Fulfill your dream and discover Australia as an au pair in a host family, the country with endless possibilities for a great adventure. Fascinating cities like Sydney or Melbourne which combine culture, nature and relaxing beach life in a unique way. Australia is an exciting country for young people who would like to spend a special working holiday.
On the official Australian tourism website of the Australian Tourist Office you can get interesting information about the country& People and experience e.g. all about the requirements to get the working holiday visa. Learn e.g. more about Anna's Australia trip – a short video with great insider tips about the travel destination. Click here to visit the Tourism Australia website.
You should also think about the right au pair insurance for Australia. We have here for you the suitable offers in the foreign health insurance for the long time abroad.
What are your tasks as an au pair abroad?
Your main task as an au pair is to take care of the children, d.h. you have to wake up the children in the morning, take them to school, help them with their homework in the afternoon and put them back to bed later on. Besides you take over light expenses in the household of your host family.
To be allowed to work as an au pair in Australia you need the Working-Holiday Visa (WHV) to enter the country. With the visa you can stay up to 12 months in Australia and can leave and re-enter Australia as often as you like during your stay.
Central requirements for the application of a Working Holiday Visa. Au pair insurance
– You must be between 18 and 30 years old at the time of application
– A maximum stay of 12 months is possible
– You have to be a resident of Germany when applying for the flight
– You must have German citizenship
– You must have a valid passport
– Upon entry, proof of sufficient financial means (approx.4.000 EUR) required
– A valid return ticket must be presented upon entry into the country
– Au pair insurance: The proof of a sufficient health insurance for Australia is required
– First time application for WHV
Free price comparison au pair insurance for Australia
Special health insurance, liability insurance and travel accident insurance for au pairs on long term trips abroad in the world here in comparison. Notes on use: The comparison calculator is an offer of "RSWW Versicherungsmakler" and includes a limited choice of insurers and policies. Companies currently participating in the comparison: HanseMerkur Reiseversicherung, ERGO Reiseversicherung, Care Concept, Berlin Direkt Versicherung, Wurzburger Versicherungs AG (TravelSecure). To the terms and conditions.
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TIP: Comparison of the popular YOUNG TRAVEL au pair insurance by HanseMerkur
The HanseMerkur travel insurance offers with the Young Travel travel protection a suitable foreign health insurance (basic and professional rate in direct comparison) for the au pair long-term stay in Australia as well as abroad worldwide. Useful additional insurances like a travel accident insurance, travel liability insurance and luggage insurance can be easily booked in addition to the health insurance (additional packages, "Basic" or "Profi" optional bookable !)
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Important information for au pairs in Australia. Choosing the right insurance.
All important information and conditions for the working holiday visa can be found on the website of the Department of Immigration and Citizenship.
You can apply for the Working Holiday Visa at the Australian Embassy in Berlin directly online, by mail or in person. The fees for the visa are approx. 205 EUR. An online application will i.d.R. processed in 3-4 working days.
Since the application process is very time-consuming, you can of course also take the help of a professional au pair agency. Here you will find with "certainty" the right agency for a smooth and fair organization (agencies with quality mark). If you prefer to save money, you can of course make the application yourself.
With the self-organized trip abroad you have the strings basically in your own hands. This is a great advantage. You are looking for e.g. You choose your host family yourself (there are various online mediation sites for this), determine the place of stay and decide on all other general conditions. You also decide yourself which travel insurance is right for you. At RSWW you can use the free price comparison for au pair insurances to make an optimal decision. Here you can find the central travel health insurance as well as other helpful insurances like e.g. a supplementary travel accident or travel liability insurance. With travel cancellation insurance, you can optimally cover your travel costs in the event of a possible cancellation e.g. due to sudden illness.