MikeSRB wrote:Dbxsoul man, tnx for info.So what would you suggest if I got several job offers and need to visit Dubai to see if offers are legit(and maybe some job hunting on my own) and dont want to rent anything on long term,standard hotel?Reason for 1 month is I want to get to Dubai on visit visa(dont want to get ban if I dont like the job).
Normally with a visit visa you have to provide proof of where you are going to stay - they don't always check, but are entitled to ask how you intend supporting yourself. For this reason you would probably have to check into a hotel. You could always check out earlier after a few days if you managed to find other accomodation.
If you have offers already the visit visa is the way to go; buy the same token to look for work your best option is to do it in person. Remember it is illegal to work here without a work permit/ labour card. In last week the department of labour sent out a reminder to all companies. They will impose the strictest fine on companys employing illegal labour - that is a 100,000 dirham fine and
2 years in jail for any employer who contrevens this.
Last time i checked a room in a communal place (pretty up market) was in the region of about 3,500 AED per month - this is all inclusive and was in a pretty good loaction and had a pool as well.
Check out hotel rates as well, some give better rates for longer stays than others (Golden Sands, Silver Sands etc.). In general you'd be looking at about 250 - 300 AED per day for about a 3 star hotel and up to 500 for a 4 star. You don't even want to know about 5 stars. On a months rental you could probably go down to about 200 per day