Al.Khair can make your Umrah trip hassle-free. Following are some frequently asked questions from the tourists who intend to perform their Umrah with us.
It is up to the individual if they want to travel alone or with a group – however, you must make arrangements for a visa and accommodation through an authentic agent.
Yes, by paying extra, you can avail this service through Saudi Arabian Airlines to different destinations like Africa, the Middle East, the Far East, and several countries in Asia. A few other airlines, such as Emirates, Etihad, Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways, Gulf Air, Egypt Air, and Royal Jordanian, also offer onward trips and stopovers. Still, if you plan a trip before Umrah, you need to enter the Kingdom within one month from the visa issue date.
Go to the Saudi eVisa Portal at https://visa.visitsaudi.com/
Yes. It is required for Umrah. It is included in the Umrah and Hajj requirements.
The PDF version of the documents that you require for Umrah is available on our website; kindly download it.
If the couple has a baby with them, it is best to request a bassinet beforehand. You can contact us for it, but we can only request the airline; the seat will be provided as per availability.
Before Umrah, besides carrying a few over-the-counter medications like painkillers and antiallergics, sick people must be careful. Anyone with chronic diseases should visit their medical team prior to planning their trip, get fully examined, and carry their medical reports of their current health status. Also, they should get the essential vaccinations, if need be, much ahead of time. They need to carry enough supplies of their medications with proper storage so that the medications are not exposed to excessive heat and direct sunlight.
From the 1st of Muharram until about the middle of Zulkaedah is the best time.
For visa authorization, visa processing, and the necessary accommodation, flight reservations, and confirmations, minimum of 21 days are required.
There are no restrictions on the number of times that you can apply for an umrah visa according to the new system, but you have to adhere to the criteria for an umrah visa.
According to the Saudi government and Shariah too, a woman must travel with a lawful mahram (close male relative), i.e., father, son, brother, grandson, maternal or paternal uncle, grandfather, nephew, father-in-law, and son-in-law.
Yes, you can opt for a guide during Umrah.
The Saudi Arabian Public Transport Company (SAPTCO) offers an hourly paid service of air-conditioned coaches between Makkah and Madina. It is available throughout the day. The other alternative can be a cab that you can hire. For convenience, the coach stations are within walking distance from Haram.