I. Travel Precautionary Measures
• Starting September 1, 2020, all travelers arriving to Egypt are required to submit a recent negative PCR test result certificate for COVID-19 done in the source country within a maximum of 72 hours prior to the time of departure of their direct flight to Egypt.
• Travelers arriving from Japan, China, Thailand, North and South America, Canada, as well as London Heathrow, Paris and Frankfurt airports, will be allowed to submit a recent negative PCR test result certificate for COVID-19 done within a maximum of 96 hours prior to the time of departure of their flight to Egypt.
• Only travelers arriving to Sharm El-Sheikh, Taba, Hurghada, and Marsa Allam International Airports, who don’t have a recent negative PCR test result certificate for COVID-19, can do the PCR test upon arrival to one of the four mentioned airports (tests are conducted by representatives of the Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population (at a cost of 30 USD or the
equivalent in other currencies).
• Travelers are allowed to leave the airport immediately after doing the PCR test and check in at their booked hotel. Hotels will quarantine guests who test positive for COVID-19 in separate rooms, covering the costs of lodging, food and soft drinks until their departure.