Expat Guide to Living in Jeddah
Whether you're already living in Jeddah or preparing to move to Jeddah, our Expat Guide to Living in Saudi Arabia offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Jeddah. For answers to specific questions, visit our Saudi Arabia Forum to talk with expats in Jeddah.
Expats in Jeddah offer advice about living on compounds vs living out, where to meet other expats, international schools, raising kids in Jeddah and much more.
Culture Shock Report
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Jeddah handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Jeddah by filling out our Culture Shock Report.
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Submit a Living Overseas Report
More Living in Jeddah Reports
What are people's priorities in Jeddah - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Below are some of the responses from expats in Jeddah:
Moving Overseas Report
What should you take with you when you move to Jeddah? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Jeddah? Help others moving to Jeddah by filling out our Moving Overseas Report.
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
Reviews of Schools in Jeddah
Reviews and school profiles from expat parents and even a few school administrators in Jeddah. Great place to find insight into school facilities, teachers and curriculum. Below are some of the reviews from expats in Jeddah:
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Dream vs. Reality Report
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Jeddah. If you are already living in Jeddah, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.
Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report
Overseas Retirement Report
Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Jeddah by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Submit a Having a Baby Abroad Report
Having a Baby in Jeddah Reports
How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Jeddah? Below are some of the reports from expats in Jeddah:
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Jeddah? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Jeddah? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
Submit a Working Abroad Report