Latest flight deals available in Australia in May 2021

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 London, Singapore or New York or you're staying closer to home and need a ticket to Melbourne, Sydney or Perth, we should have just what you're looking for.

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Virgin Australia Virgin Australia

Up to 50% off: Flights from $55 each way

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Kayak Kayak

Domestic flights from $55 each way with Rex

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Air New Zealand Air New Zealand

Flights to New Zealand from $533 return

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Skyscanner Skyscanner

Up to 50% off: Qantas flights from $70 each way

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Cheap Flights Cheap Flights

New Zealand flights from $264 return

Available from May - December 2021 to Queenstown, Wellington, Christchurch and more. Sample fare is Gold Coast-Auckland.

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Kayak Kayak

Up to 50% off Australia flights with Qantas

Available on flights from April - September 2021. Destinations include Sydney, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Launceston, Hobart, Cairns, Darwin, Broome, Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and more. T&Cs apply.

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Skyscanner Skyscanner

Up to 50% off: Qantas flights from $70 each way

Available on flights from April - September 2021 to destinations including Sydney, Gold Coast, Adelaide, Launceston, Canberra, Darwin, Broome, Perth and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Launceston.

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Virgin Australia Virgin Australia

Up to 50% off: Flights from $55 each way

Available on flights from April - September 2021. Destinations include Hobart, Sunshine Coast, Sydney, Gold Coast, Cairns, Adelaide, Canberra, Brisbane, Perth and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Launceston. T&Cs apply.

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Skyscanner Skyscanner

Jetstar sale: Australia-wide flights from $32 each way

Available on flights from April - September 2021 to Launceston, Gold Coast, Hobart, Adelaide, Whitsundays, Townsville, Hamilton Island, Darwin, Uluru and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Adelaide. T&Cs apply.

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Kayak Kayak

Domestic flights from $55 each way with Rex

Available on flights from April - September 2021 to Adelaide, Kangaroo Island, Burnie and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Gold Coast. T&Cs apply.

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Air New Zealand Air New Zealand

Flights to New Zealand from $533 return

Available on flights until December 2021 to Auckland, Wellington, Queenstown, Dunedin and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Christchurch. Other flights depart from Sydney, Brisbane and more.

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Skyscanner Skyscanner

Flights between Sydney and Melbourne from $39 each way

Available on Rex Airline select flights in 2021.

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Cheap Flights Cheap Flights

Australia flights from $55 return

Available on select 2021 flights to Ballina, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Launceston, Adelaide and more. Sample fares are Melbourne-Sydney.

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Virgin Australia Virgin Australia

Australia-wide flights from $79 each way

Available on flights from May 2021 - March 2022 to Townsville, Adelaide, Canberra, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Perth, Hobart and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Ballina. T&Cs apply.

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Virgin Australia Virgin Australia

Flights to Auckland from $100 each way

Available on select travel dates. Sample fare departs from Brisbane. Other flights depart from Gold Coast, Sydney and more. T&Cs apply.

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Skyscanner Skyscanner

Asia flights from $307 return

Available on select travel dates in 2021 and 2022 to Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Maldives and more. Sample fare is Perth-Bali with AirAsia and Jetstar.

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Skyscanner Skyscanner

Flights to Launceston from $81 return

Available on flights until December 2021 departing from Sydney, Brisbane and more. Sample fare departs from Melbourne with Jetstar. Other airlines include Virgin Australia from $100 and more.

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Skyscanner Skyscanner

Flights to Fiji from $486 return

Available on flights until December 2021 departing from Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Nadi with Jetstar. Other airline includes Fiji Airways from $597 and more.

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Skyscanner Skyscanner

Flights to New Zealand from $285 return

Available on flights until December 2021 to Queenstown, Wellington, Dunedin and more. Sample fare is Gold Coast-Auckland with Jetstar. Other airline includes Air New Zealand from $563 and more.

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Skyscanner Skyscanner

Flights to Cook Islands from $863 return

Available on flights until April 2022 departing from Melbourne, Brisbane and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Rarotonga with Air New Zealand.

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Priceline.com Priceline.com

Get 10% off your next trip

Sign up your email address to get an instant 10% off coupon for your next trip.

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Kayak Kayak

Whitsunday flights from $159 return

Available on flights from May - October 2021 departing from Sydney, Melbourne and more. Sample fare departs from Brisbane with Jetstar.

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Kayak Kayak

Flights to Fiji from $554 return

Available on flights from July - November 2021 to Suva and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Nadi with Fiji Airways.

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Kayak Kayak

Asia flights from $583 return

Available on flights from June - November 2021 to Tokyo, Bangkok, Bali and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Singapore with Cebu Pacific.

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Kayak Kayak

Europe flights from $1,240 return

Available on flights from July 2021 - March 2022 to Paris, Greece and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-London. Other airlines include British Airways from $1,259, Etihad, Qantas and more.

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Kayak Kayak

Singapore flights from $555 return

Available on flights from August 2021 - January 2022 departing from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and more. Sample fare departs from Perth with Malindo Air. Other airlines include Cebu Pacific from $583 and more.

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Kayak Kayak

New Zealand flights from $293 return

Available on flights from May - August 2021 to Christchurch, Queenstown, Wellington and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Auckland with Jetstar.

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OneTravel OneTravel

Up to USD$35 off flights with code

Available on flights bookings up to 7 passengers to beach destinations including Hawaii, Cancun and more. T&Cs apply.

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OneTravel OneTravel

Up to USD$27 off flights

Available on flights bookings up to 3 passengers when you use the code. Destinations include USA and more. T&Cs apply.

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Cheap Flights Cheap Flights

Melbourne flights from $58 return

Available for flights from 28-30 May 2021. Sample price is Sydney-Melbourne.

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Etihad Airways Etihad Airways

International flights from $1,018 each way

Available on flights from 15 May - 30 November 2021 to Greece, Turkey, London and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Istanbul.

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Virgin Australia Virgin Australia

Flights to Brisbane from $95 each way

Available on flights until November 2021 departing from Sydney, Newcastle, Cairns and more. Sample fare departs from Proserpine. T&Cs apply.

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Virgin Australia Virgin Australia

Flights to Perth from $145 each way

Available on flights until September 2021 departing from Broome, Melbourne, Sydney and more. Sample fare departs from Adelaide. T&Cs apply.

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Virgin Australia Virgin Australia

Flights to Hobart from $89 each way

Available on flights until November 2021 departing from Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra and more. Sample fare departs from Melbourne. T&Cs apply.

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Virgin Australia Virgin Australia

Flights to Adelaide from $70 each way

Available on flights until December 2021 departing from Sydney, Gold Coast, Perth and more. Sample fare departs from Melbourne. T&Cs apply.

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Virgin Australia Virgin Australia

Flights to Canberra from $123 each way

Available on flights until September 2021 departing from Melbourne, Gold Coast and more. Sample fare departs from Adelaide. T&Cs apply.

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Virgin Australia Virgin Australia

Western Australia flights from $199 each way

Available on select dates until November 2021 Perth, Broome and Kununurra. Plus get flexible dates on flights until 31 January 2022. T&Cs apply.

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Trip.com Trip.com

Up to 50% off Australia flights

Available on select travel dates 30 September 2021 with Qantas, Virgin Australia, Jetstar, Rex and Fly Pelican. Destinations include Sydney, Cairns, Brome, Hamilton Island, Hobart, Launceston, Perth, Darwin and more. T&Cs apply.

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Qatar Airways Qatar Airways

Up to 12% off international flights

Available on flights until 31 January 2022 when you pay with PayPal. Destinations include Africa, London, Paris, Athens, Beirut, Doha and more. T&Cs apply.

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Virgin Australia Virgin Australia

Queenstown flights from $259 each way

Available on flights from September 2021 - January 2022 departing from Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide and more. Sample fare departs from Melbourne. T&Cs apply.

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Kiwi.com Kiwi.com

Get EUR€10 off flights with code

Available on select travel dates when you spend a minimum of EUR€100. Destinations include Australia, New Zealand and more.

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Kiwi.com Kiwi.com

Get EUR€20 off flights with code

Available on select travel dates when you spend a minimum of EUR€200. Destinations include Australia, New Zealand and more.

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Kiwi.com Kiwi.com

Get a EUR€20 voucher for your next trip

Subscribe your email address to Kiwi.com's newsletter and receive a EUR€20 voucher for your next trip.

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Trip.com Trip.com

Domestic flights from $46 each way

Available on select flight until 30 September 2021 with Qantas, Virgin Australia, Jetstar and Rex. Destinations include Gold Coast, Sydney, Darwin, Launceston, Broome, Sydney, Perth and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Launceston. T&Cs apply.

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Trip.com Trip.com

Flights to New Zealand from $301 each way

Available on select travel dates to Auckland, Wellington, Queenstown and more. Sample fare is Brisbane-Christchurch with Air New Zealand. Other airline includes Qantas Airways from $341. T&Cs apply.

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Etihad Airways Etihad Airways

Get complimentary stopover in Abu Dhabi on flights

Get free stopover in Abu Dhabi for up to two consecutive nights or complimentary access to T1 Business Lounge when you book flights to India or Pakistan travelling until 31 December 2021. T&Cs apply

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OneTravel OneTravel

Up to USD$30 off flight fees

Available on select travel dates when you use the code. T&Cs apply

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Etihad Airways Etihad Airways

Up to 10% off flights + extra checked baggage

Available on flights until 30 June 2022 exclusive for students. Destinations include Dublin, Paris, Ireland, Abu Dhabi and more. T&Cs apply.

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Qatar Airways Qatar Airways

Up to 45% off flights for students

Join and become a member of Student club and receive promo codes on flights. Available for students who are in university or college and aged 18-30. Destinations include London, Paris, Auckland, Canada and more. T&Cs apply.

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Priceline.com Priceline.com

Up to 50% off worldwide flights

Available on select dates when you book Express Deals. Destination include Australia, New Zealand, Canada, USA and more. T&Cs apply.

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Hotwire Hotwire

Save up to 40% off flights

Book a flight with Hotwire for up to 40% off the regular price. Destinations include USA, Canada and more.

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Cheap air Cheap air

Europe flights from USD$1,662 return

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

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Cheap O Air Cheap O Air

Up to USD$30 off flight fees

Available on select travel dates when you use the code. Destinations include Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and more. T&Cs apply.

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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:

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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.

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