The first question you need to answer is, where would I like to go on my OE? The world is your mp3-player and you create the playlist. You decide where and when you would like to travel to. At DIY-OE we offer you all the information and advise you need. Then it’s up to you. You’re in control. So here are the countries we have information on…

Take a break from your OE: time for a holiday

The goal of your overseas experience is to see as much as possible (and to have as much fun as possible). To make sure you see heaps and do heaps, we have listed amazing deals on travel, cheap accommodation, and all kinds of specials in our news section. Everything is in chronological order, so you’re always up to date on the latest holiday and travel deals. See more on your OE, but pay less.

 

Take your pick… There are heaps of awesome countries to travel to on your OE.

OE in the United Kingdom

OE in the United Kingdom

It's called the classic OE for a reason. An OE in the United Kingdom has everything you expect from an OE: great jobs, heaps of fun people, and awesome travel opportunities. So head over the the UK and have the best working holiday ever. But first, it's...

UK visa options

Choosing the United Kingdom as the destination for your OE is an excellent choice. A choice that many Kiwis make, so you'll never walk alone. Working and playing in Britain is heaps of fun plus it give you the opportunity to explore Europe as it's easy...
UK Ancestry Visa

UK Ancestry Visa

The UK Ancestry Visa or UK Ancestry Clearance as it's officially called, is an entry clearance for Commonwealth citizens with grandparents born in the United Kingdom, Channel Island or Isle of Man. An Ancestry Visa allows you to stay and work in the UK...
UK working holiday visa

UK working holiday visa

For the UK it's possible for Kiwis to apply for the UK working holiday visa (or UK youth mobility scheme as it's called officially) so you can experience what it's like to life, work, and play in the UK. On the UK working holiday visa you can stay in...
Opening a UK bank account

Opening a UK bank account

The more things you take care of before you leave NZ (like opening a UK bank account), the more time you will have to spend on fun stuff when you arrive in the UK. Hit the ground running. You don't want to start reading about how to open a UK bank account...
Where to go in the UK

Where to go in the UK

Picking the country you want to go to on your travels or OE, is easy. The next (and much harder) step is where to go in the UK? And what to do and which things to see in Britain? And last but not least how to get there? Questions that will be answered...
London

London

Is there anything that you don't know yet about London from reading the Discover London (Lonely Planet Discover Guide) ? Of course there is. London is such an amazing place, there's heaps to do. It doesn't matter whether you're interested in art, architecture,...
Manchester: it's far from being 'grim' up North

Manchester: it's far from being 'grim' up North

Mention Manchester to a lot of people and they will either talk about one of the two great football teams there or about the rain. Squeezing this great northern city down to just these though is to miss out on many great things about it as a top...
Birmingham: over a million Brummies can't be wrong

Birmingham: over a million Brummies can't be wrong

  Birmingham is situated right in the heart of England and is one of the most vibrant cities in the whole of the UK. One of the great things about this colourful metropolis is that it combines a wide range of interesting attractions with a...
OE in Germany

OE in Germany

Sausages (“curry wurst”), Oktoberfest, and beer gardens (“bier garten”) are the first things that come to mind when thinking of Germany. But there is so much more to do and see in this amazing country. We'll show you how to get there and where to go. ...

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