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Re: israeli customs
« Reply #30 on: May 05, 2013, 06:54:43 PM »
Yep. A lot of our Jewish Middle Eastern brethren go through A LOT of trouble in TLV.
As well as our western non religious brethren
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Re: israeli customs
« Reply #31 on: May 06, 2013, 06:36:59 AM »
Yes it was a joke. (I thought that was clear from the 2 posts I made right after)

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Re: israeli customs
« Reply #32 on: May 06, 2013, 04:29:51 PM »
Just a piece of advice (assuming this is all on the up and up). Let them know that you're carrying your medications with you before they see it. It makes a big difference. I have on occassion taken a tremendous amount of medication with me on transporting a patient to/from Israel and I always let them know first. They check your stuff (TSA is the issue, not ElAl) but I never had a really hard time, just a couple of things that wouldn't have anything to do with what you're doing. When you take the initiative and tell them first, they see you're honest. Again, I found the biggest issue is here in the US with TSA. ElAl is understanding and from Israel back here they're also understanding. Regardless, I always feel that those Israelis in the airport can just glance at you and know if there's any monkey business going on. They are far superiror to the TSA guys.
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Re: israeli customs
« Reply #33 on: May 06, 2013, 07:26:06 PM »
Just a piece of advice (assuming this is all on the up and up). Let them know that you're carrying your medications with you before they see it. It makes a big difference. I have on occassion taken a tremendous amount of medication with me on transporting a patient to/from Israel and I always let them know first. They check your stuff (TSA is the issue, not ElAl) but I never had a really hard time, just a couple of things that wouldn't have anything to do with what you're doing. When you take the initiative and tell them first, they see you're honest. Again, I found the biggest issue is here in the US with TSA. ElAl is understanding and from Israel back here they're also understanding. Regardless, I always feel that those Israelis in the airport can just glance at you and know if there's any monkey business going on. They are far superiror to the TSA guys.
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Re: israeli customs
« Reply #34 on: February 17, 2014, 03:31:20 PM »
i want to have a family member bring me veggy and flower seeds.
Think it could cause an issue?

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Re: israeli customs
« Reply #35 on: February 23, 2014, 05:53:01 PM »
i want to have a family member bring me veggy and flower seeds.
Think it could cause an issue?

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Re: israeli customs
« Reply #36 on: February 23, 2014, 08:00:59 PM »
if he get caught, thy will force throw it to the Trash
And possibly get fined $300
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Re: israeli customs
« Reply #37 on: February 24, 2014, 04:21:04 PM »
And possibly get fined $300
if he get caught, thy will force throw it to the Trash
In addition to getting put on their "list" - I almost got put on the list for accidentally bringing fruits into the country. I thought my kid ate it but turns out she put it back in my napsack. Darn kids, lol

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Re: israeli customs
« Reply #39 on: May 11, 2014, 11:35:28 AM »
So when i moved to IL i brought in my imac. I didnt know the first thing and i got caught (obviously) and i had to pay 1320 shekel in taxes and fees. They said that i would get my money back when i leave the country with my computer and i declare it back.... of course 3 yrs later i misplaced the paper that shows i paid. (i have been saving it all this time :(  ) any ideas?

I paid for it on my spg (pre-ddf days). Not only that i disputed it with amex and i lost. when i lost the case amex sent me all the forms showing i paid. amex got it from the israeli customs.
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