Israel is a country located in Western Asia. There are 5 countries (Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, State of Palestine, Syria) that Israel shares its borders with. As for languages, the country’s residents speak Hebrew and Arabic.
The national currency in Israel is Israeli new shekel (ILS). The shekel (₪) is subdivided into 100 agorat.
With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 4.03 ILS and 1 USD is worth 3.85 ILS.
Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.
Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Israel is 258.62 Mbps and mobile is 83.54 Mbs.The global average is 164.00 Mbps and 114.16 Mbps respectively.
ATM Density Israel has more ATMs than most other countries.131.46 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 39.49.
SIM Registration You can buy a SIM card in Israel without having to register it with your ID or passport.
There are 3 socket types used in Israel. Type C is a popular socket type throughout Europe (except the United Kingdom), Russia, and certain Asian countries. Type H is not very common around the world, so it might be a good idea to check if your electronics need an adapter.
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 hotel chains are present in Israel?
There are no Mariott hotels in Israel.
The Hilton hotel chain operates in Israel.
The IHG hotel chain operates in Israel.
What fast food chains are present in Israel?
The McDonald’s chain operates in Israel.
The KFC chain operates in Israel.
The Burger King chain does not operate in Israel.
What is the weather like in Jerusalem?
Weather data for Jerusalem (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com
Railways There are passenger trains operating between some cities.
Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.
Emergency phones in Israel
Smoking & Alcohol
Smoking ban Smoking is prohibited in all public areas excluding entertainment and restaurants.
Cananbis legality Recreational usage is decriminalized, and medical use is legal.