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Old 27th September 2009, 10:47 AM
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Does anyone know if we can bring all our possessions to Egypt. i.e. TV, computer, washing machine, as well as the usual furniture and clothes.
Are there any restrictions / taxes ???

I know bring a car in is difficult - aren't there some laws about 200% import tax or only being able to drive the car for 6 months.

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Hi Aqua, I don't think you will have any problems but you will pay a huge anount of tax and duty. We are moving out in December and have managed to get most electrical items over as excess baggage. The cost of TV, washing machine etc over there is roughly the same as over here.



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Does anyone know if we can bring all our possessions to Egypt. i.e. TV, computer, washing machine, as well as the usual furniture and clothes.
Are there any restrictions / taxes ???

I know bring a car in is difficult - aren't there some laws about 200% import tax or only being able to drive the car for 6 months.

Any advice most welcome

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Hi Aqua, I don't think you will have any problems but you will pay a huge anount of tax and duty. We are moving out in December and have managed to get most electrical items over as excess baggage. The cost of TV, washing machine etc over there is roughly the same as over here.
Do you pay tax if it is in excess baggage ??
Do you know how much the tax and duty is ??

are the normal brands of TV (Samsung/LG/Sony/Panasonic) and Washing machine (AEG/Beko/Bosch) etc available in Egypt

Are there any website showing prices?

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You don't pay any tax on excess luggage

You can't find out the exact amount of tax/duty as it depends on how they feel on the day...we have friends who recently shipped their entire house and tax cost them 2,700

You can get all the leading brands, we have just bought a 32" Sony Bravia flat screen for 382

There are web sites for Abu Ashara Family Market and Senzo but if you put in google furniture shop electrical shops etc it will usually pick some up

Hope this helps any more info please feel free to ask as I had to ask all the same questions myself


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Do you pay tax if it is in excess baggage ??
Do you know how much the tax and duty is ??

are the normal brands of TV (Samsung/LG/Sony/Panasonic) and Washing machine (AEG/Beko/Bosch) etc available in Egypt

Are there any website showing prices?

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mmm its not easy to find sites like Currys, or dixons in egypt

can you buy stuff on-line and have it delivered like in the uk ???

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I suppose if you can read Arabic lol but when you go shopping delivery is usually included, they tend to want to deliver while you are still standing in the shop!!!!!

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Now will I fit my 42" plasma in my suitcase . . . . . probably not

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Cheaper to buy one there, cheaper than buying a 42" suitcase lol

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you can buy everything in Egypt. There are no online sites for shopping. But as said delivery is free of charge. We bought a TV from Dubai and paid taxes in Egypt and ended up to much more expensive than buying it from the agent in Egypt.
All brands are available. Just use the yellowpages to locate the shops.

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egypt have many mall centers to like city stars in nasr city have all brands in the world we can go tour in city stars , u will feel u r in uk

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