Secure that bargain holiday by laybying your flight or tour with these websites.
The fact that payday hasn’t arrived yet shouldn’t mean that you have to miss out on snapping up a hot holiday deal. If you’ve got the time and can come up with the dosh by a deadline, these websites will let you book for free, or with a small deposit, to let you secure that holiday.
Which airlines let me book now and pay later?
Qantas Australia allows you to book now and pay later via its interest-free finance option. Airlines such as Jetstar and Virgin Australia let you hold the price of your flight for a certain period for a small fee.
Which tour companies let me book now and pay later?
Most tour companies will allow you to book now and pay later or in instalments with final payment being around 60 days prior to departure. It’s common for deposits to be around $250. Tour companies that offer these or similar payment options include Intrepid Travel, G Adventures, Geckos and Contiki.
What hotel sites let me book now, pay later?
Many hotel sites allow you to book your hotel stay and pay later or pay when you arrive at the hotel. These include hotels.finder.com.au, lastminute.com.au, wotif.com, hotels.com and booking.com. Choosing this option may incur a greater charge than choosing to pay when booking. Book-now pay-later hotel options may also include a free cancellation period within a certain number of days prior to your stay.
Best flight deals
Sydney to Ho Chi Minh City direct from $321 return on Jetstar
Valid on select flights from 23 May 2017 to 4 August 2017. Does not include checked baggage.
Melbourne to Ho Chi Minh City direct from $321 return on Jetstar
Valid on select flights from 10 May 2017 to 11 October 2017. Does not include checked baggage.
Valid on flights from 1 February - 31 March, 22 April - 31 May and 1 October - 30 November. Sample fares include Perth to Dublin for $1,154, Melbourne to Dublin for $1,164, Brisbane to Milan for $1,219 and Sydney to Edinburgh for $1,307. Other destinations include Munich, Manchester, Frankfurt, London.
Worldwide flight sale from $624 return with Thai Airways
Valid on flights until 31 October. Sample fares include Perth to Krabi for $624 return, Melbourne to Beijing from $693 return and Perth to Copenhagen from $1110 return. Destinations include Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, China, Hong Kong, India, Pakistan, Italy, Iran, Denmark, Belgium, Italy, Germany, France, Russia, UK, UAE and Oman.
$49 & up: Jetstar flights within Australia
Valid on flights departing in February. Sample fares include Melbourne (Avalon)-Adelaide for $49 each way ($99 return), Sydney-Melbourne (Avalon) for $49 ($99 return) and Brisbane-Newcastle/Port Stephens for $59 each way. Other destinations include Sunshine Coast, Townsville, Hobart, Mackay, Gold Coast.
Lay-By Flights: only $99 deposit to reserve
Reserve your lay-by flights now for only $99 deposit and pay the remaining balance until 8 weeks before your departure date. Only available on STA Travel exclusive tickets. See website for complete details. T&Cs apply.
Flights to Delhi from $443 return: AirAsia
Book return flights to Delhi, India from $443 with AirAsia at I Want That Flight. Valid for travel in March to May 2017. Conditions apply.
Flights to Beijing from $583 return: Cathay Pacific
Book return flights to Beijing from $583 with Cathay Pacific at I Want That Flight. Valid for travel between 16 February to 04 June and 13 July to 30 November.
Fly to Finland from $1,037
Book cheap flights to Finland from $1,037 per person.
Italy from $889 return
Valid on flights to Milan, Rome, Venice from 1-31 March and 1-31 May. Sample fares include Melbourne or Sydney to Milan for $889-$899, Melbourne, Sydney or Perth to Rome for $899-$949.
All flights discounted: 96 Hour Sale
Book now and get all flights discounted with Qantas, China Southern and Malaysian Airlines at BYOJet. Valid for a limited time only. T&Cs apply.
Save up to $948: The Flaming Deal Packages
Book now and save up to $948 on flights and hotels at Wotif. T&Cs apply.
$10 off flights to Salt Lake City
Get $10 off your flights to Salt Lake City at CheapAir. Conditions apply.
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Flights to London from $1098 return: Cathay Pacific
Valid on flights to England between February and May from Perth, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane or Sydney.
Flights to Paris from $1044 return: Cathay Pacific
Valid on flights to France in April and May with Cathay Pacific.
Flights to Rome from $1003 return: Cathay Pacific
Book return flights to Rome from $1003 with Cathay Pacific at I Want That Flight. Valid on travel between 16February to 4 June and 13 July to 30 November. T&Cs apply.
Flights from $515: Chinese New Year flight deals
Celebrate Chinese New Year with these hot flight deals. Fly to Hong Kong from $515 return, fly to Phuket from $682 return, fly to the Seoul from $672 return, fly to Delhi from $786 return, fly to Kuala Lumpur from $639 return. Flights are from Australia. T&Cs apply.
Europe flights on sale from $873 return
Valid on flights from 1-31 March and 1-31 May. Destinations include Sweden, Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Greece, Netherlands and the UK. Sample fare of $873 available for Melbourne-Stockholm.
Fly Qantas to South America from $1155 return
Book flights from Qantas to South America from $1155 return at STA Travel. T&Cs apply.
USA flights from $764 return
Valid select dates from February until June. Fares from Sydney include Las Vegas from $764, Atlanta or Seattle from $767 return and Minneapolis, Los Angeles and Salt Lake City from $768 return.
Flights to Sri Lanka from $386 return: AirAsia
Book return flights to Sri Lanka from $386 with AirAsia at I Want That Flight. Available for travel in May to February 2018. Conditions apply.
$20 off one-way Air Canada student fares from Australia
Get $20 off one-way Air Canada student fares from Australia at STA Travel. T&Cs apply.
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$25 off select Qatar Airways flights
Get $25 off select Qatar Airways flights at STA Travel. Conditions apply.
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$20 off select China Southern airfares
Get $20 off select China Southern airfares at STA Travel. T&Cs apply.
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$60 off return flights with China Southern
Simply use the code to get $60 off China Southern international return flights. Offer is valid per booking, available for travel anytime and valid for departures from Australia, international return. T&Cs apply.
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Return flights to Greece from $774
Valid on flights to Athens in August. Perth for $774, Sydney for $884, Melbourne for $945 and Gold Coast from $994.
Flights to Beijing from $313 Return on China Southern Airlines
Only $313 for Return Flights to Beijing, China from Melbourne. We make sure you get the best price at I Want That Flight. Conditions apply.
Flights to USA from $897 return
Valid select dates in April and May including Perth to San Francisco for $897 return, Darwin to San Francisco for $908 return, Perth to New York for $1035 return, Perth to Los Angeles for $1050 and Perth to Washington for $1059 return.
Asia & USA flights under $999
Sample fares include Auckland from $402, Bali from $562, Beijing from $420, Los Angeles $896 and more. Conditions apply.
$20 off International flights
Book now and get $20 off International flights at Skiddoo. T&Cs apply.
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Fly to Kuala Lumpur from $232 return
Valid select dates in February and March. Depart Perth from $232, Melbourne from $336, Sydney from $373 and Gold Coast from $381.
Valid on select dates January until November. Sample fares include Perth to Amsterdam for $1289, Adelaide to Amsterdam for $1289, Melbourne to Amsterdam for $1359 and Sydney to Amsterdam for $1369. Other Europe flights available. Flights to Southeast Asia and New Zealand also on sale.
$25 flight voucher
Get $25 flight voucher on any international flight at Skiddoo. Conditions apply.
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Flights to USA from $771 return
Sample fares include Brisbane to Honolulu from $771 for travel on 19 January to 11 Mar 2017, 25 April to 03 June 2017 and 22 July to 19 August 2017, Sydney to Honolulu from $772 for travel on 20 January to 10 March 2017, 25 April to 02 June 2017 and 23 July to 20 August 2017. T&Cs apply.
London from $996 return
Valid select dates between January and June. Sample fares include Melbourne from $996, Perth from $1089, Adelaide from $1095, Sydney from $1159, Brisbane from $1199.
Up to $200 off flights to the Americas
Valid on select Air New Zealand flights booked with Flight Centre before 30 January to destinations including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Vancouver or Buenos Aires.
Fly to Los Angeles from $854 return
Valid for travel between 02 May - 24 May 2017. Book return flight to Los Angeles from $854 with China Southern at BYOJet. T&Cs apply.
Fly to Paris from $999 return
Valid for travel between 02 May - 22 Jun 2017. Sample fares includes Melbourne to Paris $999, Brisbane to Paris $1097. T&Cs apply.
Fly to Guangzhou from $801 return
Valid for travel on 15 Feb - 23 Mar 2017, 17 Apr - 25 Jun 2017 and 11 Jul - 19 Sep 2017. Book return flight to Guangzhou from $801 with China Southerns at BYOJet. T&Cs apply.
10% off freedom and business class fares
Valid on flights departing before August 2017. Valid on freedom or business class flights within Australia and to the South Pacific, Asia and Middle East.
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