6 sites to book flights online all jetsetters should know about

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Booking a flight has become a complicated business with so many travel companies and airlines to choose from. If you’re unsure which to choose, take a look at our guide. We’ll help you compare and get the best deal you can.

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Flight Centre

One of the world's largest travel agency groups, Australia-based Flight Centre is most people's first source for the best price on their next trip.

  • Price-match guarantee where they'll beat any other fare by at least $1
  • Online instant chat available, or chat over the phone 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • Offers discounts if you add hotels onto your flight to create a package

Search for flights with Flight Centre


BudgetAir

A travel comparison site which offers flights to more than 9,000 destinations worldwide.

  • Members get access to special offers
  • It accepts promo codes for bigger discounts
  • Offers a secure website for purchases

Skyscanner

A leading global comparison site finding the lowest prices on flights, accommodation and car hire.

  • Works direct with more than 1,200 airlines and online travel agencies
  • Allows to search for up to six legs with one search
  • No hidden charges and no added fees

Search for flights with Skyscanner


Wotif

Wotif

Founded in 2000, Wotif has grown into one of Australia’s most popular sites for booking travel. It specialises in late and last minute deals, but also has options for future bookings.

  • Get exclusive deals and money off when you sign up for the Wotif newsletter
  • Extensive customer reviews so you can see what other people thought before you book
  • No hotel booking fees

Search for flights now with Wotif


Expedia

Expedia

One of the world’s most popular travel planning sites, Expedia finds you deals on everything from flights and insurance to activities and cruises.

  • Price match guarantee ensures the lowest prices
  • Expedia+ rewards program provides exclusive deals and discounts
  • Scans thousands of flights and hotels to bring you the lowest deals

Search for flights now with Expedia


CheapOAir

CheapOAir

CheapOAir searches through millions of flights, hotels, and car rental deals to help you find the best one. It has a price match guarantee and 24/7 customer service to assist you during the booking process.

  • Price match guarantee ensures low prices
  • Mobile app allows you to browse and book online
  • 24-hour live-chat available

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Virgin AustraliaVirgin Australia

Australia-wide flights from $89 each way

Available on flights from January - September 2021 to Gold Coast, Brisbane, Cairns, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Hobart, Townsville, Darwin and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Ballina. T&Cs apply.

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Qatar AirwaysQatar 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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KayakKayak

Australia-wide flights from $89 return

Available on select flights until May 2021. Destinations include Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Cairns, Perth, Broome and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Melbourne with Jetstar. Other airlines include Virgin Australia from $146 and more. T&Cs apply.

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Virgin AustraliaVirgin Australia

Free flight change fees and cancellation fees

Available on flights until 30 June 2021 to Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Perth, Canberra, Adelaide, Hobart, Darwin, Broome, Cairns and more. T&Cs apply.

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Virgin AustraliaVirgin Australia

Western Australia flights from $199 each way

Available on select dates until November 2021 Perth, Broome and Kununurra. Plus get flexible dates on flights until 31 January 2021. T&Cs apply.

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Cheap airCheap air

Europe flights from USD$1,662 return

Available on select travel dates to Greece, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and more. T&Cs apply.

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Cathay PacificCathay Pacific

Up to 25% off business class flights

Available on select travel dates to Japan, London, Amsterdam, Los Angeles, San Francisco and more. Must book 30-90 days in advance. T&Cs apply.

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Cathay PacificCathay Pacific

Hong Kong flights from $940 return

Available on flights until January 2022 departing from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and more. Sample fare is Perth-Hong Kong. T&Cs apply.

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Trip.comTrip.com

Australia flights from $81 each way

Available on flights in January 2021 to Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Darwin, Canberra, Perth and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Ballina with FlyPelican. Other airlines include Virgin Australia from $96, Qantas from $133 and more. T&Cs apply.

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British AirwaysBritish Airways

Flights to London from $1,288 return

Available on select flights until December 2021. Sample fare departs from Sydney. T&Cs apply.

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British AirwaysBritish Airways

Flights to United Kingdom from $1,270 return

Available on flights until 31 December 2021 to London, Edinburgh and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Manchester. T&Cs apply.

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Qatar AirwaysQatar Airways

Up to 20% off flight experiences

Available when you purchase extra baggage, lounge access or meet and assist services online. T&Cs apply.

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KLMKLM

$1,515: Europe flights from Adelaide

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

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KLMKLM

Flights from Sydney from $1,537

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

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SkyscannerSkyscanner

Air Canada flights from $1,815 each way

Available on select flights in 2021 to Toronto, Kelowna, Edmonton and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Vancouver. T&Cs apply.

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SkyscannerSkyscanner

Flights to Malaysia from $367 return

Available on select flights in 2021. Sample fare is Perth-Kuala Lumpur.

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SkyscannerSkyscanner

Flights to USA from $412 return

Available on select flights in 2021 to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, New York and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Honolulu with Jetstar.

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SkyscannerSkyscanner

Flights to New Zealand from $265 return

Available on select flights in 2021 to Christchurch, Queenstown, Wellington and more. Sample fare is Gold Coast-Auckland with Jetstar. Other airlines include Air New Zealand from $555 and more.

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SkyscannerSkyscanner

Singapore flights from $366 return

Available on select dates in 2021. Sample fare departs from Darwin with Jetstar. T&Cs apply.

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OneTravelOneTravel

Up to USD$100 off business class flights

Available on booking fees on select flight dates. Destinations include Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Cook Islands, London and more. T&Cs apply.

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OneTravelOneTravel

Up to USD$20 off flights

Available on flight fees on select travel dates. Destinations include Gold Coast, Brisbane, Perth, Hobart and more. T&Cs apply.

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OneTravelOneTravel

Up to USD$30 off flight booking fees

Available on select travel dates to Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Adelaide, Canberra, Perth, Darwin and more. Applies to bookings up to 6 persons. T&Cs apply.

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OneTravelOneTravel

Up to USD$10 off flight fees

Available on select travel dates to Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Adelaide, Canberra, Perth, Darwin and more. Maximum of 2 travelers. T&Cs apply.

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OneTravelOneTravel

Up to USD$20 off flight fees

Available on all dates on flights to Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Hobart, Canberra, Adelaide and more. T&Cs apply.

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OneTravelOneTravel

Up to USD$25 off booking fees

Available on select travel dates. Destinations include Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada and more. Maximum of 5 travelers. T&Cs apply.

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KayakKayak

Australia-wide flights from $139 with Qantas

Available on select travel dates in 2021 to Sydney, Adelaide, Canberra, Perth, Brisbane, Coffs Harbour and more. Sample fares is and Melbourne-Launceston. T&Cs apply.

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Cheap FlightsCheap Flights

Australia flights from $98 return

Available on select 2021 flights to Gold Coast, Sydney, Ballina, Cairns, Brisbane, Canberra and more. Sample fares are Avalon-Adelaide and Melbourne-Hobart with Jetstar. T&Cs apply.

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KayakKayak

Melbourne flights from $89 return

Available on select dates until June 2021. Sample fare departs from Sydney with Jetstar. Other airlines include Virgin Australia from $146 and more. T&Cs apply.

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Brisbane flights from $69 each way

Available on select dates until June 2021. Sample fare departs from Sydney with Jetstar. Other airlines include Virgin Australia from $143. T&Cs apply.

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Sydney flights from $50 each way

Available on select dates until May 2021. Sample fare departs from Ballina with Jetstar. Other airlines include Virgin Australia with $87 and more. T&Cs apply.

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Hobart flights from $96 return

Available on select flights until April 2021. Sample fare departs from Melbourne with Jetstar. Other airlines include Virgin Australia from $218 and more. T&Cs apply.

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Broome flights from $304 return

Available on select dates until June 2021. Sample fare is Darwin-Broome with Airnorth. Other airlines include Virgin Australia from $369 and more. T&Cs apply.

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Ballina flights from $110 return

Available on flights until June 2021. Sample fare departs from Sydney with Jetstar. Other airlines include Virgin Australia from $216 and more. T&Cs apply.

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Gold Coast flights from $51 each way

Available on select dates until May 2021. Sample fare departs from Newcastle with Jetstar. Other airlines include Virgin Australia from $109 and more. T&Cs apply.

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Cairns flights from $80 each way

Available on select dates until May 2021. Sample fare departs from Brisbane with Jetstar. Other airlines include Virgin Australia from $140 and Qantas from $149. T&Cs apply.

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Cheap FlightsCheap Flights

Cairns flights from $173 return

Available on select travel dates in 2021. Sample fare departs from Brisbane with Jetstar. Other airlines include Virgin Australia from $259 and more.

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Cheap FlightsCheap Flights

Gold Coast flights from $112 return

Available on select travel dates in 2021. Sample fare departs from Newcastle with Jetstar. Other flights depart from Sydney, Melbourne, Cairns and more.

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Cheap FlightsCheap Flights

Brisbane flights from $112 return

Available on select travel dates in 2021. Sample fare departs from Newcastle with Jetstar. Other flights depart from Sydney, Cairns, Townsville and more.

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Cheap FlightsCheap Flights

Sydney flights from $109 return

Available on select travel dates until August 2021. Sample fare departs from Melbourne with Jetstar. Other airlines include Virgin Australia from $139 and more. T&Cs apply.

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Hamilton Island flights from $286 return

Available on select travel dates in 2021 departing from Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and more. Sample fare departs from Brisbane with Virgin Australia.

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