This year Saudi authorities have taken serious action against the rising Hajj and Umrah charges and have advised the Pilgrims to book their seats with airline companies well in advance.
During the past few years, there has been a dramatic increase in the Hajj and Umrah packages offered by different countries all over the world. The Saudi authorities have taken action against this and ordered the companies to cut down on their Hajj and Umrah service charges which also include the flight charges.
There are thousands of different companies that are offering different Hajj and Umrah packages for this year. All these Hajj and Umrah packages provide travel and accommodation services. The companies collaborate with the national and international airline services to provide travel facilities to pilgrims.
The flight facilities provided by different airline companies have different charges depending upon the class and the time of your travel. It is recommended and better to make your booking in advance in order to avoid any inconvenience and expensive charges.
The pilgrims who opt for on-time booking instead of advance booking have to pay an extra amount for confirmation of their seats. Sometimes they do not even get the seats to reach their destination for performing Hajj.
Saudi government has also made special flight arrangements at Jeddah airport, to make convenient and flexible flight schedule. This enables the airline companies to arrange their Hajj or Umrah flights accordingly.
The Umrah and Hajj flight services charges vary from company to company and from country to country. It also depends on the package you are taking for your Hajj or Umrah journey. So it is recommended to book your Hajj or Umrah flights now to avoid any problems and to avoid paying the extra amount.