Cheap Flights of the Week: Europe, Asia and South Africa

Posted: 28 December 2018 11:47 am
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Jump on these top flight deals now before they sell out!

$638: Tour through Europe with Flight Centre

This is the end of year sale you've been waiting for. Flight Centre is offering you the chance to visit a variety of destinations in Europe!

Sample fares include Perth to Athens from $638 return, Gold Coast to Berlin from $678 return, Melbourne to Paris from $879 return and Melbourne to London from $999 return.

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

Travel dates: February - June 2019.
Sale ends: 31 December - 18 January 2019, depending on the deal, or unless sold out prior.

We love these flights because:

  • Europe is teeming with historical sights, cultural experiences, delectable dishes and unique landscapes.
  • There are numerous departure cities within Australia to choose from, making it easier to get away.
  • February to June are typically cooler months in Europe but this also means fewer crowds and tourists.

$271: Hop across to Asia with AirAsia

AirAsia's latest sale has plenty to offer keen explorers. From trekking the rice fields of Vietnam to lazing on the beach in Thailand, there's something for everyone.

Sample fares include Perth to Ho Chi Minh City from $271 return, Gold Coast to Kuala Lumpur from $365 return, Melbourne to Langkawi from $368 return and Sydney to Hong Kong from $572 return.

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

Travel dates: 20 April - 10 June 2019.
Sale ends: 6 January, unless sold out prior.

We love these flights because:

  • Asia is a hotbed for travellers, offering a diverse culinary scene, beautiful backdrops and friendly people.
  • AirAsia may be a budget airline but has been rated as the best in the world 10 times in a row by Skytrax.
  • You can visit a range of destinations including Malaysia, Maldives, Thailand, Vietnam, India and more.

$1,097: Escape on a South African adventure

Snap shots of the most picturesque landscapes and catch a glimpse of the South African wildlife with South African Airways' latest sale.

Sample flights include Perth to Johannesburg from $1,097 return, Melbourne or Sydney to Johannesburg from $1,449 return, Adelaide to Johannesburg from $1,455 return and Brisbane to Johannesburg from $1,459 return.

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

Travel dates: February - November 2019.
Sale ends: 5 January 2019, unless sold out prior.

We love these flights because:

  • Flight dates are ideal if you want to see animals on safari or watch the southern right whales off the coast.
  • Johannesburg has interesting and historical museums, including Nelson Mandela's former residence.
  • Flights from Perth are direct, while all other cities have a connection through Perth via Virgin Australia.

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