Luxor Airport, The Nile Valley - Stein Travel



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Welcome to Luxor Airport

The airport is situated four miles (6km) east of Luxor city.


Car Rental

There are car rental agencies at the airport.

City Transfers

The best way to the city is by taxi (journey time 15min), but there is also a regular bus service available, but it is generally very crowded.

Contacts

Tel: +20 (0)95 237 4655.

Departure Tax
None.
Facilities

Airport facilities include bureaux de change, restaurants, shops, a tourist information desk, post office and left luggage. Wheelchairs are available for disabled passengers; airlines should be notified in advance.

Language
Arabic is the official language although English and French are widely spoken, especially in the tourist areas.
Money

The unit of currency is the Egyptian Pound (EGP), which is divided into 100 piastres. Most credit cards are accepted in major hotels and restaurants. Visitors are advised to take travellers cheques in US Dollars or Pounds to avoid additional exchange rate charges. Banks are usually closed on Friday and Saturday, but private exchange bureaux, called 'Forex', are open daily and banks in major hotels are open 24 hours. Cairo branches of the Egyptian British Bank and Banque Misr now have ATMs available that accept Visa, MasterCard and Cirrus and are quite common in the main tourist areas.


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