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Cheap Flights of the Week: Australia, Thailand, Cook Islands

Posted: 13 October 2017 12:57 pm

A weekly round-up of the best flight deals across the net.


$39: Domestic breaks on Tigerair

Fly Tigerair when you book via Flight Centre.

Sun-drenched destinations across Tigerair's entire network are now on sale starting from $39 each way. Sample flights include Sydney-Gold Coast from $39, Brisbane-Whitsunday Coast from $49, Cairns-Brisbane from $69 and Hobart-Gold Coast from $109.

Flights are each way. Checked baggage, meals and entertainment are not included.

Dates: November 2017 - March 2018.

We love these flights because

  • They're the cheapest domestic breaks around, even topping Jetstar's current sale.
  • You've a wide range of dates to travel, so you can go for a last-minute November getaway or a well-planned March one.
  • Flights depart from all major Australian cities so no one has to miss out.


$145: Flights to Phuket with Jetstar

Fly Jetstar when you book via Flight Centre.

Bask on the beaches for under $300 return in the latest Jetstar sale. Sample fares include Darwin-Phuket from $145, Perth-Phuket from $146 and Sydney-Phuket from $199 each way.

Checked baggage, meals and entertainment are not included.

Dates: January - September 2018

We love these flights because

  • They include dry-season dates so you don't have to sacrifice weather for price.
  • Flights take off from numerous major Australian cities.
  • Book with Flight Centre and you save a little more on return fares compared to purchasing two one-way flights with Jetstar.


$299: Flights to Rarotonga on Virgin Australia

Fly Virgin Australia when you book via Virgin Australia direct.

Sample fares include Sydney to Rarotonga from $299, Brisbane to Rarotonga from $329 and Melbourne to Rarotonga from $329.

Checked baggage, meals and entertainment are included.

Dates: November 2017 to June 2018

We love these flights because

  • These are right up there with some of the cheapest flights to the Cook Islands.
  • A wide range of travel dates between now to the middle of 2018.
  • You can get to Rarotonga from Australia in under 8 hours, which is pretty sweet for an international holiday.

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