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1st time to become a backpacker and need advice

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1. Posted by jy_wong (Budding Member 3 posts) 3y

i want to travel around australia as a backpacker but dunno where to start and how much do i need in Ringgit Malaysia?if i want to stay longer there what visa is recomended to apply?

and the working holiday visa is a bit hard to get any suggestion?

2. Posted by Sander (Moderator 4811 posts) 3y

I generally recommend an average budget of AUD $75/day (225 MYR) for Australia. That gives you accommodation in small dorm rooms, buying supermarket food to cook your own meals, and travelling by public transport. (This is a very rough guideline at best; watch your actual expenses when there.)

I see that the eligibility requirements for a work and holiday visa for Malaysians are indeed rather high. Which part in particular do you have trouble with? Most of these, I don't think anyone can offer any useful help for, but who knows...?

3. Posted by jy_wong (Budding Member 3 posts) 3y

izit better to travel around europe as a backpacker? because those country don't need visa...
any suggestion? and how much will it cost?

4. Posted by Sander (Moderator 4811 posts) 3y

I've answered that in your other thread.

You might instead consider New Zealand, which at first glance seems to have much more relaxed requirements for Malaysians than Australia, and as a bonus is cheaper to travel through, too.