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Warnings & Dangers
OVERALL RISK : MEDIUM
Tel Aviv is an overall safe city in terms of crime, but due to frequent terrorist attacks, it is ranked 81st out of 113 on the ranking of the safest and most dangerous cities.
PICKPOCKETS RISK : LOW
There are some areas with high density of pickpockets, it is beach area and Levinskiy market during the day. Do not leave your belongings unattended and be vigilant both while getting on the public transport or enjoying the sunshine on the beach.
MUGGING RISK : LOW
Mugging and kidnapping are very rare. However, kidnapping is an issue in Jerusalem, the West Bank, Gaza, and near the border with Egypt.
SCAMS RISK : LOW
There are no scam risks in Tel Aviv.
TRANSPORT & TAXIS RISK : MEDIUM
Generally, public transport is safe and reliable. Although, it is the target number one among terrorists. Be vigilant and look out for suspicious activity.
NATURAL DISASTERS RISK : MEDIUM
Seismic activity in the region is often, but magnitude usually doesn’t exceed 5,6 points on the Richter scale.
TERRORISM RISK : HIGH
Gaza-based organizations are among the most active terrorist organizations. A number of terrorist attacks occurred in the region in recent decade. The probability of new attacks is high.
WOMEN TRAVELERS RISK : LOW
Overall, female travellers risk in Israel seems to be on par with main European countries, Australia, Canada or USA. In Tel-Aviv, there is only one district, which causes potential danger for women travelers. SafeAround recommends taking normal safety precautions and trying to avoid visiting remote neighborhoods late at night.