Israel’s vaccine rollout has been the envy of the world with nearly 60% of its citizens vaccinated. Such positive momentum has the country reopening borders to international travelers starting May 23rd. 

The country announced its phased approach last week. Outlined in the first phase is a pilot program that allows a select number of tour groups to visit Israel. All travelers must prove they are vaccinated with an antibodies test and take a PCR test before boarding their flight to Israel. The Ministry of Health will monitor the overall progress of the Individual travelers will likely be welcomed in July. 

This news has us dreaming about the incredible sights and sounds of lively Tel Aviv, the fragrant smells of the spice markets, vibrant nightlife and, of course, the posh hotels that balance comfort and high style. Our mind continues to wander further…to Jordan and the unforgettable landscapes explored by camelback. 

Sharing in our reverie? Abercrombie & Kent just released its Israel itineraries with flexible booking policies for 2021. But even better news: Israeli-airline El Al just released new flights with steeply discount fares for business and first-class.