- EGP:Egyptian Pound
- Flight duration:
- 5 hours 30 minutes from Gatwick
- GMT +2
- Transfer Time:
- 20 minutes
WHEN TO GO
Summers in Sharm El Sheikh are long and dry, and in July and August temperatures hit 37°C and higher, although the beaches are cooled by Red Sea breezes. A good time to come is in spring and autumn, when temperatures hover between a pleasant 24 and 32°C.
Average monthly temperature and rainfall for the Sharm El Sheikh location.
TEMPERATURE (°C)RAINFALL (mm)
Health & Safety
You should take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance to cover you while you’re away. For the latest health and safety information, visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/egypt/health
Passports and Visas
As a British citizen, you must have a valid passport and a visa to enter Egypt. You can get your visa at the airport when you arrive in Egypt, or from the Egyptian Consulate. If you’re only travelling to Taba and/or Sharm el Sheikh, you won’t need a visa. For the most up-to-date passport and visa info, visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/egypt/entry-requirements.
For more information visit the Foreign Office website - www.fco.gov.uk/en/