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Guest Speaker

Dr. David deSilva

Lands of the Bible CruiseOctober 6‐19, 2018

12 Days Aboard the Celebrity ConstellationRoundtrip Rome, Italy

12 Days Aboard the Celebrity ConstellationRoundtrip Rome, Italy

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Oct. 6 & 7 - Depart the USA - Arrive in RomeYour pilgrimage begins as you depart the USA and arrive inRome. Time permitting, take a panoramic tour of the Eternal Citybefore embarking on the luxurious Celebrity Constellation.

Oct. 8 - At Sea

Oct. 9 - Chania, Crete, Greece (On Own)An ancient city on Crete's north coast, Chania overlooks theAegean against a dramatic mountain backdrop. Its Old Town is adelight of narrow streets of Byzantine, Venetian and Turkisharchitecture filled with shops, tavernas and cafes. For agorgeous, panoramic view of the Venetian Harbor and lighthousediscover the Firkas Fort and climb to the top! Shore excursions are booked through Celebrity.

Oct. 10 - At Sea

Oct. 11 & 12 - Jerusalem & Bethlehem, Israel We dock at Ashdod. Travel to Jerusalem and see the House ofthe High Priest Caiaphas, where Jesus was tried before theSanhedrin. Stand upon the Mount of Olives and view the city asJesus did. Wander among the olive trees of the Garden ofGethsemane. Enter the Old City and see the Pool of Bethesda.You’ll walk along the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the HolySepulchre, built over the sites of the Crucifixion and Resurrection.Explore Bethlehem, where you’ll discover the cave revered as theplace where Jesus was born (Matt. 1; Luke 2). The church, whichwas constructed on the site, is the world’s oldest functioningchurch.

Oct. 13 - Sea of Galilee, IsraelWe dock at Haifa. Venture inland to the Sea of Galilee. You’llstand on the Mount of the Beatitudes where Jesus gave His mostwell-known sermon (Matthew 5). At Tabgha, the traditionallocation for the calling of the disciples and the feeding of the5000, you’ll find the Church of the Fish and the Loaves (Luke 9).Visit the Chapel of the Primacy where three times Peterprofessed his devotion to the risen Christ (John 21). Travel to theshore town of Capernaum where Jesus called Peter, Andrew,James, John (Matt. 4) and later Matthew. Stop by the RiverJordan where those who wish to be baptized may do so.

Oct. 14 - At Sea

Oct. 15 - Mykonos, Greece (On Own) Have a delightful day exploring the exceptional beauty andculture of the Greek island of Mykonos with its lovely bays andbeaches, distinctive whitewashed structures, and cobblestonestreets. Shore excursions are booked through Celebrity.

Oct. 16 - Athens & Corinth, GreeceThe architectural splendors of the ancient city of Athens are asmagical as ever. Take in the world-renowned Acropolis, thePropylaea, and the Parthenon. View Mars Hill where Pauldebated with the intellectual community of his day. Walk amongthe ruins of the Agora, the ancient market place and center ofAthenian public life. Travel to Corinth (Acts 18), a city that inspiredSt. Paul’s most familiar letter. You will visit the ArchaeologicalMuseum, the Market Place, and Temples. Walk among the ruinsand stand below the Bema where Paul stood. Read Acts 18where the event of Gallio judging Paul is reported.

Oct. 17 - At Sea

Oct. 18 - Naples & Pompeii, Italy Arrive in Naples, a dazzling city perched on a beautiful rock coast.Paul landed in the bay of Naples on his way to Rome. You canjourney inland to ancient Pompeii, dating almost to the time ofPaul, where you can see the spectacular ruins that were coveredby ash from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79.

Oct. 19 - Return to USA or continue on the exciting Rome PostTour.

Two Units of CEUCredits Available

Lands of the Bible CruiseLands of the Bible Cruise

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Aboard theCelebr i ty

Constel lat ion

*All prices reflect a 4% cash discount • Guests taking an extension may be on adifferent flight than their group and/or traveling companion.

Purchase Domestic Airfare through EOIncludes Fuel Surcharges, Transfers and Taxes (subject to change)

To Fly from a City near you call 1-800-247-0017 X590 or register online at

Your Price from New York Includes:Roundtrip International Airfare & Overseas Transfers

Additional baggage & optional fees may apply; see fine print for detailsFuel Surcharges and Government Taxes

Subject to changeMost Shore Excursions • Most Meals • Admin. Fees • Port Charges

Onboard Gratuities are additional & will be automaticallyadded to your onboard account.

*Rates are per person, based on double occupancyAll prices reflect a 4% cash discount

Dr. deSilva is the Trustees’ DistinguishedProfessor of New Testament and Greek atAshland Theological Seminary. He haswritten over twenty books, including Honor,Patronage, Kinship & Purity (2000),Introducing the Apocrypha (2002), UnholyAllegiances: Heeding Revelation’s Warning(2013), and commentaries on Hebrews,Jude and 4 Macabees. He is also a frequentcontributor to journals, reference books,adult Bible curriculum, and study Bibles. Asa popular speaker on several of our cruises,he has received high praise for hisundertaking of the complex subject of theBook of Revelation.


Dr. David deSilva

Register Early & Save$100

register byFebruary 8, 2018

$50register by

April 9, 2018

$150register by

October 6, 2017

ALL INCLUSIVE PRICING FROM NEW YORK* 12 Inside Stateroom $3598* 11 Inside Stateroom $3698* 10 Inside Stateroom $3698* 07 Ocean View Stateroom $4198* 06 Ocean View Stateroom $4198* 2B Veranda Stateroom $4898*

Oct. 4 & 5Depart USA/Arrive in Rome

Arrive and sightseeingOct. 6 - Christian Rome

The Vatican, St. Peter’s Basilica,Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo’s

Frescoes, St. Paul Outside the WallsOct. 7 - Ancient Rome

Colosseum, Campidoglio,The Forum, Circus Maximus, Arch of

Titus, Baths of Caracalla, MontiRegion, Victor Emmanuel Monument

Board Your Ship

Pre Tour Oct. 19 - Ancient Rome

Colosseum, Campidoglio, TheForum, Circus Maximus, Arch ofTitus, Baths of Caracalla, Monti

Region, Victor Emmanuel MonumentOct. 20 - Christian Rome

The Vatican, St. Peter’s Basilica,Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo’s

Frescoes, St. Paul Outside the WallsOct. 21 - Return to USA

Post Tour

ROME - $598*

Full deposit required. Savings deducted from balance.

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Schedule of Coverages Maximum BenefitPart A * Benefits provided by EOT

Trip Cancellation ..........................................................Trip CostPart B Benefits provided by United States Fire Insurance Co.

Accidental Death & Dismemberment ............................$25,000Medical Expense / Emergency Assistance...................$50,000Trip Interruption ............................................................Trip CostTravel Delay (Up to $100 Per Day)....................................$500Missed Connection..............................................................$500Baggage and Personal Effects........................................$1,000Baggage Delay....................................................................$100

Conditions and LimitationsThis is a brief description of the plan available for all Travel Protection sales for Trips departing January 1, 2013 and after. Certain exclusions andlimitations apply and are detailed in the Certificate of Coverage. For example, coverage does not apply to: any Sickness or condition of you, a TravelingCompanion or a Family Member traveling with you that existed during the 60 days prior to the effective date of the coverages (The Pre-ExistingCondition Exclusion is waived if payment for this plan is received by Educational Opportunities Tours, Inc. at or before the final payment due date forYour Trip or 105 days before departure date, whichever occurs first.), suicide, normal pregnancy, war or any act of war. Other Covered Reasons, asdefined, includes the following events or their consequences: Cancellation or Interruption of your Trip due to: Inclement Weather, unannounced Strike,mechanical breakdown that causes complete cessation of services of Your Common Carrier for at least 12 consecutive hours; a documented trafficaccident while en route to departure; being hijacked or quarantined; jury duty; destruction of your home or destination by fire, flood, burglary or naturaldisaster; being called to the emergency service of government to provide aid or relief in the event of a natural disaster; a documented theft of passportsor visas; a transfer of employment of 250 miles or more; or Revocation of military leave. For further information ask for the Certificate of Coveragewhich fully details the coverages, provisions, limitations and exclusions of the plan offered and is available to you, upon request, at any time prior toyour purchase of the plan.This plan is underwritten by: United States Fire Insurance Company, Eatontown, NJ. Benefits are administered by: TripMate, Inc.*, 9225 Ward Parkway, Suite 200, Kansas City, MO, 64114, 1-800-888-7292 (*in CA, dba Trip Mate Insurance Agency).

*For New York Residents Only: Part A Benefits are travel arrangement benefits underwritten by United States Insurance Company.

Travel Protection PlanPremium Rates For This Cruise

$ 0 to $1000 . . . . . .$ 99$1001 to $1500 . . . . . .$149$1501 to $2000 . . . . . .$199$2001 to $2500 . . . . . .$249$2501 to $3000 . . . . . .$299$3001 to $3500 . . . . . .$349$3501 to $4000 . . . . . .$399$4001 to $4500 . . . . . .$449

$4501 to $5000 . . . . . .$499$5001 to $5500 . . . . . .$549$5501 to $6000 . . . . . .$599$6001 to $6500 . . . . . .$649$6501 to $7000 . . . . . .$699$7001 to $8000 . . . . . .$799$8001 to $9000 . . . . . .$899$9001 to $10,000 . . . . .$999

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863-648-0383 • email: [email protected]: ID#: Tour: PF18Departure City: Departure Date: 10/06/18 (A) Legal Name must be submitted as it appears on your passport:

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Birth Date: ____/____/______ State of Birth: _____________ Sex: q Male q FemaleEmergency Contact: ___________________________ Relationship:_______________Phone: ___________________________ Alt. Phone: __________________________How did you learn about this tour? _______________________________________Tour Selection: q Cruise Only q Add Rome Pre Tour q Add Rome Post Tour

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Tour Selection: q Cruise Only q Add Rome Pre Tour q Add Rome Post Tour

Cabin Selection: q Inside Stateroom (12) q Inside Stateroom (11) q Inside Stateroom (10) q Ocean View Stateroom (7) q Ocean View Stateroom (6) q Veranda Stateroom (2B) Alternate: (Required, only used if 1st choice is unavailable)

Clergy Scholarship: (For clergy host traveling for the first time on this program)q Please evaluate my $500 clergy scholarship eligibilityq Please evaluate my spouse’s $350 clergy scholarship eligibility

Roommate(s): _________________________________________________________

If No Roommate: q Try to Match Me q Single Room (availability limited)

DEPOSIT PER PERSON REQUIREDPayment: $________ Check #_________ (Payable to Educational Opportunities Tours)

To Register via Credit Card, you must go to www.EO.travelBy signing below, I/We certify that I have read the “Fine Print,” understand its content, and agree to its terms including but notlimited to the potential for price increases that may apply before payment in full has been received as set forth in the “Fine Print”and potential price increases after payment in full has been received due to government imposed taxes and fees.

Guest 1 Signature:______________________________________________________Guest 2 Signature: ______________________________________________

Tour: PF18 Date:100618 Code: A 06/13/17

Important Information Regarding Travel Protection Plan:1 Travel Protection coverage cannot be added after you have paid in full.2 Premium is based on TOTAL cost of trip and is non-refundable. 3 Coverage begins when your premium payment is received by EOT

(separate from deposit & clearly designated as your travel protection premium).4 Premium must be paid in full by 06/08/18.

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THE FINE PRINTINCLUDED IN PRICE: • Roundtrip international airfare & overseas transfers • Cruise • Shore excursions (as listed in itinerary) • Deluxe motorcoaches • Meals on ship • Fuel surcharges $598, Port charges $315 • Program fees • Taxes $118 (Increases in government tax and fees are subject to change) NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE: • Optional Travel Protection Program (see premium schedule) • Optional sightseeing • Miscellaneous fees such as passports, lunches off the ship, baggage fees • Alternate restaurants that have additional fees • Onboard Gratuities (Gratuities will be automatically added to your onboard account during the cruise) • Voluntary “Love Offering” for guide and driver • Ground only transfers • $100 Document fee for Non-US and Non-Canadian residentsALSO NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE - will appear on your statement:Hotel taxes and tips and other fees: $20 for the Rome Pre or Post TourACCOMMODATIONS: Price is based on double occupancy. When available, single rooms/cabins are often smaller than doubles. WhileEOT will try to match roommates, EOT cannot guarantee one will be available. Roommates may be assigned aslate as 35 days prior to departure and, if one is not available or if you request a single, the following single room/cabincharges apply: 175% of the cabin category price selected for basic itinerary. $198 for the Rome Pre or Post Tour.Single staterooms are extremely limited and subject to confirmation.PAYMENT INFORMATION: All prices reflect a 4% discount for full payment via check. PAYMENT SCHEDULE:

$100 Due at the time of registration____________________________________________________________________________________$200 2nd Deposit due on 02/08/18. Guests registering after this date must submit a total deposit of $300____________________________________________________________________________________$700 3rd Deposit due on 04/09/18. Guests registering after this date must submit a total deposit of $1,000____________________________________________________________________________________

Full Payment Final Payment is due for all guests on 06/08/18. If paid after the due date, a late payment fee of $100 will be assessed. ____________________________________________________________________________________Travel Protection The Travel Protection Plan premium will be due no later than 06/08/18 toPremium Amount be in full effect. Travel protection premiums must be paid in addition to your deposits and in advance of the final payment for coverage to be in effect.____________________________________________________________________________________Cabin Availability After 02/08/18 or once we have sold out of our allotment of cabins we can no longer guarantee cabin pricing. Cabins purchased after this date will be subject to availability and may require a supplemental charge.

SAVINGS:Early registration discounts are deducted from the balance of your bill. Hosts/Co-hosts are not eligible.REGISTRATIONS RECEIVED after June 08, 2018:We welcome registrations after 06/08/18. Registrations received between 06/09/18 - 07/08/18 will incur a $100 perperson fee. Registrations received between 07/09/18 - 07/23/18 will incur a $200 per person fee. Registrationsreceived between 07/24/18 - 08/07/18 will incur a $400 per person fee. Registrations received on 08/08/18 or laterwill be subject to cabin availability and may require a supplemental cabin charge as well as the air fees above.Additional fees will be advised upon registration. CANCELLATION FEES: 100% of Cancellation Fees are covered by the optional Travel Protection Program provided premium has been paidand reason for cancellation is insurable. Those who do not take travel protection should be aware of the followingcancellation penalties: From day of registration to 181 days prior to departure, you will be charged a $100 non-refundable administrative fee plus any airline fees. Additionally, thereafter, you will be charged any airline penaltiesand a single room supplement if your cancellation forces your roommate into a single plus the following charges:180-151 days = $200; 150-121 days = $600; 120-91 days = $1,100; 90-61 days = 50% of total cost; 60-31 days =75% of total cost; 30-day of departure = 100% of total cost. Submit cancellation in writing. On or after day ofdeparture, no refund for any services not used. FIT TO TRAVEL STATEMENT: Passengers registering for the tour accept the responsibility for being in good health and able to walk andtravel on the tour. Because many of the sites are not accessible to the physically challenged, those needingoxygen, wheelchairs, or other ambulatory assistance will find the tour extremely limiting to their experiences.If you have questions, please contact Educational Opportunities Tours Inc. for more details.PASSPORT INFORMATION, CONFIRMATION OF ITINERARY & CHECK IN PROCESS: Passport information must be submitted to our office by 06/08/18. Failure to provide your passport information to ouroffice by this date may result in change fees or denial of travel. 120 days prior to your trip you will be contacted tore-confirm your itinerary, travel arrangements and registration information during the preliminary check in processfor your trip. Discrepancies in information or failure to check in for your cruise may result in change fees, delays inreceiving travel documents for your trip, or denial of travel. PRICE INCREASESAll prices quoted in this brochure are subject to change prior to payment in full due to currency fluctuations, fuelsurcharge increases, government taxes and fees increases or unforeseen circumstances. In addition, you may besubject to a price increase after payment in full has been received due to potential government imposed taxes andfees.AIRLINE ROUTES and TICKETS:In order to keep prices low, EO does not guarantee the most direct routing to your final destination. Once "printed",airline tickets cannot be changed or refunded thereafter. Air transportation to/from your destination will be economyclass on IATA and ARC carriers utilizing APEX or SUPER APEX non-refundable, non-amendable tickets for groupsof 10 or more flying together on entire itinerary. If you choose to depart from a different city than your group ortravelling companion, or deviate your flight and/or trip plans, and/or you are taking a pre or post tour, you may flyon a different scheduled flight(s) than the rest of your group.FLIGHT TIMES:All flights are subject to change by the airlines without advance notice. EOT is not responsible for such changes ordelays and does not reimburse expenses resulting from such delays. If you are making your own flight arrangementsto the departure city, we recommend you purchase a ticket that can be exchanged without large penalties.ADDITIONAL AIRLINE FEES:You will likely incur additional airline checked baggage fees that are not included in the price of the tour. These feesvary by airline and are at the airline's discretion on each segment of the flight itinerary. Additionally, you may incuroptional fees (food, excess baggage, overweight baggage, items of personal nature, etc.) as well. For more information,visit from the standard tour program must be submitted in writing and are subject to additional airline fees, ifapplicable. Transfers for passengers who deviate are not included.ITINERARY CHANGES:Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this information; however, the order of itinerary and numberof days may be altered to accommodate changes in cruise schedules and weather. The cruise line has the ultimatecontrol over your voyage and may, without notice, alter the length of the cruise and the order of and/or inclusion ofports. EOT is in no way responsible for these changes and does not make reimbursement for such changes.PREGNANCY/INFANT REGULATIONSAs to pregnancy, a woman cannot have begun her 24th week of pregnancy at any time before or during the cruise.If you are pregnant, please provide a medical note upon arrival at the pier for check-in from your physician statingyour expected due date and medical fitness to travel. If you are in the 24th week or have completed it you will notbe allowed to board. Because of the limited medical facilities, infants must be at least 24 weeks (6 months) of ageon the first day of the cruise.VALIDITY DATE:This brochure is valid until 08/13/17 If validity date has passed, current brochures may be found at will still be accepted after the validity date.RELEASE INFORMATIONPayment of deposit indicates permission for EOT or its agents to record the registrant’s participation and appearanceon video tape, audio tape, film, photograph, or any other medium and to use the registrant’s name, likeness, voice,comments, submitted documentation, written papers, and/or biographical material without restrictions or limitationfor any advertising, marketing, publicity, educational or promotional purpose which EOT or its agents deem appropriate,unless the registrant or guardian otherwise notifies EOT in writing prior to departure.Except where otherwise stated, EOT acts only as agent for the relevant supplier in securing hotels, transportationand other travel services and in no event shall EOT be liable for failure by any such supplier to render anytransportation, lodging or other travel service to be provided on the tour. EOT assumes no liability for injury, death,damage, loss, theft, accident, delay or irregularity which may occur by reason of any negligent or willful act oromission of any suppliers of service. EOT does not own or operate any of the suppliers of services to your tour.Similarly without limiting the foregoing, passenger agrees to hold EOT harmless for any defect in any vehicle, plane,boat, bus, car, van or other vehicle, act of war or insurrection, terrorist activity, revolt or other civil uprising, militaryaction, strikes or labor unrest or any Act of God or for any other act of any third party. Florida law will be applicableto any dispute which arises out of/or concerns this brochure or your tour. Any and all litigation must be brought onlyin and for courts in Polk County, Florida to the exclusion of litigation anywhere else in the world.Enrollment in and payment of deposit constitutes your acceptance of the “Fine Print.” Educational OpportunitiesTours is the tour operator and is solely responsible for the travel program. Educational Opportunities Tours isregistered with the State of Florida as a Seller of Travel. Registration No. ST24130. CST2027682-40