Flights to Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane are on sale with Qantas. And no worries about the timing to visit the land Down Under as the headlining bushfires have been eradicated.

The Qantas sale is good for travel now through Halloween, but must be booked by day's end February 26. Tickets may be cheaper than Qantas' advertised rates on some dates.

Travel Availability

  • Travel Period: Travel periods vary by route, but for the most part February 26 - October 31
  • Travel Days of the Week: Sale fares are valid for travel on Sunday through Wednesday, dependent on city pairing
  • Minimum Stay: 7 days
  • Maximum Stay: 12 months
  • Advance Purchase: 7 days
  • Blackout Dates: Vary by route

Sale Period

Tickets must be purchased by February 26 at 11:59 pm PT.

Sample Sale Fares:

Los Angeles to Melbourne $687 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Brisbane $772 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Sydney $774 roundtrip

San Francisco to Melbourne $911 roundtrip

San Francisco to Sydney $922 roundtrip

San Francisco to Brisbane $924 roundtrip

Dallas to Sydney $1073 roundtrip

Chicago to Brisbane $1084 roundtrip

New York City to Melbourne $1087 roundtrip

Dallas to Melbourne $1096 roundtrip

New York City to Brisbane $1096 roundtrip

New York City to Sydney $1098 roundtrip 

Dallas to Brisbane $1101 roundtrip

Chicago to Sydney $1105 roundtrip

Chicago to Melbourne $1106 roundtrip

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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 flights from Los Angeles LAX on March 25 with a return flight from Melbourne MEL on April 8 for $687 roundtrip. That's cheaper than advertised by $76 roundtrip.

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