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Schoolies - It's Not As Expensive As You Think 26 May 2016 by Andrew S

Think Schoolies is expensive? We have got good news. It doesn't have to be!

So you want to enjoy the time of your life with all your mates at Schoolies but you’re not exactly flushed with cash.

No problem because a week at Schoolies is not as expensive as many people think.

Even some of the best hotels near the beach and close to all the party action aren’t going to cost you an arm and leg, and what’s more, there’s heaps of exclusive benefits and extras that go into every booking with

We’ve heard a few stories over the years of kids deciding to ditch Schoolies because they thought it was too expensive but the reality is, with a bit of research on the website and some old-school budgeting, a brag-worthy Schoolies is well within reach.

When you are searching for your accommodation on, you can choose to filter the hotels by price, that way you can see all hotels in order from most affordable. This is a great way to go straight to the hotels that are perfect for a schoolie that is on a budget. The second tip would be to have as many people in your room as possible. The more people you share a room with, the less it costs per person to book. Also, look for accommodation that comes with a kitchen, this means you will be able to cook during the week which is a great money saving trick. Make sure you book with too, all out hotels and apartments are Schoolies-approved, meaning they are expecting you to be Schoolies when you arrive. When you book privately sometimes when you arrive you aren't let into your accommodation because you are a schoolie and you can risk losing all your money! Your booking is safe when you book with 

For more info on booking Schoolies on a budget, check out our blogs Five of the BEST Schoolies Deals for Peeps on a Budget and Five Stylish Gold Coast Schoolies Resorts that are Affordable AF.

The best part is you can lock in your booking for just $150 and pay the rest later. In fact you don’t have to pay any more until September the year you travel, or you can make regular instalments along the way to ease the squeeze. Our layby payment plans have zero fees and are an easy way to pay for your Schoolies in small monthly amounts. 

Just remember, the time of your life doesn’t have to cost you your life savings. With you can celebrate the end of an era in true style and still have plenty of change in your pocket.

REMEMBER** $150 DEPOSIT LOCKS IN YOUR ROOM! It’s better to be safe than sorry so make sure you get in and book ASAP to avoid disappointment. Call 1800 300 797 or check out the best hotels. 

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