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41. Posted by racheland90 (Budding Member 13 posts) 2y

A backpack it is then!! Thanks. Think I'll go ahead and book wake up for first week. I was thinking of doing one of those packages like ultimate oz but will meet people in hostels anyway. Is anyone staying around Sydney for while or are ya going to get straight into travelling? I need a travel buddy!!

42. Posted by Jred8 (Budding Member 13 posts) 2y

So where are people booking for NYE it would be awesome I'm told I'm going to oz November 10 staying at bounce for a couple days then up east coast Alice springs Melbourne and back to Sydney for NYE any one recomend somthing or somewhere to stay I'm so excited just a bit if nerves thou

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

Hey im staying at wake up in sydney for xmas and new year :) heard its good so hopefully it will be!

44. Posted by mark.wren.96 (Budding Member 17 posts) 2y

Can someone explain wake up Sydney to me? Haha

45. Posted by racheland90 (Budding Member 13 posts) 2y

Isn't it a hostel? How much money is enough to have saved?

46. Posted by Sander (Moderator 4811 posts) 2y

Wake Up! is indeed a hostel in Sydney. One of a cluster of large hostels right around Central Station (together with Railway Square YHA, Sydney Central YHA and 790 on George.

As for money, AUD $5000 is the absolute minimum when you're on a WHV, but that'll barely last for two months for most people. AUD $10,000 is a better amount to aim for; gives you a bit of headroom with doing activities and getting your bearings before having to find work.

[ Edit: Edited on 06-Jul-2014, at 13:18 by Sander ]

47. Posted by mark.wren.96 (Budding Member 17 posts) 2y

Haha ok defo haven't got enough saved and shall be struggling! Be a good laugh tho :)!

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

Eek havnt checked this in a while, jack I'm the same no plans and going with the flow I'm arriving first week of September who else will be around? X

49. Posted by racheland90 (Budding Member 13 posts) 2y

Cool, thanks for that. I'm just looking up backpacks now, getting excited!! When are you arriving mark.wren?

50. Posted by racheland90 (Budding Member 13 posts) 2y

Hatties.jenks I'm arriving 1st sept too with no plans either. I'm going book wakeup for the first week I think, you?