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    • Should I visit Cairo?

      Cairo 10 hours ago

      Greetings, I am thinking visiting Cairo to see the Pyramids and such a couple days after the elections? Is this advisable? Will is be safe after the elections? Thanks for any advice and help you can give me.

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    • Travel during election time

      Cairo Apr 5, 2014 at 9:25 AM

      I am a 56 year old mother who will be traveling with my son (30) and his friend (24) to Sharm May 24-31, then plan on spending 4 days in Cairo, May 31-June 4. With the upcoming elections, what are your thoughts as far as safety/timing? We are all American citizens

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    • nabq taxi or bus

      Egypt Apr 5, 2014 at 4:45 AM

      Can anyone please tell me weather I should use bus or taxi to get about from nabq bay to sharm etc and any idea on prices please.

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    • should I cancel my August Holiday 2014?

      Sharm El Sheikh 7 hours ago

      Hi
      Please could someone advice? my 12 year old and I are going to Sharm Grand Plaza Resort Nabq Bay, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt for two weeks in beginning of August, its our first holiday for years..Yet now many people are saying we should cancel it as it will be way to hot! I feel stupid for not checking before booking! Hotel and area has great reviews and look beautiful! but i'm worried it would be ridiculously hot for us brits? Any advice please?

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    • Aswan airport transfer

      Aswan Apr 13, 2014 at 1:14 AM

      What is the usual taxi fare from Aswan airport to central Aswan?

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    • Is it safe to visit Cairo?

      Cairo Apr 3, 2014 at 6:41 PM

      Hi, we are planning a trip in August and have a stop-over at Cairo for 13 hours (12:30 pm - 2 am) and 17 hours (6 am - 8:45pm) both ways. I was thinking about doing the Museum on one day and the Pyramids / Sphinx on the other. Could you please tell me if it is safe to travel outside to the city? I read an article which said that the Egyptian government is wooing tourists to visit places like Luxor and Aswan, but are not promoting Cairo. Also would you advice that we do both on the same day?

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    • Latest Train travel in Egypt from Cairo to Luxor and suitable to travel with 5 year old??

      Egypt Mar 31, 2014 at 2:08 PM

      Hi there,

      I've been to Egypt several times but not for 10 years. I'm a UK passport holder and I'm debating about going with my inquisitive 5 year old daughter in May and taking by train from Cairo to Luxor. Can anyone tell me if the day trains are still running between Cairo and Luxor and how you can book a ticket? Also, its a repeated question but how safe would Cairo and Luxor be with a 5 year old? I've had great experiences in the past but not sure what to expect now!

      Many Thanks

      Richard

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    • safety for tourist

      Egypt Mar 18, 2014 at 1:43 AM

      Is it safe traveling to egypt in end of march 2014?

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    • 18 year old in Cairo

      Cairo Mar 17, 2014 at 12:33 PM

      I am thinking of taking a week's work placement in Cairo this coming October and (although I am 17 now) will just be 18 by the time of the trip. I am British and have not travelled there before. I will stay with an employee (a lawyer), whom I have not met before, at a reputable energy firm via a connection from my father's work. My father is of asian descent and so is not as worried as my mother, who thinks it would be too dangerous for a white male of my age given the current situation in Egypt and Cairo especially. Is she right? Or will I be okay if I stay close to my host?

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      Quad Biking - Sharm El Sheikh

      Sharm El Sheikh Mar 17, 2014 at 4:40 AM

      Hi All,

      Regarding the FCO Travel Advice for the UK the perimeter of Sharm only would cover me for insurance, so with what can we still go quad biking ?

      Also with SharmExcursions, would they be happy with us swapping 2x quad for 1x rhino 4x4 buggy? Think its the same price but how flexible are they (long shot to see if someone has had this sort of issue before).

      Many Thanks!

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    • UNSURE AND SCARED

      Cairo Apr 2, 2014 at 5:12 AM

      Just really frightened by whats going on in cairio , i fly out on the 16th May and have been told that the elections take place 26th-27th may i am going there to get married , i actually dont know what to do , this is the only time i have off from work and need to do this this year , my flights are booked , can anyone shed somelight as to their thoughts please

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    • safety for tourist

      Egypt Mar 18, 2014 at 1:43 AM

      Is it safe traveling to egypt in end of march 2014?

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    • Bombs attacks in Cairo

      Egypt Apr 2, 2014 at 8:26 AM

      We travelling from South Africa to Egypt from the 17th April to the 29th of April. WOrried about the uprising and bomb attacks in Cairo. Should we cancel our trip? Is it safe to travel to Egypt anymore?

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    • Travelling to Eygpt in August 2014

      Egypt Mar 30, 2014 at 6:14 AM

      Im doing a tour of the major acient sites around Eygpt and i was wondering if anyone else was planning trips around this time and if i should be concernced for my safety? Im travelling with a tour company with two males and another female.

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    • Would you go to Sharm El Sheikh?

      Sharm El Sheikh Mar 24, 2014 at 12:47 AM

      Would you go to Sharm El Sheikh?

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    • going to Hurghada in april 2014

      Hurghada Mar 24, 2014 at 2:38 AM

      is Hurghada safe now? seems alot of travllers have had no problems there with security etc?

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    • VISA REQUIREMENTS FOR CONNECTING FLIGHT FROM CAIRO

      Egypt Apr 13, 2014 at 11:44 AM

      Hi, we are british citezens and will be travelling to Hurghada in August. Both ways we have a short stop over in Cairo and connecting flight (3 hours stop overs) . will we require a visa for Cairo and a separate visa for Hurghada? if so how much does the Cairo visa cost? Hurghada is around £10 per person.

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    • One big day in Cairo.

      Cairo Mar 20, 2014 at 2:12 AM

      I would like to arrive in Cairo at 7am, visit the pyramids, then return to the airport for a flight leaving at 11pm. This would be on Wednesday, April 9th. I know traffic will be bad from the airport to the pyramids. Do you think it will be enough time? Would it be safe? Should I find a taxi to take me to the pyramids or should I set up a guide in advance to meet me at the airport?
      Thank you so much for your help.

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    • Advice on solo travel/working

      Egypt Apr 1, 2014 at 9:37 AM

      Hello,

      I need some advice a friend of mine is considering working in Egypt she's only young (19) and will possibly be traveling solo. I don't mind her going out there, I think it would be great for her! Just a little worried about her safety as I would really hate it if anything happened to her while she's out there.

      While we were on holiday a few months ago, there were several guys and staff at that matter who gave her a lot of attention and being a bit straight forward with her.

      Many thanks

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    • From Alexandria to Cairo by boat (yacht or dahabyia)?

      Egypt Apr 8, 2014 at 11:11 AM

      I am doing research for a book. I have been in love with Egypt since I was 6 years old, but unfortunately never had the opportunity (read: money) to visit that country. I am looking for information on the navigability of the Nile coming from Alexandria going to Cairo, in the late 1890's, early 1900's. Yes, I know the Nile does not exactly reach that city, because it turns into a delta. But from what I've seen of old maps of Alexandria, there was a connection from the harbor through side canals--I think one was the Mahamoudieh Canal, if my memory serves me right--that allowed small boats to reach the Nile river. I believe there was a dam built near Cairo, that had sluices, but can't find exact dates. I would be very thankful of any information anyone could advance.

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      a day in Port Said, Egypt

      by crazyman2 Online Now Jun 23, 2011 at 12:31 PM

      Hi

      We're on a Princess cruise in July/August and one of our stops is Port Said in Egypt.
      Now, Princess offer excursions down to see the Great Pyramid etc. It's many hours there and back by coach ---not our way of seeing such wonders! We shall visit the Sphinx and co. on another trip, maybe land based or even a river cruise.

      So, there we will be in Port Said for a day, 06:00 until 20:00 and okay we can knock 30 minutes off at each end for dis/embarking.
      What can we do there? I've looked at the VT pages...mmm...limited. Any ideas?

      Yes, we know about cruisecritic.com ---any VT ideas would be appreciated!

      If we have no luck then we'll just need to stay on board the Pacific Princess and indulge ourselves ---but we'd rather not!

      Thanks!

      6 Answers Jun 24, 2011 at 1:38 AM
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      Crossing the Suez canal from E to W

      by SoCoFAS Online Now May 27, 2011 at 5:48 PM

      Is there anyone who can tell me if there are some ferries from the East bank to the West bank of the Suez canal ? If yes, where can I find information on them (schedules, prices for cars and bicycles).
      I am planning a bicycle trip, with a jeep as back up behind, from Belgium to Kenya for the promotion of the SoCoFAS trust(non profit organisation).

      1 Answer May 28, 2011 at 2:16 AM
    • port Said taxi

      by DaveW3646 Online Now Apr 24, 2010 at 10:18 AM

      can anyone tell me how much a taxi would cost to get from Port Said to Cairo?
      How long does the trip take? Is it possible to hire taxi for a day to take us round sights in Cairo? any idea costs? I am a wheelchair user.......is it possible to visit any of the pyramids/museums/.....is it safe?







      (probably getting to Port Said by ship)
      thanks

      1 Answer Apr 24, 2010 at 12:08 PM
    • Hotels in Port Said

      by lukarich Online Now Apr 7, 2009 at 4:29 PM

      I am looking for hotels in Port Said for Sept - 0ct 09.

      Only want to pay around50 US per night....

      Can you let me know what good hotels are and where to book?

    • What is there to do in Port Said on Sunday?

      by disoady Online Now Oct 14, 2007 at 7:05 AM

      I will be on a cruise and arriving at Port Said on Sunday, 11th November. I have been to Cairo and visited the Museum, seen The Pyriamids, had a meal on the Nile and now want to do something different. Can anybody suggest anything, especially as it's a Sunday!

      1 Answer Oct 15, 2007 at 3:43 AM
    • security

      by photoman366 Online Now Aug 21, 2007 at 9:42 AM

      as a tourist how safe is it to wander about the main areas of port said

      1 Answer Aug 29, 2007 at 6:25 AM