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Hajj 2018 - personal recommendations only please

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Hajj 2018 - personal recommendations only please

I am planning to travel with my parents for Hajj 2018 insha Allah.

Looking for a 5 star package, non shifting, near to the Haram, direct flights, two weeks duration or slightly over and it needs to shared accommodation for the three of us (mum, dad, and myself) ... struggling to choose a reputable operator at the moment.

Travelling from Swindon, Wiltshire - so London based hajj operators appear to be our best option so far. If you have personally used an operator you can recommend that would be very helpful. Jzk in advance.

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11. Re: Hajj 2018 - personal recommendations only please

Jzk, I appreciate your advice

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According to my experienced one best company which has impressed me very much is Labbaik Hajj Umrah whose services are very good and they give us five star hotels near Masjid-Al-Haram. They provide Hajj Packages at fair rates. So if you are planning Hajj this year then Labbaik Hajj Umrah is best choice. The address of company is https://www.labbaikhajjumrah.co.uk

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Hi PrestonGuild

When booking for your Hajj or Umrah trip, make sure it is with an authorised agent. They must be registered with Atol and the Ministry of Hajj & Umrah (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia).

https:/…

As per Shamz782 contribution, please note Quba Travel is not on the authorised list.

As per syed a contribution, please note both Qalaam and Dar Es Salaam travel are not on the list.

Even the UK government website advises the use of authorised agents

https:/…pilgrimage

If you don’t use an approved travel agent, or get a valid visa and permit, you may risk immediate deportation, detention, a fine or a ban on future travel to Saudi Arabia.

You should confirm the full itinerary for your pilgrimage before departure. The British Embassy receives a large number of requests for help in relation to disputes and dissatisfaction with tour operators.

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Hi

we are planning to go this year 2018 too! Insha'aAllah!

I recommend taqwatravels

They offer 2 weeks and 3-4 weeks packages

We are a group of 4 for 3 weeks so benefit from paying £5500 each.

This includes hotels close to both the AlHarem and in Medina too.

We will benefit from lectures by scholars of al-Madīnah University and learn those aspects of Islam which we might have missed if we were not present in the company of these knowledgeable people

European tents in Mina with sofa, bed, pillow, blanket, including full board in Arafat (VIP air conditioned tents) inclusive of full board

Give them a try! they have early bird deals on right now

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Hi what was it like staying in Azizia apartments? Is there any packages available where you can avoid this?

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Yazzy

Go for a 'non-shifting' package which means you stay in the same hotel in Makkah.

'Shifting pacjage' involves moving out to Aziziyah.

It suits some but not for me.

Most packagescare 'non shifting'.

Good luck

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Quick Update we are considering Afta Tours for Hajj 2018 has anyone else been with them for Hajj?... What was your experience like?

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