Cabin crew from all international airlines are known to have quick layovers all over the world. Ranging from one to three days, knowing how to make the most of a city, in a small amount of time is a specialty of the layover life of the cabin crew. Whether you are part of the flight crew, or just looking to maximize your time spent in Tel Aviv, here is our airline crew guide for a layover in Tel Aviv.
Airline Crew: 1-Day Layover in Tel Aviv
If you’ve only got 24 hours in the ‘City that never sleeps’, why not make the most of it? If you arrive an early hour in Tel Aviv and want to watch one of the most impressive sunrises of Israel overlooking an unforgettable view, check out this Masada Sunrise Tour. This tour picks up from a central location in Tel Aviv and will drop you back at the same location around 14:00.
Upon return to Tel Aviv, take some time to visit one of the nearby beaches to soak up some sun and mingle with the locals. Hilton Beach or Gordon Beach are popular choices; read more about Tel Aviv Beaches to find the perfect sandy spot for you.
If you’ve got the afternoon off during your layover in Tel Aviv and don’t feel like the beach, walk through the streets of Tel Aviv and marvel at the famous ‘White City’ Bauhaus buildings. Walk through Old Jaffa, the Carmel Market, or hop on a short tour. Head out in the evening with your airline crew colleagues for some drinks on popular Dizengoff Street, Yafo, or enjoy a nice glass of wine a Sarona Market.
2-day Layover in Tel Aviv for Flight Crew
With a 2-day layover in Tel Aviv, start the morning off with a typical Israeli breakfast or choose from one of the city’s best cafes – you will not be disappointed. Tel Aviv has endless restaurants and breakfast options to choose from. After breakfast, spend time walking through some of the popular sites in Tel Aviv and pick up some souvenirs from Carmel Market to bring home from your layover in Tel Aviv.
Tel Aviv has some of the best markets that are definitely worth checking out. Enjoy the afternoon exploring Tel Aviv like a local – one of the best ways to experience the vibrancy of this cultural hub. In the evening, head out on the town with your aircrew and see how Tel Aviv has become famous for its nightlife scene.
One day 2, visit the lowest place on the earth, the famous Dead Sea. The perfect way to rejuvenate your skin after long hours of flying and multiple flights. A relaxing visit to Masada, Ein Gedi, and the Dead Sea is a good choice for your 2-day layover in Tel Aviv to see some of the highlights of Israel, including transportation to and from Tel Aviv.
Once you feel refreshed from the Dead Sea, head out to the town with the other aircrew members for a relaxing dinner perhaps in Old Jaffa Port. Filled with restaurants, cafes, and nice walkways, this is a great place to spend the evening before getting back to the airport. Browse these 8 things to do in Jaffa to make the most of your stay.
3-day Layover for Flight & Airline Crew in Tel Aviv
Take a day tour to Jerusalem, Bethlehem, and the Dead Sea – a perfect way to see many sites in one day and great for a 3-day layover in Tel Aviv. Departing daily, including roundtrip transport to and from a central location in Tel Aviv, this tour is a great choice to explore some of Israel’s hidden gems.
On your second layover day in Tel Aviv, you could also travel to neighboring Jordan and visit the ‘Lost City’ of Petra on a 1 day Petra from Tel Aviv tour. This comprehensive tour is a great way for aircrew on a layover to see Jordan while in Israel and includes all transportation, guiding, border assistance, and entrance fees.
On your third day of layover in Tel Aviv, take the day to relax after your travels. Spend the day exploring the neighborhood, relaxing at the beach, or perusing through the streets and drinking coffee with the locals. For ideas of how to spend the day look at our Tel Aviv Bucket list.