Health & insurance
Israel's healthcare system is efficient and high quality thanks to a robust medical academic culture and well-equipped facilities.
Before You Go
No vaccinations are required before arrival.
Medical expenses in Israel are very high, so it's wise to buy a travel health insurance policy for your trip.
In Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv tap water is safe to drink, though some may note a distinct aftertaste.
Tel Aviv has top-quality medical services, and hotels can contact a doctor or hospital in case of emergency.
Ichilov Hospital Near the city centre, Ichilov is the city’s big central hospital, with a 24-hour emergency room and a travellers’ clinic (the Malram Clinic) for immunisations.
Tel Aviv Doctor A well-equipped medical clinic with multilingual doctors. It offers medical check-ups, lab tests and X-rays, and does emergency visits.