Flights of the Week: New Zealand, Asia and Europe

Posted: 27 April 2018 4:08 pm

A weekly round-up of the best flight deals across the Internet.

$222: Return fares to New Zealand

Fly Jetstar when you book via Flight Centre.

Nab some peak season flights to New Zealand for some very small fares. Sample airfares get you from Melbourne to Christchurch for $222, Sydney to Auckland for $253 and Brisbane to Wellington from $337.

Prices are return and do not include checked baggage, meals and entertainment.

Travel dates: 14 May to 20 September 2018
More info: Jetstar New Zealand sale

We love these flights because:

  • Travel dates are during some of New Zealand’s best ski months.
  • Flights are available to five cities across both islands.
  • Some shoulder season dates are available if you want to avoid the coldest months.

$115: One-way fares to Asia

Fly Scoot when you book via Skyscanner.

Explore around Asia on the cheap with Scoot's weekly Take Off Tuesday sale. Sample airfares include Perth to Singapore from $115, the Gold Coast to Hong Kong from $189 and Melbourne to Tokyo from $319.

Flights are one-way and don’t include checked baggage, meals or entertainment.

Travel dates: 2 May and 10 September 2018
More info: Scoot's Take Off Tuesday sale

We love these flights because:

  • Companion fares mean you have an excuse to bring a friend along.
  • The lead fare is just $16 more than last year's sale.
  • Off-peak and shoulder season dates mean crowd-free sightseeing.

$1,095: Return flights to Europe

Fly Qatar Airways when you book via Qatar Airways website.

Take your pick of some less-visited destinations with these discounted fares to Europe starting from $1,095 return.

Sample fares include: Perth to Kyiv for $1,095, Melbourne to Cardiff from $1,240, Adelaide to Skopje from $1,290, Perth to Malaga from $1,370, Brisbane to Sarajevo from $1,395 and Sydney to Lisbon from $1,495.

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

Travel dates: now to 31 March 2019
More info: Qatar Europe sale

We love these flights because:

  • These are some brand new destinations for the airline.
  • You save from $262 when compared to the next cheapest airline for the route.
  • A wide range of travel dates means that you can take your pick of your favourite season.

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