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    • Hurghada saftey

      Egypt Sep 30, 2015 at 4:59 AM

      Hi me and my partner are due to travel to hurghada in 4 weeks time. When we booked the holiday we didn't think about the saftey of the area, now it is getting closer I am extremely worried and uncomfortable at the thought of travelling and am very concerned about the safety due to terrorism and terrorism against tourists. Can someone please put me at ease or at least offer some advice about staying safe? is it safe to leave the hotel? very nervous about the holiday!

    • Visa on arrival for EU citizens

      Egypt 16 hours ago


      I have a Romanian(thus EU) passport and I will arrive at Cairo airport next week. Can I still get a visa on arrival? I keep getting conflicting info from all kind of sources. Has anyone in the same situation been there recently?

    • Travelling alone

      Egypt Oct 10, 2015 at 12:47 PM

      I'm thinking of travelling to Egypt and I'll be on my own hoping to book a week away and was wondering if someone would be able to tell me how safe it is for a female to do this?


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      Gift ideas for my new Egyptian family

      Egypt Sep 13, 2015 at 1:53 PM

      Hello, I'm traveling to Cairo in a few weeks to visit my fiancé family. I have not met them before!!! I am already very nervous about meeting them so I really want to make a good impression. I know how important it is to get on with his mother so I want to bring a few gifts with me to break the ice. Whenever I ask my fiancé what to bring he just tells me "to bring yourself" and that is enough. Any ideas would be most appreciated especially from someone who has been through a similar situation or if any Egyptians can offer advice. Thanks!

    • bank kiosk

      by Buckley19678 Online Now Sep 11, 2015 at 9:35 AM

      is the bank kiosk open in the airport all the time for visas

      1 Answer Sep 11, 2015 at 3:44 PM
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      road from hurghada to luxor blocked?

      by lydiaphillips8 Online Now Aug 22, 2015 at 1:45 AM

      hi there, I've read that demonstrations have blocked the road between the two areas. me and my boyfriend are planning to travel from hurg to luxor next sunday. wil this stop us doing so? thanks

      2 Answers Aug 22, 2015 at 6:07 AM
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      travel hurghada to luxor

      by lydiaphillips8 Online Now Aug 20, 2015 at 10:18 AM

      hi there, my boyfriend and i are flying into hurghada next week and want to head to luxor a day or so after we arrive and continue our travels from there.
      what is the best way to get from hurghada to luxor? i know there is an upper egypt bus. is this a good/safe bet?? i've seen other advise that i should look at getting a private bus? or taxi.

      could anyone shed any light on this please, thank yo

      4 Answers Aug 21, 2015 at 3:35 PM
    • Solo female traveller

      by weeshellydee Online Now Aug 1, 2015 at 2:37 PM

      I am travelling to Hurghada alone in 6 weeks time. I guess it was a sort of spur of the moment booking, but now I cant wait! I have been to egypt 5 times already, butthis is my first time travelling abroad alone, and I really want to experience more of the real egypt. . I've done nightlife, sitting by the pool in a resort, swimming with dolphins, go karting, watersports, I've even had a tattoo done across there. But I want to see the stars in the middle of the desert at night, I want to see dolphins in the sea where they belong.... Basically, i'm only staying a week this time round, I'm not on a huge budget so any trips involving flying are out the window this time around.This is more of a test the waters trip to see how i go travelling alone, but i'd like to squeeze in some adventures, just wondering if it's safe to do it alone as a 28 year old scottish female. I plan to only book through tour guides going in groups, I wont be out wandering anywhere alone, I'm quite a sociable person I dont intend to spend a week in silence hiding away.There are so many scaremongers out there, and I've already been told a million times how "dangerous" egypt is, but from past experience there, its nowhere near as bad as people think as long as you are sensible and careful. Anyway, If any of you lovely people can suggest some fun, must do/ must see/reasonably priced adventures I can squeeze into my trip, it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance :)

      1 Answer Sep 25, 2015 at 3:30 AM
    • Can I get a visa for Hurgarda at the airport

      by Debbie01966 Online Now Aug 1, 2015 at 1:48 PM

      Can I get a visa for Hurgarda at the airport or do I need to get one in advance.

      7 Answers Yesterday
    • spending money

      by Paulirving Online Now Jul 30, 2015 at 4:59 PM

      hello I am travelling to Hurghada soon, will be staying for 2 weeks with wife and son.
      could anyone give me a rough idea of spending money needed?
      we are staying all inclusive but will not remain in the hotel for the full 2 weeks.
      Also I understand that we can only take £5000 LE each in to the country so guessing the country is relatively cheap.

      thanks for your time.

      4 Answers Aug 21, 2015 at 1:30 AM
    • cost of airport travel

      by jubijay Online Now Jul 27, 2015 at 8:50 AM

      how much should it cost from Cairo airport to Movempick hotel

      1 Answer Jul 28, 2015 at 2:36 AM
    • safe to go

      by pauld44 Online Now Jun 29, 2015 at 12:17 AM

      is it safe to go here

      4 Answers Oct 10, 2015 at 4:04 AM
    • Tour agencies

      by Ge23 Online Now May 31, 2015 at 10:22 AM

      Dear all,

      I've already searched on trip advisor and throughout the internet for reliable Activities and Tour Agencies in Hurghada but it's hard to get consistent and reliable views. I'm looking to take part of the following:
      - a bus trip to Cairo with sightseeing of the Giza Pyramids;
      - a trip to the Gifton Islands/Orange Bay or any other suggestions that may top these two;
      - Quad biking with a taste of the Bedouin tea and village + camel riding;

      These are the main ones.

      Also, do you suggest booking this online or booking them upon arrival?

      Many Thanks!

      1 Answer Jun 29, 2015 at 5:20 AM
    • Beach Question

      by jetsetter45 Online Now May 27, 2015 at 10:32 AM

      Has anyone been to dream beach in Hurghada? It is located in the village road/el kawther area and across the road from bulls restaurant.
      Please let me know the price per day, is it touristy or local? etc

      6 Answers Oct 10, 2015 at 1:54 PM
    • Beach question

      by jetsetter45 Online Now May 21, 2015 at 3:32 PM

      Which is the best beach to visit for the day or few hours, in Hurghada that is not full of local families but mainly tourists? I am staying in an apartment and need to relax so need a quiet stretch of beach.

      1 Answer May 22, 2015 at 8:53 AM
    • Egypt 2015 trip concerns

      by Ge23 Online Now Apr 30, 2015 at 2:30 AM

      Hello! Me and my boyfriend are planning to go on holiday to Hurghada in June 2015 but I’m a bit concerned about whether this is the best time to go to Egypt specially because we also want to visit the pyramids in Cairo. We are thinking of joining an excursion from Hurghada to Cairo by bus and according to what I read it’s 7 hours distance and I am a bit scared of what could happen during the journey.
      Anyone who have been recently to Hurghada and Cairo can tell me if it is safe to visit? Did you witness the downsides of the political distress and protests?
      Also, provided that we do go to Egypt in 2015 do you recommend buying activity packs from UK agencies or by contacting the local ones?
      Many Thanks!

      2 Answers May 15, 2015 at 7:51 AM
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      Is it possible not to visit

      by SmiljaD Online Now Mar 20, 2015 at 4:42 PM

      Luxor and Karnak.. is it safe????

      5 Answers Mar 24, 2015 at 12:38 PM
    • worried about going now

      by LynB23 Online Now Feb 17, 2015 at 9:49 AM

      Hi..just booked a few days with the newest events I am worried about going back..any thoughts?

      5 Answers May 11, 2015 at 12:43 PM
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      Makadi Spa General Queries

      by Dusitlaguna Online Now Jan 22, 2015 at 4:08 AM

      Is there an ATM in the hotel and does it pay out in 10 Egyptian notes
      Are the staff happy with £1 coins as a tip
      Do the rooms have a free safe.
      Is the bottled water free, if not is there a drinks machine to top up
      Do I need to take a mosquito repellent.
      What type of electric plug adaptors do I need
      What's the best trips to go on and what ones should I avoid
      Can you recommend a decent bottle of wine, and the cost
      Is there sail boats or cats for hire
      Are there plenty of comfortable sun beds or should I take a li-lo
      Is there any natural shade on the beach.
      Any other tips would be appreciated, thank you.

      22 Answers Jan 26, 2015 at 2:28 PM
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      Hurghada Visa

      by Dusitlaguna Online Now Jan 21, 2015 at 2:22 AM

      Travelling from UK to Makadi Spa, so I will need a visa which I've been told will cost $25 from a kiosk at the airport but will two passport size photos be required as well as my documents?

      11 Answers Jun 29, 2015 at 5:48 AM
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      14 day visa required

      by Dusitlaguna Online Now Jan 20, 2015 at 12:59 PM

      As a British national living in the UK what's the best / easiest way to obtain a visa to visit Hurghada?

      6 Answers Feb 17, 2015 at 6:15 AM
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      Anyone else traveling alone?

      by Yosemite-6 Online Now Dec 24, 2014 at 5:52 PM

      I'm visiting Hurghada jan 7-14. I'd be interested in getting a cocktail or a bite to eat with any other lone travelers. This will be my first visit to Egypt/Hurghada and am a little clueless. Also, I am renting an apartment, not staying at a hotel.

      3 Answers Jan 8, 2015 at 2:44 AM
    • Travelling alone.

      by Gulliver14 Online Now Nov 22, 2014 at 11:33 AM

      Is anyone going to Hurghada next week for a holiday ladys especially as my friends let me down last minute cant be helped., i still want to go, been to sharm before but not Hurghada....Thanks claire. Staying Jungle aqua park hotel.

    • Looking for B&Q equivalent

      by HertsTraveller Online Now Sep 15, 2014 at 9:55 AM

      Does anyone know where I could buy wood / paint and general DIY materials in Hurghada or El Gouna please?

    • visit to Cairo

      by MariaO13 Online Now Sep 14, 2014 at 3:14 AM

      We wish to visit Cairo while we r in Hurghada is there still unrest in Cairo

      4 Answers Oct 15, 2014 at 5:00 AM
    • Transportation in soma bay

      by Zahibi Online Now Aug 5, 2014 at 11:50 PM

      Hi where staying at movenpick in soma bay the transport provided by hotel is very expensive and it's a private resort so no taxis does anyone know any local taxi drivers in hurghada please thanks

      2 Answers Aug 7, 2014 at 1:03 AM
    • Snorkeling from the beach in Hurghada???

      by Thomas_Snorkeling Online Now Jul 24, 2014 at 2:12 AM

      Hi :)

      We are going to Aquamarine Resort i Hurghada later this year :)

      Are there anywhere to do some decent snorkeling from the beach in this area?

      We are planning a boattrip and a trip to Sharm el Naga, but it would be nice to do a little snorkeling every day at the hotel (or close by) :)

      Best Regards, Thomas


      9 Answers Aug 21, 2014 at 9:23 AM
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      wonderful time

      by SuzanneW6 Online Now 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

      4 Answers Jul 30, 2014 at 7:16 AM
    • Boat trips

      by deanbarkes1 Online Now 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 ?

      2 Answers Nov 12, 2014 at 4:43 AM
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      euros for ciggrettes

      by SuzanneW6 Online Now Jun 23, 2014 at 1:49 AM

      can you use euros at Hurghada airport

      3 Answers Nov 12, 2014 at 10:34 AM
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      money in Hurghada

      by SuzanneW6 Online Now Jun 20, 2014 at 12:45 AM

      can you use euros at hurghada airport

      2 Answers Nov 12, 2014 at 10:34 AM
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      Election finished

      by SuzanneW6 Online Now Jun 4, 2014 at 5:39 AM

      Now the election have finished is it good news for Egypt only 23 days till my holiday really looking forward to it

      6 Answers Jun 4, 2014 at 11:09 PM
    • Visa cost in Hurghada

      by ShaunT Online Now Jun 3, 2014 at 3:55 PM

      How much is the visa at Hurghada in GBP?

      5 Answers Nov 12, 2014 at 10:34 AM
    • do you have to be married to stay in Hurghada hotel?

      by vandaj123 Online Now Jun 1, 2014 at 2:19 PM

      Do you have to be married to stay in hotel

      4 Answers Jun 12, 2014 at 9:50 AM