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Flights of the Week: Asia, South Pacific, Europe

Posted: 13 July 2018 11:42 am

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$99: Asia flights on AirAsia

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To celebrate the launch of international flights out of Melbourne Avalon Airport, AirAsia is hosting a sale on fares into Asia.

Sample fares include Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur from $99, Melbourne to Bangkok from $154, Melbourne to Singapore from $140, Melbourne to Phuket from $147 and Melbourne to Male (Maldives) from $201.

Prices are one-way and do not include checked baggage, meals and entertainment.

Travel dates: 4 December 2018 - 13 August 2019.
Sale ends: Midnight 15 July, unless sold out prior.

We love these flights because:

  • These are the cheapest fares to Kuala Lumpur we've ever seen with AirAsia.
  • Flights are available during the peak Christmas season.
  • These are the first international flights out of Avalon Airport, giving Melbourneans a new hub to travel internationally from.

$279: Fares to the South Pacific Islands on Virgin Australia

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Kiss the sunshine with flights to Virgin Australia's popular island getaways on sale. Fares include Sydney to Fiji from $279, Brisbane to Fiji from $289, Sydney to Tonga from $309 and Melbourne to Fiji from $329.

Flights are each way and include checked baggage, meals or entertainment.

Travel dates: 5 August 2018 - 1 April 2019, excluding peak dates.
Sale ends: Midnight 17 July 2018 unless sold out prior.

We love these flights because:

  • Wide variety of travel dates, including the Australian winter.
  • You can earn Velocity Points for your journey.
  • Tick paradises such as Tonga, Samoa, Fiji, Vanuatu and Rarotonga off your bucket list.

$990: Return flights to Europe on Qatar

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Discover Europe this autumn with flights across the continent from $990 return. Sample fares are Perth to Dublin from $990, Melbourne to Barcelona from $1,095, Sydney to Paris from $1,160 and Brisbane to Athens from $1,160.

Flights are round trip and include checked baggage, meals and entertainment.

Travel dates: 1 October - 30 November 2018, 21 January - 31 March 2019.
Sale ends: 20 July 2018 unless sold out prior.

We love these flights because:

  • These are some of the cheapest Qatar Airways fares to Europe we've ever seen.
  • Shoulder season flights prior to or after Christmas are available to book.
  • Chance to build points via the OneWorld alliance.

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