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Cathay Pacific Promo Codes for August 2022

Take off with a 5-star airline for a budget price with these latest Cathay Pacific promo codes.

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Ranked as a 5-star airline and the 5th-best airline in the world by Skytrax in 2017, Cathay Pacific is an ideal choice for long-haul flights.

Connecting Australia to the world via its base in Hong Kong, the airline takes travellers to destinations in Asia, Europe and North America in comfort without the high cost.

Latest Cathay Pacific promo codes and sales


Cathay Pacific flights from $616 each way

Verified 2 days ago Expires 19 Aug 2022
Available on select flight dates until January 2023. Destinations include Malaysia, Fiji, Thailand, the Philippines and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Singapore.

Flights to Manila from $498 return

Verified 3 days ago Expires 25 Aug 2022
Available on select travel dates from August 2022 – May 2023. Sample fare departs from Sydney with Scoot. Other airlines include Philippine Airlines from $826, Cathay Pacific from $1,011 and more.

Cathay Pacific's coronavirus (COVID-19) cancellation and changes policy update

From 10 March 2022 Cathay Pacific's Fly Worry Free promise will be extended. The airline will not be charging rebooking or rerouting fees for flights until 31 December 2022. A fare difference may apply.

Best Cathay Pacific promo codes to look out for:

Cathay Pacific doesn't often run promo code offers, but it does have frequent flight sales. Here are some of our favourites:

  • Chinese New Year sale: Each year, Cathay Pacific offers cheap flights to destinations in Asia around Chinese New Year. In 2018, fares were available for as low as $599 return from Australia.
  • Europe early-bird fares: They say the early bird catches the worm, and when it comes to flights to Europe, that advice is spot on. In these sales, you can bag cheap 5-star flights to Europe from the low-$1,000 range.

Where in Australia does Cathay Pacific depart from?

  • Adelaide
  • Brisbane
  • Cairns
  • Melbourne
  • Perth
  • Sydney

Where in the world does Cathay Pacific fly?

Based out of Hong Kong, Cathay Pacific connects six Australian gateways with destinations in Asia, North America and Europe. See below for a full route map.

Cathay Pacific | Pros and Cons


  • Frequent flyer program. Travellers can get rewards for Cathay Pacific and Dragonair flights on the Marco Polo Club system, with benefits including extra baggage allowance and lounge access.
  • Member of oneworld. Travellers benefit from the oneworld alliance and shared frequent flyer program, which lets you earn and spend miles with 15 partner airlines.
  • 5-star, multi-award winning airline. Cathay Pacific has received numerous awards for its service including being named the “World’s Best Airline” four times.
  • Manage your booking online. Log in to your account to easily make alterations to your ticket, including baggage allowance or date changes.


  • Change and cancellation fees may apply. Depending on your ticket type you may need to pay a fee to change or cancel your reservation.

What’s the Cathay Pacific baggage allowance policy?

From Australia, the following baggage restrictions apply:

Economy ClassPremium Economy ClassBusiness ClassFirst Class
Carry-on Bag7kg x 1 bag7kg x 1 bag10kg x 1 bag15kg x 1 bag
Checked Bag30kg x 2 bags35kg x 2 bags40kg x 2 bags50kg x 2 bags

The number of checked-in bags included in your ticket price varies according to your route, cabin class and frequent flyer membership. All passengers are permitted to take one bag on board as carry-on luggage. The bag should be small enough to fit in the overhead locker. An additional personal item such as a handbag or a camera is also allowed.

Is there a Cathay Pacific frequent flyer program?

Cathay Pacific has a tiered frequent flyer program called the Marco Polo Club. Membership entitles you to benefits including extra luggage and special services. You can also pay for flights and upgrades with your miles. The program is compatible with the oneworld airline alliance and passengers can earn and spend their miles across all 15 partner airlines.

Is Cathay Pacific affiliated with Qantas?

Yes. Both airlines are members of the oneworld alliance. You can earn Qantas points if you're flying on an eligible Cathay Pacific flight.

Is Cathay Pacific a good airline?

Skytrax, which manages the World Airline Awards, has classified Cathay Pacific as a 5-star airline (the highest rating available) and has ranked it as the 5th-best airline in the world at the most recent awards in 2017. It was also listed as 4th for best airport services, 5th for cabin cleanliness, and 9th for best airline cabin crew.

Does Cathay Pacific have Wi-Fi?

Yes, but it's not free and only aboard flights operated by an Airbus A350. Internet access is available at the following rates (as of January 2019) payable by credit card.

  • Per hour: US$9.95
  • Entire flight that's up to six hours: US$12.95
  • Entire flight that's more than six hours: US$19.95

You can also enable data roaming on your device for sending messages and browsing the internet. This is available once the flight has reached 20,000 feet. It's not available when flying over the United States.

What forms of payment does Cathay Pacific accept?

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Diners Club
  • UnionPay
  • JCB
  • American Express
  • UATP
  • Paypal

What is the Cathay Pacific cancellation policy?

Cathay's cancellation policy varies depending on what ticket type you've purchased, and it's important to note that not all tickets are able to be cancelled.

If you're purchasing a sale fare, the cancellation terms will be listed in the terms and conditions of that sale.

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