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looking for travel partner to east coast of Australia

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1. Posted by rhodrig4 (Budding Member 5 posts) 1y

So I've recently been granted my working visa for Australia and I'm looking for a travelling partner leaving from the UK. I'm still yet to decide on a leaving date, I'm just looking for anybody else whos in the same boat as me. I'm thinking around April/may time in 2015, any replies would be greatly appreciated and I look forward to hearing off you :)

2. Posted by CatB1989 (Budding Member 19 posts) 1y

I am going in June and travelling up the East Coast for a bit before settling and working somewhere.

3. Posted by rhodrig4 (Budding Member 5 posts) 1y

I'm thinking of doing the east coast for about 8 months then making way to Perth to see family. Just bricking it a bit going on my own.

[ Edit: Edited on 25-Nov-2014, at 11:13 by rhodrig4 ]

4. Posted by Lauren_Talulah (Budding Member 15 posts) 1y

I'm going in May - Not sure of my plan exactly.... But do want to do the East Coast and then probably chill out somewhere for a few months. :) Cat I sent you an inbox yesterday :)

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6. Posted by rhodrig4 (Budding Member 5 posts) 1y

That's awesome, yeah I'm probably thinking of starting in cairns on the top right of the east coast and make my way down the Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra etc. I need to book my flights as soon as, hopefully tomorrow. Have you guys booked yet?

7. Posted by Lauren_Talulah (Budding Member 15 posts) 1y

See I was gonna do it the other way around? Fly into Melbourne because it's the only place I actually know people, then on to Sidney but probably only spend a few days or a week in each then get maybe an oz experience bus up to Cairns and then when it gets a bit warmer drive back down again and chill out on the Gold Coast for a while? My plan will probably completely change though. Lol. I haven't booked any flights yet.... I'm going to do that in the new year. Have you saved much? I've literally only decided this all in the last week so now have a goal of saving £10k before I leave in may lol. Xxx

8. Posted by rhodrig4 (Budding Member 5 posts) 1y

The only reason I've started up the top is just from a recommendation from a friend whose recently done the trip, he's said cairns is a good place to start meeting people. I'm hopefully gonna book my flights to cairns today, I absolutely have to get out of the UK. Doing the same mindless stuff everyday is killing me. Ive saved up about 6k to this point, hopefully Il be on about 8/9 by the time I wanna leave. And yeah hopefully do the bus drive down the coast.

9. Posted by Lauren_Talulah (Budding Member 15 posts) 1y

Arghh really... God I actually don't have a clue what to do... But I was going to end up in Cairns because I know it'll be one of the warmest places in July/August.

How long are you planning on staying for? Are you planning on working? xxx

10. Posted by rhodrig4 (Budding Member 5 posts) 1y

I booked my flights today for the 15th of April, so still 4 and a half months from now. I'm hopefully planning on just settling in for the first few weeks then work for a bit, move down the coast to my next destination, chill out for another few weeks then work etc etc. I should imagine that's totally going to change though when I get there and meet people hopefully. Have you applied for your visa yet? Or flights or anything? Would be nice to go with someone and know someone before I get there ?