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  • Peter B. Krehmer

    There are so many expats in the UAE, but the InterNations Dubai Ramadan dinners brought some wonderful guests together.

InterNations – Uniting Brits living in the UAE

Would you like to get in touch with other Brits in the United Arab Emirates? Are you in need of help and advice from your British compatriots? Or would you like to join other British expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. the tiny emirate of Ajman?

Whether you have settled as an expat in the UAE or are still living in United Kingdom and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations the UAE offers everything you need: Established in 2007, our trusted community soon became the leading platform for international networking among expatriates and global minds around the world. Our network also counts a considerable number of British expats in the UAE, coming from all corners of United Kingdom - from Glasgow, over London to Cardiff.

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    From United Kingdom, living in Abu Dhabi
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    From United Kingdom, living in Dubai
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Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Brits in our UAE expat forums.

  • Abu Dhabi Visit
    2 replies
    Mar 28, 1:23 PM
    Community member

    Thank you Alex very much... Hope to meet you in April

  • Russian and Eastern European expats
    4 replies
    Jul 9, 1:19 PM
    Community member

    Hello Natalia, Au Dhabi is a good place to live and work, even though not as active as Dubai Abu Dhabi offers some nice locations and you can do pretty much here. When you have more questions …

  • Any members in Madinat Zayed
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    Jan 28, 7:06 PM
    Community member

    Welcome to Abu Dhabi....I work and live on eitehr ends of the Island city.

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Find Tips and Advice on the UAE from British Expats

Of course, expat living in the UAE is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow Brits is an essential part of expat life and helps getting accustomed to the Emirati way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Brits in the UAE, residing in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharyah and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Brits in Dubai or Brits in Abu Dhabi.

If you ever wish to have a chat in your native language, discover where to shop for British food or discuss your favorite sports team's latest match, become a member of the Emirati InterNations Community:

  • Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from United Kingdom in the UAE.
  • Obtain and share insider tips in our the UAE Expat Forums – e.g. how to hire a babysitter fluent in your native tongue for your children or where to get roast beef in Dubai.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for the UAE to get information on institutions from your home country, including the British embassy.

From the tiny emirate of Ajman to the richest city in the world, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly British expats in the UAE.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Brits in the UAE

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in the UAE. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Emirati shawarma, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Abu Dhabi’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see the beautiful wildlife conservations and sanctuaries of Ras Al Khaimah as well as other beautiful landmarks in the UAE.

Our meet-ups and activities are a great opportunity to mingle with expats from United Kingdom and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Hello from our Brits living in the UAE!

  • Peter B. Krehmer

    There are so many expats in the UAE, but the InterNations Dubai Ramadan dinners brought some wonderful guests together.

  • Suzanne Payne

    Dubai is such an overwhelming mixture of tradition and modernity that I was very grateful for all the support from other expats.

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