|Accommodation -short term
|Long term/permanent accomadation
||Normally the accomdation is double bed room flats,
provided with water facilities (Not a drinking water) - for only
bathing and washing, with the gas connection.
|Approximate cost for double bedroom
||1400 DHS.Sharing the accomadation with another family
or a bachelor is common.
|Areas where more Tamilians/Inidans
||There are many electronic shops. Jumbo Electronics
is fully dealing with the Sony Music systems. There are dealers
for AIWA , JVC, Panasonic
There are lot of budget jobs - 2DHS.5 to 10 DHS, 10 to 20DHS
Lullu Centre is big and reasonable in price.The price is cheaper
in Discount center but it is far away from the city.
Mobile phones are available in plentry.But there is no international
International guarantee.It is also said that used phones are sold
as new just replacing the casing.Should be careful in buying.
There are quite a few theatres here.Some of them are :Sharjah
Cinema Theatre,AL MASSA Tel: 06-5563300, AL HAMRA Tel: 06-5523953
,METRO Tel: 06-5567583
For show informations:
The lowest ticket costs around 15 DHS.
||Daily - Gulf news http://www.gulfnews.com/
||In the event of accident you can contact the Anjad
(The Special Branch of the Traffic Police) on +971 (6) 5512222.
The Anjad patrol the streets to assist the public in all traffic
related and security matters.
|Indian embassy Details
||You can travel anywhere inside Sharjah in taxi for
5DHS .Strictly only only 4 people are allowed. .
Apart from taxis there is no public transport system. Driving is
on the right hand side of the road. Third party insurance is compulsory.
The penalty for drinking and driving is severe.
|Dos and Don'ts
||1. Do not wear beach clothes, sleeveless or low cut
tops and shorts in public - only at the beach or private clubs.
2. Embracing in public is not acceptable behavior.
3. Women should not first offer their hand for a handshake, but
if offered, should shake hands gently.
4. Never take photographs of local citizens, especially women, without
5. During the Holy Month of Ramadan, absolutely no eating, drinking
or smoking are allowed in public during daylight hours. Meals will
be served in the hotel areas or your hotel room
||The UAE Dirham is divided into 100 fils. Coins include
Dhs.1, 50 fils, 25 fils, 10 fils and 5 fils. The latter two are
rarely used. Notes are of Dhs. 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and
||There are a few FM radio stations in South Indian
Radio Asia 1152 AM: Malayalam Service Primarily Malayalam Broadcast
(Hindi & Urdu Service Also) Located in Dubai 6001433
||TV -All are paid channels. U can see all South Indian
channels including DD .For more details :
||You have a choice of public and private hospitals,
clinics, and individual practitioners to choose from. It is a requirement
for expatriates to have a health card in order to live and work
in the UAE. These cards are available to all residents of the UAE
for a fee. The medical is usually done at the Public Health Clinic,
however some of the private hospitals also offer this service.