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Arrival and Departure from Ben Gurion Airport

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Arrival and Departure from Ben Gurion Airport

We will be travelling to Israel in May 2012. Maybe up to 8 people in our party. What would be the best mode of transport to and from the airport? Preferably something that we were all together as there will be some first time travellers.

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1. Re: Arrival and Departure from Ben Gurion Airport

Welcome - where are you heading to from the airport and what will be your last stop when returning to the airport

With a group of 8 people you may want to arrange for a van and driver. If you are heading to Jerusalem or returning from Jerusalem you should consider using the sherut (shared taxi) - the vans seat 10 people and so you pretty much have one to yourselves, and the cost will be less than if you arrange a van from another source. You can even pay for the extra 2 seats and then will have a private car service.

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Thank you Oreets,We will be staying in Tel Aviv. Not sure of the hotel at this stage. So how would I contact the van company. There is so much to know on these trips and these forums are so helpful

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There is no sherut to Tel Aviv. You would have to make special arrangements with a transport company. It would probably be easier to just take 2 taxis. Tel Aviv is only 30 minutes or so from the airport. Surely you can be apart for that tie period!

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4. Re: Arrival and Departure from Ben Gurion Airport

Try Guy Tours. They arrange transportation from/to the airport for a reasonable price.

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4 people with luggage - way too much for the regular taxis. Even the luggage of 3 people might not fit in the trunk.

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6. Re: Arrival and Departure from Ben Gurion Airport

While luggage may not fit in the trunk the driver will easily strap it to the roof of the vehicle.

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Thank you all. You have given me something to ponder on.

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