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This page contains answers to the most commonly asked client questions. If you still can't see what you're looking for, please contact us on (02) 9556 2665 or united@unitedholidays.com.au and we will be happy to help.
How can I book for my tour?

Once you have decided on your tour simply choose your payment
option  and then print your booking form and post to us.
Please note – we must have a signed booking form.

What are the fees and terms?

We require a deposit of $500 per person on booking.
If paying with a credit card a surcharge of 3% will apply
This deposit is non – refundable.


Please read our full terms and conditions in their section on this website.

Which cards do you accept?

We accept Visa and Mastercard and bank transfer.

Can I still book the tour even though I come from a different state?

Prices for our packages are based on departure and arrival at Sydney Airport.
If you choose to fly from another state it may affect the price.
Please contact us for full details.

Can I stay longer in Egypt or travel on to another country from there?

If you need to stay on for a little longer it is fine if we know BEFORE your tickets are purchased .
The same applies if you are  you choose to fly from to another destination after Cairo.
We can organize your onward flights and advise your best options for return.

What should I prepare or bring to you when booking for a tour?

If you are coming to our office all you will need is your signed booking form and deposit.

Does my package cover insurance?

Your package does not include insurance.
If you do not have your own insurance we would be happy to quote you.
We are authorized representatives of Aussie Travel Cover (underwritten
by Allianz Australia Insurance)


PLEASE NOTE –travel insurance is requirement to join our packages.

Is it safe?

In general Egypt is a safe and friendly country to visit.
The country relies heavily on foreign tourism for its national income and both Egyptians and their government are extremely keen to prevent any occurrence that might create a bad impression and keep tourists away.

What type of money / travelers cheques do I take?

The  Egyptian pound is the local currency.
 Larger establishments may also accept American dollars or Euros.
It is advisable to take American dollars with you and convert  a small amount on arrival until you guage your needs.

 
You can also use ATM’s to access cash.
Australian dollars will not be accepted and we advise against taking travelers cheques.