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Old Jun 29th 2009, 3:22 am
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Hi. Sorry if this appears a stupid question but I need to ask. i have had a poke around old threads and can't find the answer I am looking for.

I'm still waiting on a date to move, I'm guessing Aug/Sept with the way things are going. However my bloke, who I am leaving in the Uk is planning to come out in Nov (It's his birthday, so better be nice to him). However it looks like I'll still be in compound at this time, obviously as we're not married he is unable to stay on compound so looking likeley to be a stay in a hotel.

Can anyone recommend a relatively cheap hotel for the week at the beginning of Nov? Or am I better trying to convince him to come out once I've moved off compound?

Thanks
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Old Jun 29th 2009, 3:30 am
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why don't you just wait with making a decision until you are actually here...think that's much easier and one less thing to worry about now.
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Old Jun 29th 2009, 8:10 am
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Hi. Sorry if this appears a stupid question but I need to ask. i have had a poke around old threads and can't find the answer I am looking for.

I'm still waiting on a date to move, I'm guessing Aug/Sept with the way things are going. However my bloke, who I am leaving in the Uk is planning to come out in Nov (It's his birthday, so better be nice to him). However it looks like I'll still be in compound at this time, obviously as we're not married he is unable to stay on compound so looking likeley to be a stay in a hotel.

Can anyone recommend a relatively cheap hotel for the week at the beginning of Nov? Or am I better trying to convince him to come out once I've moved off compound?

Thanks
will they know if he's staying with you? And who will say anything? LOADS of couples live together here, even though it's illegal.
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Old Jun 29th 2009, 9:40 am
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will they know if he's staying with you? And who will say anything? LOADS of couples live together here, even though it's illegal.
Exactly!

Plus, "compound", is there really such a thing in AD? I mean, it's not Saudi..
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Old Jun 29th 2009, 11:44 am
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Originally Posted by Sarahb79 View Post
Hi. Sorry if this appears a stupid question but I need to ask. i have had a poke around old threads and can't find the answer I am looking for.

I'm still waiting on a date to move, I'm guessing Aug/Sept with the way things are going. However my bloke, who I am leaving in the Uk is planning to come out in Nov (It's his birthday, so better be nice to him). However it looks like I'll still be in compound at this time, obviously as we're not married he is unable to stay on compound so looking likeley to be a stay in a hotel.

Can anyone recommend a relatively cheap hotel for the week at the beginning of Nov? Or am I better trying to convince him to come out once I've moved off compound?

Thanks
Sarah,
If your guesstimate is Aug/Sept then in all honesty it may be November before you get to AD;factor in Ramadan and the frustratingly slow process Ministries are notorious for....

You are picking the highest premium time for hotel rooms this year-Grand Prix!

I agree with Mata,wait til you are on the ground, save yourself some stress
Good luck with it all.
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Old Jun 29th 2009, 3:15 pm
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Thanks for for the replies guys.

I know it's Grand prix week, OH has been trying to convince me that tickets would be a good present for him!

part of the contract with the hospital is for the first three months we live on site in a shared flat so sneaking him in would cause a few difficulties.

I have had my offer for over 6 weeks now and still chasing my tail with paperwork. I had anticipated being out there next month, sooo wrong.
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and with ramadan approaching even slower.....
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