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Forum: Middle East
Feb 25th 2020, 5:25 am
Replies: 3
Views: 804
Posted By mc30b

Re: Housing Near Business Gate, Riyadh

Thanks, that is very helpful.
Forum: Middle East
Feb 24th 2020, 12:54 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 804
Posted By mc30b

Housing Near Business Gate, Riyadh

I currently living in Ranco compound, but as my work is moving to Business Gate I would like to move near there to avoid the terrible morning traffic. Does anybody have any recommendations for a 3+...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 9th 2013, 1:44 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,444
Posted By mc30b

Re: Degree Attestation for Saudia Arabia

Degree certificates are attested by the Saudi Cultural Bureau and then the embassy. In order to get the bureau to do their stuff you'll need to get the institution you got your degree from to email...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 14th 2013, 7:10 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,307
Posted By mc30b

Re: Where do you live in Riyadh when you land

I also got given my salary in cash until I had a bank account.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 29th 2013, 10:15 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,033
Posted By mc30b

Re: RAV4 '13 - Space

Thanks - my worry is the comfort of an adult plus two kids in the back.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 29th 2013, 9:35 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,033
Posted By mc30b

Re: RAV4 '13 - Space

Can anybody recommend a better option to comfortably fit one adult and two kids on booster seats in the back? Thanks.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 29th 2013, 3:16 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,033
Posted By mc30b

Re: RAV4 '13 - Space

I must admit I haven't seen any child car seats in Riyadh yet...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 28th 2013, 11:42 am
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By mc30b

Re: North London Derby - Riyadh

Should be in a compound by mid-September after which this will hopefully not be a problem.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 28th 2013, 11:23 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,033
Posted By mc30b

Re: RAV4 '13 - Space

There will be a driver supplied so one adult in the front passenger seat and one in the back.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 28th 2013, 11:07 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,033
Posted By mc30b

RAV4 '13 - Space

I have been offered use of a RAV4 '13 car. It seems a bit small in the back to me (it will need to seat one adult and two children aged 4 and 6). Does anybody have any views on it as a family car?...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 28th 2013, 8:17 am
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By mc30b

Re: North London Derby - Riyadh

Yes I'm resigned to not being able to watch over a few pints. Strangely the best option so far seems to be the seating area of a drive thru Taco Bell.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 28th 2013, 8:03 am
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By mc30b

North London Derby - Riyadh

Does anybody have suggestions for cafes/restaurants in the Olaya/Al-Takhassosi Street area of Riyadh (roughly near Panorama mall) which are likely to be showing the Arsenal v Spurs game on Sunday...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 18th 2013, 3:34 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,537
Posted By mc30b

Re: UK remortgage whilst in Saudi

Actually no,nothing to do with the Co-Op. The broker thought generally Saudi would be considered a risky jurisdiction to lend into and so would be avoided by UK banks.
Forum: Middle East
Jul 18th 2013, 10:59 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,537
Posted By mc30b

UK remortgage whilst in Saudi

I have recently relocated to Saudi and have a mortgage on my UK property where the fixed rate deal expires at the end of August.

I contacted my broker about the best deals available to remortgage...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 30th 2013, 6:58 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,598
Posted By mc30b

Re: Saudi work visa in London

I just obtained my work visa without using an agent or a medical company (my GP filled in the form for £60). I had to get my medical form legalised by the UK FCO and my degree certificate attested by...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 28th 2013, 6:50 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 11,529
Posted By mc30b

Re: Wife coming after Iqama ? How long ?

Is getting a degree certificate notarised different from getting it attested as part of the work visa process?
Forum: Middle East
Jun 22nd 2013, 7:09 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 3,344
Posted By mc30b

Re: Degree attestation

I sent my degree certificate and related documents to arrive on 12 June and received it back attested on the 20th. I spoke to Elfateh S. Ali ([email protected]) at the cultural attache about the...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 17th 2013, 6:59 am
Replies: 13
Views: 5,634
Posted By mc30b

Re: Compound in Riyadh near to the British International School

The people at Arizona told me that California is still under construction but will hopefully be ready to rent within 6-8 months.
Forum: Middle East
Jun 17th 2013, 6:33 am
Replies: 13
Views: 5,634
Posted By mc30b

Re: Compound in Riyadh near to the British International School

Thanks, some new names there. I was told by Al-Bustan that they are a 30-35 minute journey to the school - is that right?

My kids have been allocated places - they just need to do an assessment in...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 15th 2013, 4:37 pm
Forum: Middle East
Jun 15th 2013, 11:10 am
Replies: 13
Views: 5,634
Posted By mc30b

Re: Compound in Riyadh near to the British International School

Also, does anybody have any views on how good the Arizona Golf compound would be for a couple with children. Thanks.
Forum: Middle East
Jun 14th 2013, 8:27 am
Replies: 13
Views: 5,634
Posted By mc30b

Compound in Riyadh near to the British International School

Hi, I will shortly be relocating to Riyadh with my family and wondered if anybody had views on good western compounds near the British International School. I am aware of Al Hamra, Cordoba, Kingdom...
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