Health & Safety Policy

Looking After Your Health

At Mr & Mrs Egypt, our clients’ welfare is our top priority, and we want you, our guides, hosts, employees and suppliers to be able to tour with confidence.

Safety Guidelines for Covid-19

  • We will follow all Egyptian Government guidelines and reduce risks as far as we can. 
  • All our guides, hosts and employees are vaccinated against Covid-19.
  • All our drivers, guides and hosts will be required to wear face masks whilst inside land transport and we would ask clients to do the same.
  • Masks can be provided if necessary. Hand sanitiser and wipes will be available in all cars. After each tour, all vehicles are thoroughly cleaned. 
  • Guides and hosts will maintain Egyptian government recommended social distancing whilst on the tour. Our guides and hosts will adhere to any measures implemented by sites and ensure our clients are fully aware of these

Everyone at Mr & Mrs Egypt is looking forward to welcoming our clients and we are confident that we can provide a safe and welcoming touring environment.

Other Health Considerations

We love that the sun shines most of the time in Egypt and whilst it can be lovely to get some sun on your face, especially if you’re from northern climes, it’s important not to get dehydrated or sunburnt. The sun can be especially fierce if you’re in the desert. Mr & Mrs Egypt provides free bottled water on all tours to make sure you stay hydrated. Make sure you also bring plenty of sun protection and a wide-brimmed hat.

We understand that being in a foreign country can be daunting if you have pre-existing health conditions (or even if you don’t), so we have our very own Dr Hazim who is happy to speak to you about any concerns you may have prior to your tour. Contact us at any time before or after booking and we will move heaven and earth to create a tour that enables you to experience Egypt.

Mr & Mrs Egypt advises all customers not to drink the water in Egypt. Although, in theory, it is safe to drink, it’s so heavily chlorinated that it may upset your stomach. Don’t swim in the Nile, even if it is blue and twinkly. There is no malaria in Egypt, but there definitely are mosquitos. Insect spray and repellent are available, but you may prefer to bring a brand you’re familiar with. We especially recommend bringing your own after-bite treatment because we can confirm that the one available in Egypt is not terribly effective.

Is Egypt Safe to Visit?

Many people ask us ‘is Egypt safe to visit?’ The truth is that we can’t answer that because only you can decide what factors make it safe for you. What we can do is tell you all the ways we do our best to ensure your safety while you visit Egypt with us and provide you with information to help you make the decision. If this is a particular concern for you, we would be delighted to speak with you, doing what we can to allay any specific concerns.

All Mr & Mrs Egypt tours follow the Egyptian Tourism Police requirements — in fact, we have many contacts within the Tourism Police who we consult on a regular basis. In addition, we conduct a risk assessment on every tour and these are available for our customers to see, if they wish.

Hear directly from Carol on the topic and always feel free to get in touch with any further questions or concerns.