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The voltage in Palestine is 220V, the frequency is 50 Hz.
The power sockets used in Palestine are three-pole, with either round or flat poles in a triangular arrangement. However, European two-poled plugs (image left) fit into the sockets without the use of an adaptor.


Technology
if you expect to need regular access to internet or a computer, it is recommended that you bring your own computer. There is a wireless network in the Guesthouse .

Depending on your network provider, you may be able to use your mobile phone in Palestine. However, the best and cheapest option is to purchase a local SIM card on a pay-as-you-go contract with a local network such as Jawal or Orange or Cellcom (note that you can only put a different SIM card in your phone if your phone is unlocked, so be sure to check that before buying the SIM!). The SIM and some initial credit should cost around $20 or less. The Palestinian Network called Jawal and it has coverage in all Palestinian Cities .