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Can you walk into Terminal 3 arrivals to wait for someone?

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Can you walk into Terminal 3 arrivals to wait for someone?

So...I've arrived there a hundred times and I know I'm supposed to be the expert here, but I just don't remember!

Can you walk into arrivals and wait for someone to come through customs, or do you have to wait outside? I know that the taxi guys are in there but I don't remember if you can get in without being involved in all that. Trying to figure out if I should tell someone I'll meet them after customs, or outside the terminal....

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1. Re: Can you walk into Terminal 3 arrivals to wait for someone?

Yes you have to wait for them to clear with customs and you will have to pay 5 pounds to do so otherwise you will wait outside the Hall. Its not much but it annoys me so much, never saw it anywhere else.

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2. Re: Can you walk into Terminal 3 arrivals to wait for someone?

Ha! How Egypitan....

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3. Re: Can you walk into Terminal 3 arrivals to wait for someone?

Yup! They keep embarrassing us everywhere.

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4. Re: Can you walk into Terminal 3 arrivals to wait for someone?

Have met people coming in on flights and have waited inside many times, ( well maybe half a dozen times ) and have just walked in without having to pay anything.

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5. Re: Can you walk into Terminal 3 arrivals to wait for someone?

I'm pretty sure of what I said. I am almost there every Wednesday and Thursday.

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6. Re: Can you walk into Terminal 3 arrivals to wait for someone?

I'll just bring the 5 LE in case....basically the standard khawaga tax ;)

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7. Re: Can you walk into Terminal 3 arrivals to wait for someone?

Yeah, right :)

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8. Re: Can you walk into Terminal 3 arrivals to wait for someone?

Maybe Khaled you look richer than me ! :-)

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9. Re: Can you walk into Terminal 3 arrivals to wait for someone?

Just as a footnote... last time I was in the terminal building, I was coming back from a flight abroad, but the time before that I had to visit the Lufthansa office up on the top floor. I parked down downstairs and walked through the little tunnel and then up through the arrivals floor and then up to the airline offices and did not see anyone selling entrance tickets.

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10. Re: Can you walk into Terminal 3 arrivals to wait for someone?

Ooh, Now I see. most of the time they forget to put someone to collect the tickets down there, but the sign is right there on the left JUST BEFORE ENTERING THE TUNNEL.