Working Holiday Items
Do's and don'ts for travellers about to embark on a working holiday gap year.
Five globally universal golden rules, that backpackers travelling with a working holiday visa should remember if they want to get a job abroad.
Planning a gap year is certainly an exciting prospect; however, while you are drawing up a list of places to see and activities to take part in, it's important to think about your travels will be funded. By going on a working gap year, you'll be able to gain paid employment in an exciting overseas destination.
Going on a gap year is certainly exciting; however, while you may be carried away with planning which landmarks to see, it is vital you consider how your travels will be funded. If you're hoping to spend an extended period of time away, working abroad is something you may need to think about.
If you are looking to go on a short working holiday for the summer, why not consider travelling to the USA? By doing so, you'll get the chance to earn a wage, meet new people and develop skills, while soaking up everything that Stateside has to offer.
If you're planning a gap year, your thoughts may be preoccupied by the destinations you wish to visit. However, it is important to consider how you will finance your travels and while you're likely to already have some money saved up, it may be an idea to work while abroad.
A gap year can certainly be an exciting prospect; however, if you're planning on spending a significant period of time going on a global adventure you'll need to think about how this will be funded. It's quite likely you'll have to work for at least a portion of your break, so give some careful thought to how you'll do this.
Working holidays in New Zealand are a popular choice -the country attracts thousands of travellers and backpackers per year and one can definitely see why. So far at mapthegap.co.uk we have given you the low down on working holidays in Canada and Australia, and now here’s our guide to working holidays in spectacular New Zealand.
Australia attracts over 600,000 visitors from the UK per year and is a popular country to work and travel in during a gap year.
These days there are so many volunteer abroad and gap year companies out there that it can be quite daunting and confusing to know which one to choose. Last week we featured the volunteering company i-to-i and gave you the lowdown to help make your decision easier. This week we’ll be focusing on BUNAC.
With the increase in university fees and rise in cost of living, it makes sense to save some money before term starts. BUNAC is recommending working gap years in Australia, New Zealand and Canada, offering good job prospects for the 2011-12 year.
A new visa can help you secure gap year jobs in New Zealand during the Rugby World Cup. Immigration New Zealand’s Working Holiday Visa allows UK citizens between the ages of 18 and 30 to work and travel in New Zealand and is ideal for a gap year.
That dream of sampling life Down Under might just be a step closer thanks to a new deal from STA Travel. The group is offering free working holiday visas to Brits booking flights to Queensland before the end of June.