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travel management positions

Hi there, my wife and I are relocating to dubai in jan 2008 - I have a job already lined up as quantity surveyor but my wife is looking for a management/marketing position preferably in travel/tourism. She has been working for a large travel company (STA Travel) in UK for past 5 years working her wa...
by duncheski
Nov 29, 2007
 
Forum: Dubai Job Wanted
Topic: travel management positions
Replies: 3
Views: 987

Cheers for the advice dbxsoul, the emirates process seems to be very slow and no point just waiting for that to happen. Very frustrating that u can't speak with someone from emirates although realise that every man and his dog will be applying.
by duncheski
Nov 30, 2007
 
Forum: Dubai Job Wanted
Topic: travel management positions
Replies: 3
Views: 987

I've got to agree with gezza about this situation - The whole situation is laughable. Fair enough about respecting people's beliefs, religions etc but surely people can see that there was no harmful intent behind calling the teddy bear mohammed. At worst it was pure ignorance on her behalf and she w...
by duncheski
Dec 03, 2007
 
Forum: Philosophy and Religion Forums
Topic: Sudan....teddy bear issue ...
Replies: 27
Views: 3511

As I said, I agree with it being an over the top reaction to what was just a Teddy Bear. What I don't think you get is I disagree with Gezza's response that for some reason being British makes them superior and above the reproach. "They should ask for a pardon for imprisoning one of our nation...
by duncheski
Dec 03, 2007
 
Forum: Philosophy and Religion Forums
Topic: Sudan....teddy bear issue ...
Replies: 27
Views: 3511

Good to see theres a few like-minded souls on here! I'm due out there in mid jan and was hoping to get involved in some form of footie. Keep me posted about any news of where i can go for a game, cheers.
by duncheski
Dec 03, 2007
 
Forum: Dubai Expat Help Forum
Topic: Soccer Clubs
Replies: 13
Views: 2978

Re: in Dubai now

Finally here, temporarily staying at the Golden Sands. pleasantly surprised with the December weather-- pretty good! Hated waiting on a cab. The first cab dropped me off 3kms from pick up because apparently his tire is getting soft-- dunno how he managed to check. Second cab driver was better, foun...
by duncheski
Dec 10, 2007
 
Forum: Dubai General Chat
Topic: in Dubai now
Replies: 8
Views: 949

Re: Does anyone here work for Emirates Airline?

Hi if you work for this airline or any other airline please give me details on work environment. Do they pay pretty well? How long is the hiring process? I am going to Dubai early 2008 like Jan or Feb with my husband. He has a job there and will be my sponsor. So I will have a residence visa. Canad...
by duncheski
Dec 11, 2007
 
Forum: Dubai Expat Help Forum
Topic: Does anyone here work for Emirates Airline?
Replies: 12
Views: 3028

Hi, me and my wife are in the same boat - both living in south derry but hope to move out to the middle east soon. I'm a valuation surveyor, my wifes a marketing manager. Valuation surveying jobs seem harder to come buy than QS. I've got some good vibes from a few recruitment consultants like macdo...
by duncheski
Dec 11, 2007
 
Forum: Dubai Expat Help Forum
Topic: Relocating to Dubai
Replies: 15
Views: 3329

opening dubai bank account

Hi there, my wife and I are due to move out to dubai in January. Just wondered how easy it is to set up bank account there? Also does anyone transfer money from dubai bank account to one in uk and if so are there any charges? I've got a savings account here in Uk which ideally i would like to trasnf...
by duncheski
Dec 11, 2007
 
Forum: Dubai Expat Help Forum
Topic: opening dubai bank account
Replies: 3
Views: 1499

Mobile phones

Hi there, just wondered what everyone does in dubai re mobile phones, is it advisable to cancel ur contract in UK and get pay as u go in dubai? Also do people use skype to speak to people back home and if so how much does it cost?
Appreciate any useful advice, cheers.
by duncheski
Dec 11, 2007
 
Forum: Dubai Expat Help Forum
Topic: Mobile phones
Replies: 5
Views: 1231

I am looking for a ground job as I have motion sickness and would not do well as a flight attendant :) I am working in aviation here in Canada and have worked for 2 different airlines in the past. I think I will apply to start the ball rolling. I figure they might wait until you are actually there ...
by duncheski
Dec 12, 2007
 
Forum: Dubai Expat Help Forum
Topic: Does anyone here work for Emirates Airline?
Replies: 12
Views: 3028

hello mate. best thing to do is... cancel the contract and bring a pay as u go sim...so u can top up online. T mobile is the cheapest for text. Then download skype to a memory stick in uk and upload it to a pc in Dubai. you can also use voipstunt here. (free to call landlines anywere in the world) ...
by duncheski
Dec 12, 2007
 
Forum: Dubai Expat Help Forum
Topic: Mobile phones
Replies: 5
Views: 1231

Canadian angel, see an earlier thread on personal sex toys, vibrators etc. I think u'd be ok to put it in ur suitcase, defo don't put it in ur hand luggage though, could be pretty embarrassing, unless u need to use it on the flight on the way over..........
by duncheski
Dec 14, 2007
 
Forum: Dubai Expat Help Forum
Topic: sexual content banned.
Replies: 7
Views: 2087

Re: Construction/PRoject Manager - Salary

Hi there, my husband and I are seriously thinking of relocating from Ireland to Dubai for a few years. He is a Construction Manager and is looking for a project manager role. He has applied to a number of companies direct and through agencies. They have come back asking what sort of salary he is lo...
by duncheski
Dec 17, 2007
 
Forum: Dubai Expat Help Forum
Topic: Construction/PRoject Manager - Salary
Replies: 9
Views: 3407

gezza wrote:Think so mate.
I think it also depends on which network provider too,
Get msn messenger aswell

were in the uk are you coming from?


I'm coming from manchester mate, so i'm in a pretty good mood after beating the bindippers yesterday 1-0!
by duncheski
Dec 17, 2007
 
Forum: Dubai Expat Help Forum
Topic: Mobile phones
Replies: 5
Views: 1231

Thanks very much for your responses, I appreciate it. On the fringe benefits is it normal to ask for the following or at least an allowance towards them; Medical Insurance Accommodation Car am I missing anything? Thanks again, Curly To be honest my package included an accomodation allowance and car...
by duncheski
Dec 17, 2007
 
Forum: Dubai Expat Help Forum
Topic: Construction/PRoject Manager - Salary
Replies: 9
Views: 3407

duncheski so am I right in saying that on top of doubling your salary, you received an accommodation and car allowance??? Is that the norm then, do you know? Cheers, Curly Curly, when i say salary i am inc all benefits like accom and car allowance although not incl any bonus. Our company has a bonu...
by duncheski
Dec 18, 2007
 
Forum: Dubai Expat Help Forum
Topic: Construction/PRoject Manager - Salary
Replies: 9
Views: 3407

dubai drivers license

Can anyone advise as to the process for applying for dubai drivers license, ie how long it takes, where to go to get it etc? I have british license and am coming over next week to work so need to know how long befoe i can legally drive, cheers.
by duncheski
Jan 12, 2008
 
Forum: Dubai Auto
Topic: dubai drivers license
Replies: 5
Views: 4273

They have incresed the offer to: 17500 AED Salary 10000 AED Living 2500 AED Car From what I am seeing this is still too low?? One guy on this site says he is a surveyor and he makes 30000 AED/month + benefits and he is not an engineer?? This leads me to believe that I am being low balled for my exp...
by duncheski
Jan 12, 2008
 
Forum: Dubai Expat Help Forum
Topic: What do you think of this job offer?
Replies: 32
Views: 6389

mobile phones

Me and the wife are moving out to dubai next week. We'll need to get a couple of mobile phones. How expensive is it to buy one without contract, just a fairly basic one, doesn't have to be latest model?
by duncheski
Jan 12, 2008
 
Forum: Dubai Expat Help Forum
Topic: mobile phones
Replies: 3
Views: 898

defo up for a game of footie. Me and the missus are coming out next week for work so i'd be dead keen to get out for some footie. I'm sure betweeen us we can sort a game out.
by duncheski
Jan 16, 2008
 
Forum: Dubai General Chat
Topic: Game of footy anybody??
Replies: 10
Views: 1393

temporary drivers license

Can anyone tell me where to get a temporary drivers license for dubai? I've done the eye test and got pics done but nowhere on internet seems to say where to go to get it. I know its RTA but where are they, do they have branches etc? I live in bur dubai at moment so somewhere near there would be goo...
by duncheski
Jan 30, 2008
 
Forum: Dubai Expat Help Forum
Topic: temporary drivers license
Replies: 28
Views: 13421

abarawakijess wrote:There is a branch in Deira, which is the m in branch. There is also another one next to the MOE


Muchas gracias! i heard it may be in deira city centre, i'll go with that, cheers.
by duncheski
Jan 30, 2008
 
Forum: Dubai Expat Help Forum
Topic: temporary drivers license
Replies: 28
Views: 13421

Friday brunch

Ok i'm pretty new to dubai, been here for a month but was wondering where the best place to go for brunch is, somewhere where drinks are included would be good! Maybe around the marina/greens/jbr area? Any suggestions muchas appreciatas.
by duncheski
Feb 25, 2008
 
Forum: Dubai Expat Help Forum
Topic: Friday brunch
Replies: 4
Views: 1425

DU tv reception

I live in dubai marina and recently subscribed to DU for tv,internet and phone. The TV has just stopped working - All they show is the channel listings with no picture or sound of what is currently on. Is this a regular problem with DU or am i just being thick and have missed something? We have the ...
by duncheski
May 02, 2008
 
Forum: Dubai General Chat
Topic: DU tv reception
Replies: 10
Views: 2544

beach

I've noticed an increasing number of women on the beach wearing smaller and smaller bikinis, esp around jumeriah beach residences area. Sometimes its just a flimsy g-string showing off their butt. I'm not complaining but what is it with women who feel the need to bare all? Is it the thrill of being ...
by duncheski
May 05, 2008
 
Forum: Dubai General Chat
Topic: beach
Replies: 4
Views: 1483

united today

Anyone watching united win the title later on? Which bar is a good one for united fans in dubai
by duncheski
May 11, 2008
 
Forum: Dubai General Chat
Topic: united today
Replies: 0
Views: 653

transferring money to uk best exchange rate

Hi there, i want to send money to my uk bank account once a month and wondered what the best method was, ie best rate to sterling, low commission fees etc. I understand my bank HSBC don't charge a fee at all as long as u set up a standing order every month but i don;t know if the exchange rates are ...
by duncheski
May 29, 2008
 
Forum: Dubai Expat Help Forum
Topic: transferring money to uk best exchange rate
Replies: 10
Views: 6681

dubai tattoo's

Just wondered if anyone knows of any places in Dubai where u can get a tattoo, non-henna? Is it legal here and if not, are there any underground places to go to? Cheers,

dunc
by duncheski
Jun 14, 2008
 
Forum: Dubai General Chat
Topic: dubai tattoo's
Replies: 15
Views: 3400

receiving post from overseas without PO BOX

Hi there, just wanted to know about receiving post from UK - We live in dubai marina but don't have a PO BOX. We are expecting a few parcels from friends back home but forgot to tell them to post them to my works address. They posted them to our marina address instead. Anyone know if we got a chance...
by duncheski
Jul 03, 2008
 
Forum: Dubai Expat Help Forum
Topic: receiving post from overseas without PO BOX
Replies: 2
Views: 1159
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