Rex Airlines $59 flights restart competition with Virgin Australia, Jetstar
Grab your tickets and enjoy cheap Christmas travel.
TL;DR: What's the deal with this flight sale?
Cheapest flight available:
15 November 2021 to 30 April 2022
The first Rex Airlines flights returned to the skies on Monday and Rex is back doing what it does best: Shaking things up.
As it restarted its domestic network (having paused in July due to COVID-19 impacts), Rex announced new Brisbane to Melbourne flights from $79 one way with no blackout dates.
Today it announced it will also start flying from Sydney to Brisbane from $69 one way.
Like other fares announced so far as part of its "Reconnect sale", there are no Christmas holiday blackout dates on the new Brisbane routes.
Other routes already on sale include:
- Adelaide to Melbourne from $59 one way
- Melbourne to Canberra from $69 one way
- Sydney to Melbourne from $69 one way
Travel dates are between 15 November 2021 to 30 April 2022. Don't forget! That's with no Christmas blackout dates on any of the routes on sale.
- Ready to grab your tickets? Head on over to KAYAK to compare and book.
"Today's announcement yet again demonstrates our determination to grow our domestic network and provide consumers with safe, reliable and affordable air travel," said Rex Deputy Chairman, John Sharp.
How good are these Rex sale fares?
Rex has now completed the "Golden Triangle" (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane) which should make things interesting as domestic travel continues to ramp up. Virgin Australia has already made the move to match the prices.
Comparing Sydney to Brisbane fares for December on KAYAK, we found Virgin Australia flights for $61. While you might save $8 and earn some Velocity Points, Rex flights are full-service so you get more value for your money.
The Rex Reconnect sale is available until 11:59pm AEDT 30 November 2021, unless sold out prior.
These fares at a glance
- Great flexibility: Rex is the only airline that offers customers a COVID Refund Guarantee. This offers customers a full refund if their plans are impacted by COVID-19. This includes any travel restrictions and border closures.
- Great airline: Rex Airlines is a full-service carrier. Enjoy 23kg of checked baggage, refreshments and 7kg of carry-on included in the cost of your ticket.
- Great travel time: Don't stress – direct flights make travel times a breeze.
- Great weather: We think April is the best time to visit Brisbane as the weather is warm with little rainfall.
See the full list of fares in this Rex sale
|From||To||Travel period||Fare (each way)||Book|
|Adelaide||Melbourne||26 Nov 2021 to 30 Apr 2022||$59||Book flights|
|Melbourne||Adelaide||26 Nov 2021 to 30 Apr 2022||$59||Book flights|
|Sydney||Melbourne||15 Nov 2021 to 30 Apr 2022||$69||Book flights|
|Sydney||Brisbane||17 Dec 2021 to 30 Apr 2022||$69||Book flights|
|Brisbane||Sydney||17 Dec 2021 to 30 Apr 2022||$69||Book flights|
|Melbourne||Sydney||15 Nov 2021 to 30 Apr 2022||$69||Book flights|
|Melbourne||Canberra||15 Nov 2021 to 30 Apr 2022||$69||Book flights|
|Canberra||Melbourne||15 Nov 2021 to 30 Apr 2022||$69||Book flights|
|Melbourne||Brisbane||17 Dec 2021 to 30 Apr 2022||$79||Book flights|
|Brisbane||Melbourne||17 Dec 2021 to 30 Apr 2022||$79||Book flights|
|Canberra||Sydney||15 Nov 2021 to 30 Apr 2022||$99||Book flights|
|Sydney||Canberra||15 Nov 2021 to 30 Apr 2022||$99||Book flights|
|Sydney||Coffs Harbour||15 Nov 2021 to 30 Apr 2022||$99||Book flights|
|Coffs Harbour||Sydney||15 Nov 2021 to 30 Apr 2022||$99||Book flights|
|Sydney||Port Macquarie||15 Nov 2021 to 30 Apr 2022||$99||Book flights|
|Port Macquarie||Sydney||15 Nov 2021 to 30 Apr 2022||$99||Book flights|
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