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Major cities and airports in Israel

  1. Tel Aviv – Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV)
  2. Eilat – Ramon Airport (ETM)
  3. Haifa – Haifa Airport (HFA)
  4. Ovda – Ovda Airport (VDA)

Time and Communication

Israel is in the Israel Standard Time Zone (IST, UTC+2) and observes Daylight Saving Time, known as Israel Daylight Time (IDT, UTC+3). Major mobile operators include Pelephone, Partner, and Cellcom. Call quality is generally good, and cell phone coverage is extensive throughout the country.

Money and shopping

The local currency is the Israeli Shekel (ILS). The exchange rate fluctuates, but as of now, 1 US dollar is approximately equal to 3.2 ILS. Payments in foreign currency are generally not accepted. Payment by bank cards is common, and Visa, Mastercard, and American Express are widely accepted. Currency exchange offices usually operate during regular business hours, with some also open on weekends.


Common transportation options in Israel include buses, trains, taxis, and shared taxi services called “sheruts.” For long-distance travel, domestic flights are available. Ride-hailing services like Gett and Uber are also accessible in major cities.

Touristic attractions

  • Jerusalem Old City – A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Old City is home to significant religious sites, including the Western Wall, the Dome of the Rock, and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
  • Tel Aviv – Known for its vibrant nightlife, beaches, and Bauhaus architecture, Tel Aviv is a must-visit for travelers interested in culture and entertainment.
  • Dead Sea – The lowest point on Earth, the Dead Sea offers unique experiences like floating on its hypersaline waters and using its mineral-rich mud for therapeutic purposes.
  • Masada – An ancient fortress on a plateau, Masada has historical significance and offers stunning views of the surrounding desert landscape.
  • Baha’i Gardens – Located in Haifa, these terraced gardens surrounding the Shrine of the Báb are a beautiful and serene attraction for visitors.
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