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Link to form that needs to be filled out within 48 hours of flight to Israel

Accordingly, the FINAL criteria For entering Israel are as follows - you must meet ONE of these conditions in order to enter Israel:

1. Vaccinated within 180 days of the trip with either a second vaccine or a booster and it must be at least 14 days after the shot.

2. Recovered within 180 days of the trip with DIGITAL proof of a positive PCR result and more than 11 days have passed since the positive result. This type of proof only exists in the EU. The UK will likely have it as well.

3. Recovered anytime – even more than 180 days before the trip - with DIGITAL proof of positive PCR result AND vaccinated with at least one dose within 180 days of the trip. Again at the moment the digital proof only exists in the EU and possibly the UK shortly.

Your vaccination or recovery CANNOT expire while in Israel, which means you may not be in Israel more than 180 days after your vaccine or recovery have expired.

CONSEQUENCES FOR VIOLATING THE TERMS OF ENTRY: VIOLATION OF ANY OF THE ABOVE CRITERIA CAN MEAN SANCTIONS INCLUDING BARRING YOUR ENTRY TO ISRAEL FOR 5 YEARS.

Link to pay for the Covid test that you'll take upon arrival in TLV

Author Topic: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread  (Read 653407 times)

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Re: Israel Reopening Ben Gurion, Still Closed To Most Foreigners
« Reply #1720 on: March 07, 2021, 11:02:02 AM »
Any details on criteria for permission for foreign nationals to enter?
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Re: Israel Reopening Ben Gurion, Still Closed To Most Foreigners
« Reply #1721 on: March 07, 2021, 11:11:07 AM »
Tomorrow’s United morning flight (UA85) was just cancelled.

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Re: Israel Reopening Ben Gurion, Still Closed To Most Foreigners
« Reply #1722 on: March 07, 2021, 11:15:52 AM »
Tomorrow’s United morning flight (UA85) was just cancelled.
Not showing cancelled in my reservation yet! Is United automatically rebooking?

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Re: Israel Reopening Ben Gurion, Still Closed To Most Foreigners
« Reply #1723 on: March 07, 2021, 11:17:16 AM »
Interestingly, I was told last night by a united rep that UA85 was cancelled.
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Re: Israel Reopening Ben Gurion, Still Closed To Most Foreigners
« Reply #1724 on: March 07, 2021, 11:18:56 AM »
Not showing cancelled in my reservation yet! Is United automatically rebooking?
No idea. My son is booked on the night flight and that is still showing as flying. Not taking this as a good sign for that flight. I am sure they will automatically rebook, the big question is for when.

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Re: Israel Reopening Ben Gurion, Still Closed To Most Foreigners
« Reply #1725 on: March 07, 2021, 11:22:46 AM »
Ua 85 for mar 9 is canceled for mar 8 still showing in reservation as good

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Re: Israel Reopening Ben Gurion, Still Closed To Most Foreigners
« Reply #1726 on: March 07, 2021, 11:24:35 AM »
Ua 85 for mar 9 is canceled for mar 8 still showing in reservation as good
on second thought


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Re: Israel Reopening Ben Gurion, Still Closed To Most Foreigners
« Reply #1727 on: March 07, 2021, 11:45:56 AM »
tomorow nite flight finally canceled

Canceled: We're sorry to let you know your flight UA91 from Tel Aviv to New York/Newark is canceled because of an unexpected operational issue.

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Re: Israel Reopening Ben Gurion, Still Closed To Most Foreigners
« Reply #1728 on: March 07, 2021, 11:46:26 AM »
heard a rumor that tonite may also be cancelled, any1 with any info?

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Re: Israel Reopening Ben Gurion, Still Closed To Most Foreigners
« Reply #1729 on: March 07, 2021, 11:50:46 AM »
heard a rumor that tonite may also be cancelled, any1 with any info?
I'm sure tonight's flight will fly. Plane is already in TLV.

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Re: Israel Reopening Ben Gurion, Still Closed To Most Foreigners
« Reply #1730 on: March 07, 2021, 11:52:26 AM »
tomorow nite flight finally canceled

Canceled: We're sorry to let you know your flight UA91 from Tel Aviv to New York/Newark is canceled because of an unexpected operational issue.
Any idea what to do now? My flight was not yet rebooked. Where are they rebooking the hundreds on people that were on these 2 flights?

Also, the 270 NIS my son spent for a Covid test is probably down the drain...

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Re: Israel Reopening Ben Gurion, Still Closed To Most Foreigners
« Reply #1731 on: March 07, 2021, 11:56:10 AM »
all flight for the 9th are canceled


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Re: Israel Reopening Ben Gurion, Still Closed To Most Foreigners
« Reply #1732 on: March 07, 2021, 12:05:29 PM »
Can someone link to the post for @ExGingi 's options for PCR test before leaving?
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Re: Israel Reopening Ben Gurion, Still Closed To Most Foreigners
« Reply #1733 on: March 07, 2021, 12:08:56 PM »
Wasn't United on the 9th an approved emergency flight?

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Re: Israel Reopening Ben Gurion, Still Closed To Most Foreigners
« Reply #1734 on: March 07, 2021, 12:38:52 PM »
Can someone link to the post for @ExGingi 's options for PCR test before leaving?

I posted about Antibody tests, not PCR tests.

PCR tests - check2fly.co.il is ILS 45 at the airport.

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Test type

You can choose a speedy test and receive an answer within 4 hours or a slow test and receive the answer within 14 hours.
The speedy test costs 134.64 NIS
the slow test costs 44.88 NIS

*A speedy test for outgoing flights is set 7 to 72 hours before departure.

**A slow test for outgoing flights is set 17 to 72 hours before departure.

I took a "slow test" at 1:45pm and got results at 8:47pm. And thanks to @nafnaf12 was on a 11:50pm flight.

Check2fly.co.il at the airport were a little bit of a PITA as they asked to see an itinerary, and the one I had was for more than 72 hours out, and they insisted on telling me how the test will not be valid for that flight, yada yada.

Also noteworthy, that if you go to the airport for the test, ignore the signs about מתחם בדיקות קורונה or whatever it is called. Head to terminal 3 door 3 (arrivals). Once you walk in you will make a right and go towards door 1 where you sign in, and around door 2 is where you get the actual test.

If you aren't price-sensitive and just want VIP service (someone coming to you, and fast results) call Itzik Benjamin +972-54-797-9203 (he's in Bnei Brak, I'm sure there are many others around).
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Re: Israel Reopening Ben Gurion, Still Closed To Most Foreigners
« Reply #1735 on: March 07, 2021, 12:49:18 PM »
Are the United morning flights cancelled as well?
My flight was cancelled and I have a medical appt that I must get back for
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Re: Israel Reopening Ben Gurion, Still Closed To Most Foreigners
« Reply #1736 on: March 07, 2021, 12:50:25 PM »
Are the United morning flights cancelled as well?
My flight was cancelled and I have a medical appt that I must get back for
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Re: Israel Reopening Ben Gurion, Still Closed To Most Foreigners
« Reply #1737 on: March 07, 2021, 12:51:05 PM »
Not showing cancelled in my reservation yet! Is United automatically rebooking?
Cancelled and not rebooked.

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Re: Israel Reopening Ben Gurion, Still Closed To Most Foreigners
« Reply #1738 on: March 07, 2021, 12:52:44 PM »
Are the United morning flights cancelled as well?
My flight was cancelled and I have a medical appt that I must get back for
This is how it stacks up at the moment:





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Re: Israel Reopening Ben Gurion, Still Closed To Most Foreigners
« Reply #1739 on: March 07, 2021, 12:54:51 PM »
They may have zeroed out all those flights to give priority to those originally booked on the cancelled flights, not necessarily as a precursor to those flights being cancelled themselves or even being actually sold out.