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Forum: Middle East
Apr 10th 2015, 11:51 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By coffindodger

Re: Phone signal in Saudi

Depends on the location. I was in Al Wajhi doing a contract for a couple of weeks last year. The signal was at time very hit and miss.
It might be best speaking to your employer and asking them to...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 10th 2015, 11:46 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 808
Posted By coffindodger

Re: western expat compounds Khobar

Why live on a compound these days ?? I live off compound in khobar and have a nice little flat costing me less than 26k a year (SAR) close to all the shops etc. So I make on my expenses.
I lived on...
Forum: Philippines
Mar 18th 2015, 10:51 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,086
Posted By coffindodger

Re: Saudi Business visa

OK It looks like i have found an agency in manila that can sort out this visa.
I have a meeting with them on Friday.
I will post an update on here at the weekend so i can share my knowledge just...
Forum: Philippines
Mar 17th 2015, 8:36 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,086
Posted By coffindodger

Re: Saudi Business visa

Thanks for the info how much did it cost to get this sorted all by your self.
Forum: Philippines
Mar 17th 2015, 12:07 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,086
Posted By coffindodger

Re: Saudi Business visa

you went to the Saudi embassy in manila ???? did you not get any problems ???
Forum: Philippines
Mar 17th 2015, 11:37 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,086
Posted By coffindodger

Re: Saudi Business visa

stokkevin I telephoned the British embassy this lunchtime, what a waste of time effort and money, the bloke hadn't a clue and said I would google it if I was you.
But how do I get this sheet of...
Forum: Philippines
Mar 17th 2015, 11:18 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,086
Posted By coffindodger

Re: Saudi Business visa

Thanks for the info.
Forum: Philippines
Mar 17th 2015, 8:24 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,086
Posted By coffindodger

Saudi Business visa

Ok folks I have posted this on another board so any one that maybe a member of that and is reading this twice sorry for this.

My question is I am British male here in the Philippines on a tourist...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 16th 2015, 3:26 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,706
Posted By coffindodger

Re: Dnata / Emirates Group grades

Hi There is a lot of news over on te PPRUNE Website re Ek and 99.9999999% isn't that good. PPRuNe Forums - Professional Pilots Rumour Network (http://www.pprune.org) middle east.
Forum: Middle East
Feb 11th 2015, 10:45 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,133
Posted By coffindodger

Re: Brit expat driving in Saudi

As per my last reply on the other thread.
If you plan to drive here you can drive on your UK license for 90 days,
but it is easier to get an International driving license.
That's if you are on...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 11th 2015, 10:02 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 4,756
Posted By coffindodger

Re: Brit expat getting paid in Saudi

So your money will be paid in UK sterling.
If you are on a work visa then you WILL have to open a local bank account.
I used for more than 7 years the NCB and they were good. The HSBC and many...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 27th 2015, 11:20 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,332
Posted By coffindodger

Re: Best Bank to Use Saudi???

For 6 years I used the NCB in Taif and Riyadh and finally in Khobar. I found them very good no problems at all.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 21st 2015, 11:38 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 377
Posted By coffindodger

Accomadation Available in Khobar

Hi folks my 2 bed room Apartment / Flat will be available from Early March.
This is close to Silver Tower and the Saad Hospital.
This is a private building and NOT on a compound.

I could also...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 15th 2015, 12:32 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,362
Posted By coffindodger

Re: Moving to Yanbu. Any pointers?

There is one main compound in Yanbu which is out on the way to Marafiq. they do have a social room on there, I am sorry I cannot remember the name of the place.
Yanbu is a sleeppyy place a few...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 15th 2015, 12:27 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,183
Posted By coffindodger

Re: KSA Customs and Hard Drives

As long as you are not silly enough to bring any porn in on these hard drives then you should not have any problems. As for my self I have also only been checked about 3 times in the 7 years or so.
Forum: Middle East
Dec 29th 2014, 11:04 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,033
Posted By coffindodger

Re: The Price of Oil and Dubai.

Ok sorry maybe my choice of wording wasn't good.
But it has been said on an aviation middle eastern web site.

Enclaves such as Dubai, which has built its economy on servicing the flood of...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 29th 2014, 4:34 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,030
Posted By coffindodger

Re: Moving back to Dubai.

Well my package was rejected by the head office management. so me back to square one. Any know of any HSE Jobs going !!! th
Thanks.
Forum: Middle East
Dec 29th 2014, 12:02 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,033
Posted By coffindodger

The Price of Oil and Dubai.

It has been said on a couple of other expat forums, that there is a good chance of another crash, in the Middle East.
The expats in Dubai will pack up and leave by the bus load.
Just like the last...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 28th 2014, 11:05 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,030
Posted By coffindodger

Re: Moving back to Dubai.

Has any one any good contacts for a removal companies and if any idea of prices to move about 5 boxes, from Khobar in Saudi by road, to Dubai.
Thanks.
Forum: Middle East
Dec 28th 2014, 7:42 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,030
Posted By coffindodger

Re: Moving back to Dubai.

Thanks for the updated info. I hope to hear back from the Company within the next week to Ten days, The Skype interview went well, so its now back to the top management to make the yes or no.
Forum: Middle East
Dec 27th 2014, 3:06 am
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By coffindodger

Re: Extra Finger Prints for ID?

About 8 years ago the Saudis made every one have there fingerprints and Photo on there, data base.
This was stop the over stayers and people with no local visa, some people that come over for the...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 27th 2014, 3:00 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,631
Posted By coffindodger

Re: Single Male Moving to Qatar

Where in Saudi are you moving to??? If you are moving to Khobar / Dammam, I have a 2 bedroom fully furnish apartment going as it looks like I might be moving back to Dubai.
This is off compound and...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 27th 2014, 2:55 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,030
Posted By coffindodger

Moving back to Dubai.

Hi Folks and seasons greeting to one and all.
I have just been offered a job back in Dubai,
I should hear back from them after the new year.
The recent Skype interview went well.

After...
Forum: Philippines
Aug 10th 2014, 5:18 am
Replies: 27
Views: 4,619
Posted By coffindodger

Re: British food

For those living in Alabang (close to Manila) in the Festival Shopping Mall there is a UK Shop and Bar. Its called the Union Jack Tavern.
On the 2nd Floor.
Holds a small selection of food stuffs...
Forum: Philippines
Jul 11th 2014, 1:06 am
Replies: 55
Views: 6,911
Posted By coffindodger

Re: Retiring in the Phillipines

Yes the Electricity here in the Philippines can be a big problem. With the more and more brown outs as they are called here.
On the island where I live the Electricity is more time off then on. ...
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