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How to get better travel insurance for your senior vacation by following these 3 simple steps

Posted by Gil Travel on September 1, 2017

Congratulations on booking your senior vacation! You’ve likely been overwhelmed with excitement for your upcoming travels, as you should be.

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Topics: Senior Travel

Why You Should Travel with a Guide on an Archaeological Tour of Israel

Posted by Lauren Yagoda on August 19, 2016

Archaeological sites are so abundant throughout Israel and fascinating to explore, but what’s the best way to truly grasp their historical context? When it comes to trips that focus on Israeli archaeology, your tour guide truly makes all the difference!

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Topics: Senior Travel

Rio 2016 Fans Rejoice! Gil Travel Can Show You Even MORE of South America

Posted by Lauren Yagoda on August 17, 2016

The roaring excitement of the Rio 2016 Olympics has certainly brought plenty of positive attention to South America! The telecasts display scenic seasides during beach volleyball tournaments and towering mountain ranges during the cycling events. The gorgeous South American atmosphere has made viewers want to pack their bags and head on down to join in the action. But Brazil is surely not the only country there is to see down there. If watching the Rio 2016 Olympics makes you want to travel over to South America, then you’re in luck! Gil Travel wants to take you there. Offering several trips to South American countries such as Argentina, Peru, and Colombia, Gil Travel can show you the breathtaking landscapes of our neighbors below the equator:

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Topics: World Travel, Senior Travel, Israel Travel

Jewish Explorations Launches 2016 Study Tours

Posted by Lauren Yagoda on October 29, 2015

Discover Jewish Civilization Around the Globe

JEWISH EXPLORATIONS is now offering an array of exciting educational travel programs in collaboration with us, the Gil Travel Group headquartered in Philadelphia.  As a leader in Jewish travel to Israel and worldwide, we're excited to work on these Scholar-Led Jewish Study Tours. Our first tour will depart in March 2016. Keep reading for more information and the complete roster of 2016 tours.

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Topics: group travel, Jewish Heritage, Senior Travel, Romantic trips

Introducing New Jewish Tours with Scholars

Posted by Lauren Yagoda on August 3, 2015

We at Gil Travel Group are very proud and excited to announce our upcoming collaboration with Adult Jewish Learning Programs in Princeton, NJ to offer the Jewishly-engaged sophisticated traveler a new option in worldwide education travel.

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Topics: Arts and Culture in Israel, Jewish Heritage, Senior Travel, Israel Travel, Romantic trips

2015 Maccabi Games Berlin: Keeping in Touch with Jewish Roots

Posted by Lauren Yagoda on June 3, 2015

A desire, a dream, a vision: those who have been in competitive sports can tell you what champions are made of. So there couldn’t be a better way than The Maccabi Games to allow athletes to attain this. It is also an opportunity to connect with each other, and their Jewish identity. These Games give the participants and observers a delightful mix of sports competition and cultural heritage. It’s a great feeling to cheer on an athlete going for the gold while at the same time, making memories for a lifetime.

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Topics: Arts and Culture in Israel, Custom Programs, Family Tours, Jewish Heritage, World Travel, Israel Travel, Senior Travel

Thoughts of a Traveler: Israel Vacation

Posted by Lauren Yagoda on December 1, 2014

This is part of our Travel Diary series where our travelers write about their experiences abroad and share it with our readers.

Thank you very much Stacey, for sharing and allowing us to share with all of our readers! 

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Topics: guest posting & travel experience, Senior Travel, Israel Travel

Israel Bike Tour

Posted by Iris Hami on April 26, 2014

Experience an Israel Bike Tour!

Israel Bike Tour

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Topics: Fun stuff, group travel, Israel Travel, Senior Travel

Senior Tour of Israel: Oct 29 to Nov 11, 2014

Posted by Iris Hami on April 12, 2014

Senior Trip to Israel

One of the special dinners
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Topics: group travel, Israel Travel, Senior Travel

Sites to Visit in Israel

Posted by Iris Hami on April 5, 2014

Essential Israel – Must-See Sites in Israel

Camel riding is an experience you won't soon forget!

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Topics: Culture and Heritage, Fun stuff, Israel Travel, World Travel, Senior Travel