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71. Posted by TomwithaZ (Budding Member 21 posts) 4y Star this if you like it!

Biggest and best Aussie thread ever =]

touchdown sydney in november no particular plans but sydney for christmas and new years for definite.

my facebook =] message e if you want to talk random aussie things and such

leaving my nice job in search of a better life :P

72. Posted by Olly7m (Budding Member 24 posts) 4y Star this if you like it!

Hello fellow travellers!

I am another solo traveller!... I'm 22 and thinking now or never!!! I've wanted to do Oz for ages, I ideally want to fly to Sydney around October/November and meet people and work my way up the East Coast over the space of like upto 12 months (unsure of duration really) but anyway be awesome to get in touch with people doing a similar thing.

Be great to hear from you guys, speak soon!


73. Posted by SamAlway21 (Budding Member 6 posts) 4y Star this if you like it!

Wats good travelling oz alone in october on a year whv im flying to melbourne where my good pal lives who few years back done a year in oz and now hes gone back to marry an aussy girl so thats my starting place to catch up and get some travel advice then after around a month or so want to travel up the east coast eventually reaching sydney for some partying festivaling and wat ever else boom experiences cross my path! These are my plans beforehand but as we all know fings change anyone doing simular fings wud be wkd to hear from ya, feel free to msg me on here or email -snip-

[ Edit: Sorry, no email addresses in the open forums please. Use a private message to swap email addresses. ]

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75. Posted by skd_lsp (Budding Member 10 posts) 4y Star this if you like it!

Hey all,
We've created a group for backpackers on facebook: Australia Backpackers 2013 ( theres lotsa people traveling alone and the group is helpful if you want any advice, to meet people or just support :) If you check out the Frequent topics of discussion there's a lot of information on Banks, insurance, Tax file number, jobs etc.
Happy travels :)

76. Posted by MaisieJohnson (Budding Member 20 posts) 4y Star this if you like it!

Hi guys,

I'm heading to Melbourne on 27th December then onto Sydney for NYE, staying at Wake Up. Has anyone else booked to stay in that hostel over new years? I've heard it's a good one :)

After NYE I'm travelling up the east coast for a month on my own, is anyone planning on doing the same?

Pop me a message on Facebook as I'd love to meet some like-minded travellers!

Maisie :)

77. Posted by benny1314 (Budding Member 109 posts) 4y Star this if you like it!

Hi Maisie,

It seems that everyone will be taking the same journey as you, from what I've read on this site.

I'm doing exactly the same with 3 other guys and look to travel up the East Coast via campervan to try and save some cash and visit more places.

How much do you have planned?


78. Posted by MaisieJohnson (Budding Member 20 posts) 4y Star this if you like it!

Hi Ben,

Yeah I've spoken to quite a few people who're planning on doing the same route. Can't wait! A campervan that'll be brilliant!

Well I've booked my flights and insurance. And have booked 3 nights at WakeUp over NYE! Other than that not much. I'm looking to buy a greyhound bus pass for my travels up the east coast which I'll need to sort soon too. How much have you planned?

So are you doing the east coast in January too?


79. Posted by benny1314 (Budding Member 109 posts) 4y Star this if you like it!

Hi Maisie,

It should be good... Little cramped though as there will be 5 of us sharing it!!!!

Nice! How long are you going travelling for? Have you purchased a WHV as yet, or don’t you need one?

Well we have 2 nights in a hostel booked in Perth and then it's a case of trying to sort out a house/flat and a job and we will be living in Perth for around 4-6 weeks.

We will be hitting the east coast between the end of December / beginning of January, and then aim to go over to NZL for a month also.


80. Posted by Jenhux (Budding Member 38 posts) 4y Star this if you like it!


so im travelling solo - arrive in Brisbane 30th September :)

No plans yet, other than to maybe head down to Byron and head up the east coast from there until i run out of money and need to get a job!

Would be good to meet some people to hang out with once there

Anyone happen to be doing malaysia or Thailand first - specifically full moon party on september 19th!?

Not long....aahhh!