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Old 31 Jul 2005
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Lybia invitation / guide

Can somebody recommend a lybian agent to sort out the invitation letter and guide for an upcoming trip from Tunesia to Egypt ? Thx. G.
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Can somebody recommend a lybian agent to sort out the invitation letter and guide for an upcoming trip from Tunesia to Egypt ? Thx. G.
Hi Gerard,

I have the same question...have you already found out something more? I send a message to Arkno, but got no reply, so I am still looking for a reliable agency. If you have a recommendation, please let me know! Thanks in advance!

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Hey Gerard
Had same problem - solved on route down through Switzerland, Libyan embassy in Bern issued Transit Visa for 20 days, no invitation required. Applied 10am had visa by 1pm same day. Maybe I got lucky??? cost was CHF200-00 , not sure if this is the official price or one sucked out of the air? (no receipt) but at the avoidance of all the hassle - worth it! There is another option, a visa sevice company in Holland. Brilliant first class service, they will tell you exactly what you need and can all be done via post. There web is www.visumdienst.nl
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Hi Andy,
Did this transit visa mean you could travel without a guide? I'm looking to enter Libya via Tunisia and onto Egypt on a bike and can't afford to hire a guide.
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No - you still need a guide if going off piste or off sealed roads, as you are heading towards Egypt and if you stick to the coastal road you dont - unless the rules have changed?
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Did this transit visa mean you could travel without a guide? I'm looking to enter Libya via Tunisia and onto Egypt on a bike and can't afford to hire a guide.
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