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Forum: Europe
Apr 4th 2013, 1:58 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,437
Posted By Robbies

Re: Romania... Car lease?

...ignore as I have found the relevant information now
Forum: Europe
Apr 3rd 2013, 2:23 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,437
Posted By Robbies

Romania... Car lease?

Can anyone point me towards any information on car leasing options in Romania?

Trying to plan options before moving; we currently have a car in UK on a lease, which is about to expire. Plan would...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 27th 2011, 5:44 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By Robbies

Process at end of rental contract?

What is the process for moving out of a rental apartment at the end of the lease?

Our contract states at the end of the contract it is null and void, however there is also a clause that states...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 18th 2010, 4:36 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,650
Posted By Robbies

Re: Mobile Phones in Dubai?

We're moving back to UK next month, so I have a Vodafone one... Needed a UK number sorted before we leave.
Forum: Middle East
Oct 13th 2010, 7:32 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,650
Posted By Robbies

Re: Mobile Phones in Dubai?

Glad to be of help :)

I just got my iPhone 4 after year of wanting an iPhone but never taking the plunge.
Forum: Middle East
Oct 11th 2010, 5:21 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,650
Posted By Robbies

Re: Mobile Phones in Dubai?

Du... pay by the second, my experience of network quality was a number of dropped calls and calls that will not connect.

Etisalat... pay by the minute, and my experience is that network is more...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 1st 2010, 10:29 am
Replies: 28
Views: 7,166
Posted By Robbies

Re: Sky+ Box - UAE?

Don't come back to me with this one, but.... the tennant in our apartment (in Dubai) has his Sky box (european Sky, not UK Sky - still has Sky logos on teh channels but languages I do not...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 31st 2010, 5:23 am
Replies: 8
Views: 50,630
Posted By Robbies

Re: Cheapest long-term car rental Dubai

National Car Rental are (or were) offering Ford Focus 1.6 for 1800dhs per month

Also have a look on http://www.diamondlease.com/

And give Hertz a call to see what they offer.
Aug 29th 2010, 9:13 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,224
Posted By Robbies

Re: Car insurance no claims......

Whenever I cancel an insurance policy I request confirmation of NCB. I have proof of NCB certificates for each policy I have held, in UK, Australia and UAE. When we move back to UK I can present...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 22nd 2010, 6:00 am
Replies: 12
Du
Views: 1,190
Posted By Robbies

Re: Du

100dhs... interesting.

But I do not want or requrie a landline. Basically, I just want what I have, but move to 8mbps rather than 2mbps.

So, surely they can activate this remotely, or will...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 21st 2010, 12:32 pm
Replies: 12
Du
Views: 1,190
Posted By Robbies

Re: Du

ahhhh, if you book your upgrade, you start a new 12 month contract with them.
Forum: Middle East
Jul 14th 2010, 12:20 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,821
Posted By Robbies

Re: Financial Cost of Leaving the UAE - Lesson Learnt!

why close the savings schemes? why not just continue making payments into them? If he could not continue to afford the 1000, he could reduce the payments (as he would be past the initial 18 months)...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 7th 2010, 3:57 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 2,365
Posted By Robbies

Selling a car in Dubai - Process where the buyer has finance?

I've done some searching, and know the process for me to sell;

- clear finance and get NOC (immediately) and clearance certificate (5-7 days) from my bank
- go to RTA with the buyer to do the...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 25th 2010, 3:10 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 303
Posted By Robbies

Brazil v Portugal in English? (Du)

Never mind... found a channel that said it was the ivory coast game, but its showing Brazil in English (515)
Forum: Middle East
Jun 15th 2010, 10:50 am
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By Robbies

Re: More doom and gloom for real estate investors

I'm not getting into the debate of investor v non-investor, but where does the 110-120k come from? Many reports say that realestate sector is dead and everything on hold, cancelled or delayed many...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 15th 2010, 10:45 am
Replies: 1
Views: 768
Posted By Robbies

Money transfer to UK

I recall there is someone (possibly more than 1 person) with access to wholesale FX rates for money transfers.

If they see this, can they drop me a PM as I'd like to know the best rates as I want...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 10th 2010, 5:05 am
Replies: 0
Views: 334
Posted By Robbies

Gas man in The Springs?

Hope someone can help...

We have recently moved to Springs and need the contact details of a gas man. More specifically, one that will refill the white bottles that you get from ACE. We bought...
Forum: Middle East
May 11th 2010, 1:09 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 11,414
Posted By Robbies

Re: Do Dubai TV's work in the UK?

from what I see, tvs are more $$$ in Dubai.

If you are moving home to have Sky then your tv will work. if you want to use an arial from your roof, then as others say, it will not work.

A Dubai...
Forum: Middle East
May 2nd 2010, 5:07 am
Replies: 50
Views: 5,112
Posted By Robbies

Re: another boring old salary package thread...

How does the offer compare to your NET UK salary (take off tax, NI, pension etc - basically, the amount that goes into your bank each month)?

Ok, schools are an addition to what you have in UK,...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 11th 2010, 11:22 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,981
Posted By Robbies

Re: Dubai Police Does Well...

I thought that was a strange story when I read it, and the more I think about it, the more I see that it is odd...

Below is text taken from the article and the caption below the headline...


...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 24th 2010, 12:14 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By Robbies

Re: Etisalat Broadband

We're 349 a month with Du for 2Mbps! That price with Etisalat is great.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 7th 2010, 3:38 am
Replies: 10
Views: 5,915
Posted By Robbies

Re: Buying a Saxophone

Virgin also sell them. Mercatto certainly had yesterday, and MoE is likely to sell more
Forum: Middle East
Jan 21st 2010, 8:52 am
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By Robbies

Re: Car Trade ins??

yes, you can do, however be prepared for a serious shafting with price. Market is still swamped with some desperate sellers; a trader can pick these cars up quite cheap, and so the incentive for...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 8th 2009, 5:17 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,595
Posted By Robbies

Travel Insurance?

Anyone on here recommend a place to go to get travel insurance?

Seen something good with HSBC, but open to suggestions. Looking for an annual multi trip policy.

Thanks
Forum: Middle East
Nov 1st 2009, 1:16 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,365
Posted By Robbies

Re: Abu Dhabi F1 in English??

found it on Bahrain TV in arabic...
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