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With 2024 on the horizon, why not consider a short getaway to ring in the New Year? We’ve carefully selected a variety of destinations within a short flight distance from Alexandria. The highlight? These places provide either visa-free access or visa-on-arrival, simplifying your travel preparations!

Wego introduces the top 3 destinations for those seeking a quick and effortless holiday to welcome the New Year, free from the worries of visa procedures.

*Prices are accurate at the time of writing, for one-way trip from December 2023 to January 2024

Amman, Jordan

Amman, located in Jordan, is a renowned Middle Eastern destination known for its ancient ruins, bustling markets, and the hospitable nature of its inhabitants. Landmarks such as the Roman Theater and the Amman Citadel contribute to the city’s charm, each aspect telling stories of the civilizations that have left their mark on this captivating region.

The diverse range of eateries and street food stalls in Amman provide an opportunity to delve into the local cuisine, which includes dishes like mansaf, falafel, and the sweet dessert knafeh.

Jordan permits Egyptian citizens to enter visa-free for up to 90 days. 

Flight details: Direct 1-hour flights, served by Air Cairo, Air Arabia Egypt. Prices start from EGP 2,263

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Beirut, Lebanon

Beirut, cradled on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, is a historically rich city with a laidback attitude to life. The year-end is a significant holiday season here, so you’ll easily stumble into local festivities. If you’re looking for a bit more adrenaline-pumping activities to end 2023 and welcome the new one, head to the snow-covered mountainous areas for skiing.

Travellers from Alexandria are granted a visa-free stay in Beirut for up to 30 days. The journey from Alexandria to Beirut includes a one-stop flight that lasts approximately 5 hours.

Flight details: 5-hour flight served by Turkish Airlines that includes a stopover at Istanbul Airport. Prices start from EGP 10,559.

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Tehran, Iran

Tehran, Iran’s capital, is a city where history and modernity coexist. From the majestic Golestan Palace to the vibrant Grand Bazaar, Tehran offers a unique cultural experience, making it an appealing destination for both residents and visitors.

Egyptian passport holders embarking on a journey from Alexandria to Tehran can enjoy a hassle-free travel experience, as the trip is visa-free for up to 21 days.

Flight details: 6-hour flight with Qatar Airways with a stopover at Doha. Prices start from EGP 9,209.

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