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Ministry of Transportation directive dated June 7, 2020


Further to a reduction of public transport services during the Corona crisis, the Ministry of Transport and Road Safety is allowing all passengers who have periodic monthly ‘Hofshi Hodshi’ contracts, which were valid from 16.2.20 to 13.3.20 or have student travel arrangements for the academic year 2019-2020, to choose one of the following suggested alternatives:
  • Passengers who purchased a ‘Hofshi Hodshi’ for the calendar month of March, valid from the 1st March until 31st March (inclusive) may choose one of the following four alternatives:
    • Top up their card with an identical monthly contract purchased in March, which will be valid for 14 days.
    • A 50% discount on an identical future monthly ‘Hofshi Hodshi’ contract.
    • A discount for the purchase of a different future ‘Hofshi Hodshi’ contract – the rate of discount shall be 50% of the ‘Hofshi Hodshi’ monthly contract purchased for March.
    • Top up an accumulated value contract – with a balance equal to one quarter of the previously purchased March ‘Hofshi Hodshi’ price.
Selection of the requested alternative will be possible until December 31, 2020.

  • Passengers who purchased a flexible ‘Hofshi Hodshi’ monthly contract whose validity was between the dates of February 16 until 13 March (inclusive) may choose one of the following four alternatives:
    • Top up a free ‘Hofshi Hodshi’ monthly contract identical to the previously purchased contract, which will be valid for the number of days according to valid from date of the previously purchased – as shown in the table, under the column “Number of top up days”.
    • A discount for the purchase of an identical future monthly ‘Hofshi Hodshi’ contract – discount rate is as specified in the table under the column “Discount for purchase of ‘Hofshi Hodshi’ contract”.
    • A discount for the purchase of a different future ‘Hofshi Hodshi’ contract – discount rate is as specified in the table under the column “Discount for purchase of ‘Hofshi Hodshi’ contract”.
    • Top up of accumulated value an accumulated value contract – with a balance rate as specified in the table under the column “Percentage of top up price from accumulated value balance”.
Selection of the requested alternative will be possible until December 31, 2020.

Contract start date

Contract end date

Number of top up days

Discount for purchase of ‘Hofshi Hodshi’ contract

Percentage of top up price from accumulated value balance

16/02/2020

16/03/2020

1

3.33%

1.67%

17/02/2020

17/03/2020

2

6.67%

3.33%

18/02/2020

18/03/2020

3

10.00%

5.00%

19/02/2020

19/03/2020

4

13.33%

6.67%

20/02/2020

20/03/2020

5

16.67%

8.33%

21/02/2020

21/03/2020

6

20.00%

10.00%

22/02/2020

22/03/2020

7

23.33%

11.67%

23/02/2020

23/03/2020

8

26.67%

13.33%

24/02/2020

24/03/2020

9

30.00%

15.00%

25/02/2020

25/03/2020

10

33.33%

16.67%

26/02/2020

26/03/2020

11

36.67%

18.33%

27/02/2020

27/03/2020

12

40.00%

20.00%

28/02/2020

28/03/2020

13

43.33%

21.67%

29/02/2020

29/03/2020

14

46.67%

23.33%

01/03/2020

30/03/2020

14

50.00%

25.00%

02/03/2020

31/03/2020

16

53.33%

26.67%

03/03/2020

01/04/2020

17

56.67%

28.33%

04/03/2020

02/04/2020

18

60.00%

30.00%

05/03/2020

03/04/2020

19

63.33%

31.67%

06/03/2020

04/04/2020

20

66.67%

33.33%

07/03/2020

05/04/2020

21

70.00%

35.00%

08/03/2020

06/04/2020

22

73.33%

36.67%

09/03/2020

07/04/2020

23

76.67%

38.33%

10/03/2020

08/04/2020

24

80.00%

40.00%

11/03/2020

09/04/2020

25

83.33%

41.67%

12/03/2020

10/04/2020

26

86.67%

43.33%

13/03/2020

11/04/2020

27

90.00%

45.00%


  • Holders of a ‘Hofshi Hodshi’ student contract for the academic year 2019-2020 may choose one of the following two alternatives:
    • Extend the “extended student” profile and top up a periodic travel contract identical to the student's annual contract for another two consecutive months, i.e. until December 14, 2020.
    • Top up an accumulated value contract with the balance of one month's worth of annual contract previously purchased. 
Selection of the requested alternative will be possible until October 14, 2020.

  • Holders of a ‘Hofshi Hodshi’ student contract for semester B 2020 may choose one of the following two alternatives:
    • Extend the “extended student” profile and top up a periodic travel contract identical to the student's semester contract for another two consecutive months, i.e. until September 30, 2020.
    • Top up an accumulated value contract with the balance of one month's worth of semester contract previously purchased.
Selection of the requested alternative will be possible until July 31, 2020.

Refunds can be received through Rav Kav’s top up app, Hop-On or Rav Kav Online (https://hopon.co.il/ or https://ravkavonline.co.il/ ). If passengers have a top up card charger or smart phone that is suitable for charging, refunds can be charged by phone. If not, refunds can be requested online and redeemed at company charging stations. Refunds can also be requested over the phone on 03-7207406.