How do I get from Tel Aviv airport to the city?
Bus line 445 takes passengers to and from the airport to central Tel Aviv. It drives and stops along Dizengoff, Burgashov, HaYarkon, Ben Yehuda, and other central streets in the city. The bus operates every hour excluding Shabbat (Friday evening through Saturday evening).
Do taxis in Israel take credit cards?
Most taxis in Israel do not accept credit cards, so best to use the ATM before exiting the airport. NOTE: like most airports, the exchange rate is awful at Ben Gurion thus it is better to withdraw cash from the ATM. Hailed taxis do not expect tips, however cars hired in advance do.
Do you tip taxi drivers in Israel?
Taxi drivers in Israel do not generally expect to be tipped, and will generally return change to you without even asking if you would like it.
Is Gett cheaper than Uber?
We collected pricing data in July 2017 on both apps for major locations across London; from the results we conclude that Gett is generally cheaper once Uber surge pricing hits 1.7X.
Is Uber cheap in Israel?
Price wise, ordering the regular taxi through Uber is just that, a regular taxi. Ordering an Uber driver costs 8 NIS when you get in the car, then 1 NIS for every minute plus 2 NIS for every kilometer – this is aprox. 30% cheaper then a regular taxi.
Can I wear jeans in Israel?
If you’re asking yourself: “what clothes should I wear in Israel?” In general, Israel is a progressive and relaxed country, and casual clothing is suitable for almost any setting. Jeans, t-shirts, shorts, and comfortable shoes are ideal for most situations.
Is English spoken in Tel Aviv?
Only around 2% of Israelis speak English as a native language. However, a very high proportion of around 85% of the Israeli population still speaks English to some extent. Therefore you should have no problems using English, especially in the tourist areas of Tel Aviv or Jerusalem.
How long does it take to get through customs at Ben Gurion Airport?
Arriving At Ben Gurion Airport A vast majority of tourists go through border control in a very short time. Even if the lines are long, there are usually plenty of agents working and lines average 20-25 minutes, a blink compared to a bad day at Newark Liberty or London Heathrow.
Is Uber safe in Tel Aviv?
Uber in Tel Aviv is safe. Gett, an Israeli ride hailing app, works the same as Uber in Israel – meaning it’s only for taxis. The plus side of both Uber and Gett is that you won’t get messed around by any taxi driver, as the price is what you pay through the app via your bank card.