Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Traveling to Saudi Arabia

How to Track a Holder of a Saudi Iqama

Tracking someone is easy nowadays especially with the new technologies that are continuously being developed. GPS being the most common way to track a certain person still contains a few loopholes when it comes to tracking and one of...

Expats Face 3-Year Ban If They Fail to Return to Saudi Arabia Before Expiration of Exit/Reentry Visas

Foreigners working in Saudi Arabia who fail to return to the Kingdom before the expiration date of their exit/reentry visas will not be allowed to enter Saudi Arabia for three years. This is according to General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat)...

First Time Flying to Saudi Arabia: What to Expect

Checking in to arriving will always be stressful -- especially for first timers -- and confusing but then again, flying in would always going to be half the adventure. For people travelling to The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, here...

What Happens if You Overstay Your Visa in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia takes its visa law seriously. A person who overstays would get punished depending on how severe his or her case is. The offender would not only be the one who would get punished but their guarantor/employer or ‘sponsor’...

OFWs Have the Right to Keep Their Own Passports

The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh reiterates to all Filipino workers in Saudi Arabia that, under Saudi and Philippine law, they have the right to keep and hold on to their Philippine passports while working in Saudi Arabia. The Philippine passport...

Traveling From Philippines to Saudi Arabia — With Kids

Working abroad is not new to many Filipino families. Almost everyone has a relative who is an overseas Filipino worker (OFW). Some OFWs are lucky enough to bring their family with them abroad. Some are able to visit a...

Suggested Souvenir Items from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Every time people travel, souvenirs never go out of the picture, especially when loved ones, family and friends back home know that you are going on a tour somewhere abroad. They would always ask for souvenirs or “pasalubong” and...

Things to Pack Before Going to Saudi Arabia

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is quite a unique country that someone has to at least know the basics about the country in order to remember what to bring when coming to Saudi. This article provides a couple of ideas...

Traveling by Train in Saudi Arabia

There are several means of transportation in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and one of which is traveling by train. However, as dubious as it may seem, the rail network in the said country is seriously underdeveloped. Perhaps, it’s...

Understanding Saudi Jawazat

Many people aspire to work abroad and a lot of Filipinos are vying for countries in the Middle East particularly in Saudi Arabia. Once all the necessary papers are done and be one of the lucky people who will...
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