Discovering the world’s many wonders and gaining fresh experiences are two big benefits of travel. However, some people are unaware that Muslim travelers may have different demands than non-Muslim travelers. Since Islam is a way of life as much as a faith.
There are a few travel necessities that are helpful for every Muslim traveler, whether they are going on a family holiday, business trip, or faith journey. We have created a list of travel necessities to aid in trip planning so that Muslim travelers can experience a peaceful trip.
1. Prayer Mats
One of the most fundamental and necessary items that a Muslim travelers should always have with them is a prayer mat. For this, plastic-lined travel mats are great because they are lightweight, extremely resilient, and do not often get dirty.
When traveling or visiting locations during prayer times when a mosque is not available nearby, these mats typically come with a travel bag that makes them portable.
2. Halal Instant Food
When visiting large nations, it may be necessary to fly domestically or even use trains to get from one place to another. And under those circumstances, there are typically few options for quick trips or convenient shops to get food.
In order to keep your stomach full until the next restaurant opens, consider carrying Halal snacks in your carry-on luggage. You also won’t have to worry about finding food vendors or deal with the trouble of determining whether they are Halal or not.
3. Sanitizer Wipes
In particular for travel with outdoor excursions, wipes are incredibly convenient for cleaning most dirt. This is definitely a must-have due to its lightweight features and how it is produced in a small package! Wipes also assist in cleaning the amenities, especially when lodging with others.
The key is to maintain cleanliness on our own, as it is one of Prophet Muhammad’s SAW sunnah. It is advantageous for parents to take their young children on vacation because it helps keep them clean.
Another practical travel necessity is a shawl, especially if you anticipate encountering temperature swings. You may quickly and easily use it to protect yourself from the sun or remain warm when the weather gets chilly. Additionally, you can use it as needed as a temporary prayer mat.
In addition, Muslims who do not wear the hijab can readily cover themselves when going to a mosque or a temple. Being light and collapsible makes it very convenient to transport. It can be folded easily and thrown into your luggage.
5. Clay Soap
When traveling, Muslims have a variety of lodging options at their disposal. We might not be aware of the previous use of the provided utensils or glassware in Airbnb flats or hotel rooms. Muslim travelers can clean themselves using dry soap, often known as clay soap.
Sertu is the removal of haram compounds from the body. In most cases, the soil is used. However, this clay soap offers a practical substitute for Muslim visitors who would be changing lodgings. Being safe is preferable to being sorry.
It’s time to get out your packing list and make sure that your luggage is properly stocked with these Halal necessities. Once that is over, you go for your trip. Remember that a well-prepared luggage set and a firmly rooted desire for a blessed voyage go together with every wonderful journey. Greetings and safe travels!