With all the great posts – here are the highlights (with links) for the busy TLV » JFK traveller:
101. Turkish and Olympic airways have the cheapest flights to TLV->JFK
102. Turkish Airlines has changed their Frequent Flyer arrangement to UA (star alliance) from AA (oneworld).
CAR RENTALS AND AIRPORT PARKING:
200. Beware Priceline early charge if you arrive before midnight – $250!
201. $500 drop-off fee in nearby airport – negotiate in advance and get it in writing
202. SmartPark JFK near JFK Airport – No fear of being scammed. One price parking. The Special Summer rate is $12 daily plus NYC tax = that’s all! (rate returns to already low price of $14 daily after Labor Day.
300. Horrible kosher meals on Turkish Airways in Europe
301. Good Kosher dining in Sunnyvale