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    • Bringing a dog to Dhahran

      Dhahran May 11, 2016 at 3:13 AM

      Just wondering if you could help.
      My partner has been offered a job in Dhahran. 2 years ago we rescued a 6 year old Staffie who had been in kennels for two years, he's a wonderful dog, just loves everyone. He doesn't like the cold but does like the heat. Do you think he could cope in Dhahran if we were very careful? The decision to move depends on him as we wont rehome him.

      Thanks for reading this and I look forward to some help.

      5 Answers May 11, 2016 at 11:35 PM
    • Visit Naran, Dudipatsar lake in mid october with family

      Ad Dammam Aug 1, 2015 at 2:16 AM

      Dear Sir,

      i am planning to visit Naran , Kaghan , Shogran, Siri & Paye, ansoo lake & dudipatsar lake in mid October with my family, my wife, Daughter, brother and Sister. i am only concerned about visiting dudipatsar lake as i heard that dudipatsar is very tough to reach specially with family members and in mid October. can anyone guide me that is it safe to visit dudipatsar with family in mid October or not?

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      2 Bedroom Apartment or villa required in Dhahran from 26th Jul onwards

      Dhahran Jul 11, 2015 at 2:12 PM

      Can anyone help by emailing me accommodation details for a minimum of a 2 bedroomed apartment or villa?

      1 Answer Jul 11, 2015 at 4:43 PM
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      Dhahran Mar 19, 2015 at 7:53 AM

      What is the standard usage plugs used on the compound? Is it the standard type A used in the US?

      4 Answers Jun 21, 2015 at 5:06 AM
    • transit visa in dammam

      Ad Dammam Dec 2, 2014 at 1:21 PM

      hi... i have a question regarding transit visa in dammam... im an asian working here in doha qatar.. i have a ticket frm doha to dammam via qatar airways then transit via cebu pacific air... dammam to manila... do i need to obtain transit visa to dammam eventhough i will just stay in airport for about 8hrs and have no chk in baggage... thanks in advance...

      5 Answers Dec 3, 2014 at 10:07 AM
    • Where to stay in Dammam?

      Ad Dammam Sep 10, 2014 at 9:40 AM

      I coming for a period of 5 weeks to Dammam and will be working with Saudi Railways Organization. What are the options for me to stay near my office? Or if i stay a bit distant how are the taxi fares and how is the availability for taxi?

    • If I Can't to drive there... Then.... What can I do?

      Dhahran Sep 6, 2014 at 2:18 PM

      I'm a married woman with two girls. My husband and me will be settled in Dhahran Tower in the middle of Dhahran City. I'm worry about it because I don't know how different the life style is from a compound where we are free to go anywhere. Do I have to stay locked at home all the time? What about my girls?

    • Ice speed skating

      Dhahran Sep 4, 2014 at 6:29 PM

      is there an ice speed skating club in Dhahran or anywhere in Saudi?

    • new moving to khobar

      Al Khubar Jul 26, 2014 at 10:23 AM

      hi I am planning to move to khobar with family a child 5 years , I wanted to know from all about the better compounds for family and schools for my child, this is the first time, what would be the rentals in compounds which has schools nearby and safe compounds.

      1 Answer Aug 20, 2014 at 4:25 AM
    • Rental for 4 wheelers

      Dhahran Apr 29, 2014 at 4:05 PM

      How much in your experiences does renting a 4 wheeler cost?

      1 Answer May 27, 2014 at 11:27 PM
    • questions about aramco dhahran activities for girls

      Dhahran Apr 20, 2014 at 6:52 AM

      Where can I find karate lessons, horse-riding lessons, climbing lessons and hiphop classes in aramco ?
      Gimme numbers please or send me an email with what you know. Thanks

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      Dear all i'm mosbah , tunisian 33 years old

      Ad Dammam Apr 19, 2014 at 12:11 PM

      Hi , i'm now in Damam :) this is nice place (y), but i can see others if you can help me ???

      1 Answer Apr 19, 2014 at 6:12 PM
    • qualification certificate requirements

      Ad Dammam Apr 9, 2014 at 1:25 AM

      I have applied for visit visa for Dammam entry shall I required any kind of qualification certificates for construction supervision

    • Is it possible???

      Al Khubar Feb 19, 2014 at 12:45 AM

      How true like my partner said that men and women are not allowed to talk in public, dating etc... coz a little bit worried having this kind of a long distance relationship.. thinking that he might find and dating another girl in Al khubar. (just paranoid)

      1 Answer Mar 1, 2014 at 3:41 AM
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      child friendly hotel in khober

      Al Khubar Dec 26, 2013 at 10:30 AM

      My son is 3 yrs old.i heard best western has children's play area. Bt its reviews are mixed.good and bad.
      How is best western?
      Any other hotel with children's play area or atleadt open grounds tge kids can play in?

      1 Answer Jun 5, 2014 at 5:59 AM
    • travel from bahrain airport to dammam by land

      Ad Dammam Dec 16, 2013 at 6:16 PM

      I am a male filipino expat working at KSA. My company give me a vacation but the ticket they gave me coming back to KSA is until Bahrain only. The HR told me that from Bahrain I can find bus or taxi going to Dammam. Do I need to have a transit visa in Bahrain? Where can I can find the bus going to Dammam?

      3 Answers Dec 28, 2013 at 5:38 AM
    • Music Sheet for piano in Al Khobar area

      Al Khubar Dec 8, 2013 at 12:24 AM

      I need to buy some music sheet for piano... anybody knows of a music store in the Dammam / Al Khobar area? Thanks
      Artin Chatmajian

    • Visiting GCC countries from Saudi

      Al Khubar Nov 23, 2013 at 9:14 AM

      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?

      1 Answer Nov 28, 2013 at 11:22 AM
    • Day off tomorrow, in need of advice.

      Dhahran Oct 14, 2013 at 6:17 AM

      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.

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      Swimming in Dhahran

      Dhahran Sep 26, 2013 at 10:49 AM


      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


      1 Answer Sep 26, 2013 at 11:02 AM
    • What to do and where to stay

      Ad Dammam Sep 17, 2013 at 3:21 AM

      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.

      1 Answer Sep 17, 2013 at 5:02 AM
    • What to do.

      Ad Dammam Sep 17, 2013 at 3:15 AM

      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.

      1 Answer Sep 17, 2013 at 3:18 AM
    • RT accomodation

      Ras Tanura Sep 3, 2013 at 5:01 AM

      I need some price guidance on private accomodation available in Ras Tanura other than ARAMCO compound, can any please help on it?

    • Cheapest market

      Ad Dammam Sep 1, 2013 at 4:06 AM

      Please does anybody know a wholesale market in the dammam/khobar area?

    • Visiting to Dharhran

      Dhahran Aug 11, 2013 at 3:31 AM

      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!

    • Living cost.

      Dhahran Aug 4, 2013 at 12:20 AM

      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.

      1 Answer Aug 4, 2013 at 3:27 AM
    • Hotels in Ras Tanura?

      Ras Tanura May 20, 2013 at 2:19 PM

      Are there any hotels in Ras Tanura? If so what are their names? and what is the price range?

      1 Answer May 21, 2013 at 4:27 AM
    • Rent on RT Compound

      Ras Tanura May 20, 2013 at 2:11 PM

      Does anyone have information on the cost of renting a single accomodation on The Ras Tanura Compound. How much is it per month

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      Cost of living

      Ras Tanura Apr 10, 2013 at 8:45 PM

      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?

      2 Answers Apr 23, 2013 at 9:52 PM
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      Arriving May 2013.....

      Dhahran Mar 12, 2013 at 12:27 PM

      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