Coming back to Luxor

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Coming back to Luxor

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I may be coming back to Luxor in December, and wondered what the prices of things are now , eg bottle of stella , taxi from the airport and short trip around town , and tickets to the monuments.
It's just to give me an idea of what to bring with me.


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Stella of course varies depending on where one buys it. 24-30 LE on the WB. Probably more in the city. Taxi from the airport will depend on where you are going to. I would always recommend pre-booking it.

Prices for the sites went up on 1st November. There is a fairly complete list on the Egyptology Forum at

http://www.egyptologyforum.org/MOA/Tick ... ._2017.pdf

This is a long brochure with Arabic at one end and English at the other so you probably need to look at the end.

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Taxi from airport to anywhere in Luxor max 100Le. Local trips as in example go and return from Karnak to anywhere in Luxor 50Le, local around Luxor one way 20-30 LE.
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I must say I really do enjoy my time whilst here on my holidays.
Iv'e never had so much fun other than in London.
Tip: Never ask how much, just pay at the end what you think it's worth. Then have fun arguing.
I bought an Art Deco clock the other day at the ACE charity thing, I said "how much ? she said "25le I shouted
"la whaala" she then said "15le I said "don't you haggle ? and gave her 50le, Jesus we are talking £2.17p for an Art Deco clock that at the moment dos'not work.
Your on your holiday's,.....
Your getting double bubble on your exchange rate!!! ask for the bigger bottle and make it a double!!!
Sod it! it's only money spread it around a'bit.
You can't take it with you but, you can improve people's lives...
Have fun........ 8)
Ps: I was buying rugs here when it was only 5le to the pound!
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Oh and i forgot the most important thing , is Sindbads still open ?
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Yes no alcohol though.

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Tell me you're not serious about no alcohol in Sindbads?
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Sorry no alcohol in Sindbad's there is next door though Hamees.

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carrie wrote:Sorry no alcohol in Sindbad's there is next door though Hamees.
From what I heard, not for much longer in that place ether. Luxor will be becoming a dry place soon if they carry on. :br
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Post by steigen »

As Who says in his post which is so correct: Your getting double bubble on your exchange rate!!!
Now if you were living here on LE only with no access to the UK pound I would be complaining (as most do)I have heard so many ex pats/pensioners (who are able to use the ATM to get their generous exchange rate in LE) moaning about the price of butter here!
IE: I went to the supermarket and did a big shop and compared it with what people are paying in the UK..it was much less or some items were after calculating the exchange rate.Think of the Egyptians that are trying to cope with only having LE to live on.The tourists,or anyone getting the outstanding 24% exchange rate can live like a Queen here!
Enjoy your holiday and think UK sterling not in LE terms. ;)

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steigen wrote:........... anyone getting the outstanding 24% exchange rate can live like a Queen here!
So I've heard :a21:

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You can live like a Queen anywhere, but the crouch thrones are really bad, the flies are everywhere!!

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