Flights to Egypt

Flights to Egypt let you walk the banks of the Nile and behold the pyramids, one of mankind’s greatest achievements.

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Flights to Egypt


Egypt hasn’t had it easy in recent years, but it’s still one of the finest destinations in the world. Cairo’s hot, electric appeal is undimmed and the country’s beach resorts are as alluring as ever—and much less crowded than they used to be. When you book a flight to Egypt, plan to combine a few days in the cities with forays into the desert and a bit of time being pampered on the beach to finish.

Cairo is a fascinating city, with old mosques and modern malls, crowded streets bursting with fantastic food, and so many historical sites that it could take weeks to see them all. Add to this smoky cafés where men sit with their nargilehs (pipes), pastry shops offering treats dripping with honey, the call to prayer that echoes from the many minarets, and even the lively traffic, and you have a potent mix that will prove both energizing and addictive.

Everyone who goes to Egypt must see the pyramids; they’re conveniently close to Cairo. The Sphinx seems smaller in real life than it does in pictures, but it’s still majestic and the pyramids themselves are mesmerizing. Luxor, too, is unmissable; the jaw-dropping temples and tombs on the banks of the Nile are one of mankind’s greatest achievements.

Still, you may want to balance all that history with a good dose of sun, sea, and sand. The Red Sea is Egypt’s playground, and the resorts and hotels that run down the coast range across all budget levels. Scuba diving and snorkeling are particular draws, and cheaper here than in many other countries, but no less spectacular.

If you have time, try to make it to Alexandria; this seaside city has laid-back charm to spare, a slew of excellent seafood restaurants, and a fabulous, beautifully designed new library that pays homage to its ancient predecessor.

Essential Information for flights to Egypt

Before you travel to Egypt

The baggage allowance for your flight will depend on your class of travel and point of departure. Customers beginning their journey in Africa can check two bags of up to 23 kg each in Economy Class and up to 32 kg each in First Class or Business Class.

Complimentary Chauffeur-drive is available in more than 70 cities for our First Class and Business Class customers. We’ll take you from your home, office, or hotel to the airport and on to your next destination when you arrive.

Visa requirements

In some countries, you may need to arrange a visa before you travel. Check the latest visa requirements for your destination.

Airport information

Every airport is different, so check the useful information about your destination before you fly. You can also search for Emirates offices at worldwide airports.

Dubai Stopover

Book a stopover package and meet Dubai on your way to the rest of the world. We arrange visas, transfers, and hotels, so you get the most of your time in the city no matter how long you stay.

Car rental

Add a car rental to your booking and keep all your travel plans in one place. You’ll find special rates from our worldwide partners even if you’re not booking a flight.