Travel Deals For This Weekend: Brisbane, Perth and the Gold Coast

Posted: 21 September 2017 2:35 pm

gold-coast-shutterstock_414704998The best last-minute breaks you can book this very weekend.

School's out and if you're seeking a quick getaway that won't cost you your annual leave, we've uncovered the best flight and accommodation deals for you to escape with this weekend (22-24 September 2017).


Sydney to Brisbane weekend break for $494

Hop up the coast for a cheeky two-nighter for less than $500 per person.

The deal: Expedia currently has a deal on return flights from Sydney to Brisbane plus a two-night stay for just $494 per person.

To book: Hop on over to Expedia.


Melbourne to Perth weekend break for $759

Go somewhere different this weekend and catch some sun in Perth.

The deal: We found this two-night Perth city staycation deal for $249 on Groupon. We then took to Skyscanner to find you the perfect cheap flights to go with it.

The details:

  • Flights: The cheapest flights can fly you out on Friday afternoon and back on Monday morning for $510 return with a combination of Virgin Australia. See full details here.
  • Accommodation: Groupon has a top deal on a King City View room for two at the Ibis in Perth for $249 that's still available for this weekend. See full details here.
  • Total: $759 for two nights.

To book: Visit Skyscanner for your flights and Groupon for your accommodation.


Sydney to the Gold Coast weekend break from $459

The Gold Coast is THE spot to hit with the kids or soak up the spring sunshine, and you can get there and back for under $500 this weekend.

The deal: We've brought this one together by searching for the cheapest flights out of Sydney on Skyscanner and the cheapest stays on Hotels Finder.

The details:

  • Flights: Virgin Australia has flights from Sydney to the Gold Coast for $343 return, leaving Friday at 7:10pm and returning on Sunday at 10pm. See full details here.
  • Accommodation: Your cheapest stay for this weekend is a dorm room at the Aquarius Backpackers for $116 for two nights. If you're after more privacy, a double room at Budds and Surfers is available for $176 for two nights.
  • Total: $459 for the basic stay, not including activities. Convince a friend to take off with you and split the room costs, and you're looking at a $401 per person weekend away.

To book: Visit Skyscanner for your flights and Hotel Finder for your accommodation.

Each week, Travel Deals For This Weekend will let you know about the last-minute holidays 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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