Security Tips

  • Don't carry your credit card, travel tickets, and money together - leave spare cash and valuables in a safe place.
  • Don't carry your passport unless absolutely necessary but keep a copy with residence stamp only.
  • Leave a copy of your documents with family or friends at home.
  • Don't use ATMs at quiet and dark places.
  • Avoid showing large sums of money in public.
  • Keep a close eye on your personal belongings and hold onto them in public places such as internet cafes, train and bus station.
  • Avoid using public microbuses for travel in and around Cairo. These vehicles are unregulated.