BEFORE YOU LEAVE
A travel insurance is mandatory for obtaining the visa in most Working Holiday countries (Argentina, Canada, South Korea, New Zealand, Hong Kong). An insurance certificate may be asked by customs on arrival. Make sure you bring the Working Holiday insurance certificate issued by AVI International.
If you go and work abroad temporarily, the Social Security does not cover you for medical expenses abroad in some countries and otherwise reimburses according to the French social security the scale while medical costs in Asia, Latin America and Canada are very high.
Read our article on the subject
* You will practice a manual activity? You need to subscribe to a specific extension:
The manual activity extension
Sports and leisure Plus will extend your coverage to consequences of an accident you have suffered, due to the use of a two-wheeled motor vehicle, high risks sports (surfing, windsurfing, rafting, climbing, scuba diving down to 45 meters, kitesurfing, hang-gliding, paragliding, jet skiing, snowboarding, quad), manual labor, work experience and laboratory internship (labor accident).
The sports covered by your travel insurance without additional coverage: Leisure and holiday sports are covered provided they are performed as "amateur"
The following sports are also covered:
- Winter sports practice including skiing and sledding.
- Sea cruises,
- Any aircraft as a passenger,
- Practice of ice hockey in states or regions where this sport is practiced by youth within the age of the insured.
Sports and leisure extension: It extends your coverage to the consequences of an accident you were victim to while practicing one of the sports listed in annex 1 of the General Conditions of Insurance.
In the case of accident while practicing a sport in a club, the Insurer will act as secondary insurer after all the insurance coverage of your sport club available.
Want to learn more? Check out our articles and the various destinations and conditions of Working Holiday:
Getting a Working Holiday visa for Australia is quiet easy. There is no quota on the number of visas granted to French nationals. If you enter the criteria, you should get the precious visa.
To get started, visit the official website of the Australian Immigration Service:
People are lined up to get a Canadian WHV! The limited amount of visa disappears in few hours, information is rare ... But nothing ventured, nothing gained!
See all the latest updates and apply on the official website: www.cic.gc.ca/francais/travailler/eic/index.asp
Read our dedicated article:
You want to travel far? New Zealand welcomes young people wishing to travel and work with a Working Holiday visa. Enjoy!
To start, go on: www.nzembassy.com.
The Working Holiday visa can be a very good way to discover Argentina. The visa is relatively easy to get since quotas are reached only at the end of the year.
In this blog, discover the story of a French having tried it: