Terms & Conditions for Work Australia

Your Work Australia Program Conditions By joining a BUNAC program you are bound by our general terms and conditions which are listed here as well as the program specific conditions set out below. 1. PROGRAM INCLUSIONS Work Australia Starter: 3 night’s hostel accommodation, pre-departure support, optional visa processing and 12 months in-country support. Full program inclusions are listed [here](https://www.bunac.org/working-holidays/australia/work-australia/starter). Work Australia Ultimate: 7 night’s accommodation, pre-departure support, optional visa processing, arrival week of activities and tours and 12 months in-country support. Full program inclusions are listed [here](https://www.bunac.org/working-holidays/australia/work-australia/ultimate). 2. LIFETIME PROGRAM DEPOSIT The £100 program deposit is non-refundable, except in the case of your application being rejected by BUNAC when you will be subject to a £25 refund administration cost. Your deposit is transferable to any other BUNAC program up until you have paid your program fees and your application is progressed, at which stage your deposit will be deemed used and therefore non-transferable. 3. PROGRAM COSTS AND PAYMENTS Payment schedule Starter Non Refundable deposit payment: £100 / $130 / 120EUR Program fees: Due 10 weeks before departure: £169 / $199 / 195EUR Total: £269 / $329 / 315EUR Ultimate Non Refundable deposit payment: £100 / $130 / 120EUR Program fees: Due 10 weeks before departure: £499 / $815 / 579EUR Total: £599 / $945 / 699EUR Product Extras Optional program extras can be purchased any time before departure. Add-on product information and pricing can be found on our website and cancellation fees are listed below. These additional add-ons will be booked to coincide with your arrival. Bookings are subject to availability. Product Cancellation Fee as % of product price WWOOF (Willing Workers on Organic Farms) - 100% RSA & Barista Course 50% 14 days+ before departure 100% >14 day before departure Surf Camp 50% 14 days+ before departure 100% > 14 day before departure Accommodation upgrades BUNAC can extend the length of your arrival accommodation subject to availability. The additional costs will vary based on room type. Once booked, accommodation upgrades are non-refundable. 4. TRANSFERRING OR CHANGING YOUR BOOKING • Date changes for bookings more than 60 days prior to departure incur no cost • Date changes for bookings less than 60 days will incur a change fee of £45 • Any changes to product extras will incur the above changes fees, as well as any passed on by the supplier • All date changes are subject to availability • You can upgrade from the Starter program to Ultimate program up to 21 days before departure, subject to availability • You Work Australia booking is not transferable to another person 5. PROGRAM CANCELLATION Cancellations will not be acted on until confirmation by email has been received by BUNAC. Cancellation stage (Number of days before departure) Cancellation Fee as % of program fees paid (in addition to non-refundable deposit) 30 days or less 100% 31-59 days 75% 60-74 days 50% 75 days+ 25% BUNAC are not liable for and cannot refund third party costs including police checks, travel costs, flights, medical costs, visa costs under any circumstances. 6. VISA Visa Type: 12-month Working Holiday Visa Visa Eligibility: 18-30 years old, holder of an eligible passport Visa Support funds: $5000AUD (Additional $500AUD if travelling on a one-way ticket) you must prove access to these funds on arrival to Australia Visa Conditions: Maximum job duration of 6 months per employer • Visas are issued at the discretion of the Australian Embassy and Department of Immigration. • BUNAC do not accept responsibility for any costs incurred through a delay in visa processing or where a visa is refused. If your visa is refused the above program and product extra cancellations conditions apply • The visa cost is set by the Department of Immigration and is subject to change without notice. BUNAC will notify participants of any change to the advertised cost listed here o Where there is an increase in the visa cost, the participant will be responsible for meeting such costs. Working Holiday Visa information, estimated processing times and FAQ’s are listed by the Australian government [here](https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/getting-a-visa/visa-listing/work-holiday-417#) 7. ADDITIONAL PROGRAM DOCUMENTATION AND FEES To apply for your Australia Working Holiday Visa you may be required to submit a police criminal background check or medical examinations. This could lead to additional third-party fees and delays to your application. You are required to disclose information relating to existing medical conditions, criminal history, nationality and occupation during the initial application stage so BUNAC can determine if you will be required to submit extra documents and how it will affect your application processing time. 8. FLIGHTS You are required to communicate your travel date to Australia to BUNAC at least 4 weeks before your arrival date so the necessary arrangements can be made for your arrival accommodation. BUNAC are not responsible for any flight changes, delays or cancellations. 9. INSURANCE Travel insurance is mandatory for all BUNAC participants. Please refer to our General Terms and Conditions