The fourth major Russian tour operator announced the restart of charter programs to Egypt: from June 13, the Pegas Touristik tour operator launches its own charter program to Egypt, so far only to the resort of Sharm el-Sheikh. According to the tour operator, direct charter flights from Moscow to Sharm El Sheikh will start from 06/13/22 on Wednesdays and Saturdays, and will become daily from 07/04/22.
The details are as follows: the flights will be operated by Nordwind Airlines, on an Airbus A321 neo with 218 seats. As is customary in the days of “air sanctions”, it is separately stated that two Airbus A321 neo are in the Russian register, the airline has received all the necessary confirmations from the Egyptian aviation authorities. Accordingly, voyages are made without the risk of arrest of the vessel.
In terms of time, the details are as follows: departure from Moscow at 9 am, arrival in Egypt – at 15 pm local time, travel time – 7 hours. At the same time, tourists are warned that the flight is without meals. Departure from Sharm el-Sheikh is scheduled at 16.15, arrival in Moscow at 23.50.
As for prices, tours to a 3 * hotel for two start from 79 thousand rubles so far with a departure “at the start” programs June 14th. A 4* tour will cost from 82,000 rubles, a five-star tour will cost from 87,000 rubles.
Pegasus also reminded tourists that Egypt has not yet removed covid barriers – entry will require either a PCR test, or a vaccination certificate or a certificate from a person who has been ill. It should be noted that Egypt has introduced a rule for filling out these “covid questionnaires” electronically. But for now, tourists can also present a paper version.
Recall that tour operators Biblio Globus, Fun&Sun (former TUI) and TEZ TOUR have also restored flights to Egypt.
We add that the editors of TURPROM recommend choosing a tour to Egypt from any major Russian tour operator at guaranteed best prices in one of the well-known online package tour aggregators: ✈ here is a direct link to Level.Travel and here ✈ is a direct link to Travelata. These online agencies aggregate absolutely all tours of all Russian tour operators, which allows tourists to conveniently compare them and choose the best tour packages. The selected tour can be booked immediately, receive instant confirmation and pay online through a secure banking gateway and receive documents. Or you can just look at and compare the current prices for tours from all tour operators at once.
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