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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Cairo?
If your trip to Cairo is all sorted out but your itinerary is looking a bit empty, let us give you a helping hand.If you’re looking for a reason to explore beyond the city center, Fort Defiance is it. Need another one? Ballard Wildlife Management Area is also worth the short commute out.
What are the best road trip destinations near Cairo?
The joy of having your own car is that you can travel anywhere, anytime. Make full use of your freedom by exploring all there is to do in Cape Girardeau. It’s just 30 miles away. Isle Casino Cape Girardeau should be toward the top of your list here. Lazy L Safari Park and Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center are excellent attractions too. Locals will also likely point you in the direction of Metropolis, 30 miles away. If you can only see one thing here, make sure it’s Harrah’s Metropolis. (But we’d also recommend Superman Statue and Fort Massac State Park.)
What kind of rental car should I get for Cairo?
Whatever your motoring requirements in Cairo, will get you from point A to B comfortably and efficiently. If you’re in the city for business reasons, a premium car may suit you down to the ground. These sorts of vehicles boast top-end finishes, sleek interiors, and a host of contemporary features. Traveling on a tight budget and interested in saving a few dollars? A compact car or a mini will suit your needs. These smaller rides are cheaper to run and good for zipping around traffic and busy streets. If you’ve got the young ones (and plenty of luggage) in tow, a full-size car will give you all the space and room you need.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Cairo?
For some people, owning a high-end vehicle may be somewhat out of reach. But renting your dream car is far more achievable than you might think! Imagine the thrill of cruising into town in a snazzy convertible, even if it’s only for a few days. Or perhaps all you want is a cheap ride to get you quickly and safely from point A to point B. Affordable or flashy? Either way, there’s a rental car to suit your style in Cairo.
What side of the road do they drive on in Cairo?
You’ll be driving on the right-hand side of the road in Cairo. Even though the conditions may be similar to home, it’s always smart to drive a little more cautiously in a new destination.
Is it difficult to park in Cairo?
It’s relatively easy to find somewhere to park in Cairo, although you might find it difficult to score a spot in the busiest areas. Booking a hotel that provides guests with parking is always a smart idea.
Does Cairo have peak-hour traffic?
As the population of Cairo is around 2,500, you shouldn’t encounter too much trouble with traffic. However, major roads generally get busy before and after work hours, so you may want to avoid driving then.
Are there speed limits in Cairo?
There sure are. In Cairo, speed limits range from 10mph to 70mph. Most built-up areas have a maximum speed limit of 35mph unless marked otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Alexander County?
Normally your car rental company will bill the amount stated on the fine to your credit card, including local taxes and surcharges. Or they may share your contact details with local authorities, who’ll then issue a fine directly to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Cairo?
If you have hands-free or Bluetooth functions enabled, you can use your cell phone while cruising around Cairo. Just make sure you keep your eyes on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Cairo?
In Cairo, it is illegal to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) in excess of 0.08%. If you’re in the mood for a few drinks with lunch or dinner, it’s a good idea to leave the rental car behind.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Cairo?
Yes, you are allowed to turn on a red light in Cairo. But before doing so, you must bring the car to a total stop. Move on only when your way is clear.
Are seat belts compulsory in Alexander County?
Yes. However, there are some exceptions for vehicles operated by public transportation networks.

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