Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Updated 03 July 2020

While the government travel advice remains as avoid non-essential travel and constantly evolving quarantine restrictions, we are working with all our customers to help them rebook their holidays where possible.

The safety and wellbeing of our customers is our top priority.


I am due to travel from July onwards

A lot of flights are operating albeit on a reduced frequency for July and beyond. If you are due to travel in July we will contact you and discuss all options with you. We will be contacting people in order of travel date, so bear with us we will get to you.

We are prioritising all rebooking’s based on travel date.

I am due to pay the balance of my holiday, but I’m concerned
We will do our very best to work with you in this regard. On some selected destinations we may be able to delay the balance due date. Please contact our sales team regarding your booking.

I want to change my holiday, what do I do?
Depending on when and where you are travelling to, we will assist you where we can but please bear in mind our focus is on July holidays at the moment.

You are welcome to contact our office during our normal office hours of 9.00am – 5.00pm Mon-Fri. You may also email info@sunway.ie and one of our team will get back to you.

I’m still worried, can I cancel my booking?
If your flight is still operating and you choose to cancel your holiday, then this would be subject to our cancellation policy as per our booking conditions.

I want to book a new holiday but I am concerned I will lose my money?

  • You can book your holiday in complete confidence with Sunway
  • We are an Irish Family owned and operated holiday company, taking Irish holidaymakers on holiday for more than 53 years
  • Sunway Travel is licensed and bonded with the commission for aviation (TA 0731 and TO 101) Do not take chances with unlicensed travel companies

I hope the above information has helped answer some of the queries you may have. Finally, I would just like to take this opportunity to thank you for all the kind words of support you’ve shared with me over the past few weeks. These are really tough times for Sunway and the Travel Industry of Ireland, but we look forward to planes flying soon so we can take you on holidays.

I remain convinced that, when we do return to the skies, we will be both stronger and better than before.

Let’s all look forward to travelling again soon!

Warm regards
Mary Denton
CEO

Holyland Tour

Holyland Tour Holidays with Sunway

Tel Aviv Accommodation - Holyland Tour - Sunway.ie Holyland Tour, Tel Aviv
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Holyland Tour

Day 1 - Sunday, Arrival to Tel Aviv
Upon arrival to Tel Aviv Airport you will be met by our representative who will be holding a sign with your name on, immediately after passport control. Our representative will guide you to pick up your luggage, after which you will be escorted via Customs to meet your driver who will transfer you to your hotel. Evening at leisure in Tel Aviv.
Overnight: Tel Aviv

Day 2 - Monday, Tel Aviv / Beer Sheba / Masada & Dead Sea
Meet you tour guide in the morning and set off from Tel Aviv, driving south, passing by the cities of Ashdod and Ashkelon to Beersheba, for a short visit of the capital of the Negev Desert.Continue via Arad to Masada, Israel’s foremost archaeological park.Ascend via cable-car for a thorough visit that gives insight to the rituals, politics and culture of the people who inhabited this desert fortress, which was the last stronghold of the Jewish Zealots in their war against the Romans. Visit the excavations, Herod’s palaces, the synagogue, bathhouse and cisterns, and enjoy the breath-taking view of the Roman camps and the Dead Sea.Descend to the lowest place on earth - the Dead Sea, to experience the mineral-rich black mud and to float in its salty waters. Passing by the oasis of Ein Gedi, proceed through the Judean Desert to Jerusalem.
Overnight: Jerusalem

Day 3 - Tuesday, Jerusalem
Start the day at the Israel Museum’s Shrine of the Book with the famous Dead Sea scrolls, then a visit to the beautifully renovated model of the Herodian city of Jerusalem, dating back to the time of the Second Temple. Enjoy Ein Karem; a picturesque village in the south western outskirts of Jerusalem. This small village has great significance in Christian traditions, since this is where according to tradition John the Baptist was born. Visit Yad Vashem the official memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust, established in 1953, located at the foot of Mt. Hertzl. Visit Bethlehem – the birthplace of Jesus at the Church of the Nativity and Manger Square.
Overnight: Jerusalem

Day 4 - Wednesday, Jerusalem
Enter the Old City of Jerusalem where you will see the Western Wall and the actual site of the Second Temple, the Temple Mount. Walk the Way of the Cross, the Via Dolorosa, to Calvary and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, housing both the traditional site of Crucifixion and the Tomb of the Resurrection.To the southwest, just outside the Old City, is Mount Zion, with the traditional tomb of King David and the Room of the Last Supper. Enjoy the spectacular panoramic view of Jerusalem - the holy city for each of the world’s three great religions – Christianity, Judaism and Islam, from atop the Mount of Olives. Visit the Garden of Gethsemane where Judas betrayed Jesus. In the heart of a neighbourhood in downtown Jerusalem, visit Mahane Yehuda to experience the flavours, aromas, colours and the traders' interaction with the crowds, at the largest open market in Israel.
Overnight: Jerusalem

Day 5 - Thursday, Beit Shean / Nazareth / Safed
Leave Jerusalem and drive north passing by Jericho, the oldest city in the world.Travel through the Jordan Valley and the new settlements to Beit Shean, and visit the excavations of this beautifully preserved Roman City. On to Nazareth to visit the Church of the Annunciation and Christian holy sites. Proceed to Safed, city of the Kabbalah and centre of Jewish mysticism, to visit the beautiful streets of the artists' colony.
Overnight: Kibbutz Hotel

Day 6 - Friday, Golan Heights / Sea of Galilee
Drive up to the Golan Heights passing by Banias, source of the Jordan River, former Syrian fortifications and the Druze villages. Enjoy an Israeli wine country experience, with vineyards surrounded by breath-taking views. Become acquainted with the collection of fine and rare wines enjoying a tour, wine tasting and understanding of the wine production process. Descend to the shore of the Sea of Galilee and proceed to Capernaum, to visit the ruins of the ancient synagogue, the Mount of Beatitudes, traditional site of the ‘Sermon on the Mount’ and Tabgha, the traditional site of the ‘miracle of the loaves and the fish'. Onwards to Tiberias, the old centre of Jewish learning.
Optional sailing on a boat across the Sea of Galilee to experience the tranquility and scenery little changed during the past 2000 years (subject to conditions and fee).
Overnight: Kibbutz Hotel

Day 7 - Saturday, Acre / Haifa / Caesarea / Tel Aviv
After breakfast drive through the hills of the Galilee, westwards to Acre (Akko) for a visit of the old, famous Crusader stronghold and medieval fortifications. Continue to Haifa, ascending Mount Carmel for a panoramic view of the city, including the Baha'i Shrine, Persian Garden, and Haifa bay.
Proceed along the Mediterranean coast to Caesarea to visit the Roman Theatre and the Crusader fortress at what is known as the “masterpiece of Herod the Great”. End the day with a short city tour of Tel Aviv and the ancient port of Jaffa.
Overnight: Tel Aviv

Day 8 - Sunday, Departure
Transfer to the airport for departure, or extension tour to Jordan and/or Egypt.

Rates include:


  • 7 night’s hotel accommodation on bed and breakfast basis
  • Assistance at the airport upon arrival
  • Transfers from/to airport on arrival and departure
  • Sightseeing in a modern air conditioned motor-coach
  • Service of a Government licensed guide on all touring days
  • Entrance fees to places of interest while touring

Not included:


  • Porterage at airport
  • Tipping for guide, driver and hotel staff
  • Beverages with meals
  • Travel Insurance

Terms:


  • The sequence of the tour, hotels used, and sites visited may be amended due to circumstances
  • Valuable belongings should never be left in the vehicle when unattended
  • Luggage: one suitcase and one handbag per person

*=local charge

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