Frequently Asked Questions about Tel Aviv
How can I get to tel aviv from abroad?
Your best shot is probably a flight to Ben Gurion airport and a 30 minutes train or bus from the airport to Tel Aviv.
For flights to Israel
From Europe you can also get by boat to Haifa sea port, boarding from Greece of Cyprus.
When is a good time to visit Tel Aviv?
Tel Aviv is welcoming throughout the year, with hot and humid summers and mild winter, with rainy and sunny days. Spring and fall are pleasant.
Do I need to rent a car to move around?
If you plan to stay in Tel Aviv mostly, then no. Tel Aviv is very easy and inexpensive to maneuver by foot cab and bus. If you do plan to go outside the city, than you might need a vehicle, if so, we recommend you to use rental srevices.
Why should I come to visit Tel Aviv?
Because you will love it. Think of a combination of small manhattan with the beaches of California or Rio de Janeiro and you will start getting the feel. Whatever your orientation is, Tel Aviv has something for you!
I'm a backpacker on a budget. Is Tel Aviv a place for me?
While Tel Aviv is not a your cheapest destination, it is not hard to get by on a backpacker budget. $10/night dormitory accommodation is available, see more in budget Accommodations section.
I'm coming for a short business trip. What are the "must see/do" in Tel Aviv?
Take one day to tour the beaches, one day for Jaffa, one day for the southern historical part of the city including the renovated Neve tzedek.
What is the dress code in Tel Aviv?
Like the rest of Israel, casual. Rarely/never will you be asked for a jacket or a tie in restaurants or night clubs.