At present, no inoculations are required to travel to Egypt. The best advice when travelling to Egypt is to avoid eating raw greens and ice in your drinks. We would recommend using local-specific medication to deal with diarrhoea/digestive. Pharmacies do sell most medicines without a prescription. Sun protection is essential and due to the high air temperatures is very important to take care of sufficient fluid intake. A minimum of 3 ltr. of fluid (ideally water) per day is advisable. There are several medical facilities and Hospitals in Sharm el Sheikh, Dahab, Hurghada and Marsa Alam.
Any diving-related accidents or injuries will be treated in modern decompression chambers with a 24-hour call-out service. The chamber doctors speak several languages and have special training in hyperbaric medicine.
Local COVID-19 measures in place for Egypt
It is mandatory to wear a mask in public, and you may be denied entry to vehicles and public transport without one Hotels have resumed operations and must follow new health guidelines that include limits on capacity and hygiene standards There are restrictions on public gatherings.
All passengers travelling to Egypt (including Egyptians) must be in possession of a negative PCR test certificate for COVID-19, taken at a maximum of 72 hours before their flight departure time. The proof of the test result must be available in Egypt in English or Arabic.
Rules and restrictions may be changed at short notice, including curfew hours which may be reimplemented if there is a spike in cases of COVID-19. It is important to stay up to date with local news and media and follow the travel advice from your government.