Currency in Israel is NIS (New Israeli Shekel). Exchange rate is currently around 1 Euro = 4.8NIS. Further information can be found here
Daytime weather in Tel Aviv will be around 19c, dropping down to 9c at night. There is a 24% chance of moderate rainfall in February, so bring an umbrella. Further information can be found here
Visitors to Israel must hold a passport valid for at least another six months. Tourists can stay in Israel for up to three months, after which they may apply for an extension.
Nationals of most countries in America and Europe, as well as in several other countries, are not required to apply for a visa in advance, and are issued a tourist visa free of charge at every port of entry to Israel.
To see a list of all countries and whether they have a visa exemption - click here
Unfortunately, the airport train does not stop near the beach hotel area in Tel Aviv. Therefore, our recommendation is to take a taxi directly to your hotel, which will cost around 150NIS (31 Euro).
There are numerous hotels along the Tel Aviv coast.
We have reserved a number of rooms (Junior Suite) at the Alexander Hotel
at a rate of 130Euro/night. For reservations, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org
indicating you are requesting the IUCC rate.
Here are some additional recommended hotels, all located near each other since we will be providing bus pickup and drop-off to the workshop venue at Tel Aviv University.