WHY TRAVEL WITH MARANATHA TOURS, INC?
Everyone knows that planning a trip can be stressful and time consuming. It also takes the fun out of anticipating your trip. Why put yourself through all of that when you can call Maranatha Tours, experienced and reliable, to plan the most awe-inspiring trip of your life?
Here’s ten reasons why we’re the
#1 choice for Christian tours!
1. MARANATHA TOURS HAS BEEN TRUSTED TO HANDLE CHRISTIAN TOURS SINCE 1974
Since our company was founded, 45 years ago, we have been successful in providing the absolute best tours for our clients. We stand the test of time!
2. WE ARE A FAMILY-OWNED AND OPERATED BUSINESS
Maranatha Tours was founded by Richard S. Reilly and Michael S. Reilly to promote Christian group travel. Though Dick Reilly has passed on, Maranatha Tours has lived on and remains family owned and operated. Michael Reilly stands as President, with his son, Greg, handling sales, and daughter Jennifer, handling operations. With the help of a few more staff members, Maranatha Tours provides the resources of a big business with the customer care of a small, family operated agency.
3. MARANATHA TOURS IS KNOWLEDGEABLE AND EXPERIENCED IN ALL THINGS TRAVEL RELATED
We have a strong, respectable background, and 45 years of experience with the Holy Land and its surrounding areas! Our tour guides are seasoned experts and you can expect to see some of our staff during the co-hosted tours that take place in November!
4. WE PROVIDE MANY OPTIONS TO FIT YOUR TRAVELING NEEDS
Do you want to visit Istanbul before you head to Israel? Do you absolutely have to see Greece while overseas? We offer pre- and post-extensions that you can add on to your tour to ensure that you see exactly what you want to see!
5. OUR TOUR GUIDES ARE HAND-PICKED BY US
No surprises here! All of our guides are hand-picked by Maranatha and work only with us. They have full knowledge of the Old and New Testaments and have many years of guiding experience!
6. MARANATHA TOURS PRICES ARE ALL INCLUSIVE
All Maranatha Tours pricing includes round-trip airfare from New York or L.A., fuel surcharges, government taxes, first class hotels, deluxe motor coaches, tour guide
fees, entrance fees, daily buffet breakfasts and dinners, all visa fees, and all gratuities! With our all-inclusive pricing, you can stop worrying about the minor details and start looking forward to your tour!
7. EASY TO SIGN UP, EASY TO TRAVEL
One quick call to Maranatha Tours is all it takes for your tour members to place their deposit and reserve their place on the tour. That’s it! They have the freedom to make payments when they choose, and we will send all the information and materials needed to be the most prepared they can be for the trip.
8. WE OFFER GUIDED TOURS OF POPULAR EUROPEAN DESTINATIONS
From Germany to Scotland, to France to Ireland, we’ve got you covered! We can take you all over Europe!
9. WE BRING THE BIBLE FROM BLACK AND WHITE TO COLOR
Our impressive tours, hotels, and amazing sights, mean you’re getting the very best experience in the Holy Land! In fact, anywhere we go in the Bible is an experience that you will never forget!
10. WE CAN ORGANIZE CUSTOM TOURS TO ACCOMMODATE YOUR NEEDS
Don’t want to join a pre-designed tour? Would you rather explore Israel, Jordan, or Europe of your own accord? Let us know, we can put together the perfect tour to suit your needs!
Maranatha Tours Tour Guide Travel Book
In the Maranatha Tour Guide you will find itineraries, dates and prices for a few of the tours we have traveling Though The Bible. If after looking at the Tour Guide you find that the dates do not work with your schedule, please let us know. We will then see if we have other tours available that will match your needs. We have groups traveling throughout the year that might be a good fit.
Also, we have listed other trips that our Tour Hosts allowed us to show on our website. Please visit maranathatours.com and click Hosted Tours. Look for the dates you would like to go and see if there is space available on your requested tour. Each Tour Host listed is excited about you joining them on their trip of a lifetime.
If you would like to sign up for one of the enclosed tours, simply fill out the reservation form and return it along with your deposit to our office. We will then send you additional information regarding the tour.
If you are a Tour Host or Clergy: Join us on a ‘Your Tour’ customized to your exact specifications. Tour where and how you like. You can build the cost on a large or small group, with minimal increase for the latter. Other factors such as departure dates, length of tour, additional destinations, classification of hotels, site selection, specific guide requests and special times for study and devotion can be included in the planning of ‘your’ tour. We look forward to hearing from you and serving you on YOUR “Trip of a Lifetime.”
LEARNING THE LANGUAGE
HELLO, GOODBYE, AND THANK YOU are the most common phrases you will use when Traveling throughout the Middle East.
- Hebrew - Shalom. (shah-lohm; Hello; peace.)
- Arabic - Ahlan ( ah-lahn. welcome) or marHaban MARR-hah-bah. (hello; greetings
- Hebrew - Shalom. (shah-lohm; Peace.) or Kol Tuv. (kohl toov; Be well.)
- Arabic – Wada’an (wa de han; Goodbye)
- Hebrew - Toda (toh-Dah ; Thanks) or Toda Raba (Toe-DAH ruh-BAH; Thank you very much)
- Arabic – Shokran (shoo-kran; Thank You)