Right, I'm currently living in Qatar, which might give me somewhat of an opportunity of visiting Saudi by means of a transit visa. Are there any other options, like a stopover in Saudi of a certain length, flying with Saudia?
With regards to the transit visa, can someone explain to me the finer details? I suppose, being a woman my husband and me are not allowed to accompany friends on such a transit trip in their car. Can someone confirm this? Or is this only true if I was to accompany my…
Just starting to research how to prepare for pilgrimage to Mecca from the U.S. Any tips, advice, etc. is very much appreciated. For example: Do we have to go with a tour group? Is there a special visa for hajj? What is required to get in to visit the holy site? Is there a good blog or site you'd recommend I check out for more details? Thank you, in advance.
Hi, I'll be going to Madinah and Makkah in Mid February. What would the temperatures be like? Will it be the end of winter?This will help me in the type of clothing I need to pack.
Does anyone know if you can apply via EnjazIT for a government visit visa from Beijing? Since Im currently living in China my invitation requires me to apply thru the Beijing Embassy but it's not listed as an option on the Saudi Missions list on the visa application site. (It appeared on one occasion but since then it has not been in any version in English or Arabic I have been able to find).
We usually travel freely around countries with a tandem bicycle that fits in a suitcase (bikefriday.com Traveller Q for those who are curious). We have 2 weeks in KSA in mid-February 2015 and would like to travel this way as well.
My concerns are: my girlfriend rides in the back of the tandem, and we often stay with locals, or ask to camp on their property, so just a few days around arrival and departure are planned and booked, the rest is decided as we go.
The following rough itinerary is what…
I am going to Jeddah to attend a trade show and will be there 5 days. I have found some info about sights to visit on this forum, thanks very much but would like to know whether there are beaches for women in Jeddah? or should I better look for a hotel with swimming pool for women? We are two females travelling together, would it be a problem to move around?
Thanks very much for your help and have a great weekend!!!