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Old August 1st, 2011, 03:56 PM
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Default How safe is it to cruise to the Holy Land?

My husband and I are talking about going on a cruise to the Holy Land, which would include Greece and Egypt.

With today's turbulence in these areas, I am wondering how safe this would be. However, since the cruiselines, (RCCL is our first choice), still do these itineraries, can I assume they would be safe?

Have any of you done this cruise? If so, would you recommend it?

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Old August 1st, 2011, 09:36 PM
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We did Israel and Egypt last October on Azamara. It was barely before the troubles started. We loved it. Under the right conditions, we would do it again in a minute.

The cruiselines will not take you to a place that is too dangerous so you can put your faith in them.
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Did not do a cruise; but was on holyland pilgrimage last year. Jordan, Israel. Traced the life of Jesus. So you can imagine all the stops that were on this trip. No problems at all.
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