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Cheap flights to Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Sharm El Sheikh (UKHolidaydude, Apr 2007)
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Arriving In Sharm el-Sheikh

Sharm el-Sheikh is a port and resort town in Egypt. Tourists on flights to Sharm el-Sheikh will land at Sharm el-Sheikh Airport, the largest airport in the Sinai Peninsula in which Sharm el-Sheikh is based. The airport is home to a range of cafes and shops. Taxis are available at the airport. The tourist taxis are more luxurious than regular taxis and tourist taxi drivers are also better able to provide information to international tourists on Sharm el-Sheikh flights. Public minibuses run between the city and the airport on a regular basis. The journey is only 20 minutes in duration, however, the minibuses will only depart when they have reached full capacity.

Getting Around Sharm el-Sheikh

Taxis are easy to come by in Sharm el-Sheikh. The majority of taxis here are modern in style. Tourists on Sharm el-Sheikh flights should ensure that their chosen taxi driver uses their meter. Blue and white tuk-tuks are also available to ferry tourists around the region. Use of a tuk-tuk is more economical than taking a taxi. To catch a tuk-tuk, tourists must flag one down while waiting at the side of a main street. Tuk-tuks function similarly to buses and tourists are advised to find a seat and pass their money to the driver upon sitting down.

Main Attractions in Sharm el-Sheikh

Sharm el-Sheikh Old Town is a popular tourist attraction for those visiting the region with the aid of cheap flights to Sharm el-Sheikh. A trip to the desert is also recommended. It is possible for tourists to explore the Sinai Desert on the back of a camel. Tourists may also want to do some diving while on vacation in Sharm el-Sheikh. The Tiran and Ras Mohammed reefs are hailed as two of the greatest diving spots the world has to offer. They can be reached from Sharm el-Sheikh by boat. Sinai Divers Naama Bay operates diving trips in the region.

Shopping, Dining and Nightlife in Sharm el-Sheikh

Tourists will delight in a visit to the Old Market, the perfect place to find a bargain. Tourists who have paid for cheap flights to Sharm el-Sheikh in the hope of enjoying an inexpensive vacation will find Safsafa the ideal place to dine. During the evening, tourists who have purchased airfare to Sharm el-Sheikh may wish to enjoy a live show at Alf Lela w Lela (A Thousand and One Nights). The show features belly dancing and tanourra dance. The Pacha Club in Naama Bay, one of the greatest dancing clubs in the region, is popular with young tourists on Sharm el-Sheikh flights.

Several popular airlines fly into Ophira Airport, including
  • Egyptair 62% recommend
  • Thomas Cook Airlines 31% recommend

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Flight stats for Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt - did you know?
  • Ophira Airport (Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt)
    • Right now, 29 airlines operate out of Ophira Airport.
    • Ophira Airport offers nonstop flights to 42 cities.
    • Every week, at least 126 domestic flights and 168 international flights depart from Ophira Airport.