Israel offers almost 10,000 miles/16,100km of highway that can be used to explore the country. You can travel along the Mediterranean coast and visit the historic city of Tel Aviv. The capital, Jerusalem, is easily accessible by a highway that begins in Tel Aviv.
The standard Israel time difference is two hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+2). Israel operates Daylight Saving Time, which is three hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+3). During that time, the clock will be moved forward one hour.
Hebrew is the main language in Israel. But Jews also speak Yiddish, Palestinians speak Arabic and many people speak English as a second language.
The electricity in Israel is set at 220 volts, 50Hz. Round-pin plugs are standard.
Collecting a cheap car hire in Tel Aviv is a great starting point for your holidays and you can even return your car hire in Jerusalem or other destinations in Israel of your choosing, but there are other details you should look into beforehand. For instance, the exchange rates. The currency in Israel is the Israel New Shekels (ILS). Credit cards are accepted in most places and ATM machines are also widely available.
When planning your holiday with a car hire be sure to have a look at the following websites to find out Israel tourism office locations, places to visit and further information you may need before travelling. Visit the official tourism site for Israel for more information.
British citizens planning a holiday with a car hire in Israel need a valid passport to enter the country, but no visa is required for stays of up to three months. The British Embassy in Israel is located in Tel Aviv. To know more about UK Embassies in Israel and other information, visit the website provided.
Before you book your hire car it's probably worth taking a look at the above essential Israel travel information, which includes everything you need to know when planning your holiday, as well as all arrangements you need to make before travelling.