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  1. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hey guys, I'm moving to Dubai soon this September, and had a few questions I'd greatly appreciate having answered. I'm looking for a place to find an apartment, preferably furnished (studio or 1BHK) at a convenient location since I'll be working at Deira and my fiancee is working by the Palm...
  2. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hello, Third month now since we moved in new apartment in Oakwood residence, IMPZ. Since that time I never received satisfying bill for the cooling. It is our first time paying for AC in Dubai as before we were living in Free Cooling Bldg. So the first bill we received was 522 AED. Bill was for...
  3. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi All, Newly arrived twenty-something gal in Dubai, and have just moved into a nice apartment in JBR. Has anyone got any suggestions about how to cut back on bills, as they seem to be a bit pricey. Any advice gratefully received. Cheers.
  4. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Car window tinting We have a new vehicle and I would like to get the windows tinted. Can anyone give me advice as to what brands or vendors come recommended? Any vendors that should be avoided? Ta, C
  5. UAE Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UAE
    Dear All, I'll be moving to Dubai in two months time with a resident visa (sponsored by my new employer). My girlfriend would like to come with me (she will have a tourist visa at the beginning) and of course we would like to get married in Dubai in order to be able to live together in...
  6. The Sandpit
    This has been making the rounds for the past few days and just got around to finding out what it was all about. Absolutely shocking. Norwegian sentenced to prison after she files rape claim in Dubai - CNN.com BBC Radio 5 live - Double Take, 21/07/2013, Rape victim sentenced to 16 months in...
  7. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi everyone, I'm new here so please be kind ;) and I apologise if I shouldn't of started a new thread. (I will spend the next few days going through old threads on here as well) So I am being sent to Dubai with work for 3 months. I will be getting a furnished apartment so any ideas where the...
  8. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi, I am new user and wants to know cheapest airfare from India (Ahmedabad) to Dubai ? Please let me know. I want to travel with my wife and one baby boy who is less than 3 years old.
  9. The Sandpit
    I am Indian living in Dubai. I have recently married and need to add my spouse name into the passport. What is the procedure for this?
  10. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    I have a query and I would appreciate it if someone can provide me an answer. I'm currently working for a semi government company under an unlimited contract. So far I have completed the first year of my three year contract. Just in case that I switch jobs (to free zone or private company) will...
  11. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Good afternoon Alex and I have finally decided to tie the knot at the end of the year :-) and we would like to organise a small wedding in Dubai. Any ideas for the Wedding venues? dress? flowers? (I don't know where to start!!) Thanks Emma
  12. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi Everyone, I am a 23 year old Bristish Citizen. I have lived here my whole life, and I currently work for an energy company. I deal with UK business customers and have been here for just over 4 years. My girlfriend has just finished university and we are considering a move to Dubai so she...
  13. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi, i have very recently come to Dubai on a visitors visa and am hoping to find work either in Dubai or Sharjah (i have family here). I have experience in the uk banking and retail sectors and have applied for a few jobs over here but am finding it difficult to get any concrete leads to pursue...
  14. UAE Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UAE
    Can anybody assist me of getting best institute to learn and prepare CFA exams? Is there any group study by which I can study in my own or should i join any institute?
  15. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Greetings all!!! Im from the USA. After some research and looking at other expats' lives in Dubai. I, My husband and our kid are looking to be expats in Dubai. Before we jump to move, I want to visit first. But I have SOOO many questions. Are the laws of the land hard to follow? I don't...
  16. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi, Tried doing a search on the web but not really understand what I am reading or just not used the right search term maybe. I'm trying to understand what my tax position would be on the following example please: I currently work for a company in the UK and have done for over 2 years I am...
  17. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hello everyone. The international school my wife is working for is going to withhold (keep) 2 months of her holiday pay after their blatant breach of contract and a negotiation between the head and my wife resulted in her position being dissolved (they had too many teachers) and her submitting...
  18. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hello everyone, I'm a US citizen currently studying in the US. I'm a junior student and just got a a summer internship offer from one of Dubai company's. They did submit an application for a mission visa about 3 weeks ago, however, the labor office just asked for an attested university...
  19. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Greetings, please guys can you guide me I am really confused and in big trouble, I came to uae on tourist visa it will expire on Monday, so in case i will get the offer after that is it possible to get employment visa? shall i inform company about this? actually i feel it's not good to...
  20. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    I want to learn Arabic (i.e Arbi). I am recently shifted to dubai permanently. Any institution or place? Suggestion please!
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