Travel And Hospitality
Hungary holds a special place in the hearts of travel junkies and for a variety of reasons. From the capital, the city of lights, Budapest, to the beautiful countryside, and quaint village scenery, Hungary has a lot to offer for every kind of traveller and at budget-friendly prices!
In this article, BorossÖrs will cover some of the many opportunities that allow you to work and travel in Hungary, while also taking a look at the country’s labor laws and travel points! Follow him on Twitter to view more from him!
Employment in Hungary
There are two main employment contracts to choose from. Fixed-term employment offers work for no more than five years, while a permanentemploymentcontract offers an indefinite period of work. You get either of the contracts based on your employer and work.
Tourist Spots in Hungary
The capital itself needs 2-3 days in order to really appreciate and enjoy the beauty of the two cities that came together to form Budapest, i.e. Buda and Pest. The cities once separated the rich and elite from the workforce but united during the birth of the nation. The country has a reputation for its thermal baths that date back to the Romans and the Turks.
In fact, there are spa towns that are weekend attractions for many people, local and international alike. The wide variety of landscapes include caves, hiking trails, villages by lakes, national parks, and open-air museums that need time to be experienced.
Narrowing Down the Opportunities
1. Online Casinos
Online casinos have popped up everywhere, and have proven to be a way to make some quick money for the ones who know how to use them. However, it is different in Hungary. Over the past 10-15 years, with the rise in technology and the number of consumers in the industry, Hungarian online casino oldalak has begun to offer multiple incentives for online gamblers to experience big wins when they play right.
The most common bonus offered are:
If you are new to such bonuses, it might be difficult to differentiate one from another. It is best to understand them before using them.
Online casinos in Hungary have a large variety of offers, applications and incentives to choose from; it is important to research all the available options and weigh up their pros and cons in order to get the best results and make a quick buck.
2. Volunteering to Work
There are many reasons to volunteer your time and skills to help people or a community. You don’t have to be a doctor to work without borders, you could volunteer to work on a farm, help run a B&B or work with the host to improve their business with your managerial experience.
You make an impact that does not go unnoticed. You make meaningful connections, learn new skills, gain a different perspective, experience new things and learn a new language, Hungarian in this case. A giant pro to volunteering to work in Hungary is their food.
Since volunteers are paid with accommodation and food, there are no doubts regarding the picture-perfect accommodation, but you don’t have to worry about the food either. Be it their Langos (Fried dough), Gulyás (goulash), or some sweet Dobostorta (Dobos cake), working around Hungary is not just a refreshing experience, but also a pallet enriching one too.
There are many sites where you can choose to volunteer; some of them are:
3. Teaching English
The school term in Hungary begins in September and ends around the middle of June. Although hiring season is all year round, teachers are usually hired around fall in September and after the winter break in January. Your requirement to become an English teacher is to hold an internationally recognized TEFL certificate and a bachelor’s degree in any subject matter.
International schools in Hungary also require the candidate to not only have prior teaching experience but also a teaching licence. The best part of applying as a teacher is that you won’t have to go through the hassle of applying for a work visa, but your employer will need to procure a labor permit to work in their school.
4. Working as a Freelancer
Are you an IT consultant or a data scientist who just needs a different experience from your 9-5 job? Are you looking for a change in scenery while not compromising on your hefty paycheque? All you have to do is to register yourself as self-employed!
Hungary is, hands down, one of the best places to visit on a low budget and make the most of one’s travel years. Go for it while you still can!