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Forum: Middle East
Feb 24th 2016, 4:42 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,708
Posted By abbey08

Re: Doha - money instead of annual leave

Its in the Labor Law and paid only as per basic salary.
Forum: Middle East
Sep 9th 2014, 10:45 am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,275
Posted By abbey08

Gems Wellington Dubai

Anyone else have experience of Gems Wellington Academy school in Dubai. I heard Gems schools used to be good but have recently expanded and built a lot of new schools. Apparently the Gems operation...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 1st 2014, 11:20 am
Replies: 4
Views: 997
Posted By abbey08

Re: Sponsoring a maid in Qatar

Contact Michael - he will answer all of your questions about maids in Qatar. If you are really nice and pay him about 12,000 QAR he will even have one delivered to HIA for you.

Michael Don...
Forum: Middle East
May 29th 2014, 10:23 am
Replies: 3
Views: 984
Posted By abbey08

Re: Real Estate Agent Dubai

:thumbup: thanks mate.
Forum: Middle East
May 29th 2014, 8:29 am
Replies: 3
Views: 984
Posted By abbey08

Real Estate Agent Dubai

I have finally managed to get out of Doha and need to find a place to live in Dubai. Can anyone recommend a good real estate agent in Dubai who can help with the property search. I know that "good"...
Forum: Middle East
May 27th 2014, 8:46 am
Replies: 9
Views: 3,852
Posted By abbey08

Re: Doha Compound Suggestions Needed

DBS is a proper British school but there will also be some other nationalities including locals. Newton is probably less of a british school in that there will be fewer british teachers and children....
Forum: Middle East
May 26th 2014, 6:32 am
Replies: 9
Views: 3,852
Posted By abbey08

Re: Doha Compound Suggestions Needed

My children are in Park House which would be too far for you in the Y Village unless you had no other option. A good option for you is Doha British school (used to have Montessori in the name till a...
Forum: Middle East
May 25th 2014, 7:30 am
Replies: 9
Views: 3,852
Posted By abbey08

Re: Doha Compound Suggestions Needed

Y Village is pretty good and only a couple of years old. The facilities there are some of the best that I have seen in any compound in Doha. It has the feel of a holiday resort which I understand was...
May 19th 2014, 9:07 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,572
Posted By abbey08

Re: Is it a good idea? 38k, Doha

No way - 55k minimum.
Forum: Middle East
May 6th 2014, 6:56 am
Replies: 1
Views: 655
Posted By abbey08

Re: Compass Doha Early Years 1 admission test

A lot of these tests are pretty basic and designed really to check if the child has learning disabilities. Sadly the schools here discriminate.
Forum: Middle East
May 6th 2014, 6:53 am
Replies: 6
Views: 936
Posted By abbey08

Re: Libraries in doha

There is one in old Al Ghanim.
Forum: Middle East
Mar 27th 2014, 10:23 am
Replies: 38
Views: 14,930
Posted By abbey08

Re: Why does everyone hate Doha so much?

Ive been here two and a half years and in that time have had the chance to move to Dubai and Abu Dhabi but turned both offers down to stay in Doha. In the end I didn't see the point in moving from...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 17th 2013, 12:54 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 5,043
Posted By abbey08

Re: Dar el salam compound

A kid drowned there a few months back - tragic.
Its OK for what it is but around 13,000 was the price at the beginning of this year - wouldnt be paying much more than that.
Forum: Middle East
Dec 10th 2013, 6:24 am
Replies: 104
Views: 29,540
Posted By abbey08

Re: schools in Doha, any update?

You need to be a bit careful with schools here. From experience of being here and knowing a number of teachers and having kids in school I would say as an English expat I would only send my kids to:...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 5th 2013, 12:02 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 4,469
Posted By abbey08

CGT on UK Property

From April 2015, capital gains tax will be imposed on future gains made by non-residents who sell residential property in the UK.

Thank you very much Mr Osborne.

Anyone know how to sell UK...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 29th 2013, 11:48 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,058
Posted By abbey08

Re: What Car Doha

GMC Acadia basic version

Chevy traverse - basic version
Forum: Middle East
Aug 4th 2013, 10:35 am
Replies: 5
Views: 2,122
Posted By abbey08

Re: Qatar - Doha College West Bay

You will have a better chance of a response on expatwomen.
Forum: Middle East
Jun 5th 2013, 4:58 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,095
Posted By abbey08

Re: Off to Doha?

Im in Al Fardan Gardens 3 in Abu Hamour - its OK, nothing special but is clean and well maintained with good security. I get a four bed villa of good size for 15,000 QAR a month unfurnished. The...
Forum: Middle East
May 13th 2013, 9:19 am
Replies: 4
Views: 6,137
Posted By abbey08

Re: Majduleen Gardens & Alfardan 3

I am in Alfardan 3.
Its a good compund and maintenance is well up to standard.
Villas are well presented and maintained but overall its a good few years old now. Nice pool and gym and the people...
Forum: Middle East
May 5th 2013, 5:55 pm
Replies: 88
Views: 25,027
Posted By abbey08

Re: Filipino maid visa for UK visit

I rented her to a Qatari family for 50 QAR a day.
Forum: Middle East
May 5th 2013, 12:07 pm
Replies: 88
Views: 25,027
Posted By abbey08

Re: Filipino maid visa for UK visit

Panic off,

Instead of taking her to the UK I am going to rent her out for three weeks to another family.

Sorted.
Forum: Middle East
May 1st 2013, 10:52 am
Replies: 88
Views: 25,027
Posted By abbey08

Re: Filipino maid visa for UK visit

Option 2 is leave her in a compound in Doha in the middle of fifty degree summer heat on her own.

Option 1 is three weeks in a five star hotel in London, top restaurants, no cooking, cleaning,...
Forum: Middle East
May 1st 2013, 9:13 am
Replies: 88
Views: 25,027
Posted By abbey08

Re: Filipino maid visa for UK visit

Meow;It is quite possible that the maid would like to visit the UK and in return for looking after the children on some days will get time off and taken to see a few places that she would never get...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 29th 2013, 11:27 am
Replies: 88
Views: 25,027
Posted By abbey08

Re: Filipino maid visa for UK visit

F*****g useless.

If I posted I want to go out on the lash with the wife every night I was in the UK and need a visa for the maid to babysit would it help to get a sensible answer.
Forum: Middle East
Apr 28th 2013, 4:30 pm
Replies: 88
Views: 25,027
Posted By abbey08

Re: Filipino maid visa for UK visit

Thats what we did at christmas.
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