How to claim VAT from EU on goods

How to claim VAT from EU on goods

Claiming VAT from the European Stores As a non-EU residence, it is possible to claim the VAT back on goods when brought back to your home country or at least when leaving the EU. The process is simple if you know what to do, and choose to use companies as Global Blue instead of doing it yourself. When you are shopping in the stores you should always inform the salesperson to provide you with the taxfree formula, most shops have cooperation with companies like Global Blue. To ensure yourself you should at all times bring your passport, as the store needs your name and passport number to issue the correct invoice and documents. From here you need to present the goods to the VAT customs in the airport you are traveling from. They will ask you for your boarding pass, the taxfree invoices provided at the store and the goods. Once everything is approved the customs will stamp your taxfree formulas and you can collect your vat...
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Spend smart and fly with Emirates Business and First Class

Spend smart and fly with Emirates Business and First Class

It has never been easier to be automatically upgraded to fly Business or First Class with Emirates airlines.  Emirates NBD and Emirates Islamic Bank are the two banks with tight relationship to Emirates Airlines. This means that their banking clients now get the benefits of adding skyward miles to their accounts when spending with their credit cards. Here are the benefits of using a skywards infinite credit card from Emirates NBD or Emirates Islamic:  Up to 2 Skywards points earned with every 1 USD spent. Instant complimentary Skywards silver membership status. Complimentary access to over +500 lounges around the world. Complimentary Rotana Exclusive Club membership. Very often the banks have an introductory offer which gives you up to 100.000 Skywards points for joining within a specific timeframe. Deposit required: 50.000 AED (80%/40.000 AED is spendable)  ...
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Private bank account in Dubai without residence

Private bank account in Dubai without residence

How to get a bank account in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates without residency.  It is for fact possible to obtain a bank account in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates without having a residency. Find an appropriate bank for your needs. We highly recommend Emirates NBD and Emirates Islamic Bank, due to their very modern online banking, effective customer support and many years in business. Additionally, these two banks have tight cooperation with Emirates Airlines which afflict on their VISA credit card options with embedded Skywards points for your spend (READ: SPEND SMART AND FLY BUSINESS AND FIRST CLASS WITH EMIRATES) The banks will ultimately ask for a copy of the following when you want to open a bank account without residence: Passport page, VISA page (if any), a local ID of your residence country, last utility bill, last 6 months bank statements, personal contact information such as mobile number, e-mail etc. As always banks like security. And you should expect to deposit at least 50.000...
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