Sharm El-Sheikh Travel Information

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Sharm El-Sheikh Scene Sharm el-Sheikh is an Egyptian resort town between the desert of the Sinai Peninsula and the Red Sea. It's known for its sheltered sandy beaches, clear waters and coral reefs. Naama Bay, with a palm tree-lined promenade, is filled with bars and restaurants. Ras Muhammad National Park is a major diving destination, with marine life around the Shark and Yolanda reefs and the Thistlegorm wreck.

Things to do in Sharm El-Sheikh: Scuba Diving • Snorkeling • SOHO Square • Shark's Bay Beach • Mount Sinai • Quad Biking • Parasailing • Tiran Island • Glass Bottom Boat Excursion • Submarine trip • Bedouin Dinner • Day trip to Petra (Jordan)

Highly rated hotels in Sharm El-Sheikh: Rixos Sharm El Sheikh Adult Friendly • Royal Savoy Hotel and Villas • Rixos Premium Seagate • SUNRISE Diamond Beach Resort - Grand Select • Stella Di Mare Beach Hotel & Spa • Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh • Baron Resort Sharm El Sheikh • Sultan Gardens Resort • Charmillion Club Resort • Jaz Mirabel Beach • Baron Palms Resort Sharm El Sheikh • Concorde El Salam Hotel Sharm El Sheikh By Royal Tulip • Coral Sea Holiday Resort & Aqua Park • Barcelo Tiran Sharm • Movenpick Resort Sharm El Sheik Naama Bay • Renaissance Sharm El Sheikh Golden View Beach Resort • Park Regency Sharm El Sheikh Resort • Iberotel Palace • Royal Albatros Moderna • Sentido Reef Oasis Senses Resort • Jolie Ville Golf & Resort • Rehana Royal Beach Resort - Aquapark & Spa • Nubian Village Hotel • Albatros Palace Sharm • Domina Coral Bay Prestige Hotel • Le Royale Luxury Collection Resort Sharm EI Sheikh • Charmillion Sea Life Resort • Sharm Grand Plaza • Sharm Dreams Resort • Jolie Ville Royal Peninsula Hotel & Resort

Egypt's electricity is 220V 50Hz and uses plug types C & F
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Great Circle Distance between Heathrow and Sharm El Sheikh International Airport is 2,423 miles, with a flight time of approx 5.5 hrs. Sharm El-Sheikh's IATA airport code is SSH.
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Climate: March is a good time of year to visit anywhere in Egypt as it's after the colder months of January & February which can affect certain parts of the country. On the Red Sea coast, summer is very hot, while winter is a bit cool, so the best periods are spring and autumn. In Sharm el Sheikh, the best times are the months of April, and from mid-October to mid-November. It hardly ever rains in Sharm El-Sheikh.

BA Tier Points Earned

Route 1LHR‑RUH
(BA) ba
(MS) ms

Economy20 2040
WTP90 90180
Business140 140280
First210 210420

Economy Tier Points shown are based on fully flexible fares. 'Low' Economy earns 50% of the shown amount. 'Lowest' Economy fares earn 25% of shown amount.

When journey is booked in World Traveler Plus or First and those cabins don't exist on particular legs, the next cabin down will be used on those legs for points collection.

When booking with BA, tier points can be earned on the following Oneworld Oneworld Alliance ® airlines:
asAlaska Airlines, aaAmerican Airlines, baBritish Airways, cxCathay Pacific, fjFiji Airways, ayFinnair, ibIberia, jlJapan Airlines, mhMalaysia Airlines, qfQantas, qrQatar Airways, atRoyal Air Maroc, rjRoyal Jordanian, ulSriLankan Airlines

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