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Purchasing a mobile connection during umrah

Mobile phones have become part of our life. Though our purpose is a pilgrim, the requirement to keep in touch with the outer world cannot be ignored. Staying connected can help you keep in touch with your relative. It Helps you Call taxi drivers Laundry and relatives and your mates, especially during in case of emergency. You can Also clear doubts by getting online if you have mobile data.

So purchasing a mobile connection during umrah can be decisive. We will look at what kind of packages we would need and the options available. 

If you are in KSA for Umrah, you are not going to stay for more than 25 days. You need call minutes. You may need to call taxis friends or your agent. you need data too.but how much internet do you need?

If you have internet, You can use the browser and call or text using a mobile application. While most hotels offer good wifi, Still it is good to have mobile data as well. 

Well in KSA skype, WhatsApp and facebook calls are not blocked. So you can use them to call and stay connected with your home though i don't recommend to keep in touch with the outside world. I suggest you always to have a local active connection.

Why should you not keep in touch with your family when you in umrah.?

There are three mobile service providers in KSA. they are

  1. MOBILY.
  2. ZAIN.
  3. STC. ( Saudi telecom corp)

i will list the relevant packages. You can choose one for your requirement. (2018 JAN)

MOBILY 

AJJ & UMRAH PACKAGE SR 30

  • Setup Fees SAR 30
  • Initial Credit SAR 23.57
  • ‪Rates in SR‬
  • All local calls‬ 0.50 SR‬
  • International And Local SMS‬‪ 0.25 SR‬ International Calls‬ Starting from 0.55 

HAJJ & UMRAH PACKAGE SR 50

  • Setup Fees SAR 50
  • Minutes to mobily network 200
  • Minutes to other local network 20
  • International Calls Balance 20 riyals
  • local intenet 1GB
  • International And Local SMS‬‪ 0.25 SR‬ International Calls‬ Starting from 0.55

HAJJ & UMRAH PACKAGE SR 99

  • Setup Fees SAR 99
  • Minutes to mobily network 500
  • Minutes to other local network 50
  • International Calls Balance 60 riyals
  • local intenet 2GB
  • International And Local SMS‬‪ 0.25 SR‬ International Calls‬ Starting from 0.55

 SR‬ Line Validity‬ 30 days‬

additional DATA PURCHASES

  • 150 MB available at extra SR 5.
  • 500 MB available at extra SR 15. 
  • 1 GB available at extra SR 25
  • 2 GB available at extra SR 45

when you recharge, you get 100% bonus.

Your Package's User Guide:

  • To know your Mobily number: Dial *222#
  • To recharge your Hajj & Umra package with Mobily:Call 1400 and follow the instructions to recharge your lineDial *1400*, then enter the Recharge Card Number followed by #.

Example: *1400*5xxxxxxxxx#

  • To check your balance: Dial *1411#.
  • To renew your subscription or migrate to a different package (from Hajj & Umra 50 to Hajj & Umra 99) or (from Hajj & Umra 99 to Hajj & Umra 50): Send the corresponding code as listed in the below table to 1100 via SMS.

International Minutes' Bundles

Stay connected to your loved ones and family members across different countries in the Arab and Islamic world with Mobily's new international minutes' service included in Mobily's Hajj & Umra packages, now available at special prices (enjoy this service with the Hajj & Umra 50 and Hajj & Umra 99 packages).


HALA PACKAGE 

Hala 19 Package (might not be available for Umrah visa holders)

Hala 19 gives you a low rate of 19 halala to all of your calls and SMS inside and outside Mobily network, a low rate of 15 halala for your DATA usage, and a low rate for international calls and SMS

Tariff Plan:

  • Setup Fees SAR 30‬ 
  • Initial Credit‬ SAR 23.57
  • Minutes (cross-net/on-net)19 halala International Minutes Starting from 0.55 SR‬ 
  • SMS (cross-net/on-net) 19 halala DataSAR 0.15/MB

and 

Add on SR65 and enjoy 5GB of facebook, Whatsapp, Twitter, Instagram snap chat YouTube, In addition, you get 2gb browsing data and 650 Mobily minutes.

or 

Add on SR120 and enjoy unlimited Facebook, Whatsapp, Twitter, Instagram snap chat youtube. Also, you get 6GB browsing data & 1200 Mobily minutes.

ZAIN

HAJJ UMRAH PACKAGE IS CALLED NOOR PACKAGE

  • Setup Fees SAR 30
  • Initial Credit SAR 25
  • All local calls‬ 0.55 SR‬
  • International And Local SMS‬‪ 0.25 SR‬ International Calls‬ Starting from 0.55 SR‬ Line Validity‬ 60 days‬

Additional DATA PURCHASES

  • 200 MB available at extra SR 10
  • 400 MB available at extra SR 20
  • 1 GB available at extra SR 25
  •  2 GB available at extra SR 40
  • 5 GB available at extra SR 80
  • 10 GB available at extra SR 130

Note you get 2gb free date when you first-time recharge.

Shabab prepaid

  • SAR 59 
  • 250 local minutes
  • 2gb browsing data
  • 5gb social data

STC

SAWA Like 65 package

  • 65 SAR
  • 500 mins stc calls
  • 2GB social data
  • 1GB mobile data 1GB wifi data

SAWA share 110 package

110 SAR

  • unlimited mins STC calls
  • 6GB social data
  • 3GB mobile data 3GB wifi data

The Sim Seller might ask your Original passports to get a local SIM. They require your finger print for a bio-metric registration. it will done at the merchants booth itself.

 (ﷺ) - (salallahu Alai wasallam)- Peace be upon him (PBUH)

رضي الله عنه (Radhiallahu’ Anhu) - May Allah be pleased with him

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