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Best Boxing Day travel deals 2016 to save up to 50%

Posted: 26 December 2016 9:46 am

These are the travel deals you’ve been waiting for all year.

Boxing Day is one of the biggest shopping days of the year, and that includes shopping for your next holiday.

Travel companies like Intrepid, Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Travel Talk have all announced year-end sales cutting the price of flights, cruises, holidays and hotels by as much as 50%.

We’ve done a full round-up of Boxing Day travel deals. Of the deals we found, these are the ones we think you should book.

Virgin Australia

What’s the deal?

Flights starting from $59 during the four-day #MatesRates flight sale, with discounts for people travelling in groups of 2-9 people. Prices include checked bags and food during the flight.

What would we book?

  • Flights between Adelaide and Melbourne for $77
  • Flights between Brisbane and Sydney for $89
  • Flights between Brisbane and Cairns for $99

This sale ends on 26 December.

Intrepid Travel

What's the deal?

Up to 30% off tours worldwide, including destinations like Africa, South America and Central America..

What would we book?

  • 9-day Vic Falls to Kruger for $987
  • 7-day Inca Trail Express from $1,144
  • 11-day Wild Western USA for $1,655

This sale ends on 31 December.

P&O Cruises

What's the deal?

Sailings from $248, with $1 deposits and free drinks packages. Cruises seven nights or longer get a premium beverage package (including alcoholic drinks, juices, bottled water, valued at $79 per day), while cruises six nights or less get a soft drinks package (including sodas, valued at $7 per day).

What would we book?

  • 2-night weekend cruise from Sydney to Melbourne aboard Pacific Jewel for $258
  • 7-night Pacific Islands cruise from Brisbane aboard Pacific Aria from $899
  • 10-night Melanesia Islands cruise from Sydney for $999

This sale ends on 14 February.

STA Travel

What would we book?

Range of Europe flight deals starting at $895 return

What would we book?

  • Sydney to Milan for $895 return
  • Melbourne to London from $899 return
  • Perth to Amsterdam from $923 return
  • Sydney to Paris for $925 return

This sale ends on 31 December.

Travel Talk

What’s the deal?

Up to 50% off 2017 tours in Turkey, Greece, Croatia, Jordan, Morocco, Spain and Russia.

What would we book?

  • 8-day Sail Turkey for $373
  • 6-day Essential Cambodia from $374
  • 12-day Felucca Odyssey and Red Sea from $498

Tour prices don’t include local payments, which are quoted in British Pounds and payable upon joining your trip.

This sale ends on 31 December.


What’s the deal?

Domestic flights from $25 and international flights from $99 between May and September.

What would we book?

  • Flights between Melbourne-Hobart for $25
  • Flights between Gold Coast-Sydney for $39
  • Flights to Bali from Perth for $99

Flight pries don't include extras like checked bags, meals and entertainment, but can be added in for an additional cost.

This sale ends on 28 December.


What's the deal?

Biggest Sale of the Year featuring hotels from as low as $13, domestic flight and hotel packages from $277 and more discounts on car hire, activities and cruises.

What would we book?

  • 4-star stay in Bali from $29 per night at Savoyya Hotel in Seminyak
  • 4-night holiday to Gold Coast, staying in Surfers Paradise, including flights for $317
  • 5-star luxury stay for $104 per night at the Wyndham Grand Phuket Kalim Bay in Phuket

This sale ends on 30 January.

For a full list of Boxing Day travel deals, check out our main page for the event. If you’re looking for more offers, including fashion, beauty, tech and homewares, see all the deals here.

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