Updated June 22nd, 2022
Please note that these travel and testing requirements are subject to change.
For all official and up to date vaccination and entry requirements for Israel, please visit the following link: https://corona.health.gov.il/en/directives/air-travel-covid19-green/?tab=by-air
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: What is the process for entering Israel?
A: Israel is now accepting all travelers regardless of vaccination status. Within the 10 days before entering Israel, you must fill out the Israel entry form.
Q: Where can I find the entry statement form?
A: You can find the entry statement form in the following link. This must be filled out within 48 hours of your flight. https://corona.health.gov.il/en/flights. Once you have completed the form, you will receive an email to the address provided that contains a QR code, green pass. We also recommend that you download and print your green pass and status on the last page of the entry form, located at the bottom of the page. You will need to print or save this QR code and be able to present it to airport officials when asked.
Q: Do I have to be vaccinated to join the tour?
A: As of March 1st, 2022 Israel is open to all tourists including unvaccinated travelers. We will continue to closely monitor the vaccine requirements, however, it is important to note that regardless of the requirements at the time of signing up for your trip, you must be in compliance with all requirements in place on the departure date of your tour.
Q: Do I need to get the booster shot?
A: Neither the booster shot nor the original vaccine is currently required for entry into Israel. As mentioned above, if the entry requirements do change to include the booster shot, you may have to receive this shot in order to meet any potential requirements at the time of your trip.
Q: What testing is required for this trip?
A: Tests are no longer required when entering Israel or returning to the United States
Q: Do I have to wear a mask on the trip?
A: Masks are required in medical facilities such as hospitals and pharmacies. While masks are not required in most places, we do recommend that you bring a couple of asks incase you need them.
Q: Is insurance required for my trip?
A: Yes, From March 9th, 2022 - a health insurance with coverage for the treatment of COVID is required. This insurance is a condition to enter Israel. While insurance is required for your trip, Glimmer Tours does not offer insurance as a part of our tour packages. You will need to purchase insurance through a third party such as Arch Roam Right or any other travel insurance provider.