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06/02/2021

Is Cairo safe for tourists?

Is Cairo safe for tourists?

In their safety and security section, the US government describes the crime levels in Cairo and Alexandria as “moderate.” Note that most crimes that target foreigners are crimes of opportunity such as pickpocketing. Cairo is a busy city with lots of tourists and most of the hotels are running at almost full occupancy.

Is Cairo safe at night?

Cairo is very safe even at late night however there are some thing that you have to put in your mind, 1-Don’t talk with strangers or trust them, especially those who seem to be very friendly.

Is it safe to walk around Cairo at night?

It is safest to ignore the behavior and keep moving. Physical assault remains rare. Women are generally physically safe walking alone in Cairo during the day, after about 11pm, however, solo women travelers will probably feel more comfortable buddying-up while strolling the streets.

What part of Egypt is dangerous?

Do not travel to: The Sinai Peninsula (with the exception of travel to Sharm El-Sheikh by air) due to terrorism. The Western Desert due to terrorism. Egyptian border areas due to military zones.

Is alcohol allowed in Egypt?

Egypt prohibits the sale and consumption of alcohol in public places or shops, with the exception of hotels and tourist facilities approved by the Minister of Tourism. Beer is the alcohol of choice in Egypt, amounting to 54 percent of local alcohol consumption.

Can I teach English in Egypt without a degree?

To teach English in Egypt you won’t need a degree (unless you’re teaching in a public school). You will, however, need a TEFL certificate and many schools will require two years of experience.

How long can I live in Egypt?

Temporary Residence Visa There is one for those looking to relocate as expats, and this one is usually good for one, three, or five years. The other is for anyone who was born in Egypt before May 29, 1952, or who has lived in Egypt for 20 years. The process for the temporary residence permit is fairly straightforward.

What does the average Egyptian earn?

A person working in Egypt typically earns around 9,200 EGP per month. Salaries range from 2,330 EGP (lowest average) to 41,100 EGP (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher). This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.