Tel Aviv Airport, or Ben Gurion International Airport to give it its official name, is in the centre of Israel and is the main air gateway to the country. Its central position on the Highway 1 route between and Jerusalem and the Mediterranean coast is comfortable for onward travel with car hire in Tel Aviv Airport.
Tel Aviv Airport is a contemporary facility with three public passenger terminals. Scheduled passenger flights deplane at Terminal 3, while domestic and low cost service arrivals use the other two. Hertz is one of the six budget car rentals suppliers that offer service to passengers using Tel Aviv Airport.
An average 12 million passengers pass through the portals of Tel Aviv Airport annually. The airport has services from airports all over Europe and long-haul flights from locations including Los Angeles, Toronto, Hong Kong, Johannesburg and Sao Paulo. Other travel options from the airport are train, taxi, shared sherut van or public bus.
Taking the car rental in Tel Aviv Airport Highway 1 eastbound is the road for the fabled city of Jerusalem and the Dead Sea. Jerusalem’s old walled precinct contains the Wailing Wall, the Dome of the Rock and a profusion of other important religious sites. Souqs in the precinct have vendors selling all manner of artefacts and items that it is considered de rigueur to haggle over.
The Dead Sea’s salt waters and the mud baths along its shores have been prized for their restorative qualities since time immemorial. Beaches on the Mediterranean near Tel Aviv and Bat Yam are perfect for swimming, paddling and sunbathing as well as offering fine pubs and eateries.