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Umrah Package Deals Lower the Cost of Journey to Makkah

by Safeena Rahman Travel Addict

There are some tried and tested ways of reducing the cost of packages for Umrah, which have been used by many pilgrims over the years quite effectively. Muslims who want to make their journey to the holy city of Makkah affordable can use these any of these methods to get a considerable amount of discount on their chosen package. They can then utilise the amount saved during their time spent in Makkah to buy some attractive souvenirs from any of the malls or shopping centres. They can also use the savings made upon booking their package while visiting the important Islamic sites in the holy city.

One of the best ways to get some great Umrah package deals is to register on the websites of renowned tour operators or travel companies offering packages for the Islamic religious tours. Upon registering on these websites, the prospective pilgrims would get regular alerts of some attractive deals or special offers as and when they are released by the tour operators. Such alerts are usually sent in the form of emails or text messages. While it would be quite a task to keep deleting all the unwanted promotional emails or text messages, those wanting to perform their Umrah would find an irresistible offer once in a while.

A lot of Muslims today visit the offices of travel agents or tour operators personally to get their journey to Makkah arranged for fulfilling their dream of performing Umrah. In this process, they may lose out on a wide range of packages available online, which give them the chance to have the cost of their journey reduced considerably. It is, therefore, advisable that they search online for packages that different tour operators advertise on the search engines. Booking a package online using their desktops or smartphones can get them their desired package at a cost that may be lesser than the one quoted by their travel agent.

Comparisons made online between packages offered by various tour operators or travel companies can also be an effective way for the prospective pilgrims to reduce the cost of their desired package. Such comparisons can now be made instantly using smartphones. It begins with a search on any of the popular search engines for the desired package for performing Umrah. In the results, they would see packages that are being offered by several tour operators or travel companies. By comparing these packages, they can identify the one being offered at the lowest cost. However, before going ahead with the booking, they must first verify whether the tour operator has been authorised by Saudi Arabia's Hajj and Umrah Ministry.

As most of the tour operators would be willing to offer a considerable amount of discount on the packages booked in advance, it would be a good idea to book the desired package several months earlier. Before booking the packages well in advance, the prospective pilgrims must decide their date of departure and the amount of time they would be spending in Makkah. Once the dates have been decided, they can go ahead and make the booking in advance at a discounted cost.


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