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Cheap Flights of the Week: Tasmania, Japan and New Zealand

Posted: 14 September 2018 5:00 am
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Jump on these top flight deals now before they run out!

$99: Visit Tasmania flying Qantas

If Tassie has been on your bucket list but you haven't yet made the trip, you'll have few excuses now that Qantas is offering flights to the cities of Launceston, Hobart and Devonport from just $99 each way.

Sample fares include Melbourne to Launceston from $99 one way, Melbourne to Devonport from $109 one way, Sydney to Launceston from $149 one way and Perth to Hobart from $289 one way. See a full list here.

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

Travel dates: 1 November 2018 – 3 April 2019.
Sale ends: 17 September, unless sold out prior.

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We love these flights because:

$529: Jet to Japan with Philippine Airlines

Philippine Airlines is a 4-star, full-service airline flying to Japan via Manila, offering sale flights across Australia courtesy of STA Travel.

Sample flights include Melbourne to Sapporo from $529 return, Melbourne to Tokyo from $549 return, Sydney to Sapporo from $549 return, Sydney to Osaka from $575 return and Brisbane to Osaka from $579 return.

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

Travel dates: 1 October 2018 – 15 May 2019.
Sale ends: 5 October, unless sold out prior.

We love these flights because:

  • December and January are peak season, so you can enjoy an international ski trip or Christmas break.
  • March and April dates allow visitors to experience the incredibly popular cherry blossom season.
  • At this price, it's difficult to find anything cheaper on a full-service airline.

$168: Skip across the pond with Air New Zealand

Kiwi national carrier, Air New Zealand has selected the South Island city of Christchurch as its latest discounted destination for Australians.

Sample fares include Brisbane to Christchurch from $168 one way, Melbourne to Christchurch from $169 one way and Sydney to Christchurch from $175 one way.

These are one way flights and do not include checked baggage. However, tea, coffee, water and gate-to-gate entertainment is provided.

Travel dates: 5 November 2018 – 12 December 2018.
Sale ends: Midnight, 14 September, unless sold out.

Book your Air New Zealand flight now

We love these flights because:

  • Flights out start at $168 and flights in from $108, letting you get there and back from just $276.
  • Air New Zealand is considered one of the best airlines in the Asia/Pacific.
  • Flights are limited to November and December, a warm transition period between spring and summer.

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