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Israel: 8-Day Vacations from $1299

 

By Francesca Miele

 
Troy Tours’ Israel vacation package starts at $1,299 per person. The price includes flights, accommodations, tours via air-conditioned motor coach, most meals, entrance fees, and hotel taxes.
 
What you get for the money:
  • Round-trip airfare from New York; other departure cities are available at varying rates
  • Airline taxes and fuel surcharges.
  • One night’s accommodations in Netanya.
  • Two nights’ accommodations in Acre.
  • Three nights’ accommodations in Jerusalem.
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges.
  • Attractions’ entrance fees.
  • English-speaking tour guides.
  • All transfers via air-conditioned motor coach.
  • Six breakfasts and six dinners.
 
How to get this deal: Visit Troy Tours‘ website. Travel at the sale price is valid for departures from New York on October 29th; other dates and departure cities are available. Troy Tours hasn’t listed a booking deadline, so this offer could change at any time. Always remember to compare prices from multiple providers before booking your vacation package.
 
The fine print: All rates are subject to availability. Prices are per room per night, and exclude taxes. Some blackout dates may apply. All prices, dates, and booking details listed here were valid at the time of publication. Some information may have changed since that time.
 
PUBLICATION: SmarterTravel
DATE PUBLISHED: June 26, 2016
 

8-Day Tour of Israel From $ 1.299

 

By Budget Travel Editors

 
We are loving this 8-day tour of Israel from Troy Escorted Tours.
 
Starting at $ 1.299, the tour offers exceptional value for travelers who've always planned to see the Holy Land but felt it might be out of reach. You'll depart for Tel Aviv on Turkish Airlines and tour bucket-list destinations that include Caesarea (built by Herod the Great), the beautiful port of Haifa, historic Nazareth, the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and fabulous Jerusalem.
 
PUBLICATION: Budget Travel
DATE PUBLISHED: June 22, 2016
 

Troy Tours is offering a six-night Escorted tour of Israel

 

By Phil Marty

 
Troy Tours is offering a six-night Escorted tour of Israel that's Justine prices from $ 1,399 per person, double occupancy, including round-trip air from Chicago.
 
Prices vary by date, and the offer is good for travel from September until March 2017. The deal includes lodging, breakfast, dinners and ─░ngilizce-speaking guide and sightseeing.
 
PUBLICATION: Chicago Tribune
DATE PUBLISHED: July 1 2016
 

Here's a budget tour to Israel for less than $ 1,500 - including airfare from LAX

 

By Rosemary McClure

 
The eight-day budget tour to Israel visits Jerusalem and another iconic locales.
 
Explore the haunting deserts, cities and archaeological treasures of modern Israel in this budget tour that includes round-trip air mouse from Los Angeles, plus meals and accommodations, for less than $ 1.500 per person.
 
The eight-day Troy Tour, which begins in Tel Aviv, includes iconic sites such as Mount Zion, the River Jordan and the Church of the Annunciation. Among other excursions, tour Participants ascend the Mount of Olives for a view of the Old City of Jerusalem, visit the Garden of Gethsemane and walk the Via Dolorosa.
 
Dates: Several dates are available in January, February and March.
 
Price: $ 1.499 per person, double occupancy, including round-trip international air mouse from LAX, six nights' accommodations, breakfast and dinner, guide and airport transfers. Optional tours available for Dead Sea and Masada and Istanbul.
 
PUBLICATION: Los Angeles Timestar
DATE PUBLISHED: December 22, 2015
 

Troy Tours is offering a six-night tour of Israel starting at $ 1.399 per person double.

 

By Carol Sottile is and Andrea Sachs

 
Troy Tours is offering a six-night tour of Israel starting at $ 1.399 per person double. The trip includes round-trip airfare from Washington Dulles International Airport to Tel Aviv; three nights' hotel in Jerusalem, two nights in Acre and one night in Netanya; 12 meals; land transport; guided tours; airport transfers; and taxes. Departures take place every Saturday, Jan. The March 23-April 9 26 departure is $ 100 more; April 2 and 9 are $ 200 higher. Book by Jan. 13. Info: 310-417-3460, www.troytours.co .
 
PUBLICATION: Washington Post
DATE PUBLISHED: December 12, 2015
 

Troy Tours is offering special pricing on its Istanbul and Cappadocia tour.

 

By Carol Sottile is and Andrea Sachs

 
Troy Tours is offering special pricing on its Istanbul and Cappadocia tour. The six-night trip from Washington now starts at $ 1.299 per person double for three departures in November, December and January; other departure dates are available for $ 1.399. The trip includes round-trip airfare from Washington Dulles to Istanbul; round-trip air from Istanbul to Kayseri, Turkey; six nights' lodging at the Uchisar Kaya Hotel and the Wyndham Istanbul Old City; daily breakfast; two sightseeing tours; airport transfers; and taxes. Priced separately, the trip would start at about $ 1.520 per person. Info: 310-417-3460, www.troytours.co .
 
PUBLICATION: Washington Post
DATE PUBLISHED: December 12, 2015
 

Troy Tours is offering its Istanbul & Jerusalem tour starting at $ 1.099 per person double.

 

By Carol Sottile is and Andrea Sachs

 
Troy Tours is offering its Istanbul & Jerusalem tour starting at $ 1.099 per person double. The trip includes airfare from Washington Dulles to Istanbul, with the return from Tel Aviv; airfare from Istanbul to Tel Aviv; three nights of lodging at Askoc Hotel in Istanbul; three nights at the Jerusalem Gold Hotel; airport transfers; daily breakfast; three dinners in Jerusalem; and taxes. Cheapest rates apply to select departures in January, February and March; October through other departures are available at slightly higher rates. Priced separately, the trip would cost about $ 185 more per person. Book by Nov. 30.
 
Info: 310-417-3460, www.troytours.co .
 
PUBLICATION: Washington Post
DATE PUBLISHED: November 12, 2015
 

TRAVEL DEALS

 

By Kaelin of Conforti

 
Turkey, Air, Tours, 6 Nights, From $ 1.199
 
Spend some time getting to know Istanbul and Cappadocia with this travel deal to Turkey that throws in guided tours and daily breakfast.
 
Spend some time exploring the Blue Mosque in Istanbul with this travel package that also Gives you time in Cappadocia, Turkey. (Courtesy Tuckerg / mybudgettravel)
 
The Real Deal This vacation package to Turkey includes round-trip airfare between Boston and Istanbul on Turkish Airlines flights, three nights 'accommodations at the Istanbul Wyndham Old City, three nights' accommodations at the Kaya Uchisar cave hotel in Cappadocia, round-trip domestic flights of within the country, the daily breakfast buffet, a full-day guided city tour of Istanbul, a full-day guided tour of Cappadocia, airport transfers, and entrance fees per itinerary, from $ 1.199 per person including all hotel and air taxes and fees.
 
Gateway in Boston and New York City ($ 1.199); additional fees apply for Washington DC, Chicago, Houston, LA, and San Francisco.
 
When Select dates thru Mar. 19, 2016.
 
Book By Nov. 30, 2015.
 
The Fine Print Based on double occupancy. Reader thes the guidelines before you book any Real Deal.
 
Contact Troy Tours, 866 / 549-4579, troytours.co.
 
PUBLICATION: Budget Travel
DATE PUBLISHED: June 9, 2015
 

Turkey: Up, up and away on a low-cost tour of Istanbul, Cappadocia

 

By Rosemary McClure

 
Visit the ancient Bazaars of Istanbul and the magical landscape of Cappadocia volcanic-rock on an eight-day tour that explores the diversity of Turkey.
 
The budget tour includes three days in Istanbul, which spans Europe and Asia and offers upscale hotels, dining and shops in the midst of Ottoman Empire and Byzantine structures. In Cappadocia, spend three nights in a cave hotel, while exploring the region's spectacular valleys and mountains.
 
Dates: the Departures every Saturday from Oct. 31 to March 19.
 
Price: From $ 1.599 per person, double occupancy; single supplement $ 490. Includes round-trip airfare from LAX to Istanbul, six nights accommodations, round-trip domestic flights of within the country, daily breakfast, guided tours and entrance fees of Istanbul and Cappadocia. Optional balloon tour in Cappadocia is $ 200.
 
PUBLICATION: Los Angeles Times
DATE PUBLISHED: July 6 2015
 

Europe: Explore ancient capitals of the Roman Empire.

 

By Rosemary McClure

 
Explore the ancient capitals of the Roman Empire on an Escorted excursion that includes private tours of the Vatican, Rome and Istanbul. Highlights along the route of the excursion Troy Tours include visits to the Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain and St. Peter's Square in Rome, plus stops in Istanbul at the Blue Mosque, the Grand Bazaar, with its 4,000 shops, and the Topkapi Palace, the seat of the Ottoman Empire for more than 400 years.
 
Dates: Eight days and six nights, with departures every Saturday in January, February and March. The last departure is March 29.
 
Price: $ 1.499 Rates are per person, double occupancy, and include round-trip airfare from LAX Turkish Airlines, plus two other international flights, and breakfast, tours, transfers and accommodations. Departure taxes ($ 76) are not included.
 
Info: Troy Tours, (310) 417-3460
 
PUBLICATION: Los Angeles Times
DATE PUBLISHED: September 29, 2014
 

Istanbul & Rome, Air, Tours, 6 Nights, From $ 1.299.

 

Spend a week exploring two of Europe's greatest cities with this last minute travel package to Istanbul and Rome.

 

By Kaelin of Conforti

 
The Real Deal Vacation package includes airfare from New York City to Istanbul, with a return trip from Rome, on Turkish Airlines; three nights at the Wyndham Istanbul Old City; three nights at the Napoleon Hotel in Rome; airfare between cities; a full-day guided city tour of Istanbul; a full day guided tour of Rome and Vatican City; private airport transfers; and daily buffet breakfast; from $ 1.299 per person plus air taxes of about $ 116 per person (depending on which city you fly out of).
 
When Nov. 8, 15, 29, Dec. 6, 2014 Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb. 7, 21, 28, Mar. 7, 2015 ($ 1.299); add $ 100 for Nov. 1, 22, 2014 Feb. 14, Mar. 14, 2015; add $ 200 for Mar. 21, 2015; add $ 300 for Mar. 28, 2015.
 
Gateways New York City ($ 1.299); add $ 100 F Boston, Washington DC, and Chicago; add $ 200 for Houston and Toronto; add $ 300 for LA
 
The Fine Print Airport taxes and fees are not included in the package price-departure taxes from the New York City area an extra $ 116 per person, but it depends on which city you're flying out of. Reader thes the guidelines before you book any Real Deal.
 
PUBLICATION: Budget Travel
DATE PUBLISHED: September 16, 2014
 

Troy Tours is offering a promotion on a six-night trip to Istanbul and Jerusalem.

 

By Carol Sottile is and Andrea Sachs

 
The trip starts at $ 1.695 per person double and includes round-trip airfare from Washington Dulles to Istanbul, round-trip air between Istanbul and Jerusalem, three nights at the Doubletree by Hilton Istanbul Old Town, three nights at the Dan Jerusalem hotel, breakfasts, two full-day tours, airport transfers and taxes. Priced separately, airfare and hotel alone will cost about $ 1.970 in April. Lowest price Applies to one departure each in March and April and two in October. Book by Feb. 28. Info: 310-417-3460, www.troytours.co I
 
PUBLICATION: Washington Post
DATE PUBLISHED: February 13, 2014
 

Turkey's Istanbul & Cappadocia, from $ 999 with A

 

Save more than $ 700 with this air-inclusive package to Turkey, which includes two nights in the Cappadocia region and three nights in Istanbul.

 

By Carrie Havranek

 
Troy Tours (tel. 800 / 748-6878; www.troytours.co I ), which Specializes in travel to Turkey, is offering a great five-night package to Istanbul and Cappadocia this winter, from $ 999 including airfare.
 
This trip splits time between the city of Istanbul and the Cappadocia region, known for its lunar-like landscape formed by centuries of erosion from wind and rain. Start off in Istanbul, where a Troy Tours representative will transfer you to the the MDC Cave Hotel in Cappadocia. This hotel contains 30 restored rooms of a troglodyte cave house; it's a former Byzantine monastic retreat that has been rehabbed and equipped with modern conveniences. Get to know this unusual area a bit better with a guided tour of the Cappadocia valley in central Turkey, including the underground city of Kaymakli and the Goreme open-air museum, comprised of rocks that have formed into hundreds of minaret-like shapes.
 
You'll spend the last three days of your trip in Istanbul, with most of the time to explore on your own. Stay at Hotellino, in the old town not far from St. Sophia and the Grand Bazaar, where you can choose among Thousands of vendors and shops. Make time to visit the stunning Blue Mosque.
 
Know that the weather will likely be as cold as it is in New York City in January, which means that average temperatures in the 30s. If you can deal with the cold, it's fairly easy to see why this is such a great value. According to a Kayak search, a multi-stop airfare with an itinerary that includes the domestic flights of within Turkey starts at $ 1.502 per person. Nightly rates start at € 130 ($ 174) for the deluxe cave room, or $ 348 for two nights for two people. Hotellino Istanbul will cost € 45- € 52 ($ 60- $ 69) per person per night for a standard room, including taxes. If booked separately, the hotels would cost at least $ 354- $ 381 per person.
 
If you airfare and hotels booked separately, you'd expect to pay at least $ 1,859- $ 1.886, not including the Turkey visa. The Troy Tours package costs $ 1.116, including government taxes and fees - that's a savings of $ 743- $ 770, plus you also receive a guided tour of Cappadocia.
 
Trip Type: Air-inclusive; Escorted / hosted tour
 
What the Quoted Price Gets You: Nonstop Flights from New York-JFK to Istanbul; five nights' hotel (two in Cappadocia and three in Istanbul); with the domestic flights of Turkey; On arrival transfer in Istanbul; private transfers in Cappadocia; private Cappadocia Valley tour with lunch; breakfast daily; and fuel surcharges.
 
What Else You'll Have to Pay: Government taxes and fees of $ 117 per person; visa fee for Turkey, $ 20; gratuities to driver and guide (your discretion)
 
Book By: Jan. 1, 2012
 
When: Wednesdays and Saturdays in January (starting Jan. 7), February and March 2012
 
Single Supplement: $ 550
 
Other Gateways: Washington, DC-Dulles (from $ 1.149), Chicago (from $ 1.199), Los Angeles (from $ 1.299)
 
Other Details: All prices are per person and, if lodging is a component of the package, based upon two people traveling together (unless otherwise Noted). The prices listed are general starting rates; see "What Else You'll Have to Pay" for details about associated taxes and fees. Base-prices, taxes, and fees can vary based on point of departure and time of travel. Blackout dates may apply. Trip add-ons like sightseeing tours and meal plans may also increas of the price. Check with the tour operator for additional gateways. The single supplement is the extra cost that a solo traveler would pay to book the deal.
 
PUBLICATION: Frommer's
DATE PUBLISHED: September 1 2011
 

Six Nights in Turkey, from $ 1.999 With Air

 

Travel to Turkey this spring and save nearly $ 300 per person with this affordable package, which includes airfare and six nights' hotel.

 
By Carrie Havranek
 
Troy Tours (tel. 800 / 748-6878; www.troytours.co I ) takes you to Turkey this spring for six nights from $ 1.799, including round-trip flights of.
 
Spend three days at the five-star hotel in Antalya Gloria Golf Resort, a beachfront property on the Turkish Riviera May where temperatures are typically in the 60s to 70s. The stay at Gloria Golf Resort includes breakfast and dinner, and you'll have plenty to amuse yourself: six bars and restaurants, a spa, and three golf courses (two 18-hole championship courses and one 9-hole course). In Istanbul, stay at the Hotellino, in the historical old city and within walking distance of the Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the Grand Bazaar, and the Spice Bazaar. Spring in Istanbul typically sees temperatures in the mid-50s to mid-60s.
 
Why is this a deal? Mid-Mayer on flights of skiing start from $ 1.338 per person for a multicity itinerary. Three nights at Hotellino would cost € 580 ($ 812) per room, while three nights in the garden-view accommodations at Gloria Golf Resort will cost € 784 ($ 1.035). Six nights' hotel comes to $ 1.847, or $ 923.50 per person. Booking the trip independently would cost you around $ 2.262, or $ 2.394 when you factor in the $ 84 per person for the Antalya arrival transfer and $ 49 per person for the Istanbul arrival transfer. If you booked with Troy Tours, this trip would cost $ 1.999, plus $ 102 for fees, it is $ 2.101. Booking the package with Troy Tours bunun saves you at least $ 293 per person.
 
Trip Type: Air-inclusive; independent
 
What the Quoted Price Gets You: Round-trip airfare from New York-JFK to Antalya (returning from Istanbul); with the domestic flights of Turkey; three nights at the Gloria Golf Resort in Antalya; three nights at the Hotel Niles Istanbul; transfers on arrival in Antalya and Istanbul; breakfast daily; and daily dinner in Antalya.
 
What Else You Will Have to Pay: $ 102 departure taxes; $ 20 Turkey visa
 
Book By: As soon as possible for best availability
 
When: May departures, Sept. 15, 22, 29 (from $ 1.999); June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 21, 28, Aug. 11 18 25 (from $ 2.299); Sept. 1, 8 (from $ 2.199)
 
Single Supplement: $ 650
 
Other the Departures: Washington, DC (from $ 2.099); Chicago (from $ 2.199); Los Angeles (from $ 2.299)
 
Other Details: The starting price varies by departure date. The estimated price savings were CALCULATE $ 1.999 based on the starting price for May departures.
 
All prices are per person and, if lodging is a component of the package, based upon two people traveling together (unless otherwise Noted). The prices listed are general starting rates; see "What Else You'll Have to Pay" for details about associated taxes and fees. Base-prices, taxes, and fees can vary based on point of departure and time of travel. Blackout dates may apply. Trip add-ons like sightseeing tours and meal plans may also increas of the price. Check with the tour operator for additional gateways. The single supplement is the extra cost that a solo traveler would pay to book the deal.
 
PUBLICATION: Frommer's
DATE PUBLISHED: March 1 2005
 

The Lost Discount of Troy? Exclusive: $ 100 Off Classic Turkey Tour This Winter

 
 By Robert Haru Fisher
 
If you mention "Frommers.co Newsletter" before booking, you'll get for $ 100 off the already low price of a classic winter tour to Turkey this year, a 14-day (12-night) deal costing just $ 1.399 before the discount.
 
With this price, you will get roundtrip air out of New York's JFK or Boston, 12 nights' lodging at the 4- and 5-star hotels, daily buffet breakfast, eight dinners, comprehensive sightseeing (including entrance fees), roundtrip airport / hotel transfers , private air-conditioned transport and more.
 
The tour, which operates from November 2003 through March 2004 visits glorious Istanbul (with its St. Sophia, the Blue Mosque, Topkaya Palace and the Grand Bazaar), Ankara (the capital, featuring a marvelous Hittite Museum), the Cappadocia area (underground city , Goreme Valley, rock churches), Konya (Whirling Dervishes Museum), Antalya (on the famed Blue Turquoise Coast), Pamukkale, Kusadasi and Canakkale. You'll have an opportunity to visit some of the most famous archeological sites in the world, including those at Ephesus (which I think is still the best such sites for Western civilization's early ruins), the legendary Troy, Pergamum and Aphrodisias. All visits are guided by ─░ngilizce-speaking, state-licensed, guides.
 
Costs (before the exclusive Frommers.co my discount) from other gateway cities include $ 1.499 out of Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles or San Francisco, and $ 1.599 out of Seattle or Portland, Oregon. Guaranteed departure dates are November 1, 3 and 5, as well as of December 21, 2003; January 18, February 23, and March 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 of December 21, 2004. The departure will cost $ 300 extra. Stopovers are permitted in Zurich or Brussels, and extensions in Turkey are also easy to arrange for an extra fee.
 
All rates are per person double occupancy. Tour prices do not include airport departure taxes and fees. For more information or to book, contact Troy Tours at www.troytours.co I or 800 / 748-6878 (reservations), 310 / 417-3460, fax 310 / 417-8849.
 
PUBLICATION: Frommer's
DATE PUBLISHED: July 14 2003
 

Special Discount on Fully Escorted Tours to Turkey for Frommer's Readers Only

 
 By Robert Haru Fisher
 
From ancient cities to huge outdoor markets to the nerve-jangling thick and sweet coffee, Turkey is a hot travel destination right now, as you've read in this space before. But for Frommers.co my readers, is now available in a cool deal - an additional $ 100 off already low prices on the Winter Classic Turkey Tours, organized by LA based Troy Tours. For a 14-day / 12-night tour usually costing $ 1.399, now goes for $ 1.299, or less than $ 100 per day, including airfare.
 
All you have to do is mention that you saw the extra savings in our humble newsletter before you make your reservations. Just be sure