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FAQS

Q : How do I know my booking is confirmed?

A : After completing your payment process, booking confirmation will be sent to you through e-mail along with your flight ticket.

Q : What should I do in case my name is misspelled on the booking?

A : To correct your name on the booking, call us on our customer care numbers or send us an email, and our concerned team will take it up with the airline.

Q : How to check the baggage policy for my flight?

A : Before booking you must read all terms and conditions, baggage policy, and fare policy through review booking.

Q : How early should I arrive at the airport prior to the flight time?

A : Alteast 3 hours prior to the departure time.

Q : Can I combine my trip with a stopover in another country?

A : Yes, Saudi Arabian Airlines offer many onward destinations at a small extra charge including destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Far East. Other carriers such as Emirates, Etihad, Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways, Gulf Air, Egypt Air and Royal Jordanian also offer stopovers and onward trips. However you must enter the Kingdom within one month from the issued date of visa.

Q : What if, I face any problem after arrival in Saudi Arabia?

A : We have an exceptional team in Saudi Arabia. We make sure that no problem arises while you are staying in Saudi Arabia. It is highly unlikely that you will encounter any problem during your stay. If you are still not satisfied with anything, you can contact our office by phone during office hours and we will try to resolve the issue at the early. You will also be provided phone numbers of key contacts in Saudi Arabia before you travel.

Q : Who is responsible for the reconfirmation for the flights?

A : Passenger himself is responsible for the reconfirmation of the flights in advance.

Q : How to manage in case of flight cancellation from the Airlines?

A : To manage cancellation, passengers need to directly contact the concerned Airlines/Agency.

Q : How will I know if my booking is confirmed?

A :  After completing your payment process, booking confirmation will be sent to you through e-mail along with your hotel voucher.

Q : Can I make a booking on behalf of someone else?

A :  Yes, you can make a booking on behalf of someone else.

Q :  How to check the hotel policies?

A : You can check all hotel policies on our team before booking or on the official website of any particular hotel.

Q :  Where do I get contact details for the hotel which I have booked?

A :Hotel contact details will be provided in the booking confirmation sent through email.

Q :  What are the hotel’s check-in and check-out times?

A : Hotel check-in time is 4pm, and the latest check-out time is 12pm.

Q :  Do I need to carry some documents to the hotel while checking in?

A :  Yes, it is required to bring your reservation voucher during check-in along with a valid copy of ID/Passport.

Q : How soon can I make a hotel reservation prior to my trip?

A : It depends on the requested date. Hotel availability is impacted adversely during peak tourist season, and vice-versa.

Q :  How many passengers maximum can be booked in a group?

A  : It Depends up to you how many Passengers do you have we can accommodate.

Q :  How to manage Booking Extensions?

A :  You can contact our customer care team for any amendments.

Q :  How to change the hotel if in-case required?

A :  You can contact our customer care team for any amendments.

Q :  How do I place my special requests for room with Kaaba view, Prophet’s Mosque View etc.?

A :  You can select your preferred room type with view from the list with your preffered meal plan as well.

Q :  My booking is complete but I have not received any confirmation email. What to do?

A :  You can call us on our customer care numbers or you can email us and our concerned team will check the booking status and send you the hotel voucher.

Q :  After a hotel has been booked, do I need to confirm with the hotel personally?

A :  It is not necessary to confirm your reservation with the hotel personally.

Q :  Whom shall I contact if I am finding it difficult to go ahead at the time of a booking?

A :  You may call us at 919-426-2061 or 919-410-9557 and our representatives will be happy to assist you with the booking procedures.

Q : What is the process upon arrival at the airport?

A : Our representative will be at the airport, holding a signboard with your name. They will pick you up and drive you to your booked hotel.

Q : In-case of change in program, what are the possibilities and how much time before do I need to report?

A : You can inform us at least 1 week before you’re travelling so we assist you accordingly.

Q : What is the procedure to add additional services?

A :  By calling us on our customer care numbers or you can email us and our concerned team will assist you on any concern

Q : What kind of hotels do you offer in your packages?

A : Makkah and Madinah have different kinds of hotels. You will be staying at the hotel which is mentioned in our package. However, in a tailor made package you can choose what kind of hotel you want to stay in. We can offer 3 Star to 5 Star hotel accommodations in Makkah and Madinah.

Q : Are there any hidden fees in the package?

A : No, there are no hidden fees in our packages. We are a legitimate travel agency and we do not hide any charges.

Q : Can I get the Group packages or Customize Package?

A : Our packages available on www.darelmecca.com are completely Group Packages and we will make a customize package as per customer requirement so that you can create your own package as per your requirement. you can contact our team for further assistance.

Q : How can I cancel my booking?

A : By calling us on our customer care numbers or you can email us and our concerned team will assist you.

Q : Can I get refund for any unutilized services?

A : All the services will have the cancellation and refund policies, passengers should check everything before making the booking.

Q : Can I cancel the booking and get refund in case I am not able to travel because of COVID 19 or any other unforseen circumstances?

A : All the services will have the cancellation and refund policies, passengers should check everything before making the booking. In case of any unforeseen circumstances, we will do our best with the hotels to get you a refund but it will be subject to the hotel approval.

Q : How long it will take to get my money back in case of refund?

A : Within 10 to 14 working days.

Q : What is the difference between Tourist Visa and Umrah Visa?

A :You can perform Umrah with both Visas, but Umrah visa is single entry valid for 90 Days and meanwhile Tourist visa is valid for 1 Year with Multiple entries.

Q : Can I perform Umrah on tourist visa?

A : Yes you can perform Umrah with tourist visa.

Q : Can I travel around in KSA other than Makkah and Madinah on Umrah Visa?

A : Yes, you can travel all the cities in KSA.

Q : I am from India/Pakistan based in UAE and I am working in Dubai with a UAE Residence Visa. How do I apply for my Umrah Visa for performing Umrah?

A : You can send us your passport scan copy with Emirates ID scan copy with white background picture and you can get a tourist visa for 1 year validity

Q : Can I book my package and then apply for Umrah Visa, or is it mandatory that I have an Umrah Visa before booking my package?

A : Once You book the Package our team will issue your Roundtrip airfare and visa first.

Q : How much time does it take to get a Umrah Visa?

A : Umrah Visa you can get within 24 to 48 Hours and Tourist visa you can get within 30 Mins

Q : Is there a possibility on www.darelmecca.com to get a e-visa or assistance for Umrah Visa?

A : Yes, we do the E-visa Assistance and issue your visas

Q : I have a USA Visa and a UK Visa as well. Can I straight go to Saudi Arabia on USA multiple entry visa?

A : You have to apply for an online visa first and then you can enter KSA.

Q : What are the rules for visa for female Umrah aspirants travelling alone?

A : As per the Saudi Government new rules women can go alone without Mehram to perform Umrah and hajj.

Q : What is the validity of Umrah Visa ?

A : Normally, the Umrah Visa is valid for 90 days but also depends on the valid until date on the Visa.

Q : Do I need a UAE Residence or any GCC Visa or Residence valid to apply for Umrah Visa or Tourist Visa?

A : Yes. You must have a valid GCC Residence or Visa to apply for Umrah Visa or Tourist Visa. Residence Visa should have a validity for a minimum of 3 months.

Q : What is the minumim passport validity to apply for Umrah Visa?

A : Your passport should have a validity for a minimum of 6 months. If you do not have 6 months validity you cannot apply for Umrah Visa or Tourist visa.

Q : Do I need to be vaccined before going for Umrah?

A : Yes, vaccination is mandatory before coming for Umrah

Q : When is the best time (off-peak time) to go for Umrah?

A : “Off-season” times for Umrah will be the ending of the Umrah season. So, from the 1st of Shawwal to 15 Dhu ul Quad is the best time to perform Umrah usually on these dates umrah not too much expensive and less crowed. Exact dates vary each year.

Q : How many times can I do Umrah?

A : You can perform Umrah as many times as you want.

Q : Will I have a guide for Umrah?

A : Yes, you can have a guide for Umrah but you have to book it in advance.

Q : Due to any unforeseen circumstances, if the stay in the Kingdom increases beyond the visa period, what are the processess for such scenerios?

A : In order to get permission for overstay, there has to be a major valid reason and prior permission needs to be taken from the government before the visa expiry.

Q : Where can I buy SIM card? Can I Use roaming Services?

A :For Umrah participants, you can use your own service provider roaming service, but it can be quite expensive. So, we would suggest you buy the SIM card from any local Saudi Telecom Carrier Like STC, MOBILIY, ZAIN but the top-up is based on packages.

Q : What all services can be offered once I complete the Umrah?

A : Dar El Mecca Travel can offer the following services beyond Umrah:

  • Religious Tour Packages (Makkah, Madinah and Jerusalem Al Aqsa)
  • Tourism Packages (Dubai, Turkey, Egypt, Jordán and Many More.)
  • Hotel Bookings across the World