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Why is the flight time of London-Beijing and Tel Aviv-Beijing the same?

Flight time between London and Beijing is around 10hrs nonstop. Same goes for Tel Aviv and Beijing. Why is that? there's a 5hrs flight that separates London from Tel Aviv. Does it have to do with ...
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From Athens to Tel Aviv by boat?

I'm trying to find a way by boat from Athens to Tel Aviv and back. I understand air travel would be cheaper and easier - but I wish to do it more for the experience.
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Tel Aviv a good base to see Israel & Palestine?

I'm planning to spend 3 weeks in Israel & Palestine. I'm open to seeing all of the region apart from the Gaza Strip. I'm told the region is relatively small and I could feasibly stay in Tel Aviv ...
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Why fly along a rhumb line?

On April 4, 2012, El Al flight 4 from New York to Tel Aviv flew on an almost-a-rhumb-line route eastward rather than on the usual almost-a-great-circle line. (It passed over Portugal, but never over ...
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Can non-residents enter libraries in Tel Aviv?

If I am a US citizen in Tel Aviv, would I be able to sit in the Shaar Zion library and do work? The library website says, "Tel Aviv-Yafo residents can utilize the city’s libraries without charge ...
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Can I pay tips with credit card in Israel (just like in US)

I've asked a couple of times in restraunts but I guess I failed to explain what I actually want after all. So, my question is - can I ask to include tips to the bill in Israel or should I instead ...
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Does one need a permit for personal photography in Tel Aviv Yafo?

I was looking though some websites and came across permit requirements on Tel Aviv Municipality site and Filming in the Tel Aviv site. These sites mention that permits may be needed for photography in ...
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Denied check-in on a code-shared flight of IsrAir and SmartWings: where to complain?

I am traveling with a Kiwi.com-booked trip from CDG->PRG->TLV (and then back). The first segment was run by Czech Airlines and went fine, the second segment was provided by Israir (but operated ...
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Are there lockers on the beaches of Tel Aviv?

I would like to go swimming without being afraid of leaving valuables out in the open. Are there secure lockers at Tell Aviv beach where I can leave my stuff? If so, where are they located?
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Travel from Tel-Aviv, Israel to Thessaloniki, Greece

I want to get from TLV to Thessaloniki, Greece on 21-24/June. What is the cheapest way?
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Connecting flight in Tel Aviv

I am flying from Cyprus to Dubai with a 2.5 hour layover in Tel Aviv airport. Am I allowed to do this with the COVID restrictions? I am fully vaccinated and will have a negative PCR test less than 72 ...
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Renting a car in Tel Aviv as a young driver with a new license?

I plan to get a driver's license in February and then visit Israel in May. It would be nice to rent a car somewhere in Tel Aviv as that's the most convenient way of sightseeing the country. However I ...
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Visiting Israel from Schengen area

I'm a US citizen with a passport traveling in Europe. I have a question regarding staying in the EU. My understanding is that I can only stay 90 days within a 180 day period in the Schengen area. I ...
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How to enforce receipt or contract for renting the holiday's apartment in Israel? [closed]

Initially, I got the apartment for few nights in Tel Aviv via AirBnB, however, the service blocked the user for unknown reasons and my reservation has been cancelled. Since I couldn't find similar ...
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Locations of rocket impacts in Tel Aviv [closed]

How can one find out the locations of rocket impacts in Israel, in particular Tel Aviv? I'm only aware of this live map but it's unclear how the information is sourced (certain twitter accounts?) and ...
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