While fares to Australia's big three: Melbourne (MEL), Sydney (SYD), and Brisbane (BNE), have been the lowest we've seen in years, other Australian destinations are usually left out of the mix. Qantas the country's flag-carrier is doing something about that with their latest sale focused on Australia's Outback with fares starting at $962 roundtrip. If that seems a tad on the pricey side, keep in mind that's what the going rate just to Sydney was fetching a few years ago.

If the Australian Outback is one of your bucket-list destinations and you're looking to up your travel game – then now's a perfect time to book that dream trip, mate!

Travel Availability

Sale fares are valid for travel on Mondays through Thursdays, dependent on city pairing. Travel periods also vary by route, but for the most part, you'll find these fares in August, September, November, February, and March. A 7-day minimum stay is required.

Sale Period

Tickets must be purchased by Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at 11:59 pm PT.

Sample Sale Fares:

Book using a third-party site like Priceline to find these further reduced sale fares

Los Angeles to Darwin $962 roundtrip

San Francisco to Darwin $1019 roundtrip

San Francisco to Alice Springs $1118 roundtrip

Dallas-DFW to Darwin $1119 roundtrip

New York-JFK to Darwin $1124 roundtrip

Related: 6 Destinations Where Flights Will Be Cheaper in 2019


Sale fares include a carry-on bag, a personal item, and two free checked bags up to 50lbs/23kg each.

Seat Assignments

Seat assignments will be assigned at random during check-in, advanced seat selection starts at $30 one-way

Example Booking

Searching the Qantas website, I found seats departing LAX on Tuesday, February 11, with a return flight from DRW on Monday, February 24, for $962 roundtrip.

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