By Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman, JPost—
The new outline for incoming tourists began on November 1, with individual travelers who meet the criteria able to arrive in the country without any special permission. The concept is to open the skies to more travelers interested in visiting the Jewish state.
“The Israel Ministry of Tourism is pleased to welcome the long-awaited return of vaccinated individual tourists,” the ministry said Sunday in a statement. “Once again, tourists from around the world can make their reservations and enjoy the unique, varied and safe tourism products that Israel has to offer.”
However, on Sunday night, hundreds of travelers were stuck at airports unable to board their flights until the airlines were updated about the new policy and told they could let people board based on their vaccination documents.
A special form, which travelers were being asked to fill out, was not yet updated according to the new rules, and a source in the Health Ministry said it was not intended to be updated until around noon on Monday – well after people traveling to Israel from some places abroad would need it to get their Green Passes and qualify for entry.
Assuming the pieces falls into place, with the help of the Health Ministry, here are the details you need to know if you are eligible to enter Israel and, if so, how to do it. Continue Reading….