Day: 19 September 2011

How to ensure that you get the maximum of your Bond money back when you depart Varsity Towers

1)     Report any damage, repairs or maintenance to reception to arrange their repair well before check out.  If you have caused the damage (for example broken a blind cord, put a hole in a wall, or broken your freezer door) you will be liable for the cost of the repair.  By pre-paying for a maintenance item prior to …

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Australia is different: 10 things you need to adjust to…

1.     Tipping is not compulsory in Australia.  Generally we will only tip if the service has been very good as our base rate of pay is exceptionally high.  2.     Our power points –  down is “on” and up is “off” – the opposite of North America 3.     The sun in Australia is seriously hot and really burns.  Every semester we see …

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