evisa extension for egypt

How To Extend an eVisa for Egypt?

Thanks to the online visa for Egypt (eVisa), tourists from several countries can obtain permission to enter Egypt completely online. This has completely eliminated the need to visit an Egyptian embassy before leaving or join long queues at the airport for a visa on arrival. The eVisa for Egypt is a short-term authorization that can […]

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Egypt Travel Restrictions and Travel Advisories for COVID-19

Egypt is one of many countries that has been affected by the 2019-2020 outbreak of the new strain of coronavirus (COVID-19). As the search for a cure or vaccine continues, governments around the globe are putting measures in place to try to contain the disease. Travel restrictions, quarantine, medical testing, and temporarily closing offices, schools, […]

Aswan

Travel Guide to Aswan

Aswan is an Egyptian city located on the banks of the Nile River, close to the southern border with Sudan. Although smaller than Cairo and Luxor, Aswan has been south Egypt’s strategic and commercial gateway since ancient times, and offers a range of cultural and historic attractions to explore. These include numerous island temples on […]

Egyptian currency

Egyptian Currency (EGP) and Budget to Travel to Egypt

For international visitors to Egypt, the currency is an important part of planning the trip. Egyptian money can be obtained from banks and exchange bureaus in most countries, as well as at airports and in Egypt itself. The essential things to know are what the currency of Egypt is, how much it is worth, how […]

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Traveling to Egypt During Ramadan

The highlight of the Islamic year, Ramadan can be a great time to explore Egypt. Some travelers are concerned that what they can see and do in Egypt will be limited by visiting during Ramadan, however, it is an excellent opportunity to experience the traditions and culture of the country. Furthermore, Egyptians are particularly generous […]

Egyptian border crossing

Egypt Ports of Entry

Most tourists visiting Egypt need a visa to access and travel around Egypt. Citizens of all European Union countries, the United States, and Israel (through the Taba border crossing) receive a free entry permission stamp on arrival in the Sinai Peninsula. However, this stamp is only valid for travel to the Sharm El Sheikh, Nuweiba […]

Best season to go to Egypt

When Is the Best Time to Travel to Egypt?

Egypt sparks many travelers’ imagination — whether they dream of an adventure in the desert, visiting Tutankhamon’s tomb, or snorkeling in the Red Sea, foreigners are unlikely to get bored spending their holidays in Egypt. Many come to Egypt during the summer to enjoy a beach holiday at its best, others prefer to spend their […]

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Photo Requirements For Egypt eVisas

An essential step to being approved for an eVisa to travel to Egypt is providing an identifying photo of yourself. There are numerous specified requirements that must be followed in order to do this. The following guide explains precisely how applicants should capture a photo that fits the correct specifications. It also details the Egypt visa […]

Driving in Egypt

Information to Driving in Egypt as a Foreigner

Every year, Egypt attracts millions of visitors thanks to its unmatched archaeological treasures and the beauty of the desert and the Red Sea. Being so used to mass tourism, Egypt is pretty well prepared in receiving foreign tourists. However, if you’ve made Egypt your next holiday destination, you may soon find out that you’re dependent […]

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Guide to Crossing the Border Between Egypt and Israel

As Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula shares a land border with Israel and a maritime border with Jordan, many travelers to Egypt take the opportunity to explore these nearby Middle Eastern countries during their stay. Egypt’s land border with Israel is located close to the Taba Red Sea resort, and within driving distance of the other popular […]