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Sharm el-Sheikh
« on: July 07, 2015, 11:47:04 AM »
Anyone ever been here? Safe for the American traveler? Supposedly the scuba diving is amazing + hotels are cheap & nice.. Didn't see a thread for this.. Maybe for good reason  ;) ;D

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Re: Sharm el-Sheikh
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2015, 11:54:19 AM »
Prob bad idea these days considering ISIS running around in the Sinai

If you go and end up on one of those videos, make sure to give a shoutout to DDF

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Re: Sharm el-Sheikh
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2015, 12:59:19 PM »
Prob bad idea these days considering ISIS running around in the Sinai

If you go and end up on one of those videos, make sure to give a shoutout to DDF
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Re: Sharm el-Sheikh
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2015, 01:01:07 PM »
Anyone ever been here? Safe for the American traveler? Supposedly the scuba diving is amazing + hotels are cheap & nice.. Didn't see a thread for this.. Maybe for good reason  ;) ;D

Bunch of my friends were there but that was a few years ago. Said it was amazing.

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Re: Sharm el-Sheikh
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2015, 01:01:39 PM »
Ive been there a few years back. stayed here. its 3k points. stunning pools and water front. They have free snorkeling at the hotel and you can book a trip through them for scuba diving, which is amazing. make sure you bring your own food  :P

http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=1202&language=en_US

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Re: Sharm el-Sheikh
« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2015, 01:15:25 PM »
Prob bad idea these days considering ISIS running around in the Sinai

If you go and end up on one of those videos, make sure to give a shoutout to DDF
+1000  beautiful place. but so are many other places controlled by isis
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Re: Sharm el-Sheikh
« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2015, 01:24:26 PM »
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http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=48851.0

I traveled from Eilat down, but now that can be dangerous. (prob was then too  :o  )
Sharm itself was safe, and the scuba diving is fantastic. I stayed in the Sheraton, and wasnt treated well. (Was given major problems about being booked on someone else's spg account.) We moved from there to the dirt cheap Aida hotel, which was awesome chill, in a ghetto sort of way. Not at all fancy, but suprisingly three star quality for just $28 a night! If you want luxury though I would reccomend finding an All-inclusive deal...
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Re: Sharm el-Sheikh
« Reply #7 on: July 07, 2015, 01:28:00 PM »
not going so fast... if @hershelsdeals comes along than maybe  ;)
might have to raid his costume closet

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Re: Sharm el-Sheikh
« Reply #8 on: July 07, 2015, 01:34:13 PM »
not going so fast... if @hershelsdeals comes along than maybe  ;)
might have to raid his costume closet
lol  ever since he posted the youtube clip of bora bora i checked his youtube channel(#stalker ;D)  scary stuff!!
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Re: Sharm el-Sheikh
« Reply #9 on: July 07, 2015, 01:35:45 PM »
not going so fast... if @hershelsdeals comes along than maybe  ;)
might have to raid his costume closet
I've been there a couple of years ago, I'd go there today.

I'm not necessarily advising anyone to go there, but from what I'm reading on google, Sharm should be safe from the Sinai chaos, given that it's secured by the Gov., Most of the sinai wasn't.

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Re: Sharm el-Sheikh
« Reply #10 on: July 07, 2015, 01:37:14 PM »
I've been there a couple of years ago, I'd go there today.

I'm not necessarily advising anyone to go there, but from what I'm reading on google, Sharm should be safe from the Sinai chaos, given that it's secured by the Gov., Most of the sinai wasn't.

+1000

They are keeping tourist places safely guarded, they cant risk anything happening. Yet if there is a rocket attack nothing can protect that.

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Re: Sharm el-Sheikh
« Reply #11 on: July 07, 2015, 01:39:36 PM »
+1000

They are keeping tourist places safely guarded, they cant risk anything happening. Yet if there is a rocket attack nothing can protect that.
Sharm and Eilat are both equally at risk of Rockets.

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Re: Sharm el-Sheikh
« Reply #12 on: July 07, 2015, 01:40:44 PM »
lol  ever since he posted the youtube clip of bora bora i checked his youtube channel(#stalker ;D)  scary stuff!!
Link?

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Re: Sharm el-Sheikh
« Reply #13 on: July 07, 2015, 01:46:03 PM »
Link?
i gotta find it.  ask him. he just posted right before your post.
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Re: Sharm el-Sheikh
« Reply #14 on: July 07, 2015, 02:09:19 PM »
Prob bad idea these days considering ISIS running around in the Sinai

If you go and end up on one of those videos, make sure to give a shoutout to DDF

I can't stop laughing... maybe my morbid sense of humor... all in all, I Did like this line too http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=2321.msg1079994#msg1079994

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Re: Sharm el-Sheikh
« Reply #15 on: July 07, 2015, 11:09:10 PM »
Even if Sharm is safe (relatively speaking) getting there wouldn't be. When I was in Israel we went to Cairo through the Sinai. Now I wouldn't even consider it.

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Re: Sharm el-Sheikh
« Reply #16 on: July 07, 2015, 11:32:04 PM »
Even if Sharm is safe (relatively speaking) getting there wouldn't be. When I was in Israel we went to Cairo through the Sinai. Now I wouldn't even consider it.
Sharm has an international airport just btw

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Re: Sharm el-Sheikh
« Reply #17 on: July 08, 2015, 12:05:36 AM »
Sharm has an international airport just btw


People want to travel from Israel on the cheap, not fly there

A safer option for nice hotels in that region is the Dead Sea region of Jordan. Much nicer hotels than the Israeli side and pretty cheap as well

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Re: Sharm el-Sheikh
« Reply #18 on: July 08, 2015, 07:23:19 AM »
add my vote:  dont do it  (and if u do, only by flying in)   we'd hate to find an article about how nice a person u were...

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Re: Sharm el-Sheikh
« Reply #19 on: July 08, 2015, 07:54:11 AM »
I have done it and would do it again by car. Its beautiful there