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Are you aware of all the UAE traffic fines? Driving down busy roads while following road rules requires a good level of patience. But to avoid any fines in the future, it is best to be aware of some of the important traffic fines in the UAE. Read More
Souqalmal.com reveals what’s really behind three of the most common credit card advertisement and marketing hooks. Read More
Are your travels burning a hole in your pocket? Traveling to a foreign country means exchanging currency, which can be an expensive endeavor for many holidaymakers. Follow these foreign exchange tips to save more on your travels. Read More
Ever dream of going backpacking across Europe? Traveling independently across the world can be quite an adventure. Follow these tips on how you can backpack safely across Europe. Read More
Ever had your luggage delayed, damaged or lost at the airport ? Losing your luggage is the definition of a traveler's nightmare. But with these 4 tips you can learn how to retrieve your lost luggage. Read More
Are you all packed for a new holiday destination? Travelling can be an exciting experience until you fall for travel scams that can deceive you, turning your vacation into a miserable one. Learn how you can avoid falling for these 5 travel scams. Read More
Wondering if you should get TPL Insurance for your car? Before you purchase any policy, it's wise to understand the key features and benefits to get the most out of your car insurance plan. Follow this guide to learn if TPL is the right option for you. Read More
With the cost of car insurance premiums skyrocketing, you need a hands-on approach towards obtaining the cheapest, most suitable deal. Souqalmal.com summarizes 10 of the best ways to drive down the cost of your next car insurance premium. Read More
It can be a constant battle trying to decide where to put your extra cash. Should you use it to save for a long-term goal, build an emergency fund or settle debt? Souqlmal.com tackles the critical question. Read More
Can’t seem to wrap your head around your unusually high car insurance premium? Find out why your car insurance premium may be higher than others, and what you can do to remedy this. Read More
Want to earn more Air Miles? Dubai Mall offers shoppers the opportunity to earn more air miles when they shop at any retail stores. Find out more about how you can earn miles. Read More
As part of ‘The Debt Panel’, The National published an article about a couple who borrowed AED 900,000 from family and friends and now they want it back. Read More
UAE Central Bank has announced that it will be placing new caps on the certain fees that banks can charge their customers in the UAE. Read More
Charging fees or commissions on retail bank services is now stricter in the UAE after Central Bank's new amendment. Read More
Have heard about the new data protection and privacy law? The GDPR provides an insight into the new data protection and privacy for business. Find out how you can implement it. Read More
With low interest rates and the prospect of debt consolidation, balance transfer can prove to be a potential debt lifesaver. Souqalmal.com outlines how to use balance transfer to your best advantage. Read More
DWTC events and exhibitions produce great value in overall non-trade business activities and support thousands of jobs in the UAE. Find out more about the most contributing sector in the World Trade Centre. Read More
How tech-savvy online shoppers are looking beyond borders for the best deals. Read More
Looking for a way to reduce the cost your traffic fines? Abu Dhabi introduced a 25% discount on parking fines for motorists who pay their fines within 30 days of issuance. Find out more about the discount. Read More
Dubai Airport Free Zone has revealed it's plans to create the world's first B2B smart commerce for businesses in the UAE. Read More
Moving overseas does not mean you leave your debt behind in the UAE. You take it with you. Souqalmal.com rounds up simple ways to help you manage your financial obligations from abroad. Read More
UAE residents can look forward to exciting sales in this year's Dubai Summer Surprises from June 22 to August 4. Read More
Banks across the UAE offer exclusive privileges to credit card holders and exciting deals on new credit card applications during Ramadan. Here is our pick of the top credit card deals on the market. Read More
Debts can be overwhelming but with these 5 steps you can learn to successfully pay off your debt in no time. Read More
The benefits of Air Miles just got better. You can now use your air miles to purchase property in the UAE. Read More
Online Shopping in the Middle East tends to be popular during Eid-Al-Fitr because it is the tradition of gift-giving. Read More
Are you thinking about investing your money and wondering if you should enlist the help of a financial advisor or try the DIY approach? Souqalmal.com team sheds light on the highs and lows of hiring a professional. Read More
It’s the time of the year when car distributors across the country offer the most attractive car deals. Here is our roundup of the best UAE car offers up for grabs this Ramadan. Read More
Souqalmal’s 2018 bank satisfaction survey is a reflection of how pleased customers are with their banking experience. Here are the results! Read More
In a surprise announcement earlier this week, the UAE Cabinet approved the issuance of a 10 Year Residence Visa for specific professions. Read More
"No Claims Discount" can help you save big bucks on your car insurance premium. We elucidate how it works and how much you can save! Read More
Ignoring the details of your car insurance policy may not only lead to several financial disappointments but can also lead to... Read More
Ancillary options improve the basic coverage offered by car insurance policies. Souqalmal.com helps summarize five of the most lucrative car insurance add-ons. Read More
While you might have bargained for a good price to get a cheap car insurance, have you checked your policy for payments at the time of a claim? Read More
Landed a great price on your Car Insurance policy? Here's how you might have been misled and how your Car Value could be affected in the process. Read More
Heading into the desert on your favorite Off-Road route? You might want to check your Car Insurance policy... Read More
We explain how the finer details of a Car Insurance policy as well as its limitations and conditions, can be found within the small print. Read More
Wondering if you need Home Contents insurance? Think about how you would cope if you lost your valuables due to a robbery or a fire. Read More
Many retailers, banks and telecom companies in the UAE offer deals on the iPhone X. We help summarize the different offerings in the UAE... Read More
How and when do Credit Card Interests get charged? Here's a simple summary on the interest calculated on Credit Cards. Read More
Being a stay-at-home mum is no easy task, with mums managing multiple tasks in their households. We found out how much it would cost to outsource a stay-at-home mum's work and the results may surprise you. Read More
Want to live permanently in the UAE? Obtaining a Dubai Visa Residency for Property Owners is a way to go.Learn more about the requirements... Read More
We summarize the top five tips on how to systematically save for a down payment on your house and the ways to fund it. Read More
From February 4th, 2018, it has become mandatory to procure a ‘ Good Conduct Certificate ’ to obtain a UAE visa and work permit. Read More
Monthly payment for your Car Insurance? Yes, you can now with Souqalmal.com allow customers to pay their Car Insurance over a 12 months period. Read More
Clueless about how to invest in the stock market? To help you navigate through it we've summarized some tips on how to go about it carefully. Read More
Bitcoin fraud comes in different shapes and sizes. Here are a few common types of scams that you must be aware of Read More
"Prorated" Health Insurance packages for residents of the UAE have now been linked with Visa renewals and duration. Read More
We've listed down some tips to help you get down to business, define your financial goals, and start working towards them. Read More
We’ve prepared a checklist so you don’t miss out on any of these important must-dos before leaving the UAE Read More
Constantly not paying your Credit Card outstanding in time? Here are the consequences of having a credit card debt in the UAE Read More
Looking for some pocket-friendly inspiration this Valentine's Day? Here are some of these offers from credit card providers in the UAE. Read More
A month into 2018, things are still some way unclear for residents of the UAE regarding the VAT implementation.Will VAT impact your car sale? Read More
Want to cut the costs on your next home insurance policy? Here are five tips to help you save money on your home insurance premium. Read More
Here are some tips to help you choose the right private health insurance cover for yourself and your dependents. Read More
Here’s everything you need to know about property and casualty insurance and how it could be of relevance to you and your business. Read More
Riyad Taqnia Fund's landmark investment into Souqalmal.com has been named the “ Cross Border Deal of the Year ” by the Islamic Finance Awards! Read More
We summarized the regulations that govern your personal loan eligibility and the things you must do before submitting your loan application. Read More
How do you create a household budget that's right for your needs and your way of life, without compromising on the end goal to save money? Read More
Renting in Dubai and haven't yet considered getting home insurance? We help break down the types of insurance covers offered by in the UAE. Read More
We’ve shortlisted four simple ways your credit card can turn into your ally and save you more money. Read More
If you’re considering investing in Bitcoin, here are four reasons you should rethink your decision Read More
Four simple and effective ways to help improve your financial situation in 2018. Here’s what you need to stop wasting your money on this year Read More
Here’s why you absolutely need travel insurance coverage. We’ve compiled a list of scenarios where it can come to your rescue: Read More
The ISAHD initiative by the Dubai Government aims to bring healthcare services in the Emirate at par with international standards, Here’s how… Read More
Here are the five types of insurance policies everyone should have to guarantee peace of mind in a world of uncertainty. Read More
For many residents in the UAE, owning more than one car is very common. Here's how to insure multiple cars in the UAE while cutting cost corners. Read More
If you’ve ever wondered how your vehicle value impacts your insurance quote, here’s a simple explanation of how it can. Read More
How do you make financial resolutions stick this 2018? Here's what Ambareen Musa, Founder and CEO of Souqalmal.com had to say about it Read More
Does your insurance company cover you for chronic conditions? What does the UAE law say about this matter... Read More
Under the Thiqa programme, Abu Dhabi Government provides full medical coverage for all UAE nationals living in Abu Dhabi. Read More
The effect of VAT on Healthcare and Health Insurance is one of the frequently asked questions that is asked by the residents of the UAE. Read More
Credit cards offering travel insurance coverage could potentially save you thousands of dirhams on your next trip.Here's how! Read More
Planning to travel solo to Dubai, or seeing a family member or friend. Here’s what you must know about securing a UAE visa before you travel. Read More
It's the time of the year again! We’ve helped put together a list of the DSF-Dubai Shopping Festival biggest offers for the Year 2018! Read More
The bits you need to be aware of to wipe your driving slate clean and start afresh with a spotless driving record. Read More
ِِAnswers to some of the most commonly asked questions about the implementation of VAT, and which products and services are exempt from it. Read More
Souqalmal's Seven-Point checklist to help you decide the right health insurance product for you and your family. Read More
Market studies from the first quarter of 2017 suggest that rents are still seeing a downward pressure, continuing the trend of sluggish growth from last year. Read More
Getting health insurance in Dubai isn’t optional any more. If you’ve been following the news over the last year, you’ll know that health insurance is a mandatory requirement for all Dubai residents. Read More
To most of us, car insurance isn’t a topic we stop and think about. But if you’re going to be spending thousands of your hard-earned dirhams on buying car insurance year after year, it isn’t a topic you should be ignoring. Read More
Adding further momentum to their digital expansion, Takaful Emarat (the Company), has just signed a partnership with Souqalmal.com, the UAE’s leading comparison website. Read More
Motor shows give car enthusiasts adrenaline boost in huge amounts. Dubai Motor Show 2017 was a massive hit as it focused on future of technology. Read More
Winter has arrived and it’s finally time to go out and have fun. If you are able to save your money, it even better. Here are a few things you can do to spend on budget: Read More
Banks have already been facing competition from technology startups in the digital era. However, now they should be a bit worried as multinationals such as Amazon also has financial ambitions. Read More
If you’re a single young kid living in the UAE you probably know what it’s like to be career oriented and financially independent. But are you as financially responsible as you are financially independent? Results from the BlackRock Global Investor Pulse Survey released earlier this year showed that only 42... Read More
In early October, Souqalmal, a UAE-based financial and insurance aggregator, announced it had raised US$10 million to expand and move ahead of the pack. Read More
Scores of studies from across the world have pointed out that money is one of the major causes of stress and clashes between married couples. Read More
World’s largest art museum located in Paris now has opened a new chapter in Abu Dhabi. It is now open to visitors from worldwide. Culture is the most beautiful thing that ever came out of human existence and museums are an appreciation of the same. Read More
Going green will help the earth and as well as save you big bucks too. Environment friendly ways of doing business can give a revolutionary and polished image. Here are few ways your business can actually save big bucks by going green. Read More
Ambareen Musa, Founder and CEO of Souqalmal.com, talks about how single mums can plan finances? Life throws experiences at you that you do not expect and yes, these are times where you realise how important it is to be financially independent no matter what situation you are in. Read More
Ambareen Musa, Founder and CEO of Souqalmal.com, talks about how important the E-commerce sector is for the country. A joint venture between the Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority (Dafza) and wasl Asset Management, more than Dh2.7 billion will be invested in the development of the free zone. Read More
If you own a car in the UAE you have probably bought car insurance and swept it under the rug. Are you convinced that your policy is the ‘right one’? Read More
Fuel prices are dependant on international crude oil prices. UAE has cut around 10 percent of their oil export in last two months in line with the OPEC (Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ) agreement. Read More
Increasing the possibility of meeting the right people at the right time. Here is a drop-down list of November events happening in Dubai. Also, with the Flag day celebration falling on November 2, the month gives a lot of reasons to be happy. Read More
Bills are boring, but there's no ignoring them! So how can you make the monthly ritual of bill payment a breeze? Here are some ideas to help you stay on top of your bills. Read More
Up to your neck in debt? As intimidating as it may sound, approach your bank for a solution. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you negotiate a repayment plan with your bank. Read More
Have you been buying car insurance the wrong way till now? Worse yet, is your car insurance policy wrong for you? Make sure that you don't end up with the wrong cover by following these six simple tips... Read More
It is predicted that the smart city market will increase from over a whopping $400 to $1.5 trillion. The initiative will give way for the city to become the prime torchbearer of the field. Read More
The government of Dubai has launched their own blockchain-based cryptocurrency earlier this week. Read More
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