Car rental in Israel
Tips for driving your rental car in Israel
If you're travelling to Israel, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Israel is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Jerusalem counts 780200 inhabitants. In Jerusalem hosts 10.1% of the entire country's population, which counts over 7710000 inhabitants. In Israel the language spoken most widespread is Hebrew but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Israel is GMT+02:00 so make sure you adjust your watch at landing. We suggest adjusting your watch before take-off to help conquer jetlag! The electric plug type in Israel is C / H and the electric voltage is 230 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adapter with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Israel is +972, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.
More travel information about Israel
With a fuel cost in Israel averaging at 2.01 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Israel shares its land borders with Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Gaza Strip and West Bank, which mean there are plenty of road trip options for travellers wishing to explore a little further. Before crossing any border, please make sure that this is in line with the terms and conditions of your car rental as these might vary according to the supplier you rent your car from. The roads stretch for 18566, 449 of which motorways, which ranks Israel as the 115th country in the world with the longest road system. This amount of road will let you drive across the country and discover its wonders, secret spots and the delicious local tastes. Please note that in Israel there is a Right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Israeli new shekel (ILS). Speed limits in town are 50 km/h and on motorways they are 110-120 km/h. Bear in mind that in Israel, speaking on the phone while driving isn't allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Israel
Israel boasts nine UNESCO sites which confirm this country's important heritage. Those who visit this country for leisure certainly can't miss these spots. The top UNESCO sites are: Masada (cultural) and Old City of Acre (cultural).