9 Tips on How to Deal With Aggressive Touts When Visiting Egypt

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    The country of Egypt has some of the most valuable treasures in the world — the pyramids, the Sphinx, the tombs of Tutankhamun and Nefertiti to name a few — but aggressive touts can easily ruin what can otherwise be an enjoyable and educational experience. A tout is a person who solicits business or employment in a persistent and annoying manner — and in the case of those in Egypt, they will pester you until you finally relent; and then expect compensation for their typically minimal service which was unwanted in the first place. Especially due to the decrease in tourism and the economy reeling from political unrest in recent years, touts will do whatever they can to extract money from you — including... The post 9 Tips on How to Deal With Aggressive Touts When Visiting Egypt appeared first on The Gate.

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