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Winter and rain - what to wear and buy (in Israel or abroad)

Credit: Avi Parshan - Calm Before the Storm - in Caesarea  Winter and rain - what to wear and buy (in Israel or abroad)  As you know, it is raining in Jerusalem, Israel and is predicted to snow tonight (1/26/2022).  I usually commute to school or work and get caught in the rain. When the busses stop running and they close Highway 1 (a popular route to leave and enter Jerusalem) To make the situation a bit better, I bought a bag cover (to prevent my laptop and books from getting wet). Initially, I bought one at Rikoshet (local camping supply store) for the army for about 80 NIS. After that one ripped, I started to look elsewhere. I found online for $8 at most places, but on Aliexpress for as little as $1.99 with free shipping (if you don't mind waiting a month for it to arrive). Make sure to get one that is larger than the size of your bag, or else it may not fit nicely. Most commuter bags are around 25 to 35 Liters.  Next, I upgraded to a slightly better umbrella - many umbrella

Want to download an app that isn't available in your region on iOS or Android, here is how to fix that!

How to change regions in the Google Play Store for Android This guide will come in handy for those of you moving to a different country, trying to redeem a Google Play Rewards Card from a different region, or downloading an app only available in a specific area. If you get a warning such as: This app is not available for any of your devices Create a new google account within Israel, then add it to your android phone. Now you can have one account for within Israel… and keep your existing account. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Play Store app Google Play. Tap Menu and then Account. Under “Country and profiles,” find your name and country. If you don’t have a payment method from the new country, follow the onscreen instructions to add a payment method. This creates a new Google Payments profile linked to the new country. The first payment method must be from the country you’re adding a profile for. Once you create th

7 Tips (and 3 bonus ones) for buying and shopping online in Israel

Each month or so, I will try to be adding more tips and tricks, so be sure to leave questions and future ideas for me to add!  1)  VAT is 17% Tax which is counted on the order cost ($75 and up) and shipping  - more details here . Currently, if your order is below $75 in USD, you will be exempt. In addition, try to set the payment method in Dollars to avoid any surprises (because the exchange rate might change by the time that customs checks your package).    2) Radio-enabled devices are under strict regulations via the Ministry of Communications. While it is possible to import these products, it's advised against doing so - due to beurocracy and some potential fees and added delay. This also applies to Routers, Modems, and Access Points 3) Eilat is a VAT-Free haven, there are many tech stores and shops here, but be sure to check with them that the item you want is in stock, and see if they can reserve a unit for you.  4) In Israel, and most of Europe, the standard voltage is 220V

Black Friday - Cyber Monday 2021 coupons on the sites you love!

Update - we added more promos! הוספנו עוד מבצעים!  Here is a collection of various coupons and discounts for the Black Friday/Cyber Monday Weekend (2021):  יש מגוון קופונים ומבצעים ברשת -רכזנו את רק הדברים הכי שווים פה:  ההנחה של כאן ודינרס פה - הנחה של $10 בקנייה מעל $49  תחליף שפה לעברית ויש לבחור בחירת מחדל של הכרטיס אשראי ל כאל  CAL and Diners Club coupon is here - $10 coupon for purchases over $49 Change language to Hebrew to get it to work, and set the CAL card as default payment Details here   - לפרטים נוספים    מבצע חדש למחזיקי כרטיס של ביט 40 דולר הנחה בקנייה מעל 100 דולר New promo for bit owners Order a bit card and get $40 off of purchases $100 or more Details here  - לפרטים נוספים  15$ הנחה ברכישה באמזון מעל 50$ דרך פועלים וונדר Poalim wonder new offer 15$ for orders above 50$ for 25 points You’ll get 25 points for just logging into the app   KSP Coupon code BLACK100  KSP  קוד הנחה -    BLACK100 ואז – then here קופונים למשתמשים חדשים באל

Don't miss out on these black friday deals with free shipping to the US, Israel, and more (2021)

 Black Friday deals collection for 2021 - מבצעים של בלק פריידיי 2021  We all know what black friday is, so there is no need to go into too much detail... Here is a list of amazing and worthwhile deals we found with free shipping to Israel (on all the US items) ... orders over $49 or more... Save 20% when you buy $50 of select items  - health and wellness Brabantia 113345 Step Trash Can, 0.8 gallon, Metallic Mint MSI GE75 Raider 17.3" 144Hz Display, Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070, 16GB, 512GB NVMe SSD + 1TB HDD SAMSUNG Galaxy Book Pro Intel Evo Platform Laptop Computer 15.6" AMOLED Screen 11th Gen Intel Core i5 Processor 8GB Memory 512GB SSD Long-Lasting Battery, Mystic Silver Razer Blade 15 Advanced Gaming Laptop 2020: Intel Core i7-10875H 8-Core, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, 15.6” FHD 300Hz, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, CNC Aluminum, Chroma RGB Lighting, Thunderbolt 3 AMD Ryzen 5 5600G 6-Core 12-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor with Radeon Graphics SAMSUNG 97