Jobs in Ibiza

Everything you need to know about working in Ibiza summer 2020.

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What to expect in Ibiza

If you’ve visited Ibiza before, you’ll know exactly what we mean when we say it’s magical. A beautiful island that’s been home to some of the best parties the world has ever seen, a completely unique location that appeals to everyone from budget travellers to A-list celebrities.

Free spirits, socialites, and soul searchers are all welcome. The beauty of working a season means you’ll have time to experience everything Ibiza has to offer, including world famous pool parties, daytime festivals, and the breath-taking sunset of Café Mambo.

Do I Need A Visa To Work In Ibiza?

The current rules state that you do not need a visa for jobs in Ibiza if you are an EU citizen. If you are not an EU citizen and your country is outside of the European Union, then you do need a visa. People from the United States, Canada, Australia and the rest of the world usually need a visa to do any work on the island.

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How Old Do You Have To Be To Work In Ibiza?

Our guests have to be 18 years old to work full-time in Ibiza, whether or not you’re an EU citizen. This makes sense when you think that a lot of the jobs going are in locations which serve alcohol.

Most of our guests are around this age so it’ll be all too easy for you to find like-minded people to make friends with during your stay.


What Are The Wages Like In Ibiza?

As our most expensive resort to live in, this is reflected by the wages in Ibiza. In peak season you can earn more than €100 per day, work hard and you’ll be rewarded. Much better than picking up shifts in the local pub, no?

The average wage hovers at around €50 per shift - this is a great basic when you consider the potential of tips and commission on top... Time to turn the charm on then!

Is It Expensive To Live In Ibiza?

Cost of living is reasonable in Ibiza and you will find that the minimum wage is enough for your monthly allowances. Also, Summer Takeover will help with the funding of your social life. We offer our guests a whole range of generous discounts, such as wristbands for free or cheaper entry to clubs, or your name on the guestlist.

Our helpful staff can also recommend the best bars and restaurants for you to visit which offer cheap deals. You’ll find that a lot of the main tourist bars have higher prices, but with our suggestions of the more local hangouts, you’ll find that the prices are much lower.


What Type Of Personality Do You Need To Work In Ibiza?

Working in Ibiza is different from practically anywhere else in the world. The island has a long history of being a place where people go to party and relax. The music, dancing, beaches and sunsets make it a special place indeed.

The great part about working in Ibiza is that it’s suitable for all personality types. A lot of the time you’ll be working with other people, so an open mind and a willingness to meet new friends is always ideal.

Having the confidence to talk with strangers is great, but a working holiday is Ibiza is also a fab way to build these skills. A job in a bar, for example, is perfect for people who often feel a little shy to come out of their comfort zone and get chatting to people. Everyone on the party scene in Ibiza is warm, friendly, and very used to welcoming new guests, so you’ll never have a problem making friends and fitting in.

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Can I Work In Bars On Ibiza?

The majority of jobs available in Ibiza are in the hospitality sector, eg. bars, clubs, restaurants. Bar work is very popular with our guests, as it’s such a great way to meet new friends.

You don’t need bar experience to get a bar job in Ibiza, as most places will train you up when you get there. All you need is an open mind and a hard-working attitude. You’ll be serving drinks and chatting with other party-goers, adding to the experience of their holiday whilst also enjoying yourself.


When Is "The Season" In Ibiza?

“The Season” in Ibiza refers to the most popular time of the year for tourists on the island. We start bringing our guests at the beginning of May, just as the season is kicking off. This gives you more of an opportunity to find the best job for you and meet new friends just as they are arriving too. Ibiza gets busier throughout the rest of the season, from May right through to September.

The party season in Ibiza is widely considered to be one of the best in the world. At this time of year, the weather is at its best and you can enjoy a summer of sun! It is also when most people flock to Ibiza for a season of partying. The clubs and bars have loads of special events going on and the combination of new mates, amazing club nights and perfect weather could make the best summer of your life.

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