What is the proceedure of visiting other GCC countries e.g. UAE, Bahrain, Oman etc. from Saudi? Does this require a formal visa for entry? Or is it just an unrestricted entry? Are the visa provided on arrival basis while travelling from saudi to these countries?
In Dhahran, staying at a hotel. We are all working in a show in one of the Mall's nearby. However, we wanted to go to the beach today but that didn't happen. Please can someone advise which/where/how we can spend the day at a beach. We're all English and have been touring for the past 3 weeks.
I'm going to work for Aramco based in Dhahran. I'me one of these nuts who swims 5-6k every morning, preferably in a 50m pool (with a coffee shop half way down!)
Best places to swim? Any restrictions on who can swim?
Thanks ever so much
We plan to travel by train to Ad Dammam for two days this coming week-end. What is there to do and where is there to stay. We are senior citizens.
As a first time tourist and a senior citizen what where and what would you recommend for two days in Ad Dammam. An our first time outside of RIyadh.
I need some price guidance on private accomodation available in Ras Tanura other than ARAMCO compound, can any please help on it?
Please does anybody know a wholesale market in the dammam/khobar area?
I'm coming to Dhahran during 17-20/Aug 2013 total 5 people! Please suggest which hotel is good and we would like to hire a Mandairn speaking guide & car together with us duiring our stay at Dharhran!
We're Chinese from Beijing to get over here! How can we contact for arrange our trip!
Thank you so much!
I wanted to ask about the cost of living in Dhahran.My husband has a grant of 20000 SAR ,and I am very unsure wether it'll cover our families expenses.
Are there any hotels in Ras Tanura? If so what are their names? and what is the price range?
Does anyone have information on the cost of renting a single accomodation on The Ras Tanura Compound. How much is it per month
I will be moving to RT soon and am trying to get some answers as to cost of living in RT.
What is there to rent? Is it just single family homes or are there apartments as well? What are rents like?
What about utilities?
What about living off of RT? Where is the closest place to rent? What are rents like there?
I thought that I read somewhere that in RT the first few months are covered?
48 year old single man (British) arriving in May to work at Aramco. As ever I have a million questions; here are a few...
1) What sports/gym facilities are there?
2) Satellite TV?
3) Best place to live, Dhahran or nearer the beach?
4) Social side for a single men?
5) Squash club?
6) Can I bring my dog over?
7) I've read some where that there is a 'canteen' stlye place within the compound seeling food all day/eve. Is this true? great for bachelor man :-)
8) Clothing? what is the dress code in the Aramco Offices (Training)?
9) Dress code out of office?
Any other advise etc would be gratefully appreciated
i am leaving saudi, i am taking ticket from bahrin to kochin, i wish to go to bahrin in my friends car , if it possible ???
I have been offered a job in Al-khoubar while I am currently working in Kenya-Nairobi as an expat. Can someone tell about the city? It is comparable with Nairobi or even better?
I just arrive in Khobar, I would like to know a good Japanese resturant in Khobar , name and location,
thanks for your reply
hello all,i am trying to find a satilite shop that i bought a humax system from
in al khobar can enyone help.the shop was near the telemoney & big sports shop
Hi, my husband recently accepted a job offer there for ksa. He's been there 2 weeks now and loves it. Myself and our two girls are not allowed to come til after early may. My oldest is 5 and not his biological daughter. Her real father, who has had little contact with her does not want her to go. Can you please tell me how safety for children and Americans are over there? People over here in America see it as dangerous, or in the south anyways, and I'm not sure why when no one has actually been there? HELP?! Thank you!!
My husband and i will be moving to Saudi and need help finding a compound. We need 3 bedrooms and atleast 2 bathrooms. The max amount we are willing to spend is 70000 sr. Please advice us on a descent compound.
What are he best options to travel from Ad Dammam to Madrid during this summer?
I live in Europe and there's potential to move to Dhahran.
Is it a place to live normal live or it's strict like any area in Saudi?
Can a lady drive her car ?
How far is it from Bahrain?
Thanks in Advace for you feedback
I would like to buy a treadmill and Ab doer Twist equipment ,since i am in Dammam for more than 6 months.
Will you please suggest a fitness store or thier contact details so i can get in touch with them.
I found some ad's of THANE TV , where i did see some gym equipments but i do not want to order anything via internet/credit card, i perfer buying using direct cash.
Requesting you to provide me details.
Please can someone advise me on the availability of schools for English speaking children aged 8 and 10 years old? I have a teacher who is moving to Al Khafji only and would like their family to arrive in 8-12 months time after, but is concerned the children do not speak Arabic yet.
I look forward to your advise.
I am a nurse (RN-MSN) looking at a position in Dhahran - I read the con "no beer" is it correct there is no alcohol in the entire country?
I'm looking for transportation from Aramco Camp to Bahrain Intl. Airport. I'd appreciate contact info for dependable taxi drivers and costs.
In 2011, what are the best vegetarian resturants available in Dammam?
Also are there any arrangements for home made vegetarian food available for a price ?
Is it possible for a school to reserve a place for them in that resort , though its mixed ?
If it possible what should be done to get it in week days and how much does it cost ?
Thank u very much and please reply as soon as possible :) .
Just wanna gather information about few things here
1- I've heard that women can get their own private driver to help them move around from one place to another so how can i find one???
2- Where can i find a beauty center that offers highlights "blond" color and do it perfectly
We are new in Al-khubar. I am just wondering if there is any social group,club or activities for women (or family is better.)in this city?
Also,iam looking for any NGO's where I can volunteer to help since it used to be my line of work back home.
Any help will do, thanks!!!!
I am a non-Arab woman, looking for possibilities to learn Arabic in Al Khobar. Any advice?
I have an NGO background and will also be keen on any social initiatives to stay busy.