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Cairo - currency exchange

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Cairo - currency exchange

Hi,

Going to Cairo for a week later in October. I know it is best to take £ sterling rather than £Egyptian - BUT where is the best place to exchange?

Are there money changers around Egypt like UAE? Do the hotels rip you off? Can you change in banks in Downtown Cairo?

Thanks

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1. Re: Cairo - currency exchange

You can change your money at the airport.. I also changed money at a money changer near the museum... You could also get a debit card as there are heaps of ATMs available...

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2. Re: Cairo - currency exchange

The rate will be pretty much the same at the airport / hotel and the bank. Yes you can change money at the banks in Downtown. Like Beezely I prefer to carry less cash and use the ATM's.

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