Travel Warning Issued For Israel, The West Bank And Gaza

Winter Storm Nika Highlights Importance of Travel Insurance, According to MH Ross Travel Insurance Services

government personnel are not permitted to use public buses anywhere in Israel or the West Bank due to past attacks on public transportation; Major Metropolitan Areas in Israel Personal safety conditions in major metropolitan areas, including Tel Aviv and Haifa and their surrounding regions, are comparable to or better than those in other major global cities. Please see below for specific information regarding Jerusalem. Tourists, students, and businesspeople from around the world are welcome. Visitors should observe appropriate personal security practices to reduce their vulnerability to crime, particularly late at night or in isolated or economically depressed areas, including in the countryside. Visitors are advised to avoid large gatherings or demonstrations and keep current with local news, which is available through numerous English language sources. U.S. citizen employees of the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv and Consulate General in Jerusalem and their families are prohibited from using public buses and their associated terminals and bus stops throughout the country. In November, 2012, a bomb exploded on a public bus in downtown Tel Aviv, causing several injuries. In December 2013, a bomb exploded on a public bus in Bat Yam after all of the passengers had been evacuated. Additionally, in November 2012, long-range rockets launched from Gaza reached as far north as Tel Aviv and southern Jerusalem. In light of the threat of rocket or missile attacks, visitors and U.S. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

However, most travelers are unaware that travel insurance can also provide coverage if their trip needs to be delayed or cancelled due to a school year extension. MH Ross offers coverage for this very reason in all of their travel insurance plans. By purchasing travel insurance, travelers can better prepare themselves for the unexpected parts of travel. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

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