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Taba Tax... dramatic price increase !!

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Taba Tax... dramatic price increase !!

In their infinite wisdom, and we can only assume, as a sign of their support for the tourism industry of Egypt, the authorities are raising the Taba Tax from LE 120 to LE 400 per person !!!

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1. Re: Taba Tax... dramatic price increase !!

Yes read this in your other thread....it's a huge rise, maybe it's because the area is getting popular again 👌🏽

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2. Re: Taba Tax... dramatic price increase !!

It will be same price in £/€ or $ before and after inflation....remember that 150le before 2011 worth more than 400le noe

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3. Re: Taba Tax... dramatic price increase !!

Mike... we are not talking about 2011. We are talking about a daft tax that no other point of entry into Egypt has but which was increased to LE 120 in October 2016 and now just over 1 1/2 years later is shooting up to LE 400.

Is that a great way to boost tourism ??

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4. Re: Taba Tax... dramatic price increase !!

Its not im just explaining hiw they think....and same thing is happening to the temples tickets became more expensive almost a year ago and next Nov it will increase 25% up

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5. Re: Taba Tax... dramatic price increase !!

Swiss, I can't make head nor tail of #2 nor #4....best ignore mate.

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6. Re: Taba Tax... dramatic price increase !!

What does this mean? I want to go next week

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7. Re: Taba Tax... dramatic price increase !!

Re post *6

It means you will have to pay the increased fee 👌🏽

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8. Re: Taba Tax... dramatic price increase !!

105 Israeli Shekels ( ca US$ 30 ) for the Israeli departure tax at Eilat plus LE 400 ( ca US$ 22.50 ) in Taba, plus US$ 25 for the full Egyptian visa if you plan to venture further into Egypt than Taba, Nuweiba, St Catherine, Dahab and Sharm.

Taxi and minibus fares for trips from Taba to Nuweiba have gone up in recent months with costing often around the LE 700 - 800 mark, ( though I know of a recent case where someone paid only LE 500 from Taba to Dahab ).

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Sir,

I am traveling to Israel and then to Egypt in September 2018 for Tourism Purpose..

I have a Valid 3 Months Tourist Visa of Egypt in my passport.

I have planned to enter to Egypt from Taba Border crossing from Israeli Side.

I have to pay Exit Tax at Israeli Side while exiting the Israel but i want to know should i Pay entry tax or any kind of fees to enter Egypt.

Thank you sir..

Please help me,

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10. Re: Taba Tax... dramatic price increase !!

Its good that you have the visa already.

However, even for visa holders, they still have to pay the Taba Tax of LE 400 ( about US$ 23 ) at a small kiosk some 800 - 900 metres after the border on the right hand side. Even if you are in a taxi, bus or whatever, they will stop the vehicle to collect the tax.

This is the only place in Egypt that has such a daft tax. Only wish the authorities would listen to us.

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