Cheap Flights of the Week: USA, Argentina and Australia

Peter Terlato 3 May 2019 NEWS

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Jump on these top flight deals now before they sell out!

Houston City Hall over pond in urban park, Houston, Texas, United States. Image: Pixelchrome Inc/Getty Images

$899: Explore the USA with Air New Zealand

Make America your next holiday destination with Air New Zealand's latest sale. Plus, you'll score a free night's stopover in Auckland, including accommodation, transfers and a $50 duty-free shopping voucher.

Sample fares include Gold Coast to Los Angeles from $899 return, Melbourne to San Francisco from $905 return, Sydney to Houston from $929 return, Brisbane to Los Angeles from $935 return and Gold Coast to Chicago from $1,099 return.

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

Travel dates: 8 July - 20 September 2019
Sale ends: 8 May 2019 or until sold out

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We love these flights because:

  • The United States is incredibly diverse state-to-state in its culture, food, activities and landscapes.
  • Skytrax consistently considers Air New Zealand to be one of the best airlines in the region.
  • Travel is for peak summer dates so expect warm weather. Aim for quieter dates in September.

Traditional alley in La Boca neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Image: www.infinitahighway.com.br/Getty Images

$862: See Argentina with Air New Zealand

Visit the South American wonderland that is Argentina. Take in the tango, witness cowboys and sip on some of the best red wine in the world.

Sample fares include Gold Coast to Buenos Aires from $862 return, Melbourne to Buenos Aires from $877 return, Adelaide to Buenos Aires from $882 return, Sydney to Buenos Aires from $893 return and Brisbane to Buenos Aires from $899 return.

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

Travel dates: May - June 2019
Sale ends: No set date, valid until sold out

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We love these flights because:

  • When flights to South America drop under $1,000 it's cause for celebration. These are a steal!
  • Most flights include a stopover in Auckland, which is standard for travel to South America.
  • There's not really a bad time to visit Argentina. You can usually find a region with ideal holiday weather.

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$114: Hop around Australia with Qantas

The flying kangaroo aka Qantas is helping you to score cheap flight tickets across the country with its latest Australia-wide sale.

Sample fares include Melbourne to Launceston from $114 one-way, Brisbane to Sydney from $129 one-way, Hobart to Melbourne from $39 one-way and Brisbane to Hamilton Island from $150 one-way.

These are one-way flights on a low-cost carrier and do not include checked baggage, meals or entertainment.

Travel dates: 19 May 2019 - 26 January 2020
Sale ends: 6 May 2019 unless sold out prior

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We love these flights because:

  • Peak Christmas dates are included, meaning there's no reason not to visit the family over the holidays.
  • Based on one of the cheapest legs, these flights can earn you at least 1,200 Qantas Frequent Flyer Points.
  • With seven months of travel dates to choose from, you've got a great mix of seasons to travel in.

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