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Forum: Middle East
Jul 17th 2013, 11:47 am
Replies: 120
Views: 194,098
Posted By MrBAH

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

And probably not enough alcohol (as I understand it, precisely zero) to warrant living there....
Forum: Middle East
Jul 10th 2013, 8:20 am
Replies: 90
Views: 13,140
Posted By MrBAH

Re: British Schools in Dubai

Anyone have any thoughts/ insight into the new Victory Heights Primary school? We've managed to get a place in here for junior but I'd be interested to hear people's views about it, if any?
Forum: Middle East
Jul 9th 2013, 2:55 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 13,140
Posted By MrBAH

Re: British Schools in Dubai

Millhouse - what's the traffic/ exit like from AR heading the other way towards Sports City/ Motor City, and how long does it take? Thx
Forum: Middle East
Jul 8th 2013, 8:33 am
Replies: 14
Views: 5,280
Posted By MrBAH

Re: Jumeirah Park

Thanks BC. Jumeirah Park is next door to Meadows/Juneirah Islands apparently. I've been looking at Victory Heights but the villas seem really expensive considering its "an emerging community" -...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 7th 2013, 2:51 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 5,280
Posted By MrBAH

Jumeirah Park

Hi All,

Anyone know much about this community, i.e. the presence of community facilities, etc? I know it sat unfinished for some time but work has resumed. An article I found on the internet...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 5th 2013, 3:33 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 13,140
Posted By MrBAH

Re: British Schools in Dubai

What's the name of the new school on Al Khail Road you're referring to?? Is it Victory Heights Primary?
Forum: Middle East
Jun 21st 2013, 1:27 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 7,962
Posted By MrBAH

UK Mobile Phone in UAE?

Hi All,

Apologies if this seems a blindingly obvious question, but does a UK iPhone or similar work in the UAE with a Du or Etisalat sim card?

I'm contemplating porting across my existing...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 20th 2013, 4:48 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By MrBAH

Re: Flaky Financial Advisor

Might be a P85..? It's a P something.... That's for sure !
Forum: Middle East
Jun 20th 2013, 4:08 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By MrBAH

Re: Flaky Financial Advisor

I'm in exactly the same boat as you, and when speaking with HMRC, they too suggested that this was on a difficutly level akin to splitting atoms. When I used their demo SRT on the HMRC Website, it...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 20th 2013, 3:46 pm
Replies: 136
Views: 17,307
Posted By MrBAH

Re: Car Advice - UAE

Ah, I was wondering how the yank tanks fared out there. I would never drive a French car anyway, as I value both my life and love my wife and children....;)
Forum: Middle East
Jun 20th 2013, 3:10 pm
Replies: 136
Views: 17,307
Posted By MrBAH

Re: Car Advice - UAE

So in theory one could get the MENA car of choice, a Land Cruiser, for decent value?? Someone told me - and this could be total b/s - that European cars, especially used ones, cannot cope with the...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 20th 2013, 11:43 am
Replies: 136
Views: 17,307
Posted By MrBAH

Re: Car Advice - UAE

As ever, thanks BC. The Prado was just an example, I've been told a lot of the Toyotas are (well) used by locals, so I'm on the hunt for a good, European, ex-pat owned 4x4 for the wife and kids....
Forum: Middle East
Jun 20th 2013, 9:14 am
Replies: 136
Views: 17,307
Posted By MrBAH

Re: Car Advice - UAE

Just to add to this thread.

I'm due out to live in Dubai with the family in 5-weeks. I'm thinking of hiring one car for the first few months (for the missus to drive around in - thinking a...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 19th 2013, 2:53 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,687
Posted By MrBAH

Re: Where to live

Anyone have any views on Victory Heights (Dubai Sports City), in particular accessibility around Dubai?? Our School is in that area, so the school run is sorted, but taxi fares seem cheap and short...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 19th 2013, 2:48 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,510
Posted By MrBAH

Re: Advice please?? How to plan my move with kids in tow??

I'm literally going through this process now and the light is at the end of the tunnel...... so much so I arrive in Dubai in 6wks.... we now have a school place on offer and its in the neighbourhood...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 4th 2013, 2:30 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,351
Posted By MrBAH

Re: Ramadan Activities / Opening Hours

I'm married with kids remember = not relevant :-(
Forum: Middle East
Jun 4th 2013, 1:09 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By MrBAH

Forum: Middle East
Jun 4th 2013, 1:09 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,351
Posted By MrBAH

Re: Ramadan Activities / Opening Hours

Hi Blue Cat, not sorted villa yet - I arrive with the family but have 2-wks off to enjoy endless viewings, no food during daylight hours and searing heat...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 4th 2013, 5:29 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,351
Posted By MrBAH

Re: Ramadan Activities / Opening Hours

Ok thanks, I've heard a few outlets like McD etc - Starbucks, Caffe Bero, etc are open in Malls but for takeaway only.

Again, please excuse my ignorance but does "take-away only" mean you have to...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 3rd 2013, 8:38 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By MrBAH

Pet Importation to Dubai

Hi folks,

Does anybody have experience of importing a pet into Dubai? I have a UK agent dealing with it from this end, and they have suggested that I also use an agent in Dubai to deal with the...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 3rd 2013, 8:32 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,351
Posted By MrBAH

Ramadan Activities / Opening Hours

Hi All,

So my flights are virtually confirmed for myself and the family to relocate at the end of July, but in my infinite supply of naivety I hadnt realised until lastnight that it would be...
May 13th 2013, 3:16 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 4,531
Posted By MrBAH

Re: UAE gratuity and international job transfer

On a related but slightly different matter, has anyone experience of the process in undertaking an international transfer with current employers? Specifically, 'm being asked to resign as I have an...
Forum: Middle East
May 9th 2013, 9:09 am
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By MrBAH

Re: UK Company Car Return

Great stuff, thanks for advice. It's like banging my head against a brick wall, it really is! Nobody seems to want to accept liability for this but I'm pretty clear that it shouldn't be me!!
Forum: Middle East
May 8th 2013, 7:55 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By MrBAH

Angry UK Company Car Return

Has anyone experienced undertaking an internal company transfer out to Dubai (although could literally be anywhere) and being held liable for Early Termination Charges on your UK company car?
...
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 3rd 2013, 11:50 am
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By MrBAH

Re: Etisalat unblocks Skype...........

Does apple facetime work in Dubai? Or is it Skype all the way?
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