Al Tayyar Insurance Broker, a member of the Saudi Arabia-based Al Tayyar Travel Group of companies, has received rights to distribute Hajj and Umrah insurance policy outside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Al Tayyar has said that the insurance services for Hajj or Umrah include medical care within hospitals and clinics, transportation costs in case of illness or accident and the cost of repatriating the body in case of death. The service will be now available from all branches of Al Tayyar Travel Group located outside of Saudi Arabia.

Nasser Al Tayyar, vice chairman and managing director for Al Tayyar Travel Group, said: We continue to strive to be one of the leading companies in the Saudi Arabian market, this will be a new product that joins a bouquet of world class services of Hajj and Umrah for Muslims from all over the world, with the highest levels of safety and quality.

Hamdi Abdulmajid, executive manager for Al Tayyar Insurance Broker, said: This insurance covers the traveler throughout the Hajj or Umrah and until he returns home, this allows all travelers peace of mind and security during their visit.