In about two and a half months, Passover will be celebrated, and many Israelis have booked their vacation in advance for the holiday.
The weather should be nice, and it's a great time to take time off from work and clear your head.
Some choose to vacation overseas and some prefer to stay in Israel - so what happens to those who want to indulge in good hotels in Israel?
He will have to part with several tens of thousands of shekels, at best.
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In our investigation, we found particularly high prices in hotels that are classified as five stars in Israel, even though in practice there is no such official rating.
We found the highest price at the Kempinski Hotel in Tel Aviv: a couple who wants to vacation there will pay NIS 87,000 per week on April 5-12, with breakfast only.
This is a panorama suite type room, measuring 76 meters.
If you want to vacation as a family throughout the country, the prices are indeed lower, but not by much: at the Royal Beach Hotel in Eilat, you will pay no less than NIS 54,000 for a vacation for a week on the same dates, for a couple and two children under the age of 12. It is important to emphasize that these are two rooms, Because this is the only option that can be obtained for a family vacation in the hotel, which also requires a minimum of 7 nights on the days checked.
Dan Eilat Hotel (archive), photo: Yehuda Ben Yathach
A vacation at the Malak Sheba Hotel in Eilat will cost NIS 36,000 for a couple and two children during the week of Passover, and here too - only with breakfast.
At the Dan Eilat hotel you will pay a similar price for the same vehicle, NIS 34,860 for seven nights during Passover with breakfast.
At the Harrods Hotel Eilat, the price is a little lower, at NIS 29,000, and that too with a split into two rooms with breakfast only.
If you want to pamper yourself in a luxurious hotel in Jerusalem, you will be charged 45 thousand shekels at the Waldorf Astoria hotel, you will be charged 45 thousand shekels for the same vehicle, for bed and breakfast.
At the Beit Hotel in the Galilee, a couple will pay NIS 27,000 for bed and breakfast on these dates, and at the Stai Hotel, a couple and two children will pay NIS 41,000 with breakfast.
Will you fly there this coming Passover?
Dubai (archive), photo: Getty Images
And how much does it cost in Dubai or Antalya?
The Jumeirah Emirates Hotel in Dubai offers a full week on those exact days for a couple and two children for NIS 5,200, plus another NIS 1,300 for taxes;
The prestigious Raffles Dubai hotel offers a full week for NIS 4,780 for the same vehicle and another NIS 1,200 for taxes;
The luxurious Anatra Downtown Hotel offers a vacation for a couple and two children for a week for NIS 3,500 plus another NIS 950 for taxes.
At the Accra Hotel in Antalya you can vacation on the same dates and in the same vehicle for NIS 6,000, at Crowne Plaza for NIS 3,550, at Sea Life Resort for NIS 7,740 on an all-inclusive basis, and at Porto Blue Resort you will pay NIS 6,500 here too - on an all-inclusive basis.
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