Melbourne flights from $197 return
Available for flights from 20 January - 2 February 2020 with Jetstar and Tigerair. Sample fare departs from Adelaide.
Known for crazy cheap airfares and sales, Tigerair can get you across the country for less than the Uber ride to the airport.
We're constantly checking for the latest bargains on the budget Aussie carrier to bring you the best fares, which you can find below.
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Web check-in is available from three days to one hour prior to departure. Check-in counters (for bag drop, passengers with children and non-web check-in passengers) at the airport open two hours to 45 minutes prior to departure.
Web check-in is available for passengers on domestic routes. It is not available for passengers who have pre-booked emergency seats or are travelling with children. To use the service, visit the Tiger website and retrieve your flight details. You will need access to print your boarding pass. Boarding passes displayed on mobile devices are not accepted. Passengers without check-in luggage and with a printed boarding pass can go directly to the departure gate.How do I check a Tigerair flight status?
If any changes are made to your booking Tigerair will notify you by email, so make sure you enter your correct email address at the time of booking. You can also check for updates in the “Manage my booking” section of the site.
You can book your ticket online. Visit the Tiger website, enter your travel dates and search for flights. Choose the flights that suit you and complete the booking form to finalise your reservation. You will need to provide your name, contact details and payment information.How do I get my Tigerair booking confirmation and tickets?
When your booking is confirmed you will receive a booking reference number and a confirmation will be sent to you via email. You will need your booking reference and flight numbers to check-in online or at the airport.
Tigerair does not have its own frequent flyer program, but you can now use Velocity points toward bookings on Tigerair flights, extra baggage, in-flight meals and more.
You may be able to change your Tigerair booking online. To see if your flight is eligible, enter your reference number on the Tiger Airways site under “Manage my booking”. Changes incur a change fee.
All booked tickets are confirmed and are non-refundable. If you miss your flight or need to cancel, you will forfeit the fare. If your flight is rescheduled or cancelled by Tigerair you will be rebooked on the next available flight. If your new flight is not suitable you will receive a travel credit or refund on the ticket price.
Being a budget carrier, other than a seat, there's really not much that's included in a Tigerair flight. While many budget airlines offer a range of bundles for different traveller's needs, adding in extras like checked baggage, in-flight entertainment and meals during your flight, Tigerair doesn't. Each of those will incur an additional charge. The airline offers just two fare types: 'Light' and 'Express'. The difference in fares is about $14 each way for domestic flights, and $23 each way for flights to Bali. If you were to book these extras separate to your flight, it would cost about $5-7 each way for a reserved seat on a domestic flight ($6-15 for a flight to Bali), and $3 each way for queue jump, which allows you to board the plane early. Added together, that's just $8-$11 per domestic segment and $9-$18 per flight to Bali, which makes it cheaper to book the extras separately than purchasing the upgraded fare.
Tigerair does not include any checked baggage in any of it's fares. Those who would like to bring more than the complimentary 7kg of carry-on baggage, or would like to bring items you can't bring into the cabin, will need to pay an extra fee. Tigerair's baggage fees vary depending on the length of flight and destination, starting at $15.50 and going all the way up to $50.*Extra fee range is based on short-haul (Melbourne-Hobart) and long-haul (Sydney-Perth) charges.
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