SWAP New Zealand

Eligibility: Canadians aged 18-35. No student status required
Registration Deadline: Apply 4 weeks prior to departure

Repeat Participation: Yes
Visa Duration:
Any period up to 1 year

Program Price: $800 (Includes the $208 NZD visa cost) If you have already had one NZ Working Holiday visa, you can get 2nd one exclusively through SWAP. This NZ IEP 2nd visa program is $1050 (it includes the $330 cost of the visa itself)

Support Funds: $4,200 NZD with return ticket; $6,200 NZD with one-way ticket. What are support funds?

So what's so great about New Zealand? Well for starters, there's the pristine lakes, majestic mountains, rare wildlife, picturesque beaches, rainforests, glaciers, amazing food and wine, vibrant art scene, friendly people, Maori culture, bungee jumping, rafting..
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South Pacific Combo: Australia and New Zealand in One Go!

Make the most of your long journey - live, work and play in these two fantastic countries while you are Down Under! You will get to do both SWAP New Zealand and Australia, without having to come back to Canada between adventures. The cost of the program is $1450. The fee includes your visas for both countries and all of your support services when you arrive in each country. You will have unlimited access to our partner's resource centres in Auckland and Sydney.

For more information contact info@swap.ca.

New Zealand Dating Guide

New Zealand can be quite a happy hunting ground for both male and female travellers. Attitudes are as liberal as anywhere, and relationships are generally quite uncomplicated once they get going. Travellers are seen as exotic, and if you take the daring step of openly showing an interest in someone, you should do well.

How Much Money Do I Need?

Here's an idea of how much day-to-day things in New Zealand will cost you, on average.

How Much Will It Cost to Get There?

Merit Travel offers special rates for students and youth. The awesome travel counsellors are committed to getting you the best possible rate on your flight. They are SWAP experts and understand the time requirements, insurance, and everything else you'll need to get ready for your big adventure.