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Begin Museum- outside the Old City
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https://www.k-k.co.il/?lang=en
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South

Nachal Dragot (aka Darja)- an intense hike near the Dead Sea
Sunrise tour of Masada, Ein Gedi, and Dead Sea aprx $70



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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10620 on: March 26, 2019, 09:12:08 AM »
Each family member needs their own or is there a family card ?
There are no family Rav Kavs but you can tell the bus driver how many people you want to pay for when you get on and then he'll charge that # of people to your card.

On the light rail you can't do that AFAIK, you just tap your card when you get on and there's no option to increase the # of people, but you can just buy individual paper train tickets with cash or cc at any train station. Just remember to slide the paper ticket into the machine when you get on the light rail to validate it.

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10621 on: March 26, 2019, 11:00:09 AM »
Crossposting due to timing.
Is there anywhere to get hold of a Chevy suburban (or similar) for a few days ?

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10622 on: March 26, 2019, 11:34:58 AM »
Crossposting due to timing.
i should work hard to get that over there
I'm going crazy, wanna come along?

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10623 on: March 26, 2019, 03:18:39 PM »
I've never seen a driver throw someone off a bus. Most will probably tell you to pay later if they don't have one to sell to you. But don't try that in the light rail. There's nowhere to buy one on the light rail and they come around checking probably 25-50% of rides IME. In theory they can also check on a bus (they're supposed to on busses where you can board from the back door and tap your card in the back of the bus) but IIRC I've only ever seen that once, a few years ago.
i was thrown off the light rail for and got 250 shek fine (iirc)
and i use to go a lot from BB to Jerusalem prob 50% of the time they would come up an check
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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10624 on: March 26, 2019, 03:29:26 PM »
i was thrown off the light rail for and got 250 shek fine (iirc)
Yes, like I said I find they check 25-50% of rides on the light rail, and the fine is high.

and i use to go a lot from BB to Jerusalem prob 50% of the time they would come up an check
Wow, I didn't know that. On the 402? I was only thinking about city busses because on intercity busses ppl mostly get on at the front and pay on their way on (unless the driver wants to get moving quickly and tells ppl to pay later).

How did they check? A guy got on at some point?

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10625 on: March 26, 2019, 03:31:53 PM »
Yes, like I said I find they check 25-50% of rides on the light rail, and the fine is high.
Wow, I didn't know that. On the 402? I was only thinking about city busses because on intercity busses ppl mostly get on at the front and pay on their way on (unless the driver wants to get moving quickly and tells ppl to pay later).

How did they check? A guy got on at some point?
402 and 422 (not eged)
1st drop off stop usually but they stop the bus randomly as well.
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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10626 on: March 29, 2019, 06:47:46 AM »
What time is the first minyan kabolas shabbos at the kosel ?

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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10627 on: March 31, 2019, 04:39:20 AM »
Each family member needs their own or is there a family card ?
Light rail = Yes.
Everyone needs their own card/ticket. (Tickets can be purchased at the station with cash, though it doesn't include transfer to busses but RavKavs do.

Busses = No.
As long as their is sufficient funds, you could pay for the entire bus.

Don't try to cheat on the light rail, it's not worth it. They're very strict, and extremely active...

You could get free RavKavs at Egged locations. The popular ones are  in the mall near Belz, and in the central bus station.
All you need is a passport.

The reload machines on the street do not accept US CC's. IINM
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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10628 on: March 31, 2019, 04:47:08 AM »
They throw people off the bus for not having that card ?
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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10629 on: March 31, 2019, 06:24:20 AM »
The reload machines on the street do not accept US CC's. IINM
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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10630 on: March 31, 2019, 06:41:10 AM »
Mistaken you are, load all the time, Amex, Visa, MC....
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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10631 on: March 31, 2019, 06:57:28 AM »
Mistaken you are, load all the time, Amex, Visa, MC....
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Re: Things To Do In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #10632 on: April 01, 2019, 12:01:57 AM »
Mistaken you are, load all the time, Amex, Visa, MC....
These?


Good to know.
Hence why I wrote "IINM". Didn't have any recent DP's. A while ago they still weren't working.
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« Reply #10633 on: April 01, 2019, 03:13:59 AM »
These?


Good to know.
Hence why I wrote "IINM". Didn't have any recent DP's. A while ago they still weren't working.
I was talking about these.

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« Reply #10634 on: April 02, 2019, 04:54:37 AM »
I was talking about these.
How about the one I posted?
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