<<Is it safe to go through Palestine territory, or should we avoid that and go to Ein Gedi via Arad and Masada?>>
You can go safely via RT#1 and RT#90 they are ...
I am with Heather. Stay in Jerusalem and use daily tours from there (Example: Masada and Dead Sea, Nazareth and Sea of Galilee)
the Tomb of the Patriarchs Jewish side is open 4:00AM-9:00PM
Douglas, Yes Haifa is beautiful... (from one who lives near-by) and it is very hard to compete with the Crown Plaza hotel
Check also on Vital Tel-Aviv and Sea Executive Suites
Most parking lots in Nazareth are small and privet and you want to use them. Do not worry so much about the traffic. Check for parking lots once you are downtow...
Enjoy my "neck of the woods". If you have time check the Dagon museum +972-(0)4-8355440. They have a daily free tour at 10:30am
You are planning to much. Maritime Museum and Elijah cave are in walking distance. Use a taxi to Louis Promenade from where the Bahai Garden tour starts (last a...
Most upscale hotels will have a business lounge. Check on Hilton and Royal Beach
cgh57, simple regular Credit Card is not requiring load of cash, but you are using the credit the card allows you.