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Forum: Middle East
Apr 4th 2017, 11:29 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,851
Posted By Purdey

Forum: Middle East
Apr 4th 2017, 10:25 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,851
Posted By Purdey

Forum: Middle East
Apr 4th 2017, 9:52 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,851
Posted By Purdey

Re: Resident visa 6 month time limit

Many thanks for the responses.
So, I'm working on 180 days - right? Got to say that would have been my last option after 6 calendar months and 24x7 days but...
Just out of interest, Meow, what does...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 3rd 2017, 2:46 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,851
Posted By Purdey

Resident visa 6 month time limit

Hi,

I have a Residence Visa issued by JAFZA and expiring late January 2018.
For various reasons, I have been out of the country since Nov 20 last year. The Visa states 'Residence Permit becomes...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 20th 2013, 10:34 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,048
Posted By Purdey

Re: Re-Registering my car

As said upthread, RSA will do the re-test for free and you just pay the fees - around AED 450.00 I think. Ask RSA and they give you a number to call - it's AAA, I think, that actually take the...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 8th 2012, 1:28 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By Purdey

Re: Prado GX in Dubai

Yes, well, I will tomorrow - just doing my duty and offering it here first!
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 8th 2012, 9:25 am
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By Purdey

Re: Prado GX in Dubai

Genuinely less than 21,000 kms as at today - I don't spend much time in Dubai!
Full Al Futtaim service history, no dents or damage. Excellent condition.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 8th 2012, 7:16 am
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By Purdey

Prado GX in Dubai

Hope I can post this here ;)

Selling my Toyota Prado GX 2.7 Top Range for AED 80,000

Silver, only 21,000 kms, 2008 model, 5 doors, 7 seats (cloth), side steps, alloys.
Never been off road. New...
Forum: The Lab
Jul 13th 2012, 12:47 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,523
Posted By Purdey

Re: Samsung Galaxy S2 - update to Icream Sandwich? any tecchie Geeks out there?

VM - did you ever find out from your IT guy how to do this?

I decided not to pursue it but checked when I returned to UK about 2 weeks ago - same thing, no update available on both the handset and...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 22nd 2012, 10:47 am
Replies: 138
Views: 7,489
Posted By Purdey

Re: Apple vs other phones

I'd go with the iPhone too but not now - wait till iPhone 5 is released in October or so.
You *could* pick up a Galaxy 2 for around AED 1600/1800 now and run with that until Oct. If it's fine for...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 22nd 2012, 10:41 am
Replies: 13
Views: 3,515
Posted By Purdey

Re: Etisalat question

www.e4me.ae

Register here and there's a Wasel Recharge option under '4 aFriend'

But, I'm also post-paid so I don't know whether that's a requirement for registration - give it a try....
Forum: The Lab
Jun 17th 2012, 9:41 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,523
Posted By Purdey

Re: Samsung Galaxy S2 - update to Icream Sandwich? any tecchie Geeks out there?

VM, I don't claim to be a geek and am certainly not too familiar with Android but since I have the same requirement I thought I'd let you know what I have discovered to date.

I bought a S2 last...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 26th 2012, 4:16 am
Replies: 30
Views: 15,380
Posted By Purdey

Re: iPad 3 in Dubai

If you buy from John Lewis (subject to stock availability) you get a 2 year warranty included and they do the VAT refund scheme if you buy from a store.
Forum: Middle East
Feb 3rd 2012, 11:39 am
Replies: 11
Views: 3,837
Posted By Purdey

Re: Bars & Restaurants in JBR / Marina

Best is McGettigans Irish Pub at the Bonnington, JLT.
5 mins walk from JLT Metro station. Expensive beer (35 a pint, no happy hour), good food and frequent live music. Great for watching sports on...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 31st 2012, 6:29 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,041
Posted By Purdey

Re: Where to get a decent sofa

Millhouse, I'm not selling the Kindle. I was explaining my lack of a bookcase since I use a Kindle now for almost all reading.
Forum: Middle East
Jan 30th 2012, 3:31 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,041
Posted By Purdey

Re: Where to get a decent sofa

Sorry, kittycat, no bookcase. Kindle.....
Forum: Middle East
Jan 29th 2012, 10:13 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,041
Posted By Purdey

Re: Where to get a decent sofa

I have a leather sofa set (3+2+1) currently in storage which is available for sale.
In fact, I have the contents of a 1 bedroom apartment if anyone is interested. Been holding it in storage whilst...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 14th 2011, 3:26 am
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By Purdey

Re: Phone unlock

Or, do it online for $9:

http://www.blackberryforums.com/unlockbuy.php

I have used this service successfully several times; if there is a problem, email them and they will resolve it quickly.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 2nd 2011, 10:27 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,365
Posted By Purdey

Re: Royal Fashion Dubai

Anyone buy this?
They have another offer today for AED999.
Forum: Africa
Sep 22nd 2011, 8:03 am
Replies: 10
Views: 12,756
Posted By Purdey

Re: Work In Nigeria

Personally, I would try to visit Lagos (at your prospective employer's expense) with wife and check it out for myself before committing. Your wife will *probably* hate the place - mine did!
Lagos is...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 3rd 2011, 11:20 am
Replies: 11
Views: 27,995
Posted By Purdey

Re: Best bank account in UAE for transferring funds to UK

HSBC transfers to the UK via 'Global View' do happen in 'real time' although they will advise you to hold off from completing a transfer outside banking hours in order to get the best fx rate.
I...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 20th 2011, 8:13 am
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By Purdey

eBay

Been wondering for ages about some of the stuff on eBay and the prices it appears to sell at.
Some stuff sells on there for more than the retail price and a lot of it is available from on-line...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 20th 2011, 8:04 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,206
Posted By Purdey

Re: BBM abroad...

I'm not using BB anymore but I *think* you would have to go post-paid, pay AED 2000 roaming deposit and subscribe to BB Global Unlimited just to use BBM overseas ie totally not worth it.
I think you...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 20th 2011, 6:33 am
Replies: 36
Views: 3,480
Posted By Purdey

Re: Brunches in Dubai.

Park Hyatt looks great:

http://www.whatihadfordinnertonight.com/?p=11520
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 12th 2011, 5:30 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,849
Posted By Purdey

Re: Your Favourite iPhone Apps

TripIt - auto adds air and hotel bookings and I think you can do trains etc.
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