Cheap flights to Bali from Australia to book in 2021
From airlines and flight times to visas and price information - and of course flight deals to Bali - here's what you need to know before boarding your flight to Indonesia.
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You can fly direct to Bali's capital Denpasar from eight Australian cities, bringing you to the island's lush rice terraces, monkey-filled forests, beach clubs and historic temples in as little as three hours (if you're lucky enough to be in Darwin or Perth).
Latest flight deal to Bali to booking in June 2021
How much should I pay for flights to Bali?
If you're flying from Western Australia or the Northern Territory, expect to pay less than $300 return during a sale with a budget airline. Add about $100-$150 to that price for full service fares.
If you're travelling from the east coast or South Australia, fares typically cost less than $500 return for a budget airline, or $100-$150 more for full-service.
When is the cheapest time to fly to Bali?
Travelling off-peak will get you the cheapest fares on flights to Bali. This means avoiding school holidays, the Christmas/New Year's break and the middle of winter when Aussies are seeking sun offshore.
According to Skyscanner data, February, May, August and November tend to be some of the cheapest months to fly to the island.
We looked into when the best times to visit Bali are, and April to August tends to bring some of the best weather. Factoring in May and August tend to also be the cheapest, this could be the optimal time to book a trip.
How far in advance should I book my flight to Bali?
If you're set on a specific travel date, it's best to book at least six weeks in advance.
However, keep an eye our for sales. Airlines like Jetstar and AirAsia have them frequently. If you see a fare within the range we mentioned in the "how much are flights" section above, we'd recommend booking sooner rather than later.
When's the best time to book Christmas flights to Bali?
According to Skyscanner data you can save as much as 11% on Christmas flights to Bali by booking in the final week of August if you're travelling in from Perth and in the first week of September if you're travelling from Sydney. If you're coming in from Brisbane, you can save up to 10% by booking in July.
Generally, the longer you wait the higher the cost of flights with prices starting to rise dramatically from mid-October.
Flying out on or before 10 December can help further cut costs. However, it's difficult to save much on your return seat, as fares don't start to decline until 25 January.
Frequently asked questions about flights to Bali sales
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