Egypt

Getting there
Fly from Dubai to Alexandria with Air Arabia Emirates and flydubai. Fly from Dubai or Abu Dhabi to Cairo with Egypt Air, Emirates and Etihad. There’s only one way of getting to Sharm El Sheikh from Dubai, and that’s via Cairo with Egypt Air. 

Visas
Most nationalities can obtain a tourist visa on arrival for $15 (Dhs.60). GCC nationals do not require a visa.

Time
Two hours behind the UAE.

Climate
Cairo remains mostly dry with temperatures ranging from 19°C in the winter to 45°C in the summer. Alexandria has a humid Mediterranean climate, while Sharm El Sheikh gets very hot in August.

Language
Arabic; English is widely spoken.

Currency
Egyptian Pound (EGP). 100 EGP = Dhs.52

Vaccinations
Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B and Typhoid.


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