Many people work to go on holidays. And many more take holidays so they can be more motivated when they get back to work.
Here is a thought: what if you can do both? What if you can go on a holiday while you can still go to work? Is it even possible, you ask? Yes, it is and it is called a working holiday!
What is a working holiday about, you ask? Well, stick around and find out because here are some exciting things, we have to say about working holiday.
Make The Most of Your Experience Through Working Holiday
A working holiday, or a workcation (working vacation), is kind of extended trip abroad that people can take to travel and stay for longer period of time than as a normal tourist visa, while at the same time allows you the right to earn money by taking short-term employment.
A typical working holiday trip is aimed at young people between partnering countries to promote intercultural tourism experience. The trips would also allow these young people to not only enjoy an extended travelling opportunity, but also be allowed the right to earn income to fund their travels there.
To take a working holiday trip, working holiday makers must apply for a working holiday visa so that they can take this trip abroad for few months or even up to a year before returning to their countries of origin.
How Do You Get A Working Holiday Visa in Indonesia?
To get a working holiday visa, you must first check your country’s immigration policy and see if you are eligible to apply for the visa as well as which country can you go to for this visa.
As an example, here is how you can get a working holiday visa in Indonesia.
First of all, the Directorate General of Immigration of Indonesia provides the immigration service to process application for a working holiday request in Indonesia.
However, this visa is currently only available for people who holds an Australian passport aging between 18 to 30 years old.
If you are eligible and have successfully applied for this visa, the Indonesian working holiday visa is valid for up to 1 year of stay where you can use it for any educational, tourism, health care, social, sports and cultural activities in the country.
Some of the requirement to apply for a working holiday visa to Indonesia may include:
- A guarantee letter from a guarantor;
- Letter of recommendation from the collaborating Immigration agency;
- Education certificate from a higher education institution or equivalent for graduates or a certificate confirming active student status for a minimum of 2 years, accompanied by a student identification card from their university;
- Tickets for flight from origin country to Indonesia and return flight, or proof of ownership of money equivalent to the price of the tickets;
- A valid passport which is still valid for at least 18 months;
- Proof of having living expenses for the person requesting the visa while in the Indonesian Territory at minimum equal to 5000 Australian dollars; and
- 2 pieces of 4 cm x 6 cm color photographs of the visa requester with a white background.
Payment for an Indonesian working holiday visa may cost more or less 250 Australian dollars to pay for your visa approval, limited stay visa, limited stay permit, and re-entry permit depending on the length of stay that is granted.
Why You Should Get a Working Holiday in Bali, Indonesia
Since 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought many restrictions from people around the world to travel anywhere. However, as successful vaccination campaigns spread all over the world and COVID-19 cases are effectively control through public health protocols, countries all over the world are relaxing their tourism access, including in Bali, Indonesia.
That’s right, folks. #WelcomeBackToBali! Since October 2021, Indonesia’s President, Joko Widodo, has brought new regulations for Bali to begin its gradual re-opening as a global tourism destination.
Eventually, in the beginning of March 2022, the government applied a quarantine-free trial period and a Visa On Arrival (VOA) programs for 23 selected countries. The list of countries kept on expanding and as of 30 May 2022, Indonesia’s is a quarantine-free global tourism destination for 72 countries.
You can now easily request working holidays access in Bali to do many things in Bali. You can work in Bali remotely as you live in Bali’s many resorts and villas.
You can also enjoy traveling to Ubud to see Bali’s famous monkey forest or visit one of the world’s biggest statue, the Garuda Wisnu Kencana. Maybe you want to take the challenge to climb Bali’s tallest mountain, Mount Agung, or visit Bali’s many notable temples to visit.
Or maybe you simply want to enjoy Bali’s sandy beaches, play the many water sports they offer, and take a dive to admire Bali’s underwater beauties and enjoy a stroll at night and enjoy the nightlife of Bali.
There are simply so many things to do, so many places to see, and so many adventures to experience in Bali.
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