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Australian Working Holidays are a great introduction to the real culture of this vast country. You will learn new skills, meet amazing people, and earn while you do it to fund your travels across the country! We've got piles of information about Australian Working Holiday visas and packages, as well as loads of ideas and tips to get the most of your time Down Under.

Get £100 off your Australia Working Holiday Visa!*

And get up to 15% off Australia Work & Travel Starter Packs PLUS up to an extra £100 off for a limited time only!*

Australia Working Holidays

Want to work in Australia? Who doesn't! It's an incredible opportunity to gain life experience, improve your CV and try out living in a different country. From working in the big cities, to gaining employment in the tourism industry and even spending time in the outback helping with the harvests, there are some amazing opportunities available to you. Get the lowdown below and start planning now!
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Australia Working Holiday Visas
Applying for a visa can be stressful, but our visa service takes out all the hassle. The majority of our visa applications are granted within 48 hours so you can be getting settled into your life Down Under in no time! Plus as part of our visa service you'll receive complimentary help in setting up your tax file number, bank account and more.
Get £100 off your Working Holiday Visa!*
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Work And Travel Starter Packs
Get your Australia Working Holiday off to the right start with one of our Work and Travel Starter Packs. Choose from a 3, 4 or 7 night package in either Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Cairns, Darwin, Adelaide & Perth. You'll get one-on-one help with job hunting, as well as 12 full months access to a backpacker specific online jobs site.
Up to 15% off Work & Travel Starter Packs across the whole of Australia, PLUS up to an extra £100 off, for a limited time only.*
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BUNAC's Work Australia Package
Want to have an arrival experience like no other? We’ve teamed with BUNAC to get your working holiday off to a great start. Earn top dollar with full job support, kick-start your trip with 7 days of epic fun in Sydney and fly with a group, stopping over in Hong Kong. Plus you’ll get 12 months of expert job offers, accommodation advice, social activities and more!

Plan your Aussie Adventure

There is plenty to see and do in Oz and choosing how to spend your time down under can get a little tricky sometimes. Check out our Trip Planner to get inspired, then simply share your plan with one of our Travel Experts in store.
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What is an Australian Working Holiday?

A working holiday allows young British citizens to gain short term employment as well as travel around Australia for an initial period of up to twelve months.

How long can I stay in Australia for?

Initially you will be permitted to stay for a maximum period of twelve months from the date you enter the country and can work for any one employer for a maximum of six months. If you wish to stay in Australia for longer, you may be able to qualify for a second year visa if you have completed the required amount of three months agricultural work.

Is there an age limit for Working Holiday Visas?

Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 30 (inclusive) at the time of applying for the visa.

How can I find work in Australia?

There are many websites showing work opportunities in Australia. STA Travel works closely with specialist companies who can help you find employment and settle into life Down Under.

What kind of jobs can I do in Australia?

The Working Holiday Visa allows you to work in all types of jobs, depending on your skills and preference. Popular roles are within the tourism, hospitality and agricultural sectors. A local Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) certificate is usually required for bar work.

How much money do I need to take with me to Australia?

Upon entry to Australia you will need to be able to prove that you have funds to the equivalent of $5,000 Australian Dollar to support yourself.

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15% off Work Starter Packs:

Get 15% off Full Monty Work & Travel Starter Packs, 10% off 3 night or 4 night Work & Travel Starter Packs or 5% off 7 nights Work & Travel Starter Packs in Australia. Book before 31 March 2017 and travel between 3 March - 31 August 2017. 

Visas: Get £100 off Australia Working Holiday Visa offer is valid for new bookings made between 17 – 23 March 2017 or until sold out. In order to get the £100 off, the visa must be sold in conjunction with any flight to Australia OR any land product in Australia with a minimum value of £50. The flight can be a one-way, return or multi-stop ticket as long as the flight stops in Australia and the first flight is an ex-UK. The Working Holiday Visa must be paid in full and the flight/land product can either be paid in full or put on deposit, if eligible. This offer is valid for new bookings only. There are a limited number of visas available to book with £100 off and STA Travel reserves the right to alter or withdraw this offer at any time.  Visas are subject to eligibility criteria and STA Travel accepts no responsibility for the result of the visa application. Visas must be booked in store or over the phone, offer is not available online.  TEs to use discount code MFP> AUWHV. 

Up to £100 off Starter Packs: Get £100 off of the Base Full Monty Starter Packs in Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane OR £50 off the Base 7-night Starter Packs in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Cairns, Perth, Adelaide & Darwin. Offer is valid for new bookings only made between 17 – 23 March 2017 or until sold out. Offer is combinable with current offers on the Starter Packs and also combinable with the £100 off Australia Working Holiday Visa offer. There are a limited number of Starter Packs available to book with £100 off and STA Travel reserves the right to alter or withdraw this offer at any time.  Starter Packs must be booked in store or over the phone, offer is not available online.  TEs to use discount code MFP> AUWHV.