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There are a couple of companies offering insurance to long term travellers including work and holiday workers or round-the-world tourists. Avi-international targets all nationalities but requires you to be under 35 - which should be the case for a work and holiday visa. World Nomads apparently is not clear on that point for us citizens even though it ...


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I called a cousin who works for an airline at an airport, he explained how to do this in a very safe and efficient way. Infants do not need a seat, airline require a fraction of the price paid by the adult to be paid for the infant (~10%) or sometimes it is free. Hence, just make the reservation for you and your wife and other passengers who need seats, and ...


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Yes you do! I had a flight from Europe which included technical stop in Sydney and I found about it the hard way - I was banned from airplane in Munich on 6th of February because I didn't have transit visa for Australia although I have passed passport and custum control! Chief of staff of Emirates airways airplane didn't let me on the plane because i didn't ...


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Now that you've clarified in the comments, yes, it's entirely 'possible', but not easy, by any means. As mentioned by @Relaxed, only 37 people have been recorded successfully completing this challenge. As an American, you'd be the 5th American citizen to complete it, if you did it now. Some (crazy) people have even run across Australia. One of the ...


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Yes you will have to pay duty, as it is a new item that was purchased overseas. If you were at home, lost it and bought a new replacement, you will have paid Australian duty on that item, as the importer paid duty when it originally came from the factory (and of course included the cost of that duty in the selling price you paid). In this case, if you buy ...


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Yes, you can. Australian High Commission to Malaysia: Can I apply if my passport is valid for less than 6 months? Yes. However, if you are planning a short stay, it is recommended that your passport should not expire when you are in Australia. You will need a valid passport to leave as well as enter Australia. Even with a valid visa, some ...



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