Airfares to Australia are the cheapest they've been in years. So, if you haven't visited Down Under yet, what are you waiting for?
Qantas, the country's flag-carrier, wants to help get you there for less with its latest flash sale to Australia's big three: Melbourne (MEL), Sydney (SYD), and Brisbane (BNE), starting at just $816 roundtrip.
If Australia is one of your bucket-list destinations. Or you're looking to up your travel game in 2020 by flying the world's 4th longest flight on the new nonstop long-haul between Chicago and Brisbane. Then now's a perfect time to book that dream trip on sale, mate!
- Travel Period: Travel periods vary by route, but for the most part, you'll find departures available between January and September, returns available onward. Chicago departures from early April through September 23, 2020, returns available onwards.
- Travel Days of the Week: Sale fares are valid for travel on Sunday through Wednesday, dependent on city pairing. With the occasional Thursday available.
- Minimum Stay: None required.
- Blackout Dates: Vary by route, click on links below to view.
Tickets may be cheaper than Qantas's advertised rates on some dates in the winter and spring.
Tickets must be purchased by Friday, January 3, 2020, at 11:59 pm PT.
Sample Sale Fares:
Sale Flights to Sydney (SYD)
Sale Flights to Melbourne (MEL)
Sale Flights to Brisbane (BNE)
Sale fares include a carry-on bag, a personal item, and two free checked bags up to 50lbs/23kg each.
Seat assignments will be assigned at random during check-in, advanced seat selection starts at $30 one-way
Searching the Qantas website, I found seats departing San Francisco SFO on Tuesday, August 11, with a return flight from Brisbane BNE on Tuesday, August 25, 2020, for $998 roundtrip.