Landing in Israel and security
When landing in the airport, you will notice a strict security. Don’t let that bother you – Israel needs it to ensure national security and to discourage any malicious intent.
When arriving to Israel you might be questioned about your origin, family and intentions by a courteous officer. Answer only the truth – you have nothing to hide and you have not done anything wrong. If you have a reserved place to stay or friends and family in Israel, their details may shorten the process. After, you are free to enter the border of Israel and take your luggage. You won’t even have to wait any longer for it, thanks to a very advanced security technology.
Unlike the impression you might get at the airport, or the impression you have already got from the media, Israel is one of the safest countries and surely the safest place in the Middle East, especially for tourists. During your trip you might notice a big amount of security forces such as police, army and entrance security checks – these are all normal and assigned to ensure your personal and national security, day and night.