Top 10 Essential apps for Israel in 2024

Editing august 2022

Navigation and transporation

  • Waze (by Google)
    Waze is the best navigator. It was bought by Google, but it is still better than Google Maps in Israel. It is take in mind also traffic and toll roads
  • Yango Taxi \ Delivery \ Market \ Scooters
    Yango came to Israel as taxi service, but right now you can find Food Delivery, Scooter sharing and market service in it
  • It is not possible to pay by cash or with credit card inside autobus. So If you plan to stay in Israel longer so 
  • Tier
    "Korkenet" electric scooter sharing service 
  • Pango
    To pay parking in Israel on a blue-white lines. Grey is free. It is really hard to find public parking in a streets of Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Givataim and Jerusalem. Be careful that there are places that aloud to park only for local citizens
  • Moovit
    if you want to know time when the bus or train will come to the station you have to use this app. It is also allows to pay for your ticket with scaning QR-code in a bus
  • Gett / Uber
    There is no idea of Uber in Israel because taxi driver have to have a license. You don't have a final price to your ride and so no matter how it is called Uber, Gett or Yango they are taxi service apps. In Tel Aviv nowadays you could wait for a taxi for 1 hour because of traffic and constructions so order taxi in advance or use public transport

Shopping in Israel

  • Amazon
    Buy products from Amazon in Israel. Already 2 years it is have local storage. Just remember that you pay tax for products higher $75 
    Buy clothes online with free delivery from some sum better prices than in offline shops
    The website aggregates prices from different stores and you could find spot with better prices
  • Wolt
    Food delivery service

Israeli banking apps

  • Bit
    Some kind of Israeli Paypal. If someone will want to transfer money he/she will ask you if you have bit
  • Paybox
    Some kind of bit app that issue free digital VISA or MasterCard, there are also several services for business
  • Cal כאל
    SuperSal — supermarket network that suggests credit cards with one no fee for the first year
  • Bank Hapoalim, Leumi, Discount
    There are several big Israeli banks that completely ***, but no others so their names are Leumi, HaPoalim, Discont

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