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1. Posted by phoebeg (First Time Poster, 1 posts) 20 Nov '12 08:36

I have been thinking about going to NZ since i turned 18 last year, and due to my funds being more sufficent now, i have decided that it times for me to do my dream. I have researched everything about money, Working Holiday Visa and also the insurance that i need. Also i have family there so things are made a tad easier because i can get some kind of information from them but wanted to see what other people have done..

I need to know the best way to travel...
Because i am from the UK i can either stay in NZ for 12 -23 month...but only be able to work for 12.
i need i know if the best way to do it is to get an open ended flight to then be able to come back whenever and not be on a constant time scale.

Also i know it is possible to travel from NZ to other countrys then come back if still in the Visa time frame, but wondered if anyone had done so? and if there where any complications?

Phoebe

2. Posted by Cyberia (Travel Guru, 1722 posts) 20 Nov '12 10:53

Open air tickets are no more than 12 months. Buying two one way tickets is substantially more expensive than buying a return ticket.

The Working Holiday Visa is multiple entry so you can leave and return within it's validity.

Do consider buying a Lonely Planet guide to NZ.