The best apps for expats in the United Arab Emirates


We invite you to share information regarding some of the apps that have helped to facilitate your move abroad in the United Arab Emirates. This will help expats-to-be who are making the move as well.

Which apps did you use while preparing your move to the United Arab Emirates?

What apps do you use the most for your everyday life in the United Arab Emirates: whether it's for transport, managing finances, general information, learning the language of your host country, leisure activities, etc.?

How does this technology help you in your everyday life as an expat?

Which apps would you recommend to expatriates in the United Arab Emirates and why?

Thank you for sharing your experience.


If you are moving to Dubai the government have a lot of great Local apps, one of the best is "Dubai now"

also maybe;

let me know more details and help me to join

Hi everyone,

@ Ghetthomas, what information are you looking for ? On apps ?


I use following apps in UAE

Careem for transport ( bit expensive than RTA taxis )
Google Maps ( even the RTA drivers ask for gmap location  for driving around in U.A.E )

I use dubai now for paying bills , Waze as GPS ,

Helpling ME


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Hmmm let's see.  :)

1- Entertainer.

2- Smart Salik.

3- RTA Dubai.

4- Talabat.

5- Namshi.

6- Noon.

7- Amazon.

8- Life Pharmacy.

9- Google Maps, of course.