Israel's climate varies from the northern region to the southern region. Recommended months to travel are March thru April which is wildflower season and September thru October. The peak summer months of June through August are usually too hot to enjoy, especially in the Negev desert. Winters are wet, cold, and occasionally snowy.
Check out the current weather condtions in Israel.
See our Visa page for information on passports and visas to Israel.
There are no vaccination requirements for travelers to Israel.
In Israel, the currency is the Shekel. Please review the current exchage rate for the Shekel. .
ATMs: Most banks have ATMs and are open
every day except Saturday.
Tipping: When tipping, pay cash, not credit. In restaurants tip 12-15%, however some automatically include a 12.5% service charge.
Israel is famous for its exclusive lines of bathing suits (Gottex, Gideon Oberson), skin-care products made from mineral-rich Dead Sea mud, silver jewelry, diamonds, glass, art, leather coats, painted tiles, embroidery, religious items and antiques.
Voltage: 230 V; Plugs H & C. You
will need a voltage converter, and plug adapter in order to
use U.S. appliances. We recommend getting a universal adapter
and converter kit. View more information about electrical standards around the world.