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21. Posted by graciasn (Budding Member 6 posts) 2y

Hey Hattie, yeah wake up looks good. I've actually booked it for christmas already because I know you have too book early!

I'm wandering about this Oz Intro thing, not sure if its worth doing or whether to just book a hostel?

Louise I'm arriving on the 8th!

22. Posted by ktpoolex (Budding Member 11 posts) 2y

Hi, I was looking at the oz intro but thought against it and just meet people in hostels etc. Plus want to save my money for other things

I think we should all meet in the same hostel during the end of September?? Would be great to meet everyone :-) xx

23. Posted by HattieJenks (Budding Member 50 posts) 2y

I'm looking at booking Into a hostel to start too but not ozintro I looked into it but I really could do with saving that money! Yess sounds a good plan! Definatly be good to meet people x

24. Posted by CharlotteJR (Budding Member 48 posts) 2y

Hey im thinkin of going out for 6 months or so to Aus in Sept/Oct time to work/travel. I wanted to see if many others are going then too? Would be nice to meet people and know what they plan to do. I was thinking Oz intro but like you say it is prob best to save money. I've never been before so would be nice for any tips :) x

25. Posted by Caroline123 (Budding Member 10 posts) 2y

Hi everyone! I changed my plans a little again- was planning to do the oz intro package in sept, but decided to just book into the wake up hostel in Sydney instead for a week and hopefully meet people and figure out a plan that way! My sis stayed there last year and met her main group of friends there- also, I figure I can use the extra money saved from not doing the oz intro to stay in the hostel a bit longer if necessary!
So I'm flying from dub to Sydney on 7th sept- arriving on the 9th, staying with a friend til the 11th sept and then booked in to wake up from 11th-20th sept! Would love to meet up with anyone who is there at that time, will also be looking for somewhere to live and a job! Lol
Ps I'm getting so excited, roll on September!!xx

26. Posted by HattieJenks (Budding Member 50 posts) 2y

Heya Charlotte that's the same don't worry I've never been before so am completely new to sydney and traveling in septber there on my own too!

Caroline that's my plan too! Stay at wake up for a week then go from there I will be definatly looking to rent/live somewhere out there and find a job for the year!! X

27. Posted by Caroline123 (Budding Member 10 posts) 2y

Great! When do you fly out again hattie? Sure do you want to add me on Facebook and we can keep eachother posted on our whereabouts? Might be able to help eachother out with accommodation and whatnot! My full name is caroline Flanagan- from ballymena! X

28. Posted by HattieJenks (Budding Member 50 posts) 2y

I fly first week if September :) yes definatly sounds a plan! Think a group of us should go for drinks too! X

29. Posted by emziet (Budding Member 15 posts) 2y

Hi. Im traveling to sydney from manchester on the 17th sept solo and first time travelling!!! Very excited but also very nervous. Im booked into base sydney for the first week then my plans r to head up the east coast x

30. Posted by graciasn (Budding Member 6 posts) 2y

Hey I'm just trying to find travel insurance, just wandering who you're all using? I'm trying to find one not too expensive but covers enough activities!
It would definitely be great to meet everyone for drinks or something!:)
I'm going to book into wake up hostel when I get there on the 8th for a week, but I'm not looking for a job straight away cos I want to travel around a bit. Although I reckon I'll stay in Sydney for a few weeks at first. Getting really excited now! x

[ Edit: Edited on 25-May-2014, at 08:41 by graciasn ]