A Guide For Countries To Travel And Work In As Working Holidays Abroad Program

Nearly everyone of us would love to travel around the world but very few can due to the high cost of travelling and having a vacation overseas.

Fortunately, there is an option in the shape of working holiday or work and travel program, which are available in many countries now. Within the past few years several countries have come to an agreement that their citizens will be allowed to travel for up to 2 years and look for paid jobs or unpaid voluntary work.

So this is an excellent travel opportunity for those who enjoy overseas working holidays where they get the chance to experience mixing with new cultures and to learn some new skills and perhaps even earn more money that they had thought was possible.

We have provided you with some information on the countries mentioned here – Click on the country of your choice:

Working Holiday Canada

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Experience working In Canada as a travelling worker.

Canada having the most beautiful and glorious places that nature can offer could offer great working holidays to working travellers depending on their skill sets and their willingness to work with the Canadian locals – Canada being famous for its skiing resorts, there are normally lots of associated work for the working travellers

The following jobs are some of the work that the vocational workers could perform:

  • Ski Resort instructors and other related vacancies
  • Maintenance workers
  • Chefs and Kitchen workers
  • Salespeople
  • Customers services
  • Admins
  • Retail Assistants
  • Bar Attendants

To find out about work and holiday visa and eligibility in Canada go here.

Working Holiday Japan

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Getting a working holiday visa in Japan is a lot simpler than it used to be – More countries are now being added to the list for travel and work vacation visa.

Teaching English as a foreign language seems to be the easiest job to go for as the Japanese are so eager to improve their English language skills – As the Japanese standard of living is much higher than most other countries, the wages for English teachers are a lot better than most other overseas places you travel and work in.

With Japan having one of the most fascinating eastern cultures, working holidays in Japan are extremely sought after by those wanting to travel and work abroad and getting paid decent salaries as well in some cases.

To find out about eligibility for taking part in the working holiday programs and getting visa to Japan visit this website.

Travel and Work In Australia

bunch of boys and girls travelling and working in australia

People who travel to Australia for working holidays do so to enjoy the vast open land that Australia is famous for. So, to work on the farm during the harvesting & fruit picking season will be a pleasurable and enjoyable experience for a lot of the travellers. As a lot of these holiday workers seem to travel from Western Europe,they will particularly enjoy the hot weather that Australia has got to offer.

Those who would like to work with animals, they can get jobs looking after cattle and horses in the wilds of Australia.

For the city folks, there will always be a range of casual works available in the shape of jobs like working in Garden Centres, Super Markets, Bars and Hotels – There are many more casual work positions as such in Australia for the travel and work visitors.

To find out about work and travel visa and who is eligible in Australia visit Australian Government Border Official Website.

Travel and Work in France and Save Up Some Cash

young girl worker picking grapes

With France being the nation of wine drinkers and producers, every year during autumn, there are 1000’s of job vacancies open to grape pickers (Vendangeurs). So for working travellers who don’t mind bending down for some 8 hours a day on a farm, getting the jobs should not be too difficult – Although, the pay rate might not be to everyone’s expectation but when considering some workers will be provided with free accommodation and food, the wages won’t be too bad either and a lot of the money earned could be saved up for the future. The job could last up to 2 months in most cases.

This website gives more info on Grape Picking Jobs in France.

For finding out travel and work visa requirements and guidelines to France, read this.

Live and Work In Thailand

teaching staff preparing student notes in college library

If like me you are keen to travel to Thailand and reside there for as long as you want, and if like me you do not have a great deal of savings, but you happen to be good at teaching English, then you will have an easy task to live and work in Thailand.

The indigenous English speaking people have got a very easy task of finding jobs as teachers specially for those who are academically minded. Starting salaries for teachers are normally about $1000 which would be enough for a person to live a fairly comfortable life style.

Already, there are a large number of expats have chosen Thailand as the country which they would like to reside in for the rest of their retiring life time and you could be joining them too without any difficulties whatsoever.

A Few Popular Thai Locations & Cities For Expats and Travellers:

  • Chiang Mai – With a rich history, Chiang Mai is considered the cultural hub of Northern Thailand. Mild weather during the winters and affordable living standards make Chiang Mai an ideal location in Thailand for most travellers and expats to aim for.
  • Chiang Rai – Is considered to be the cheapest place to live in Thailand and a lot more peaceful and smaller than Chiang Mai. Therefore, opportunities for English teachers will be very few.
  • Bangkok: Being the capital city, you can almost do any types of leisure activities and lots of work opportunities exist for English teachers and a great variety of other jobs. Food prices are very reasonable as well, unlike what you may find in other world capital cities.

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