Will it work- or won't it? And if it does- how much is it going to cost me?

Everyone dreads the logistics of traveling overseas with a cell phone--despite the hassle, it's not something you want to be without on the road.

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EL AL Airlines just announced a deal that will lend its U.S. passengers who purchase a round-trip ticket to Israel a cell phone to use during their visit-- complete with 60 minutes of free outgoing calls.

To get the deal, passengers must purchase roundtrip airfare for departures before June 30.

Upon booking, passengers will be assigned their own cell phone number (all incoming calls are free). The phone itself will be ready to pickup at a location of the passenger's choice in Israel.

Details at elalphone.com.

Photo courtesy of EL AL Airlines.