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Working Holiday Visas

USA, Canada, UK & more

Many of our Travel Experts have lived and worked abroad themselves, so can offer you tips and advice on the initial and later steps. Visa restrictions, proof of funds and age cut-offs are constantly changing and you may need to produce medical/employment records and attend an embassy interview. Speak to one of our Travel Experts or pop in to your local STA store and we'll make the ride a whole lot easier.

Working Holiday Visas - The Lowdown

As relationships between countries change and develop, the rules of various visas are very much subject to change. Governments are not immune from making subtle changes to visas without major announcement. This can ultimately cause havoc from your end. Check government websites for updated information on visa requirements and make sure you keep up to date with all of the latest amendments to visas as intensely as you do with your Facebook newsfeed!

Canada Working Visa

A working holiday visa for Canada is valid for 24 months and is available to those aged 18-30. If you want to work in education or medical fields, a medical examination may be required in order to obtain a visa. Bag yourself a job at one of Canada's best ski resorts or work as a nanny.

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USA Working Visa

The USA working holiday visa is valid for 12 months + 30 days for travel time. Sponsorship costs are in addition to the visa price so make sure you factor this in to your budget. There are lots of options to work in America, from internships and work experience placements to camp counsellors in a summer camp. Speak to one of our travel experts today, or send us an email for more information.

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UK Working Visa

A UK working holiday visa is valid for 24 months and is available to those aged 17-30. The visa is not valid for professional sportsperson jobs, doctors in training and setting up businesses. Bag yourself a job in a traditional British pub or immerse yourself in the local culture working as a nanny - send us an email or speak to a travel expert who can talk you through all the options.

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Working Holiday Advice

We've got hundreds of opportunities for you to secure work overseas. If you're not sure what kind of jobs are available or where you'd like to work then check out our working overseas advice section, pop in to your local store or give one of our travel experts a call and they can talk you through all the options available and help to guide you through the visa application process.
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