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Country Starter Packs

Most Popular Country Starter Packs

Arriving in a new country all by your lonesome can be a bit daunting. That's why StudentUniverse have developed these country starter packs to give you instant friends as soon as you touch down. In many cases you'll also get help with accommodation, banking, jobs, and more. Book now and have a friendly face greet you when you arrive - the perfect way to keep your parents and guardians sweet on the idea of a gap year. StudentUniverse can also book your flights at the same time.

Ultimate Aussie Paid Work & Intro

Ultimate Aussie Paid Work & Introfrom £749


ThaIntrofrom £399

New Zealand Paid Work

New Zealand Paid Workfrom £379

Las Vegas High Roller

Las Vegas High Rollerfrom £165

Complete Work & Play Gap Year

Complete Work & Play Gap Yearfrom £1,599

Canada Winter Working Holiday

Canada Winter Working Holidayfrom £465

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Find Out More Today

Time to take the first step towards that adventure of a lifetime? You’re in the right place. StudentUniverse specialise in creating travel itineraries, whether they’ve been dreamt up by their experts based on what’s most popular, or tailor made by you, based on everything you’ve ever wanted to see and do. Just fill out the form to get started – can’t wait to hear from you!

*Calls are included in free mobile minute allowance
Monday to Friday: 9am to 6pm  |  Saturday: 10am – 5pm

What Do You Get?

What's in a Country Starter Pack? 

When you book a country starter pack with StudentUniverse you can arrive in your destination safe in the knowledge that the necessities are all taken care of. Arriving in a new city on your lonesome can be overwhelming – and that’s exactly why they’ve created them. You'll be greeted at the airport and taken straight to your accommodation so there's no hanging around waiting for taxis in a strange place. If you book a country starter pack you'll also get the following: 

  • Accommodation
  • Food
  • Airport
  • Transfers
  • Friends

A country starter park  could be the perfect gift for mum and dad to buy if they want to treat you on your gap year. It's a great way for them to have piece of mind that everything is taken care of. 

How to Book

Booking Checklist

Booking a country starter pack can feel like a big commitment, as it means a big part of your future lies in another country. You'll want to make sure you get all the details right, and StudentUniverse are here to help. They're travel experts, and want to make sure you're getting exactly the backpacking adventure you want, without any nerves or second thoughts. To book your country starter pack with them you'll need to follow this booking process.

1. Know where you want to go

Even if you only have a rough idea of where you'd like to go in the world, that will really help them book the perfect starter pack for you. If you're still looking for inspiration, have a read through our travel articles or head to the message boards to ask the advice of our community of seasoned travellers.

2. Count up your savings

Knowing how much you have to spend makes booking your country starter pack a lot easier. Having control over your budget is crucial when it comes to seeing the world.

3. Make sure you know what's included

The contents of country starter packs will vary, so it's important to make sure you've booked everything you need. For example many packs start when you arrive, leaving you to handle your own flights. StudentUniverse's experts can book these for you while we're on the phone, as well as anything else you might need.

4. Call us

Now you're ready to give them a ring. When you phone we recommend you have a pen, Word doc, or iPad to hand, or anything you can write on, really, to note down all the details you'll need. During the call their travel experts can explain and book everything you need.

5. Check your documents

All the confirmation emails will come through to your given address. Check all the details thoroughly, and let them know if you have any queries.

And that's it. You're ready for your brilliant travel adventure! 


Enquire About Country Starter Packs

If the time has come to book your country start pack you’ll want someone knowledgeable and understanding to talk through the best RTW route with before you book. That’s where the StudentUniverse team come in.

Give them a call and they can answer any questions and get you all booked in while you’re on the phone.

*Calls are included in free mobile minute allowance
Monday to Friday: 9am to 6pm  |  Saturday: 10am – 5pm

Or fill out the enquiry form below and someone'll get back to you as soon as possible.