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I took your advice. Questions about car hire.

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I took your advice. Questions about car hire.

I took your advice and I don't plan to drive in Egypt. On certain days when we are taking afternoon flights we will have to check out of the hotel and will have our luggage with us. If we hire a car and driver is it safe to leave our belongings in the car while we see the sites? I plan to hire a driver for the day and seeing the sites without a guide. Any recommendations?

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1. Re: I took your advice. Questions about car hire.

Many hotels will offer Luggage Storage facilities.

Leaving luggage with your driver is a fairly normal thing. It is important though that you keep a record of the cab/driver licence number and the car number plate - just in case of the worst case scenario.

If you are visiting the Valley of Kings in Luxor you will not be allowed to take your camera in with you - not just the tombs but the whole valley beyond the ticket office. Although there is a camera drop off point at the entrance, it is now normal for people to leave their cameras on their coaches or with their taxi driver.

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2. Re: I took your advice. Questions about car hire.

Hi figlet

We have done both, left them with the driver and left them with the hotel. Personally I prefer to leave them at the hotel because one time a taxi we used (a long time ago) stacked our bags on the roof of his taxi and dropped us off. I was worried sick about the bags. He came back for us as arranged but I just felt that my bags werent really left securely so worried about it a bit. If its a private car then I would say you have a bit more security there, but the hotels are normally our choice


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