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Forum: Middle East
Jun 6th 2019, 4:37 am
Replies: 31
Views: 4,482
Posted By Benny80

Re: Drug Use

Really tragic story in particular as she had family and seemed to have a lot of positive things going on in her life.
My perception is that drugs are an ever present temptation for many in the UK,...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 22nd 2017, 8:25 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,139
Posted By Benny80

Re: Good Dentist in Abu Dhabi

Flood2 - Thanks for the advice. They look to be a good safe option. I'm booked in to see them this week which is a relief!
Forum: Middle East
Jul 21st 2017, 5:39 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,139
Posted By Benny80

Good Dentist in Abu Dhabi

Hi, Can anyone please recommend a good dentist in Abu Dhabi?

To be honest have been intending to go for ages but have delayed due to indecision over where to go. Now I'm getting a bit of pain so...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 7th 2016, 3:29 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By Benny80

Re: Volvo Servicing Abu Dhabi?

Thanks DXBtoDOH. Looks like a good option, I will check them out.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 7th 2016, 1:33 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By Benny80

Volvo Servicing Abu Dhabi?

Can anyone recommend a garage for servicing my Volvo in Abu Dhabi.

I have 2010 XC90 and have been using the Trading Enterprises workshop in Musaffah which is not bad but feel they are a bit pricey...
Forum: Middle East
May 24th 2016, 2:39 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,242
Posted By Benny80

Re: Is it worth doing a stopover in Doha?

Agree about the Sheikh Faisal Museum - it is pretty amazing. I think its basically a private collection of art, cars and other eclectic items (phone in advance).

also worth a look is Katara the...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 6th 2015, 6:42 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 6,449
Posted By Benny80

Re: MENA and Oil prices

Does anyone out there have any thoughts or insider knowledge on the effects of the continuing low oil prices?

Out of Abu Dhabi and Dubai which city is most likely to be effected? and are we...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 8th 2015, 3:17 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 9,981
Posted By Benny80

Re: [UPDATE] Opinions...No degree. Took a job in Qatar for 18,000/month

Thanks for sharing your story.

I agree with the other poster regarding apologising (even though you have done nothing wrong). try to smooth things over with the owner and hope you manage to...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 12th 2014, 7:50 am
Replies: 11
Views: 7,327
Posted By Benny80

Re: Is it possible to hold Work Residence Permits for Qatar and UAE at the same time?

I just had photocopies of the wife and Kids RPs and it was fine.

It feels great to fix things properly here because i don't want any future problems.

Anyway thanks again to all who commented!
Forum: Middle East
Aug 12th 2014, 7:47 am
Replies: 11
Views: 7,327
Posted By Benny80

Re: Is it possible to hold Work Residence Permits for Qatar and UAE at the same time?

Thanks for all the comments!

I have just completed the process and it was quite easy. I was able to cancel my wife and kids RP even though they are outside the country. To do it was necessary to...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 10th 2014, 9:02 am
Replies: 11
Views: 7,327
Posted By Benny80

Re: Is it possible to hold Work Residence Permits for Qatar and UAE at the same time?

Thanks for all the advice, I really appreciate it.

I will push my company to fully cancel my Work Residence Permit. Because I don't want to take chances and maybe one day I will want to come...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 9th 2014, 9:37 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 7,327
Posted By Benny80

Is it possible to hold Work Residence Permits for Qatar and UAE at the same time?

I am in the process of changing jobs, moving from Qatar to Abu Dhabi.

The company that I am leaving in Qatar are proposing to simply give me an exit permit rather than cancel my Work Residence...
Jun 18th 2014, 7:06 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,458
Posted By Benny80

Re: NOC / Restrictions on Changing Jobs in the UAE

Hi Meow big thanks for sharing those articles. I really appreciate it!

It seems the system in UAE is a lot better than Qatar.
Jun 16th 2014, 3:39 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,458
Posted By Benny80

Re: NOC / Restrictions on Changing Jobs in the UAE

I found this article quite helpful in explaining the UAE system-

http://www.clydeco.com/insight/articles/transferring-sponsorship-in-the-uae--increased-flexibility-for-2011

Its a bit...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 7th 2014, 6:59 am
Replies: 16
Views: 21,155
Posted By Benny80

Re: Gay in Doha....

Hi Iraklis,
I have some younger graduate friends from work go out partying a lot and have ended up being invited back to after hours lesbian and gay parties that sound like a lot more fun than...
Jun 7th 2014, 6:46 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,458
Posted By Benny80

Re: NOC / Restrictions on Changing Jobs in the UAE

Thanks for the response busybee. In the UAE Is it the normal or default condition to get a ban? And how common is it for companies to withhold the NOC or NOL please?

In Qatar the system (at...
Jun 6th 2014, 7:07 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,458
Posted By Benny80

NOC / Restrictions on Changing Jobs in the UAE

Can anyone clarify what are the restrictions on changing jobs within the UAE please?

To give a little background on my situation I have a job offer in Dubai which is decent but the company is a...
Jun 1st 2014, 10:00 am
Replies: 4
Views: 17,123
Posted By Benny80

Re: Definition of 30 'calendar days' annual leave

Archie, Thanks I appreciate you taking the time. It's good to have the explanation.

If i get the same deal as what you describe i will be a little better off than my current job in Qatar where I...
Forum: Middle East
May 30th 2014, 11:51 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,411
Posted By Benny80

Re: Advice for Qatar

Hey Billy, dunno how familiar you are with the Mid East but Qatar aint Butlins. The main reason most people come to Qatar is for the money, so you have to be saving a lot more than you could in...
May 30th 2014, 9:34 am
Replies: 4
Views: 17,123
Posted By Benny80

Re: Definition of 30 'calendar days' annual leave

:goodpost:

Thanks KC! That's helpful advice.

Cheers!
May 30th 2014, 9:09 am
Replies: 4
Views: 17,123
Posted By Benny80

Definition of 30 'calendar days' annual leave

Can anyone clarify the definition of 'Calendar Days' annual leave please?

I've got a job offer in Dubai with 30 calendar days annual leave and have done a little Google research to try clarify...
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 29th 2014, 11:48 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,435
Posted By Benny80

Re: Qatar Tourist Dress Regs (aka Leggings are not Pants)

:goodpost:Today is pay day and most sensible people breath a sigh of relief and open another bottle and say cheers to the madness !!![/QUOTE]

Great post CDB. All the BS here really makes me laugh.
Forum: Middle East
Apr 21st 2014, 8:16 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,581
Posted By Benny80

Re: Free beer for Doha apartment help

Hey Martin,

QRH is Quality Resource House. They dont seem to have much of a website but there number is 44357033. Im staying there now for QAR 7500per month for a decent big 2 bedroom flat. It...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 21st 2014, 7:53 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,581
Posted By Benny80

Re: Free beer for Doha apartment help

I have a few work mates who stay in regency residences by Asmakh on Palestine street. There are a several buildings and they all seem popular and fairly new mostly with pool and gym at a good price....
Forum: Middle East
Apr 21st 2014, 7:00 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,581
Posted By Benny80

Re: Free beer for Doha apartment help

Hey Martin,

maybe you can try Beyout residence. Its near La Cigale in Bin Mahmoud. Its decent , the building is new and some of the units are quite nice.

The building management is called QRH...
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