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They are certified Kosher from the local Rabbanut. (Ein Bokek)
The meat is NOT Glatt.
The chicken is Rabbanut Mehadrin.
The cooking is Bishul Yisrael according to the Rema, not the Beit Yosef.
The vegetables are Gush Katif. The cabbage is NOT.

The Mashgiach says, the hard cheeses are not Mehadrin.

Breakfast:
- Breads, pastries, cakes - parbaked or raw frozen , Chasam Sofer Petach Tiqwa
- Packaged yogurts and puddings - some are B"datz . Rubin, but be careful some could be cholov nochri, check packaging
- Grapefruit and Orange Juice from Spout - PriMor ,Chasam Sofer Petach Tiqwa
- Hard Round Cheeses on cutting board- Cholov Nochri
- Gvina Levana, cottage cheese - .....................
- Feta, Bulgarian Cheeses - He claims Belz
- Some type of butter spread- some are cholov nochri
- Fish- He says B"datz ( he says B"datz about alot of things....), but its usually just herring and mackarel
- Tuna - He says B"datz, but there is usually some type of leafy veggie in there i.e. parsley
- Instant Coffee Machine - Cholov Yisroel of some rabbi in Ashkelon
- Espresso Station - Milk is usually Mehadrin Tnuva, you can look at the bag (Yes milk comes in a 5 gallon bag)
- Hot Stations- Not really sure, they serve dinner there also which is fleishig, I'm guessing they switch the stations, but i wouldn't....
- Produce - He says B"datz ( he says B"datz about alot of things....)
- Cereals- some are cholov nochri


Lounge:
Basically the same cakes and fruits as breakfast.

Mashgiach's number 050-892-2728
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Re: Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #240 on: December 23, 2012, 07:58:15 AM »
Any recent reports how much they charge for breakfast, for SPG not status members?

60 NIS.

If you have a tourist visa, take off %17, since you don't pay tax.

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Re: Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #241 on: December 23, 2012, 08:14:49 AM »
60 NIS.

If you have a tourist visa, take off %17, since you don't pay tax.
Just wondering, who gets a tourist visa to IL?

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Re: Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #242 on: December 23, 2012, 08:18:57 AM »
Just wondering, who gets a tourist visa to IL?
Any American who comes into Israel.  The visa is for 3 months.
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Re: Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #243 on: December 23, 2012, 08:34:22 AM »
Any American who comes into Israel.  The visa is for 3 months.
Oh, so you mean every time I come in, that stamp is a "visa", hmm.  Ok

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Re: Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #244 on: December 23, 2012, 08:37:42 AM »
Oh, so you mean every time I come in, that stamp is a "visa", hmm.  Ok

Yes. It is.

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Re: Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #245 on: December 23, 2012, 08:47:59 AM »
60 NIS.

If you have a tourist visa, take off %17, since you don't pay tax.
So who takes off 17%?  The hotel?  Or are you referring to what you get back VAT in the airport?

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Re: Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #246 on: December 23, 2012, 09:13:57 AM »
So who takes off 17%?  The hotel?  Or are you referring to what you get back VAT in the airport?

The hotel. When you check in, they photocopy your tourist visa. Then, anything you bill to your room will be %17 percent cheaper. (Anything you pay for in cash will still be regular price.)

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Re: Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #247 on: December 23, 2012, 09:24:37 AM »
The hotel. When you check in, they photocopy your tourist visa. Then, anything you bill to your room will be %17 percent cheaper. (Anything you pay for in cash will still be regular price.)
Thanks.
Anything else in general that comes cheaper with a tourist visa while in IL?
Would be good to know for my next trip soon, iy"h.

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Re: Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #248 on: December 23, 2012, 09:27:28 AM »
Thanks.
Anything else in general that comes cheaper with a tourist visa while in IL?
Would be good to know for my next trip soon, iy"h.

Car rentals, hotels...

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Re: Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #249 on: December 23, 2012, 12:31:39 PM »
Car rentals, hotels...
Car rentals take 17% off the base price of the rental?

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Re: Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #250 on: December 23, 2012, 01:18:27 PM »
no, they charge israelis 17% tax

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Re: Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #251 on: December 23, 2012, 01:27:22 PM »
no, they charge israelis 17% tax
So they don't charge foreigners that 17%?
Or they do charge, and the burden is on you to get VAT tounge refunded in the airport?

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Re: Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #252 on: December 23, 2012, 01:32:31 PM »
So they don't charge foreigners that 17%?
Or they do charge, and the burden is on you to get VAT tounge refunded in the airport?

1. correct
2. As long as you are not Israeli or carry a student visa, they will not chrage the VAT.
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Re: Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #253 on: December 23, 2012, 02:47:35 PM »
Any recent reports how much they charge for breakfast, for SPG not status members?
was there last week and they told me 70 nis

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Re: Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #254 on: December 23, 2012, 04:28:10 PM »
was there last week and they told me 70 nis

Ouch. Price went up, I guess... :(

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Re: Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #255 on: December 23, 2012, 04:31:00 PM »
1. correct
2. As long as you are not Israeli or carry a student visa, they will not chrage the VAT.
-1 student visa pays VAT

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Re: Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #256 on: December 23, 2012, 04:34:35 PM »
Ouch. Price went up, I guess... :(
no, its just misinformed reps.
Try another at the desk will tell you its 60.
friend was there today, she said usually its 85 per person she will give him for 75, i told him to "huca" the other guy said its 60.

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Re: Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #257 on: December 23, 2012, 04:35:52 PM »
-1 student visa pays VAT
??? That's what he said...

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Re: Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #258 on: December 23, 2012, 08:00:47 PM »
1. correct
2. As long as you are not Israeli or carry a student visa, they will not chrage the VAT.
Thanks

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Re: Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #259 on: December 24, 2012, 06:17:24 AM »
??? That's what he said...
My bad, after a fast with headaches...