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Five of the BEST Schoolies Deals for Peeps on a Budget

When you’re on a budget it’s all about getting the best bang for your buck.

We get it. The good news is that there are some great options. It is a myth that Schoolies has to be expensive, check out some of the best deals for Schoolies on a budget.

1. Just Give Me the Cheapest Option on the Gold Coast

The Gold Coast is the original and biggest Schoolies celebration. This is a party you don’t want to miss. So let’s get straight to the point, what is the cheapest option for Schoolies on the Gold Coast? It differs between weeks. For week 1 (QLD Schoolies), it’s Karana Palms. For week 2 (other states Schoolies) it’s Surfers Chalet Apartments. Both these properties are under 800m to Surfers Paradise beach (where all the Schoolies events are) and offer very comfortable stays for groups big or small. From only $415 per person for 7 nights, these properties are a steal for Schoolies week.
Karana Palms Exterior

2. Sweet Perks at a Low Cost!

After a little more for your money? Check out Chateau Beachside. This gem of a property has it all. It’s absolute beachfront and is only 200m from Cavil Ave where all the Schoolies events are, this property is a 10/10 for location. The rooms are very comfortable, and there is a huge pool and outdoor and BBQ area. You’ve also got free WIFI, a jacuzzi, gym and FREE daily breakfast that includes bacon, eggs, and pancakes with maple syrup (YUM!). Sounds expensive right? It’s not, prices start from only $659pp.

3. Best Gold Coast Luxury Hotel on a Budget

Like a bit of luxury but don’t want to blow the bank? Wyndham Surfers Paradise resort is the answer. This ultra-modern high rise is only 200m from the beach and 400m from Cavil is and is schmick. The rooms are stunning and there is a resort-style pool surrounded by day beds and a luxe BBQ area for day time hangs. Prices start at an unbelievable $499pp, it’s no surprise this property sells out quick!
Wyndam Pool Area

4. Best Value Overseas Schoolies

It’s no secret that Bali is a super affordable holiday destination, and Schoolies is no different. has the best Schoolies resorts in Kuta, priced from only $719pp for flights, 7 nights accommodation and parties. On top of our crazy good Bali Schoolies prices, also offer every booking over $300 of free extras, that includes:

o Exclusive Schoolies Wristbands

o Access to Pool Parties

o Discounted Travel Insurance

o Free Luggage (20kgs)

o $150pp Travel Voucher for your parents.

o Free late Checkout

o Exclusive Party Pass to partner clubs

o Free official singlet

o Discounts on excursions

o Free airport transfers

o 24-hour emergency hotline for parents

o Welcome drink on arrival

o Official Photo ID Lanyard

o Exclusive discounts at eateries, bars, and retailers

o Free daily breakfast

Plus, by putting an early deposit down, you get an extra $150 off your package price! It’s a no brainer.

5. The #1 Schoolies Budget Tip… offer interest-free, zero-fee layby payment plans. You can pay off your Schoolies in little monthly amounts, for no extra cost. After you pay your deposit, the remainder of your trip cost is divided up over the remaining months until your final payment day. This means if you book early, you pay off your Schoolies for as little as $16 a month. Amazing. So for the ultimate Schoolies-on-a-budget hack, book your Schoolies as early as possible and put it on layby.
Girls at Nation Beach Festival

If you need any more help finding a hotel that is going to fit in your budget, we are here to help! Simply email the number of people you want to share a room with, what destination you want to go and the budget you have per person to, and we will help you find some options.

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