• CRISTINA TRAVEL

    • The quality comes first! The price comes second!

    • CRISTINA TRAVEL

    • The quality comes first! The price comes second!

    • CRISTINA TRAVEL

    • The quality comes first! The price comes second!

    • CRISTINA TRAVEL

    • The quality comes first! The price comes second!

    • CRISTINA TRAVEL

    • The quality comes first! The price comes second!

Travel Tips

  • Passports valid 6 months from the return day
  • The national currency is the shekel, but the dollars and the euro are well received
  • In the hotels in Jerusalem, especially there is that shabat elevator that stops on each floor to offer the possibility for habitual Jews to use it
  • There are no restrictions on clothing, just to religious purposes. It is recommended that Christian religious objects are not visible  at the Tomb of David and at the Wall of Complaint
  • A few words of help in Hebrew: taxi-monit, money-kesef, rest-odef, yes-ken , no-lo, what are you doing?-ma nisma?  hotel-malon, city-ir, country-medina, train-rakevet, bus-otobuz, i do not have-ein li, i have-ies li, may?
    - efshar?
  • Public transport can be used from Saturday night until Friday afternoon, in Shabbat are used the taxis
  • Dairy products are served at Israeli hotels at breakfast, and meat dishes are served at dinner
  • The official language is Hebrew, followed by Arabic, English, even Russian
  • Smoking in restaurants and pubs in Israel is forbidden except in specially designed places, but you can smoke on the street and outdoors
  • In Israel you can buy alcohol until 23.00
  • There is no need to leave tips for taxis, usually the price is set before the trip
  • In restaurants and cafes tips are 10-12% of the consumer's price

Recommended hotels

Jewish holidays

28 February-01 March PURIM -workday
30 March -06 April Pesah Feast - Israel's hotels do not serve leavened bread - some exceptions
April 17 Day of mourning for soldiers fallen in the wars of Israel
April 18 Independence Day
19-20 May The Feast of the Weeks
9-11 September Hebrew New Year
18-19 September Yom Kipur - everything is locked in Israel, including Ben Gurion airport
23-30 September Torture Feast
2-10 December Hanukkah