Hajj checklist

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Hajj is the journey of a lifetime and can take a lot of preparation and planning. To help with packing, here is a checklist of basics that will be required. Your Hajj tour operator will be able to help you if you have any questions:

Documents:
• Passport and Visa, and photocopies. The Hajj authorities will take your passport upon arrival in Saudi Arabia and will return it when you depart
• Proof of vaccination
• Airline tickets
• Hotel booking receipt or proof of accommodation
• Passport photos x 4
• Proof of Hajj payment

Money:
• Local currency (Saudi riyals). How much money you will need will depend on what’s included in your package and your personal preferences, such as if you intend to buy presents. Please speak to your Hajj tour operator for guidance
• Bank card

Emergency Numbers:
• Your group leader’s number
• The British Consulate General’s 24-hour emergency contact number for the Hajj period: +966501004268.

Prayer supplies
• Pocket Qur’an, dua books
• Hajj/umrah books
• Pen and pencil
• Notebook
• Musalla (prayer mat)

Food
• Collapsible reusable water bottle
• Energy bars
• Dates
• Nuts

Clothing & Shoes
• Comfortable walking sandals
• Comfortable cotton clothing
• Flip flops or non-slip slippers for bathrooms
• A small rucksack
• Large brimmed hat, sun screen and sun glasses

Electronics
• Mobile phone
• Charger
• Universal adapter

Other
• Sufficient medication to cover the trip
• Balm for sore feet
• Rehydration salts/drinks
• Unscented toiletries and petroleum jelly
• Toothbrush and tooth paste
• Unscented wipes

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