Travel Tips

Before you travel

  • Ensure that your passport has at least 6 months validity.
  • Check visa requirements and health/vaccination requirements of the countries that you will be visiting and transiting.
  • Purchase full travel and medical insurance to cover illness, injury and loss of money, baggage, tickets, etc.
  • Bring your doctor’s prescription if you have to carry medication. You may need to show this at the customs checkpoint.
  • Carry photocopies of your identity card and passport data page.
  • Obtain contact details of the nearest Singapore Mission.
  • Leave a copy of your itinerary with you family or inform them where you are going and how you may be contacted.

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Visa information

You should check personally with your travel agent or the respective embassies/representative offices to ensure that the information on visa requirements is correct for your specific purpose prior to departure. Please visit here for visa information. As a guide for Singaporeans, there is no visa requirement for visits (up to 90 days) to Israel, Jordan, Turkey and Greece. Entry visa for Singapore citizens can be obtained upon arrival at any point of entry into Jordan.

Terms and conditions of booking a tour

The terms and conditions are found on the booking form. Please read them before booking a tour with Omega Tours.

Group tours

Please check our tour calendar for more information on tours to Israel, Jordan, Turkey and Greece.

Customise your own tour

Whether you want to modify a tour package on our website or have an itinerary built from scratch, we at Omega Tours can customise your ideal Bible land trip. These private tours can be customised to meet individual requirements. Please write to us or call us today.

Tour price

Generally the tour price does not include airline fuel surcharge, airport taxes, visa fees (if any), excess baggage, travel insurance, personal expenses (such as telephone calls, minibar, beverages and meals not specified in the itinerary), and optional excursions. Please read the pricing details of the tour that you are interested to sign up. Please write to us or call us for any clarification.

Israel at a glance

Weather

Israel enjoys long, warm, dry summers (April-October) and mild winters (November-March).

Time

It is GMT + 2 hours.

Safety

It is safe to travel to Israel.

Electricity

The electric current is 220 volts, C, single phase, 50 Hertz.  Most Israeli sockets are three-pronged.

Communications

Most hotels have Wi-Fi available for hotel guests at customary rates. If you have an international plan, your mobile may work in Israel. Please check with your local provider. The country code to dial to Israel is +972.

Currency

Its currency is the shekel (NIS). Credit cards are accepted at most Israeli hotels, restaurants and shops.

Shabbat

Shabbat (the Sabbath) is the Jewish holy day of the week observed every Saturday. Shabbat starts at sunset on Friday and ends at sundown on Saturday evening. It is recommended to check in advance if you are planning on visiting a specific location.

Jordan at a glance

Weather

Jordan enjoys long, warm, dry summers (April-October) and mild winters (November-March).

Time

It is GMT + 2 hours (October-March). It is GMT + 3 hours (April-September).

Water

Bottled water is recommended and readily available.

Electricity

The electric current is 220 AC volts, 50 cycles, requiring rounded two-prong wall plugs.

Communications

Fax services are available at most hotels. Internet access is widespread via Internet cafes and hotels. The country code to dial to Jordan is +962.

Currency

Its currency is the Jordanian Dinar (JD).

Attire

Jordan is a primarily Muslim country. Please dress appropriately. Shorts are rarely worn and would be out of place in downtown Amman area.

Turkey at a glance

Weather

The coastal areas of Turkey have a hot-summer Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild to cool, wet winters. has enjoys long, warm, dry summers (April-October) and mild winters (November-March). Conditions can be much harsher in the more arid interior.

Time

It is GMT + 2 hours (October-March). It is GMT + 3 hours (April-September).

Water

Bottled water is recommended and readily available.

Electricity

The electric current is 220 volts, 50 Hz, requiring rounded two-prong wall plugs.

Communications

The country code to dial to Turkey is +90.

Currency

The Turkish Lira (TRY) is the currency of Turkey. Credit cards are acceptable at most Turkish hotels, restaurants and shops.

Greece at a glance

Weather

Greece has a Mediterranean climate with plenty of sunshine, mild temperatures and a limited amount of rainfall.

Time

It is GMT + 2 hours.

Electricity

The electric current is 230 AC volts, 50 Hz.

Communications

The country code to dial to Greece is +30.

Currency

Greece is a Member-State of the European Union and uses its uniform currency – the Euro.