Australia Working Holiday Visa
Age 18-30? Get a 12 month work & travel visa!
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Trip code: AUWH
Duration: Up to 12 months
Calling all travellers aged 18-30! If you are looking to find paid work, and travel across awesome Australia, then the 12-month Australian Working Holiday Visa is your gap year holy grail! It’s easy and effortless to apply for your Working Visa through us, so sign up today and you could soon be on your way to discover the highlights of the land Down Under. A Working Holiday Visa offers 18-30 year olds the chance to find paid work in Australia, and to enjoy some holiday and travel time too, and it’s the ideal way to pick up some pennies on your travels and make a mint abroad. If you want the perfect way to fund your gap year or pay your way around Australia, then securing a much-coveted Working Holiday Visa is the first important step to set you on the road to some serious Aussie adventures!
- Aged 18-30? Enjoy up to 12 months of exciting adventures in Australia with this Working Holiday Visa!
- Top up your travel funds and earn some Aussie dollars as you get paid work Down Under using this Working Holiday Visa
- Create your own ideal combination of paid work and holiday time with this Visa
- Work with Aussie employers for up to 6 months on this Working Visa scheme
- Apply today for an easy and effortless way of securing this coveted Working Visa
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Applying for the Australian Working Holiday Visa couldn’t be easier! Our application process can be completed in three simple steps, making this a straightforward, hassle-free way for you to secure that all-important Working Holiday Visa:
Step 1: Sign up online or by phone for our Australia Working Holiday Visa programme and pay the fee in full.
Step 2: We will send you an online application form to fill out.
Step 3: Complete the application form and send us a photocopy or scanned copy of your passport.
It is advised that you apply for our Australian Working Holiday Visa as soon as possible so you can start planning your exciting gap trip to Australia. Once you have received your Australian Working Holiday Visa you must travel to Australia within 12 months to activate your visa. If you do not activate your visa within this time frame your visa will expire, and you will need to reapply.
2nd and 3rd Year Working Holiday Visas
If you wish to stay and work in Australia for an additional year after your first visa expires then you just need to do 88 days of specified regional work during your first year in Australia. Our various paid work programmes throughout Australia can help you apply for regional jobs which would qualify you for the 2nd year visa!
Furthermore, if you qualify for a 2nd year working holiday visa and then spend 6 months during your second year doing regional work, you can also apply for a 3rd year working holiday visa too! Speak to a travel advisor for further details.
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Once you have received your Australian Working Holiday Visa you must travel to Australia within 12 months to activate your visa. If you do not activate your visa within this time frame your visa will expire, and you will need to reapply.
No accommodation or meals are provided with the Working Holiday Visa.
To be eligible for your first Australian Working Holiday Visa, you must:
- Be aged between 18-30 years old (inclusive) at time of application
- Apply for the visa (and be granted it) from outside Australia
- Not have previously held an Australian Working Holiday Visa
- Apply for the visa no more than 12 months before you intend to travel to Australia
- Not be accompanied by dependent children at any time during your stay in Australia
- This Working Holiday Visa is available to passport holders from:
the Republic of Cyprus
Hong Kong SAR
the Republic of Ireland
the Republic of Korea
- Meet the health criteria for the visa. In certain circumstances you may have to take a medical examination at an extra cost to you
- You must have proof of sufficient funds to support yourself, of around AUD5000
- Once you arrive in Australia on the Working Holiday Visa you are required to have a return or onward flight ticket or sufficient funds to depart Australia
Please Note: If you have a criminal record, you are able to apply for a Working Holiday Visa, but due to the specific information required while filling out the application form we will not be able to process your visa for you, and this must be applied for individually. Please ask us for more advice on how to apply for your Working Holiday Visa independently.
This trip is designed with your safety and wellbeing in mind. As a result of Covid-19, many of our suppliers and partners around the world are introducing new policies and procedures surrounding health and safety in response to the Coronavirus outbreak. As the state of travel is evolving these new safety measures will adapt over time, and will be different for each trip. Here are some of the changes you may see on your trip:
Arrival safety meetings
Most trips have an arrival meeting on the first day where the guide or local team will run through the trip, the safety protocols, and to answer any questions you may have. Now more than ever it is important you arrive in time for these meetings.
Proof of vaccination or negative covid test
For the safety of all travellers, at the start of some trips you may be required to show evidence that you are fully vaccinated (14 days after your second dose) and/or show evidence of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of the tour start date in order to join the programme.
Updated hygiene and safety procedures
Our suppliers and partners have health and safety procedures in place on all of our trips. These protocols will be updated and adapted as a response to the Coronavirus outbreak, dependent on local restrictions and laws.
Transport and accommodation choices
Our suppliers and partners choose the accommodation and transport on our trips very carefully, and you may see a change to what would normally be used as a response to the outbreak. This may involve such changes as enhanced use of private transport or quieter accommodation.
Trained and knowledgeable staff
Our staff in the UK are trained to help you with your trip before you depart and answer any questions you may have. In addition, the local team and guides on our trips are there to help with any health and safety concerns and to ensure our trips run safely and smoothly.
Reduced group sizes
Some trips will run with reduced group sizes to start with. You may find that trips are more intimate and chilled, whilst still being packed with fun and adventure.
Your guide or the local team will be on hand to help you seek medical attention should you require it during your trip. As medical facilities and standards can vary around the world, you should ensure you have adequate travel insurance in place before you depart to cover you for any medical emergencies.
24/7 emergency support
We operate an emergency phone line for our travellers abroad. This is operated by a UK based member of staff 24/7 if you have a genuine emergency or urgent matter that you need attending.
It is important that you take measures to make travelling safer for yourself and others around you. Ensure you frequently wash your hands, cover your face when you sneeze and cough, bring and use your own hand sanitiser and facial coverings/masks, and enable social distancing where necessary. You should also ensure you listen to the instructions and guidance of the local team at all times, and follow all local laws and restrictions.