Your Own in Israel?
highway. Service was fast and pleasant.
We left Jerusalem at 7 a.m. and by mid-
afternoon Sue was fulfilling her dream
of snorkelling in the coral reef of Eilat
with our son who came out of the water
My good friend Janice Beurling is a
well-seasoned international traveller
(England, Europe and Australia) and
has been on a few tours of Israel. Re-
cently she went with her parents and
younger sister, renting an apartment
in Jerusalem, taking day trips with a
rented car. She’s a fan of vacation apart-
ment rentals, which offered great sav-
ings to four travellers.
Yes, like anywhere else, there
were minor complications. The
apartment stove didn’t work –
She found lots of Israeli tourist help
online. “I couldn’t always find the information that I wanted. It was often in
Hebrew, so I had to hunt,” she said. For
example, she found a single pass with
access to all national parks. But getting
individual tickets for popular sites like
the Rabbis’ Tunnel in Jerusalem was
“It was so easy to drive from location
to location,” she said, although driving in
Jerusalem had a few difficult moments.