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Because of the political situation in Egypt it is best to avoid crowds, be aware of special dates (i.e. Nov 4th was the start of Morsi's trial) so as to avoid areas where protests might be happening i.e. Tahrir Square. (Read Full Tip)
Prior to getting IN a taxi in Egypt tell the driver where you want to go and then establish the price. Make sure you also identify with the driver if the price he quotes you is in Egyptian Pounds, Pounds Sterling or USD etc. Do not assume the price he gives you will be in Egyptian pounds. (Read Full Tip)