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      Hotel Panorama Bungalow Resort El Gouna in El Gouna

      Egypt 2 hours ago

      Can anybody please tell me what bungalow I need to book at this hotel to get direct access into the water from balcony

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    • snorkeling

      Sharm El Sheikh Jul 13, 2014 at 6:08 AM

      which hotel in sharks bay has the best jetty for snorkeling?

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    • tips to travel from luxor to marsa alam

      Marsa al `Alam Jul 4, 2014 at 12:54 AM

      Hello, i d like to go from luxor to marsa alam by bus or private car, what's the best, do you know any company that provide transportation private or public ?
      tks for your answer

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    • sharm holiday

      Sharm El Sheikh Jul 10, 2014 at 6:12 AM

      Looking to stay at savoy on all inclusive is it worth booking it before we travel or cheaper in resort.

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    • Boat trips

      Hurghada Jun 29, 2014 at 4:15 AM

      I am coming out to Hurghada for a weeks holiday and would like to take a boat trip whilst there. Could you give me an indication of the the prices for taking a boat trip ?

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      wonderful time

      Hurghada Jul 16, 2014 at 12:53 AM

      Just got back from my 2 week holiday in Hurghada stating at the titanic alace what w great time we had lovely weather lovely hotel i am going to try el gouna next year

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      Cairo Jul 13, 2014 at 11:15 AM

      It is possible to visit the Pyramids on 25th december (Christmas day)?
      Thanks!

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      friends share

      Egypt Jun 28, 2014 at 1:53 AM

      i will travel to cairo egypt on agust- who share with me

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      euros for ciggrettes

      Hurghada Jun 23, 2014 at 1:49 AM

      can you use euros at Hurghada airport

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    • ballon ride

      Luxor Jul 17, 2014 at 3:39 AM

      is the ballon ride safe? and how much should i pay?

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    • Need a trip partner to Hurghada

      Egypt Jul 17, 2014 at 2:57 AM

      Hi everyone , I'm planning to go to Hurghada in the last two weeks of September and I'm wondering if anyone want to join the adventure with me .

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    • how unbearable will the August heat be in cairo?

      Egypt Jul 15, 2014 at 5:54 PM

      Hi all,
      I will be visiting cairo in a weeks time for 2 months with my family. As the holiday approaches we are now becoming worried with fear that the august heat will be completely unbearable to cope with. Living in London means we rarely ever see such hot climates so it will be a completely new experience for us all. Does anyone have any advice on how we could cope with such conditions? Also on past experience do you think the hot weather will stop us from enjoying the holiday?

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    • Egypt Money

      Egypt Jul 14, 2014 at 2:10 PM

      How much money do i need to go to Egypt and its just my male friend and I

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      cost for horse riding at the pyramids in the evening

      Cairo Jul 1, 2014 at 11:17 AM

      how much is the cost for horse riding at the pyramids?
      what time is the pyramid show and how long?
      where can I take a short boat ride for an hour to view the river Nile and how much will it cost
      Thank you

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    • how safe to travel now?

      Sharm El Sheikh Jun 30, 2014 at 1:16 PM

      Worried about holiday in sharm el sheik. Is it safe to go with my famly? I am travelling this week !!

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      Looking for travel partner in Egypt from July 26-Aug 10th, 2014

      Egypt Jul 2, 2014 at 8:22 AM

      I planed an 14 day trip which covers upper and lower egypt, as well as the red sea. If you are interested, please check out my page, i have posted my detail trip plan there.

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    • from Cairo to Luxor

      Egypt Jun 30, 2014 at 12:14 PM

      hello,

      is it for the moment possible to travel over land from Cairo ( Saqqara, Memphis, Abydos, Dendera) to Luxor?
      Is it safe for two persons to travel in that region?

      Many thanks for your answer

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      Safety in Egypt

      Egypt Jul 14, 2014 at 4:57 PM

      Is it safe to travel to Egypt now?

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    • Worried about money !

      Sharm El Sheikh Jun 25, 2014 at 11:54 PM

      hey,, is 600$ enough for 8 days ? i am going in 4 days !! thanks

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    • So worried about holiday

      Sharm El Sheikh Jun 24, 2014 at 1:48 PM

      Worried about holiday in sharm el sheik. Booked last minute and paid for holiday but have now researched on Internet and am worried we will be like prisoners in hotel cos of security and recommended no go areas. Too late to cancel and should be looking forward to a week away but am in fact almost dreading it. Any advice from anybody in a similar situation would be appreciated. Thank you.

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    • Nefertari's tomb

      Luxor Jul 9, 2014 at 4:08 PM

      Is Nefertari's tomb open yet, that is for regular tourists?

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      Egypt Jun 30, 2014 at 1:30 AM

      What does the expiry date means in Egypt Visa? Is that the date I must leave Egypt? Emergency and thanks.

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      Cairo - Current Political Situation

      Cairo Jun 26, 2014 at 1:08 AM

      Hello All, I'm from India and will be visiting Cairo on a business trip in first week of July, 2014. I will have only 2 days in Cairo, so would like to make best use of them. appreciate if you please help with below questions ?

      1. Shall I think of postponing my trip considering the current political situation.
      2. Which attractions shall I visit in Cairo on a weekend?
      3. Do's n Don't during Ramadan.

      Thanks in advance.

      Regards, Varun

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    • Is it really safe to travel to Sharm at the moment ??

      Sharm El Sheikh Yesterday

      I am due to travel to Sharm on 7th August with my husband and two young boys but am debating whether to cancel it all. So upsetting as would loose a lot of money and was our 1st family holiday. From looking at the news it just doesn't seem safe. Im traveling from UK and would have thought the travel agents would have told me of risks but guess they don't care as long as they get their cut and gets more people flying into Egypt as I guess those numbers must be dwindling... Only myself to blame, gutted. Hotel looks really nice too :(

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    • tips and spending money

      Egypt Jun 29, 2014 at 2:56 AM

      hi im thinking of going to sharm with my husband and 4boys aged 3/14/15/17 we are going to go all inclusive what would be the best month to go with the youngest one and how much do you think we will need for one week we may have a camel ride and my oldest son wants 1go at paraglide how much do you give them in tips as never been away b4 and iv been told they except british pounds is this correct and how much should i give and should i change all my money to egyptian pound thanks

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    • furniture market in Alexandria

      by BeulahvanderBerg Online Now May 29, 2014 at 2:06 PM

      I bought furniture near the Khan El khalili market in Cairo is there a similar market in Alexandria

      1 Answer May 29, 2014 at 2:58 PM
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      What to see where to stay?

      by SandeeT Online Now Dec 29, 2013 at 9:41 AM

      Where to stay (me an Hubby) while in Alexandria, Egypt? What to see while there? Also is there certain ones to use for sight seeing or just use ask at hotel? Thanks so much. We are planning being there for one week.

      8 Answers Dec 30, 2013 at 9:54 AM
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      Plz help..

      by SandeeT Online Now Dec 29, 2013 at 9:02 AM

      We are thinking of traveling to Alex, Egypt in May. Maybe staying at the Four Seasons Alex. Do you think it is safe for us to travel there? Has anyone been there recently? Thanks for any info smiley

      10 Answers Jan 1, 2014 at 3:05 AM
    • about egypt's money

      by chrisefm Online Now Oct 12, 2013 at 4:22 PM

      what is the currency look like and the value of a dollar in egypt

      5 Answers Nov 14, 2013 at 12:34 AM
    • Day trip from Cairo to Alexandria.

      by WanjiruR Online Now Sep 23, 2013 at 1:07 PM

      I am a female foreigner resident in Egypt and want to take a day trip from Cairo to Alexandria. I am looking for an affordable and reliable travel agent to take me sight seeing by on the last week of this month. Any helpful suggestions would be appreciated, Thanks.

      5 Answers Sep 24, 2013 at 1:30 AM
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      by Belgischer_Pommes Online Now May 3, 2013 at 7:40 AM

      Hello, we are thinking of spending 10 - 14 days at the beginning of August in Agamy beach. Can someone pls recommend where to find private housing (apartment or small house) for rent for that time. And which area would be suitable for us, as we are travelling with our small dog and wish to wear bikini / swimming trunks only.
      I hope someone can help! Thx a lot!

      1 Answer May 11, 2013 at 4:17 PM
    • info abt alexandria

      by amitsykira Online Now Feb 26, 2012 at 7:58 AM

      i am visiting alexandria next week so can anyone tell me which is the best way to see the good things in the city and what is the convenient way to see these all thing. which is the best tour manager for things to see in the city.

      2 Answers Mar 15, 2013 at 8:28 AM
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      American woman traveling solo next week in Alexandria -- need advice

      by InannaMouse Online Now Nov 30, 2011 at 4:38 PM

      Hi.

      I am an American woman traveling alone for a week in Alexandria (next week). I am meeting up with my husband, who is traveling on business at the end of that week. Together he & I will go to Cairo, Luxor, Sinai peninsula, the Petra & onward.

      I have the right clothes & attitude -- I've been to other Islamic countries before. But there are some things that I cant seem to find info about:

      1. Are self-guided tours OK? Are there any specific places I should avoid?
      2. Whats the best neighborhood for someone in my situation to stay?
      3. Will the weather really be too bad for diving?
      4. If I did go diving, what's the most culturally-appropriate swimwear? I hate offending people or attracting unwanted attention.
      5. Any other tips for the rest of the trip with my hubby?

      22 Answers Jan 7, 2012 at 4:05 PM
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      Christian religious items

      by StefanosS Online Now Sep 7, 2011 at 1:33 AM

      Hello there! Can anybody guide me where to find Christian religious items (local handicrafts) in Alexandria or Cairo? Is there any web-site available (just to see them, not buy on line)? Stefanos

      3 Answers May 11, 2013 at 4:37 PM
    • i want travel to alexandria from tunisia by ship

      by khaledheggy Online Now Jun 17, 2011 at 10:07 AM

      How I travel with my family and my car to alexandria from tunsia by ship?

      1 Answer Jun 17, 2011 at 10:46 AM
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      cab fare from al nozha airport to city?

      by Mel_H Online Now May 25, 2011 at 2:29 AM

      Any idea about the approx. fare of a taxi from al nozha airport(near sumuha) to the city ( kafr abdo -bokla )being only a 15 minutes ride .
      TIA

      7 Answers Jun 8, 2011 at 12:38 PM
    • How to get from Borg El Arab Airport to Misr Station?

      by yyun09 Online Now May 11, 2011 at 9:15 PM

      Good day,

      I need some help and assistance if you all would know how to get from Borg El Arab Airport to Misr Station so that we can catch our train from Alexandria to Cairo. Anyone know how much does it cost and mode of transportation to get there? Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

      5 Answers Sep 20, 2011 at 10:50 PM
    • what is the temperature in cairo in December

      by keno2 Online Now Nov 22, 2010 at 1:16 PM

      How hot is it in Alexandria and Cairo in early December

      2 Answers Dec 1, 2010 at 7:12 AM
    • weather in cairo in December

      by keno2 Online Now Nov 22, 2010 at 1:15 PM

      How hot is it in Alexandria and Cairo in early December

      1 Answer Nov 22, 2010 at 1:33 PM
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      How close are the city signs from the cruise terminal? Cooking schools?

      by Cruiseone2003 Online Now Oct 15, 2010 at 4:04 PM

      I have a two part question. First, I'm coming to Alexandria by cruise ship on 20 and 21Oct, 2010. One day I wanted to spend some time in Alexandria. I'm not sure how close the cruise terminal is in relation to the sights within Alexandria. Do we need to take a taxi? Are taxi's metered or must we barter? Should we walk?

      My second question is are there one day cooking schools in Alexandria? I'd like to learn to make some local dishes.

      8 Answers Oct 31, 2010 at 11:45 PM
    • Transit hotel Alex

      by xsweety Online Now Oct 14, 2010 at 5:05 AM

      Im planing to book transit hotel for 1 night in Alexendria as my last day in touring egypt. Ive read good reivews, was wondering if anyone been there. does it have a view?

      I cant see email id's for union or crecill.

      also what's best way to go to cairo airport from here. take 4pm train that would reach cairo at 6:30 and then a shuttle to airport say another 1 or 1.5 hrs. estimate to be airport at 8ish as my flight is 11pm.
      advise?

      6 Answers Oct 25, 2010 at 9:03 PM
    • day trip or 1 night

      by xsweety Online Now Oct 13, 2010 at 5:08 AM

      Hi,
      I'm going to be in Cairo and am very confused if I should visit alexenria as a day trip (saves check in & check out) or spend the night in alex so i have more time there (basically would get some time late night & early morning).

      Day trip would give me 6-8 hours max i beleive would cover all the main spots. However, I heard the city has a nice mediterrain feel and maybe worthwhile to spend a night as that's max i can.

      Advise.. plz..

      5 Answers Dec 29, 2013 at 9:31 AM
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      Train or bus from Cairo to Alexandria

      by nar137 Online Now Oct 3, 2010 at 8:30 PM

      Hi,

      Can someone tell the earliest bus to Alexandria from Cairo. I have to catch a flight from Alex airport to Amman at 10:50am and the earliest train leave Cairo at 6:00am. If not I have to stay overnight in Alexandria, traveling by train a day earlier. What is the distance between the train or bus station to Alex airport? Thanks!

      13 Answers Feb 17, 2012 at 8:11 PM
    • Name of Heliopolis St, Camp Cesar, Kamb Shiiziir, Alexandria

      by mlapl1 Online Now Aug 10, 2010 at 6:14 PM

      Hello Everyone

      I used to live in Heliopolis St in Camp Cesar, Alexandria, more than 50 years ago. A friend of mine is now traveling to Alexandria and wants to visit the street.

      Can anyone tell me the new name of the street please? I cannot seem to find it under the old name on any map. The best guess I can make is that the street is now called Youssef Fahmy. Is that correct?

      Thank you so much for your help.
      Andrew

      1 Answer Feb 18, 2013 at 4:33 AM
    • Express bus to Cairo airport from Alexandria

      by bangkokjim Online Now Aug 1, 2010 at 1:01 AM

      Hello!
      I heard about an express bus from Alexandria to Cairo airport-
      could someone tell me more about this? Is it reliable?
      Where could I book tickets and catch this bus? How much should I expect to pay?
      How long does it take from Alex to Cairo airport?

      thank you so much/ SHUKRAN

      1 Answer Oct 13, 2010 at 5:00 AM
    • Alexandria Sight-seeing

      by LESSCO Online Now Apr 10, 2010 at 2:06 PM

      Can anyone tell me about taxis in Alex. Arriving in the West Harbour for one day and want to see some sights - is it easy enough to pick up taxis at all the sightseeing places, Library, Catacombs etc or would it be better to try and hire a taxi for a half day and if so roughly what would be the expected rate?

      Also have heard that you aren't allowed cameras into catacombs - is there a secure place to lock them in or do you have to trust site staff with your camera - happy not to take photos but don't like handing my camera over to a complete stranger.

      Thank you for any help/guidance you can offer.

      Lesley

      2 Answers Apr 13, 2010 at 7:44 AM
    • Pompey's Pillar and Serapeum

      by paige332 Online Now Jan 10, 2010 at 5:33 PM

      Firstly, do you have to pay for an entrance/viewing of these sights, and if so how much? Secondly are these sights within walking distance of other historical sights or attractions?

      1 Answer Feb 18, 2013 at 4:39 AM
    • Help !!! where can I have a cartouche made in Alex.

      by elainestar Online Now Nov 8, 2009 at 10:02 AM

      Hi - i hope someone can help.

      I would like to have a small gold cartouche made for my mum with my dads name in hieroglyphincs in it. I would like to place an order for it now and pay and collect it when we visit Alex. in january as a surprise for her.
      I have seen sites for this in the Cairo area but none in Alex.
      Is it possible for this to be done- does anyone know of any web sites for Alex.
      I am only there for 1 day and so would like to have this arranged in advance.
      Many thanks Elaine

      4 Answers Dec 9, 2009 at 1:56 PM
    • Alexandria Tram Route....

      by naisnras Online Now Jul 27, 2009 at 3:52 AM

      Alexandria tram tips - Can someone help me to find the correct tram service (tram number) from Misr Station - Biblothica Alexandria and then Biblothica - Qeit El Bay and back from Queit El Bay - Misr Station. I believe yellow tram operate this route! I have only 6 hours transit in Alexandria......can i make a trip from El Nozha airport to Misr Station @14:00 hrs, buy my ticket to cairo (20:15 hrs) and go for a quick tram tour from misr station-corniche-library-queit el bay and back to misr station..............! thx

      1 Answer Jul 27, 2009 at 4:46 AM
    • Need help identifying a scented product from the Alexandria City Centre Mall

      by c_jane_S Online Now Jun 1, 2009 at 1:32 PM

      I was at the City Centre Mall in Alexandria in January and I came across a small kiosk in the mall that sold essential oils and perfumes. The vendor also had a basket of what appeared to be chunks of soap in a basket by the cash register. I was told that it wasn't soap but you used it to rub on your skin after showering. The scent was absolutely heavenly and I....can't remember what it was!!!!! The chunks are orange/gold in color, about 2cm thick and of varying sizes and the scent had a sweetness to it that lasts forever, but is not cloying. Please help me identify this item (and where I could possibly purchase it by mail) as I am not in the position to travel back to Egypt right at this moment to find it :) Thank you

      3 Answers May 23, 2010 at 9:24 AM
    • Damanhour - Alexandria

      by isnothingavailable Online Now Feb 24, 2009 at 9:34 AM

      Hi
      I want to visit Alexandria then Damanhour and a place near there that was called El Rico (my family lived there a long time ago) there seems very little info about Damanhour, hotels, station etc I'm wondering if I should stay in Alexandria and just visit Damanhour I'v no idea what is there now. Also it seems hard to find hotels that are neither luxury tourist hotels or back packers hostels. Anyone got any ideas
      Thanks in advance
      laurinda

      1 Answer Feb 24, 2009 at 1:48 PM
    • cairo to alexandria airport

      by starsanai Online Now Feb 12, 2009 at 9:26 AM

      hi, how far is Alexandria El Borg airport from Cairo Pyramid area. I see that we need to take highway #11. How much would a taxi cost one way and how long would it take. The thing is I am trying to see if it is practical (safe- as we would be travelling in the evening)to take a flight out of Alexandria instaed of Cairo as the flights are much cheaper. I want to know if its worth the hassle including the extra taxi fare.

      3 Answers Feb 14, 2009 at 6:34 AM
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      Cairo - Alexandria buying tickets

      by olgaehr Online Now Jan 29, 2009 at 9:37 PM

      Should I go through all the trouble to buy tickets Cairo - Alexandria and back with a travel agent or should I just get the tickets on the day we go to Alexandria.

      6 Answers Feb 3, 2009 at 12:16 AM
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      Walking from cruise ship to Pompey's Pillar

      by aussiecouple Online Now Jan 26, 2009 at 8:52 PM

      Is it possible to walk from the Cruise Terminal to Pompey's Pillar and then to the Catacombs? We are fit 50 somethings and will be in Alexandria in September so not too hot.

      3 Answers Jun 19, 2009 at 6:03 AM
    • need a recomended guide

      by palates2 Online Now Jan 18, 2009 at 11:42 AM

      My husband and I will be in Alexandria in Feb:
      We would like a guide for the following:

      3 Answers Jan 20, 2009 at 4:33 AM