Latest flight deals available in Australia in October 2021

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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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International flights from $99 each way with Jetstar

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Domestic flights from $28 each way

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South East Asia flights from $202 return

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Flights within Australia from $49 each way

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All of our available flight deals

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Domestic flights from $28 each way

Verified Yesterday Expires 2 Nov 2021
Available from October 2021 – March 2022. Destinations include Gold Coast, Cairns, Brisbane, Perth and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Sydney with Jetstar. Other airlines include Virgin Australia from $48 and more.
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South East Asia flights from $202 return

Verified Yesterday Expires 30 Oct 2021
Available on select flight dates in 2022 with Jetstar. Destinations include Vietnam, Singapore, Thailand and more. Sample fare is Perth-Bali.
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Hawaii flights from $329 return

Verified Yesterday Expires 30 Oct 2021
Available on flights from 27 April – 22 June 2022 and 13 July – 14 September 2022 departing from Melbourne with Jetstar. T&Cs apply.
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International flights from $99 each way with Jetstar

Verified 2 days ago Expires 30 Oct 2021
Available on flights from 10 January - 15 September 2022 to destinations including Thailand, Singapore, New Zealand, Fiji, Japan and more. Sample fare is Perth-Bali.
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Flights within Australia from $49 each way

Verified 2 days ago Expires 1 Nov 2021
Available on select flights until 22 June 2022. Destinations include Alice Springs, Brisbane, Cairns, Canberra, Darwin and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Coffs Harbour and Ballina. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 50% off domestic flights

Expires 30 Nov 2021
Available on flights from October – November 2021. Destinations include Hamilton Island, Cairns, Adelaide, Sunshine Coast, Sydney, Gold Coast and more. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 50% off Australia-wide flights

Expires 29 Nov 2021
Available on select flights in 2021 to Gold Coast, Launceston, Hobart, Adelaide, Cairns, Darwin, Broome, Perth, Canberra, Alice Springs and more.
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Scoot flights from $149 each way

Verified Today Expires 4 Nov 2021
Available on flights from October – November 2021. Sample fare is Melbourne-Singapore. Other flights depart from Sydney and Perth.
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Australia-wide flights from $60 return

Verified Today Expires 10 Nov 2021
Available on flights until December 2021 to Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Hobart, Adelaide, Launceston and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Melbourne with Jetstar.
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Flights to Thailand from $273 return

Verified Yesterday Expires 9 Nov 2021
Available on select flight dates until December 2022. Destinations include Bangkok, Krabi, Koh Samui and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Phuket with Jetstar.
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Bali flights from $153 each way

Verified Yesterday Expires 9 Nov 2021
Available on select dates from April – August 2022. Sample fare is Darwin-Denpasar with Jetstar. Other flights depart from Perth and more.
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Flights to Fiji from $183 each way

Verified Yesterday Expires 9 Nov 2021
Available for travel from December 2021 – April 2022. Sample fare is Sydney-Nadi with Jetstar. Other flights airlines include Virgin Australia from $244, Fiji Airways from $237 and more.
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New Zealand flights from $262 return

Verified Yesterday Expires 9 Nov 2021
Available from December 2021 – April 2022 to destinations including Christchurch, Wellington and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Auckland with Jetstar.
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Sydney to Bali flights from $349 return

Verified Yesterday Expires 30 Oct 2021
Available on select flight dates from 1 February – 20 September 2022 with Jetstar. T&Cs apply.
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Rex Airlines flights from $69 each way

Verified 2 days ago Expires 14 Nov 2021
Available on flights from 15 November 2021 – 30 April 2022. Destinations include Canberra, Port Macquarie, Coffs Harbour and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Melbourne.
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Flights within Australia from $57 return

Expires 27 Oct 2021
Available on flights until February 2022. Sample fare is Melbourne-Sydney. Destinations include Gold Coast, Ballina, Adelaide, Hobart and more.
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New Zealand flights from $340 return

Expires 30 Dec 2021
Available on flights from 20 January – 31 March 2022. Destinations include Christchurch, Queenstown and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Auckland with Jetstar.
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Queensland flights from $75 each way

Expires 31 Oct 2021
Available from 17 October – 11 December 2021 on flights to Hamilton, Brisbane, Cairns, Townsville and Proserpine. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 50% off Qantas flights

Expires 30 Nov 2021
Available on flights from October – November 2021 to destinations including Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Hobart, Adelaide, Hamilton Island, Cairns, Darwin, Broome and more.
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Australia flights from $59 each way

Expires 2 Nov 2021
Available on flights from October 2021 – June 2022. Destinations include Adelaide, Melbourne, Launceston, Canberra, Gold Coast, Darwin, Cairns, Perth and more. Sample fare is Ballina-Sydney. T&Cs apply.
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Victoria flights from $40 each way

Expires 31 Oct 2021
Available on flights from October 2021 – January 2022. Sample fare is Sydney-Melbourne with Jetstar. Other destinations include Bendigo, Tullamarine, Albury, Mildura, Mount Gambier and more.
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Up to 50% off: Flights with Jetstar from $46 each way

Expires 30 Nov 2021
Available on flights until 30 November 2021. Destinations include Launceston, Sydney, Sunshine Coast, Hobart, Townsville, Darwin, Newcastle, Uluru and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Adelaide.
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International flights from $959 each way

Verified Today Expires 16 Nov 2021
Available for travel from 19 October – 30 November 2021. Destinations include London, Manchester, Athens, Johannesburg, Los Angeles, New York and more. Sample fare is Perth-Paris.
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Worldwide flights from $1,565 return

Verified Today Expires 10 Nov 2021
Available on flights from November 2021 – March 2022. Destinations include London, Manchester and more. Sample fare is Brisbane-Barcelona.
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Philippine flights from $1,082 return

Verified Today Expires 10 Nov 2021
Available on flights from October 2021 – January 2022. Sample fare is Sydney-Manila with Malaysia Airlines.
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Flights to Japan from $775 return

Verified Today Expires 10 Nov 2021
Available for travel from November 2021 – January 2022. Sample fare is Sydney-Narita with Fiji Airways.
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India flights from $1,107 return

Verified Today Expires 10 Nov 2021
Available for travel from November 2021 – January 2022. Destinations include Mumbai, Hyderabad and more. Sample fare is Sydney-New Delhi.
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Vanuatu flights from $662 return

Verified Today Expires 10 Nov 2021
Available from December 2021 – July 2022. Sample fare is Sydney-Port Vila with Fiji Airways.
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South Africa flights from $1,371 return

Verified Today Expires 10 Nov 2021
Available on flights until November 2021. Destinations include Cape Town, Durban and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Johannesburg with Emirates.
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International flights from $1,255 return

Verified Today Expires 1 Nov 2021
Available for travel from 24 October 2021 – 30 June 2022. Destinations include Athens, Dublin and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Dubai. T&Cs apply.
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Flights to Croatia from $1,110 return

Verified Yesterday Expires 9 Nov 2021
Available on select dates from July – September 2022. Sample fare is Melbourne-Dubrovnik.
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Greece flights from $959 return

Verified Yesterday Expires 9 Nov 2021
Available from November 2021 – March 2022. Destinations include Thessaloniki, Mykonos and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Athens.
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Maldives flights from $961 return

Verified Yesterday Expires 9 Nov 2021
Available on flights from March – July 2022. Sample fare is Melbourne-Male with Singapore Airlines.
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Flights to United Kingdom from $853 return

Verified Yesterday Expires 12 Nov 2021
Available on select flights until 2022. Destinations include Manchester, Edinburgh and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-London.
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Flights to Hawaii from $294 return

Verified Yesterday Expires 9 Nov 2021
Available from April - September 2022. Sample fare is Melbourne-Honolulu with Jetstar.
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Phuket flights from $273 return

Verified Yesterday Expires 9 Nov 2021
Available for travel from January - July 2022. Sample fare departs from Sydney with Jetstar. Other flights depart from Melbourne and more.
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Asia flights from $420 return

Verified Yesterday Expires 9 Nov 2021
Available on flights from November 2021 – May 2022 to destinations including Singapore, Philippines, Colombo, Thailand, India and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Bangkok with Scoot.
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New Zealand and South Pacific flights from $275 return

Verified Yesterday Expires 29 Oct 2021
Available on select Jetstar flights from 24 January – 31 August 2022. Destinations include Christchurch, Queenstown, Fiji and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Auckland.
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Bali flights from $301 return

Verified 2 days ago Expires 29 Nov 2021
Available on flights from 20 April – 31 August 2022 departing from Brisbane, Sydney and more. Sample fare departs from Darwin with Jetstar.
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Canada flights from $1,855 return

Verified 2 days ago Expires 29 Oct 2021
Available for travel from August - September 2022. Sample fare is Melbourne-Vancouver with Fiji Airways. Other flights depart from Sydney and more.
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Thailand flights from $896 return

Verified 2 days ago Expires 30 Oct 2021
Available on flights from February – June 2022. Sample fare is Darwin-Koh Samui with Singapore Airlines. Other destinations include Bangkok and more.
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Europe flights from $1,354 return

Verified 2 days ago Expires 30 Oct 2021
Available on select travel dates from January - May 2022. Destinations include Amsterdam, London, Rome, Paris and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Barcelona with British Airways.
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Flights to Australia from $241 each way

Verified 2 days ago Expires 8 Nov 2021
Available on Scoot connecting flights via Singapore from October – November 2021. Sample fare is Kuala Lumpur-Melbourne. Other flights depart from Hong Kong, Bangkok and more.
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Singapore flight from $349 each way

Expires 11 Nov 2021
Available from November 2021 – April 2022. Sample fare departs from Sydney with Scoot.
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Bali flights from $586 return

Expires 4 Nov 2021
Available on flights from March – June 2022. Sample fare departs from Sydney with Jetstar. Other airlines include Virgin Australia from $639 and more.
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Flights to Fiji from $207 each way

Expires 4 Nov 2021
Available from December 2021 – April 2022 on flights departing from Melbourne and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Nadi with Jetstar.
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Get $10 off flights to Maui

Expires 8 Nov 2021
Available on select flight dates when you use the code. T&Cs apply.
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New Zealand flights from $256 return

Expires 3 Nov 2021
Available on flights from January – June 2022. Destinations include Christchurch, Wellington and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Auckland with Jetstar.
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Up to 50% off Australia flights

Expires 30 Nov 2021
Available on select travel dates until 30 November 2021 with Qantas, Virgin Australia, Jetstar, Rex and Fly Pelican. Destinations include Sydney, Cairns, Broome, Hamilton Island, Hobart, Launceston, Perth, Darwin and more. T&Cs apply.
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Air Canada flights from $2,000 return

Expires 31 Oct 2021
Available for travel from January – February 2022. Destinations include New York, Toronto, Calgary and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Vancouver. 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:

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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.

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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