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Have I got enough money?!!?

Travel Forums Australia / New Zealand & The Pacific Have I got enough money?!!?

1. Posted by AndreaF (Budding Member 20 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Hey all

I'm after some advice.....

I am going to Oz for 3 months, do you think £3,000 is enough????

Also do you think its a good idea to open an account in Oz or just use my uk account???


2. Posted by penna (Full Member 110 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

depends on where you want to go and what you want to do but 3000 pounds is a lot of money in australia. and if u do run out it's easy to work illegally here

3. Posted by moguzhan (Budding Member 17 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

come down

stay at a hostel

find a guy

convince him to move in with him

convince him to take you out

theres a saving of 2000 pounds there

and if all else fails, work in one of the many cafes or restaurants.

theyll happily pay you cash in hand.

4. Posted by Sander (Moderator 5236 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

3000 pounds is roughly 7200 australian dollars.
You can stay in high-end hostels, buy enough groceries for real meals, and travel from place to place by bus every week for about 60 dollars a day, so that'd make your 7200 last for four months. Do some tours and eat out in restaurants a few times, it'll last only three months, but since that's all that you're asking for, it'll be perfectly fine. :)

5. Posted by roni1 (Budding Member 32 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

I like that idea!! im travelling to OZ and wondering if im going to have enough money so that suggestion is very appealing right now. just let me know where i can find a guy that is that easy to tempt!!!