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Needing advice on job offer in Abu Dhabi

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By kish8787 - Posted on
11 June 2012
i got a new job offer from a abu dhabi company. the details are basic pay 1500, accom allow 1000 and food allowance 500. I want to know wheteher it means i should find my own accom or wil they provide. What is d average rent UAE and how much can i save so that i can send some amount back home. Should i go ahead
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Joined: 19/06/2012

Dear kish8787

Yes you will have to find your own accomodation, but honestly its a very low salary and it will be really difficult to live a good life with that salary especially in Abudhabi.Even if you get a bedspace for AED 800( which is illegal and the govt is cracking down on such stays at the moment ) you will need AED 250 for mobile recharges,AED 1000 for food expenses, AED 500 for transportation, there will be barely anything you can send back home.

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