4 Tips For Hajj And Umrah Packages
1. Selecting a well trusted Hajj & Umrah Package Travel Agent (Tour Operator)
The planning of this holy journey (pilgrimage) should start with the choosing of a well-trusted Hajj and Umrah Packages Travel Agent (Tour Operator) who has been in this business of pilgrimage tourism for a long time and holds a good reputation in it. There are many ways to find out whether the Travel Agency you’re choosing is worth your time or not, you can check the company’s reputation online on Google by typing its name into the search bar and reading some reviews of the existing customers of the company, and how as their experience on this trip, etc. OR you can contact the company by selecting the call now button and see what package they have to offer you. Here is an example of a travel agent for Hajj and Umrah journey (how you can see reviews of it). You can make a list of the companies you have contacted and compare their packages and select what is suitable for your budget and services. While selecting companies you should also consider any family and friends reference who has already been on this holy journey with a Travel Agent before this will help you in narrowing your broad list of options.
2. Set a budget for the holy journey of Umrah/Hajj
After you have chosen the travel agency which suits you the best, the next step is to set a budget so that you can select a pocket-friendly package for your holy journey. Every travel agency or tour operator will have many options and packages starting from Economy, Semi Deluxe, Deluxe, Super Deluxe, or a VIP package all of this depends on how much are you willing to pay for the type of services you want. Different packages will have different facilities and high-class Umrah packages and Hajj packages will have their own perks! Choose the best suiting to your budget and ask for the package itinerary.
3. Package Itinerary
Studying the package itinerary is the most important part for the “Haji” / “Hajiani” as this is the time when the salesperson of the travel agent or the travel company who is organizing the tours will be in one to one serious conversation with you hence you should ask all the possible doubts in your mind related to the journey’s package itinerary. They also might have brochures displaying different types of packages they have.
Here are some of the few examples of the questions you might have :
↦ Which Airlines will I get with this Umrah or Hajj Package?
↦ What will be the duration of my journey?
↦ How many nights will I stay in the holy city of Makkah?
↦ How many nights will I stay in the holy city of Madina?
↦ Which hotel will I be getting in this package?
↦ What will be the hotel quality (2 stars, 3 stars, 4 stars, 5 stars)
↦ What will be the distance of the hotel from the Haram Shareef in both the holy cities of Makkah & Madina?
And you can clear your doubts with the travel agent you have chosen.
NOTE: THE PACKAGE IS MAINLY BASED ON WHAT TYPE OF HOTEL AND AIRLINE ARE YOU CHOOSING YOU MIGHT NOT GET TO STAY IN HILTON MAKKAH AND MILLENIUM MADINA WHILE YOU MIGHT CHOOSE THE ECONOMY OR A 3-STAR PACKAGE.
4. Do Bismillah And Book Your Seat
As soon as you have understood the whole package itinerary and had a one-to-one conversation with the salesperson this is the time to close the deal and do Bismillah. Prepare yourself for the holy journey read books and take suggestions from those who have been there before already. Make a note of things and make a timetable of how many tawafs you will do in Makkah and how many prayers you pray in the Masjid Al Nabawi. Then after doing Bismillah pray to Allah that you have a safe and a life-changing journey and when you come back from this holy Journey of Hajj or Umrah you will be a changed person who will be devoted to Allah. May Allah give all of us an opportunity to perform Hajj & Umrah along with our families. Bakhla Tours & Travels provides the best packages hajj packages.