To travel to Egypt you require a visa. You also can get your visa on arrival on the airport.

Your passport will need a validity of at least of six months.




1 Egyptian Pound = 100 Piaster.

Banknotes are issued as follows:
LE 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1.

Money exchange at exchanges and banks.

Payment in Euro, Dollar and English Pound are excepted in many places.



Official language in Egypt is Arabic. English and French is spoken in tourist areas.



Local time

CET + 1 hour (UTC + 2 hours)



GSM 900. Mobile communication operators are MobiNil, ClickGSM and Vodafone. Reception in all big cities and at the Red Sea.




Airmail to Europe will take about one week.

Cyber cafe's can be found everywhere.



Credit cards

MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club and Visa are excepted in many places.

Traveller cheques can be exchanged in all banks.