Africa & the Middle East Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Purchase high quality fake and real passports,id cards,
  2. 2 Vaccinations and Traveling S Africa / Botswana / Seychelles
  3. 3 israel tour
  4. 4 Is a riad pool in Marrakech usable in May?
  5. 5 Kenya Vs. tanzania
  6. 6 Can the Seychelles be done on a budget?
  7. 7 Family Kenya Safari July 2017
  8. 8 Kenya + Seychelles Honeymoon
  9. 9 Luxury train ride
  10. 10 Safety in Fes
  11. 11 Petra from Israel
  12. 12 6 Weeks in South & East Africa - travel advice
  13. 13 Morocco: Do it yourself, or get a tour company?
  14. 14 Sim card mainly for data
  15. 15 Honeymoon - South Africa
  16. 16 Safari - Camera / Binoculars
  17. 17 Morocco: no such thing as fixed price in Medina
  18. 18 August 2017 Travel to Kenya/Tanzania
  19. 19 Urgent help please for my final itinerary Morocco 10 nights
  20. 20 Cape Town
  21. 21 An Ugandan Urge- Gorillas & Chimps in the midst
  22. 22 best bag to get for fly in safari in kenya
  23. 23 Travel to Cairo in July
  24. 24 Help please! Trying to plan an African trip!
  25. 25 The Safari Collection
View next 25 » Back to the top

Dubai Info Please

Jump to last reply

Hello all,
I'm interested in visiting Dubai with the intention of seeking employment there. While I would appreciate general suggestions, I have some specific questions.

1. US citizens can obtain a visa upon arrival. However I'm not clear on how long I can stay in Dubai on a visitor visa. Depending on which web site you look at, its 30 days, 60 days or 90 days!! Anyone know for sure what it really is?
2. Will my US cellphone work in Dubai or the UAE in general? I have an old Nokia with no bells and whistles. I will of course use a local service provider to avoid intnl roaming charges. A pre-paid card maybe? Is this easy to obtain?
3. Any idea as to housing costs? SInce its going to be a one month trip at least. Whats the best way to find accommodation?
4. Any idea as to what the job market there is like? I have about 15 years of admin/mgmt support experience working for reputed financial firms in New York. I'm not too fussy about the kind of work I get so long as it pays the bills and I have some savings left over.
5. Whats with the passport thing? Someone told me the employer holds your passport? Is this true? Not sure I like this - is it legal? Why would they do that?

Again thanks in advance. Cheers!!

3 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement