Program Costs

  • With 4 nights of accommodation: $595
  • With 6 nights of accommodation plus Welcome Week (optional upgrade): $895
  • Group discounts available

Optional extras

  • Job arranged before you go (general): $150
  • Job arranged before you go (ski areas): $150
  • WWOOF Membership: $40
  • Additional nights of accommodation: $30


  • Job search guidance for up to a year
  • Members’ job database with listings throughout New Zealand
  • At least 4 nights of accommodation upon arrival
  • 6 nights for Welcome Week (you can always add extra nights to your arrival package depending on how long you’d like pre-arranged accommodation)
  • Daily breakfast during your first week
  • Social activities
  • Airport shuttle service
  • Orientation session in Auckland
  • Pre-departure and alumni support

Not included

  • Airfare
  • Travel medical insurance
  • Personal spending money
  • Working Holiday Visa (NZD $35) - This is obtained online and we’re available to answer any questions you have.


  • Minimum wage is NZD $18.90, but most jobs will pay more
  • Some jobs may adjust pay if accommodation is included
U.S. Department of State-Designated J-1 Visa Sponsor
Alliance for International Exchange
Exclusive partner of the Erasmus Student Network for J-1 Visa sponsorship of internships in the U.S.
European-American Chamber of Commerce New York
Generation Study Abroad
Global Ties U.S.
International Au Pair Association
WYSE Travel Confederation