WHY IS HAJJ PRICES IN AMERICAN DOLLAR?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Everything in Saudi Arabia related to Hajj from (Accommodation, Transportation, Catering, and Mina camp) is tied up with the American Dollar as the exchange rate from Saudi Riyal to American Dollar does not change from 3.75. Usually Hajj providers in Canada price the Hajj packages based on the US dollar value and then present [...]

By |2017-01-08T04:54:19-05:00January 18th, 2016|Hajj Announcement|0 Comments

UMRA VISA PROCESSING TIME

To clearly understand the Umra processing time, you need to know that there are two steps to obtain a Umra visa: FIRST STEP :: TO APPLY FOR YOUR UMRA VISA THROUGH THE MINISTRY OF HAJJ AND UMRA ONLINE This step requires us to have your passport along with your airline ticket. The process takes two [...]

By |2017-01-08T04:50:18-05:00January 5th, 2016|Umra Announcement|0 Comments

SYRIAN AND IRAQIS UMRA PERMIT

Since the year of 2013, the Ministry of Hajj and Umra has sent all agents requesting that for any Syrian or Iraqi pilgrimage who wish to perform Umra, we (Umra Providers) MUST apply for a permit from the Ministry of Hajj through our Umra Providers in Saudi Arabia. The Ministry has the sole right to [...]

By |2017-01-08T04:50:22-05:00January 5th, 2016|Umra Announcement|0 Comments

ENFORCEMENT OF FULL UMRA PACKAGE

In Saudi Arabia there are 25 Umra Providers authorized by the Ministry of Hajj and Umra to book Umra visas and Umra services such as accommodation, transportation, meet and assist. All the Umra service providers in Canada and around the world MUST by law register with one of these 25 companies to be able to [...]

By |2017-01-08T04:50:29-05:00January 4th, 2016|Umra Announcement|0 Comments

CANADIAN Vs. AMERICAN HAJJ COMPANIES

In 2014 over 1400 Canadian Haji were denied a Hajj visa at the last minute because directly or indirectly they were dealing with an American Hajj Company. Falcon Travel found it a MUST to clear all facts with respect to this even as some Canadian companies were honest explaining what really happened and some weren’t. As per [...]

By |2017-01-08T04:55:48-05:00October 16th, 2015|Hajj Announcement|0 Comments

AUTHORIZED Vs. UNAUTHORIZED CANADIAN HAJJ AGENTS

As per the Ministry of Hajj, and the Saudi Ministry of Foreign and Affairs; dealing with an unauthorized hajj agent in Canada or abroad is ILLEGAL. The reason behind this is simple; By you applying through an authorized Hajj agent, you deny yourself your basic rights while in Saudi Arabia and in Canada. Even if [...]

By |2017-01-08T04:55:45-05:00October 16th, 2015|Hajj Announcement|0 Comments

MOJAMALA VISA Vs. HAJJ REGULAR VISA

Hajj Regular Visas in Canada are based on a quota system, where there are authorized agents like Falcon Travel given a license to serve a specific number of Canadian Hajis by applying their documents for a visa under the agent’s license. Therefore when the a reputed agent promises a spot to a Haji, it is guaranteed [...]

By |2017-01-08T04:55:43-05:00October 16th, 2015|Hajj Announcement|0 Comments

REGULAR Vs. DIPLOMATIC PASSPORTS

Regular Passports can be issued a Hajj visa through an authorized Hajj agent in Canada such as Falcon Travel and is counted from the Hajj visa quota of this authorized Hajj agent. While the Diplomatic Passport does NOT need to apply for Hajj through an authorized agent. The Diplomatic passport holder should contact his Embassy to contact the Embassy of [...]

By |2017-01-08T04:55:41-05:00October 16th, 2015|Hajj Announcement|0 Comments

MACHINE READABLE PASSPORTS

As per the Ministry of Hajj, the Saudi Ministry of Foreign and Affairs, and the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Canada; Only Machine readable passports will be considered for a Hajj visa, and/or any other Saudi Visa effective from 2014, and on words. The passport MUST be clean, especially for the barcode area on the first page. [...]

By |2017-01-08T04:55:40-05:00October 15th, 2015|Hajj Announcement|0 Comments
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