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Airport protocol when landed in OZ??

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1. Posted by joanne83 (Budding Member 8 posts) 6y

Hey guys

Just a quick question-- i've already got my whv and planning on booking just a one way ticket to oz as it will be slightly cheaper for me, what is the protocal at the airport will i have problems as a don't have a onward ticket, i have sufficient funds though, do i need to bring a bank statement?? will i even get stopped??

Jo

2. Posted by Sander (Moderator 4835 posts) 6y

No one who has ever reported about it on this forum has been asked to show proof of funds. I myself arrived in Australia on a WHV with a one way ticket, and wasn't asked for anything.

Of course, if it's easy for you to bring a bank statement that shows you have sufficient funds available, bringing it can't hurt, just in case you hit an immigration official having a bad day or something.

3. Posted by joanne83 (Budding Member 8 posts) 6y

Thanks for the response, just a the stage now where i need to ask all the 'niggally' questions in my head- thanks for the reassurance.;);)

4. Posted by andy11 (Full Member 136 posts) 6y

The cops will probably lock you up if you don't have a return ticket and the ozzie jails are not whee you want to be trust me!

5. Posted by Sander (Moderator 4835 posts) 6y

Quoting andy11

The cops will probably lock you up if you don't have a return ticket and the ozzie jails are not whee you want to be trust me!

This is complete nonsense. A WHV (a opposed to a eVisitor or ETA) explicitly allows for arriving without a return ticket, as long as you have sufficient funds to buy a ticket out of the country.