As-salām 'alaykum and welcome to your InterNations Community of expats in Ras Al-Khaimah. As a platform especially created to support expats, we have amassed a wealth of essential information to overcome the obstacles you may face on the way to your new life. Our comprehensive advice and insider tips in the guides will guide you through this process from your first steps to making new friends in the city. Your InterNations account will provide the answers to your questions such as "what social faux pas do I need to avoid?" and "which parts of the city would be best for my family?". We understand that relocation can be daunting and so our forum is at your disposal where you can ask your fellow expats anything. Our members are always happy to share their knowledge and experience to address your concerns, and answer your questions about everyday life in Ras Al-Khaimah. Learn from their mistakes and mimic their successes as you too build a new, exciting life in the UAE.
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Attend our monthly events and activities for Ras Al-Khaimah expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.
Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow members in our Ras Al-Khaimah expat forums.
For active expats there are lots of activities to try which make the most of RAK's pleasant climate; golf is popular as well as snorkeling, scuba diving and tourist favorites such as jet-skiing and water-skiing. Shoppers will find both traditional souks and modern designer outlets to enjoy and those wishing for a taste of luxury can explore the spas and facilities aimed at overseas tourists. Main industries in Ras Al-Khaimah are focused on manufacturing and the industrial sector while the tourism sector is also growing. Other notable areas of the economy include wholesale, retail trade and repair services, government services and building and construction, which is the largest sector. The Free Trade Zone of RAK offers incentives to foreign investors and is divided into three areas: the technology park, the business park, and the industrial park.
InterNations is the largest global network for expatriates, with communities in 390 cities across the globe. Get to know fellow internationals in your city, before you're moving, or when traveling somewhere and never feel like a stranger. InterNations makes it easy for you to stay in touch with your expat friends, both online and offline, so you can grow your network of friends and contacts from all over the world. Whether they live in Brussels or Jeddah, InterNations allows you to be close to them even if they are miles away.
With InterNations you are part of a community of fellow expats in Ras Al-Khaimah and you can start to meet them and socialize at our regular InterNations Official Events. We invite you to come along, network and have fun in person as you start your new life. Use your account to build a new social circle! With InterNations Groups, you also have an easy way to find fellow expats who share your interests in photography, golf, outdoor adventures, etc. with whom you can enjoy regular activities. Our members hail from all over the world and soon your new life in Ras Al-Khaimah will be as vibrant and busy as the city itself.