Israel

Entry virtually impossible or very difficult. Test required.
Quarantine required. Find more details on official websites.

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What is the COVID situation in Israel?

+415 New COVID cases in Israel
0 New COVID deaths in Israel
62.21% Fully vaccinated

Data source: Our World In Data / Data updated on December 3, 2021

Data last reviewed on: 15 October 2021

Basic facts about Israel

Israel is a small country located in Western Asia. The capital of Israel is Jerusalem and the most spoken language is Hebrew (modern). The national currency in Israel is Israeli new shekel (ILS).

What taxi apps are available in Israel?

If you are not a local, you may have difficulty making the best use of public transportation. Using a taxi app such as Uber or Bolt is unquestionably a better method to go about cities without getting into too much touch with strangers. There may be also other local taxi apps available in Israel.

Uber is available only in one city: Tel Aviv. Bolt is not available in Israel.

See the full list of cities where Uber operate.

Practical information

Israeli new shekel (ILS)Official currency
1 EUR~3.58 ILS
1 USD~3.16 ILS

Check with your bank to determine if there are any costs for international transactions. When you use a foreign ATM, your home bank will typically charge you a fee. While some banks don't charge a fee, some charge a fixed fees for every withdrawal or provide a limited amount of free withdrawals.

When you spend money abroad with your card, you're unlikely to get the interbank exchange rate. This implies that each time you spend in a foreign currency, you may be paying a significant fee. Varying service providers may charge different markups, but they should not exceed 3% of the transaction value on average.

To reduce the transaction costs, you may choose to consider one of the travel cards offered by the following mobile banks: Wise.com, Revolut, N26 or Monose

What socket types are used in Israel?

There are 3 common plug types used in Israel:

Type C 230 V, 50 Hz  Type H 230 V, 50 Hz  Type M 230 V, 50 Hz

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

What countries need visa to enter Israel?

Currently, citizens of 99 countries can enter Israel without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival.

What are visa requirements to enter Israel?

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Israel.

Data last reviewed on: 15 October 2021

Is it safe in Israel?

The U.S. State Department uses a four-level travel advisory system. The levels show how safe it is to travel throughout the world. The countries with the lowest level (1) are considered safe for visitors, while those with the greatest level (4) should be avoided, at least temporarily.

On November 22, 2021, the risk level for Israel was changed to Level 3: Reconsider Travel.

Emergency phones in Israel

100 Police
102 Ambulance
102 Fire police

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