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  • National Public Holidays
    Egypt Public Holidays
    Introduction Here in Egypt, certain dates are designated as official vacations, and these may be national, regional or local. The public holidays are paid vacations for employees of both the public and private sectors. These vacations come in fixed and movable days as well.
  • Enjoy Shopping in Egypt
    Shopping Hours in Egypt
    Opening Hours of the Shops Opening hours of major shops and markets are usually from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm, some shopping places are open until midnight. Commercial malls in big cities are open from between 8:30 and 10:30 am, and close between 10:00 pm and 1:00 am
  • Usual Timetables
    Usual Timetables
    Introduction In Egypt you will find cafes, bars, and restaurants offering service at all times of day. In many of them, you can get services until mid night. Regular mealtimes are: breakfast between 7 and 10 am, while lunch between 1 and 4 pm, dinner starts usually from 8 pm.
  • Time Zone
    Time Zone
    The Egyptian land currently follows Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) time zone plus two hours, during both winter and summer seasons. Egypt observes Eastern European Time all year. Egypt does not utilize daylight saving time DST clock changes. Although until 2015, clocks were advanced for an hour during summertime.