The Saudi government has made the trip to Mecca nearly 500% more expensive — Quartz

A nearly six-fold hike in visa fees to Saudi Arabia has been met with heavy criticism, with many Muslim countries voicing concerns that the plan will be an added burden to pilgrims visiting Islam’s holiest sites. As part of the proposed plan, a single entry visa now costs $533, an increase from the previous fee…

via The Saudi government has made the trip to Mecca nearly 500% more expensive — Quartz

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