Important Information


For information about vaccination requirements and health information for travelers please check the World Health Organization’s (WHO) website at


In June, the weather in Sharm El-Sheikh is usually hot, around 35C.

Time zone

The Arab Republic of Egypt is on Eastern Europe Time – Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) plus 2 hours.

Currency and banking

The official currency of Egypt is the Egyptian Pound (EGP). Visa, American Express, Access/MasterCard can be used. Banks are open from Sunday to Thursday, from 8.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. The exchange rates in Egypt can be found at the below link:


AC power voltage in Egypt is 220V, frequency ~50Hz. Most electrical outlets are as shown below.

Important telephone numbers

General emergency112
Fire Department180

Mobile phones:

Egypt has 4 mobile operators :

  • Vodafone
  • Orange
  • Etisalat e&
  • WE

SIM cards will be available at the venue for participants at special prices.