Moving to a new country and setting up house can be very challenging and this is especially true if you are trying to find accommodation for a family. Some companies provide accommodation and some provide an allowance as part of the salary to be used for accommodation. Before you sign a contract, make sure you

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Health Insurance in Dubai

Health insurance is essential for you and your family if you are working in Dubai. Anyone working in Dubai should have some form of health coverage. Currently, however, there is no consistency in what is provided. Changes Ahead in Basic Health Cover According to labor laws, you are entitled to a health card that allows

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Dubai Marina

Wealth Management in Dubai

The Dubai Expat lifestyle has many advantages: A better standard of living for you and your family, higher income potential, including a tax free salary in many cases, the advantages of living in a culture different from that of your own… The list is endless. But one thing that needs careful thought when living in

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Dubai Desert Safari

Things to do

During the course of the year, most people change the activities they pursue in their leisure time to suit the weather conditions. Dubai is no different. Despite the soaring temperatures in the height of summer, it is a city that offers plenty of actives both indoor and outdoor. The winter, more like an ideal summer

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Removals Guide

It is believed that divorce and moving house are the two most stressful events in life; even though most people may never (hopefully) have to go through the first, the majority end up experiencing the latter. As the world gets smaller, with the discovery of new technology and quicker methods of transport, more people find

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Getting Around

The newly-arrived expat’s first experience of transport in Dubai is likely to be a car ride. It may be an airport pick-up by a colleague or friend, or a taxi ride from Dubai International Airport to your hotel or other accommodation, depending on your circumstances. In either case, relax and enjoy; look around and take

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Cost of Living in Dubai

“How much is the cost of living in Dubai?” is one of those questions like “how long is a piece of string?” The answer always has to be prefaced by two words: – it depends. But it depends on what? First of all, you need to have your basic needs for food, shelter and transport

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