Money & costs
There are banks, foreign exchange bureaus and ATMs all over town. Banque Misr exchange office at the Nile Hilton on the corniche is open 24 hours, as are the airport money-changing booths. All the big hotels have ATMs.
Amex (574 7991; 15 Sharia Qasr el-Nil, Downtown; 9am-4.30pm)
Thomas Cook (574 3955; 17 Sharia Mahmoud Bassiouni, Downtown; 9am-4.30pm Sat-Thu)