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Forum: Middle East
Feb 18th 2016, 6:37 am
Replies: 1
Views: 593
Posted By P18PPS

Any used E Movers in Doha

Sorting out a move from Doha to Abu Dhabi and got quotes from Crown, Allied Pickfords and E Movers.

Crown and Allied reputation is known but not sure on E Movers - anyone know if they are any...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 2nd 2016, 5:38 am
Replies: 2
Views: 849
Posted By P18PPS

Driving from Doha to UAE

I am planning my move from Doha to Abu Dhabi and was thinking about driving our cars there rather than pay the quoted 5K per car transportation costs.

Anyone done this and know how easy the...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 18th 2015, 4:30 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,303
Posted By P18PPS

Re: Golf Gardens Abu Dhabi

thank you for your helpful and sarcastic comments!!! I must point out that this is not our "allowance" though it's our "budget" we've set ourselves after living in Doha and having a large private...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 17th 2015, 4:45 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,303
Posted By P18PPS

Re: Golf Gardens Abu Dhabi

Thanks for the feedback. We have a budget of up to 600k a year, must have a private pool and gardens. We're a family of 6 so need a fair bit of space and we do a lot of entertaining so need space...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 15th 2015, 4:20 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,303
Posted By P18PPS

Golf Gardens Abu Dhabi

Can anyone give me some info on this compound? What it's like? Commute time to the Al Reem area? Etc. thanks in advance
Forum: Middle East
Nov 11th 2015, 11:58 am
Replies: 10
Views: 936
Posted By P18PPS

Re: AD travel times

Thanks for the tips.
Forum: Middle East
Nov 11th 2015, 6:06 am
Replies: 10
Views: 936
Posted By P18PPS

Re: AD travel times

I know school places will be really difficult to get at these schools but we are confident we can get them.

Great if Raha Beach is that short a travel time as it opens up other options? Would...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 10th 2015, 12:34 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 936
Posted By P18PPS

AD travel times

Moving to AD and want to make sure we are looking in locations where the commute to work / schools is not too big. In Doha I currently have a 10 minute commute to the office and 30 minutes to school...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 10th 2015, 12:24 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By P18PPS

Re: Shipping a car from Doha to AD

Thanks.

Been quoted QAR6k each car to be transported by road and covers taxes and transport costs but I will have to re register in AD. To put on a boat will be QAR17k. By road seems very...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 8th 2015, 12:17 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 683
Posted By P18PPS

Re: Transporting car from Qatar to UAE

Hi BB,

Did you ever transport the cars? How much as I might have the same issue.

Cheers
Forum: Middle East
Nov 8th 2015, 12:10 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By P18PPS

Shipping a car from Doha to AD

Possible move from Doha to AD at short notice on the cards. Only just bought a new X5 and LR4 before I knew of this chance so dont really want to sell them and lose a sh*t load.

Any idea how much...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 13th 2014, 5:34 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,302
Posted By P18PPS

Re: Audio equipment dealers, outlets in Doha

There is a Haram Kardon shop in the City Centre mall, B&O and Bose in the Laguna mall or TechnoQ that used to have a showroom behind the Radisson but not sure if it is there anymore.
Forum: Middle East
Aug 4th 2014, 9:40 am
Replies: 26
Views: 30,528
Posted By P18PPS

Re: Mortgage for Non UK Resident..

I got a mortgage in January with the Ipswich Building Society but had to go through a broker called International Mortgage Plans. There were a few hoops to jump through but nothing too bad. best of...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 5th 2014, 1:03 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,376
Posted By P18PPS

Re: Insuring a car in the UK

So many conflicting stories and thoughts that it seems there is no definitive answer and until someone who lives overseas and drivers a car registered to them on their UK license is involved in a...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 4th 2014, 6:30 am
Replies: 38
Views: 2,376
Posted By P18PPS

Re: Insuring a car in the UK

This gave me quite a few leads so thanks.

It is a bit clearer now that being non resident means my license is invalid.

I can see a parent being utilised as a the registered keeper and policy...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 4th 2014, 6:27 am
Replies: 38
Views: 2,376
Posted By P18PPS

Re: Insuring a car in the UK

Thanks, I have contacted them and waiting to see what they come back with.
Forum: Middle East
Jun 4th 2014, 6:26 am
Replies: 38
Views: 2,376
Posted By P18PPS

Re: Insuring a car in the UK

Thanks for the name
Forum: Middle East
Jun 3rd 2014, 1:45 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,376
Posted By P18PPS

Insuring a car in the UK

Have just bought a car in the UK for when me or wifey are over there.

Any idea who I can get insurance through? The three companies contacted so far said I needed to be a permanent UK resident -...
Mar 26th 2014, 6:22 am
Replies: 56
Views: 49,805
Posted By P18PPS

Re: Sidra Hospital in Doha

If you are in Qatar for five days make time to look at the housing they have to offer. I have heard from several people that the new accommodation they have been putting up near Sidra is quite good -...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 17th 2014, 8:31 am
Replies: 104
Views: 28,829
Posted By P18PPS

Re: schools in Doha, any update?

I'd pay if I were you and at least have one box ticked!

Out of interest what ages are your children? you may find that regardless you'll be on one or more campuses, therefore multiple schools...
Mar 14th 2014, 12:42 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,208
Posted By P18PPS

Re: Manateq - Doha

Very early days for them.

3 locations identified and infrastructure underway or completed in parts. Massive budget and a long term project for the state. Could be amazing but also could be a huge...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 13th 2014, 6:06 am
Replies: 22
Views: 4,368
Posted By P18PPS

Re: Zig Zag Towers or the Pearl vs Housing Allowance

Re read your post and now changed my mind - I would go to the Pearl rather than Zig Zag - no motorbikes anymore as they are all around West Bay Lagoon now, all night long.
Forum: Middle East
Mar 12th 2014, 1:18 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 4,368
Posted By P18PPS

Re: Zig Zag Towers or the Pearl vs Housing Allowance

There is a couple of supermarkets on the Pearl as well. These costs at both though are more than the larger supermarkets as they are either the small Carrefour or a Spinney's.

I would definitely...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 17th 2014, 8:48 am
Replies: 28
Views: 11,586
Posted By P18PPS

Re: Accommodation in Doha, Qatar

Don't rate the Pearl - its Ok to have a bit of food every now and again and to walk around but it has a long, long, long way to go before I would think about living there.

I do like the Lagoon it...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 17th 2014, 5:06 am
Replies: 28
Views: 11,586
Posted By P18PPS

Re: Accommodation in Doha, Qatar

City; Doha
Location; West Bay Lagoon
Property type; 5 Bed stand alone villa, unfurnished, garden (gardeners), private pool
Cost per month (QAR); 23k
Family type; Me, wife, kids age 2,6,9,16
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