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13 Ways To Prepare Yourself For Moving To Australia

Strewth, it's a different world down there. Make the transition easier by following these simple tips – and by opening a bank account with Westpac before you arrive!

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1. Start conditioning your taste buds so you don't gag when you eat Vegemite.

Ease yourself into things by adding just a pinch to every meal.

3. While you're at it, stock up on sunscreen, a hat, and some UV-resistant clothing.

You don't want to be that guy wearing a "white singlet" all summer. That skin of yours won't protect itself!

7. Get accustomed to sand by sprinkling it over all your belongings.

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Sand is like the glitter of Australia. Beautiful, but no matter how careful you are you'll still end up finding the little grainy buggers everywhere.

11. Stock up on ~fancy~ cooler bags and stubby holders.

And get excited for restaurants that let you BYO alcohol.

12. Desensitise yourself to bugs and spiders by exposing yourself to them whenever possible.

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Then by the time you arrive, you won't even flinch when a cockroach scurries over your face. BTW did we mention ours fly?!

And the one thing that's sure to help make the move to Australia easier? Opening a bank account with Westpac before you arrive!