I am so happy to be finally sharing this content with you guys.
I get content requests for information on Australian working holiday visas all the time, but as I haven’t actually done one myself (yet) – I haven’t wanted to inaccurately blab about a topic I’m not an expert in.
This is where my good friend and Australian working holiday visa queen, Christianne from Backpacking Bananas, came to our rescue.
Curious about the visa myself, I sat Christianne down a month or so ago and picked her brains with all the questions I had and all the questions you often ask me.
Your guide to an Australian working holiday visa…
It’s pretty long video sitting at 22 minutes but it’s a juicy one filled with so much knowledge and all the tips…
Incase there’s a certain piece of information that you are looking for and, well, you just cannot be bothered to watch the whole video. Don’t you worry – I got you!
Here’s a break down of what we cover in the guide and the time at which you can locate that piece of information…
00:34 I want work in Australia. What do I do first?
01:23 The application process…
Once your visa has been accepted…
02:54 Book your flight
Arriving in Australia…
03:00 Requirements upon arrival
03:53 Setting up a bank account
05:03 A little on ‘getting sponsored’
05:37 What kind of jobs can people expect to be doing on a working holiday visa?
07:23 Recruitment agencies
08:10 Hostel noticeboards
08:54 Securing a job
10:22 Getting an Australian sim card
10.54 ‘Would you recommend sorting a job before you arrive in Australia?’
12.14 Second year visas
12:40 Completing your rural work
13:33 ‘What kind of jobs can you expect to do for rural work?’
14:22 ‘How do you go about finding rural work?’
15:39 Advice for anyone looking to do their Australian working holiday visa…
17:33 ‘Is there anything you know now about working holidays in Australia that you wish you had known before?
17.54 Companies that will help you with the whole process
20:08 ‘If you could choose between Australia and New Zealand to work, which would you choose?’
Be sure to check out the other videos Christianne and I have done together…
The big solo travel chat…
A beginners guide to hostels…
If I could plan my gap year again, how would I do it?
Have you done a working holiday visa in Australia?
What did you think? Do you have any tips? I’d love to know! 🙂
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Solo Travel posts on my blog that may help you plan your next adventure:
- Travelling Solo – Tips on making friends
- Lessons I learnt and ways that solo travel changed me
- 9 ways to become a spontaneous traveller
- Overcoming pre travel nerves and goodbyes
- A beginners guide to hostels, your questions answered…
- 10 reasons I prefer hostels to hotels…
- The importance of taking risks and being spontaneous
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