6 Helpful Websites for Planning Your UK Working Holiday

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6 Helpful Websites for Planning Your UK Working Holiday

UK Working Holiday

Are you planning to go on a UK working holiday? You’re going to need all the help you can get, especially with regards to visa application and required documents. Depending on your home country, obtaining a working holiday visa may be easy – or not. The good news is there are plenty of online resources that you can rely on.

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Planning Your UK Working Holiday

1. Gov.uk

As the official website of the UK government, nearly everything you need to know about the UK on this site. On its UK Visas and Immigration page, you will find information on how to apply for a UK Visa, processing times and immigration rules, among others. The general visa working holiday makers apply for is the Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme) Visa which allows you to stay in the UK for up to 2 whole years.

www.gov.uk

2. The Working Holiday Club

This site is the whole package, containing all the information you need for a UK working holiday, from the types of Visa available
to jobs and placement locations.

theworkingholidayclub.co.uk

3. YHA

YHA is one of the many hostel booking websites in the UK. Here, you can find a wide range of accommodation from “castles to campsites”, and everything else in between, including youth hostels and bunkhouses.

www.yha.org.uk

4. The Money Advice Service

Individual banks provide banking information, but this particular website is a repository of a wide range of bank-related information. Here, you will learn about how to make a bank transfer, and the amount of time it takes for your money to be transferred.

www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk

5. Citizens Advice

On this website, you’ll find plenty of information about living and working in the UK, whether you are a local or a working holidaymaker. Find information about your basic rights at work and tax requirements, among others.

www.citizensadvice.org.uk

6. Stoke Travel

For the ‘Holiday’ element of your trip, travel companies such as Stoke Travel are great for cheap trips around the UK and Europe so you can make the most of being so close to the continent and enjoying the cultural festivals and more.

www.stoketravel.com 

Think you may be due a tax refund from working in the UK? Apply here to get your tax back.



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