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Holidays in Middle East

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Top hotels in Middle East

Hilton Tel Aviv
Hilton Tel Aviv
205 HaYarkon Street, Independence Park, Tel Aviv
The price is NZ$542 per night from 2 Feb. to 3 Feb.
4.2/5Very Good! (378 reviews)
Pleased with our stay.

"Great views and great rooms. Looked to be the nicest location on the water compared to other hotels we saw. Morning breakfast was excellent with a ton of choices."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb. 2020

Hilton Tel Aviv
Leonardo Beach Tel Aviv
Leonardo Beach Tel Aviv
156 Hayarkon Street, Tel Aviv
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$249 per night from 22 Jan. to 23 Jan.
3.5/5Good! (839 reviews)

"Great stay."…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb. 2020

Leonardo Beach Tel Aviv
Palace Downtown
Palace Downtown
5 out of 5
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashed, Boulevard Downtown Dubai, Dubai
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$443 per night from 14 Feb. to 15 Feb.
4.7/5Exceptional! (938 reviews)

"Very nice old hotel but it needs upgrade for smartphones connectivity for charging access. Also electrical outlets options would be nice. Overall great place. Comfortable bed and big room."…"

Reviewed on 18 Dec. 2020

Palace Downtown
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Middle East Holiday

Visit the birthplaces of several modern religions, with diverse areas of fascinating history and geography. The Middle East is often considered the birthplace of modern civilization. Religious histories in the Torah, Bible and Koran identify the region as the origin for Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Archeologists have identified remains of some of mankind’s earliest ancestors in the valley of the Euphrates River. Visit the subcontinent to explore its historic past and appreciate its modern cities.

Israel draws not only people of the Jewish faith, but also others interested in seeing the ancient town of Jerusalem and the bustling city of Tel Aviv. In Old Jerusalem, make a pilgrimage to the holy Western Wall, where modern Jews remember the sorrows of their ancestors. Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Memorial has extensive information and lists of victims of the historic travesty. From Tel Aviv arrange a daytrip to Bethlehem in Palestine’s West Bank and relive the story of Mary giving birth to Jesus in a stable.

The United Arab Emirates is a collection of Arab emirates in a small, but wealthy country. See the amazing Sheikh Zayad Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi , an impressive palace of white domes and beautiful mosaics. This modern wonder welcomes people of any faith. In Dubai , visit one of the world’s tallest and most impressive buildings, the Burj Khalifa , rising more than 160 stories skyward. Select a good spot to watch its amazing fountains choreographed with music and lights. The country constantly invests its wealth in infrastructure and cultural sites, so you are likely to find new attractions if you visit year after year.

Jordan has one of the world’s most fascinating archaeological locations. Petra World Heritage Site reveals a prehistoric city with Greek columns carved into giant rock faces. Travel to the Dead Sea and float in the highly saturated saltwater.

Explore the gold souks and camel markets of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Observe faithful Islamists practicing daily prayers throughout the country, always facing toward Mecca. If you are Muslim, visit the city of Mecca, the birthplace of Muhammad and Islam’s holiest city.

Although it is located on the African continent, Egypt is considered part of the Middle East. The country has one of the longest rivers in the world, the Nile. Visit the Pyramids and Sphinx, ancient wonders built over 4,500 years ago, long before the advent of modern construction equipment. Scientists still debate how ancient builders accomplished the difficult tasks of creating these impressive buildings with human labour. Find resorts and dive sites on Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula.

While travel in several countries in the Middle East is at times not advised, most areas offer safe opportunities for very memorable experiences. Check the U.S. Department of State website for current travel advisories. Create your trip to this inspiring region to explore the anthropological and religious roots of much of the modern world.

Frequently asked questions

How much does a Middle East holiday package cost?
Our Middle East packages, which begin at just , are an easy way to save big bucks. Pick your preferred flights, hotels and rental cars to create your perfect itinerary.
If I'm not able to travel, can I cancel my Middle East holiday package?
Yes, you can cancel your Middle East booking if your travel plans have changed. Whether you’ll incur a fee or not depends on your airline, hotel or car rental company. It may be possible to cancel or change your booking for free if you booked in the last 24 hours. Visit our Customer Service Portal to learn more.
How do I get a cheap travel package to Middle East?
Crafting your own Middle East holiday package with Expedia is a great way to save. Plan your getaway now and you’ll save as much as $200 — it’s really that easy! We have more than 400 partner airlines and 1 000 000 hotel options across the globe. With such an extensive range to select from, you’ll have no trouble pulling together your ideal getaway.
When is the best time of year to visit Middle East?
If you enjoy the excitement that comes with peak season, head to Middle East in April, March, May. If you’re chasing a more relaxed vibe, September, October, November is a better time to visit. Watching your pennies? You might want to avoid January, when things like airfares and hotels are more expensive. August is generally when you’ll land the best bargains.
How far in advance should I book my Middle East holiday?
Smart travellers will likely want to reserve their seats as early as possible. You can normally compare international fares on Expedia up to a year before your flight. If you’re booking at the last minute, don’t worry. Bargain prices sometimes appear in the last weeks prior to departure.
What does an Expedia Middle East travel package include?
It all boils down to what kind of trip you’re planning. Middle East travel deals can include flights, hotels and car rentals. You can mix and match to find the package that suits your style and budget. You can also add on activities and experiences after you’ve booked to get even bigger discounts.
What should I know before booking a Middle East travel package?
You’ll pick up impressive savings when you bundle your flights, hotels and rental cars into a package. Not only that, booking everything in one place will make your trip planning easier. So why waste time or money? Whether you’re putting together a fancy romantic getaway or a budget family adventure, check out our package deals today.
Does Expedia offer Book Now, Pay Later Middle East holiday packages?
Pay the full cost of your package booking when you lock it in or spread it over multiple installments — it’s up to you. Every traveller has their own financial circumstances. It’s for that reason Expedia has teamed up with online lender Affirm to provide a Book Now, Pay Later option for all holiday packages.
Can I choose my airline with a Middle East Expedia holiday package?
Yes, definitely. Expedia has more than 550 airline partners to choose from worldwide. With such a big range of choice, finding the right carrier to fly you to Middle East will be a cinch.