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Registration for the 2018 BET trip

to ISRAEL is now closed!


Registration Dates

Officers- June 1 through September 30

Retired officers, employees & soldiers-

August 7 through September 30


Registration for the Biblical Education Tour is Closed to Officers (Active), Retired Officers, Employees & Soldiers.  

Thank you for your interest.  Please visit here next year in May for details concerning 2019.

If you were not able to enter your passport information at registration, please enter it here.


Fit to Travel:  passengers registering for the tour accept the responsibility for being in good health and able to walk and travel on the tour.  Because many sites are not accessible to the physically challenged, those needing assistance will find the tour extremely limiting in their experience.


Fees for BET Tour 2018  - March 5 through 15

(prices will be finalized shortly)

Standard Tour Package


Land Only Costs


Flight deviation (for furlough or extension at end of tour)


Extended tour to Rome (March 15-18)


Optional single room charge (additional $198 for Rome extension)


Tip money- (additional $50 for Rome extension)


all fees are per person

The tour package includes:

  • All air travel from Chicago to destination and return to Chicago O'Hare
  • Meals include Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner while in Israel and Jordan
  • Fees are based on double occupancy accommodations
  • Airport tax and entrance fees

Examples of additional expenses include:

  • Batteries
  • Phone calls
  • Internet connections
  • Gifts
  • Free-time expenses
  • Snacks
  • Drinks with meals (i.e.; soft drinks, bottled water, etc)

For officers, incidental expenses paid by appointment include:

  • Passport, including pictures
  • Travel to and from Chicago
  • No VISA is necessary for those holding a U.S. Passport. 
  • Child care

If you have any questions, please contact ORDUSC@usc.salvationarmy.org