Israel’s tourism industry has been faring very well in recent years. For example, in 2017 alone, Israel had attracted over 3.6 million tourists. This figure represents a 25% increase from the year before, and we are still waiting for the complete statistics of 2018 to be determined. Of course, this growing trend is great news for Israel and its economy, because roughly 6% of Israel’s workforce is employed in its tourism industry. According to the statistics of 2017, the average tourist had spent around $1,600 during their stay in Israel. It is still very much possible to make the very most of your trip to Israel while maintaining your travel budget. In this article, we will provide you with some tips and strategies you can quickly implement to make your trip to Israel more memorable and complete.
One standard piece of advice for travelers to any destination is for them to avoid traveling during the peak seasons or festive periods. This advice is considered to be one of the most effective methods you could use to help you both save your money and in avoiding large crowds at tourist attractions. The less crowded the attractions are, the more enjoyable people usually find their trip because crowds and lines can be stressful and time consuming for people. By applying this effective strategy, you will be able to save more of your own money with cheaper air travel and accommodations – these two expenses alone are often the most expensive costs you will incur for your trip. It is also imperative to remember that Israel will most likely have a different holiday schedule than your own country. Therefore, you should complete your research online to ensure your travels do not clash with an Israeli national holiday or festive period.
Depending on the weather, and the time of the year, you may be very interested in outdoor attractions like national parks, and major bodies of water. Israel has many reasonably priced bus tours, and package deals that you can make the very most of during your stay in Israel. However, depending on where you are in Israel, and where you are going, your bus trips may be several hours long; therefore you should use a good headset review and have music or audiobooks ready to help you pass the time. Israel has been blessed with many beautiful and internationally well-known bodies of water, such as the Sea of Galilee, the Dead Sea, the Red Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea, to name a few. Israel is also home to 67 different national parks, and 190 nature reserves. If you are coming to Israel for the outdoors, then you will not be disappointed. With so many different bodies of water, national parks, and nature reserves to visit, you will practically never run out of new things to see and visit in Israel. Taking these few precautions will go a very long way in helping you make the very most of your trip to Israel. Have a safe trip!