Terms and Conditions for DASA Summer Raffle.

DASA Summer Raffle Competition – Terms and Conditions Introduction 1.1. These terms and conditions govern the raffle competition organized by Dubai Arabian Shipping Agency (“Organizer”). The Competition runs from June 1st, 2024, to July 31st, 2024. Eligibility 2.1. The Competition is open to anyone who books a local or international move during June and July […]

Tips for buying property in Dubai

Apartments in Dubai

Dubai’s allure as a global real estate hotspot is undeniable. With its impressive skyline, economic vitality, and lifestyle opportunities, the city attracts a myriad of investors and families looking to call it home. Navigating the property market here, however, requires more than just enthusiasm. Below are our tips for buying in Dubai. 1. Budgeting Beyond […]

Manchester to Dubai Relocation: A DASA Client’s Journey


We caught up with one of our clients who made a move from Manchester to Dubai and asked some questions about the move and the process. Let’s begin! What prompted your move from Manchester to Dubai? We had always wanted to move out of the UK, and it was either Portugal or the UAE. Once […]

Grocery and dining costs in Dubai


Culinary delights play a pivotal role in shaping our lives. Exploring the world of groceries and dining can be an exciting journey. Whether you refer to them as groceries or ‘messages,’ their costs can be influenced by various factors such as where you choose to shop and your lifestyle preferences. Let’s delve into grocery and […]

Car Ownership in Dubai

Car Ownership in Dubai

    Embarking on the journey of car ownership in Dubai is a common yet crucial decision. Whether you’re a local or an expat, the bustling city’s expansive nature often makes public transport less viable, pushing many towards the options of buying or hiring a car. Let’s delve into the costs associated with both choices. […]

Navigating Dubai’s Public Transport

Dubai Road with transport

Living in Dubai, you’ll quickly discover that walking around neighborhoods isn’t as common. Fear not! Taxis, buses, the metro, and cars will come to your rescue, especially when temperatures soar above 40 degrees (ouch!). Don’t worry too much about the costs – they vary depending on how often you use these modes of transport and […]

Measuring your pet for a travel crate

Cat in travel crate

Measuring your pet for a travel crate. Relocating can be a daunting task, especially when you have furry companions in tow. After all, our pets are not just animals: they are cherished members of the family. To make your move seamless and stress-free, it’s crucial to prioritize the comfort and well-being of your beloved fur-babies. […]

The costs of buying in Dubai

Villas in Dubai

The costs of buying in Dubai, the real estate landscape in the UAE, particularly in Dubai, has undergone significant evolution and expansion over the years. The city has witnessed remarkable growth, attracting a constant stream of individuals seeking to embark on a new life chapter. It has become a magnet for investors, offering a vast […]

Renting in Dubai – The Costs

buying in Dubai

Renting in Dubai – The real Costs Dubai SkylineRenting In Dubai – Your most significant expenditure is typically associated with housing, making it a top priority on your budgetary checklist. If you are renting in Dubai, housing costs fluctuate depending on factors such as location, size, and amenities. It’s worth noting that luxury communities can […]

Insurance – Lets Talk about coverage.

Are you insured?

Getting ready to move? Across town or to a new country or maybe continent? During these exciting times, it’s always good to sit down and go through the dreaded boring stuff: Insurance. It’s always important to consider all the worst-case scenarios which may arise during transit. Today we will talk about insurance and discuss how […]