Travel Deals for this Weekend: Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney

Stephanie Yip 18 October 2017

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The best bargains to see you through the weekend.

If you're struggling to get over that mid-week hump then you might well be due for a holiday.

You won't have to wait until Christmas to take this either as this weekend (20-22 October) comes packed full odf deals that won't break the bank.

Take a look below if you don't believe us.


Package: Sydney to Melbourne from $317 (flights + 2 nights)

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When it comes to last minute deals, Expedia has the answer with a cheap trip from Sydney to Melbourne for this weekend for just $317.

This includes flights on Virgin Australia departing Saturday (21 October) and returning Monday evening. So yeah, you'll have to take Monday off.

Accommodation is at the ibis Melbourne, which is in the heart of the CBD making all things central. There's a limited number of tickets left, so strike while the iron is hot.

Book this deal with Expedia here


Package: Melbourne to Brisbane for $520 (flights + 2 nights)

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Lastminute is specialists in last minute travel and as such has a flights and nights package to Brisbane that won't set you back more than $520 per person.

You'll have to search for this one in its "holidays" tab and nominating your departure and arrival locations (Melbourne and Brisbane, respectively) as well as Friday to Sunday travel dates.

Scroll past some of the more luxurious options and you'll find a 2 night package, staying at The Point Brisbane Hotel. Flights depart on Friday morning and return Sunday morning on Tigerair. You can fly out a little later on both days for a fee.

Book this deal with lastminute.com.au here


DIY: Brisbane to Sydney from $552 (flights + 2 nights)

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Sydney is having a showstopping week with the famous Sculptures by the Sea festival launching this weekend. Suffice to say it's not too late to be one of the first to gaze upon these marvels and if you're in Brisbane you can get here and stay here for the weekend for $552.

Through Skyscanner we found flights departing Brisbane on Friday evening and returning Sunday night for $314 on Virgin Australia.

Then, using Hotels Finder we sourced the cheapest private room on the beach AKA Bondi Backpackers for $238.

The grand total? $552 per person - and seeing the sculptures is absolutely free.

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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