Global Founder’s Retreat Egypt 2024 FAQs and Essential Information

As we prepare to embark on the unforgettable journey of the Global Founder’s Retreat Egypt 2024, we understand that you might have questions and concerns. In this blog post, we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of frequently asked questions and important information to ensure your retreat experience is seamless, enjoyable, and enriching.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Do I need to be an Élanoura Collective Member to join the retreat?

Yes, joining the Élanoura Collective is the first step. It’s free to join and ensures that every retreat is filled with like-minded individuals who share the same values and goals. Once you’re approved, you’ll receive an invitation to sign up for the retreat.

2. Is the retreat exclusively for women founders?

Absolutely! The retreat is open to women founders, solopreneurs, side hustlers, and even those aspiring to become founders. This diversity adds to the richness of our community.

3. Which airport should I fly in and out of?

You should book flights in and out of Cairo International Airport (CAI). We recommend arriving by 11am on the first day to settle in and take part in the welcome activities.

4. What should my departure flight time be on the last day?

On the final day of the retreat, you’re free to depart at your convenience after breakfast. The airport is approximately 10 minutes away from our last hotel, so you can plan your departure accordingly.

5. Are airport transfers included?

Yes, airport transfers on both arrival and departure days (March 7th and 14th) are included in the program and cost. For those arriving earlier or departing later, private transfers can be arranged at an additional cost.

6. How much luggage can I bring?

The luggage allowance for internal flights is 23kg (approximately 50 pounds) along with a carry-on bag weighing up to 7kg (approximately 15 pounds).

7. Do I need a visa for Egypt?

Most visitors, including those from the USA, UK, Australia, Canada, and the EU, require a visa to enter Egypt. Single-entry visas cost USD 25 and are valid for 30 days from the date of issue. Passports should be valid for at least six months after your arrival date.

8. What are the Covid-19 requirements for visiting Egypt?

As of August 2024, passengers traveling to Egypt are not required to take a COVID-19 test to fly to the country. Egypt’s COVID-19 entry restrictions were lifted on June 17, 2022. However, it’s recommended to have proof of COVID-19 vaccination and travel insurance for the duration of your trip.

9. Will the itinerary change?

While it’s rare, the itinerary, activities, and hotels are subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control. In such cases, we’ll inform you as soon as possible and make every effort to ensure a smooth experience.

10. What’s not included in the retreat package?

International airfare in and out of Cairo, alcoholic beverages, and a couple of dinners we’ll have in town for exploration are not included in the retreat package.


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Important Information

  • COVID-19 Safety: Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test result within 72 hours of your adventure’s start is required. You must also provide evidence of travel insurance covering the duration of your trip from March 7th to 14th, 2024.
  • Visa Requirements: Most participants will need a visa to enter Egypt. Visas can be obtained on arrival or through the official Egypt e-visa portal. Ensure your passport is valid for at least six months after your arrival date.
  • COVID-19 Impact: While most tourist sites will remain open, some shops and restaurants may be closed due to the celebration of Ramadan, which starts on March 10, 2024.
  • Cancellation Policy: We understand that plans can change. Be sure to read our Cancellation Policy to understand the terms and conditions.

If you have any further questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to reach out to us at elevate@ Your comfort and peace of mind are our priorities.

As the excitement builds, we’re thrilled to embark on this transformative journey with you. The Global Founder’s Retreat Egypt 2024 promises not just a retreat, but a life-enriching experience that blends business, culture, and impact in the heart of Egypt. Let’s elevate women globally together!

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