Pounds GBP to Egyptian pounds EGP exchange rate

  • Buy your Egyptian pounds online at Post Office 

  • Check the exchange rate to lock in the best GBP to EGP exchange rates

  • Order between £400 and £2,500 - and get better rates the more you buy

Buy travel money

GBP The minimum spend is £400

Buy more for a better online rate

Min £400.00, max £2,500.00

Egyptian pound is currently unavailable to order. We apologise for any inconvenience this causes.

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You’ve got sun, sea and sand. But have you got your travel money?

Heading to the cradle of civilisation? Make sure you’ve got the travel money you need. The Egyptian pound is one of over 60 other currencies available to buy from Post Office – whether you order online or in one of thousands of participating branches.

Order your EGP online for our best rates and either pick them up in any branch or choose delivery to your home.

If your holiday’s cancelled, we also offer a refund guarantee for every Egyptian pound you bought. And should you come back with unspent banknotes, we’ll buy them back from you commission-free.

Buy your Egyptian pounds with us – the more you buy, the better the rate.

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Get your Egyptian pounds from Post Office

  • Voted ‘Best Foreign Exchange/Travel Money Retailer’ at the British Travel Awards 2020
  • 0% commission on over 60 currencies and great rates when you buy online or in branch
  • Order travel money online or in thousands of participating branches up to five days in advance
  • Find our best rates online, and buying more improves the rate further
  • Order by 3pm and pick currency up in any branch or we’ll deliver the next working day*
  • Orders over £500 get free delivery. Orders of £400 - £499 can be delivered next working day for £4.99
  • We even deliver on Saturdays for a small, £1.50 charge
  • If your holiday’s cancelled, we’ll refund your travel money purchase
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*We’ll send your currency via Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1pm.

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Click & Collect at branch

Get hold of your holiday money quickly. Pick it up from the dedicated Travel Money counter at your nearest Post Office. 

Click & Deliver service

Want your cash delivered tomorrow? Order by 3pm today for delivery to your home. 

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Handy apps for the smart traveller

Track your holiday spending, convert Egyptian prices into pounds, buy travel insurance and more with our free Post Office Travel and currency converter apps for iOS and Android.

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How far could your Egyptian pounds go?  

Thousands of years of diverse culture and history centred on the River Nile mingle in the year-round heat of Egypt. And whether you’re navigating the bustling streets of Cairo or soaking up the sun in Sharm El-Sheikh, you’ll need some Egyptian pounds at the ready to make your holiday purchases. But how far will they go?

A trip to Egypt is still relatively cheap, with good exchange rates on the Egyptian pound meaning your British sterling can go far.

Budget travellers
For backpackers or those travelling on a budget it’s possible to get a flavour of Egypt from around £15 to £30 a day, staying in budget accommodation and sampling local street food such as Egyptian staples fava beans and falafel. Travel around the country is cheap, with trains between Cairo and Luxor costing as little as £3 to £4 for the ten-hour journey.

Mid-range travellers
Staying in a basic hotel room with a private bathroom and fan and eating in local restaurants will cost between £15 and £20 a day, allowing for a bit of sightseeing and the odd daily treat. Travelling the country by air is affordable with domestic flights on EgyptAir starting at around £20. If you're heading to the beach book well in advance to get the best package deal or try a self-catering or bed-and-breakfast package.

Luxury travellers
The main expense in Egypt is the entry into tourist sites. A complete visit to the Giza pyramids will set you back more than £30 in admission charges. Sharm el-Sheik is more westernised than other tourist destinations and many hotels and resorts will operate closer to western prices. The safest and most comfortable way to travel is by private taxi, but naturally this is also the most expensive way to get around.

Prices are approximate and subject to change.

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Some common questions

More questions about travel money

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