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Flights of the Week: Worldwide, South Africa and the Cook Islands

Posted: 4 May 2018 1:22 pm

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

$35: One-way domestic and international flights

Fly Jetstar when you book via Skyscanner here.

Jetstar is celebrating its birthday with a huge sale to a slew of destinations worldwide.

Domestic fares start from just $35 each way for travel between Adelaide and Melbourne and international routes include Darwin to Singapore from $105, Perth to Bali from $135, Melbourne to Christchurch from $135 and Sydney to Ho Chi Minh City from $189.

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

Dates: 23 May to 27 February 2019.
More information: Jetstar birthday sale.

We love these flights because:

  • Travel dates cover a wide range of seasons.
  • Australia Day and the Queen's Birthday in October are on sale too.

$1,199: Return fares to South Africa

Fly Qantas when you book via Skyscanner

Sale fares to South Africa are usually few and far between making us particularly excited about these flights.

Flights from Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth or Sydney to Johannesburg are all on sale for $1,199 return.

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

Dates: May to November and January to April 2019.
More information: Qantas South Africa sale.

We love these flights because:

  • These are some of the cheapest fares we've seen in a while.
  • A wide variety of travel dates so you can take your pick of beach weather or cooler weather for wildlife spotting.
  • There is one low price for all departure cities.

$499: Return flights to Cook Islands

Fly Virgin Australia when you book via Flight Centre.

It’s time to make your tropical island dreams come true with these discounted fares to Cook islands for less than $500 return. Flights are available from either Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane for $499.

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

Dates: 9 May to 27 June, 20 July to 17 September and 19 October to 8 December 2018.
More information: Virgin Australia Cook Islands sale.

We love these flights because:

  • You can escape from the winter cold to the Cook Islands’ dry season with an average temperature of 26°C.
  • These are some of the cheapest flights we've seen in quite a while.
  • A huge range of travel dates is on offer and some public holidays are still available.

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