On arrival you can from the terminal of buses and share taxis, the airport or жд Merce Matrukh’s stations to sit down on the minibus (25 piastres) or a taxi (3-5 pounds) and to reach to the city centre. White-blue taxi are the main automobile when moving round the city (3 pounds) and to nearby beaches. It is possible to rent also it is great at 1 of пт on Shary Iskandary (10 pounds a day).
In a city tourist office (once a day 9. 00-14. 30; 046/493-1841) about Cornysh the friendly personnel which is speaking English which can answer on the most part of questions works. The tourist police (046/493-5575) is near a tourist office on Cornysh about police station (046/493-3015) and is slightly farther from the coast from Shary ash-Shatta. Both are open 24 hours though in both badly say in English therefore if you have difficulties, try to agree with one of ladies in a tourist office to serve you as the translator. On the same street are mail (once a day, not including Fridays, 8. 30-14. 00) and the telephone exchange working 24 hours, but there is a lot of guests, and it does not provide a reliable communication at trunk calls. Therefore it is necessary to pay more for a straight line in Rivera Palace. It is possible to use also the card Menatel phones located along Shary Iskandary. Speed. net over Abu Alu Pizza on Shary Iskandary provides Internet access for 2, the 50th pound in hour.
The municipal bank of Egypt (once a day 8:30-17:00 and 18:00-21:00) changes for Sharia Galaa currency and traveler’s checks, there is an ATM. The same services are offered by bank Misr, in 5 quarters to the East at the corner of Sharia Zaher Galal where also accept MasterCard and Visa. If you need to prolong the visa, a passport office (once a day, not including Fridays, 9:00-14:30; 046/493-5351) near жд stations.
For urgent honey the help address in military hospital (046/493-5286, it it is closed on Fridays) on Sharia Galaa, instead of in public hospital (046/493-3370) or if can be, move to Cairo. At less terrible problems address in Al-Fargkhali’s drugstore (once a day: in the summer 8:00-14:00; in the winter 8:00-21:00; 046. 493-9390) at the corner of Sharia Iskandariya and Sharia Alam Rum.