Free Australian ETA Visa application*

Old Apr 13, 07, 7:02 pm
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Free Australian ETA Visa application*

* Due to changes to Australian entry requirements post-Covid, I am unable to process anymore ETAs *

Everyone must now apply their ETAs online themselves at : https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visa...-authority-601

Visitor ETAs can only be processed for the following applicable passport holders:

USA, CANADA , BRUNEI, HONGKONG (SAR), JAPAN, MALAYSIA, SINGAPORE & SOUTH KOREA.

EUROPEAN Passport Holders (including Switzerland, Norway, Iceland) must apply for an 'eVisitor' pass at this site:
https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visa...g/evisitor-651

It has been a pleasure helping out the FT community these past 15 years.

Happy travels..

Wayne aka Guy Betsy

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Old Apr 14, 07, 4:40 am
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A most excellent offer. Thanks for your generosity. ^
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Old Apr 19, 07, 12:02 am
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stellar service

I took Guy Betsy up on this offer and I had my visa overnight!
Fun, friendly, Pay if Forward-great idea...

Thanks so much....

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Old Apr 21, 07, 9:59 pm
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Wow, what a nice deed! Too bad I already applied for them for my trip next month, but this is very very kind of you! ^
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Old Apr 25, 07, 9:51 pm
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Is there any other countrys passports other than new zealand passport that you dont need to get a visa as they just give it to you at customs for free when you arrive in aussie.
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Old Apr 25, 07, 11:38 pm
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Australia & NZ passports no visa required (it isnt given on arrival - there is no visa). Everywhere else needs one.
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Old Apr 29, 07, 8:49 pm
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I'm three weeks too late!! What a nice offer, Guy Betsy.
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Old May 4, 07, 9:20 am
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Thanks, GB, yhpm^
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I suspect you are going to be a very busy person given the latest Mileage Run deal.
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Old May 7, 07, 12:55 pm
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I suspect you are going to be a very busy person given the latest Mileage Run deal.
I was just about to post that. Damn, beat me to it.
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I suspect you are going to be a very busy person given the latest Mileage Run deal.
Probably not since with a C fare people can get it free from UA.
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Old May 8, 07, 7:54 am
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Let's keep discussion to GuyBetsy's kind offer to process Australian visas for FTers. I've just deleted some posts that might be interesting on another thread, but are not relevant to the purpose of this one.

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Old May 9, 07, 3:28 pm
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Do we need the australian visa is we're connecting via SYD to Auckland? I wasn't sure. I'm 1K on UA, so they'll do it for me for free - thank you Guy Betsy for your offer, though ^
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Old May 9, 07, 8:42 pm
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If you stay airside then no need for visa.
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Old May 14, 07, 2:07 pm
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The whole point of doing the ETAs for free is that I wish that the fee where one would otherwise have paid in getting the visas done be directed towards a good cause.

That good cause would preferbly be in some charitable donation up to (and over if you like) the cost of what each ETA would be. (ie US$12) But it could also be something as simple of doing something wonderful for someone you don't know. It does not have to be for someone here on FT. For example, giving a systemwide voucher for the sake of giving it away - and not because it is expiring in 10 days!

Doing something because you got it for free anyway doesn't count... One of the first offers of generosity of "Passing it Forward" came from jberry, who offered to donate $20 to Native Animail Rescue. She also does volunteer work in helping "untangling fishing line, rope and things from pelicans and pigeons with Native Animal Rescue... " ^

Now that was really something...

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