Guide to backpacking in Saudi Arabia, with travellers information on Riyadh, Mecca, the Islamic worlds spiritual centre, pilgri
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Guide to backpacking in Saudi Arabia, with travellers information on Riyadh, Mecca, the Islamic worlds spiritual centre, pilgri
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     A concise guide to the history, culture and traditions including other relevant
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For a breakdown of information on this country select:
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This is a selection of the representation in this country:

Where are they, how can they help and when can you contact them?

U.S. Embassies and Consulates Worldwide
U.K. Overseas Missions
U.K. Consular Services Abroad
Foreign Consular Offices in U.S
London Diplomatic List (U.K)

Take the official line with:

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Visit the Passport and Visa Professionals at:

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    City: RIYADH
    Mission: British Embassy
    Address: P O Box 94351
    Riyadh 11693
    Tel: (966) (1) 488 0077
    Fax: (966) (1) 488 2373
    (966) (1) 488 0623
    (966) (1) 488 1209 (Consular)
    Hours: Sat-Wed: 05:00-12:00

United States UP


    City: RIYADH
    Mission: US Embassy
    Address: P.O. Box 94309
    Riyadh 11693
    Tel: (966-1) 488-3800
    Fax: (966-1) 488-7275
    Hours: 08:00-10:00 / 13:30-16:30

Guide to backpacking in Saudi Arabia, with travellers information on Riyadh, Mecca, the Islamic worlds spiritual centre, pilgri
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Ambulance, Fire and Police numbers are listed. Marine, Mountain and Consulate (24Hr) Emergency numbers to follow, where applicable.
        Police:
        Ambulance:
        Fire:
    999
    997
    998
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This section will help you assess the potential risks and plan the precautions you need to take both before you go and once you are away.

Worldwide protection for backpackers of all nationalities:
World Travel Center!

Travel health issues tackled from every angle at:
Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Fit for Travel
Travel Health Online

Up-to-date country advice for all travellers:
U.S. Safetynet
U.K. Safetynet

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bakpaka is in the process of researching accessibility for ALL travellers worldwide.

The information being collated reflects the standards and facilities available concerning transport, accommodation, places of interest, leisure pursuits and communication.

Airport facilities and much more at:
World Airport Guide

Students!!! Save now with the ISIC or ISE Card. Discounts on hotels, transportation, museums and more all over the world:
ISE Cards
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ISIC Cards

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General and country specific tips for backpackers, including things to do and see. We are looking for your input, so email tips & anecdotes letting your fellow backpackers and us know what's happening out there!!!

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Lonely Planet online

ECOTOURISM
Responsible travel to natural areas, which conserves the enviroment and sustains the livelihood of local people.

Visit the CI Ecotourism Section of The Ecotravel Centre at:
Ecotourism

For tailor-made experiences take the Travel Link to:
Wildland Adventures
Dragoman

News and comment from around the world:
World News Middle East

Guide to backpacking in Saudi Arabia, with travellers information on Riyadh, Mecca, the Islamic worlds spiritual centre, pilgri
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This section will develop into a comprehensive guide to current weather and seasonal trends experienced in this country, and advise on weather related issues affecting places of interest.

Current regional conditions and forecasts:
Weather Middle East

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bakpaka is compiling a hostel and budget accommodation guide to suit your needs. In the meantime why not check out the worldwide accommodation options below and through our travel link

The booking system operated by The International Youth Hostel Federation:
IBN

The 4anything guide to hostels:
Worldwide Accommodations

A comprehensive Cyber Café register is currently under construction.

The most comprehensive guide on the net:
Cyber Cafes

Here's a selection operating in this country:

    internet cafe
    King Khalid Street,
    Alkhobar 31952, Saudi Arabia.
    Tel: (966) (3) 8930223
    Fax: (966) (3) 8930225
    Email: jb@atcaffe.com
    Cost/Hour: 20SR
    Hours: 24/7

    Cafe La Vie
    P.O.Box 126167,
    Jeddah 213521, Saudi Arabia.
    Tel: (966) (2) 2211825
    Fax: (966) (2) 2211825
    Email: cafelavie@hotmail.com
    Cost/Hour: 24 SR
    Hours: 08:00-02:00 (daily)

    Oxygen Internet Cafe
    Riyadh 11482 Saudi Arabia
    Tel: (966) (1) 2645675
    Fax: (966) (1) 2645673
    Email: info@aleeff.com
    Cost/Hour: 15
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bakpaka is in the process of building a Travel Information Centre. In the meantime updated travel advice can be found at the following addresses:

Although this information can sometimes be specific, the majority will be of use to all nationalities travelling abroad.

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