Eurovision Song Contest -Tel Aviv 2019 - Weekend package

EUROVISION 2019 is coming to TEL AVIV and you should too! Start your summer adventures with OUTstanding Travel. 

After Netta's amazing victory at the 63rd Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon, the music festival is coming to Israel for the third time!

OUTstanding Travel has put together a fabulous program highlighting the best of Tel Aviv and Israel in honor of the 64th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest .

Join thousands of tourists in celebration of Europe's hottest and gayest event of the year. Pack your sunglasses and bathing suit to soak up the mediterranean spice - Tel Aviv style.

OUTstanding Travel has worked hard to bring you the best of Tel Aviv... we hope you join us!

Our suggested weekend program is below, however, feel free to contact us for questions or bespoke itineraries.

DAY 1: WEDNESDAY -may 15th- Tel Aviv
Shalom and welcome to Israel!

Upon landing at Ben Gurion Airport, you will be greeted by an OUTstanding Travel representative who will assist you with your baggage and with your transfer to the hotel. Upon arrival at your hotel, walk the streets of Tel Aviv and soak up the vibes of one of the hippest cities on earth. Embrace the gay vibrancy and pride, a paradise of golden beaches, world-class nightlife, culture and cuisine. Head over to the Charles Clore Park by the sea - the Eurovision village and enjoy all that the show has to offer.

DAY 2: THURSDAY - may 16th - Choose your Gay Bus destination to: Madasa and the Dead Sea / Jerusalem

Today you will be joining one of our special Guy Bus Tours departing from Tel Aviv:

Option 1 - Masada & the Dead Sea:
Departing Tel Aviv, head south-east through the Judean Desert to the mountain fortress of Masada.
With the cable car we will ascend to the mountain top where lays the ancient fortress. Overlooking the biblical Moab Mountains, Masada was built in year 30 BC by King Herod. 
Right there, at the top of the mountain, in middle of the desert, discover the history of one the greatest Jewish symbols of hope and pride.
Continue to the lowest point on earth for some swimming & floating at Mother Nature's largest spa - The Dead Sea!
Spend the afternoon enjoying the buoyant therapeutic waters and world famous rejuvenating mud of this mineral-rich sea, before enjoying an Israeli style buffet at a hotel in the area. 

Option 2 - Jerusalem:
Entrench yourself in the rich history of Jerusalem, the capital of Israel. Only being an hour away from Tel Aviv, get to absorb the spiritual nature of such sites as the Via Dolorosa, the Western Wall, and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Last Supper Room and King David’s Tomb. Enjoy a delicious lunch in the historical Armenian Quarter where you will get the chance to visit and shop in the vibrant street markets of Jerusalem.
We will drive back to Tel Aviv in time to get ready to the contest's second semi-final.

DAY 3: FRIDAY - may 17th - Tel Aviv
Following breakfast, start the day with the tour of the White City guided by our OUTstanding tour guide. Feel free to inquire about our superb Gay community and experience Rothschild Boulevard, one of Tel Aviv’s most iconic streets. Located in the heart of the White City of Tel Aviv, Rothschild Boulevard is a commercial center, with major financial institutions lining the street, a cultural center, which includes the main theater and concert hall of Tel Aviv, a culinary center, with tens of top restaurants, and a leisure center. Visit the lovely Neve Tzedek, the first neighborhood of Tel Aviv, built in 1887, and the historical sites of Old City Jaffa, one of the oldest port cities in the world; soak up its ancient atmosphere and walk along the famous Artist's Quarter. This is an amazing opportunity to get to know the city for yourself!
At night join thousands of fans at one of the many parties the city has to offer. 

A day to relax and recover. Make the most of your stay in Tel Aviv. Spend the day lounging at the Hilton Gay Beach or visiting the Tel Aviv port and gather your strength for the tip top high of this week- Grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest!

DAY 5: SUNDAY - may 19th – Departure Day
Following breakfast, check out from the hotel and transfer to Ben Gurion International Airport for your flight back home, taking with you everlasting fond memories of your Israeli Eurovision Weekend 
Goodbye and Le’Hitraot (till we see you again)!

* Find below the different hotel catagories and rates

Our rates include:

•4 overnights hotel accommodation on bed & breakfast basis
•Greet and assist at the airport by an OUTstanding Travel Representative
•Private taxi transfer from Ben Gurion Airport to the hotel in Tel Aviv
•Walking tour of Tel Aviv & Jaffa with a certified tour guide 
• OUTstanding Travel Gay Bus to Jerusalem OR Masada & the Dead Sea
•Ticket to one of the Eurovision parties. 
•Private taxi transfer from the hotel in Tel Aviv to Ben Gurion Airport

Our rates exclude:

• Expenses of a personal nature
• Meals throughout the entire tour other than mentioned
• Spa Treatments at the Dead Sea
• Tips to driver, guide and restaurant staff
• Any other item not mentioned above

Cancellation Policy:

•Up to 29 days prior to arrival date: 15% from the total services
•28 – 21 days before arrival date: 30% from the total services
•20 – 14 days before arrival date: 50% from the total services
•13 – 7 days before arrival date: 80% from the total services
•Less than 7 days before arrival date: 100% from the total Services

It is our company policy to receive a 30% deposit upon booking, and full payment 4 weeks prior to arrival.
Option 1: The Jaffa Hotel
The Jaffa Hotel - Classic Room

Price per person in a Double Room - USD 1.870,-
Price for a person in a single room - USD 3.410,-
option 2: Carlton Hotel
Carlton Hotel - Premium Room

Price for a person in a Double Room - USD 1.345,-
Price for a person in a single room - USD 2.260,-
option 3: Herods Hotel
Herods Hotel Tel Aviv - Standard Room

Price per person in a double room - USD 1.275,-
Price for a person in a single room - USD 2.220,-
Option 4: NYX Hotel
NYX Tel Aviv Hotel - Stadnard Room

Price per person in a double room - USD 1.035,-
Price for a person in a single room - USD 1.740,-
option 5: Abraham Hostel
Abraham Hostel - Economy Room

Price per person in a double room - USD 745,-
Price for a person in a single room - USD 1.135,-