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I have to take planes at 5 and 6am. What about the curfew?

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I have to take planes at 5 and 6am. What about the curfew?

I already have unrefundeable tickets to visit abu simbel and luxor from cairo. I have to be at the airport very early in the morning. Can I do it or I have to sleep at the airport?

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1. Re: I have to take planes at 5 and 6am. What about the curfew?

You can come and go from the airport during curfew hours with your boarding pass/ticket and passport.

Edited: 8:20 am, August 28, 2013
Yerba Buena...
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2. Re: I have to take planes at 5 and 6am. What about the curfew?

thank you so much for your answer

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3. Re: I have to take planes at 5 and 6am. What about the curfew?

Sure. Couple more things-

- plan for extra time than you would normally. A colleague who arrived after curfew last week said she went through at least 10 checkpoints on her way home across town, adding at least an hour to the trip.

- if you haven't already, book a driver. Normally I'd say that you can get a taxi anytime, anywhere in Cairo, but I think right now that might not be true at 3:30 or 4am. Otherwise if you've got a guide or driver booked I'm sure they'll know how long airport trips are taking and will make sure you're on schedule.

Have a nice trip.

Edited: 8:36 am, August 28, 2013
4. Re: I have to take planes at 5 and 6am. What about the curfew?

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