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Old Jan 25, 13, 8:39 pm
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Originally Posted by rubesl View Post
Sorry if I wasn't clear - I did not say $300/day for meals & lodging. The average guide rates are $300/day guide only or $600/guide & car (+ meals & lodging, whatever they actually are - awayIgo is correct, the guide's meals and lodging will be less than yours).
The guide I used, and reusing on Feb 6, is a little over $400 / day. He is licensed and that includes driving, including picking us up in TLV. I would highly recommend him. He gets into all tourist things for free, seems to get his meals for free, etc.

Even if you forget the nickels and dimes he saves, he did a remarkable job.
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