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Preparing your trip to Hurghada: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Hurghada 1. The most affordable and profitable way to make long distance and international calls is to use street phones. They accept special plastic cards that can be bought literally at any local store. It’s worth remembering that not all street payphones provide international calls.
2. Mains voltage is 220 V; there are standard European-style sockets in all local hotels. If necessary, you can ask for an adapter in a hotel or buy it at any specialty store.
3. Tourists are advised to use only bottled water to drink. Delta water is noteworthy because of its quality and taste characteristics. You can buy drinking water in any grocery store and supermarket. Holiday makers aren’t recommended to drink cocktails with ice.
4. You may pay for goods and services with national currency, but many restaurants and shops accept U.S. dollars and euros. Tourists who expect to devote a lot of time to shopping trips are recommended to have several types of currencies.
5. Numerous banks and private offices provide currency exchange services. In any case, don’t use services of private persons, no matter how favorable the conditions are. Large restaurants and shops accept credit cards of international standard; however, 5-7% of the amount would be taken as a fee for non-cash operation. Copyright
6. Fans of nightlife should note that there is an admission fee in most of the local discos. However, during their stay visitors can order drinks at the bar for free, as latter are prepaid with an entrance fee.
7. There are numerous car rental facilities. For the paperwork you need a driver's license of international standard and a credit card with the desired amount of deposit on the account. Those under 25 years of age and drivers with less than a year of driving experience may be denied service.
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8. Some car rental centers are ready to accept deposit in cash, but in this case it is recommended to return the car at least one day prior to departure. Otherwise, the client runs the risk of difficulties associated with returning of the collateral.
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Travelling to Hurghada - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Hurghada. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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