Cheap Flights of the Week: New Zealand, California road trips and Asian explorations

Posted: 5 April 2019 2:10 pm

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$779: Travel California with Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is offering up cheap fares, while Flight Centre is giving customers the choice to book flights into one city and out of another.

Sample fares include Melbourne to San Francisco from $779 return, Sydney to San Francisco from $791 return and Brisbane to San Francisco from $797 return.

Sample Flight Centre sale fare is Sydney to either Los Angeles or San Francisco and return to Sydney from the alternate destination. The cost of this journey starts from $799 return.

These are return airfares on a full-service airline and include checked baggage, meals and entertainment.

Travel dates: July to September 2019
Sale ends: No set date, unless sold out prior

We love these flights because:

  • It's tough to find USA flights under $800 and the ability to book open-jaw tickets makes this great value.
  • Air New Zealand is currently ranked as the second best airline in the world, which makes it hard to beat.
  • Travel includes peak summer dates in California, almost guaranteeing you some sunny beach weather.

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$200: Go Kiwi with Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has released its Discover NZ sale, offering wicked cheap one-way flights.

Sample fares include Melbourne to Wellington from $200 one way, Brisbane to Christchurch from $249 one way, Sydney to Auckland from $249 one way and Adelaide to Wellington from $312 one way.

These are one-way seat-only flights on and do not include checked baggage, meals and entertainment.

You can add checked baggage for $20 each way.

Travel dates: 3 April to 30 November 2019
Sale ends: 7 April 2019, unless sold out prior

We love these flights because:

  • Flights include autumn, winter and spring dates. Pick and choose the season you prefer.
  • These are last-minute flights and this sale includes travel dates over the Easter long weekend.
  • New Zealand is home to an abundance of unique landscapes, activities and traditional culture.

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$517: See Asia with Singapore Airlines

The Singapore Airlines Network Sale has something for everyone with flights to a number of destinations in both Asia and Europe.

Sample fares to Asia include Darwin to Singapore from $517 return, Sydney to Shanghai from $658 return and Melbourne to Hong Kong from $692 return. You can also find flights to Manila, Ho Chi Minh City and Tokyo.

Sample fares to Europe start at $1,148 flying to London, Paris and Rome.

These are return flights on a full-service airline and include checked baggage, meals and entertainment.

Travel dates: Tokyo: January 2019 to February 2020; Europe: October to November 2019
Sale ends: 24 April, unless sold out prior

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