BBYO Passport: A BBYO Travel Experience

BBYO Passport: A BBYO Travel Experience

Frequently Asked Questions

Please take a moment to review the answers to these frequently asked questions. Most of the information on this page applies to all trips. Some of the individual trip profile pages contain trip-specific FAQs as well. Did not find an answer to your question? Please contact us, and we will be happy to help.

> About our Programs


What's the Passport program about?

Do I have to be a BBYO member to go on Passport?

What's included and not included in the price?

Are scholarships available?

How are trips staffed?

What is the group makeup?

How do connections work?

What's your approach to safety & security?

How do I register and what does no-risk registration mean?

I am not ready to register, can I get more information?


> How we Travel


What airlines does the Passport program use?

Can I make my own flight arrangements or extend my trip?

What is Shabbat like? Do I need to be religious?

Is the food kosher?

I have food issues, can you accommodate me?

Do I need to be in good physical shape to enjoy a Passport trip?

I’ve been there before with family. Will I be bored on this trip?


> Travel Preparation


What do I need to know to prepare for the trip?

What about health insurance?

Do I need any immunizations before traveling?

Do I need to make arrangements for a visa?

How much spending money is recommended?

Are electrical adaptors needed?


> What to Expect


Traveling with friends? How does rooming work?

How do I meet my group at the group departure airport?

Do you have any packing advice? Can I do laundry?

Can family/friends visit me during the trip?

What is the weather like?

Will I have any free time during the trip?

How do I keep in touch with friends & family back home?