Egypt Travel Alerts & Safety Guidelines

Egypt Fun Tours has been customizing and operating magical tours both cultural & adventurous for the course of more than 20 years where we dedicated all our efforts to provide the safest and most secure environment. The reason why we were able to ensure the safety of all our travelers all these years is our deep understanding of the risk factors that may stand in the way of our tour guides and travelers. the below is updated accordingly:

Safety Measures during Covid-19

We as a travel agency play our essential part in preventing the spread of COVID-19 and that is why “Egypt Fun Tours” is complying with all the WHO guidelines and here are our safety measures during the whole tours we operate:

  • Tour groups are not larger than 10 people to keep the social distancing between travelers in the group.
  • We work with hotels & cruises that have demonstrated totally safe & hygienic practices to make sure that we are offering the safest tour for our guests
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas.
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas.
  • Face masks provided for travelers.
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff.
  • Social distancing enforced throughout the tour.
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas.
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use.
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized.
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands.
  • Regular temperature checks for staff.
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival.
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms.
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

Transportation – Safety Guidelines

Certain rules have to be respected while riding any form of transportations such as trains, buses, and boats. If there are seat belts, we expect our travelers to use them at all times. If a motorbike taxis is optional then you should be careful and consider the risk and check the driving license of the driver & the terms of their travel insurance in case of motorbike injuries.

We choose the most suitable means of transportation that best matches the destination our guests are going to head to. The safety level of the vehicle itself will be rated to ensure a secure comfortable journey.

Boats & Ferries

All the sea vessels will be equipped will the safety measures like lifejackets and reliable boat operators who will determine and confirm that everything is safe and sound for travel. The entire boat, ferry, and cruise will be handpicked to make sure all of them are fully equipped.

Accommodation

The safety measures and standards of the accommodations are high priorities for Egypt Fun Tours which is always checked and monitored by all our operators to ensure the safety and comfort of our clients. Like transportation vehicles, also the accommodations are handpicked based on their rates and reviews. Of course, accommodations will have a second exit in case of any danger plus a well-trained professional staff. Your tour guide will organize your chosen accommodation to provide the safest atmosphere, the most suitable means of comfort, and will be ready to handle any safety concerns relating to you.

Bicycles

If the travelers want to do some off-road cycling then a helmet and safety gear is a necessary requirement. The traveler and the staff will wear a helmet at all times. It is advised to bring your own helmet or one will be brought for you.

Cancellation Policy

There is a question that is so attached to such issues which are in case of canceling a tour, should you get a refund??? You will find the full information regarding the cancellation policy here.

Activities

In ensuring the safety of all travelers; they should inform us of any pre-existing physical and mental health conditions before traveling. You should listen to your tour operator who will conduct a safety briefing before action and make sure everything is in place. And if the tour operator suggested one of the travelers not to participate in a certain activity for being not able-bodied, then all travelers must listen.

Snorkeling & Diving

Among the most amazing aquatic activities across the red sea in Egypt are snorkeling and diving excursions. Before every trip, the tour operator will provide a brief on all the safety procedures before starting. All the travelers should carefully test their capabilities in swimming and snorkeling before starting any activity and follow all the instructions of their safety brief.

Explorations

Exploring all the historical wonders is the main highlight of any tour on tour in Egypt which will involve a lot of walking. All the travelers should put on the correct comfortable footwear and light cloths to fully enjoy all of what Egypt has to offer. While walking, all the group members must stay together and not wander alone. If the weather conditions or the terrain or the landscape ever became a problem then your tour guide will seek your opinion and will decide whether to continue or not.

Animals

When you are in Egypt, you will have the best chance to enjoy some of the most exciting rides in the different Egypt sites and among the most preferable of them are the horse & camel rides especially in Giza Plateau. Everyone should respect the animal welfare guidelines while being in the magical Land of Pharaohs.

First Aid Kits

Every tour guide is trained to handle a medical kit that will be carried throughout the trip. The medical kit will have basic first aid supplies and apply the first aid himself if appropriate until medical assistance can be rapidly provided. In the event of an emergency, the leader should be disclosed. Any personal medication should be carried by the passenger at all times.

Travel Alerts

Because we value the safety of our travelers above all else, our staff will be in touch with you at all time and we monitor all the events both foreign and domestic to fully understand all the challenges that face us and provide the safest possible vacation. Kindly notice that no matter where on the globe you are traveling to, there is a possibility of facing a natural disaster or even a man-made tragedy that could ruin your future plans.

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