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Updated January 2023

Perfect for history buffs and beach bums, it doesn’t matter where your interests lie. There is something for everyone to enjoy on an Egypt holiday. Egypt, the great land of mummies and monuments, Pharaohs and pyramids, is a treasure trove for adventure seekers and casual tourists alike. 

Keep reading to find out the latest entry regulations, testing and quarantine requirements while travelling to Egypt from the UAE. 

Can I travel to Egypt from the UAE?

In short, yes. All travellers from the UAE can enter Egypt. The government of Egypt has lifted all COVID-19 restrictions in the country. Moreover, UAE residents do not have to worry about getting visas as the UAE is one of the countries that can travel to Egypt visa-free. 

Egypt entry requirements from the UAE

Covid-19 requirements

Vaccination requirements, testing requirements and quarantine are no longer an issue when travelling to Egypt.

Visa requirements

Egypt’s visa-free policy extends to 9 countries, including the UAE. Travellers from the listed countries are welcome to enter and stay in Egypt for a period of 90 days without the need to apply for an Egyptian tourist visa

Flights from the UAE to Egypt

Most airports in Egypt are now operational, so you’ll be able to fly into the country from the UAE easily. 

Emirates Airlines, Etihad Airways, Gulf Air, and FlyEgypt provide daily flights to destinations in Egypt such as Cairo, Alexandria, Sohag, Luxor, and many others. The price for Dubai to Cairo route starts from AED 1,040 for a direct flight and AED 559 for a connecting flight.

*All prices are for flights in January 2023; they are accurate at the time of writing. 

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