Prescription medication: Amoxicillin or Zithromax
Over the counter medication: Tylenol, Pepto-Bismol, Sudafed, Chloraseptic spray, Vitamin C pills
Vaseline to apply to the inner thighs (very important)
Light material thobes and plastic slippers (can buy in Makkah/Medina) what kind are allowed?
Keep your Ihram towels in carry-on/not checked in luggage because it may get lost
Extra Ihram towels, safety pins, and Ihram Belt (available in Medinah)
One credit card and ATM card for emergencies and access to cash
Hajj Guide (should be given to you at airport)
Unscented baby wipes and hand sanitizer (have one pack and buy the rest in Medinah)
Grocery bags, Ziploc bags, toilet paper (available in Medinah)
Gatorade packets to avoid dehydration
“Yoga mat” for muzdallifah (Can buy from here or Bin Dawood there)
Shoe bag but not necessarily for shoes (ask your group if theyre providing one)
Very thick socks for Tawaf outside of Ihram
Travel as light as possible and do not bring valuables with you!
Saudi sim card (Some groups provide them, process is more complicated now)
Don’t be a tourist/photographer
Make 2 copies of your passport. Keep one at home and one with someone in the United States.
Patience and Positive attitude! Things will not go 100% smooth in HAJJ no matter what package or group you are in!
Do not do what everybody else is doing at Hajj because much of it is wrong.