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never been before,need advice

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never been before,need advice

am going to Jolie movenpick hotel in feb. Could anyone give advice on following

1 What type of gel for hands(do i take some or buy there)

2 Where is best place to shop for gifts and advice on how to barter

3 Where are best places to eat,Do i tip much there

4 Want to try snorkelling.Where is best for beginner

5my wife wears strong glasses(blind as a bat without them)can she still go snorkelling.

5 Where is best place to exchange money

6 Should i take anything with me from home for tummy problems

Also is anyone else going to be there from 18th-25th feb,It would be nice to be shown around or explore with more than the two of us,(we are from Cleveland)

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1. Re: never been before,need advice

2. The Old Sharm Market.

On bargaining, read:

tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g294201-i9404-k791…

3. Tip 10% if service was OK. Feel free to tip from less than that to nothing at all if service was pathetic or more than that if you were extremely satisfied.

tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g297555-i9225-k868…

There are also many other threads on the same topic in the forum. Use the search tool.

5. Any bank or exchange office. There are many with very little if any variations in exchange rates.

6. Other advice on previous posts suggested that medications offered by local doctors usually work better. I always argued that tummy problems are mostly a myth. They happen because tourists are not used to the nature of local heavy cooking with lots of fat and strong spices. Drink bottled water only, avoid street food and be careful with the portions and you will be fine.

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