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Wales, UK
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Money

Hi

I'm taking my debit card over to withdraw money out whilst over in Sharm. But tend to exchange a little amount over here before we go for the day we get there as dont want to search round for a cash machine straight away.

Is it best to take Eqyptian pound or do the hotel shops, bars and tipping allow GBP.

Please help.

Many Thanks

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Hi

Because it's hard to get hold of small denomination notes when you first arrive, just give British coins, but don't be surprised if throughout your holiday you're asked to change British coins or Euros into notes for Egyptians because though they'll accept the coins, they can't actually change them in a bank.

Shops very rarely don't accept Sterling.

Also you should be able to change Sterling to Egyptian on arrive as they sell the visas there too and at a better rate than in the UK.

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