Holiday Resorts in Egypt Reviews
Newest Review: ... to a third of the initial asking price. Never ever pay first price. Everyone will ask for baksheesh (tips) its just the way of life out there, don't tip more than 50p to a £1 in Uk pounds. Even when they look at you in disgust - that's how they milk people for more. Wash your hands, use waterless soap or take antibacterial wipes with you wherever you go and use them EVERY time you handle the money. Men frequently don't have pockets in their galabias, so guess which crevice the money gets kept in sometimes? The money is primarily in Egyptian pound notes, coins are an incredible rarity. An approximate value would be 7-10 EGP to each GB... more
Customer Holiday Resorts in Egypt Reviews (2)
by - written on 31/08/08, updated on 24/08/09 (Very useful, 123 readings)
Egypt is fantastic as a holiday resort, stuffed to the hot sandy brim with great weather, fascinating history which leads to breathtaking scenery and a whole variety of venues to meet the needs of many travellers. I've stayed in Luxor as a base which I found to be a safe option and now, with experience of a Nile Cruise, my favoured option. I paid £350 for a fairly late deal, spent the night before the very early flight in The White House Hotel near Heathrow and had to be available for my flight at around 5am. It's a five hour flight, worth planning for in terms of books, drinks and general entertainment. It's a fairly painless experience with ... Read the complete review
by - written on 25/08/08, updated on 14/01/10 (Very useful, 65 readings)
We booked a two week holiday in Egypt through Thomas Cook. One week on a Nile cruise and the second week in a 5 Star hotel in Luxor. We went in May and the holiday cost £480 each. This was 5 years ago and extraordinary good value. The temperature then was very hot. I am told that June, July and August are not good months to be there as the heat is unbearable for many Europeans. First the cruise. We were on a medium sized cruise ship with accomodation for about 80 passengers. The rooms were not large but comfortable enough and kept immaculate by the house crew. Every afternoon we would come back to new and often funny 'sculptures' in clean towels on the ... Read the complete review
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