Travel Information

French citizens travelling to Israel

Citizens of French Southern and Antarctic Lands that are travelling to Israel can travel without a visa.

What to expect in Israel

🤝 friendly locals
💰 expensive cost of living
⚡ Above average wifi
safe neighbourhoods
👯‍♂️ good for parties
🍸 good restaurants and bars
❄️ cold weather

Flights and Prices

Flight prices to Israel from French Southern and Antarctic Lands usually are around 103.00 EUR. Wizz Air is a common carrier airline.

International and domestic airlines

Common international airlines are

El Al, and ElAl

. Popular domestic airlines are

Arkia, El Al, and ElAl

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

Yes, you should carry cash on you. Foreigners usually deal in cash.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are

Pelephone, Orange, and Golan Telecom


💦 Can I drink tap water?

Yes, you can generally drink tap water. This may not apply in smaller towns and rural areas. Double-check when you arrive.

🚕What do I use to get around?

Popular ride-hailing services include


Exchange Rates

The primary currency is ILS.

1 EUR = 3.887536 ILS

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $15.00 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa is not required for citizens of Israel. Tourists are able to visit without a visa for a certain amount of time.

Notes and Passport Validity

Ensure that your passport is valid for 3 months past your travel date.

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

On 12 November, a large number of rockets were fired into Israel from Gaza. Further exchanges of fire are expected. Monitor developments and follow the instructions of local authorities. We haven't changed the level of our advice – 'exercise a high degree of caution' overall. Higher levels apply in some areas.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Israel. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (4.03 / 5)
Safety (4.14 / 5)
Cost of Living (1.94 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$110.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$15.00 USD

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Popular Cities in Israel




Tel Aviv