For a majority of Muslims, Umrah is usually a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Though it isn’t Fardh for any believer, Umrah is merely performed in the completion of the sunnah of Hazrat Muhammad (SAWW). Yet, considering the rewards the benefits that it holds for pilgrims, Umrah is often referred to as ‘Minor Pilgrimage’ to Hajj. That’s why tens of millions of Muslim pilgrims from all around the world travel for the holy rituals every single month of the year.
Once you’ve selected a suitable deal for your travel through a variety of Cheap Hajj Umrah Packages the next big thing is deciding the type of airline you want to fly with. What benefits does it offer and what amenities are there for your ease? Therefore, here’s a brief guide on how to choose the best flights for your umrah travel.
The people you are traveling with; alone or with family?
Children are usually sensitive to sudden environment and time zone changes especially if you are coming to Makkah from the European region or the Americas. They would either be visibly put off or would even become irritated. Despite this, most of the children don’t respond well to new faces, crowds, and unknown social conditions, hence it’s a better decision not to take small children along.
However, if there’s an absolute need to also take your children along, then one must choose a night time flight, preferably a direct one to Saudi Arabia. This would allow the passengers along with you to remain asleep through the night, and rest properly.
The time and date of your departure: