See the 5 Best Boxing Day 2021 flight sales

Posted: 26 December 2021 12:02 pm

Lock in next year's getaways with super cheap flights right around Australia and overseas.

It's one of the biggest sale days of the year and if you thought that airlines weren't going to get in on the action you were wrong.

This year there are some stellar deals and with the borders open at home and abroad you can finally use up some of that spare annual leave you've been clinging on to.

From budget airline deals to sales with full-service carriers here are the 5 best Boxing Day 2021 flight deals.

Drone view of Brighton Bathing Boxes in Victoria with cloudy sky in the background, Australia

Jetstar: Book $29 flights for Australia OR head overseas from $109

Jetstar is showing up all the other airlines once again with the lowest fares this Boxing Day.

This year it's dropped the prices down to as much as a meal out from $29 between Sydney and Melbourne and Adelaide and Melbourne (each way).

There's also a bunch of fares from just $39 including Sydney to Byron Bay, Gold Coast to Sydney and Melbourne to Hobart.

On the international front, catch flights from $109 each way to Bali (from Cairns, Darwin or Perth) and flights to Phuket from $149 each way (from Sydney or Melbourne).

Sale ends: 27 December 2021
Travel dates: 1 February to 28 September

Book with KAYAK now

We love these flights because...

  • Direct flight options which mean no long stopovers.
  • Wide range of travel dates.
  • Flexible fares until 30 June 2023

Story Bridge in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Qantas: Book with the flying kangaroo from $99 each way

Fly from just $99 when you book with Qantas this 26 December.

Catch a double-digit fare on a number of routes including Byron Bay to Sydney, Adelaide to Melbourne, Sydney to Coffs Harbour and Brisbane to Sydney all available each way.

Sale ends: 28 December 2021
Travel dates: 26 December 2021 to 5 September 2022

Book with KAYAK now

We love these flights because...

  • Earn 800 Qantas Points and 10 Status Credits on the cheapest one-way leg.
  • Full-service includes checked baggage, meals and entertainment.
  • Flexibility up to 30 April 2023.

Byron Bay Lighthouse

Virgin Australia: Fly away in 2022 from $48

Virgin Australia isn't one to be left behind offering tickets from $48 this Boxing Day. That's for Melbourne to Launceston each way.

For a $1 more fly Sydney to Byron Bay, Melbourne to Hobart and Launceston to Sydney. That's just the start of a long list of discounted fares.

Sale ends: 28 December 2021
Travel dates: 10 January to 14 September 2022

Book with Virgin Australia now

We love these flights because...

  • Flexible fares until 30 April thanks to Virgin Australia's Passenger Promise.
  • Great travel time as Virgin is offering direct flights to a bunch of locations.
  • Earn 5 Velocity Frequent Flyer points per dollar spent + double status credits.

Dublin, Ireland

Qatar Airways: International flights from $1,369

Qatar Airways's 5-star offering is available for cheaper if you're looking for the best service when heading overseas.

With dates including European summer check out flights from Sydney to Rome from $1,469 return, Brisbane to Dublin from $1,579 return and Melbourne to Athens from $1,409 return.

Sale ends: 28 December 2021
Travel dates: 12 January to 17 November 2022

Book with Qatar Airways now

We love these flights because...

  • Qatar Airways won the World's Best Airline 2021 award from Skytrax.
  • As a full-service carrier, your ticket includes checked baggage, in-flight meals and entertainment.
  • Destinations you won't find offered by Australian airlines on Boxing Day.

Aerial View of the Gold Coast, Australia

Rex Airlines: Full-service domestic flights from $59

Rex Airlines is joining the Boxing Day fun with flights from $59. Not strictly a Boxing Day sale its Summer Getaway promotion has a range of fares to suit travellers who are after cheap full-service domestic fares and are willing to miss out on frequent flyer points.

Routes on offer include Sydney to Brisbane from $59 each way, Melbourne to Sydney from $69 each way and Brisbane to Melbourne from $79 each way, to name a few.

Sale ends: 17 January 2022
Travel dates: Until 31 March 2022

Book with Flight Centre now

We love these flights because...

  • Rex is the only airline in Australia with a full COVID-19 refund guarantee should your plans be disrupted.
  • Great options for regional travel.
  • Rex is a full-service carrier with budget prices.

Looking for more travel deals? Check out the latest Boxing Day travel deals.

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