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Travel

After arriving at Ben Gurion International airport (some 30 minutes by taxicab from Tel Aviv), you have to reach Eilat. This can be done as follows:
  • Flights
  • There are busses to Eilat from Tel Aviv, the cost is approx. $16 one way.
    Duration of ride is approx. 4.5 hours. For more information please visit the bus company website http://www.egged.co.il/Eng
  • A rental car will get you there eventually, and the route is rather interesting. Please contact the Algo Secretariat for details.

Flights to Eilat

Eilat is conveniently accessible by air.  Diesenhaus-Unitours has reserved group flights at special rates for ALGO 2007 participants – see flights table below.  If these group flights are not suitable for you, other flights may be selected and reserved through the conference secretariat or directly with any of the two airlines operating flights to/from Eilat:
Arika
Israir

Departure of domestic flights to Eilat, from either

  • Ben Gurion International Airport (BGU)
  • Sde Dov (SDV) Airport in Tel Aviv

Travel time from BGU to SDV by taxi is approx. 30-40 minutes, and costs approx. US $30.
Flight duration to Eilat: approx. 40-50 minutes.

Check-in:
Passengers are requested to arrive at the Arkia check-in counter for domestic flights as follows:

  • Arrive 60 minutes prior to departure from Sde Dov Airport in Tel Aviv
  • Arrive 90 minutes prior to departure from Ben Gurion International Airport

Upon check-in, passengers are required to present a valid identification card / passport.

Important:
International flights arrive at Ben-Gurion International airport, terminal 3.
Domestic flights to Eilat depart from terminal 1, and there is a shuttle service connecting both terminals. When booking your flights, please allow approx. 3 hours between arrival at BGU and departure to Eilat from BGU. You should take into consideration possible arrival delays, passport control, baggage claim, transfer to Terminal 1, and check in 60 minutes prior to departure to Eilat.

The earliest flight to Eilat is at 06:30 hours; the last flight from Eilat is at 21:00 hours.
Therefore, if your international flight to Israel arrives late in the evening or your return flight leaves early in the morning, we recommend that you reserve a hotel in Tel Aviv for the relevant night.

Eilat airport is about a 5-10 minute drive from the Herods Forum and Herods Palace hotels.
Taxi fare from Eilat airport to the hotels is approx. US$5.

Flights to/from Eilat
All flights listed below are operated with Arkia.
Prices quoted are per person, one way, and are based on a minimum number of passengers.
Bookings of flights should be made on the Registration and Accommodation Form.

Flight
Code

Date

Hour
Flight #

Flights to Eilat

Price

 

Sat. Oct. 7

Best rates on www.arkia.co.ilwww.israir.co.il

1

Sun. Oct. 7

08:00 IZ803

Sde Dov-Eilat

US$ 63 (~€47)

2

Sun. Oct. 7

16:30 IZ1817

Sde Dov-Eilat

US$ 63 (~€47)

3

Wed. Oct. 10

14:00 IZ1815

Sde Dov-Eilat

US$ 63 (~€47)

 

 

 

Flights from Eilat

 

4

Wed. Oct. 10

20:30 IZ1820

Eilat-Sde Dov

US$ 63 (~€47)

5

Fri.  Oct. 12

15:10 IZ824

Eilat-Sde Dov

US$ 63 (~€47)

Baby – age 0-2 (all flights)

US$ 12 (~€9)

Maximum luggage: Tourist - 20 Kg. Israelis - 10 Kg.

Payments must be received in US dollars. Euro prices are based on the exchange rate of 0.744 and are for reference only.

All cancellations and changes must be notified in writing to the conference secretariat. Full refund less bank charges for written cancellations if received three working days prior to departure. Thereafter - no refund will be made. There will be no reimbursement for missed flights. Change of flights may entail a small charge.

Secretariat and Travel Agent
Diesenhaus-Unitours Incoming Tourism (1998) Ltd.

Conventions Department
3 Hamelacha Street
P.O.Box 57176
Tel Aviv 61571
Israel
Tel: +972-(0)3-5651313
Fax: +972-(0)3-5610152
E-mail: conven4@diesenhaus.com
Please contact the conference secretariat for registration, accommodation, tours and travel matters.