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Forum: Middle East
Jul 13th 2019, 5:24 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By UKMS

Re: Moving to Dubai family of 5 - need advice

It also somewhat depends on what lifestyle you are used to in the UK and what your expectations are in Dubai, what sort of holidays you want, what activities your kids are used to doing, what hobbies...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 10th 2019, 7:36 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,712
Posted By UKMS

Re: Problem with Dollar Rent a Car UAE

Be sure to let us all know how you get on from the demands that you’ve made. Just about every modern country worldwide has speed cameras and just about every established rental car company will...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 29th 2019, 4:30 pm
Forum: Middle East
Jun 29th 2019, 3:21 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By UKMS

Good reason to avoid third party exchange services

A good example of how it can be expensive making an extra few quid pushing your money through a third party exchange service.
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Forum: Middle East
Jun 24th 2019, 6:45 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,712
Posted By UKMS

Re: Problem with Dollar Rent a Car UAE

you don’t know ...... but you avoid them by sticking to the limit ..... pretty simple really
Forum: Middle East
Jun 24th 2019, 6:44 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,712
Posted By UKMS

Re: Problem with Dollar Rent a Car UAE

No I got 2 x 300aed fines 600 total, completely my responsibility! Why shouldn’t I accept what I’ve done wrong ? ..... bottom line is speed limits are clearly marked and presumably you had a...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 24th 2019, 6:09 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,712
Posted By UKMS

Re: Problem with Dollar Rent a Car UAE

The route you took there are probably hundreds of speed cameras, not hard to rack up fines if you are heavy footed :)
Forum: Middle East
Jun 24th 2019, 6:06 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,712
Posted By UKMS

Re: Problem with Dollar Rent a Car UAE

Keep in mind that in Abu Dhabi you no longer get the 20kph buffer. The limit that’s posted is the limit.

I got 2 300aed tickets within 45 seconds, completely down to me I missed the sign as I came...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 8th 2019, 7:28 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,433
Posted By UKMS

Re: Income tax query

i can’t comment on the part year situation as this can be complex and is very much down to individual circumstances. The piece of advice that I would challenge is not renting out your home .......
Forum: Spain
Jun 7th 2019, 1:50 pm
Forum: Spain
Jun 6th 2019, 10:16 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 834
Posted By UKMS

Tax on a property transfer / Sale -v- inheritance tax

Just looking to pick some brains around the tax implications of a transfer / sale of my mother’s current home in Tenerife to me versus inheritance tax when the property eventually passes down to me....
Forum: Middle East
Jun 2nd 2019, 5:55 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 672
Posted By UKMS

Re: Moving to Dubai

Worth searching and reading many other posts on similar topics. Has your employer given you any relocation advice or assistance ?
Forum: Middle East
Jan 20th 2019, 4:38 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By UKMS

Re: tax on shipping personal effects back to UK

I found this on justlanded.com.

If you’re moving or returning to the UK (including British subjects) from outside the EU, you can import your belongings free of duty and tax provided you’ve lived...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 7th 2019, 7:26 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,545
Posted By UKMS

Re: Denied Boarding

Assuming it’s not in the UAE .....
Forum: Middle East
Jan 7th 2019, 6:27 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,545
Posted By UKMS

Re: Denied Boarding

i think you might find that denied boarding legislation applies to overbooked flights ...... it doesn’t apply to denied boarding for other reasons such as drunkenness, bad behaviour etc and I doubt...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 25th 2018, 8:04 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,019
Posted By UKMS

Re: Sheikh Mo's daughter failed escape plot

https://news.sky.com/story/missing-dubai-princess-pictured-alive-11590923

The plot thickens :)
Forum: Middle East
Dec 25th 2018, 7:59 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,545
Posted By UKMS

Re: Denied Boarding

Does FOI apply to an airline ? ..... thought it applied to public bodies !

If the destination immigration authority tell the airline not to fly you into the country the airline is obliged to act...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 21st 2018, 6:48 am
Replies: 119
Views: 163,311
Posted By UKMS

Re: "Is It Worth It" - a guide to costs vs income for the UAE & Qatar

no im not an HR person I’m just some one who knows many people working in both locations ..... clearly you have a reason that you think you should get a 20-30% uplift ? Your expectations puzzle me....
Forum: Middle East
Nov 20th 2018, 8:31 pm
Replies: 119
Views: 163,311
Posted By UKMS

Re: "Is It Worth It" - a guide to costs vs income for the UAE & Qatar

on that salary why would you expect a 10k uplift for moving to AD ?
Forum: Middle East
Nov 20th 2018, 5:16 am
Replies: 119
Views: 163,311
Posted By UKMS

Re: "Is It Worth It" - a guide to costs vs income for the UAE & Qatar

moving in which direction? A 10k uplift on what base salary ?
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 9th 2018, 1:50 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,536
Posted By UKMS

Re: Cars that have Apple Carplay / Android Auto

I’m sure someone will correct me if I’m wrong. As far as I understand once iOS12 is released the restriction on mapping will be lifted and Apple CarPlay will work with Waze and Google Maps.
Forum: Middle East
Aug 24th 2018, 5:11 am
Replies: 68
Views: 3,658
Posted By UKMS

Re: 'Eye massagers' in the UAE

I’d say they are more likely to take issue with your husband having it than you :) (if indeed anyone takes issue)
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 23rd 2018, 7:34 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,331
Posted By UKMS

Re: Bali

A timely post .... I’m just heading to Singapore then down to Bali on Monday for a 10 day stay for my wife’s milestone birthday (it’s her 60th but she doesn’t want anyone to know :) )

Sounds...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 21st 2018, 2:10 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,042
Posted By UKMS

Re: Tedious HMRC

Interesting story ! ..... surprised you didn’t mention any of this when you were posting about tax back in March :)
Forum: Middle East
Aug 13th 2018, 2:49 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 749
Posted By UKMS

Re: Buy to Let or Residential Mortgage Route

There are so many considerations in swaying one way or the other. I’m probably biased because BTL is serving me very well both as an income and a bricks and mortar long term investment. Problem is...
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