Question: Do and donts in Egypt?

What are the etiquette in Egypt?

Egypt follows the same sort of etiquette as most other Muslim countries. With customs such as bringing gifts when visiting somebodys home, taking your shoes off before you enter the house, and using your right hand to eat and greet.

How much should you tip in Egypt?

Tipping is always expected in Egypt, it is generally expected to tip 10% as a sign of good etiquette and respect across all the facilities. There will be a service charge on the pill which goes to the restaurant, not the waiter.

Can you drink tap water in Egypt?

In Egypt, drinking water from the tap is not recommended. Water treatment plants in and around Cairo heavily chlorinate the supply, so the water in the capital is relatively safe to drink. However, it is advisable everywhere else in Egypt to purchase bottled water or drink treated or purified water.

What is the best currency to take to Egypt?

The currency in Egypt is the Egyptian pound (LE). Dont change your money before you come to Egypt. You will get a better rate for your dollars etc in Egypt. Euros, dollars and sterling notes are accepted.

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