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Arad (Israel)

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Introduction

Arad is a city in the South District in Israel, about 25 kilometres west from the Dead Sea and 45 kilometres east from Beersheba. It has about 24,000 inhabitants.

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Getting There

By Car

Highway 31 connects Arad with Beersheba to the west and the Dead Sea to the east.

By Bus

Egged Buses connect Arad with other cities and towns in Israel, including Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.

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Keep Connected

Phone

See also International Telephone Calls

Post

The Israel Post is the national postal service of Israel and generally has fast, reliable and affordable services. Efficiency means that letters and postcards send by airmail just take about 3-7 days within Europe, a few days more to the USA and Australia. Express Mail Services (EMS) is available, with which you are guaranteed to have the postcard or letter delivered within 72 hours anywhere in the world. You can buy stamps at post offices, or newspaper stands/kiosks or some souvenir shops and hotels. The main post offices are usually open from 8:00am to 6:00pm Sunday to Thursday and 8:00am to 2:00pm on Friday, though some might keep longer hours. Branch offices and post offices in smaller towns keep shorter hours, usually with a break from 12:30pm to 3:30pm, and on Wednesday and Friday only during the morning. Parcels can be send by the regular post offices or with companies like TNT, UPS and DHL.

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