Flights of the Week: Italy, Australia and Thailand

Posted: 1 November 2019 5:55 pm

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$959: Jet set to Italy with Etihad

Etihad is offering a $959 return flight from Sydney and Melbourne to Italy. To grab the cheapest airfares, look to book in November and early December this year.

At this price, you'll be assured a 5-star service that includes checked luggage, meals and in-flight entertainment.

But you'll have to be quick, these prices aren't a part of any specific sale so they'll only be available until sold out.

  • Sale ends: When tickets sell out
  • Dates: November to December
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We love these flights because:

  • You'll earn 0.25 to 4 Velocity Points per mile
  • Full-price flights average at $1,780 return, making this a steal
  • You get to experience Italy without the peak-season crowds

Cartwheeling on the beach

$35: Jetstar Australian Flight Frenzy

Travel from Melbourne to Sydney or from Sydney to Ballina Byron for just $35 each way. Buy flights from Melbourne to Adelaide from $36, Sydney-Gold Coast from $39 and Brisbane-Newcastle from $42. Tickets from Adelaide to Perth come in at the highest price starting from $95.

Travel periods run from 25 November 2019 until 7 April 2020. Some travel dates vary per route and only some peak-season dates are available.

  • Sale ends: 5 November 2019 11:59pm
  • Dates: 25 November to 7 April 2020
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We love these flights because:

  • Not your typical Friday Fare Frenzy, this flash sale runs for 5 days
  • Destinations are Australia-wide
  • They've come just in time for any last-minute weekend getaways

Thailand beach

$281: Take off to Thailand on AirAsiaX

Fly to the beautiful island of Krabi with AirAsiaX for under $300 return. In other words: bargain.

Flights take off from Perth starting from $281 return and include one stopover in Kuala Lumpur. If you're flying out of Melbourne you can get return fares for $386 and from Darwin you can get return fares starting from $288 in late February.

Airfares are cheapest in late March and early April 2020.

  • Sale ends: When tickets sell out
  • Dates: March to April
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We love these flights because:

  • Large frequent flyer scheme via BIG Points
  • Thailand has good weather year-round, with the best time to visit being from November to April
  • Your typical low-cost flight on this route usually costs $350-$400

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