South America from $1,099 return
Discover low fares to seven South America destinations for May and June travel.LATAM is helping you experience the highlights of South America with flights to seven of its cities starting from just $1,099 return.
You'll have your choice of discovering Santiago de Chile, Buenos Aires, Lima, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Bogota or Montevideo in this "Big Deal" sale.
The cheapest seats travel between Melbourne and Santiago from $1099 return, with other hot fares looking like Sydney to Lima from $1,315 and Melbourne to Buenos Aires from $1,215 return.
Travel dates are concentrated in May and June, which is the most idyllic time to visit the continent as the weather is cool and pleasant for sightseeing.
Bookings can be made direct with LATAM here until 26 February 2018, which is when the sale ends.
A full list of flights available is below.
How good are these fares?
In the best of times, we've seen fares to South America drop under $999 return, though more often than not whenever the price hits the early $1,000s you're looking at a bargain. All fares are full-service, so there's no need to consider adding baggage or meal costs and flights with LATAM are generally direct or include one-stopover, which is minimal and means you'll arrive that much faster than other options.
Compared with other sales currently running, Air New Zealand has a competitive sale on Buenos Aires flights only. These are for similar dates and start from $1,157 return from the Gold Coast (which LATAM doesn't fly out of). Like-for-like, it's still offering the better deal with flights from Sydney at $1,187 and from Melbourne at $1,171 return. You can find out more here.
For all other destinations, you'll be hard-pressed to find any better during this travel period.
Full list of fares on sale in the LATAM Big Deal sale:
|From||To||Travel dates||Return fare||Book|
|Melbourne||Santiago de Chile||May-June 2018||$1,099||Book your flight with LATAM|
|Sydney||Santiago de Chile||May-June 2018||$1,115||Book your flight with LATAM|
|Brisbane||Santiago de Chile||May-June 2018||$1,130||Book your flight with LATAM|
|Sydney||Montevideo||May-June 2018||$1,213||Book your flight with LATAM|
|Melbourne||Montevideo||May-June 2018||$1,213||Book your flight with LATAM|
|Melbourne||Buenos Aires||May-June 2018||$1,215||Book your flight with LATAM|
|Sydney||Buenos Aires||May-June 2018||$1,231||Book your flight with LATAM|
|Brisbane||Buenos Aires||May-June 2018||$1,232||Book your flight with LATAM|
|Brisbane||Montevideo||May-June 2018||$1,260||Book your flight with LATAM|
|Sydney||Lima||May-June 2018||$1,315||Book your flight with LATAM|
|Melbourne||Sao Paulo||May-June 2018||$1,326||Book your flight with LATAM|
|Sydney||Sao Paulo||May-June 2018||$1,335||Book your flight with LATAM|
|Melbourne||Lima||May-June 2018||$1,337||Book your flight with LATAM|
|Melbourne||Rio de Janeiro||May-June 2018||$1,339||Book your flight with LATAM|
|Brisbane||Lima||May-June 2018||$1,353||Book your flight with LATAM|
|Brisbane||Sao Paulo||May-June 2018||$1,356||Book your flight with LATAM|
|Brisbane||Rio de Janeiro||May-June 2018||$1,364||Book your flight with LATAM|
|Sydney||Rio de Janeiro||May-June 2018||$1,380||Book your flight with LATAM|
|Perth||Santiago de Chile||May-June 2018||$1,410||Book your flight with LATAM|
|Melbourne||Bogota||May-June 2018||$1,460||Book your flight with LATAM|
|Brisbane||Bogota||May-June 2018||$1,478||Book your flight with LATAM|
|Sydney||Bogota||May-June 2018||$1,512||Book your flight with LATAM|
|Perth||Buenos Aires||May-June 2018||$1,524||Book your flight with LATAM|
|Perth||Montevideo||May-June 2018||$1,552||Book your flight with LATAM|
|Perth||Lima||May-June 2018||$1,646||Book your flight with LATAM|
|Perth||Sao Paulo||May-June 2018||$1,648||Book your flight with LATAM|
|Perth||Rio de Janeiro||May-June 2018||$1,658||Book your flight with LATAM|
|Perth||Bogota||May-June 2018||$1,770||Book your flight with LATAM|
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