Kids getting in early for schoolies

THOUSANDS of Australian high school students are clicking onto where Schoolies starts, schoolies.com, to ensure their end of year celebrations are remembered for all the right reasons.

The official schoolies website for more than 20 years, schoolies.com has been inundated by students who have learned the important lesson of getting in early as bookings for the 2012 celebration opened with a blast this week.

Thousands of current year 11 students around Australia have already secured their 2012 Schoolies holiday with schoolies.com while hundreds of year 12s are also heading online to secure the last-remaining rooms for this year’s event starting in November.

CEO for schoolies.com Matt Lloyd said kids had learned from the experiences of their older brothers and sisters that the good rooms get snapped up very quickly.

“With the event growing in popularity each year, our customers have become aware that for the best rooms, close to the beach and the main entertainment activities they need to get in early to avoid disappointment,’’ Mr Lloyd said.

“In fact, some of the popular buildings have already sold out for 2012 due to students who had pre-registered with us.

“The super-keen kids are pre-registering with schoolies.com and are then notified as soon as the accommodation goes on sale. Registration has opened for 2013 and we are already seeing keen interest for that year.”

Specialising in safe and memorable holidays, schoolies.com covers the favourite schoolies destinations such as the Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Byron Bay and Airlie Beach, plus overseas escapes to Bali.

Schoolies.com customers enjoy a range of exclusive benefits such as supervised events, Schoolies photo ID, comprehensive security arrangements at accommodation, 24-hour helpline for students and parents, wristbands, financial security and more.

“Schoolies is a once in a lifetime event that holds a special place in the hearts of many young Australians.

“It’s a cultural event that celebrates the glory of youth and captures the excitement of pending adulthood and schoolies.com is delighted to be the place where it all starts as the key provider of anything and everything that is Schoolies,’’ Mr Lloyd said.

Great-value 2012 Schoolies deals are available now from just $462.00 per person for seven nights at the Islander Resort Hotel, right in the heart of Surfers Paradise.

To launch Schoolies 2012 schoolies.com has an exciting competition where you can clean up with some awesome prizes for having Australia’s messiest room.

Simply book your 2012 Schoolies holiday before August 31 2011 and upload a photo of your private disaster zone on the schoolies.com Facebook page and you could be in the running for great prizes including accommodation paid off for you and three friends, an iPhone 4, City Beach threads, spending money and more.



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