Welcome to the official Visa First blog!

Here you’ll find top tips for working holidaymakers, our picks for this year’s best tourist destinations, business travel advice & much more



Student Visa: Let Your Dreams See Light of Day

Field trips are the perfect way to encourage children to travel and lay the foundations of confidence for a later life spent seeing the world. This manifests itself in the form of student visas which allow young people to travel freely through numerous countries across the world. School does much to prepare children for the […]

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Adapting to an Expatriate Lifestyle

Moving abroad and becoming a part of a new culture is something that happens a lot these days. Businesses are becoming more cosmopolitan with every passing year, the old borders and boundaries of the trading world slowly disappearing and allowing the free market to thrive as much as possible. One of the most common reasons […]

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Home Buying Guide Australia

Going to Australia or simply living there naturally means owning or renting a home. While renting is a decent way of living you will only enjoy a good, calm life if you have your own home. Doing that however requires some manoeuvring so you can navigate the market successfully. Following these tips will give you […]

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The financial preparations you need to make before moving abroad

When you move abroad some of the biggest considerations are the financial side of things, but this is one of the aspects that often gets overlooked. The problem with this is that you can easily make mistakes when it comes to managing your finances when you move to another country and find that you have […]

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Driving Abroad: A Beginner’s GuideAbroad: A Beginner’s Guide

Many travellers go out of their way to protect themselves from crime or terrorism in foreign countries, but they do little to prepare for the number-one threat to Americans in foreign countries: driving. Vehicle crashes kill more travelling Americans than any other threat. Whether you need to prepare yourself for driving on the “wrong” side […]

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Potential Reasons for Australian Student Visa Refusal

The decision to study abroad for a period of time is one that a growing number of students make and some of them elect to go to Australia. Student visas generally need to be procured. What are some of the reasons that they might be denied? Past Problems/Issues While many individuals really want to study […]

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Australia Family Relocation Guide

Immigration is something many of us have considered at one point or another during our lives. For most foreigners, however, Australia carries plenty of cliches based on the entertainment industry. These have largely shaped how people across the world imagine Australia – mostly kangaroos, vast plains and an overall completely wrong idea of what the […]

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Tips To Help You Save Money on Your Next Holiday

Many people think that vacationing is very expensive. However, a closer examination tells you that it is not as costly as it looks to be and with a little planning, it can be relatively cheaper. Keeping a few things in mind, you can save a large sum of your hard-earned money. We provide you with […]

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Tips for Living in a Different Time Zone from Loved Ones

There’s probably no one earth who wouldn’t agree that family is everything. Sharing blood, sharing history, sharing memories. Having loved ones close by can be one of the most wonderful experiences any family can have though the years. But just because some cherished ones happen to be far away doesn’t mean you can keep close […]

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