Haj Pilgrim Upset at Radical Zamzam Resitrctions

November 3rd 2014 / News

A Haj pilgrim writes into Haj and Umrah Complaints about the difficulties experienced in bringing Zamzam home from Saudi Arabia.

I travelled to Haj this year and I experienced problems bringing my 10 litre Zamzam back. When I left from England I was advised that Saudi Airlines allows 10 litres of Zamzam in addition to my luggage allowance. This information I gathered from the airline’s website.

On my way back, suddenly they tell me at the airport that I can only take 5 litres and I should leave my 10 litre bottle and purchase a new one from the airport. I was really disappointed. I was expecting many visitors who wanted to drink Zamzam and it just would not be possible with 5 litres and I do not want to turn visitors away without the main reason for their visit.

Have you been affected by the new rules and regulations? If so, Haj and Umrah Complaints would like to hear. Email us on info@hajumrahcomplaints.org


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