lauantai 28. marraskuuta 2015

FWC2016 Accommodation - July 7th to 10th July 2016 - Gold Coast of Australia

Hi fellow kickers.

Can I suggest that your accommodation be booked this week.  We have just found out that there are another 3 large events being held on the Gold Coast that same weekend, so the best priced accommodation is going to book out fairly soon. We have been able to get some movement on pricing at 1 of the motels close, see the details below.

What I suggest everyone does is to book their accommodation at any one of the Motels, Hotels, Apartments or resorts, within easy travelling distance of the “Sports Super Centre” at “Runaway Bay”. That way you can stay in the same place for your stay on the Gold Coast. Some of the closest places are listed below, but definitely cheaper if you organise it as a group, because you can share the costs of booking a 2 or 3 bedroom apartment, and if you book a whole group in and are booking several apartments, then you can ask for a discount.

If you are travelling on your own or with only 1 other person, then cost wise the Sports Super Centre is great option, but their accommodation is only available from the 4th to the 7th of July, so you would need to move to other accommodation on the Saturday.  Talk to us about booking the Super Sports Centre, but the other accommodation you will need to book directly.

So, some of the other options are


Aquarius Backpackers, 42 Queen Street, Gold Coast (Southport) about 17 mins drive to Sports Super Centre (SSC).  No Change
They have dorm rooms from about $35 per night or $42.50 for a double.

Surfers Paradise YHA - 70 Seaworld Drive. 21 mins drive to SSC. No Change
It sleeps 100 people total.  Twins or double from $70pn or a dorm bed from about $26.


Limassol Motel (3.5 stars) +61 7 5591 6766 – No change
Labrador - only 8 mins drive to Sports Super Centre. 
Has rooms that can accommodate up to 5 people from about $169 per night. – 5th person would be on a foldout bed

Runaway Bay Motor Inn - 8 mins drive to SSC – Changed pricing. Gave us a good offer straight away, essentially 10% off rack rate, slightly less for quad share. Ring these guys to discuss your options, and mention “Footbike World Championships”.
429 Oxley Drive, Runaway Bay QLD 4216
2 person standard double from about $145 now $130.50, Family rooms Queen plus 2 singles in 1 room $195 for 4, now $180 for 4, or $153 for 3. 

Harbourside Resort, 8km to SSC – No change
132 Marine Parade
Southport Gold Coast, QLD 4215 Australia

Treasure Island Holiday resort – 4km to the SSC. No change but may look at group booking
They have Pandanus villas that can accommodate 6-8people and works out at $50-60 per person per night.
They also have plenty of Family activities available, worth a look

Pelican Cove Resort - 5km to SSC – change – said they were keen to discount group bookings, mention Footbike World Championships
Up to 6 people for $165 per night – minimum 5 nights

Windsurfer Resort – 6km to SSC – change – said they were keen to discount group bookings, mention Footbike World Championships
Broadwater Accommodation
452 Marine Parade Biggera Waters
Queensland 4216 Australia
4 people 5 nights for $475 total

There are a lot of other apartments and hotels and resorts available but you may find they are a little more expensive.

Please look at these and decide which ones you like the best.

Please also pass this on to everyone in your database, so that they can check it out as well.

Bruce Cook
Australian Footbike Association Inc (AFA)
Ph 0407 699884
Organisers of the 2016 Footbike World Championships here in Australia
"Kick Down Under"

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