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



New Zealand Working Holiday Visa – the Complete Guide

New Zealand has signed working holiday agreements with many countries and that is why so many young people are heading to New Zealand to spend a year or two working and discovering the Kiwi’s country and culture. If you also want to join them, have a look at the information we’ve summarized for you. Visa […]

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Characteristics of the New Zealand Tax System

Taxation is a complicated and vast subject. Well, it might also be boring. That’s why we summarized everything on the New Zealand taxation here for you all future visitors and prospective migrants. You might be delighted to hear that New Zealand has developed a simple and clear tax system, ranked by the experts as the […]

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Canada Working Holiday Visa – A Complete Guide

Canada is a magnificent country full of beauty and diversity and that’s the reason why so many young people choose it for backpacking every year. If you also think of heading to Canada, it’s good to know some brief facts about your visa options, main Canadian cities and territories, lifestyle and job opportunity first. You […]

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Moving to Australia

No matter if you are planning to go to Australia as a Working Holidaymaker, to work under the business sponsor visa (457 subclasses) or to migrate permanently, you need to plan everything in advance. So, where to start? Make a Plan If you’ve made your mind to travel overseas, it’s good to discuss your plans […]

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Portugal and Australia signed an agreement for Work and Holiday Program

The reciprocal youth mobility scheme between both countries was arranged on 25 September 2014. Once the program is launched, it will allow 200 young people from Australia and around 200 from Portugal to travel in each other’s country with the opportunity to work or study for a short period. Work and Holiday visa is different […]

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From Madrid to Sydney

A reciprocal work and holiday visa agreement were signed yesterday between Australia and Spain. It will allow 500 young people from both countries to head overseas on a holiday and be allowed to work or study. It will also give them a great opportunity to discover a new culture and exchange experience. It’s slightly different […]

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Overseas Migration will Continue to Increase Until 2016

The Immigration Department in Australia expects that the overseas migration will reach about 250,000 by the end of September and will continue to increase by 2016. This forecast takes into account the number of visa grants as well as data from official sources about the Australian and World economic growth. It also counts the immigration […]

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