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Why are the Hotels Very Expensive During Hajj?
Channel: Zakir Naik
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A while ago, I was in a recently visited formula and I have some observation. So, could you please tell me about this, I find that over there a lot of luxurious type of things has been pushed up instead of
a very neat and clean environment, like a lot of luxurious things, the hotel charges fantastic like $800 per day which any other university in the world will not have that type of situation. So, Islamic is that any step taken to this extra window luxury is an outlet, because every Muslim has the right to go to this place. And if the things are put to the right channel, many people will take the advantage of this is that any concrete attention is given to this issues, because that is a lot of extra Virgin's expenses and other things, which should may not they are in a holy place like a mecca. And even if you see it in India, there is a any other religion they have over this thing.
Mousavi con are a place where people can say are normal at a very economical rates and all that. So why don't we put some
efforts to this? We'll ask the question that when he went for Obama, he found that the rates of per diem staying in hotels very exorbitant for 800 years, which is very high weather admittedly one thing I do agree, the rates are only high during the season. During the month of Hajj, during Hajj period very expensive. And in the month of Ramadan. These two are the only times when the rates escalate well that the time and more pilgrims come to the city of Medina otherwise, in offseason It is one of the cheapest in the world. 800 yards we're talking about the peak season. So the rates in hotels Rotterdam is one of the most expensive in the world and one of the cheapest in the world. 800
yards is nothing. We're talking about 800 yards is about a five star hotel. So 800 yards comes to about 10,000 rupees. So if you take the rates of the five star hotel close to the Haram weather Macron Medina in offseason it is the cheapest in the world. The best in the world I'm telling you that you can even stay for 150 years 2000 rupees no five total will get even 4000 rupees offseason. 125 years. I'm telling you that five daughters, but in season 2000 3000 years which becomes the most expensive in the world. Your question Should I be no more I should have been much warmer I normally done in offseason.
Except for Tamara during Ramadan. That time during the last 10 days. It's sometimes even more expensive and then high season. But during the other time The formula is very cheap. A poor person can even stay in a five star hotel during offseason if you have to Luma coming to your question during high cinemas is expensive. We fail to realize and according to me, after seeing the facility the Saudi government has given for what I'm saying because the Saudi government it is even possible for a very poor man.
The facility the Saudi government gives
if you see the Harmon bought the Herman the facility they have the toilet is provided. Imagine more than 2 million people coming for Hajj at one time during Ramadan and the facility their green toilet, they have returned marble in toilet bowl people don't get to live in it and marble in toilet output and marble never escalators. And they take only a few years. So as far as the airfare is concerned, number one, the government subsidized airfare. No, because the Saudi government subsidize the rate for the Saudi airlines. The other airline for competition they're forced to subsidize. So even the non Muslim airlines are subsidizing No. Why? Because Saudi Arabia did that. So Saudi Arabia
say that if you're coming from raw for hygiene, we give 25% discount sometimes a 40% discount? No because Saudi airline does that the other airlines are forced to do it. So then bother about the Muslims. But if they don't do then they lose business. So they say prefer that the rate come down and we have more flights. So they subsidize actually the making business. But if you normally have to go to Saudi Arabia, it will cost you 29,000 rupees, normal fare up and not from Bombay. Remember 921,000
subsidize 1/3 so first point number one that ferry subsidize point number two the facility given my government, the taxes the government texoma is negligible, they're subsidized. As far as thing is concerned, eating is very cheap. Eating you will all types of food Mashallah very cheap. Pakistani food, this food that food, fast food, everything not paying. What you're talking about the rates is the hotel is very close to the Haram harmony. Now if your budget doesn't provide you to take a hotel which is fine. I know even during high season, there are hotels, which are costing 50 hours a day. So whether you are staying close to the Harmon the five star hotel or small hotel, even if you take
close to the Harmon the cost of the land is expensive.
The cost of land is expensive. So even if it's not a 5000 expensive if you stay in a hotel close to the harem, even if it's not five star, if it's not 1000 years later before the deal, you understand, because the land is expensive, why the land is expensive.
So the moment a poor man when he goes they can very well take hotel which is half a kilometer away, and one kilometer, what's the problem and the facilities the government is so good that you can spend the full 900 without any problem. So, we should thank the facilities given by the government, that it is even possible for a poor man to perform Hajj. Otherwise, if there was no facilities, only the Add ticket, we will now again 250,000 rupees mentioned only that ticket cost about 23,000. With the airport is 30,000. It's because the package so if you go in a group, if you go the individual will be expensive. If you have the money, I'll give you the money you can go there no you stay in a
five star. So there are trips going for high for one month, or one month or living lodging boarding everything for 30,000 rupees is dirt cheap 1000 a day of paying actually for traveling internal
to Mecca to Medina and back where will you get 1000 a day if you go to America, and you want to spend 1000 a day when you go to so DC trips, they're so expensive. So if you compare that with the harem, or 30 day average, you're spending less than 1000 rupees. Sometimes we're spending 800 rupees, including traveling, including eating including staying in a good hotel close to the harem, there are cheap tours, which will cost only hardly 600 rupees a day, or 600 rupees a day for eating staying and traveling is very cheap in a foreign country. It is mentioned the Quran that when you're going for Hajj, when you're going for Hajj, you take some cloth in India, which are not available
there, you can very well take the cloth sell it, and the government gives you permission. So while you're doing as many people do it free because they take stuff and they spend a few hours a day selling it and they recover the cost people even make money that is no problem. So in HUD if you cannot afford it, you can even do business you can take some material and sell it then many people do it. Many of the people they get material so dear the facility, my last model in the Quran and by the government have to appreciate now to say that Why do the child doesn't make sense. Even a poor man can go and there are more poor people coming in and rich people, more poor people are coming
from different parts of the world. They do the saving and 100 every time so all the types of facilities then the Herman whether macpaw Medina be gotras are they cheap hotels are there there are jamatkhana Also, don't worry jamatkhana Ronnie jamatkhana there are several so many musafir Canada they if you don't know about it as your problem, there are many more suffering not only in the harem, even in cities, in Bombay, the Messiah for Ghana has to go into the doors. It just last weekend, who's to blame me or to blame? One thing is there that you have to realize that you went to the Saudi government. Why did you put their money in the toilet? They want to give you free? You
should go into the Saudi government when you do pretend marble in the toilets. How many people live in it and Marvel's so hungry that they want to serve the Hajji because they feel that serving the hygiene gives you a burqa. When you do a trip from Jeddah to Medina and back in the bus, they charge you 130 original possible 150 re is only for going and coming How's it possible then anybody came to know them very rich people who say well whatever the cost of up half for when you're paying $130 for three days going to Medina and coming back with the air conditioned bus, the normal bus fare when you will 150 years How can a man 30 today makes sense to an entire day tell me that whatever the
cost is 50% is paid by Rich people. They say we want to subsidize it. So if they want to subsidize it, why go in a condition must read the rich people they want to spend their money in serving the hajis
so there's some rich man who is subsidizing some people come in tell me you have Nicholas so cheap device expensive, because the rich people and I'm not what this whatever the cost will be half. So if the cost is approximate 8000 rupees, although it is 6000 rupees, they say well perhaps we get 3000 rupees of nickel see, it is subsidized by somebody. So when they want and let the hajis good facilities let the people who come from non good facility so why are you objecting? If you don't want to take it, so don't mean that all you can work individually. The thing is that the facility given by the people out there Alhamdulillah because they respect the hajis 100. Appreciate that. And
we have to say that Mashallah you can stay in a good hotel Also, sometimes a cheap rate. Sometime if you don't have the money against in the cheap or if you have the money you can stay in the season in expensive hotels the question
now have our God or God is he has dedicated a building
and the people can go and stay freed on their end, I think even zombified robot has done it. Maybe he's not aware, but is adding more information is right that Nizam of Hyderabad at that time he used to give the car to Saudi Arabia, no matter what they have to send the car
To send money to Saudi Arabia now it is the opposite. So they have got many of their own places to stay which is free but again that's limited. So maybe the place a room maybe 50 or 100. So booking is so people are staying free. There are many people live in our code of Honduras. He has got his own place where people can go and stay the free there even a very say that has got even our hand has got there are many trucks we have got. And they did you see some people just nominal.
So depending upon if you want to get away, that's the reason so many poor people can also perform