It really is reassuring isn't it? It's so daunting planning a trip on your own. I'm planning on flying out in the first week of October. Have you booked your flights now then Michaela? I'm planning on doing the same as you - finding a job asap and staying in Sydney until the New Year.
I have provisionally booked my flights for october 26th, dont know what package to go with (gap 360 - absolute oz or sta starter pack or BUNAC) Is anyone else doing one of these..
I plan to stay until January, New Year in Sydney is a must! I was then thinking Melbourne early Jan and then heading up the east coast hitting every place on the way like fraser island and rainbow beach, would love to get a group and go crazy in Oz!! Cannot Wait
I'm also planning on going to Australia on my own at the end of september, although I haven't planned anything just yet, as i've just graduated so looking to secure a job before I book flights and visas, just so I know I can afford to go.
i'm so nervous about going on my own though! its pretty scary thinking about meeting new people. I'm not sure what is the best way to do this!
iv been reading everyone's comments and its good to see that theres so many like minded people going over to oz!
i arrive in sydney on the 31st of august and im looking at booking a hostel at the moment im a bit unsure wer to go? i was just wondering what hostels any of you guys wer looking at or if anyone has heard of a good hostel to start out?
im a bit apprehensive but im really looking forward to oz! its good too know its not just me and everyone has the same concern.
Well there is so many people of to oz we have all got to bump into one someone in the same boat even just for a bit but yes I am off to Brisbane at the end of November flights booked just going to sort insurance when I haves quite a bit but ye I haven't booked on a package or nothing I have payed for flight an visa which comes to around how much some companies charge for the whv package but the Medicare and bank situation seems to be very straight forward an should be fine sorry for rushed message at work an there is always something to do here speak soon everyone
I'll be flying into Perth on Sep 3rd with WH Visa.
Will try to find jobs around the area for the first week if I'm lucky.
Hey!!! This thread is old now but I just got way excited reading everyone's comments and plans.
I'm going solo to Sydney on 11th Sept, and doing Ultimate Oz week starting 16th Sept. I was originally travelling with a friend, but she doesn't have the funds at the mo so I'm flying solo. Can't believe I'm doing it tbh, can I up and leave to Oz??
If anyone fancies a chat or is arriving similar time to me, add me on FB!
[ Edit: Edited on 31-Jul-2013, at 22:40 by Deborah-JayneT ]