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UK ban on flights to Sharm El Sheikh has been lifted

Chris Butler October 22nd, 2019 1,539 views


The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office has lifted its ban on flights to Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt, following a four-year suspension.



The restrictions were introduced in October 2015 after a major terror attack led to fears about the country's airport security standards, but independent UK security firms have since overseen a review into its safety.

The Egyptian State Tourist Office has been urging the UK government to lift the ban for a while now, with the African country losing a great amount of revenue from UK tourists unable to travel. Before the ban, thousands of holidaymakers from the UK travelled to the popular resort on the Red Sea each year.

European countries like France and Germany had already lifted their ban on flights to Egypt prior to the UK's decision, and now hopes of a return to the high numbers of British tourists seen before 2015 have been restored. 

Check out our latest special offer deal to Sharm El Sheikh, a 7 night all inclusive holiday in the 4* Ghazala Gardens Hotel, with prices starting from £479pp (see hotel below).


 

See all of our brand new holidays to Sharm El Sheikh below.

Sharm el Sheikh Flight & Hotel Deals
Here are the latest flight & hotel deals to Sharm el Sheikh
DatePrices FromAll Inclusive
Aug 2020£390£390
Sep 2020£169£181
Oct 2020£169£176
Nov 2020£163£174
Dec 2020£163£174
Jan 2021£163£174
Feb 2021£173£177
Mar 2021£224£228
Apr 2021£347£351
May 2021£546£546
Jun 2021£331£331
Jul 2021£475£475


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