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Expat Life Insurance Dubai

Expat Life Insurance in Dubai

As an expat in Dubai living miles away from your country, you need to prepare yourself from unpleasant events. Whether it be a critical illness or inability to work or even commercial risks, you need to be protected by a reliable and highly reputable insurance company. One of the most important steps that you need […]

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Find a job in Dubai

How to find a job in Dubai

The job market in Dubai is competitive due to the number of foreigners attracted to living and working there. Dubai is expecting an economic growth of at least 5% this year. The economy is booming comparatively to recession infested economies of UK, Europe and America. If you are eager to find a job in Dubai, […]

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British Expats in Dubai

Expat Guide to Moving to Dubai from UK

Dubai is an attractive relocation spot for British citizens. Every year, hundreds of British expats move to Dubai from UK for better prospects and financial gains. With over 200,000 new resident arrivals each year, Dubai continues to attract more expatriates. Affordable accommodations, high salaries, employee-friendly taxes are only some of the reasons why more people […]

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Dubai Rent Guide

Dubai Rent Guide

Are you planning to rent a property in Dubai? Whether it is a villa, flat or bed space – rent negotiation is a skill every expat must acquire. Although there is too much supply and low demand but rents in Dubai fluctuate very frequently. Some say falling rents in Dubai is a myth. Gulf News […]

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List of Residency and Foreign Affairs Centres (GDRFA) in Dubai

General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai (GDRFA) has provided a list of centres operating under the residency department all over Dubai. Residents are suggested to visit these centres instead of rushing out at the Head Office. – Jebel Ali branch working hour’s 07:30-20:00 contact number 04-7075430 – Al Manar centre at Dubai […]

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Cost of Living in Dubai

The hidden costs of living in Dubai – Expenses, Rents and Fines

Dubai is projected as a tax free heaven, especially to expats that hail from countries with high tax rates. People, coming to Dubai, thought that can earn and save a lot so that they may retire peacefully after working some years in Dubai. The reality is quite different. Dubai is not all glitter and there […]

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Excise Tax coming to Dubai, Consumables to get expensive

Consumables in Dubai will get expensive as the Excise Tax Law will come into effect from October 1st, 2017, across Dubai and other Emirates of the UAE. The excise tax will be up to 100% for most items. The Tax shall impact all excise goods consumed inside the country, including all the country’s free zones […]

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Filipino cargo inspection balikbayan

Filipinos in Dubai may pay additional duties when sending Balkibayan cargo back home

A new set of regulations for cargoes sent by Filipinos in Dubai back to their home country will take effect next month, and some senders could expect delays or incur additional duties and taxes. Starting from August 1, 2017, all senders of parcels containing personal effects and household items, commonly called “balikbayan boxes,” will be […]

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Nol Card can be used for retail payments in Dubai

Nol Card can be used for retail payments in Dubai

The RTA has recently announced that the Nol card can now be used to make payments at select retail outlets across Dubai. The service is now available in more than 1,000 retail outlets across Dubai. Users of Nol card in Dubai are now able to make quick and easy payments for purchases using their existing […]

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list of traffic fines dubai

New Traffic Fines roll out in Dubai

Aiming to cut down reckless driving and violation of traffic laws, the UAE Ministry of the Interior has rolled out new traffic fines for motorists in Dubai, and elsewhere in the Emirates. Some of the new traffic rules and traffic fines in Dubai are: Driver and all passengers must use seat belts and those who […]

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