Cheap Flights of the Week: India, Asia, USA

Peter Terlato 24 March 2017

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Cochin, India

$296: Fly return to India

Fly AirAsia when you book via I Want That Flight.

Sample fares include Gold Coast to Cochin from $296 return, Sydney to Cochin from $311 return, Melbourne to Cochin from $318 return and Perth to Cochin from $321 return.

Checked baggage, meals and entertainment not included.

Dates: April-June 2017

We love these flights because:

  • These may be some of the cheapest flights to have ever been offered on this route
  • Indian cuisine is delicious, with plenty of cheap vegetarian and seafood dishes on offer in the south
  • Cochin is surrounded by the Arabian Sea and the Laccadive Sea

Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan

$1,107: Fly business class return to Asia

Fly Philippine Airlines when you book via BYO Jet.

Sample fares include Melbourne to Singapore from $1,107 return, Melbourne to Tokyo from $1,123 return, Melbourne to Hong Kong from $1,139 return and Sydney to Ho Chi Minh from $1,132 return.

Checked baggage, meals and entertainment are included.

Dates: July-November 2017

We love these flights because:

  • You'll be flying business class on Philippine Airlines and be treated like a star
  • You can play around on Skyscanner and BYO Jet to hunt for alternate flights and dates
  • Other destinations on sale include Bangkok, Taipei, Osaka, Fukuoka and Guam

San Francisco, California, USA

$838: Fly return to USA

Fly Air New Zealand when you book via Flight Centre.

Sample fares include Melbourne to Los Angeles from $838 return, Brisbane to Los Angeles from $849 return, Sydney to Los Angeles from $850 return and Gold Coast to Los Angeles from $901 return.

Checked baggage, meals and entertainment are included.

Dates: May-December 2017

We love these flights because:

  • Air New Zeland is one of the world's safest, highest-rated and most popular airlines
  • Prices like these are hard to find, even for sale fares
  • LAX is a great jump-off point for forward travels to the US, and there are also departures from San Francisco

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