THE IEP BLOG

What is Brexit and will it affect my UK Working Holiday?

What is Brexit? You may have encountered this term a lot in the past couple of years, heard it discussed on news reports, and seen the memes spawned on social media. Brexit is the term widely used to describe Britain’s planned exit from the European Union. So why is...

How does tax work on a USA Working Holiday?

TAX   It’s that time of year when everyone is looking to file their USA Working Holiday tax returns for the prior year! Fun! At the end of the US Financial year, you will be required to file a tax return – which is due around the beginning of April. The good...

More UK Visa Updates on Their Way!

Back in March we caught wind that the costs for UK Visas would be increasing. The part of the visa cost that is increasing is something called the Immigration Health Surcharge. Here is a quick recap.   In 2016 the UK immigration Department created the Immigration...

East Coast vs West Coast – Where to Live in the US!

  EAST COAST VS WEST COAST – THE AGE OLD ARGUMENT   It’s a difficult decision – once you get your J1 recent graduate visa sorted for the US you have to choose where to live when you get there. Some people have a fair idea of what they want to do. Perhaps a...

Travelling the USA Solo vs in a Group

Travelling in a group vs Travelling solo - the eternal/internal debate!   A few USA working holiday visa’s (Summer Camp USA and Work USA) will allow you to stay on in the country for a month or so kind of like a tourist. The question then becomes – what do you do...

Travel Canada’s Great Cities on a Working Holiday

  6 Great Canadian Cities   Canada is an incredibly diverse place both culturally and physically. From the hundreds of different cultures in Vancouver, to the oil and cowboy culture of Calgary to the quasi-European history of Montréal to the Gaelic history...

Changes to IEC Working Holiday Visa Eligibility

Slightly older Australian's rejoice!   In a recent press release - Canadian Immigration announced that they will be increasing the age limit for which Australian's are eligible! The major part of the announcement is that - Australian's up to the age of 35...

A Typical Day at Camp – Summer Camp USA

What does a day at camp actually look like?   Everyone has an idea of what summer camp is like thanks to popular movies and tv shows like 'The Parent Trap' and Netflix’ reboot of 'Wet Hot American Summer'. Stereotypes aside – as wild as summer camp in the USA may...