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Jeddah Airport - General Information

We will mention here procedures for those pilgrims that will be arriving by air into Jeddah. Many pilgrims arrive by ship or some pilgrims go directly to Madinah. The procedures for them are...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Key Hajj Information

The pillars (Arkan) of Hajj are the rites that are compulsory for the validity and completion of the Hajj. Ihraam (with niyah). Wuqoof-bil-Arafat (Standing at Arafat). Tawaaf-al-Ifadah...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Makkah - General Information

Background to Makkah "Verily, the first House (of worship) appointed for mankind was that at Bakkah (Makkah), full of blessing, and a guidance for Al-Alamin (the mankind and the jinn). In it are...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Umrah - Key Information

What is Umrah? In Arabic the word Umrah is derived from al-i'timar which means a visit. Here it means paying a visit to the Ka'bah, performing Tawaaf around it, walking between Safaa and marwah...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Money Information

Currency Exchange Info The Saudi Arabian monetary unit is the riyal, which is divided into 100 halalahs. Notes are in 1,5,10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 riyal denominations. The coins are in 5, 10...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Madinah - General Information

Narrated Anas (may Allah be pleased with him): The Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) said: "Al-Madinah is a sanctuary from that place to that. Its trees should not be cut and no heresy should be...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Travel Bookings

Make your bookings with a reputable travel agent. This is another point we cannot stress enough. Get references from the agent and call or visit pilgrims that used the agent previously. Avoid...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Umrah Visas now open

There has been much discussion and confusion regarding the new Umrah Visa fee structure which were recently announced by Saudia Arabia. With the Umrah season now officially beginning, the Saudi...

June 01, 2017 Ali Sajaad

Why is Hajj getting so expensive-Part 2

This is part 2 of my article discussing the cost of Hajj and specifically why it is getting so expensive. If you haven't yet read Part 1, then please take a few moments and read it here. My...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids