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Egypt: COVID-19 Travel Information

Information for flying from the UK to Egypt

This information is provided for customers flying to Egypt from the UK. From here you can see the latest infection numbers, entry requirements, travel restrictions, and availability for flights and hotels.

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Current Time in Cairo: 30 Oct 2020 02:34 pm
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Currently in Cairo it is 28°C with scattered clouds
1 Pound Sterling (GBP) = 20.26 Egyptian Pound (EGP)

COVID-19 Statistics

Total Cases 107,209
New Cases 179
Population 102,960,173
Last Updated 30 Oct 2020 12:29pm
UK to Egypt

Travel Availability

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Entry Requirements

Tests PCR required to enter (Book Online)
Quarantine None
Mask Required
Public Transportation Operating
Restaurants Open
Disclaimer: The information on this page is provided by a third-party and therefore we can not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information. It is imperative that you confirm entry restrictions, either from the UK Government website, or your travel operator.



Egypt has opened its airports, while land borders remain closed, and many domestic restrictions are lifted.

Can I travel to Egypt?

It is now possible to travel to Egypt, however number of flights is reduced. Land borders remain closed for travel.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Egypt?

There is no requirement to quarantine when arriving to Egypt currently in place, however quarantine might be required, depending on test results.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Egypt?

  • Health screenings will take place upon arrival to Egypt, and all arrivals are required to fill in a health declaration.
  • All arrivals will be required to present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours.

Is public transportation open in Egypt?

Public transportation in Egypt is operating.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Egypt?

Restaurants, cafes and bars in Egypt are open in reduced capacity.

Are are businesses and attractions open in Egypt?

Most non-essential businesses and attractions in Egypt are open, under capacity and social distancing limitations.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Egypt?

Wearing face masks is required in enclosed public places and on public transport.--Sources:
  1. https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/egypt/entry-requirements
  2. https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/africa/egypt?
Originally published: 27/10/2020 at 10:30 AM
Covid-19 statistics updated: 30/10/2020 at 12:29 PM
Covid-19 travel restrictions updated: 30/10/2020 at 12:16 PM
Time and weather updated: 30/10/2020 at 12:34 PM
Exchange rate updated: 30/10/2020 at 06:46 AM
Flight and hotel availability: Upon request

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