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Egypt Frequently Asked Questions

[vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_tta_accordion style=”modern” shape=”round” color=”mulled-wine” active_section=”1″ no_fill=”true”][vc_tta_section title=”What are the health procedures ِEgypt Day Tours is taking during COVID-19 time?” tab_id=”1606248750342-317b3a45-7924″][vc_column_text]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. [/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Is it safe to travel to Egypt 2021?” tab_id=”1606248750357-7e716295-20a6″][vc_column_text]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.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What is the best time to travel to Egypt?” tab_id=”1606248762149-fae96fa0-d10f”][vc_column_text]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) [/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”How do I get my Egypt tourist visa?” tab_id=”1606248763370-dd392727-4c6a”][vc_column_text]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. [/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”How do I get my tourist visa if I live in a different country ?” tab_id=”1606248764709-09c899f0-8182″][vc_column_text]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. [/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Why book with Egypt Day Tours Egypt?” tab_id=”1606561743365-68cba013-072f”][vc_column_text]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. [/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Is there a special rate for private groups booking with Egypt Day Tours?” tab_id=”1606561744160-3e62e89d-c1fb”][vc_column_text]Yes, we  provide a discount for private trips booked with large groups. [/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”How much will I have to pay as a deposit?” tab_id=”1606561744818-cdcce6d7-d8fa”][vc_column_text]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%.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Is there any surcharge on transactions completed using a debit or credit card?” tab_id=”1606561745520-1c7eb2b3-e5d1″][vc_column_text]We do not apply any surcharge on your transactions via Debit or Credit card.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Is it a common to give tips in Egypt?” tab_id=”1606562256565-9379ef04-5dc9″][vc_column_text]Service charges are by default included. Yet, it is expected in several places to give tips. [/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Do Egyptians speak languages other than Arabic?” tab_id=”1606562255956-06fdfb84-57d2″][vc_column_text]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. [/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Do I have to learn Arabic in order to visit Egypt?” tab_id=”1606562255149-c435d544-f990″][vc_column_text]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. [/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Are there any health issues that I should worry about in Egypt?” tab_id=”1606562253853-ca6996de-91c2″][vc_column_text]Some travelers may suffer heat stroke or sunburn . Therefore, you must be careful always and frequently drink water in order to avoid dyhdration[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Can I bring cigarettes & alcohol while visiting Egypt?” tab_id=”1606562368807-327bbd00-d453″][vc_column_text]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. [/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Is photography allowed while visiting the monuments in Egypt?” tab_id=”1606562368051-38a662e7-cd57″][vc_column_text]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. [/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What are the opening hours for monuments in Egypt?” tab_id=”1606562367280-22b9da4f-64fc”][vc_column_text]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. [/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What are the opening hours for shops and stores in Egypt?” tab_id=”1606562461113-7d5c81ae-4224″][vc_column_text]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. [/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Can I use my credit/debit card easily?” tab_id=”1606562465435-23eb1da3-1cf1″][vc_column_text]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. [/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What voltage does Egypt have, and what kind if plugs?” tab_id=”1606562453525-c4b27787-1592″][vc_column_text]Egypt has a voltage supply of 220V and the plugs are the 2 round pin type that are common throughout Europe (except the UK).[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Do you have any other questions?” tab_id=”1606562452757-b74ba626-0af8″][vc_column_text]If you have any other questions, feel free to reach to us either by email: info@egyptdaytours.com or via call / WhatsApp : +201006808857  – =201001189973[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_accordion][/vc_column][/vc_row]



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