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How likely is it for one’s laptop to be withheld due to security reasons, meaning I’ll have to board my plane without it? From the limited experience of myself and my friends - this is extremely unlikely, since what is much more likely to happen is for them to detain both you and your laptop... That is, Israeli airport security has a tendency to detain ...


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A reasonable solution - but which is not always available: The Amal taxi station does group rides from Haifa to Ben-Gurion airport on Saturdays. However, there isn't a fixed regular schedule for those, and they're not super-frequent. Thus they might only have a van/taxi leaving very early in the morning, or late in the afternoon etc. They leave from He-...


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Based on reports from multiple people, the Jordan land-border crossings with Israel WILL stamp your entry visa/stamp onto a piece of paper if asked. They will not do this by default, but if you ask them to then they will most likely do so - however there is technically no guarantee they will do so, so as always it's a good idea to ask nicely! If you are ...


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You can get an anonymous Rav-Kav on every bus. Israeli here, you can buy an anonymous Rav Kav on any bus when you board it. It costs 5 NIS. In fact it's the only pay with cash when boarding the bus. This is what it looks like (sorry for the poor photo quality from my computer). The "Dan" in the center is the bus company whose driver I bought it from and ...


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If you want to have everything prepared in advance, you can also head to Ebay and purchase a Rav Kav card in advance by having it shipped to your home address. Some sellers even offer pre-charged Rav Kav cards, so you won't even need to top them up on arrival. This is obviously a more expensive option, as all resellers charge a fee for their services.


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While Tourist Israel is not government, it's a pretty reliable site and their page has this important note: As of January 2019, Israel made a change to remove cash from bus transportation and use the Rav-Kav card exclusively. OK so we need that card! Almost everyone will enter Israel either at Ben Gurion or Ramon so let's see where we can get a card ...


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There is now a Rav Kav sales point at Ben Gurion airport, at terminal 3, in the arrivals hall, next to exit 2. The Rav Kav website maintains a list of sales points with address and opening hours. I don't know how accurate or complete this information is. You can also buy an anonymous Rav-Kav from a bus driver, with some initial stored value. (Note that ...


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You can buy a Rav-Kav at many central bus stations around the country, and the Tel-Aviv train stations. However, the opening hours for the train station Rav-Kav booths are annoyingly limited! (not sure about the bus station booths.)


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Partial answer for the Israeli side of things: I don't use guns myself, but I consulted The AirSoft factory, a BB-gun/air-gun store in Israel. They told me the following: You need an official approval from the ministry for the economy to take an air-gun out of Israel. To do so, you contact them, give them the item's serial number (and probably more details)...


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Prices exhibit a lot of variation. First, at the airport you get ripped off, for sure. See also the answers on @Yehuda_NYC's other question. However, even regardless of that - Israeli communications providers are notorious for a combination of discounted sales + price gouging when they can get away for it. So it's very possible you could see a factor of 4 ...


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In addition to the 019mobile booth, there's this vending machine on the ground floor of the airport: next to one of the exits, which sells prepaid mobile SIM cards. I haven't checked the prices myself recently, but they are reported to be exorbitant (news item is from 2016). Note the 019mobile prices are also quite high. For reference only, and not at the ...


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Israel does not have a policy against issuance of visas to Lebanese. Such visas require confirmation from the Israeli Government, unlike an Armenian passport, which can be done at the Embassy level. I have no idea if the "Lebanese" entry on your Jordanian residence permit, which the Embassy probably see when they ask why you are applying from Jordan and not ...


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