Travel and Health Alerts

TRAVEL ALERTS

Egypt is a generally safe country filled with kind people who genuinely welcome foreign visitors. It is prudent, however, for travelers to remain informed and to be aware of their surroundings, especially in light of recent turmoil and political unrest. The following external sites may be of help. Use your browser’s back button to return here.

Travel advisories for Egypt from the U. S. Department of State

World Wide Medical Plans maintains up-to-date information on travel alerts and may be a source for traveler’s insurance

The U.K.’s Direct Travel Insurance site offers similar information and may be another source for travel insurance

 

HEALTH ALERTS

No vaccinations or special shots are required for travel to Egypt. Persons with serious health problems should obtain permission from a qualified physician before traveling.

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Health Alerts for Travelers