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Old 13th July 2011, 11:21 AM
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Hi,

Just a quick one, do I need to do anything with my UK driving license before travelling to Dubai, to get an UAE driving license? Or do i just bring it along with me.

I know for my resisdence visa I need to get my marriage certificate atested at the UAE embassy, or something?

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Hi,

Just a quick one, do I need to do anything with my UK driving license before travelling to Dubai, to get an UAE driving license? Or do i just bring it along with me.

I know for my resisdence visa I need to get my marriage certificate atested at the UAE embassy, or something?

Thanks,

A Driving Licence does not need to be attested but make sure you bring both parts with you and if you intend to hire a car before obtaining your residency visa and UAE licence you should also have an International Driving Permit (from AA or Post Office). Whilst the rental agencies may not ask for it, it is still a legal requirement.

Your marriage certificate, birth certificates for any children and degree certificate request attestation. The topis has been covered numerous times so you'll find what you need to know by doing a search.

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Simple one really, need a cheap rental car for 8 weeks, nothing special just to get from A to B with aircon..

What are my cheapest options are where should I go?

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Hi all,

Moving to Dubai in a few weeks and was wondering about car insurance.. we will probably be hiring a car at first (which i think i can do on my UK licence..) but then hoping to buy one perhaps after that. Are there any insurance companies that you would recommend and do they take no claims bonus' in the UK and Ireland into consideration?

The insurance would be for a 25 year old male and a 24 year old female - any rough ideas of prices on an average 1.4-1.6 litre car.

I understand this is all a bit vague but I'm struggling to know where to start with this so any help or ideas would be so much appreciated!!

Thanks! :-)

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Hello

I'm going to be moving to Dubai in late Aug /early Sept and will be needing a car. Can anyone give me any ideas on how much its costs to lease a decent car out there ? Nothing too flash, smart enough to get me to and from business meetings and around the city.

Any ideas on running costs, tax and insurance ? Or is this usually factored into the lease.

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Do a search man. On the main page, on the right hand side, right under the thread page numbers, there is a drop down labeled, 'Search this forum.' Hit that button and enter any search terms. Some of the ones you can use are cars, vehicles, lease, rentals, or any combination of the words.

Sorry if I am being a d1ck, but there are certain thread that we keep discussing over and over again and yet newbies (I think I might still be considered one) never use the search option. Try the search option and you find your answer, I promise. Good Luck.


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Indo... this is the life of the forum. It is the same questions, over and over. Even if has been discussed over and over, you will get the 'mine is a bit different' when in reality is not that different. You need a forum break

The mods do a good job and they will move threads to appropriate locations when they have a chance and see the thread. And then when the persons thread is moved to the right thread that is most the time stickied, they will be redirected when they come back to look for their thread. Less frustrating for newbies then just deleting their thread.

It is best to refer the new people to the sticky that has this information in it to be helpful. New people know no better. Remember, you too were new once




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Mr Mitchell, as we have off topic'd your thread. Will help you without you having to search.

You can find a small civic or corolla for like 2000 to 2300. If you bargain hard you might be able to find it a little cheaper. If you 'lease' in the uae, it means long term rent from hertz/national/etc or one of the local named similar type companies. The longer you sign the lease, the better the rate. If you do this, then the cost are included.




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hello everyone and hope all doing well. I was wondering where is the best place to go for used car to get a quality and reasonable price. Any particular dealer?

I appreciate your help.

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Hi folks,

Been browsing Dubizzle looking at options and whether I'd be better off buying or renting. That's not an issue, I'll work it out as and when needed!

While looking through, I notice lots of cars have some very high mileage figures on them. Is this normal? Honestly back home in the UK seeing a car that's done over 100k miles (160k km) makes me raise a few eyebrows. Is it normal to run cars a long time over there? Are they generally well looked after? It could well be the price range I'm looking at (20k AED or thereabouts).

Cheers!

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