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Leaving Jeddah Airport

The trip to Makkah Before you leave the terminal for Makkah or Madinah, use the toilet, and refresh your wudhu. You will not see such good toilet facilities again for a while so make the best of...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

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

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

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

Telephones and Internet

Telephones The telephone system is fully automatic and you can dial almost all long-distance calls without operator assistance. Mobile (cell) phones are now widely used. If you wish to bring...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Types of Hajj

There are three types or methods of performing Hajj. The type you choose will depend on, whether you live in Makkah (Ifrad); you wish to perform Umrah and then Hajj (Tamattu); or you wish to...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Transport

Your transport for Hajj is paid for by the one draft cheque you had to give at the airport upon arrival. You will receive a bus coupon book. It is stapled inside your passport and you don’t...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

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