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I'm going on a Nile cruise v soon. Can anyone tell me whether it is better to take dollars or sterling in addition to some Egyptian currency please?


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I would take Sterling at present.

London, United...
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Hi I agree with above as you will get a much better exchange rate when you are in Egypt. Before I bought my multi entry visa we used to pay for our visa in USD. It costs $15 per passport and the visa is clearly marked with the price. If you have arranged a cruise via a tour op they will meet you on your arrival at the airport. The rep will gather you all together and ask you for the visa money. This is where they make their money and they will probably try to charge you more. Just give them the correct money in USD and then they cant argue. When we done the cruise the rep took £15 off of everyone making a nice profit. I dont know if they still try this though because the new visa has the price clearly on it.

Cruising the Nile is fab and you will have a fantastic time.

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