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Israel travel insurance

Before you buy travel insurance for your holiday to Israel, there are a few things to think about:

Our Coronavirus Travel Insurance is rated Superior by a leading UK Consumer Champion. All of our policies will cover you if you catch Coronavirus.

What’s covered with our travel insurance to Israel?

All of our policies cover over 50 activities as standard and if you’re up to anything particularly adventurous, we have extreme sports cover as an add-on. We also consider all medical conditions and have no upper age limit, so get in touch today or simply get a quote online.

As standard we also offer a range of benefits, some of which include:

To help you have the best holiday experience, we’ve put together some useful information that we think you’ll want to know before your trip to Israel.

CurrencyIsraeli new shekel
Official language(s)Hebrew, Arabic and Modern Standard Arabic
ContinentMiddle East
PopulationApprox. 8.5m
Plug typePlug type C & H
Driving sideRight-hand side
ClimateSpring – March to May
Summer – June to August
Autumn – September to November
Winter – December to February
LawsLocal laws and customs

Do I need a visa for Israel?

No, as a British citizen you don’t need a visa to travel to Israel as a tourist. Upon arrival, you’ll be granted leave to enter for up to three months and may be given an entry card instead of an entry stamp in your passport. Make sure to keep this safe with your passport at all times, especially if you’re crossing any borders.

You can find more information about visas and entry requirements for Israel here.

Healthcare in Israel

Healthcare services in Israel are quite efficient and generally well equipped. However, medical treatments are expensive, and you will be required to pay your bill on departure. Hospitals in Israel are insistent on payment and could potentially take legal action if bills are not paid. Make sure you have enough money to cover potential costs, as well as adequate travel insurance to cover any medical treatments and possible repatriation.

Find more information about healthcare in Israel here.

Can you help if I need medical treatment while in Israel?

Yes – all our policies come with access to our 24-hour emergency assistance team, so there will always be someone here to help you if you become ill or are injured while abroad.

You can contact our medical assistance team here.


  1. Unlimited emergency medical expenses available on Black level policies.
  2. COVID cover rated Superior by a leading independent UK Consumer Champion.