VISA : Its an obligation to enter the country with validity of passport more than 6 months , counting from the departure date. You may grant a month visa on arrival at the airport for 25 USD. The visa may be delivered also with the presentation of a valid ID Card accompanied with 2 ID pictures.
VACCINATION : No particular one.
LOCAL CURRENCY : Known as EGP ( Egyptian Pound ). We suggest you to provide enough locals coins or small bank note on your arrival at the airport.
All banks are closed on Friday and Saturday ( weekend ) but the ATM's are easily found for retrieving cash. All major credit cards are mostly accepted in the hotels, restaurants and commercial shops.
If you are willing to give a tips for certain service or taxi's payment , please use the locals coins as the bank won't accept the exchange coin value from the other currency . For that reason the Egyptians wanted to exchange them against the banks note.
CLIMATE : Egypt has a arid desert climat. It is hot or warm during the day, and cool at night.
In the coastal regions, daytime temperatures range between an average of minimum 14 °C (57 °F) in winter and average of maximum 30 °C (86 °F) in summer.
In deserts the temperature vary to a great degree, especially in summer; they may range from 7 °C (44.6 °F) at night, to 40 °C (104.0 °F) during the day. While the winter temperatures in deserts do not fluctuate as wildly, they can be as low as 0 °C (32 °F) at night, and as high as 18 °C (64.4 °F) during the day.Hot and dry Khamsin winds blow in the Nile Delta region
TIME ZONE : EET ( UTC ) + 2
LANGUAGES : Egyptian Arabic and English
CALLING CODE : + 20 followed by the phone numbers
ELECTRICITY : 220 V
WATER : Water taps are drinkable but its contain a very high concentration in chlore. We suggest the mineral water for daily consumption and maje sure that the bottles are sealed when you purchase them.
FLIGHT : Egypt Air, BMI Airline , Air France , Transavia and other major airline companies.