13 tips about - Preparing for Hajj
1. Shop around for the best package
Different agents offer varying packages, be sure to enquire about price, hotels - including quality of the hotel as well as distance from Masjid al Haraam.
2. Study about the Ahkaam of Hajj
Try to read and attend classes about how to perform Hajj correctly and the various ahkaam about Hajj and Ihram
3. Check your passport
Check that your passport is valid and is not about to expire.
4. Book early and check dates
Be sure to book your tickets early and check what dates you are leaving and coming back to give you time to prepare properly
5. Check your visa is correct
Make sure all your documents are in order to avoid disappointment.
6. Make photocopies of your documents
Keep copies of all documents, just in case.
7. Complete all shopping
Buy everything you need for your journey and start packing.
8. Inform friends and family
Inform friends and family and make sure provisions have been made for your family during your absence.
9. Consult a doctor
Ask a doctor about any advice or concerns they might have. If necessary you may need to take some medication with you.
10. Ask forgiveness from friends and family
Ask forgiveness from friends and family for any hurt you may have caused
11. Pay back debts
Pay back any debts you may have to individuals, especially to those who are needy for it or that are seeking repayment.
12. Write a will
Write a will and appoint an executor for it. Remember to make two witnesses sign and keep copies.
13. Cut and trim nails and hair
Before you enter Ihraam, be sure to shave pubic hairs, remove armpit hairs, clip nails and trim your hair where necessary.
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