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Forum: Middle East
Jan 11th 2020, 1:45 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 800
Posted By asjglx

Re: Oman

It appears the the ruling family decided to just follow Qaboos' wishes and not spend 3 days arguing about it. The letter was opened immediately.
Forum: Middle East
Jan 11th 2020, 1:39 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 800
Posted By asjglx

Re: Oman

I read that they did open the envelope and the name was Haitham bin Tariq Al Said
Forum: Middle East
Nov 20th 2019, 7:55 am
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By asjglx

Re: Schools in Muscat

British School Muscat is probably the best. It's in an area called Madinat Al Sultan Qaboos (MSQ) - i'd recommend trying to live in this area as well.
Sep 20th 2019, 6:43 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,330
Posted By asjglx

Re: Kuwait 3500KDN per month - worth it?

I think you'll be ok on 3500 KDs.

Per month:
600 - 1000 for a nice apartment in a European expat building.
200 for an ok hire car (until you buy)
150 - 200 groceries (my wife and I go fairly...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 3rd 2019, 9:08 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,586
Posted By asjglx

Re: Moving to Ajman or Sharjah in UAE

+1 for Mirdif. It's changed so much since I lived there back in 2007 but I had a great time. I still always go back to Uptown Mirdif for old times' sake when i'm in DXB. Unfortunately the cafe I used...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 17th 2019, 6:26 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,769
Posted By asjglx

Re: S1N Tax in Oman

If you use the correct supplier from the UK, then Aramex will deliver them right to your front door
Forum: Middle East
May 13th 2019, 7:35 am
Replies: 2
Views: 644
Posted By asjglx

Re: Moving to Kuwait

Hi,

I've been in Kuwait for 18 months now, it was a bit of a shock after having lived in sleepy Muscat for 5 years. I can write a bit more later or answer any specific questions if you have any....
Forum: Middle East
Apr 12th 2019, 11:42 am
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By asjglx

Re: Setting up home broadband, Muscat

OmanTel is your best bet for internet, take your residence card to one of their stores and they will usually get a technician out to your home within a couple of days. They will show you a Google...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 5th 2019, 3:48 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By asjglx

Re: Opening bank account with HSBC oman

I think you will need to do this when you get back to Muscat. You will probably need to visit the bank, I opened my account at the branch in Madinat Sultan Qaboos. I actually switched from HSBC to...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 4th 2019, 11:51 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,054
Posted By asjglx

Re: Getting a car in Muscat

My company put me in a hotel just opposite the main Porsche dealer in Muscat. I spent quite a lot of time looking out the window at the nice shiny cars. I test drove a second hand Cayman a few weeks...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 4th 2019, 8:00 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,054
Posted By asjglx

Re: Getting a car in Muscat

Avoid buying a second hand car from an Omani - it will have been thrown around at the weekends when they drive home to their villages. Check out OLX and try to find something from an expat family,...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 9th 2018, 9:24 am
Replies: 15
Eid
Views: 1,088
Posted By asjglx

Re: Eid

Hello! Arrived back in February after 4 years in Muscat. Got the driving licence last week, only took 6 months. Was a pain without - live in Salmiya and work in Eqaila.

Where are you heading off...
Aug 9th 2018, 7:41 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,708
Posted By asjglx

Re: Any information on working as nurse in Kuwait

Quite new to Kuwait myself, only arrived at the beginning of the year. Note that you can get a pre-paid SIM on your passport before you get your Residence ID. Things like an internet subscription or...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 9th 2018, 6:58 am
Replies: 15
Eid
Views: 1,088
Posted By asjglx

Re: Eid

Also 9 days in Kuwait, although currently Sunday 19th is showing up on my system as a working day, I hope that changes soon! Off to Bahrain for the week, my first time. Not looking forward to the...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 5th 2018, 6:21 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,668
Posted By asjglx

Re: Job offer in Muscat

Good morning!

I think 3000 OMR might be a little low for yourself. I've now left Muscat, but when I was there I was single and living alone. My salary was in the 2500-3000 OMR range, which for me,...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 24th 2017, 4:13 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 3,929
Posted By asjglx

Re: Package info on Oman

The salary looks a little low to me. Remember that the exchange rate back to GBP is good at the moment, I think I got £2.09 for my Omani Rials the other day. When I first arrived here 3 years ago I...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 3rd 2017, 9:59 am
Replies: 47
Views: 2,230
Posted By asjglx

Re: Vaping

OT but hey-ho....

It's completely banned here in Oman. You can't buy them here and the police will confiscate if they catch you bringing one in to the country.
Forum: Middle East
Jan 3rd 2017, 7:19 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,210
Posted By asjglx

Re: Moving to Muscat

You can drive on your International Drivers License for only 30 days once you have received your Omani Residents ID card. If you hold a UK (or European) driving license then you can do a straight...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 16th 2016, 9:32 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,668
Posted By asjglx

Re: Job offer in Muscat

For 500 RO per month you will get a two bedroom apartment in an apartment building within an expat-friendly area of Muscat. I used to pay 550 RO for my 2 bedroom place in the most common place,...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 22nd 2016, 6:58 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,762
Posted By asjglx

Re: oman

Living in Muscat at the moment. Fire away...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 17th 2016, 4:06 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,536
Posted By asjglx

Re: clothing for curvy women in MUSCAT????

I'm a slightly larger guy. I don't struggle with my clothes here at all. I tend to buy most of my clothes in the UK from the high street stores because they are cheaper. M&S here is expensive, they...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 17th 2016, 4:00 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,767
Posted By asjglx

Re: Want to move to muscat Oman

Tourists visas are 20 Omani Rials for 30 days, single entry. You can renew this once at the airport for another 30 days. After this you must leave the country and return. Most people drive to Hatta,...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 16th 2016, 2:43 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By asjglx

Re: Travel Insurance

Perfect, thank you!
Forum: Middle East
Jun 16th 2016, 6:59 am
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By asjglx

Travel Insurance

Hi all,

I'm British and currently living in Oman with a residence visa.

I am lucky to be escaping the heat and the remaining days of Ramadan very soon for a trip to Thailand, Cambodia &...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 28th 2015, 8:45 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,041
Posted By asjglx

Re: Restaurants recommendations ( Muscat ) ?

Mumtaz Mahal, Tomato (Intercontinental,) The Caves, Pavo Reals, Manhattan Fish & Chips, Richoux, More Cafe, Shakespeares, Fauchon, The Marina, Silk Route.
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