Egypt is easily accessible by land as well as by air, but it advisable to take a flight to Egypt. The capital city of Cairo has direct scheduled flights from important cities like Dubai, London and New York, and a number of international airlines catering to the country’s airports.
One could also rent a car to get to Egypt from the neighbouring countries. Gas is rather low-priced in Egypt, as the rate is highly subsidized. Though a driver needs to be at least 21 years-old to drive here, traffic rules are not generally followed. It is just as easy and probably cheaper to travel to and around Egypt by cabs, train, and bus. Fridays will have the least amount of traffic as most roads in large cities are deserted for Friday prayers.
Because a large part of Egypt’s economy is dependent on tourism, the country is quite lenient in its visa policy, especially for tourists. For entry, one needs a passport that is valid for at least six months from the date of issue of visa. There are three types of Egyptian visas namely
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