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****** Save Money While Seeking the Sun / Cost Effective Winter Stays in Egypt
Spending the winter season in a warm place has always been popular among digital nomads and pensioners. But with the 20%[1] rise in gas, energy and food prices, saving money is even more important in the coming year. So where is the most cost-efficient winter domicile for sun-seekers?
While Egypt has long been on the travel radar, thanks to its low-cost of living it has now become a popular long-stay winter destination, with a one month stay in a luxurious three or four-star-hotel costing less than living in the UK for the same amount of time.
Add a summer vibe with paradise beaches and inviting temperatures, Egypt makes for the perfect long stay destination and to help those seeking a winter escape, the Egyptian government is promoting and facilitating month long stays at a wide variety of hotels.
The calculation is simple: According to research from a variety of tour operators, a four-week winter sun stay costs, on average, GBP927 per couple. This includes GBP86 per person for a return flight, GBP21 per couple for a double room on a B&B basis in a three or four star hotel and GBP6.80 per person for a three course dinner at a local restaurant.
In comparison, an average two-person household in the UK pays around GBP1,553 for gas, energy, food and beverages a month during the winter in UK (source NimbleFins and ONS
Amr El-Kady, CEO of Egyptian Tourism Authority, said: ” Egypt is always happy to welcome travellers from Europe. We are doing our best to make the stay as effortless and affordable as possible. This winter season, we invite you to spend the cold months under the kind Egyptian sun, saving the budget and filling life with fantastic new experiences “.
What does Egypt have to offer? Plenty.
From Cairo to Luxor, from the beguiling desert to the lush delta of the Nile: Egypt is a traveler’s dream. Whether diving into the rich underwater world of the Red Sea, sailing on the Nile towards the sunset or tracing the secrets of the ancient Egyptians in stunning temple complexes, the land of the pharaohs has something to offer to every visitor.
Among the most famous destinations is the capital Cairo, where you can immerse yourself in all eras of Egyptian history in the Egyptian Museum, and visit the famous Pyramids of Giza with the impressive Sphinx. Another highlight is the city of Luxor, which offers some spectacular wonders, that include the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Karnak and the legendary Luxor Temple, which is one of the absolute must-sees on any trip and continues to enchant with ancient stories.
If you prefer active and adventurous activities, you don’t have to look far. Egypt is not only a diver’s paradise, but also offers desert excursions, Nile cruises and breathtaking landscapes such as the Colored Canyon National Park on the Sinai Peninsula. While ecotourism is becoming increasingly popular in the country and even spiritual tours are offered, Egypt is also known for particularly high-quality spa treatments.
A variety of flight connections ensure a pleasant way to get there. There are direct flights to the spa resort of Hurghada (from London, Bristol, Manchester, Newcastle, Birmingham) ,as well as to Sharm el Sheikh (from London, Bristol, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow).
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[1] According to NimbleFins; ONS ramped up by inflation to reflect the rise in food and energy costs 2022
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