Entry Visa to Egypt:
Non-Egyptians arriving in Egypt are required to have a valid passport. They must obtain an entry visa from Egyptian embassies abroad or an online e-Visa (For eligible countries), also it’s possible for most visitors to obtain an entry visa at our Airports, and we recommend the airport option if available for your nationality.
Please check with the nearest Egyptian Consulate for specific details and regulations relevant to your nationality. If you need an invitation please contact us.
Airports of the cities of our event:
Cairo International (CAI) [3 terminals]
Hurghada, Red Sea (HRG)
Luxor, Upper Egypt (LXR)
Aswan, Upper Egypt (ASW)
1. Free shuttle available every 30 min between Cairo Int’l Airport and Le Passage Cairo Hotel & Casino, you can call the shuttle bus upon arrival or before arrival on +201030817755 , +201222381439 , +201222381539
2. Recommended Apps:
Uber: Available in Cairo & Hurghada, if it’s the first time to use it, sign up here.
Careem: Available in Cairo, Hurghada & Aswan (Nubia), if it’s the first time to use it, sign up here.
3. Taxi /Cab: You can hail for Taxis (white color), its fare is reasonable, just make sure that the driver is using the meter.
4. Cairo Airport Shuttle Bus: call 19970 International +20 2 19970 CairoShuttleBus.com
5. Limousines & Car Rental: Available at Cairo Int’l Airport, there are multiple services that you can choose from.
Egyptian currency is known as the Egyptian pound (EGP) or (LE) & is divided into 100 piasters. Banknotes come in denominations of 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 & 200 pounds.
It’s possible to exchange money at Cairo Int’l Airport, there is a bank, several ATMs & Exchange office. Exchange rate is governed by the Central Bank, so the difference between banks / offices won’t exceed 10 Piasters (0.1 EGP). Banks can be found throughout the city & ATMs are in abundance. Credit cards are accepted by most businesses.
We have 4 mobile networks: Vodafone, Orange, Etisalat, and We. The best 4G availability & coverage experience are by Vodafone, as per the recent report by Open Signal. All 4 companies have booths at Cairo Airport, so if you need a SIM, we recommend that you get it at the airport upon arrival.
Weather & Activities Preparations:
The weather during the festival is sunny & a bit hot in the morning in all cities (30°C), but in cities like Matrouh & Siwa, it could be slightly cold at night (19°C), so consider the suitable cloths. Also, bring sunglasses, scarf, sunscreen, swimsuit, cap/hat, sea shoes, shoes that suits hiking.
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Fire Brigade . . . . . . . . . 180
Tourism Police . . . . . . . . 126
220 volts AC, 50Hz; round two-pin plugs are used.