Travel


July Another Record Month at Ben Gurion

New “open sky” policies that are encouraging foreign carriers to add Israel to their itineraries are paying off. July showed a 13 percent increase in the number of Israelis traveling…

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Travel Ban Takes Effect But Less Chaos Expected

A scaled-back version of President Donald Trump’s travel ban took effect Thursday evening, stripped of provisions that brought protests and chaos at airports worldwide in January, yet still likely to…

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Warning to Travelers

For many years, travelers preparing to embark on international or domestic flights have been warned not to take packages from others. Sadly, both teenagers and adults have fallen into the…

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Charlie Airlines Begins Flights to Cyprus

To the ranks of low-cost airlines flying between Israel and Europe, add newcomer Charlie Airlines (a new iteration of bankrupt Cyprus Airlines), which will operate flights between Tel Aviv and…

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Hoteliers: We’re Not Feeling Tourist Boom

Despite April being a record month for tourism, it was far from that for the hotel industry in Israel. Hoteliers reported last week that they had enjoyed a 23 percent…

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Twenty Brilliant Ways to Save on Summer Travel

If you’re planning to head out on a summer vacation this year, you’re not alone. A 2017 AARP travel survey revealed that 99 percent of boomers intend to take at…

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Q&A: What to Know About Travel Ban Appeals

Does federal law give President Donald Trump broad legal authority to freeze immigration by refugees and citizens of some predominantly Muslim nations? That’s the question before two federal appellate courts…

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Appeals Court to Review Revised Travel Ban

A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments on Monday over President Donald Trump’s temporary travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority countries, the second…

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