When you arrive & living in Egypt

 

Before Coming to Egypt Tell your family you have arrived safely – mobile phone and internet information   • Complete online enrolment and choose your modules (if necessary)
• Get your Student ID card
• Get your bank letter and open your bank account
• Register with the Police (if applicable)
• Attend the international induction events
• Register with a doctor living in Egypt
• Drink a lot of water, Egypt’s weather is dry and it’s easy to get dehydrated
• Carry some cash when heading to remote locations
• For sightseeing, make sure you have a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, light cotton or linen clothes, and don’t forget comfortable shoes
•  Don’t assume you can pay with your credit card, always ask first
•  Don’t drink Alcohol and drive(for legal constraints)
• Don’t take pictures where you’re not allowed to
•  Don’t feel obliged to tip anyone for anything
•  Don’t leave your hotel or accommodation without a guide or a map close at hand, unless you know where you’re heading
• Don’t come to Egypt without insurance.
• Medical treatments can cost thousands if you’re not insured
• Don’t expect Egyptians to understand your language ، instead, learn some useful phrases.
Emergency contacts • Tourist Police126
• Fire Service180
• Ambulance123
• Police122
 • Telephone Guide140
• Cairo Airport Shuttle Bus19970
• Flying Hospital Service37766393/2
• Gas Emergency129