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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 710139 times)

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #5860 on: January 03, 2022, 03:22:21 PM »
update on my father in  law test results didnt come back yet so they are kinda screwed with flight being after midnight

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #5861 on: January 03, 2022, 03:23:28 PM »
update on my father in  law test results didnt come back yet so they are kinda screwed with flight being after midnight
Why isn't everyone using emed?
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #5862 on: January 03, 2022, 03:25:01 PM »
update on my father in  law test results didnt come back yet so they are kinda screwed with flight being after midnight
Returning to USA? If I'm not mistaken he needs a PCR in past 72 hours for entering TLV terminal. Antigen within 24 hours should be good enough for entering USA.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #5863 on: January 03, 2022, 03:28:21 PM »
Why isn't everyone using emed?
cause he flew out yesterday on moments notice

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #5864 on: January 03, 2022, 03:28:58 PM »
Returning to USA? If I'm not mistaken he needs a PCR in past 72 hours for entering TLV terminal. Antigen within 24 hours should be good enough for entering USA.
he was counting on pcr results on arrival which didnt come back yet

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #5865 on: January 03, 2022, 03:30:09 PM »
he was counting on pcr results on arrival which didnt come back yet
I guess they slowed down. In the past those results would come in just a few hours.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #5866 on: January 03, 2022, 03:35:43 PM »
he was counting on pcr results on arrival which didnt come back yet
He doesn't have any bidud requirements which would prevent him from leaving the country?

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #5867 on: January 03, 2022, 03:36:12 PM »
He doesn't have any bidud requirements which would prevent him from leaving the country?
funarel can come for 24 hrs without bidud

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #5868 on: January 03, 2022, 03:37:25 PM »
funarel can come for 24 hrs without bidud
Ok. Didn't know that

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #5869 on: January 03, 2022, 03:41:50 PM »
Try getting an antigen and see what happens?
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #5870 on: January 03, 2022, 03:47:02 PM »
is Canada supposed to become orange on jan 5th or jan 9th, getting conflicting reports.
No date was announced yet. At this point it is only a recommendation, subject to final approval.

If you are not an Israeli or visa holder, even if it becomes Orange before January 9, the rule change allowing foreign nationals from Orange countries only goes into effect January 9.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #5871 on: January 03, 2022, 03:49:03 PM »
Why isn't everyone using emed?
Because most of us don't live in Ohio where it is easily available and free. Why pay $69 or $99, when you local Urgent Care will give you a PCR covered by insurance with results in under 12 hours.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #5872 on: January 03, 2022, 03:50:53 PM »
Because most of us don't live in Ohio where it is easily available and free. Why pay $69 or $99, when you local Urgent Care will give you a PCR covered by insurance with results in under 12 hours.
1. emed is $30/test and may be covered by your insurance.
2. emed has results in 15 minutes guarenteed. No sweating about where your results are.
3. emed means you don't have to shlep out anywhere.
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #5873 on: January 03, 2022, 03:53:04 PM »
No date was announced yet. At this point it is only a recommendation, subject to final approval.

If you are not an Israeli or visa holder, even if it becomes Orange before January 9, the rule change allowing foreign nationals from Orange countries only goes into effect January 9.
im an Israeli and i have a flight to Canada this thursday

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #5874 on: January 03, 2022, 04:39:00 PM »
is Canada supposed to become orange on jan 5th or jan 9th, getting conflicting reports.

and can a US citizen travel to Israel form Canada ?

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #5875 on: January 03, 2022, 05:43:34 PM »
you dont see this every day





Is this משיח צייטן?

Will DL also protect AA passengers now?
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #5876 on: January 03, 2022, 06:19:28 PM »
1. emed is $30/test and may be covered by your insurance.
2. emed has results in 15 minutes guarenteed. No sweating about where your results are.
3. emed means you don't have to shlep out anywhere.
1. Where can I get emed for $30? I don't need a six pack

2. Emed I heard has sometimes a few hours wait

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #5877 on: January 03, 2022, 06:32:04 PM »
1. Where can I get emed for $30? I don't need a six pack

2. Emed I heard has sometimes a few hours wait
Split it with other people or DDFers?
Never had to wait in several times that I've used it, but I've read when there is a wait, you can select Spanish for no wait and they speak English...
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #5878 on: January 03, 2022, 07:00:56 PM »
Deets?
To make a long story short, the hotel is terrible. First room I was assigned had a gigantic spill of some kind on the carpet. Went downstairs to switch. Second room had someone in it already . Went downstairs where they disputed that. Waited half hour until they sorted it out. Went back upstairs with new room and keys but keys didnt work. Couldnt get back down because they lock the floor. (Regular elevators and stairs are locked, you use service elevator, but they lock the door to access it so youre stuck on your floor)
Sat in hallway chair for 45 minutes (Hallway phone was out of order) until Arab worker came through and locked door behind him. I explained to him my predicament, he didnt believe me and said "sit there all night." (I tried to reach out to Pikud Oref via Whatsapp to no avail)
When he unlocked the door so he could leave I busted through and was facing off with him all the way to the service elevator. I got the button pressed and pushed my way in and he proceeded to hold the door open. He finally called someone and spoke in Arabic and let the door close. We cursed at each other the whole way down.
Finally downstairs I gave them hell and refused to go back upstairs unless I was escorted by someone to insure I was able to enter a room. My new room had dried urine on the toilet seat but I let it pass.
Friday, I checked for my results pretty much every 5 minutes. At around 3pm I was able to find out that test n go was only processing the Thurs noon tests and would be between 3 and 6 hours before they got to my test.
A couple hours prior, my wife came by to drop something off for me and noticed there were no soldiers downstairs. Additionally, when speaking with the hotel staff, someone mentioned to her that it was not clear that I would be able to leave even with a negative since if anyone from the plane tested positive, I would need to be tested again and await the results of that second test.
At 3:30 I decided that enough was enough and packed up my stuff. I told my wife to come back with the car. I then tried to go downstairs only to find the door locked again. I stood to the side of the door for about a half hour and was starting to resign myself to the fact that I would probably not be able to get out. I told my wife to go back home.
Suddenly, I hear voices on the other side of the door and then it opened with 2 Arab workers. I slammed the door open with all my might and his attempts to close it on me failed. He tried to block my path but I warned him not to touch me. He immediately called someone and spoke in Arabic while I made my way to the elevator and downstairs.
I was totally expecting to find a committee waiting for me but to my surprise, there wasnt any. Im not sure who the Arab spoke to.
Somebody opened the hotel door for me and said, "Your taxi is over there". It seems someone else was being released at that time. I said thanks and turned the other way and ran towards my wife who was still there. "Rega, are you meshuchrar??" is what I heard from one of the hotel guards as I ran towards freedom...
Trust me, this was the short version

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #5879 on: January 03, 2022, 07:03:23 PM »
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