Posts on Cost of Living in Dubai

Salary Survey Results from Gulf Business

Gulf Business recently published their results of the 2017 salary review. Those of use resident in GCC cannot have failed to notice the impact of […]

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2 Money Saving Ideas

Expatriate life is not getting any cheaper. This week I have not one but two money saving ideas which I hope you find useful.

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5 Things You Need To Know About Home Insurance

Insurance will never be able to replace those items of greatest sentimental value such as photos and other mementos which we all collect during our […]

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FREE Booklet on Compliance with Dubai Health Insurance Rules

The deadline for Dubai Health Authority (DHA) compliant medical insurance is 30th June for all Dubai residents. If you have not got your plan yet […]

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Update on Wills for Expats in Dubai

I last wrote about the importance of having a Will in early 2014. Since then there have been a number of important changes in legislation […]

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School Fees

Now the children are all back at school I thought it would be topical to look at school fees planning. There are now more than […]

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Petrol Prices Rise by 24%

Petrol prices in UAE are due to increase 24% with effect from 1st August. This will make the cost of petrol in UAE amongst the […]

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Medical Insurance Changes From 1st Jan

In Dubai, from 1st January, medical insurance will have to include cover for pre-existing conditions the Dubai Health Authority has confirmed. Historically when an individual […]

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Top 5 Hidden Costs and Obvious Benefits for UAE Expats

There have been many articles about the recently published Friends Provident International / The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) report on the cost of living in […]

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Dubai Property Update

The good people at Asteco Property Management have published their quarterly report on property in Dubai and it makes interesting reading. We are now almost […]

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