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January flight sales for 2021 that will cure your wanderlust

Get ready to jet set into the new year with these awesome flight deals.

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If your New Year’s resolution is to see more of the country then you won’t have to wait long till you’re sitting on a plane on your way to a new adventure.

January is one of the best times to get a deal on a flight, and we've popped all the online flight sales we could find on this page. Don’t have your heart set on a destination yet? Then let these deals take the lead and inspire your next adventure.

Flight deals are available now:

Kayak Kayak
FLASH SALE

Australia flights from $34 each way

Available on select travel dates until December 2021 with Jetstar. Destinations include Launceston, Gold Coast, Ballina, Hobart, Adelaide, Newcastle, Brisbane and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Melbourne.

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FLASH SALE

New Zealand flights from $175 each way

Available on select travel dates until December 2021 with Jetstar. Destinations include Auckland, Christchurch, Queenstown and more. Sample fare is Gold Coast-Wellington.

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Virgin Australia Virgin Australia

Up to 50% off: Flights from $55 each way

Available on flights from April - September 2021. Destinations include Hobart, Sunshine Coast, Sydney, Gold Coast, Cairns, Adelaide, Canberra, Brisbane, Perth and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Launceston. T&Cs apply.

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Cheap Flights Cheap Flights

New Zealand flights from $353 return

Available until December 2021 to Queenstown, Wellington, Christchurch and more with Jetstar, Air New Zealand and Qantas. Sample fare is Melbourne-Auckland. T&Cs apply.

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Skyscanner Skyscanner

Jetstar sale: Australia-wide flights from $32 each way

Available on flights from April - September 2021 to Launceston, Gold Coast, Hobart, Adelaide, Whitsundays, Townsville, Hamilton Island, Darwin, Uluru and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Adelaide. T&Cs apply.

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Kayak Kayak

Up to 50% off Australia flights

Available on Qantas flights from April - September 2021. Destinations include Sydney, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Launceston, Hobart, Cairns, Darwin, Broome, Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and more. T&Cs apply.

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Qatar Airways Qatar Airways

Up to 10% off international flights with code

Available for Mastercard holders on flights from 1 November 2020 - 30 June 2021. Valid on flights departing from Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, and Canberra. T&Cs apply.

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Kiwi.com Kiwi.com
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Up to GBP£10 off flights

Available on select travel dates when you use the code. Destinations include Australia and more.

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Kiwi.com Kiwi.com
Exclusive

Up to GBP£10 off flights

Available on select travel dates when you use the code. Destinations include Australia and more.

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Skyscanner Skyscanner

Australia flights from $28 each way

Available on select flights in 2021 to Sydney, Ballina, Launceston, Gold Coast, Hobart, Cairns and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Adelaide with Jetstar. Other airlines include Rex Airlines from $42, Virgin Australia $68 and more.

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Virgin Australia Virgin Australia

Flights to Auckland from $100 each way

Available on select travel dates. Sample fare departs from Brisbane. Other flights depart from Gold Coast, Sydney and more. T&Cs apply.

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Kayak Kayak

Domestic flights from $55 each way

Available on Rex Airline flights from April - September 2021 to Adelaide, Kangaroo Island, Burnie and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Gold Coast. T&Cs apply.

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KLM KLM

Flights from Sydney from $1,524 return

Available on select travel dates to Amsterdam, London, Dublin, Rome and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Helsinki. T&Cs apply.

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Trip.com Trip.com

Up to 50% off Australia flights

Available on select travel dates 30 September 2021 with Qantas, Virgin Australia, Jetstar, Rex and Fly Pelican. Destinations include Sydney, Cairns, Brome, Hamilton Island, Hobart, Launceston, Perth, Darwin and more. T&Cs apply.

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Skyscanner Skyscanner

Australia flights from $173 return with Qantas

Available on flights from April - July 2021 to Alice Springs, Hobart, Cairns and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Sunshine Coast.

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Skyscanner Skyscanner

Rex Airlines flights from $81 return

Available on flights from April - July 2021 to Melbourne and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Gold Coast.

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Skyscanner Skyscanner

Virgin Australia flights from $117 return

Available on flights from May - July 2021 to Ballina, Melbourne, Cairns and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Gold Coast.

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Skyscanner Skyscanner

Flights to United Kingdom from $1,026 return

Available on select flight dates to Manchester, Edinburgh and more. Sample fare is Perth-London with Philippine Airlines.

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Skyscanner Skyscanner

Flights to USA from $484 return

Available on select flight dates to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Hawaii, New York, Las Vegas and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Honolulu with Jetstar.

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Skyscanner Skyscanner

Flights to Singapore from $356 return

Available on select flight dates departing from Darwin, Sydney, Brisbane and more. Sample fare departs from Perth with Jetstar.

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Qatar Airways Qatar Airways

Up to 12% off international flights

Available on flights until 31 January 2022 when you pay with PayPal. Destinations include Africa, London, Paris, Athens, Beirut, Doha and more. T&Cs apply.

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I Want That Flight I Want That Flight

Flights to New Zealand from $275 return

Available on select flights in 2021. Sample fare is Melbourne-Auckland with Jetstar. Destinations include Christchurch, Queenstown, Wellington, Dunedin and more.

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Flights within Australia from $32 each way

Available on select flights in 2021. Sample fare is Melbourne-Adelaide with Jetstar. Destinations include Sydney, Gold Coast, Ballina, Launceston, Newcastle, Cairns, Townsville and more.

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Momondo Momondo

Auckland flights from $284 return

Available on Jetstar flights from July - October 2021 departing Sydney, Hobart, Brisbane and more. Sample fare depart from Melbourne.

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Virgin Australia Virgin Australia

Wellington flights from $630 return

Available on flights from November 2021 - January 2022 departing from Melbourne, Sydney, Gold Coast and more. Sample fare departs from Brisbane. T&Cs apply.

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Virgin Australia Virgin Australia

Queenstown flights from $259 each way

Available on flights from September 2021 - January 2022 departing from Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide and more. Sample fare departs from Melbourne. T&Cs apply.

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Virgin Australia Virgin Australia

Christchurch flights from $481 return

Available on flights from November - December 2021 departing from Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide and more. Sample fare departs from Melbourne.

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Momondo Momondo

Flights to New Zealand from $315 return

Available on Jetstar flights until October 2021 to Queenstown, Wellington and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Auckland.

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Skyscanner Skyscanner

New Zealand flights from $275 return

Available on select travel dates to Christchurch, Wellington, Queenstown and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Auckland with Jetstar. Other airlines include Air New Zealand from $543 and more. T&Cs apply.

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SmartFares SmartFares

Up to 15% off flights with code

Available on select travel dates to Americas, Asia, Europe, Africa, Australia and more. T&Cs apply.

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SmartFares SmartFares

Up to 25% off business class flights

Available on select travel dates to USA and more. T&Cs apply.

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SmartFares SmartFares

Up to 20% off booking with code

Available on select travel dates for seniors. Destinations include USA and more. T&Cs may apply.

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Kiwi.com Kiwi.com

Get EUR€10 off flights with code

Available on select travel dates when you spend a minimum of EUR€100. Destinations include Australia, New Zealand and more.

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Kiwi.com Kiwi.com

Get EUR€20 off flights with code

Available on select travel dates when you spend a minimum of EUR€200. Destinations include Australia, New Zealand and more.

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Kiwi.com Kiwi.com

Get a EUR€20 voucher for your next trip

Subscribe your email address to Kiwi.com's newsletter and receive a EUR€20 voucher for your next trip.

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Skyscanner Skyscanner

Flights to Fiji from $570 return

Available on select travel dates in 2021 with Fiji Airways. Sample fare is Sydney-Nadi. T&Cs apply.

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Etihad Airways Etihad Airways

Up to 50% off flight seats

Book your seat in advance and get 50% off discount. Available on flights until 10 May 2021. T&Cs apply.

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Etihad Airways Etihad Airways

Up to 15% off lounge access

Get 15% off access to Abu Dhabi airport lounges when you book flights travelling until 10 May 2021. T&Cs apply.

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Etihad Airways Etihad Airways

Up to 25% off cabin upgrades

Get 25% off when you upgrade your flight to First and Business class. Available for travel until 10 May 2021. T&Cs apply.

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Skyscanner Skyscanner

International lights from $1,159 each way with Emirates

Available on select flights until June 2021 to Paris, Dublin, India and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Dubai. T&Cs apply.

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Frequently asked questions about flight sales

How to find the best flight deals

  • Be flexible: Let the sale dates and destinations choose your next getaway spot. The more flexible you are in terms of when you can travel and which routes are discounted, the cheaper you'll be able to fly for.
  • Pack light: Budget airlines usually don't include bags with base fares, and if you're scoring a cheap domestic flight, it can often add up to an extra 50% or more on top of your ticket. Carry-on bags are free and allow you to bring up to 7kg on board with you.
  • Set up a price alert: If you know the exact destination you want to fly to, set up a price alert with Skyscanner or Kayak. If there is a price drop on your selected flight route, an email will be sent directly to your email to inform you. See our recommendation for the best places to travel to in January.
  • Give up additional baggage, entertainment and in-flight meals: If you have found a good deal with a budget airline, chances are bags, entertainment and meals are not included in the base fare. and meals are not this flight does not include checked baggage, meals and entertainment at the price you initially see it for. To save money, bring your own food onto the flight and try to fit your belongings into the 7kg carry-on. Depending on the airline and destination you are travelling to, costs can add up when purchasing additional extras.

Which companies are offering flight deals in January 2020?

  • Jetstar. Take a trip to Bali with Jetstar flights from $279 return.
  • Virgin Australia. Secure return flights to the United States from $999.
  • Qatar Airways. Add Europe to your bucket list in 2020 and get flights from $1,109.
  • Air New Zealand. Visit Australia's neighbour with flights to New Zealand from $334 return.


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