Useful Info

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 (Eligible Countries for e-Visa), also it’s possible for most visitors to obtain an entry visa at our Airports.
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)

Recommended Flights Websites:
Kayak.com      Expedia.com      Orbitz.com

Transportation:
1. Recommended Apps:
Uber: Available in Cairo & Hurghada, if it’s the first time to use it, sign up here & you’ll get 20 LE off first ride.
Careem: Available in Cairo, Hurghada & Aswan (Nubia), if it’s the first time to use it, sign up here & you’ll get 30 LE off first ride.

2. Taxi /Cab: You can hail for Taxis, use the white one, its fare is reasonable, just make sure that the driver is using the meter.

3. Cairo Airport Shuttle Bus: call 19970 International +20 2 19970 CairoShuttleBus.com

4. Limousines and Car Rental: Available at Cairo Int’l Airport, there are multiple services that you can choose from.

Currency:
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. Banks can be found throughout the city & ATMs are in abundance. Credit cards are accepted by most businesses.

Emergency Numbers:
Police . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122
Ambulance . . . . . . . . . . 123
Fire Brigade . . . . . . . . . 180
Tourism Police . . . . . . . . 126

Electricity:
220 volts AC, 50Hz; round two-pin plugs are used.