Cheap Flights of the Week: Japan, China and Southeast Asia

Peter Terlato 1 February 2019 NEWS

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

$299: Jetset to Japan with Jetstar

Jetstar's famous Japan Return for Free sale is back! That means you pay for your flight out and pay nothing for your return leg.

Sample fares include Cairns to Tokyo or Osaka from $299 return, Gold Coast to Tokyo or Osaka from $329 return, Brisbane to Tokyo or Osaka from $411 return, Sydney to Tokyo or Osaka from $414 return, Melbourne to Tokyo or Osaka from $448 return and Adelaide to Tokyo or Osaka from $498 return.

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

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

Book your Skyscanner flight now

We love these flights because:

  • Travel dates include summer and the opportunity to catch the start of the stunning snow season.
  • Compared to the average price an Australian pays for a flight to Japan, these flights are super cheap.
  • Flying with Jetstar to Japan is more than satisfactory, despite it being a budget carrier.

$290: Check out China with Tianjin or Hainan Airlines

Explore the cultural heritage and culinary delights of China with deals from Tianjin and Hainan Airlines.

Sample fares include Melbourne to Chongqing from $290 return, Melbourne to Shanghai from $349 return and Sydney to Shanghai from $365 return.

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

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

Book your I Want That Flight fare now

We love these flights because:

  • Shanghai is the oriental version of Paris: arts, culture, culinary delights and celebrations.
  • Chongqing is surrounded by small mountains and the Jialing River intersects the city.
  • Chongqing was temporarily the capital of the Republic of China during World War II.

$191: Enjoy an Asian adventure with AirAsia

Malaysian budget airline AirAsia's latest sale is perfect for anyone looking to avoid the forthcoming winter blues.

Sample fares include Perth to Bali from $191 return, Gold Coast to Kuala Lumpur from $300 return, Melbourne to Ho Chi Minh City from $341 return and Sydney to Singapore from $440 return.

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

Travel dates: 1 August - 15 September and 15 October - 15 December 2019.
Sale ends: 4 February, unless sold out prior.

Book your AirAsia fare now

We love these flights because:

  • The list of destinations on sale offer up a mélange of unique culture, cuisine, history, sights and people.
  • AirAsia has been named the best low-cost carrier in the world at the Skytrax Awards ten times in a row.
  • This sale features wet and dry season dates. To avoid the worst of it, consult our best time to travel guide.

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