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Cheap Christmas flights to Los Angeles 2017

An easy cheat sheet to help you grab a cheap flight to Los Angeles this Christmas holiday.

Are you thinking about heading to Los Angeles this Christmas? Maybe it’s time for a vacation or perhaps you want to catch up with family and friends? Whatever your plans are, the bloated holiday flight fares must have crossed your mind at least once.

Find out how you can fly to Los Angeles during the peak season without paying peak prices.

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Compare prices from hundreds of airlines and booking sites to get the best price on your Christmas flight to Los Angeles.


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USA flights from $447 return

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Los Angeles flights from $964 return

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Valid for travel on select dates from May - June 2018 with Fiji Airways. Sample fare is Adelaide - Los Angeles.

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Multi-stop flights from $645 Valid for travel on select dates from April - November 2018. Sample fare is Perth-Bangkok-Phuket with Thai Airways. Destinations include Hong Kong, London, Paris, Los Angeles, Rome, Vancouver and more.

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International flights from $349 return

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Valid for travel on select dates from January - December 2018 with Air New Zealand. Sample fare is Melbourne-Christchurch. Destinations include Los Angeles, San Francisco, Buenos Aires, Auckland and more.

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Los Angeles flights from $819 return

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International flights from $403 return with Qantas

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Valid for travel on select dates from March - August 2018. Destinations include Hong Kong, Honolulu, Los Angeles, London, Dublin, New York, San Francisco, Seoul and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Christchurch.

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Round the world airfare from $1,399

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Valid for travel on select dates from April - November. Destinations include Hong Kong, London and Los Angeles. Sample fare is departing from Melbourne.

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North America flights from $916 return

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Valid for travel on select dates from April - December 2018, depending on the destination. Destinations include Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston and Vancouver. Sample fare is Sydney-Los Angeles.

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$100 off Skycouch seats

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When’s the best time to book Christmas flights to Los Angeles?

According to Skyscanner, you can enjoy discounts of up to 10% on Christmas flights by booking tickets before September. If you’re unsure about your travel plans until September, you can still book your tickets later at a good price. Promotional offers and last-minute deals can crop up. This tends to happen in August and September, though don't last long.

In case you have more time to spend in Los Angeles, you can bag the cheapest flights before 5 December (up to $760 return). Prices increase up to around $1,000 return shortly before Christmas.

The cheapest return journeys after the holiday are available on Mondays for around $680.


Tips and tricks to getting cheap Christmas flights to Los Angeles

Besides timely reservations and choosing dates with care, following these tips can help you to cut down costs:

  • Compare fares of different airlines: Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Fiji Airways and Virgin Australia airlines offer cheap fares to Los Angeles. Keep your options open and keep your eye on their sales.
  • Choose stopover journeys: If you don’t mind travelling longer, one-stop journeys to Los Angeles have lower fares. By adding a stopover, you can save a few hundred dollars per trip. For example, flying on Philippine Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines or China Airlines and stopping in Manila, Honolulu or Taipei respectively can save you as much as 30% compared to flying direct.
  • Fly on specific days: If you can, fly on Monday, as the fares are lower. On the other hand, avoid Saturdays as many travellers prefer to return on weekends to get back to the work the next week.
  • Sign-up for airline newsletters: By subscribing to airline newsletters, you’ll be instantly notified about new offers and last-minute deals.

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Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is the travel editor at finder.com.au. On top of being an avid traveller, she's an all-round bargain hunter. If there's a deal on hotels or a sale on flights, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too. Though probably not before she buys her own ticket.

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