Why You Should Visit Hurghada
Hurghada is located along the famous Red Sea coast of Egypt best known for its long stretches of beaches and top quality resorts as a popular coastal getaway for locals and travelers alike. Many travelers visit Hurghada to relax on one of its beautiful beaches, while there are also a wide variety of exciting outdoor activities to enjoy such as scuba diving, snorkeling and jetskiing to get your adrenaline pumping. There are also many vibrant restaurants, cafés and bars which you can enjoy both day and night, while the city’s many world-class resorts and hotels are the perfect setting to a relaxing holiday. If you are traveling with children there are also plenty of family-friendly attractions in the region such as the Hurghada Grand Aquarium which also has its own zoo.
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Arriving In Hurghada
Hurghada International Airport is only 5 km away from Hurghada and is Egypt’s second busiest airport. The airport is comprised of two passenger terminals and offers all of the essential amenities and facilities you would need including cafés and eateries and duty-free shopping, in addition to this, you can connect to the airport’s free Wi-Fi network to get online. The airport primarily handles flights from around European destinations, many of which are on a seasonal basis.
Those looking to book flights from the UAE to Hurghada will not be able to make the journey directly. However, the airport has links to a few airports with direct connections to the UAE, so you can travel with only a single stopover.
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Hurghada Travel Information
UAE nationals looking to travel to Egypt will be able to do so for up to 90 days on a visa free basis. In Hurghada the weather gets hot over the summer, although not quite as hot as you are used to in the UAE, with average highs of around 36 degrees between June and September. When you have arrived there are a few car rental agencies at Hurghada airport, so it is easy to get a hold of your own car as soon as possible.
* This information is correct as of November 2017
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