Accessible Vacation Guide

 
 

Welcome to Israel! We are happy to present you the new guide for accessible vacations in Israel

 

Content:

Transportation:

Accessible Tourism

Rental Equipment
Equipment Repair Services

Medical Centers

Accessibility Complaints
Essential Phone Numbers

 

Transportation

 

Airports

 

The Israel Airports Authority is obliged and considers itself responsible for providing physical infrastructure and providing equal service to passengers with disabilities.

Israel has 2 international airports: Ben Gurion and Ramon and 4 airports for domestic flights only.

 

Information on accessibility at the airports >>

 


Accessible Transportation Services

 



In Israel there are several companies that provide transportation services for people with disabilities in accessible vans and buses
.

In addition, about 900 special taxis are operated in Israel for people with disability, according to special licenses granted to them by the Ministry of Transport. Each taxi is equipped with a special lift or a ramp that allows easy entry and exit of passengers in a wheelchairs.

More info >>

 


Rent a Car For Self-Driving

 


According to Israeli law, all major car rental companies must also have accessible vehicles for people with mobility disabilities.


In addition, there are unique companies renting cars for self-driving for people with disabilities.

It is recommended to make the order as soon as possible and to clarify with the company the specifications in the vehicle.


More info >>


Disabled Parking Permits

Currently in Israel there are no Disable Parking Permits / Badges to visiting drivers with disabilities.

 


Trains

 



Israel Railways - Lines and Stations Accessibility


In general, stations and trains are fully accessible. However, there may be cases that may affect the accessibility of stations and trains. Therefore, to make sure in advance that your travel route is fully accessible, you can call the Customer Service Hotline on *5770.

In addition, in order to assure you of optimal service and pursuant to the Equal Rights for Disabled Persons Regulations, if you require assistance of a staff member when boarding and disembarking from the train at the station, please coordinate with us through the website or through the Customer Service Hotline at *5770. We will make every effort to provide you with the best possible service, even if you have not coordinated with us in advance.

In any case, between 20:00 and 06:00 the following morning, on Saturday nights and also in the case of a group of wheelchair bound passengers traveling (2 persons or more), you are requested to coordinate your trip at least two hours in advance.


All the information about train stations (including accessibility info), getting there, parking and things to do around the station​​​​​​​​​​ - Click Here >> 

 

 

Buses 

 



Israel has a number of bus companies operating city buses and intercity lines. All city bus routes are accessible for passengers with disabilities, but intercity buses are not accessible.

 

For full information on the accessibility of the bus lines and central bus stations - click here >>   

 

 

Accessible Tourism

 

Accessible Trips and Sites

 



The subject of accessible tourism has gained tremendous momentum over the past years in Israel. progressive legislation has pushed forward accessibility adaptations and more and more places - forests, parks, walking trails, attractions, beaches, visitor centers, picnic areas and more - have been adapted to people with disabilities.

 

The Main Tourist Sites in Israel >>

Trips and Attractions >>

Beaches >> 


 

Accessible Hotels

Most of 4-5 stars hotels in Israel holds accessible rooms, but it is recommended to verify with the hotel the fulfillment of all your accessibility needs

King David Jerusalem

Call us daily:

Sunday: 9:00 - 20:00

Monday- Thursday: 9:00 - 23:30

Friday: 9:00 - 14:00

International Call: Tel: +972-3-7408966

North America: Toll-Free: 1-800-223-7773/4

UK, Germany, France & Belgium: Toll-Free: 00-800-326-46835

 

Dan Panorama Tel Aviv

Call us daily:

Sunday: 9:00 - 20:00

Monday- Thursday: 9:00 - 23:30

Friday: 9:00 - 14:00

International Call: Tel: +972-3-7408966

North America: Toll-Free: 1-800-223-7773/4

UK, Germany, France & Belgium: Toll-Free: 00-800-326-46835

 

Dan Tel Aviv

Call us daily:

Sunday: 9:00 - 20:00

Monday- Thursday: 9:00 - 23:30

Friday: 9:00 - 14:00

International Call: Tel: +972-3-7408966

North America: Toll-Free: 1-800-223-7773/4

UK, Germany, France & Belgium: Toll-Free: 00-800-326-46835

 

Inntercontinental David Tel Aviv

Telephone: +972-3-7951111

 

Prima Millennium, Ra'anana (center)

Tel:+972-9-7636363
E-mail: 
millennium@prima.co.il

 

Pastoral Hotel Kfar Blum (north)

Tel:+972-4-6836611
Fax:972-4-6836600
E-mail:
pastoral@kbm.org.il

 

Nir David Country Lodge (north)

orders center:
Sunday Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. | Fridays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone: 04-6488525 | email: 
ash@nirdavid.org

More info >>  

 


Tour Guides

A list of companies that provide tourism services for people with disabilities and people with special needs: adapted travel, special transport and tested routes, accessible hotels, attractions and recreational areas..

Click here >>


GoIsrael - The Official Website of Tourism to Israel

Click here >> 

 



Rental Equipment

 



In Israel you have the option to rent the medical and mobility equipment that you need, from several companies: Wheelchairs , Mobility Scooters , Hoists, Walkers, Portable oxygen concentrator, And more…

Click here >>

 

Equipment Repair Services


 Click here >>


Medical Centers




We wish you good health and hope that your visit in Israel will pass without any need to visit a hospital
.

But in case you need medical treatment, we have compiled a list of all the major hospitals throughout Israel.

For the list of hospitals - click here >>

 

 

Accessibility Complaints  

 
Having trouble with inaccessible service? Couldn't get to where you needed because of a lack of accessibility? Tell us...


Click Here >> 

 

 

Essential Phone Numbers


Referral via fax, text message, and email is for people with hearing impairments and / or speech impairments only

Magen David Adom
Israel's national emergency medical, disaster, ambulance and blood bank service.
Phone: 101
Text Message: 052-7000101
Fax: 1-800-500-101
E-mail:
101@mda.org.il

Israel Police
Phone: 100
Text Message: 052-2020100

Fax: 08-6525111
E-mail:
listen@police.gov.il

Israel Police Information Center
Phone: 110
Email:
tlunot@police.gov.il 
Fax: 02-5898823

Israel Fire and Rescue Services
Phone: 102
Text Message:
050-5960735
Fax: 03-9532230

Home Front Command
Phone: 104
Text Message:
052-9415520 , 052-9415521
Fax: 08-9783603

Israel Electric Corporation
Phone: 103
Text Message:
050-5960735
Fax: 1-800-200-103

 

 

 

 

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