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Egypt Frequently Asked Questions

Health and safety of our travelers is our top priority in such time. Therefore,   Egypt Day Tours Tours has adapted care measures established by WHO. We take all the necessary precautions and guidelines advised by WHO and the Egyptian ministry of health. A scheduled  check and disinfection process of the vehicles and materials used on the tours is implemented in order to provide you with a stress-free tour. 

When it comes to Safety of travelers , the Egyptian government spares no pains in securing the tourists and travelers. Egypt is a very safe country with a special police division called “Tourism Police? Who are dedicated to solving any issue a tourist may face , ensure that they are enjoying their stay as much as possible . There is police force representatives in every attraction as well as most hotels.

The best time to visit Egypt is between October and April, temperature is cool and you can pleasantly walk around all the cities.  Summer (June – Mid September) can be very hot specially in south part of Egypt (Luxor & Aswan) 

You can apply for tourist visa at the Egyptian Embassy in your country. Yet, some nationalities can obtain a visa upon arrival to an airport / port in Egypt.  Feel free to reach to our tour operators for further clarifications. Some of the nationalities that can get a 1 month visa upon arrival are : Australia, Canada, Croatia, the European Union, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Macedonia, South Korea, Russia, Serbia, Ukraine, United Kingdom and The U.S.A. 

If you are a resident in the country where you live, you can apply to the Egyptian embassy at that country, otherwise, Egypt Day Tours can help you in applying for the visa before you arrive to Egypt. 

Egypt Day Tours has extreme measurements when it comes to quality of service. We realize that visiting Egypt is a dream to several visitor and we ensure it to be a lifetime experience. We come highly recommended in TripAdvisor, google reviews , Viator and much more. This is due to our flexible tour itineraries , competitive prices as well as excellent customer service. 

Yes, we  provide a discount for private trips booked with large groups. 

The fixed deposit amount is 20% of the tours total price Except for Egypt Christmas tours, new years and other peak seasons where the deposit goes up to 50%.

We do not apply any surcharge on your transactions via Debit or Credit card.

Service charges are by default included. Yet, it is expected in several places to give tips. 

Most Egyptians  have a basic command over the English language and can understand some basic English words and phrases. Other languages can be a bit tricky. Most tourism companies have staff that can speak different languages. 

It is not a must of course to learn Arabic, but you will find out that learning a couple of greetings or phrases can always work as ice breaker and allow you to dive deeper and interact with the locals. 

Some travelers may suffer heat stroke or sunburn . Therefore, you must be careful always and frequently drink water in order to avoid dyhdration

There are duty free shops in all airport in Egypt. Tourists are allowed to purchase up to 3 liters of alcohol and up to 200 cigarettes on arrival. 

Mobile Photography is allowed in most of the historical sites and museums in Egypt , but if you want to use a professional DSLR camera, you may have to purchase an extra photography ticket. You need to know that in the valley of the kings in Luxor, photography is prohibited and visitors are required to leave their cameras at the reception before entering the tombs. 

Most of the museums and historical sites open from 8 AM until 4 or 5 PM.  Keep in mind that Ramadan , the holy month in the Islamic calendar has different operating times due to the fasting hours. 

Most of the shops in Egypt open from around 10 AM and close around 10 or 11 pm. However, many cafes, and restaurants in major cities are open 24 hours. Cairo is a city that does not sleep. 

Most places accept credit cards nowadays, including all decent hotels and cruises. You are advised to carry cash when shopping in the many street markets (souks) though the larger malls, and street shops. 

Egypt has a voltage supply of 220V and the plugs are the 2 round pin type that are common throughout Europe (except the UK).

If you have any other questions, feel free to reach to us either by email: info@egyptdaytours.com or via call / WhatsApp : +201006808857  – =201001189973

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