The Arab Republic of Egypt is on Eastern Europe Time – Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) plus 2 hours.
AC power voltage in Egypt is 220V, frequency ~50Hz.
Egypt has 4 mobile operators :
- WE (by Telecom Egypt)
SIM cards will be available at the venue for participants at special prices
In October and November, average temperatures in Sharm el-Sheikh range between 28°C as high and 20°C as low. There are 11 hours of sunshine a day.
Currency and Banking
The official currency of Egypt is the Egyptian Pound (EGP). Visa, American Express, Access/MasterCard can be used. Banks are open from Sunday to Thursday, from 8.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. The exchange rates in Egypt can be found at the below link: http://www.cbe.org.eg/en/EconomicResearch/Statistics/Pages/ExchangeRatesListing.aspx
Important telephone numbers