Egyptian Currency

Egyptian Pound

Currency Info

Egyptian Pound (LE) is the local currency with the code EGP.


The Egyptian Pound is mainly a paper currency and there are various denominations divided into Pounds and Piasters.


The smaller the denomination, the smaller its physical size.





Currency Recommendations

  • You can find ATM`s all over Hurghada, particularly in tourist areas
  • Many European currencies can be exhanged in banks and exhange offices
  • In some stores, you can pay using both Euros, British Punds or US Dollars
  • It is advisable to have some Egyptian Punds when arriving in Egypt
  • Credit cards are accepted but less so than you might be used to
  • Most valid card are VISA and Mastercard. American Express can be rejected
  • Try and get smaller bills. Getting change can be tricky
  • Tipping is widespread in Egypt. Usually around 10%-15%.

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