FAQs Schoolies

Q) What is the Bond Reduction option on the itinerary that I can see?
As cash is tight for many Schoolies, Sure Thing Schoolies provides a service where you can to reduce your bond to $100, which is very helpful as many Schoolies bonds are $200 to $300 per person. The following are examples depending on the bond required from the accommodation partner.
$300 required bond reduces to a $100 bond payable (Service fee $40)
$250 required bond reduces to a $100 bond payable (Service fee $30)
$200 required bond reduces to a $100 bond payable (Service fee $20)

Note: You are still fully liable to pay for any damage caused. This service just helps you with the upfront bond cost where required so that you don’t miss out on Schoolies.

Q) What are these Exclusive Epic Paintball Competitions I have been hearing about?
They are awesome and not to be missed. The competition will determine which School will be crowned as the Schoolies Paintball Champions! Register your school team now as to ensure you don’t miss out on the action. If you book when you secure your accommodation, you get a $10 discount!

Q) What events or activities can Schoolies expect if they are under 18?
Besides the usual activities and free parties at various destination, the Sure Thing Schoolies Crew will be hosting other celebrations. There is also a great vibe at the official Schoolies accommodation.

Q) Do we have the Freedom to explore and enjoy the rest of the area in the schoolies region?
Yes. We understand that you want Freedom during Schoolies. You have the freedom to explore the beautiful area and experience the local culture. You can go shopping, go to the clubs and do tours and activities as you wish.

Q) As for room configuration, who goes in which room with each other?
Each group will get their room allocation, however, we don’t select your configuration, you can decide this amongst your group on arrival.

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

Q) Do the Schoolies bookings include transport/transfers from home?
No, these are booked separately by Schoolies. However, buses and local transport are usually only a short walk from the accommodation.

Q) What’s the food like?
The food includes all the normal stuff you would expect such as pizza, chicken, steak, pasta, fish and chips, wedges, seafood, burgers, fresh fruit. There are also heaps of supermarkets, cafes, and restaurants close by.

Q) Is it 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) What is the check-in and checkout time at the accommodation?
Check-in times vary from accommodation to accommodation. Information on exact times are found on the accommodation page. This will also be confirmed in your confirmation email and schoolies documentation that you get prior to travel.

Q) How soon should we book?
“The early bird gets the worm.” It is suggested to book your Schoolies accommodation as soon as possible as the best schoolies accommodation gets booked up quickly and early. Contact us on schoolies@surething.com.au or through the website with how many people are in your group. We can start the booking process and send you an itinerary with the best available rooms and pricing.