Umrah is an Islamic journey to Mecca. We also call it the “Lesser Pilgrimage”. It is not mandatory but a journey brimmed with countless Divine blessings. It is the supreme dream of every Muslim across the globe to soothe his eye with the magnetic magic of the Holy Kaaba. The best thing about Umrah is that you can perform whenever you want in a year. There is no fixed time period for this religious ritual However, it is emphatically suggested to consult with a reliable and sensible travel agent to ensure a safe and sound Umrah stay. In this capitalist world, a plethora of travel companies is serving their customers around the world with their various friendly Hajj/ Umrah packages. During my search of those companies, I chose to have my Umrah with Muslims Holy Travels
Every Muslim wants to form an ever-lastingly memorable spiritual experience of his/her Umrah or Hajj journey. Because life is too short to have many visits to this Divinely House of Allah. So we must meticulously think about each and everything before embarking on our sacred voyage. Therefore, thanks to Allah Almighty that I truly immersed myself in the spiritual atmosphere of the Grand Holy Kaaba, I circumambulated the Kaaba, kissed the Black Aswad Stone and blessed my eyes with the Ziarah of revered Holy places which I used to read in my Islamic books.
We know that the Umrah voyage is undertaken by our own will according to our convenience. A person can have his Umrah on his own if he is physically and mentally strong and sound. However, Allah also creates sources for his chosen ones who even intend to set out exclusively for his path. And indeed the reliable and amiable travel agents are a huge blessing of Allah Almighty. These agents not only provide you with many customer-friendly packages but also manage many crucial tasks in Mecca and Medina. These agents have an authentic inkling of rituals involved in Hajj or Umrah and are ready to guide you in all best possible ways.
I came across the reports of the Council of British Hajis United Kingdom (CBHUK) presented in 2017. those reports indicated the presence of dodgy haj/ Umrah travel agents. These travel agents were involved in the sales of non-existent Haj or Umrah packages and low-standard accommodation services and other infringements. However, these cases were less in number.
This is not a particular one country issue but a universal one. There are many illegitimate organizations and agencies that are unhesitant in looting innocent Muslim victims in the name of Haj or Umrah. South Asian and African countries are brimmed with such Haj or Umrah scams
The major Haj and Umrah associations pay great heed in the solemn religious matters of Haj and Umrah. In this regard, the SEO and the founder of (CBHUK) talked about the inevitable need of educating the travelers and pilgrims alike to choose authorized, reliable and legal travel agencies to avoid any loss of exorbitant money.
The UK Govt has emphasized the dire need of association with the Travel companies with the ATOL scheme. The travel company you choose must have an original registration card of ATOL which is named as Air Travel Organizer’s Licence
If you are a UK resident and intend to travel anywhere from US land, it’s a must to have an Inkling about the mandatory travel rules and regulations. In order to get a satisfactory detailed content about ATOL, simply google it and learn as much as you can. However, there are some crucial facts about this license scheme. ATOL is a UK financial protection scheme which supervises many travel packages offered by the U.K based travel agencies. It was first introduced in 1973 in the UK with the rise of tourism and overseas holidays. It was initiated due to the problems faced by the U.K holidaymakers abroad when the travel providers fell into difficulties.
This protecting license provides financial protection to UK holidaymakers abroad if the travel company is bankrupt. This license also enables the travel company owners to run their travel business successfully.
Saudi Govt accepts the visas only from the authorized local companies. The agents of these travel companies must have and abide by the complete rules and regulations of the Saudi Laws. The companies must be licensed from the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah. The travel agents you consult must provide you with all the information regarding Islamic literature.
Ask your friends and family members about the travel company you are interested in. But don’t rely on their confirmation alone. For a safe and sound spiritual trip, it is also advised to read the overall public reviews about your concerned travel company. The positive public reviews along with friend’s confirmation would surely help you in evaluating your choice of travel Incorporation.
It is highly recommended to you to get everything in written and keep your written records safe to avoid any misunderstanding
I had a wonderful experience of Umrah with Muslims Holy Travels. It is a UK based travel company that is extremely amiable and Muslim friendly. It provides the masses with a variety of Umrah and Hajj packages with luxury accommodations. Moreover, the best thing about this organization is comfortable transportation for Ziarat. Along with their cheap Umrah packages, the humility and modesty of the travel agents were really noteworthy. They have considerable knowledge of each and every theological matter related to Hajj or Umrah. The local guide was also very cooperative who had been with us throughout our Umrah journey. He was a great Mutawwaf ( Story-teller) who took us to all famous Ziyarah in Mecca and Medina
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