Africa & the Middle East Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Alpha Force Testo Keeping your body hydrated
  2. 2 Best African Safari
  3. 3 VISA for Mozambique
  4. 4 Tanzania Great Migration, when to go
  5. 5 15 days Morocco Itinerary Help please
  6. 6 Royal Air Maroc Dreamliner JFK-CMN and maybe connect to RAK
  7. 7 December Serengeti Itinerary
  8. 8 Wildbeest migration tour operator
  9. 9 beach visit after safari
  10. 10 Petra Wadi Rum
  11. 11 Questions on Israel/Jordan Border Crossings and Jordan Travel. Need Help!
  12. 12 Trip Report Nine months to Egypt (but you should go now)
  13. 13 Transportation from Tel Aviv Airport to Jerusalem
  14. 14 What is worth seeing in November?
  15. 15 Traditional music + dance in South Africa?
  16. 16 Trip Report Morocco – November, 2015 - Self Drive
  17. 17 Israeli Tour Guides
  18. 18 Trip Report Egypt Quickie Trip
  19. 19 CASABLANCA for 1 Day
  20. 20 Masai Mara in May
  21. 21 Western Desert Itinerary
  22. 22 Tentative Itinerary - what do you think?
  23. 23 luggage for a weird itinerary
  24. 24 where to spend a night near JRO airport?
  25. 25 Marrakech - Which area to stay?
View next 25 » Back to the top

Egypt during Ramadan: Guidelines for an American Tourist

Jump to last reply

Hello everyone! I'm traveling to Egypt from August 4th to August 21st, visiting Cairo, Marina (north coast), and Sharm el Sheikh. I'll be travelling with my boyfriend, full egyptian and full arabic speaking. I only know a couple of phrases.

I understand that I'll be there during Ramadan. Will there be places for me to purchase cigarettes and liquor if I so choose? Can I bring liquor in my checked baggage without fear of it getting confiscated? I don't mean to sound like a total drunkard. I usually only average a drink or two a week with dinner. I'm not going to party or anything of that sort, but I do occasionally enjoy a drink.

Any tips you might recommend me for traveling around egypt will be greatly appreciated!

15 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.