Egypt, a fascinating blend of ancient and modern, is a destination that can boast a fantastic variety of cultural, beach, dive and cruise holidays. It is only a 5 to 6 hour flight from the UK with over 10 million visitors in 2010. Egypt is outside the EU therefore not subject to Duty Free abolition.
There is so much to see and do in Egypt. Sample the Egyptian food, a blend of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern influences, enjoy bartering to your hearts content in one of the bazaars for stone carvings, leatherwork and spices, or enjoy some of the entertainment in one of the hotels. Go diving and snorkelling, experience a Nile cruise or venture into the Sinai desert, or visit one of the many famous monuments and archaeological attractions. Wherever and whatever you choose gives you real value for money in Egypt.
The fashionable Red Sea beach resorts boasts an expanse of golden sandy beaches, luxurious hotels and an abundance of watersports. Choose Sharm el Sheikh on the Sinai peninsula, with its fantastic snorkelling and diving opportunities, Hurghada/El Gouna with its gently shelving golden beaches, Taba Heights with its dramatic landscape, Makadi Bay, an exclusive and tranquil oasis, Marsa Alam, Nuweiba, or one of the other many resorts along the coast of Egypt or go for a more cultural holiday and sample the delights of Luxor. See the impressive Karnak and Luxor Temple or visit the famous Valley of the Kings amongst many of the sights this city can offer.