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Old Aug 17th 2022, 9:24 am
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Originally Posted by Real Sosobad
Is the 9-12 months wait just for 2 beds or 1 bed apartments as well?
Was hoping my wife and child could quickly follow me but looks like this may be unrealistic
We are going with 3 kids and we have been told the wait for us would be around 3 months
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Old Aug 17th 2022, 5:40 pm
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Originally Posted by Claud123
I also have registered family with kissflow months ago ...that said we requested a 2 bed in NC1. Unfortunately NC1 is full even with 1 bed apartment at present.
In addition the 2 bed apartment are of high demand thus not available ..onboarding has advised me 6-12 months for 2 bed to be Available . So most likely your husband will start with a studio apartment at NC2 where everyone is been placed. My only advise on the UAE residence is seek a golden visa maybe difficult to obtain or obtain a Sharjah Free zone visa and work on starting a trading company of some sort or seek a job or sponsor in the UAE. I'm in Bahrain so we've been sponsored by local company for 12 month residence visa then look at relocating family after 12 months.
Thank you! I think the free zone option is what we are looking into at the moment. Hope you and your family managed to get settled in soon too!
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Originally Posted by Evilbungle
Pretty annoyed about it to be honest as if they had been upfront about it in the first place I would probably have turned the job down but we are too far along the process now.
It's probably no consolation but they are being upfront about it now at least (the headhunters my husband has been approached by are anyway). They've all told us no schooling until 2023 at the earliest and no decent accommodation either.
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Old Aug 17th 2022, 7:45 pm
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Originally Posted by christmasoompa
It's probably no consolation but they are being upfront about it now at least (the headhunters my husband has been approached by are anyway). They've all told us no schooling until 2023 at the earliest and no decent accommodation either.
After reading all your messages, I have decided to ask again for the availability for the 2 bedroom cabins (we are going with 3 kids) I asked for a realistic timeframe and they confirmed by email that the waiting list is around 18 months for families like ours

So we are going to turn down the offer


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Old Aug 17th 2022, 8:13 pm
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Originally Posted by Scott78
After reading all your messages, I have decided to ask again for the availability for the 2 bedroom cabins (we are going with 3 kids) I asked for a realistic timeframe and they confirmed by email that the waiting list is around 18 months for families like ours

So we are going to turn down the offer
18 months? wow!
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Old Aug 17th 2022, 9:28 pm
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both I've been told only studios available at NC2 which is a box
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Old Aug 17th 2022, 9:28 pm
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Originally Posted by Scott78
After reading all your messages, I have decided to ask again for the availability for the 2 bedroom cabins (we are going with 3 kids) I asked for a realistic timeframe and they confirmed by email that the waiting list is around 18 months for families like ours

So we are going to turn down the offer
A shame but I don't blame you. Had I not already progressed to far down the road I would also be turning it down. As it is I will unfortunately most likely just accept that I will be looking for a new job almost as soon as I land. It is frustrating as I said at every step that I would only consider it if I could move my family with me and I really am not looking forward to having to spend up to 18 months (But as it has increased by 15 months since March who knows how long) without my family (And my wife isn't looking forward to being a single mother.)

My only (Albeit very small) hope is that they will suddenly build a lot more 2 bed room properties (To be honest I am not sure why they are building 1 bed units when surely for families with 1 kid you need 2 rooms (1 for Adults, 1 for child) and for families with multiple kids you need 3 rooms (1 for Adults, 1 for Girls and 1 for boys.) - obviously if you have kids that can share you could fit multiple kids in a 2 bed, but it seems strange that 2 bed units are as big as they go.
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Old Aug 17th 2022, 9:33 pm
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I have not started with Neom still ongoing visa issues here with gov documents from Saudi ...but we have been living as a family in Bahrain for 2 years
which is preferred from wife. So Neom as a family until can wait until its actually ready with suitable accommodation.
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Old Aug 18th 2022, 12:23 am
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Who is doing the confirming?
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Old Aug 18th 2022, 6:23 am
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Originally Posted by Trailing_Hubby
Who is doing the confirming?
My on-boarder is, happy to provide a screenshot of the email by PM
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Old Aug 18th 2022, 9:26 am
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Anybody knows what the one bed apartments timeframe is in NC1?
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Old Aug 18th 2022, 7:44 pm
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Originally Posted by Leela
Anybody knows what the one bed apartments timeframe is in NC1?
It's going to be 2023, and then they have all the people waiting since April 2022 in NC2 ahead of you.
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Old Aug 18th 2022, 8:01 pm
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Originally Posted by Claud123
both I've been told only studios available at NC2 which is a box
lol aren't they all boxes?
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Old Aug 18th 2022, 9:04 pm
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yes but a more of single compartment box
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Old Aug 19th 2022, 3:20 am
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Hi All - can anyone advise the approximate timescales it took for them to receive a formal offer after HR shared the details verbally? I was told that offer will arrive in my inbox in 2-3 days time... but I am now waiting for a week and a half. My process has been ok so far - my journey from HR initial contact to verbal offer has taken 4 weeks. Thanks.
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