California dreaming? Fly there from $889 return on Virgin Australia
Dream no more, sun-seekers. Los Angeles flights are now on sale.
It seems everyone is locking down flights to Los Angeles but the one to beat is Virgin Australia.
The full-service Aussie carrier has flights to the sunny beaches of LA from $889 return from Brisbane and Sydney.
Taking off from elsewhere? No sweat. Flights from Melbourne start at $919, from Perth at $953 and from Adelaide at $999 return.
Choose to travel from January to March for cool weather, from May to June for near-summer sunshine or in October to catch a bit of fall foliage. Yeah, sadly peak-summer dates are excluded but at these prices, it's kind of to be expected.
Ready to make those Californian dreams a reality? Head to Flight Centre to snag your ticket today.
This sale ends 9 December or until seats sell out.
How good are these Virgin Australia fares?
- Price: Great. As mentioned above these are the flights to beat. Their current competition is against Qantas' $949 return flights to Los Angeles which is part of its 12 Days of Christmas Sale and Air New Zealand's $909 return flights. At $889 there's no denying how cheap these seats are.
- Airline: Great. Virgin Australia is a full-service airline so there will be no nasty fees on the booking screen for added baggage, meals or entertainment.
- Frequent flyer points: Great. Velocity members can earn 5 points for every $1 spent. That's a minimum of 4,445 points you can earn off the cheapest flight available.
- Travel time: Great. All flights are direct.
- Weather: Good. You can travel during all four seasons with this sale though high-season dates, including the middle of summer, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year, are excluded.
Flights to Los Angeles on Virgin Australia: The breakdown
|From||To||Travel dates||Return fare||Book|
|Sydney||Los Angeles||18 Jan 2019 – 31 Mar 2019 / 1 May 2019 – 15 Jun 2019 / 3 Oct 2019 - 19 Oct 2019||$889||Find my flight|
|Brisbane||Los Angeles||18 Jan 2019 – 31 Mar 2019 / 1 May 2019 – 15 Jun 2019 / 3 Oct 2019 – 19 Oct 2019||$889||Find my flight|
|Melbourne||Los Angeles||18 Jan 2019 – 31 Mar 2019 / 1 May 2019 – 15 Jun 2019 / 3 Oct 2019 – 19 Oct 2019||$919||Find my flight|
|Perth||Los Angeles||18 Jan 2019 – 31 Mar 2019 / 1 May 2019 – 15 Jun 2019 / 3 Oct 2019 – 19 Oct 2019||$953||Find my flight|
|Adelaide||Los Angeles||18 Jan 2019 – 31 Mar 2019 / 1 May 2019 – 15 Jun 2019 / 3 Oct 2019 – 19 Oct 2019||$999||Find my flight|