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Leading family holiday company First Choice, is tipping Egypt to be a popular destination for family holidays this year, as thousands of holiday-makers flock to the North African country to take advantage of what it has to offer.

According to the recent Foreign and Commonwealth Office and ABTA report British visitor numbers to Egypt has risen 38% in the last year* and it’s not hard to see why. As the pound suffers against the Euro, families are looking to countries out-side the euro-zone for their holidays and not only that Egypt also offers a wide range of high standard accommodation offering all-inclusive board making it easier to budget spending money.

Combining history, culture and year-round sun, holidays in Egypt have always been popular, but this year, the country is proving to be exceptionally good value for money with all-inclusive resorts and a favourable exchange rate.

There’s so much to do and see with snorkelling in the Red Sea to visiting the Pyramids of Giza in Luxor and if you are planning to get married abroad but want somewhere with a flight time of less than six hours follow in the foot steps of Spice Girl Mel B who wed Stephen Belafonte in Hurghada last November in a four-day family extravaganza.

First Choice flies daily to Egypt this summer and offers great deals to seven Red Sea resorts year round. New to First Choice for summer 2009, up-and-coming resort Marsa Alam on the Red Sea coast is proving popular as visitors discover colourful reefs and powdery white sands. Great for families the 4 Sun Dreams Beach boasts nine swimming pools and five restaurants.

A 7 night holiday staying at the 4 Sun Dreams Beach in Marsa Alam costs from just £689 per adult and £339 for first child and £489 for second child based on two adults and two children sharing departing from London Gatwick, departing on 29th July 2009. This price includes accommodation on an all-inclusive basis, flights, transfers and all taxes and charges. All holidays are subject to availability and booking terms and conditions and prices are correct at the date of issue.

For further information on Egypt holidays, visit http://www.firstchoice.co.uk/egypt, call 0871 664 9019 or visit your local First Choice shop.

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* Statistics taken from the ABTA and the Foreign Office Forecast Travel Trends for 2009 report issued on 3rd January 2009

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