If a person arrives at Makkah while

A: the traveling that permits the Rukhsah (concession) of travel is that which is commonly known as traveling and is a distance of approximately 80 km. So anyone who travels this distance or further may benefit from the Rukhsah of traveling, such as wiping over the Khuffs (leather socks) for three days and nights (during ablution), combining and shortening Salah, and breaking Sawm during Ramadan. If a traveler intends to stay in a town more than four days, they can not take benefit from the Rukhsah of traveling, as they are only applicable for stays of four days or less. If a traveler is staying in a town but does not know when they will finish their business there, and they have not limited it to a specific time, they can benefit from the Rukhsah, even if the period of time they stay is long. There is no difference between (Part No. 8; Page No. 100) traveling on land or sea.