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Latest flight deals available in Australia in August 2022

Find the best flight deals so you can book your next fare for less.

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Don't spend more than you need to on your next holiday. Before booking, check out the latest flight deals and promo codes right here to see how much you can save on your fare.

Whether you're after a flight deal to Melbourne, Sydney or Perth, or are looking for deals on future international travel we should have just what you're looking for.

Our top flight deals

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Book flights with Qantas and pay later

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Expedia.com.auExpedia.com.au

Flights with Rex Airlines from $204 return

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Qatar AirwaysQatar Airways

Up to 12% off flights with code

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Virgin AustraliaVirgin Australia

Domestic flights from $69 each way

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All of our available flight deals

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Domestic flights from $69 each way

Verified Today Expires 16 Aug 2022
Available for travel from July 2022 – May 2023 to Gold Coast, Adelaide, Coffs Harbour, Alice Springs, Townsville and more. Sample fare is Ballina-Sydney. T&Cs apply.
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East Coast flights from $109 each way

Verified Today Expires 1 Sep 2022
Available on Qantas flights until 14 September 2022 to Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney, Canberra and more. Sample fare is Adelaide to Melbourne.
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International flights from $525 return

Verified 4 days ago Expires 25 Aug 2022
Available on select dates until February 2023 to destinations including Indonesia, Fiji, Vanuatu, Samoa and New Zealand. Sample fare is Melbourne-Queenstown. T&Cs apply.
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Rex airlines flights from $79 each way

Verified 5 days ago
Available on midweek flights to Canberra, Port Macquarie, Coffs Harbour, Brisbane and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Adelaide and Sydney-Gold Coast.
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Melbourne-Singapore from $203 each way

Verified 4 days ago Expires 20 Aug 2022
Available on select flight dates in October 2022 with Scoot.
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Earn up to 12,000 Avios on Dusseldorf flights

Verified Today Expires 31 Aug 2022
Book your upcoming Dusseldorf trip and register for this offer with your Privilege Club account. Available on flights from 15 November 2022 – 14 January 2023. T&Cs apply.
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Worldwide flights from $1,679 return

Verified Today Expires 21 Aug 2022
Available on flights from 15 September 2022 – 31 March 2023 to Athens, Budapest, Copenhagen and more. T&Cs apply.
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Sydney and Newcastle flights from $51 each way

Verified Today Expires 31 Aug 2022
Available on select flight dates from August 2022 – January 2023. Sample fare is Melbourne-Sydney with Jetstar.
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Up to 40% off worldwide cruises with Norwegian Cruises

Verified Today Expires 31 Aug 2022
Available on select cruise dates from 2022 – 2024. Destinations include Alaska, the Bahamas, Mexico, Australia and more.
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Up to 10% off select flights

Verified Today
Students get a 10% discount on flights, additional checked baggage allowance and a free booking change. Must be KrisFlyer member who is currently enrolled at an eligible college or university. T&Cs apply.
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Jetstar sale: Sydney flights from $33 each way

Verified Today Expires 21 Aug 2022
Available for flights from 4 – 31 October 2022 with Jetstar departing from Melbourne Avalon.
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Flights with Rex Airlines from $204 return

Verified Today Expires 31 Aug 2022
Available on select flight dates from August – October 2022. Destinations include Gold Coast, Brisbane and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Melbourne.
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Qantas sale: Australia flights from $360 return

Verified Today Expires 16 Aug 2022
Available on flights from 13 – 31 March 2023 to destinations including Sydney, Perth, Port Macquarie and more. Sample fare is Port Macquarie-Brisbane.
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Sydney and Brisbane flights from $135 return

Verified Today Expires 10 Oct 2022
Available on select travel dates from 10 October – 15 November 2022 with Jetstar.
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Flights to Newcastle from $58 each way

Verified Today Expires 25 Aug 2022
Available on select flight dates until December 2022. Sample fare departs from Melbourne with Jetstar.
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Hunter Valley flights from $135 return

Verified Today Expires 29 Aug 2022
Available on select flight dates until December 2022. Destinations include Newcastle and Sydney. Sample fare is Gold Coast-Sydney with Jetstar. Other airlines include Virgin Australia from $138 and more.
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Flights to Hunter Valley from $104 each way

Verified Today Expires 29 Aug 2022
Available on flights from August 2022 – January 2023. Sample fare is Sydney-Newcastle with FlyPelican.
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Jetstar sale: Australia flights from $44 each way

Verified Yesterday Expires 19 Aug 2022
Available on flights from 6 September – 31 December 2022 to destinations including Uluru, Townsville, Hobart, Gold Coast, Darwin and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Sydney.
Deal

Book flights with Qantas and pay later

Verified 2 days ago Expires 29 Aug 2022
Purchase Qantas flights with Zip and repay weekly, fortnightly or monthly. Approved applicants only. T&Cs apply.
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Book Virgin Australia flights with pay later option

Verified 2 days ago Expires 29 Aug 2022
Purchase Virgin Australia flights with Zip and repay weekly, fortnightly or monthly. Valid for approved applicants only. T&Cs apply.
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Book flights with AirAsia and pay later

Verified 2 days ago Expires 29 Aug 2022
Book AirAsia flights through Zip and repay weekly, fortnightly or monthly. Approved applicants only. T&Cs apply.
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Malaysia flights from $612 return

Verified 2 days ago Expires 16 Aug 2022
Available on select travel dates until 31 March 2023. Destinations include Penang, Kota Kinabalu and more. T&Cs apply.
Code

$75 off Malaysia flights with code

Verified 3 days ago Expires 15 Aug 2022
Code valid for a minimum spend of $100. Must be a signed-in, registered member. Destinations include Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur and more with Malaysia Airlines.
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Flights to Hawaii from $1,080 return

Verified 3 days ago Expires 26 Aug 2022
Available on flights from 16 August – 11 November 2022. Sample fare is Sydney-Honolulu.
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New Zealand flights from $316 each way

Verified 4 days ago Expires 24 Aug 2022
Available on select travel dates in 2022. Destinations include Auckland, Wellington, . Sample fare is Sydney-Queenstown. T&Cs apply.
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Auckland flights from $338 each way

Verified 4 days ago Expires 16 Aug 2022
Available for travel on select dates until 7 November 2022. The sample fare departs from Sydney. T&Cs apply.
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Europe flights from $1,806 return with Qantas

Verified 5 days ago Expires 17 Aug 2022
Available on select flights until 2 December 2022. Sample fare is Perth-London. Other destination includes Rome.
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Cathay Pacific flights from $616 each way

Expires 19 Aug 2022
Available on select flight dates until January 2023. Destinations include Malaysia, Fiji, Thailand, the Philippines and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Singapore.
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Flights to Manila from $498 return

Expires 25 Aug 2022
Available on select travel dates from August 2022 – May 2023. Sample fare departs from Sydney with Scoot. Other airlines include Philippine Airlines from $826, Cathay Pacific from $1,011 and more.
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Flights to Philippines from $498 return

Expires 31 Aug 2022
Available on select flights from August 2022 – January 2023. Destinations include Cebu, Davao and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Manila with Cebu Pacific.
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Philippines flights from $456 return

Expires 25 Aug 2022
Available on select travel dates until December 2022. Destinations include Manila, Cebu, Davao and more. Sample fare is Perth-Angeles with Scoot.
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Flights to Wellington from $310 each way

Expires 16 Aug 2022
Available for travel until 6 November 2022. The sample fare is Sydney - Wellington with Air New Zealand. Departure points include Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Adelaide and more.
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Flights to Fiji $469 each way

Expires 16 Aug 2022
Available for travel until 13 October 2022. The sample fare is Sydney-Nadi with Air New Zealand. Departure points include Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and more. T&Cs apply.
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Flights to Ballina from $41 each way

Expires 25 Aug 2022
Available on select travel dates until December 2022. Sample fare departs from Sydney with Jetstar.
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Coffs Harbour flights from $137 each way

Expires 25 Aug 2022
Available on select flight dates in 2022. Sample fare departs from Sydney with Rex Airlines.
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Spirit Airlines US flights from USD$26 each way

Expires 17 Aug 2022
Destinations include Philadelphia, Fort Lauderdale, New York City and more. T&Cs apply.
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Brisbane to Sydney flights from $148 return

Expires 15 Aug 2022
Available on midweek flights from September – December 2022 with Rex Airlines.
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Cook Islands flights from $419 each way

Expires 16 Aug 2022
Available for travel on select dates until 30 June 2023. The sample fare is Sydney-Rarotonga with Air New Zealand. T&Cs apply.
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Christchurch flights from $588 return

Expires 16 Aug 2022
Available on flights until 6 November 2022 departing from Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast and more. Sample fare departs from Melbourne.
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Melbourne flights from $79 each way

Expires 15 Aug 2022
Available on midweek flights from August – November 2022. Sample flight is Sydney-Melbourne with Rex Airlines.
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Malaysia flights from $337 return

Expires 15 Aug 2022
Available for travel until 30 April 2022. Sample fare is Perth-Kuala Lumpur with Scoot. Other destinations include Penang, Kota Kinabalu and Langkawi.
Code

Get $75 off Malaysia Airlines flights

Expires 15 Aug 2022
Available on flights until 31 March 2023 to Langkawi, Penang, Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur. T&Cs apply.
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Sydney to Gold Coast flights from $63 each way

Expires 15 Aug 2022
Available on midweek flights from August – October 2022 with Rex Airlines.
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Flights to Netherlands from $1,223 return

Expires 17 Aug 2022
Available on flights from November–December 2022. Sample fare is Melbourne-Amsterdam.
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Norway flights from $1,213 return

Expires 17 Aug 2022
Available on select dates. Sample fare is Perth-Oslo.
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Scotland flights from $1,290 return

Expires 17 Aug 2022
Avaialble on select dates. Sample fare is Melbourne-Glasgow. Also departs from Darwin, Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra and more.
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Western Australia flights from $199 each way

Expires 31 Aug 2022
Available on select dates until 30 October 2022 on flights between Perth, Broome and Kununurra. Tickets must be booked 21 days before flight date. T&Cs apply.
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Europe flights from US$1,662 return

Available on select travel dates to Greece, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and more. T&Cs apply.
Deal

Malaysia flights from $331 return

Expires 15 Aug 2022
Available on flights until 30 April 2022. Sample fare is Perth-Kuala Lumpur with Scoot. Other airlines include Malaysia Airlines from $618, Singapore Airlines from $619 and more. T&Cs apply.
Code

Up to 12% off flights with code

Expires 30 Sep 2022
Available on flights until 31 March 2023 when you pay with PayPal. Destinations include Bali, Auckland, Paris, Barcelona and more. T&Cs apply.

Where do you find the cheapest flights?

To get the cheapest price on your flight, it pays to compare. Consider checking an aggregator – a site that searches multiple airlines' websites and online travel agencies at once – to get a wider range of available flights. Some flight aggregators include the following:

Compare flight prices with just one search now

How do you find the cheapest flights?

Comparing prices is one way to find the cheapest flights, but if you have a trusted website or preferred company, ask if they price match.

Booking with a company that will price-match your fare will also guarantee the lowest price for a flight. Usually, you'll need to compare apples to apples, so make sure you're looking at the same airline, the same departure date and time and the same inclusions (if you're needing extras like checked baggage). To learn more about this, read our guide that lists out booking sites and airlines that will let you price match.

Knowing which days flights go on sale is also key when booking. Many airlines have regular sales, whether weekly or annually, and booking during one can reward you with a low fare. We've seen prices drop as low as $19 recently with Jetstar during one such sale.

When is the cheapest time to fly?

Through our research trawling through flight searches to learn – and booking plenty for ourselves too – we've found that flying in the early morning or late at night tends to reward the lowest fare.

When it comes to the days of the week, Tuesdays and Wednesdays tend to have the lowest fares.

Learn more about our research on the cheapest times to fly.

Where do you get the best flight deals?

We're not the only place you can find some flight deals. Here's a couple of sites we love for finding the best deals on flights:

  • Expedia.com.au: Expedia is great for flexible travellers with its deals page showing lots of offers from flights in the future to those just a couple of months away.
  • Skyscanner: Skyscanner's deals find you the best value flights for up to 90 days in the future. It does the maths for you by displaying how much cheaper a fare is compared to its average price over the year. We've seen flights up to 39% cheaper than average.

Where can I find last-minute flight deals?

The days of running up to the counter at the airport and asking about standby flights are well and truly behind us. For last minute flight deals you can't look past aggregators including: Lastminute.com.au, Skyscanner and KAYAK.

In the days leading up to your preferred travel dates make sure to check sites frequently and note down the prices. Follow airlines on social media as they'll often announce last-minute deals there. Most airlines have their own newsletter announcing sales and reminders for their weekly specials.

If you want a round-up of the best flight sales without having to sign up to multiple newsletters you can join our flight deal alert mailing list.

How often do airlines have flight deals?

  • Virgin Australia has a weekly Happy Hour sale each Thursday from 4pm to 11pm (it occasionally runs for longer periods).
  • Jetstar sometimes drops a Fare Frenzy on Fridays which typically lasts only that night. It also has a Weekend edition.
  • Unfortunately, neither Qantas nor Rex Airlines offers weekly sales on a set date.

Is it cheaper to book flights early or last-minute?

If you know where you want to go and when, then booking ahead of time can save you money. "The early bird gets the worm" as it were.

If you've got flexibility on dates and/or destinations then you'll want to look out for last-minute sales. As take-off dates draw closer airlines tend to put the remaining seats on sale to make sure they fill-up the plane.

Should I clear cookies when searching for flights?

It doesn't hurt to try. Some experts swear that booking sites are tracking you and will put their prices up when you visit their site a few times.

There are a lot of normal factors that can result in prices changing, from a fare class selling out to high demand for a particular date.

While you can try clearing your cookies, using incognito mode or a VPN, we recommend you always do your research and compare fares to find the cheapest or best deal for your circumstances.

Is it cheaper to buy one-way tickets or round trip?

It depends on whether you're flying domestically or internationally and there are exceptions to the rule.

Flying domestically

It can be cheaper to buy two one-way fares. For example, when you search for return airfares on Skyscanner it looks for deals and offers from multiple airlines and travel agents, not just individual flights.

Apart from circumstances like in our example, budget airlines like Jetstar usually sell one-way fares for the same price each way opting to charge per kilometres travelled.

Whether you purchase two one-way tickets or book the return airfare, the price should come out roughly the same.

Do look out for Jetstar "return for free" fares though, they're a steal.

Flying internationally

It's often cheaper to buy a return ticket. Pre-COVID-19, a lot of airline revenue came from business travellers jet setting across the world. Busy C-suite executives are less picky about pricing when their company is picking up the bill.

A cheaper return airfare provides an incentive to book with the same airline rather than go looking for flights via a competitor.

Flying with flexibility

Flexibility provides more opportunities for saving. For our Sydney-London return example we found one-way flights from $736 (via Japan Airlines) and $1,797 (via SWISS and ANA) totalling $2,533. Compared to the Qatar return airfare, you save 6%. Of course, that's if you don't mind an extra stopover.

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Consider all your options and fly smarter. You can find savings on flights and compare prices for yourself with Skyscanner.


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