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Looking for advice for first trip to NZ or oz

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1. Posted by mitchlancaster (Budding Member 4 posts) 5y

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Hey guys!

Decided and am now saving for my trip, hopefully starting November this year. Looking at doing the 32 day kiwi experience and then would love to go Thailand. Looking for someone or people who are thinking of doing the same or have done it before and can give me some tips on how much i would be looking at for 4-6 months. ANY advice would be taken with thanks. im 23years old, sport and active guy from England. Worked in the US for 2 summers and will give anything ago. Cheers peeps, Mitch:)

2. Posted by Suzyb (Inactive 63 posts) 5y

Hi I'm arriving in Christchurch on 12th nov, I've booked the kiwi experience and spending a month in NZ them after flying to OZ.
Have you booked anything in NZ yet? How long you thinking of staying in NZ for?

I'm going out alone which is very scary and daunting but I'm sure my first nite I'll
Make loads of friends lol!

3. Posted by mitchlancaster (Budding Member 4 posts) 5y

Hey,

I've not booked anything yet but am planning on just saving everything until like june and then booking it all. I fancy doing the 32 day kiwi thing then hopefully if i save enough on to oz and try and get some work out there.

Gotta admit, I went out to the states on my own to work but think this is a whole new ball game! How muc have u got flights for?

mitch:)

4. Posted by clarus (Budding Member 2 posts) 5y

hey, i went to oz and nz for a couple of months last summer, nowhere near enough time so hopefully i'll go back there sometime! kiwi experience is brilliant, i had the time of my life and met so many fun people!

5. Posted by Suzyb (Inactive 63 posts) 5y

Hey Mitch, I only got a one way ticket as in planning on working in aus and not too sure what will happen when I'm out there, if I get a sponsor or 2nd whv. In all my flights were £667 from London to Christchurch/ Auckland to melbourne a month later! Couldn't be happier With this price!! :)

6. Posted by HJH20 (Budding Member 6 posts) 5y

hi Suzyb,

i am planning on flying to nz one way, the price for your flights is really good. can i ask who you have booked through??

Thanks :)

7. Posted by Suzyb (Inactive 63 posts) 5y

Hey I booked with STA travel, they always try n match prices of you find cheaper else where!! Also booked the kiwi and OZ experience so got a little discount when you book a few things in one go! Check it out!!

8. Posted by mitchlancaster (Budding Member 4 posts) 5y

Quoting Suzyb

Hey Mitch, I only got a one way ticket as in planning on working in aus and not too sure what will happen when I'm out there, if I get a sponsor or 2nd whv. In all my flights were £667 from London to Christchurch/ Auckland to melbourne a month later! Couldn't be happier With this price!! :)

thats an awesome deal!! im well up for working out there, what do you need to work legally, just a basic visa? i play tennis to a decent standard so il try and do some coaching or something i think:)

9. Posted by Suzyb (Inactive 63 posts) 5y

No you need to apply for a working holiday visa, that basically gives you 12months from the day you enter the country but theres a few requirements before you can apply for it! Check it out on the Australian Visa bureau

10. Posted by HJH20 (Budding Member 6 posts) 5y

Thanks suzyb :-)