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El Dabaa (Egypt) – Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) route of flynas airline has been opened.

Flights will start from 3 July, 2 times a week. Tickets cost from $160 roundtrip. 

Currency exchange rate SAR to EGP

Updated 21.07.2024


Saudi Arabia: country’s borders status

Borders are open with restrictions.

Entry conditions for citizens and tourists

Holders of a Hajj visa must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated.

This rule does not apply to children under 12.

Vaccines accepted are:
AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covaxin, Covovax, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm (BIBP), Sinovac and Sputnik V.
More details can be found here.

Holders of a visit visa must have medical insurance to cover COVID-19 expenses.

Passengers who in the past 14 days have been in Iran are not allowed to enter.

National holidays in Saudi Arabia in 2024

Public holidays and festivals in Saudi Arabia in 2024. Non-working days:

  • Thursday, 22 February: Foundation Day (يوم التأسيس);
  • Tuesday to Friday, April 9 to April 12: Eid al-Fitr (عطلة عيد الفطر);
  • Saturday to Tuesday, June 15 to June 18: Eid al-Adha (عطلة عيد الأضحى);
  • Monday, 23 September: National Day (اليوم الوطني).

Egypt: country’s borders status

Borders are open. Currently there are no imposed COVID-related restrictions.

National holidays in Egypt in 2024

Public holidays and festivals in Egypt in 2024. Non-working days:

  • January 7, Sunday: Coptic Christmas (عيد الميلاد القبطية);
  • January 25, Thursday: Day of the Revolution of 25-th January (يوم الثورة 25 يناير);
  • April 10, Wednesday: Eid al Adha (عيد الأضحى);
  • April 11, Thursday: Eid al Adha (عيد الأضحى);
  • April 25, Thursday: The day of the SININA (يوم سينينا);
  • May 1, Wednesday: Labor Day (عيد العمال);
  • May 5, Sunday: Coptic Easter (قبعة عيد الفصح);
  • May 6, Monday: Sham Ennesim (شم النسيم);
  • June 15, Saturday: Day Arafat (يوم عرفات);
  • June 16, Sunday: Kurban-Bayram (كوربان بايرام);
  • June 17, Monday: Kurban-Bayram (كوربان بايرام);
  • June 30, Sunday: Revolution Day June 30 (يوم الثورة 30 يونيو);
  • July 7, Sunday: Islamic New Year (رأس السنة الهجرية);
  • July 23, Tuesday: Day of Revolution (يوم الثورة);
  • September 15, Sunday: Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad (عيد ميلاد النبي محمد);
  • October 6, Sunday: Day of the Armed Forces (يوم القوات المسلحة).


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