Cheap Flights of the Week: Gold Coast, United Kingdom, Ireland and Vanuatu

Posted: 17 May 2019 8:34 am News

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

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$39: Relax on the Gold Coast with Jetstar

Not ready for summer to end? Jump on budget carrier Jetstar and escape to Australia's sunny theme park capital, the Gold Coast.

Sample fares include Newcastle to the Gold Coast from $39 one-way, Sydney from $45 one-way, Melbourne from $56 one-way, Cairns from $79 one-way, Adelaide from $85 one-way and Perth from $125 one-way.

These are one-way flights on a low-cost carrier and include checked baggage, meals and entertainment.

Travel dates: 11 June - 11 December 2019.
Sale ends: 20 May 2019, unless sold out prior.

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We love these flights because:

  • Enjoy amazing surf beaches, luxury hotel properties, theme parks and spectacular rainforest hinterlands.
  • Nightlife on Cavill Avenue is incredibly popular and hosts the largest annual "Schoolies" celebrations.
  • Discover nearby hotspots such as Broadbeach, Tambourine Mountain, Currumbin and Burleigh Heads.

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$1,099: Visit the UK or Ireland with Qatar Airways

Sample fares include Melbourne to Dublin from $1,099 return, Perth to Cardiff from $1,229 return, Adelaide to London Gatwick from $1,279 return and Sydney to London Heathrow from $1,289 return.

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

Travel dates: 1 September - 28 November 2019.
Sale ends: 21 May 2019, unless sold out prior.

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We love these flights because:

  • Many of these destinations in the UK and Ireland are great jump-off points to other European countries.
  • Qatar Airways is a 5-star, full-service airline. It's also regarded as the #2 carrier in the world.
  • All flights from Australia include a stopover in Doha. This is a great way to break up the lengthy flight.

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$449: Visit Vanuatu with Virgin Australia

Virgin Australia has super cheap return airfares to the South Pacific.

Sample fares include Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney or Adelaide to Vanuatu from $449 return and Cairns to Vanuatu from $649 return.

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

Travel dates: 10 June - 20 July 2019 and 1 February and 7 March 2020.
Sale ends: Midnight 19 May 2019, unless sold out prior.

Book your flights via Virgin Australia now

We love these flights because:

  • Your sweet spot for travelling to Vanuatu is April-October, during the dry season.
  • For every $1 spent on your fare you'll nab 5 Velocity Points. That's a minimum 2,245 points.
  • The last notable Vanuatu sale saw Virgin deliver flights from $525 return. These are $76 cheaper.

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