Virgin drops MASSIVE sale with $49 flights

Posted: 6 September 2021 1:56 pm
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Fly flexibly with over 1 million seats on sale to 28 destinations around Australia.

TL;DR: What's the deal with this flight sale?


Cheapest flight available:
$49


Travel dates
15 September 2021 to 23 June 2022


Flexible fares?
Yes, until 28 February 2022


Baggage included?
No

Picture it. It's 2022, state borders have re-opened and Aussies can once again travel to visit friends and family around the country. Now if only there were some cheap flights to help get you there?

Virgin Australia is here to help make that dream come true by dropping its "Anywhere but Here" sale.

"We know travellers are dreaming about their next holiday, so we're offering these fantastic sale fares on travel dates well into next year, ready for when borders are open again," said a Virgin Australia Group spokesperson.

Virgin has also launched two new Tasmanian routes this week with special introductory fares to celebrate.

The cheapest flights in the sale include Sydney to Ballina-Byron and Launceston to Melbourne both from $49 one way.

Other fares in this Virgin sale we think you might enjoy include:

Travel on select dates between mid-September 2021 and mid-June 2022. Travel in whichever of the 4 seasons you prefer.

Ready to take to the skies? Book with Virgin Australia today to secure your seats.

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How good are these Virgin sale fares?

Virgin has put together a strong offering especially for those in lockdown itching to get back to travelling. What's more, these are prices we usually see reserved for limited-time Happy Hour sales.

On the Sydney-Ballina Byron route in November, Virgin beats Jetstar's price ($55) by a decent 10%. Virgin's price is 14% cheaper on the Launceston-Melbourne route in January beating Jetstar's offer from $57 one way (as compared with Skyscanner).

Keep in mind, Virgin changed its economy fare classes last month. While these prices are better than Jetstar's, the new "Lite" fare doesn't include checked baggage.

This Virgin sale is available until 11:59pm AEST 10 September 2021, unless sold out prior.

These fares at a glance

  • Great flexibility: Virgin Australia's Passenger Promise guarantees free, unlimited date changes for travel up until 28 February 2022.
  • Good airline: Virgin has 3 economy fares for flexibility, pay extra for checked baggage and refreshments.
  • Good frequent flyer points: Earn 5 points for every $1 spent as a Velocity member. You can earn 245 points on the cheapest one-way leg of this Virgin sale.
  • Great travel time: Forget stressful changeovers with direct flights.
  • Great weather: October to November is the best time to visit Byron Bay for warm temperatures and low rainfall. That being said there are plenty of things to do in Byron Bay at all times of the year.

Our top picks from Virgin's "Anywhere but Here" sale:

Or, head over to Virgin Australia's website to see the full list of fares.
FromToTravel periodFare (one-way)Book
Ballina ByronSydney31 Oct - 22 Nov 2021 / 31 Jan - 4 Apr 2022 / 3 May - 3 Jun 2022$49Book flights
LauncestonMelbourne11 Jan - 5 Apr 2022 / 2 May - 20 Jun 2022$49Book flights
MelbourneLaunceston11 Jan - 5 Apr 2022 / 2 May - 20 Jun 2022$49Book flights
SydneyBallina Byron31 Oct - 22 Nov 2021 / 31 Jan - 4 Apr 2022 / 3 May - 3 Jun 2022$49Book flights
HobartMelbourne1 Feb - 23 Mar 2022 / 2 May - 20 Jun 2022$59Book flights
MelbourneHobart1 Feb - 23 Mar 2022 / 2 May - 20 Jun 2022$59Book flights
LauncestonSydney1 Feb - 27 Mar 2022 / 2 May - 10 Jun 2022$65Book flights
SydneyLaunceston1 Feb - 27 Mar 2022 / 2 May - 10 Jun 2022$65Book flights
BrisbaneNewcastle5 Oct - 14 Dec 2021 / 11 Jan - 5 Apr 2022 / 26 Apr - 22 Jun 2022$69Book flights
Sunshine CoastSydney1 Feb - 4 Apr 2022 / 26 Apr - 21 Jun 2022$69Book flights
MelbourneNewcastle5 Oct - 14 Dec 2021 / 31 Jan - 5 Apr 2022 / 26 Apr - 21 Jun 2022$69Book flights
NewcastleBrisbane5 Oct - 14 Dec 2021 / 11 Jan - 5 Apr 2022 / 26 Apr - 22 Jun 2022$69Book flights
NewcastleMelbourne5 Oct - 14 Dec 2021 / 31 Jan - 5 Apr 2022 / 26 Apr - 21 Jun 2022$69Book flights
SydneySunshine Coast1 Feb - 4 Apr 2022 / 26 Apr - 21 Jun 2022$69Book flights
BrisbaneMackay5 Oct - 14 Dec 2021 / 31 Jan - 27 Mar 2022 / 1 May - 22 Jun 2022$75Book flights
HobartSydney1 Feb - 23 Mar 2022 / 2 May - 22 Jun 2022$75Book flights
MackayBrisbane5 Oct - 14 Dec 2021 / 31 Jan - 27 Mar 2022 / 1 May - 22 Jun 2022$75Book flights
SydneyHobart1 Feb - 23 Mar 2022 / 2 May - 22 Jun 2022$75Book flights
SydneyTownsville1 Nov - 7 Dec 2021 / 31 Jan - 28 Mar 2022 / 26 Apr - 21 Jun 2022$75Book flights
TownsvilleSydney1 Nov - 7 Dec 2021 / 31 Jan - 28 Mar 2022 / 26 Apr - 21 Jun 2022$75Book flights
AdelaideLaunceston11 Oct - 6 Dec 2021 / 12 Jan - 6 Apr 2022 / 2 May - 22 Jun 2022$79Book flights
AdelaideMelbourne11 Jan - 5 Apr 2022 / 26 Apr - 22 Jun 2022$79Book flights
BrisbaneRockhampton14 Sep - 7 Dec 2021 / 11 Jan - 30 Mar 2022 / 2 May - 21 Jun 2022$79Book flights
BrisbaneSydney31 Oct - 14 Dec 2021 / 11 Jan - 5 Apr 2022 / 26 Apr - 22 Jun 2022$79Book flights
LauncestonAdelaide11 Oct - 6 Dec 2021 / 12 Jan - 6 Apr 2022 / 2 May - 22 Jun 2022$79Book flights
MelbourneAdelaide11 Jan - 5 Apr 2022 / 26 Apr - 22 Jun 2022$79Book flights
MelbourneSydney31 Oct - 14 Dec 2021 / 11 Jan - 5 Apr 2022 / 26 Apr - 22 Jun 2022$79Book flights
Gold CoastSydney11 Jan - 5 Apr 2022 / 26 Apr - 22 Jun 2022$79Book flights
RockhamptonBrisbane14 Sep - 7 Dec 2021 / 11 Jan - 30 Mar 2022 / 1 May - 21 Jun 2022$79Book flights
SydneyBrisbane31 Oct - 14 Dec 2021 / 11 Jan - 5 Apr 2022 / 26 Apr - 22 Jun 2022$79Book flights
SydneyMelbourne31 Oct - 14 Dec 2021 / 11 Jan - 5 Apr 2022 / 26 Apr - 22 Jun 2022$79Book flights
SydneyGold Coast11 Jan - 5 Apr 2022 / 26 Apr - 22 Jun 2022$79Book flights
MelbourneTownsville27 Sep - 8 Dec 2021 / 31 Jan - 28 Mar 2022 / 27 Apr - 22 Jun 2022$85Book flights
TownsvilleMelbourne27 Sep - 8 Dec 2021 / 31 Jan - 28 Mar 2022 / 27 Apr - 22 Jun 2022$85Book flights
AdelaideSydney11 Jan - 5 Apr 2022 / 26 Apr - 22 Jun 2022$89Book flights
BrisbaneCairns6 Oct - 14 Dec 2021 / 11 Jan - 30 Mar 2022 / 27 Apr - 22 Jun 2022$89Book flights
Ballina ByronMelbourne5 Oct - 14 Dec 2021 / 11 Jan - 25 Mar 2022$89Book flights
CairnsBrisbane5 Oct - 14 Dec 2021 / 11 Jan - 30 Mar 2022 / 27 Apr - 22 Jun 2022$89Book flights
MelbourneBallina Byron5 Oct - 14 Dec 2021 / 11 Jan - 25 Mar 2022$89Book flights
MelbourneGold Coast31 Jan - 5 Apr 2022 / 26 Apr - 21 Jun 2022$89Book flights
Gold CoastMelbourne31 Jan - 5 Apr 2022 / 26 Apr - 21 Jun 2022$89Book flights
SydneyAdelaide11 Jan - 5 Apr 2022 / 26 Apr - 22 Jun 2022$89Book flights
Sunshine CoastMelbourne31 Jan - 30 Mar 2022$95Book flights
MelbourneSunshine Coast31 Jan - 30 Mar 2022$95Book flights
CanberraMelbourne5 Oct - 14 Dec 2021 / 11 Jan - 5 Apr 2022 / 26 Apr - 22 Jun 2022$99Book flights
MelbourneCanberra5 Oct - 14 Dec 2021 / 11 Jan - 5 Apr 2022 / 26 Apr - 22 Jun 2022$99Book flights

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