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Egypt travel tips on money saving, personal safety, sightseeing, and enjoying your trip to the fullest from InfoHub suppliers and community members.

Tips for Booking Hotels
Submitted by M15891
You should avoid the crowed places. Don't stay at down town hotels. 5* hotels near pyramids are cheap, 4* hotels are good too.
Helpful tips during yout travel to Egypt
Submitted by M15018
When To Visit: Coming between the two seasons, March to late May and September to late November, can help you miss most of the tourist rush.

The Weather: Egypt's weather commonly warm or hot, and nights are cool. Egypt has only two seasons: a mild winter from November to April and a hot summer from May to October.

ATM are available everywhere

Do not forget to bring your prescription medicine! It may be generally available in Egyptian drug stores, but it may be called by a different name. So, to avoid ... view more confusion and problems bring them with you.

Water: Don't drink the tap water! It is okay to wash, shower and clean your teeth with it, but not advised to drink. Mineral Bottled water is cheap and in everywhere.

Electricity: The electricity current is 220 volts, 50 Hz, and uses Two round-pronged plugs. North American and other non 220-volt users are advised to bring a converter! If you are coming from the UK, you will need an adapter for your plugs (these are available here).

Also try to carry with you some egyptian money during your tours as some places that you will visit deal only with egyptian pound.

Culture, Customs: Egypt is a Middle Eastern country and has Middle Eastern customs. Whether Muslim or Copt, the Egyptians are deeply religious Also the family relationship is very strong.

Egypt is a Muslim country, so please respect their faith. Many things that you take as the norm, such as kissing and/or fondling your partner in public, wearing revealing clothing as topless etc., are frowned upon here.

For Western women: Try to wear very Modest clothes to avoid anyone bothering you.

Don't try to kiss Any Egyptian women here who offers you a services as your tour guide, or who deal with you in the hotels or travel agents.

Back to you again to send the tips during your visit. It is some of my experience during my work and all the copyright belong to Marwa Youssef.

Tickets get 10 % - 15 % higher
Submitted by M16550
Starting November all entrance tickets will be changed in Egypt and it will be 10 % to 15 % higher than it was before, this tradition done by antiquity department will be followed almost every year on first of November
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