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Forum: Middle East
Aug 25th 2022, 8:27 am
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By fezzer

Re: Hi everyone - Moving to Doha

Hi Kathy, Welcome to Doha. I'd definitely recommend joining some facebook groups: British Expats in Qatar; When, Where & How in Doha. There are some craft groups too and places like...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 21st 2022, 5:55 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,152
Posted By fezzer

Re: Leaving Town - Qatar

If you're not moving back to the UK, it may be worth applying for an international driving permit to help with your next move. Its a quick process at Qatar Automobile & Touring Club on C Ring. You...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 19th 2021, 6:46 am
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By fezzer

Re: Vaccine rollout in Qatar

Cycled past Lusail drive-through yesterday around 5pm. It was completely empty.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 18th 2021, 12:53 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By fezzer

Re: Vaccine rollout in Qatar

Most people i know have been processed in 30-60 minutes. Shouldn't be an issue. I'd certainly recommend one of the drive throughs though as your risk of picking up Covid-19 in the queue is much...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 17th 2020, 9:24 am
Replies: 24
Views: 10,414
Posted By fezzer

Re: Anyone managed to get a Qatar Petroleum work visa lately?

Looks like new visas are starting to be processed (but expect quite a backlog):

Gulf News Link...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 3rd 2020, 7:33 am
Replies: 5
Views: 3,932
Posted By fezzer

Re: Train driver jobs in middle east

The Doha Metro is fully automated. Lusail Tram and Education City Tram use drivers, but i'd be surprised if you'll get close to your TfL salary. No heavy rail in Qatar, but it worth investigating in...
Forum: Middle East
May 28th 2020, 11:58 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,458
Posted By fezzer

Re: On line baggage label, why not?

Qatar Airways has a print at home system. You do need the special holder though.
https://www.qatarairways.com/en-qa/services-checking-in/my-qtag.html

British airways has a digital version, but...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 24th 2020, 11:35 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,448
Posted By fezzer

Re: Post lockdown

Good post. I don't think there will be a sudden lifting of the lockdown, rather a gradual lifting over a period of years with some restrictions lasting for the long-haul. Some more legacy items:
-...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 9th 2020, 10:33 am
Replies: 455
Views: 47,743
Posted By fezzer

Re: Covid 19

And now Qatar has joined the school closures. All public and private schools shut from 10th March. Excellent.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 13th 2019, 5:37 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,623
Posted By fezzer

Smile Qatar Blockade softening?

Rumours all over social media that the blockade of Qatar by neighbouring countries may be drawing to a close. KSA/UAE/Bahrain have also requested participation in the upcoming Arabian Gulf Cup in...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 13th 2019, 6:35 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,803
Posted By fezzer

Re: Investment Platforms for expats

Try interactive brokers. They don’t hold your hand through the account opening or trading on the platform, but covers your requirements as an expat. Saxo bank also worth considering.
Forum: Middle East
Aug 7th 2019, 3:30 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,591
Posted By fezzer

Re: Best Brunch and Bars in Doha?

If you're in the old town area of Doha, Claw BBQ in the Doubletree by Hilton is definitely worth a look.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 24th 2019, 4:57 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,399
Posted By fezzer

Re: How many People are FIFA expecting at the Doha Works Cup

It'll be done and dusted long before then. You think Qatar Airways wants to disrupt it's Christmas traffic?
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 23rd 2019, 11:22 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,399
Posted By fezzer

Thumbs up Re: How many People are FIFA expecting at the Doha Works Cup

That's better! I have no problem with justifiable critisims such as complaining about moving to December, and having the pay more for beer.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 23rd 2019, 7:50 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,399
Posted By fezzer

Re: How many People are FIFA expecting at the Doha Works Cup

Realise this is just a troll post, but i'll bite:


You've clearly not been to Qatar. Sure, it's not Brazil, but these aren't banned, and are all available and will be available in greater numbers...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 29th 2019, 6:05 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,093
Posted By fezzer

Re: Qatar Police Clearance

The only options I know are to request through the Metrash2 app (You'd need to still have a valid residents permit for this). Or apply directly at the Criminal Evidence Investigation Department off...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 17th 2019, 6:27 am
Replies: 127
Views: 16,335
Posted By fezzer

Re: Brexshit

I think this is the biggest problem with the whole Brexit affair. 17.4 million different varieties of Brexit with so many incompatible with each other. This was exploited by the leave campaigns (I...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 17th 2019, 6:19 am
Replies: 127
Views: 16,335
Posted By fezzer

Re: Brexshit

Agreed there are plenty of places you pick up taxes, but it's not close to a 66% effective rate. Total tax revenue as percentage of GDP = 34.4%...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 16th 2019, 4:59 pm
Replies: 127
Views: 16,335
Posted By fezzer

Re: Brexshit

Surely that can't be close to being the case? Quick google search came up with this: https://www.theguardian.com/money/2017/may/27/tax-britons-pay-europe-australia-us
Gross salary of £40k has an...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 13th 2019, 9:37 am
Replies: 127
Views: 16,335
Posted By fezzer

Re: Brexshit

No option is particularly palatable. No-deal will probably get voted down tonight, although will remain the natural fall-back position if nothing else changes. The least damaging outcome for the...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 12th 2019, 12:29 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By fezzer

Re: WC2022 expansion?

Yup, 48 teams for 2026. It only increased from 24 to 32 teams 1998. It'll be 96 teams before too long at this rate.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 12th 2019, 10:47 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By fezzer

WC2022 expansion?

https://apnews.com/421dca3cbf454bf191cfc3af9f4dc685

Looks like FIFA wants to expand the tournament from 32 to 48 teams in 2022. The article based on the leaked report says that two to four more...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 5th 2019, 5:35 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,867
Posted By fezzer

Re: Qatar...

Good summary from co durham boy above. There are plenty of families with young children in Qatar, and especially now Qatar has opened up heaps of new parks and play areas you'll keep busy. Summer is...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 4th 2019, 6:44 am
Replies: 1
Views: 643
Posted By fezzer

Re: apply for a Transfer of Residence

You're not the only one! Some things will change, some things will stay the same I don't think anyone knows.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 28th 2019, 7:31 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,231
Posted By fezzer

Re: VPN recommendations

For simple tv services, google smart DNS
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