa’s are NOT required for US Passport holders traveling on any 206 Tours Pilgrimage (Tours 1 – 227 and Specials).

    ***Certain nationalities require an entry visa to be obtained prior to travel. For those who hold a passport from a foreign country, please be advised that it is the passenger’s responsibility to reconfirm if a visa is required. Please find the embassy information on the country you will be visiting as soon as possible to determine if you need. You must ensure that you have all the necessary paperwork for travel.

    All U.S. citizens must travel with a valid passport to enter Czech Republic. Your passport MUST be valid at least 6 months upon your scheduled return date to the USA.

    All U.S. citizens must travel with a valid passport to enter Medjugorje. Your passport MUST be valid at least 3 months upon your scheduled return date to the USA.

    All U.S. citizens must travel with a valid passport to enter Europe. Your passport MUST be valid at least 3 months upon your scheduled return date to the USA.

    All U.S. citizens must travel with a valid passport to enter Austria. Your passport MUST be valid at least 6 months upon your scheduled return date to the USA.

    All U.S. citizens must travel with a valid passport to enter Argentina. Your passport MUST be valid at least 3 months upon your scheduled return date to the USA.

    All U.S. citizens must travel with a valid passport to enter Israel. Your passport MUST be valid at least 6 months upon your scheduled return date to the USA.

    If you have not yet obtained your passport, or just noticed that it will not be valid months after your return, URGENTLY contact your local passport office and apply for an expedited passport/-or passport renewal.
    For those who hold a passport from a foreign country, please be advised that it is the passenger’s responsibility to reconfirm if any visas are required. Below please find embassy information on the country you will be visiting.

  • Currency & Money

    Currency

    The Canadian dollar (CAD) is the currency of Canada. and United Arab Emirates dirham (AED) is the currency of United Arab Emirates and The EURO is the currency of Switzerland. and The EURO is the currency of Netherlands. and The EURO is the currency of Germany. and The EURO is the currency of Spain. and The British Pound (GBP)is the currency of the UK (United Kingdom), however the US Dollar and Euro are widely accepted. and The Turkish Lira (TRY) is the currency of Turkey, however the US Dollar and Euro are widely accepted. and The euro is the currency of Spain and The Rouble (RUB) is the currency of Russia. and he EURO is the currency of Portugal. and The Zloty (PLN) is the currency of Poland, but Euro (EUR) is also accepted. and Peso is the currency of Mexico and The Bosnian Convertible Marka (BAM) is the currency of Medjugorje. and The basic unit of currency is the Jordanian Dinar (JOD). and The Euro is the currency of Ireland. and The Forint (HUF) is the currency of Hungary, but EURO is also accepted. and Euro is the currency of Greece. and The EURO is the currency of Germany. and The Euro is the currency of France. and The basic unit of currency is the Egyptian pound divided into 100 piasters. Banknotes: 25, 50 (piasters), 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 (Egyptian pounds). Silver coins: 5, 10, 20 piasters. and The Koruna (CZK) is the currency of Czech Republic, but the Euro (EUR) is also widely accepted. and The Bosnian Convertible Marka (BAM) is the currency of Medjugorje. and Euro is the currency of Belgium. and The EURO is the currency of Austria. and Argentine Peso (ARS) is the currency of Argentina. and Euro is the currency of Italy. and Israeli Shekel (ILS) is the currency of Israel, though the US dollar is widely accepted. For most current exchange rates please visit www.xe.com.

    Tips

    Tips are an important part of earnings for your guides and bus drivers. Although you should tip according to your discretion and satisfaction, we recommend that you bring the money and place in tip envelopes (included in your final documents package) as follows:

    guide tips

    bus-driver tips

    Spiritual Director/ Your Priest - Gift or donation to the
    Spiritual Director is at your own discretion.

    priest tips

  • Luggage & What to Pack

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  • About Europe & Travel Abroad

    Calling from Israel (Dynamic Catholic) / Norway / Denmark / Domestic Pilgrimages / USA Washington, DC / Canada / United Arab Emirates / Switzerland / Netherlands / Oberammergau Passion Play - Germany / El Camino - The Way of St. James / England / Turkey / Spain / Russia / Portugal / Poland / Mexico / Bosnia-Herzegovina / Jordan / Ireland / Hungary / Greece / Germany / France / Egypt / Czech Republic / Croatia / Belgium / Austria / Argentina / Italy / Israel to the USA

    To make a direct international call, first dial “00” and then dial the country code (1 for the US and Canada, just like at home), then the local area code and telephone number.

    Calling from the USA to Israel (Dynamic Catholic) / Norway / Denmark / Domestic Pilgrimages / USA Washington, DC / Canada / United Arab Emirates / Switzerland / Netherlands / Oberammergau Passion Play - Germany / El Camino - The Way of St. James / England / Turkey / Spain / Russia / Portugal / Poland / Mexico / Bosnia-Herzegovina / Jordan / Ireland / Hungary / Greece / Germany / France / Egypt / Czech Republic / Croatia / Belgium / Austria / Argentina / Italy / Israel

    If your family wishes to call you during the pilgrimage from within the US, you must first dial 011, then then the country code (1) in Canada and (971) in UAE and (41) in Switzerland and (31) in Netherland and (49) in Germany and (34) in Spain and (44) in England and (90) in Turkey and (34) in Spain and (7) in Russia and (351) in Portugal and (43) in Poland and (52) in Mexico and (387) in Bosnia-Herzegovina and (962) in Jordan and (353) in Ireland and (36) in Hungary and (30) in Greece and (49) in Germany and (33) in France and (20) in Egypt and (43) in Czech Republic and (385) in Croatia and (+32) in Belgium and (+43) in Austria and (54) in Argentina and (972) in Israel which is then followed by the local area code and telephone number.

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Travel Insurance

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Extended Constellation Protection Plan

A Cancellation Waiver - allowing you to cancel your trip and receive a refund anytime - up until 24 hours prior to departure. The "Waiver" expires once you are within 24 hours of departure.

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