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Inside Background
Sharm El-Sheikh is gifted with natural beauties of the Sinai , including its...
Last edited: July 12, 2008
SECURITY & SAFETY: Since the terrorist attacks in Aug ’05, security has...
Last edited: March 19, 2014
Sharm El-Sheikh shows little semblance to its origin. When it was first...
Last edited: April 01, 2008
Sharm El-Sheik has several hubs of activity up its coastline, including Sharm...
Last edited: August 27, 2014
Not only the palm trees, blue sky, sea and mountains make Sharm an irresistible...
Last edited: March 07, 2011
 Egypt is becoming more and more popular each year, Simply because of the all...
Last edited: September 29, 2009
CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR:- The weather is usually 21-25 in the day, with low...
Last edited: December 19, 2014
Sharm is a man-made sea-side resort, about 40 mins end to end, by taxi & is...
Last edited: July 11, 2010
Here are a few links to a variety of information about this Red Sea resort city...
Last edited: November 01, 2013
This is an emotive subject as some people will say upset tummy is due to...
Last edited: September 17, 2012
Hopefully, nobody will need these! USEFUL CONTACTS: – Making a complaint...
Last edited: July 07, 2010
Diving in Sharm el Sheikh  http://www.diving... has information about Sharm el...
Last edited: October 31, 2013
Clothing in Sharm is a hot topic with certain people.  It is okay to wear what...
Last edited: July 11, 2010
It is important to learn how to change money in Sharm either in banks or...
Last edited: December 15, 2012
Inside Transportation
Most people arrive in Sharm El Sheikh through the international airport.  It...
Last edited: March 19, 2015
If you are staying in Naama Bay you will find that everything you need is...
Last edited: October 31, 2013
TAXI - They are hundrends of them everywhere, but please act wish caution. If...
Last edited: January 01, 2015
  TAXI PRICES These prices are the ones fixed by the local Sinai government.The...
Last edited: September 10, 2013
Please be aware that the Duty Free shops and Food outlets in Sharm el Sheik...
Last edited: June 24, 2015
Everyone must complete a landing card, whether they are applying for a visa or...
Last edited: June 01, 2014
Inside Things to Do
EXCURSIONS, INSURANCE & HOW TO BOOK:- Please ensure that you’re aware of...
Last edited: October 07, 2011
Many of the hotels hold events during public holidays and international...
Last edited: January 01, 2015
PLEASE CHECK OUT THE TIPS & GENERAL ADVICE THREAD at the top of the Sharm...
Last edited: July 31, 2015
NIGHTLIFE / ENTERTAINMENT / ALF LEILA WA LEILA: Most hotel entertainment is...
Last edited: July 31, 2015
One fun excursion to do while visiting Sharm al-Sheikh is to go on a Quad tour...
Last edited: February 08, 2009
Sharm is a paradise for bargain-shoppers but is not ideal for those with short...
Last edited: November 01, 2013
Due to the large number of tourists who flock to Sharm, the city caters to just...
Last edited: August 17, 2015
There are some shops owned by Coptic Christians that sell alcohol. Handy for...
Last edited: January 03, 2013
ARABIC PHRASES:- http://www.tripad... & http://www.tripad...  
Last edited: July 12, 2008
Sharm El Sheikh is vast. It's important to decide if you want to be where the...
Last edited: January 15, 2010
The various disco's around Sharm seem to have their night when they are busy...
Last edited: August 07, 2015
DUTY FREE SHOPS – Allowances & Legal Drinking age * Egypt’s duty free...
Last edited: September 26, 2013
EXCURSIONS & INSURANCE:- Please see this link for suitable attire...
Last edited: October 06, 2009
FREE THINGS TO DO IN SHARM... (most popular!) 1. SOHO Square shopping and...
Last edited: January 07, 2015
Golf 
GOLF:- Available at Jolie Ville Golf Hotel. Competition days are Wednesdays...
Last edited: July 12, 2008
Sometimes links go offline so here are a few, in the hope that some remain...
Last edited: May 20, 2012
MASSAGES, SPAS, HAIR & BEAUTY:- Please choose a masseur carefully. Some...
Last edited: July 12, 2008
Internet cafes are plentiful and cheaper than in the hotel. Wifi is widely...
Last edited: March 13, 2014
CURRENCY & TIPPING:- * The local money is “Livres Egyptiennes”, which...
Last edited: January 06, 2016
MOSQUITOES:- They are around 365 days a year in Egypt! At the time of writing...
Last edited: July 31, 2015
The surrounding areas of Sharm allow for beautiful weather and an endless...
Last edited: March 24, 2011
Riding Stables on the edge of the desert, approximately 15 minutes drive from...
Last edited: March 08, 2009
This is a buzzing place similar to Naama bay but a little bit more classy, as...
Last edited: November 27, 2012
Voltage 220v & 2 pin, round plugs, European adapters.
Last edited: July 12, 2008
ENTRAPMENT PLOYS & POSSIBLE SCAMS (taxis, shops, perfume and oils...
Last edited: April 11, 2014
RECOMMENDED VACCINATIONS:- It is down to the reader to take responsibility for...
Last edited: October 21, 2015
There are 3 main areas for shopping in Sharm, and for those of you shopping in...
Last edited: April 11, 2013
TOPLESS SUNBATHING – is actually illegal in Egypt, which is a predominantly...
Last edited: December 04, 2012
DOLPHINS: - * Dolphins ~ Dolphinella in Sharm is not popular on the forum; this...
Last edited: September 02, 2008
Snorkeling in Sharm el Sheikh can be the highlight of a vacation simply because...
Last edited: January 26, 2014
WATER PARKS:- There are 2 main ones; the Sharmforum search engine will connect...
Last edited: April 29, 2013
WATER SPORTS: - Are available at several places; here is an e.g. of the ones...
Last edited: March 19, 2010
Aqua Blue Sharm is travel Agency in sharm El.sheikh, providing too many...
Last edited: November 29, 2010
One of the first online tour operators since 2004 and the website offers online...
Last edited: May 12, 2013
El Fanar is a superb place for relaxing and soaking up the sun, not to mention...
Last edited: June 04, 2008
Falcon Adventure is company, and takes great pride in what they deliver. After...
Last edited: August 15, 2011
  This is a really buzzing place that comes alive at almost midnight! Firstly...
Last edited: April 20, 2008
One Tour Travel is an Egyptian tour operator, Located in Sharm El.Sheikh, EG...
Last edited: October 08, 2010
“Sharm Vacation Day Excursions” is a local tour operator in the Nabq area of...
Last edited: January 17, 2011
The ONLY English owned and operated company here in Sharm El Sheikh for tours...
Last edited: January 26, 2011
A haven for the chilled out tourist - excellent music and the big red...
Last edited: July 10, 2009
Vovasharm is a local tour operator (licensed in 1989 first class...
Last edited: November 09, 2011
Inside Dining Scene
Sharm El-Sheikh offers a host of options for adventurous to picky eaters. The...
Last edited: December 23, 2008
If you like Egyptian food, or don't mind trying something different, then the...
Last edited: January 07, 2015
Great views from Sofitel Sharm El-Sheikh - and in addition to the view, food is...
Last edited: April 06, 2007
RECOMMENDED RESTAURANTS & BARS – The search engine will provide countless...
Last edited: January 15, 2015
More detailed list can be found on:http://www.tri... Photos of some of these...
Last edited: November 14, 2015
This good 'meat' restaurant is called El Masrien (you can't miss it as it has a...
Last edited: February 10, 2009
Inside Egypt: For Foreign Visitors
The official Exchange Rate is here https://www.banqu... or http://www.nbe.co...
Last edited: February 21, 2015
Visitors to Egypt from the UK require a visa to enter Egypt, which can be...
Last edited: February 01, 2015
 Phrase in Arabic Meaning in English  Notes/Usage   Asalam alaikum Peace be...
Last edited: August 01, 2016
The following are a few essential bits of telephone information for any visitor...
Last edited: November 26, 2014
With a few exceptions, tipping is expected in the tourist industry all over...
Last edited: June 10, 2011
Just be warned that drinks in Sharm el Sheikh Hotels and bars are pricey, a Gin...
Last edited: February 09, 2009
This is a list of gourmet and fine-dining restaurants in Cairo. Minimum price...
Last edited: January 15, 2012
With more than hundred ships cruising the Nile during high season, all looking...
Last edited: October 30, 2016
You may want to wait to exchange money in Sharm as rates can be 15% better than...
Last edited: January 26, 2015
The Do's and Don'ts about travelling to Egypt! DO Enjoy yourself and explore to...
Last edited: August 01, 2016
The Duty Free Shop in Luxor is found by taking the road opposite KFC towards...
Last edited: February 04, 2014
All visitors to Egypt, whether they are female or male, receive a great deal of...
Last edited: September 10, 2015
There are several good websites with health information for travelers to Egypt...
Last edited: September 09, 2009
Below you find amounts for suggested tipping while in Egypt if you are not...
Last edited: July 26, 2016
Many travellers are shocked when they return back home from their holidays to...
Last edited: April 14, 2014
Using online transportation options (via smartphone app) is a practical and way...
Last edited: August 02, 2016