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Money and costs

Currency
Pounds (£)
Exchange Rates
Rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated September 27, 2016 3:34PM UTC
Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
E£300
  • Dorm bed: E£70–E£100
  • Fiteer (Egyptian pizza): E£10–E£20
  • Fresh produce for pennies
  • Major sites are pricey
Midrange
E£300–E£1000
  • Hotel with air-con: E£250
  • Two sit-down meals: E£80
  • Car and driver: E£350
  • Sleeper to Luxor: E£100
Top end (more than)
E£1000
  • Luxury hotel room: US$200
  • Two meals: E£180
  • Personal tour guide/driver: E£100 per hour
  • Flight to Luxor: US$120

ATMs common in cities. Credit cards accepted at higher-end businesses. Shortage of small change so can be difficult to break large bills.