Shopping: Egypt offers many "e;best buys"e;, such as silver , leather, gold, mother-of-pearl, brass, copper and ala- buster. In winter, most shops are open twice daily.
Passport & Visa: All Egyptian consulates grant entry visa.
Passport authorities at all ports of entry are also am- powered to grant visa on spot. Passports must be valid for at least three months subsequent to the date of the pass- port visit. For more than seven days it is necessary to register - all passports this can be done via local police station but is easier done by giving all passports to hotel reception - who will make the necessary arrangements free of charge. Group visas are granted on a group passport on condition that the visit is organized via a travel agency and that members remain in the group.
Currency Regulations: Egyptian currency may not be taken in or out of the country, individual visitors must declare on entry any foreign currency they are carrying.
Photography: At Luxor and Aswan, there is a fee for video filming on an hourly basis. There is no charge for still photography.