Our picks of the best Click Frenzy Travel deals to steal you away
Scoop up big bargains in this flash 24-hour frenzy.
The annual Click Frenzy Travel sale has kicked off with a bang, running from 7pm 21 August until 7pm 22 August 2018, and featuring travel bargains by the bucket full.
It's time to whip out those credit cards and submit your annual leave.
All up, you can save big with over 60 travel retailers including airlines such as Cathay Pacific and Virgin Australia, hotel chains such as Mantra and Travelodge, online travel agents such as Flight Centre and Helloworld, and tour companies such as Contiki and G Adventures.
There's a lot to get through and not a lot of time, so we've pulled out the most impressive deals of the bunch to start you on your way to your next holiday. Or holidays... because at these prices, you'll be able to travel that much further for that much less.
Up to 40% off plus an extra 10% off hotels.com bookings
What could be better than a travel discount? Two travel discounts! Competitively priced hotels.com has a select number of stays at 40% off and if you use its special Click Frenzy Travel promo code, you'll score an extra 10% off that.
Up to 50% off stays? Yes, please!
20% off Cathay Pacific flights
We didn't think a 5-star airline like Cathay Pacific would drop this low but even we can be surprised.
Economy seats are down 20% while premium economy is down 10% using the code from this sale. This is across select Asia and Europe flights and destinations and for travel from 22 August 2018 until 31 May 2019.
The catch? It's limited to only the first 1,000 bookings.
Up to 45% off Virgin Australia flights
Select domestic and international flight routes and dates have been heavily discounted across Virgin Australia's entire network.
Flights include Sydney-Ballina Byron from $65, Melbourne-Sydney from $95 and Brisbane, Melbourne or Sydney flights to Christchurch from $189. Flights to Los Angeles are also on sale from $1,059 return.
Don't forget to add your Velocity Frequent Flyer card number if you have it to earn well-deserved points and status credits for less with this sale.
Up to 30% off tours booked via STA Travel
Experts in student, youth and cheap travel, STA Travel is stoking the fire for adventure travellers with discounts of up to 30% on G Adventures, Contiki and Busabout tours. Top deals include the following:
- 30-day Indochina Discovery with G Adventures: It was $3,169 and is now $2,219
- 9-day Japan Express tour with G Adventures: It was $3,204 and is now $2,243
- 26-day Grand Southern USA tour with Contiki: It was $6,525 and is now $5,220
- 15-day Ultimate Balkan Adventure tour with Busabout: It was $1,779 and is now $1,423
20% off Europcar hire
Bag 20% off the base rate on your next big car trip when you hire your four wheels with Europcar.
There's no minimum for hire days making weekend or even day trips a cheap escape.
You need to make a reservation by 7pm 22 August though you don't have to take your hire until 31 March 2019. Blackout dates apply and hire is available in Australia and New Zealand only.
Up to 25% off TFE hotels
Stay a night (or two or three) in a TFE hotel for a quarter less. Chains under the TFE brand included in the sale are TFE, TFE Hotels Collection, Adina, Travelodge, Vibe and Rendezvous.
Bookings are being taken until 22 August and you must take your stay before 22 August 2019. This includes peak Christmas and Easter dates, though these are likely to be the first to be booked out. In other words, get in first.
10% off economy and business flights with Qatar
It might have been kicked off its number one spot as the World's Best Airline at the Skytrax Airline Awards this year, but it's still up there as one of the best.
If you've never experienced quality service in the air before, the 5-star airline is giving you the chance to book economy and business class flights for 10% less.
The best bit? You don't have to rush your purchase as this sale runs beyond the 24-hour frenzy, ending on 30 August 2018.