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sharm for xmas-First timers

I am a little worried about our week in sharm on 20th Dec. I have read the info, but it isnt going in..

Visa's, do we queue and get one at airport, the forum said $15, should we pay in dollars?

Where do you get the small notes to tip with?

We want to go star gazing and on a glass bottomed boat, who should we book these with. We have booked with A1, so I think its Med hotels and resort hopper transfers.

Any help or advise would be appreciated,

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1. Re: sharm for xmas-First timers

Hi there

If you are going stargazing and glass bottomed boat, you don't need a visa. You will be given a landing card on the plane, write Sinai only on the back and when in the airport go straight to passport control with your passports and boarding cards. You will probably be badgered into getting a visa, say no!

Change your money in Sharm not here, you will get more for your money, you can exchange some at Sharm airport, if you wish. You will get small notes in supermarkets/shops

Regards

barbarah

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2. Re: sharm for xmas-First timers

Thanks for the advice, much appreciated.

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3. Re: sharm for xmas-First timers

You're welcome and no doubt you will have a super time - enjoy

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4. Re: sharm for xmas-First timers

we went last yr and had a ball hotel was brillant

and were going back in jan

hope u have as good time as we did xxxx

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5. Re: sharm for xmas-First timers

We have just booked with Sharm Excursions as we are also there for Xmas and new year

Dave & Caroline x

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6. Re: sharm for xmas-First timers

We fly out for Christmas..... 16th-30th Dec - our 4th Christmas! Staying in the Ghazala Beach Hotel right on the beach in Naama Bay - checking the temps daily....... looking good ;)))

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7. Re: sharm for xmas-First timers

We go 20th-27th Dec.Thanks for the feedback. We are at Helnan Marina in naama bay. I have had a look at Sharm excursions, but they have stopped doing paypal.

Thanks Everyone!

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8. Re: sharm for xmas-First timers

|Hi,

Booked 3 trips with Sharm Excursions and paid the deposit by Paypal last night.

Payment went thru OK and Sharm Excursions confirmed receipt OK.

Dave

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9. Re: sharm for xmas-First timers

How strange is that, sharm club excursions are on facebook and I,m sure they said they are not taking paypal anymore. Where can I book with them? Is this the same company?

Thanks for the help

Edited: 30 November 2010, 17:25
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10. Re: sharm for xmas-First timers

My mistake, Sharm Club excursions are a different company. Sharm excursions looks quite good. Thinking of going with them..Thanks

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