Surviving Dubai

Surviving Dubai

The team at Dubai Survival Guide live and breathe Dubai! We're loyal to a country that has given us opportunities like no other. Of course there are issues we've had to resolve and we are here to help you bypass these frustrations by pointing you in the right direction for every living requirement in Dubai, from what to look out for when speaking to a real estate agent to what water to drink (and why) and the boring stuff like pensions and insurance. We're here to help you navigate the Dubai maze in an informative way. If you can't see what you're looking for, send us an email. This website is a 'work in progress', constantly being updated and new content being added almost every day. Please visit us often.

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Updated 26-January-2017  

Put Monday 31 October 2016 in your diary. Dubai Parks & Resorts opens it doors to spell binding rides in the biggest theme park in the Middle East....
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Updated 11-July-2016  

Here's another thing - a new 40 day visa. Scary as it is, if you don't keep your finger on the pulse you're left behind and sometimes, out of pocket! ...
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How to register your Tenancy Contract with Ejari (ee-jar-ee)

Updated 30-June-2016  

Registering with Ejari is a relatively pain-free exercise IF you have the correct paperwork. Save yourself some money by registering with Ejari yourself....
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Dubai Mobile Phones

Updated 08-September-2015  

Need a Dubai mobile number? This is the A - Z of mobile phones in the UAE. ...
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Dubai Home Phone Internet and TV

Updated 08-September-2015  

How easy is it to connect to the outside world? Our Dubai Home Phone Internet and TV guides will help you to understand the complexities!...
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Buying Property in Cyprus

Updated 14-July-2015  

Don't overlook Cyprus if you want a more relaxed and healthy lifestyle. Cyprus has charm, personality and beauty - you simply can't go wrong....
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