Egypt travel advice

On 2 April 2014, there were bomb blasts at a police post at Cairo University. Reports indicate that there were a number of deaths and injuries.

On 7 February 2014, there were reports of explosions near a police checkpoint at scheduled protests in Giza. At least 6 people were wounded. See Terrorism

Enhanced security measures are in place to protect the Sharm el Sheikh resort areas. Egyptian military are situated in Sharm el Sheikh international airport, at check points around the perimeter of Sharm el Sheikh and throughout the South Sinai Governorate. Routine security checks are being performed on entry into the airport and the police are carrying out vehicle checks in Sharm el-Sheikh.