Israeli Visa is not required for Swazis
Stay Duration: 90 days
- Swaziland citizens can travel to Israel without obtaining a visa for a stay up to 90 days.
- They are required to possess passports with validity that exceeds the authorized stay as well as blank pages although passports are normally not stamped upon entry.
- However, airlines may decline board if a traveler has less than six months validity on his/ her passport.
- They must have onward or return tickets and enough money to cover the expenses of their stay in Israel.
- There are no certificates of vaccination required to enter Israel.
- Visitors are required to declare currencies up to 50,000 shekels or more when entering or exiting Israel by air and 12,000 shekels if entering or exiting by land.
- Cats, dogs and birds are allowed into the country only through Ben Gurion Airport provided owner presents a written statement of ownership and health certificate.
- Travelers are not required to pay any airport tax upon their departure from the airport.
- Israel uses the Israel Standard Time zone (GMT+2) which is why there is no time difference between Swaziland and Israel.
- The estimated flight time from Swaziland to Israel is 8 hours, 29 minutes.
- Temperatures in Israel vary widely, especially during the winter. Coastal areas, such as those of Tel Aviv and Haifa have a typical Mediterranean climate with cool, rainy winters and long, hot summers.
- Cell phone was developed in Israel.
- Israel was established as a homeland for the Jewish people and is often referred to as a Jewish state because it is considered to be the only country in the world where life revolves around the Hebrew lifestyle.
- Hebrew is Israel’s official language. The other most commonly spoken languages in the country are Arabic, English and Russian.
- Work and school holidays are determined by the Jewish holiday and the official day of rest is Saturday, the Jewish Sabbath.
- The city of Jerusalem is of special importance to Jews, Muslims and Christians as it is the home of sites that are of importance to their religious beliefs.
- Israel has the highest number of museums per capita in the world.
- Beaches, archaeological, historical and biblical sites and unique geography are Israel’s main tourist attractions.
- The Israel Museum in Jerusalem is one of Israel’s most important cultural sites and houses the Dead Sea Scrolls alongside the extensive collection of Judaica and European art.
- Hummus masabacha is the most common dish in Israeli’s cuisine. It is a Levantine dish usually prepared from mashed chickpeas and other spices.