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  1. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    hi all, So I have a few questions! I am 27 years old and have been offered a job in Dubai as a real estate agent along with my brother! 1/ the job is commission based only - 50%, the company will pay for my visa and 2 weeks accommodation, you hear of agent earning £50k-£100k what's the realistic...
  2. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    My husband and I are looking to move to Dubai this Summer and would love some feedback on the best residential areas for young children based on the criteria below: -We have two boys- 3 year old and 6 Month old -Rental property only -3/4 bed villa - Garden essential -Close to nurseries/ baby...
  3. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi, I am from Ireland and have got a job to teach in Dubai with the International School of Choueifat. I am going on my own so would really appreciate some help or advice as to what I should bring with me and what teachers usually wear while working? Also an insight into what the accommodation...
  4. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    What is Mirdif like? Is it a suitable place for families? Are there compounds with swimming pools and other amenities? What's Jumeirah 1 like? Which areas offer value for money, but at the same time are suitable for families with a good community feel? Help?! :confused:
  5. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Moving to Dubai how easy is it to get prescriptions for medical conditions? I presume there's no NHS cover out there? I'm worried I won't be able to get the medications I take for long term conditions. Not sure how to find out?!
  6. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Coming out to Dubai do we need any immunisations?
  7. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Just thinking about sun protection, any recommendations for a good high factor cream suitable for sensitive skin, that won't cause heat rash or prickly heat?! x :)
  8. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    HI frineds, I am working in UAE and planning to move to Australia on student dependent visa since my wife is student in Australia and she will help me to apply for partner visa in Australia. I would like to have suggestion from anybody out there who have applied for Australian visa from Dubai...
  9. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi I'm Grego and my fiance is currently a Head of Physics inan A level school in england and I am a plasterer however I'm currently at night college and will qualify as a barber by next summer that is when we are looking to make the move over to dubai. We have been told that the best place to...
  10. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    My husband is an emergency medicine doctor whose employer has offered him a 3-year contract and a substantial salary in Dubai; however, I have some reservations about limited rights/freedoms for women in the UAE. I was wondering if any of the women in this forum might be able to shed some light...
  11. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi everyone I was hoping I could pick your expert brains. We are shortly due to move to Dubai (about a month or two) and I'm currently contacting estate agents to book viewings. I've studied the map long and hard and sort of have an idea where to live but not a 100% sure. My husband will be...
  12. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi there I am looking for some advice/thoughts/opinions about living in Al Barsha 3 Area (Dubai) vs. Industrial Area 16, Near National paints round about (Sharjah) I have not been to UAE before so anything you can tell me about Al Barsha like is it a nice area, near mall/shopping, grocery...
  13. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hello all, I am living in Dubai for the summer (in Jumeirah) and really interested in talking to people who have moved here about their experiences. I am very open to meeting up or even just talking through email. I'm mostly interested in talking to people about why they have moved here, what...
  14. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    I get offer have a job in Dubai Metro as technician, i'm in dilemma to accept or not. i come from Malaysia. i get salary around aed3000/month,im also get afew benefit-room and transport is free, madical, PA, 1 flight ticket free for 6 month service... but i need help your guy.... 1/how much...
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