Travel Deals for this Weekend: Sydney-Adelaide, Melbourne-Cairns and more

Stephanie Yip 6 December 2017 NEWS

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A weekend of sunshine is most definitely on the cards.

Christmas is coming up quick and fast and if you're already in holiday-mode you may as well dive right in and take a weekend break. Amirite?

You won't have to pay Christmas prices to go away this early in December.

Take a look at the hot weekend trips we've found for this weekend 8-10 December 2017.


Package: Sydney to Adelaide from $802 per person, including flights + 2 nights

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Adelaide is the kind of city you can stay one night in or a week in. Give yourself a short intro this weekend for just $802 staying at the 4-star Oaks Plaza Pier with waterfront views and access.

This package includes return flights on Virgin Australia, departing Friday morning and returning Sunday morning. Later flights incur a fee.

Book this deal with Expedia


Package: Melbourne to Cairns from $532, includes flights + 3 nights

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Keep warm this weekend and take that weekend trip up north to the sunshiny city of Cairns.

Holiday packages with lastminute.com.au start from $578 which include two nights at the Shangri-La Hotel The Marina and flights are on Jetstar, departing Friday afternoon and returning Sunday morning. If that's too short for you, later flights can be purchased for a fee.

Search the lastminute.com.au holiday bar to find this deal via the link below.

Book this deal with lastminute


Proserpine to Cairns for $1

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Take the drive up north to Cairns for just $1 with Europcar's one-way rental relocation specials. Yup, just $1 and you can drive off to Cairns. This includes 1,200 kilometres and basic protection.

To get back you can catch a Virgin Australia flight for $245 through I Want That Flight.

If you're based in Cairns, you can take this car hire backwards, flying into Prosperine on Friday and driving the car back to Cairns on Sunday.

Book this deal with Europcar


Hot staycation deals for this weekend:

Sticking around instead? Spoil yourself with a night out on the town using these hot deals:

  • $129: Overnight stay in Melbourne, VIC. Stay at the Hyatt Place Melbourne for $129 per night. Your stay includes daily breakfast for two, welcome drink per adult guest, late-checkout and $10 parking. Book with Scoopon.
  • $549: Three-night stay in Port Douglas, NSW. Take a longer break and live in the lap of luxury at the QT Port Douglas for three nights. On top of your room, you'll receive a daily cooked breakfast, wine on arrival, cocktail, late checkout, parking and free Wi-Fi. Book with Bon Voyage.
  • $599: Three-night stay in Broome, WA. Snap up a three-night stay at the acclaimed Kimberley Sands Resort and Spa and be pampered with daily breakfast, dining, spa and tour credits, late checkout and free Wi-Fi. Book with Bon Voyage.

Each week, Travel Deals For This Weekend will let you know about the last-minute holiday deals that you can book for the upcoming weekend. All flights, hotels and holiday packages are available to book for the weekend at the time of writing.


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