Schoolies staff prepare for influx of teens as accommodation packages go live online

Teenagers will have their phones on standby today as accommodation packages for 2019 Schoolies Week go live online.

Schoolies.com say they have staff at the ready as they prepare for the massive influx of teenagers looking to lock-in end of school celebrations.

Last year, a spike in traffic during the 2018 launch caused the website to crash.


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Schoolies.com chief executive officer Matt Lloyd says around 30,000 future school-leavers are expected to head online to book.

“Our 2019 online launch is expected to create quite a stir amongst future school-leavers, with our most popular properties expected to sell out in a matter of minutes,” Mr Lloyd said.

“Schoolies Week continues to grow and establish itself as a popular rite of passage for Aussie teenagers, with visitor numbers increasing year on year.

“Naturally we’ve had to expand as well, with more properties and more destinations on offer than ever before.”

Schoolies.com is the exclusive booking agent for the onsite managers of over 100 accommodation providers in destinations throughout Australia including the Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Airlie Beach, Byron Bay, Lorne and overseas in Bali and Fiji.

“Our whole team are looking forward to helping the future Class of 2019 celebrate the end of over a decade of schooling in a fun and safe environment,” Mr Lloyd said.

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