Egypt tipped to be family holiday hotspot in 2009

21st Jan 2009

First Choice has tipped Egypt as being amongst the top popular family holiday destinations this year.According to recent figures from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and ABTA, British tourists to Egypt have risen 38% in the last year.

With the pounds slow decline against the euro holiday makers are looking to make the most of their money by choosing destinations outside of the euro zone.
Egypt’s relatively short flight with all year round long haul weather makes it an attractive destination alone, then add the fact that you can get great value for the pound and it all becomes astoundingly clear.

A nation steeped in history and culture the sphinx and the pyramid at Giza are one of the Seven Wonders of the World and a must see before you die essential.
Perhaps choose a cruise down the magical river Nile to the south of Eygpt to Luxor or Aswan. Nile cruiser truly provide one of the most memorable holiday you can imagine.

The Sinai peninsula offers one of the world’s most famous diving sites in an up and coming area that caters for all your tourist needs from the family holiday to the old school diving fraternity and young clubbers looking to blow of steam.

Hurghada in Sinai was the recent wedding location for Spice Girls Mel B who chose the accessible paradise destination to marry her fianc? Stephen Belafonte with her family in tow.

Egyptian holidays offer a wide range of high standard accommodation including all-inclusive board making budgeting spending money easier.


First Choice flies daily to Egypt this summer and offers great deals to seven Red Sea resorts year round.


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