Tips for Expats in Bahrain Who Want to Buy a Car

Ann Moroz By Ann Moroz, 5th Jun 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL
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Want to buy a car in Bahrain? Some useful tips for you to avoid scam and others problems buying a vehicle in Bahrain.

Buying a car in Bahrain - things to remember

There are many reasons why people are planning to live in Bahrain, but one of the major reasons is work. Bahrain is one of the most industrial countries in the world and it owes its strength to large oil deposits which the government of Bahrain utilize to enhance the economic power of the country. Because of this, the number of expats living in Bahrain is growing every year and many are planning to stay.

Most expats, who are planning to spend a long time in Bahrain, tend to buy cars from local Bahrain dealers. However, many are frustrated on having bought practically useless cars with outstanding mortgages, which is a nightmare. In order to avoid such cumbersome troubles, these are some of the helpful tips one can put into mind.

For expatriates Bahrain car deals which seems to be unrealistic, is probably a scam. Most deals that seems to be outrageously good to be true, has a larger probability of being a scam. It is best to find the best car dealers in Bahrain and buy not so cheap, but quality cars.

Avoid buying used cars which are sold in market places or dubious car parks. Though not all are, but most of these kinds of car dealers then to overprice but provide extremely substandard vehicles. One must make sure that these establishments have permits. Also make sure that the car has a clear and clean title, free from outstanding balances, mortgage and such.

When buying brand new cars, you should consider whether you are permanently staying or not. This is because cars in Bahrain are seriously expensive and will eat up a lot of your money. If you are really staying in Bahrain for real, then buying a brand new car seems practical, however if you are not planning to stay permanently, buying used cars is the best option. Another reason to buy used cars is because it is relatively cheaper compared to brand new cars.

Owning a car in Bahrain is a huge decision, especially if you are an expatriate living in the country. However, having a car will be quite an experience, as you can freely navigate the country and see Bahrain in a new and exciting perspective. So, if you want to really own a car while in Bahrain, follow these simple considerations and you will drastically lower your chance of being fooled into buying worthless cars.


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author avatar Nihat
20th Jul 2014 (#)

which car makes do you offer us to buy in Bahrain ?

because of prices of spare parts and maintenance ?

According to my researches cars from Far East seems best , but i want to BMW 1 Series.

What do you think ?


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