FAQ About Albait-Hajj 2023 - FAQ
If expats join from overseas, once you book a package, the system will allow you to request the removal of a flight as you will be flying from another city.
They will ask you to provide evidence that you reside abroad. The acceptance to remove flights will be subject to the approval of the package supplier.
This year the quota for the UK is based on 1 person for every 1000 Muslims in the country. This has been calculated as 3600 visas total.
You are always moved from one hotel to another providing residence away from Haram during the top days of Hajj and then bringing you close to Haram Once Hajj days are over.
In Non-Shifting Packages pilgrims are always keep at a single location in Makkah and Madinah close to Haram.
You will neeed
- 2 COVID vaccines, PCR tests are NOT accepted
- Meningitis ACWY
- Your GP can do this
- Or a local pharmacy can as well (Tesco pharmacy are good as they stamp and provide you a certificate)
- Your vaccinations must be had at least 10 days before travelling
- Do please do this in advance as some places need to order in vaccines
All packages will be released on the Nusuk platform. No prices or indication of prices, or price comparison will be discussed before it is launched on Nusuk.
Please perform dua that you will be one of the chosen people to enter Allah (SWT) house, and if you aren't this year, remember no matter what, if you did anything different, this would not make a difference to Allah's (SWT) choice, so take solace in knowing whatever happens, it means it is meant to be.
Firstly all tents are exactly the same in their offerings, the term VIP is used only to denote the benefit in location being closer to the Jamarat.
Being in the European camp means you will be closer when going back to Makkah as coaches will be there to pick you up when taking you back.
All transactions will be in Saudi Riyals (SAR), however you can see prices in GBP
These figures may likely change, but payments will be done in instalments
- Initial deposit 10~20%
- 20% around Eid
- 30% around mid Shawwal
- 40% a month after travelling
This year Duyuf al Bait is one of a handful of companies in Saudi who are authorised to sell Hajj packages through the Nusuk platform. The agencies we had here once upon a time do not handle payment of the trip, they are now called guides.
Every guide will have an associated code which will be against each package, which informs you who will be a guide for the package you wish to select.
The guides and their respective codes are as follows
- Al Hidaya Travel - HT
- Hajj with Abu Eesa - AE
- Dome Tours - DT
- Arif Hajj - AR
- Flight Express - FE
- Labbaik - LT
- Hasan Travel & Tours - HS
- Hijaz Travel - HJ