All posts tagged: Australia

Australian Tourist Visa Process

After dealing with a long list of documents, a tiring visa application and high-rejection chances, three months ago, while applying for a Schengen visa for Europe, when it came to planning a tourist visa for Australia, things felt pretty easier and uncomplicated. And that was not just me. A few other people, I spoke with, to get an idea about their experience, moreover said that Australia has always been humble. Though of course, if you compare a Thai or a Malaysian tourist visa process, Australia still demands better planning and a little more paperwork, if you compare it with a Schengen, a Japanese, and a few other visas considered as tough, getting your hands on an Australian tourist visa, and doing it all by yourself, is pretty easier. Yet if you’ve your doubts and aren’t sure what are your chances, read my Tips For Australian Tourist Visa. To get a better idea of the process, however, read ahead: What Documents You May Need Australian embassy, on its website, has mentioned that it discourages any prepaid …

Australian Tourist Visa: Practical Tips

If there’s one thing that annoys me as traveller, thanks to my weak Indian passport, is applying for visa. You want to travel to Europe, and you’ve all the money and time it wanted, you still need to go through a lot of hassle and paperwork. Though of course, some countries are more reluctant, and some, fairly welcoming, the unapologetic fact that you still need to waste your time and money — no matter how small — is always a disappointment. And my disappointment turned into a dismay, very recently, when it took more than one month for the Australian embassy to offer me a tourist visa. Though the folks in the embassy were quite humble and allowed me multiple entries for a period of one year, the price I had to pay for it was a little startling. Australian Tourist VISA Was Expensive With most Southeast Asian countries charging around 2 or 4 thousand Rupees, Canada charging about 6.5 thousand, and 26 Schengen countries in Europe around only 6 thousand, Australia, God knows why has …