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Forum: Middle East
Jan 14th 2022, 3:42 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,847
Posted By Edo

Re: Sabb and Revolut do not like each other

Hi KR
Thanks for the detailed post. So glad to see that someone else is also putting an effort in trying to find out the best and cheapest solution to transfer money.

So last week I transferred...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 13th 2022, 12:20 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,847
Posted By Edo

Re: Sabb and Revolut do not like each other

​​​Hi ExpatSurveyor

​​​​I see ​​Pifly has already answered your question and I hope that my previous post explain things a bit more. In terms of timeline my transfer usually arrives in Revolut...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 13th 2022, 12:14 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,847
Posted By Edo

Re: Sabb and Revolut do not like each other

Hi

Sorry, I just saw this post.

You are right, Revolut doesn't recognise SAR as a receiving currency so SABB USD to Revolut is the only way.

However, in my experience so far there is always...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 15th 2021, 12:53 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,847
Posted By Edo

Re: Sabb and Revolut do not like each other

Understood.

So is it safe to assume that an intermediary bank should be based in the same domicile country as the beneficiary bank (at least in case of UK)? I am asking cuz the intermediary or...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 15th 2021, 10:56 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,847
Posted By Edo

Re: Sabb and Revolut do not like each other

Thanks for this information. I will call Sabb and see if they can do a a manual transfer to Revolut.

Question, why does there have to be a corresponding bank involved? For example in case of...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 15th 2021, 10:52 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,847
Posted By Edo

Re: Sabb and Revolut do not like each other

Thanks for your advice. Can you explain the process of transferring from a KSA bank to those intermediary providers? I just searched for them on Sabb's international bank's list in my online banking...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 15th 2021, 9:25 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,847
Posted By Edo

Angry Sabb and Revolut do not like each other

......or Sabb doesn't like Revolut more like.

So I have been trying to make an international transfer from Sabb KSA to my Revolut UK account. But in Sabb's international beneficiary banks list,...
Forum: Canada
Jun 8th 2021, 6:55 am
Replies: 18
Views: 7,595
Posted By Edo

Re: Obtaining a drivers abstract from the UK

(In case cost is an issue...) I use a provider called G3 Telecom. Only 1c/min to UK landline so a $5 top up goes a long way and there is no expiry. I use my cell phone to dial the access no. and then...
Forum: Canada
Jun 8th 2021, 6:44 am
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By Edo

Registering an AB car in ON

Hi all

I have done inter-provincial registration transfers before so I know the overall process but this one has a caveat and I am wondering if someone can help.

So the car is currently...
Jun 1st 2021, 11:45 am
Replies: 54
Views: 2,680
Posted By Edo

Re: How much $$$ for your cell/mobile service ?

Rogers sim only (loyalty deal):
Unlimited texting and calling.
4gb data.
$35 with tax.
Forum: Canada
Jun 1st 2021, 11:42 am
Replies: 18
Views: 7,595
Posted By Edo

Re: Obtaining a drivers abstract from the UK

You can call DVLA Driving Records and see if they can help. Their no. is +44 179 278 2200.
Forum: Middle East
May 31st 2021, 11:05 am
Replies: 5
Views: 917
Posted By Edo

Re: Getting a UK degree certificate at UAE Embassy London

Wow great find! £70 vs. £550?? WTF!! :ohmy:

I just emailed our HR to recommend this to new candidates instead of the other a-holes Visa Medical Services Ltd.
Forum: Middle East
May 30th 2021, 1:54 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By Edo

Re: Saudi Work/Entry permit processing

AFAIK your iqamah has to be processed in a country who's passport you want your visa to be stamped in.
Forum: Middle East
May 30th 2021, 1:36 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 929
Posted By Edo

Re: Step down voltage transformers

Nah I am alright thanks :D

Paid SAR 100 to get one that steps ups and down on command lol
Forum: Middle East
May 20th 2021, 8:04 am
Replies: 58
Views: 6,722
Posted By Edo

Re: Trading UK Shares as non UK Resident

So is SWDA with more than 65% exposure to the US.

So question is which one is better.
Forum: Middle East
May 20th 2021, 6:39 am
Replies: 58
Views: 6,722
Posted By Edo

Re: Trading UK Shares as non UK Resident

Thanks for the insight folks. What csdf pointed at is exactly what I was referring to in my post but I didn't phrase it well. I am looking for an ETF that is purely made of UK based companies but I...
Forum: Middle East
May 19th 2021, 12:26 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 6,722
Posted By Edo

Re: Trading UK Shares as non UK Resident

Hey did you invest into these through the UK or USA? I am currently looking into VWRP vs. SWDA and will be investing through LSE but I prefer to avoid the currency risk.
Forum: Middle East
May 19th 2021, 12:23 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 6,722
Posted By Edo

Re: Trading UK Shares as non UK Resident

Hey did you invest into these through the UK or USA? I am looking into VWRP vs. SWDA and will be investing through LSE.
Forum: Middle East
May 19th 2021, 9:32 am
Replies: 5
Views: 917
Posted By Edo

Re: Getting a UK degree certificate at UAE Embassy London

I used this agency to get mine done and they took care of everything. Sent them my original degrees (BA and MSc) and they couriered them back after processing. Fee was around GBP550. Took about three...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 3rd 2021, 2:04 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By Edo

Re: Prepaid data only packages KSA

Thank you.

Someone in the office has this little device with a data sim that he carries on him to use as his on the go WiFi as well as home WiFi. So he told me he doesn't have to buy data for his...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 27th 2021, 11:04 am
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By Edo

Prepaid data only packages KSA

I am living on a compound temporarily and I need a home internet connection. I did some research and found that you can actually get a prepaid sim only type of deal which is great cuz I do not want...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 20th 2021, 9:23 am
Replies: 19
Views: 8,931
Posted By Edo

Re: Riyadh - Compound vs. non-compound

So steering the discussion back from vaginas to compound living, would you agree that compound apartments do not offer the best quality dwellings compared to the newly constructed condos that big...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 20th 2021, 8:51 am
Replies: 9
Views: 906
Posted By Edo

Re: UK travel ban - Qatar and Oman Join

Getting a ticket alone doesn't mean you're approved to travel. Using Saudi as an example, there are airlines that are selling tickets and operating regular flights to Saudi right now even though...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 20th 2021, 8:30 am
Replies: 1
Views: 769
Posted By Edo

Re: Option of moving to Oman

Depending on the job offer (and organization) they'll most likely get everyone in your family a visa to come with you. Your husband can then look for work once he is here. I know a few cases where...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 20th 2021, 6:20 am
Replies: 58
Views: 6,722
Posted By Edo

Re: Trading UK Shares as non UK Resident

Thanks.

Tax is actually what I am concerned about too as I don't want any complications coming from the UK now that I am not a resident anymore.

So I'm guessing you provided a UK based proof...
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