There is one reason why you always meet Australians while traveling around the world : their passport is one of the more powerful in terms of traveling. While most passports allow to enter only a few dozens of countries, theirs allow them to enter around 160 countries all around the world. So let’s have a look at the different destinations you can go if you’re lucky enough to have an Australian passport.

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Visa free for Australians in Oceania

Even if it stands for reason, Australian passport holders are allowed to enter and travel freely within their own territories and states, which is already amazing when you know how varied and huge the country is. But other oceanian destinations like New Zealand also open to Australians with no visa, and others offer very limited processes such as visas on arrival, cheaper and easier to obtain than traditional visas. A lot of Australians travel on Oceanian islands because the landscapes are beautiful and the destinations are very close from their homeland.

Visa-free destinations in Oceania for Australians :

Australians can travel and stay in New-Zealand for as long as they want, as if it was a part of Australia. It’s one of their most popular holiday destinations, especially because it’s a country that a lot of travelers visit by campervan. Don’t hesitate to read this Ultimate Guide to Planning Your Campervan Trip in New Zealand if you’re going on a roadtrip in New Zealand soon.

Visa on arrival or E-visa destinations in Oceania for Australians :

Visa free countries for Australians in Asia

For Australians, Asia is one of the best travel destinations in the world because it’s very close from their homeland and it offers a good change of scene. On top of that, most Asian countries are visa-free.

Visa-free destinations in Asia for Australians :

Visa on arrival or E-visa destinations in Asia for Australians :

Visa-free in Central Asia and Middle East

Some Middle East countries like Israel or Kazakhstan allow Australians to travel in with no visa, but most of them require a visa on arrival, which is usually cheap and easy to obtain.

Visa-free destinations in Middle East and Central Asia for Australians :

Visa on arrival or E-visa destinations in Middle East and Central Asia for Australians :

Visa free countries for Australians in Europe

Australians are lucky enough to be able to travel freely within the Schengen States for a period of 90 days. Those states include Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland.

Visa-free destinations in Europe for Australians :

If 3 months is not enough for you, here is a guide to legally stay in Europe for more than 90 days.

Visa free for Australians in America

Just like Europe, a lot of American countries open their doors to Australians with no need of visa.

Visa-free destinations in America for Australians :

Visa free countries for Australians in Africa

Africa is probably the most “difficult” continent to travel for Australian citizens as most countries require a visa. Some of them, though, open their doors with no visa at all.

Visa-free destinations in Africa for Australians :

Visa on arrival or E-visa destinations in Africa for Australians :

If you want to make sure whether your destination needs a visa or not, check the VisaLink website, enter your passport nationality, your state of residence, your destination and the purpose of your trip and the website automatically checks the info for you.

Visa Link

Even for visa-free countries you will likely be asked for a proof of onward travel. Most countries will want to make sure you don’t plan to settle there. In order to do that, they will ask you for a return or an onward ticket to prove you’ll eventually leave the country. Good news, this proof of onward travel is very easy and cheap to get on OnwardTicket.com !

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