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Dos And Don’ts When in Israel and Travel Tips for Israel

If you ever travel to Israel – here’s how to increase your experience, safety and save money! Read our dos and don’ts and travel tips for Israel.

Cushion your culture shock with essential tips from locals on how to navigate the country and really experience its people and cuisine.

Whether it’s your first Israel excursion or your 10th, insider travel tips will help you get the absolute most out of your stay in Israel. 

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Old City Northern Ramparts Jerusalem Israel    Gary Bembridge        Creative Commons Attribution 2.0

Things you need to know before you travel to Israel                             

Whether you’re going to be experiencing breathtaking views on the lush green mountains of the Golan Heights or the sandy cliffs of the Negev Desert, visiting religious landmarks and sacred sites, or soaking up the sun on the Mediterranean coast, it’s important to keep in mind local laws, safety guidelines and social etiquette rules. Here are some crucial tips and tricks for first-time visitors to Israel.

  • Israel is the country of hummus.
  • In Israel, sharing food is common
  • The military service is compulsory but it will definitely form you as a person.
  • Food is supposed to be “kosher”.
  • Security is so tight that it actually annoyed me like crazy sometimes. Expect long lines at the airport security.
  • Israel is very expensive.
  • Tel Aviv looks better at night.

Mahane Yehuda Market      

More Dos And Don’ts When in Israel and Travel Tips for Israel

If you ever travel to Israel – here’s how to increase your experience, safety and save money! Read our dos and don’ts and travel tips for Israel.

Cushion your culture shock with essential tips from locals on how to navigate the country and really experience its people and cuisine.

Whether it’s your first Israel excursion or your 10th, insider travel tips will help you get the absolute most out of your stay in Israel. 

Things you need to know before you travel to Israel                             

Whether you’re going to be experiencing breathtaking views on the lush green mountains of the Golan Heights or the sandy cliffs of the Negev Desert, visiting religious landmarks and sacred sites, or soaking up the sun on the Mediterranean coast, it’s important to keep in mind local laws, safety guidelines and social etiquette rules. Here are some crucial tips and tricks for first-time visitors to Israel.

  • Israel is the country of hummus.
  • In Israel, sharing food is common
  • The military service is compulsory but it will definitely form you as a person.
  • Food is supposed to be “kosher”.
  • Security is so tight that it actually annoyed me like crazy sometimes. Expect long lines at the airport security.
  • Israel is very expensive.
  • Tel Aviv looks better at night.

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                                                                                    Mahane Yehuda Market  -jk

Things you need before your travel

Always carry electrical adapters with you

Be prepared to be strictly interviewed at the airport

Pack and wear modest clothing

Don’t be scared if you see soldiers roaming the streets

Israel is really small

Learn a few words before going

Get acquainted with Israel’s history

Everything closes down on Shabbath

Spend weekdays outside the cities and weekends in the cities

Don’t forget your swimsuit

Dress modestly (in some places)

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