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Jun 25th 2015, 6:31 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By busybee2

Re: DVLA

but you can only use a foreign licence for 1 year.
Forum: Middle East
Jun 22nd 2015, 9:24 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,071
Posted By busybee2

Re: breach of mortgage

yes a lot of insurance policies are voided if property left empty for more than 30 days... a lot of expats dont realise there is a change to insurance terms etc.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 16th 2015, 8:50 am
Replies: 16
Views: 906
Posted By busybee2

Re: Health Insurance

so meaow it wd be gd to know what options are there for people on one way ticket home resident visa is cancelled here, so no medical insurance valid, technically when you apply for travel insurance...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 16th 2015, 8:34 am
Replies: 16
Views: 906
Posted By busybee2

Re: Health Insurance

what options are there if you are leaving uae so no longer a resident and then if you are not a resident of uk for eg you technically cannot get a plan... also getting travel insurance etc when you...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 15th 2015, 8:10 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 906
Posted By busybee2

Re: Health Insurance

unfortunately its catch twenty two... you have to be resident to get cover from here... you are not... you are not resident in uk so you cannot get an online one... so unfortunately you cannot get...
Jun 14th 2015, 8:55 am
Replies: 33
Views: 4,079
Posted By busybee2

Re: Can I use NHS?

it depends... on year to year, course to course, uni to uni... the rules are that you should be 3 years resident beforehand ie you have not come back to uk just for education purposes.. but if you...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 13th 2015, 7:49 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By busybee2

Re: Islands for picnics when boating in AD

the islands are all private. you can pay to go to al maya.
lulu is hardly very far... all the other islands will be much further out... just find a spit of sand to moor up on.
Forum: Middle East
May 18th 2015, 6:06 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,378
Posted By busybee2

Re: Moving to uae (abu dhabi)

what.... they built both marina mall and abu dhabi mall that opened in 99 i believe... and there were still other stuff being built.... maybe you are talking about dxb?
Forum: Middle East
May 18th 2015, 11:22 am
Replies: 41
Views: 5,378
Posted By busybee2

Re: Moving to uae (abu dhabi)

yeh i know that doh!!!! what i was pointing out was that the first "mall" being marina mall was built in 99..... so even then it was changing... so to say that nothing has changed come 2005 how can...
Forum: Middle East
May 18th 2015, 11:21 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,508
Posted By busybee2

Re: UK licence - new car hire 'rules'

explain why your "red" is not true.. when in fact another poster after agreed with me! if you want to use your uk licence then by all means... just hope that you do not need to test the system out...
Forum: Middle East
May 17th 2015, 6:52 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,378
Posted By busybee2

Re: Moving to uae (abu dhabi)

even 10 years ago its very very very different! there were no malls as such as the first one opened in 99!
Forum: Middle East
May 16th 2015, 8:17 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,378
Posted By busybee2

Re: Moving to uae (abu dhabi)

be aware that al ghadeer rates are being raised just the same as the rest of abu dhabi.. as the housing stock is always much less than dxb, hence why in dxb you always get more for your money! even...
Forum: Middle East
May 16th 2015, 8:15 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,378
Posted By busybee2

Re: Moving to uae (abu dhabi)

hahahah auh "has" changed "hugely", for one nothing was off the island before... i was one of the first people brave enough to move into kca, and the looks i got when i said thats where i lived way...
Forum: Middle East
May 14th 2015, 12:51 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,378
Posted By busybee2

Re: Moving to uae (abu dhabi)

hmmmm dxb is still less expensive than auh... and its not going to get any better as there is a shortage of units coming online.... some areas were mentioned just recently that they have declined in...
Forum: Middle East
May 14th 2015, 12:49 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,378
Posted By busybee2

Re: Moving to uae (abu dhabi)

fyi;you cannot live legally in any of the areas along the main ad/dxb highway.. only in al ghadeer as its private, and al reef or hydra otherwise then you must look at areas such as raha/kca/kcb etc
Forum: Middle East
May 13th 2015, 7:17 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By busybee2

Re: Problems Equalizing Degree in Abu Dhabi

they mean your alevels, ie they usually require your latest results so normally that you would a degree, if you dont have that then they say high sch which to me in uk terms is alevels etc.
Forum: Middle East
May 12th 2015, 2:11 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,378
Posted By busybee2

Re: Moving to uae (abu dhabi)

hahahah 100 days of fog at ghantoot.. never!!! although the weather is changing... we just had "rain" the other day in "may". but i would agree 10 days or so a year when its really bad... and then...
Forum: Middle East
May 12th 2015, 2:07 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,097
Posted By busybee2

Re: Tax situation

if you are renting out properties then you can get the non resident landlord scheme. you need to google hmrc as the rules have changed re tax.. it used to be 1 complete tax year to be tax free but...
Forum: Middle East
May 11th 2015, 6:58 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,508
Posted By busybee2

Re: UK licence - new car hire 'rules'

nope dont think so.. hence why people just renew it without being "technically" resident. but if you are a long term expat whats the point of paying 14quid each 10 years for something that you arent...
Forum: Middle East
May 10th 2015, 4:53 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,508
Posted By busybee2

Re: UK licence - new car hire 'rules'

yep the car hire places can go online to find out the info when at the desk, but then this will take some time... or you can download a pdf before you go to speed up the process.

but its good to...
Forum: Middle East
May 10th 2015, 2:10 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,508
Posted By busybee2

Re: UK licence - new car hire 'rules'

this is a moot point as the title states here its british "expats", so as a non uk resident you shouldnt have your uk licence any more ..... you cannot use it if you are not living in the uk so you...
May 5th 2015, 7:25 am
Replies: 43
Views: 6,805
Posted By busybee2

Re: University fees non residents

no... do you live overseas? have you been through this? if you havent then how can you comment on it? what is your experience of it? I know a lot of families that are abroad and have been through...
May 4th 2015, 1:46 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 6,805
Posted By busybee2

Re: University fees non residents

i can tell you it is.... obviously you still need to have ties wth the uk too!
May 4th 2015, 5:48 am
Replies: 43
Views: 6,805
Posted By busybee2

Re: University fees non residents

but if you are working "temporarily" then thats the key!! some people may well flout the rules... but a lot of unis will send an additional assessment form out which has to be filled in, also you...
May 4th 2015, 5:46 am
Replies: 43
Views: 6,805
Posted By busybee2

Re: University fees non residents

the rules are clear... if you are temporarily away working and having other ties to the uk (this will only apply to certain countries, as if you work in a country overseas that you can take up...
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