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Visa fee not increased for Hajj and Umrah, confirms Indian Ambassador

The Indian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Dr. Ausaf Sayeed confirmed that there was no increase in the visa fee for Hajj and Umrah. The clarification came in the wake of reports on various media platforms about a possible hike in visa fee affecting the pilgrimage. The Ambassador also clarified that this year in September a […]

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Visa fee not increased for Hajj and Umrah, confirms Indian Ambassador

The Indian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Dr Ausaf Sayeed confirmed that there was no increase in the visa fee for Hajj and Umrah. The clarification came in the wake of reports on various media platforms about a possible hike in visa fee affecting the pilgrimage. The Ambassador also clarified that this year in September a […]

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Egypt to charge tourists with $7 ‘development tax’

Official informed that June onwards the Ministry of Tourism is going to impose a fee of $7 development tax on tourists arriving at airports in Alexandria, South Sinai, Hurghada, Luxor and Aswan. “The fee, which would not be applied in Marsa Alam International Airport, would be enforced for six months,” said Adala Ragab, Economic Advisor, […]

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Thailand to charge entry fee to trigger ‘quality tourists’

The Thailand government is planning to charge foreign tourists a 500-baht (about $16) entry fee from January if staying for more than three days. However, foreigners who stay in Thailand for three or less than three days will have to pay 30 baht a day. Authorities are expecting that this extra charge will increase in […]

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