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On 1 March 2017 the cost of a single entry visa to Egypt for tourists will increase from 25 to 60 dollarov.Sootvetstvuyuschie notices have been sent to all border points of the country.
“The decision applies to all who enter the country, both through Cairo airport, as well as through the airport of Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh, and even those who receive visas at consulates abroad. This was notified to the tourist companies and the Egyptian embassy, ​​”- he said the deputy head of the Chamber of Tourism of Egypt, Mustafa Khalil, reports” RIA Novosti “.
He particularly stressed that the Russian tourists still will be free to enter the territory of the Sharm El-Sheikh, provided that the traveler will not leave the Sinai Peninsula.
“The government has raised the prices of goods and services to citizens, so it is logical that the price growth affects foreign tourists. The cost of an entry visa could not remain at the level of $ 25, “- said Mustafa Khalil.