Where can I rent a car in Israel?
Read about renting a car in Israel here.
Do I need an international driving license?
If you wish to drive a car in Israel, you must hold a valid international driver’s license.
For information about car rental, visit this page.
COMMUNICATING WITH HOME
When dialing overseas, dial the three-digit dial code of the company you choose to dial from (012, 013, or 014) followed by the country code, area code, and telephone number.
• Many travelers rent a cell phone, sim card for your current cell phone or use a laptop.
• E-mail access is available in most places in the country. Some places have free WIFI and some places charge for internet access.
Israel is 7 hours ahead of U.S. Eastern Time.
• Electrical current in Israel is 220v-240v, 50 cycles. If you pack anything electrical, you will need:
a) A current converter, unless your appliance already has one built in, such as most laptops and camera battery chargers.
b) A plug converter (Israeli plugs are small, 2-prong holes, not slots). These can be purchased in Israel.