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    • Flying to Cairo on the weekend

      Cairo Feb 4, 2015 at 4:25 AM

      I am concerned about flying to Cairo on the weekend as i have just seen that the airport was bombed any advice would be welcomed

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    • Travel to Cairo

      Cairo Feb 11, 2015 at 1:10 PM

      Hi.. My company is sending me to Cairo for an official purpose for 30 days. Is it safe to travel to Cairo now ( heard about the bombs at the airport)? Also, is there any curfew, any areas I should avoid or anything else that I should be aware of? I will be travelling alone.

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    • worried about going now

      Hurghada Feb 17, 2015 at 9:49 AM

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

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      Booking Nile Cruise

      Cairo Feb 15, 2015 at 8:32 AM

      I will be in Cairo in the first week of April and was wondering if you can book a Nile Cruise leaving from there for about 3 days....I am a female travelling solo.

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    • Tips for first time visit

      Cairo Feb 5, 2015 at 2:41 PM

      Hi all! I am from the U.S. and am traveling to Cairo at the end of the month with a girlfriend. We have arranged tours/airport transport through our hotel, but are looking for any tips or recommendations for first time Cairo travelers!

      Foods to try
      Appropriate attire
      Must sees
      Anything in general one should know/be aware of

      Thanks!!!

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    • passport validity

      Sharm El Sheikh Feb 17, 2015 at 4:10 PM

      Hi. I booked a last min holiday to sharm for me n my daughter due to leave in 2 days. I know i should have researched.. but found out passport has to be valid for 6 months after date entering... which is 19.2 15 and daughters expires 16.8.15.. 3 days less than the 6 mth rule... now i plan to travel and hope firstly they let me on the plane and secondly that she may be allowed in.. as its only 3 days..
      Please could someone advise if this may be unwise.. will they let her in.. will we get sent back?? How we supposed to get back if our flight bk is 14 days later?? Hol cost all i had and really want to take her but v worried.. please reason for constructive advice.. not just "dont go" thanks all x

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    • Sharm el sheikh safety

      Sharm El Sheikh Feb 16, 2015 at 12:37 AM

      Hi I'm travelling to sharm el sheikh on Thursday (19th feb 15) it's the first time travelling with my little boy so I'm nervous anyway, but I just wanted to no how safe it is, as there is a lot going on atm. Also any advice or feedback of anyone out there or who has been recently would be appreciated. I just need a bit of reassurance and to know I'm not putting my family at risk.

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      Nile ferry from cairo to sharm el sheik!

      Cairo Feb 25, 2015 at 11:32 PM

      Can somebody help me out, where i can book a ferry ride to sharm el sheik from cairo?!
      Many THX

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      Could someone tell me please

      Sharm El Sheikh Feb 19, 2015 at 3:35 AM

      Hello! Me and my boyfriend are planning on booking a holiday on Tuesday to go to sharm el sheikh in May 2015 but iv hered loads of horror stories and been reading loads about it and I'm worried. But I really want to go I just want to know wat it's like ther and will We be safe, also would be be aloud to go anywer like to see the pyramids and all that stuff like all the musiums without anything happening. Could someone tell me please before I book. Thanks

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      Distance caluculation

      Alexandria Oct 23, 2014 at 10:18 AM

      what is distance between Prague port - Czech Republic and Alexandria port Egypt.?
      How long sea voyage between them?

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      Alexandria Oct 10, 2014 at 10:15 AM

      What is the travel time between the port of Alexandria and the port of Barcelona ?

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    • furniture market in Alexandria

      Alexandria 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

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      What to see where to stay?

      Alexandria 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..

      Alexandria 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
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      Alexandria Oct 12, 2013 at 4:22 PM

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    • Day trip from Cairo to Alexandria.

      Alexandria 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
    • private accommodation in Agamy beach - for European couple (and European beachwear!) with dog

      Alexandria 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

      Alexandria 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

      Alexandria 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

      Alexandria 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

      Alexandria 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?

      Alexandria 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?

      Alexandria 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

      Alexandria 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

      Alexandria 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?

      Alexandria 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

      Alexandria 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

      Alexandria 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

      Alexandria 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

      Alexandria 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

      Alexandria 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
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      contacts

      Muhafazat al Iskandariyah Jul 15, 2010 at 7:01 AM

      can someone please help me with contacts for Union Hotel, Alexandria. i will be very grateful

      4 Answers Jul 21, 2010 at 6:08 AM
    • Alexandria Sight-seeing

      Alexandria 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

      Alexandria 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.

      Alexandria 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....

      Alexandria 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

      Alexandria 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

      Alexandria 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

      Alexandria 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