FAQs Bali

Q) Do we have the Freedom to explore and enjoy the rest of destination?
Yes. We understand that you want freedom. You have the freedom to explore the beautiful island and experience the culture. You can go shopping, do tours and activities as you wish.

Q) What are the dates of Schoolies?
2022 – Week 1 (19 Nov – 26 Nov 2022) and Week 2 (26 Nov – 3 Dec 2022)
2023 – Week 1 (18 Nov – 25 Nov 2023) and Week 2 (25 Nov – 2 Dec 2023)

Q) What are these Official Bali School Leavers Boat Parties I have been hearing about?
A) The Official Bali School Leavers Boat Parties are being hosted by the Sure Thing Schoolies Crew. These parties are the most Epic out of all the Bali School Leavers parties because there ain’t any other party like the Official Sure Thing Schoolies Boat Party. Hell Yeah!
Pricing – 1 x 4.5 Hour Official Boat Party All Ages: Valued at $69.00 per person (Included for Free when you book).
Inclusions – Party Hard on the Official Bali School Leavers Party Boat, 4.5 Hours of DJs and action-packed entertainment (2.30pm to 7pm), Transfers to and from your resort, Free first drinks, Decked out Bar, Wild School Leavers Memories (Including Free online photos) and Awesome DJs Onboard Pumping out the Beats.
Location – The Official School Leavers Boat Parties are hosted by the Sure Thing Schoolies Crew and include free transfers to and from your Resort.

Q) Is there a Curfew?
No. You don’t have this restriction at Sure Thing Schoolies Resorts.

Q) How much are the different Resorts?
The pricing does vary depending on the resort and where you are flying from. All the prices are detailed on the accommodation pages.

Q) What language do they speak?
In addition to speaking Balinese/Indonesian, most people in Bali speak English reasonably well, especially those who are linked with the tourism industry (eg. hotel staff, taxis, shop staff). You will have no issues with communication in Bali.

Q) Are things expensive in the destination Bali?
No. When you are shopping or purchasing things in Bali you will find that the prices are generally lower than what they would be in Australia.

Q) What’s the food like?
As well as local cuisine in the destination. There are plenty of places that serve normal stuff you would expect and include things like pizza, chicken, steak, pasta, fish and chips, wedges, seafood, burgers, fresh fruit. Basically, all the things you would be used to in Australia.

Q) Is this destination suitable for people with dietary requirements such as vegan or vegetarian?
Yes. There are so many food outlets available that you are very likely to find multiple options for your dietary requirements.

Q) When should I get my passport?
You don’t need a passport to make a booking, but you will need one before you travel. You get them at the Post Office. It’s a good idea not to wait too long after making a booking to start organising your passport. Try not to leave it any later than 2 months before you travel.

Q) Do I need a Visa?
Yes, you do need a visa to get into Bali. This is done on arrival in Bali and costs $45.00. The departure tax is also paid at the airport on your way out and is around $20.00.

Q) Can I plug my things in and get electricity?
Yes. The electricity supplies the same voltage output. You will just need a universal adaptor to be able to plug in your electrical items. You can get these from most convenience stores, online, or at the airport when you’re departing Australia, they are usually under $20.00. It’s also a good idea to bring a power board in addition to the adaptor (so that you can plug in multiple items at once if necessary). These

Q) What Time Zone at the destination?
Bali is in the same time zone as Western Australia (UTC +8)

Q) Do we need immunisations?
Please consult your doctor regarding immunisations and health advice.

Q) What money do their use in Bali?
The local currency in Bali is called Rupiah. Although this varies, you can currently get 10,000 Indonesian Rupiah with $1 Australian. You can exchange your money whilst still in Australia or at the airport when you arrive in Bali, however, you can also exchange money at the local money exchange shops within walking distance of the resort. Count your money carefully, some money exchange stores tend to miscalculate. The best option is to use your Australian ATM card, some of them work in the ATMs in Bali and will give you the local Rupiah Currency. Almost all Australian ATM cards work if they have “Cirrus” or “Maestro” written on them.

Q) We’ve heard that Schoolies overseas is awesome, is it?
Yes it’s epic to celebrate leaving school overseas with a bunch of mates. Booking an official Sure Thing Schoolies package takes your experience to the next level.

Q) We have been advised to book at one of the Official School Leavers Resorts. Is this right?
Absolutely. This is a must to ensure you that have no problems at check-in. It will also ensure you are at a “Verified” School Leavers Resort – these resorts must meet guidelines of safety, prime location, good rooms, School Leavers friendly staff and it also ensures that you don’t miss out on the genuine School Leavers experience as there is no other way to access the Official Bali School Leavers Boat Parties or to get the Official School Leavers Merchandise unless you book with Sure Thing Schoolies.

Q) How soon should we book?
As soon as you have your have an idea of your group, it is suggested to start the booking process so you don’t miss out. Send us an email schoolies@surething.com.au or enquire online. We need to know how many people are travelling. We will then send you an itinerary with our best rooms and the pricing. We will provide details on how you can reserve your accommodation through a very easy process of paying a small deposit.