Virgin Australia’s latest #MatesRates sale has Los Angeles flights from $949

Stephanie Yip 31 March 2017

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50+ international routes going at great rates. Just travel with a mate.

Sorry, this sale is no longer running. Check our list of current flight sales to find a bargain!

Virgin Australia's Mates Rates sale is back again and this time it features dozens of international routes. Prices start at $179 for travel to New Zealand. However, the flights that have really caught our eye are those to Los Angeles which start at $949 return and include travel dates during the Californian summer.

Now as this is a #Mates Rates deal, you'll need to travel in pairs or groups (2-9 people travelling together is the rule) to get these discounted rates but hey, the more the merry, am i rite?

You'll also have to travel between May and December 2017 to get these prices and, as to be expected, blackout periods like school and public holidays do apply. Destinations you can take off to include New Zealand, Fiji, Samoa, Bali and Los Angeles.

As mentioned above, the cheapest tickets ($179 each way) will get you to New Zealand and for travel between Melbourne and Christchurch. This is closely followed by the Brisbane to Wellington or Brisbane to Christchurch routes which are $189 each way.

Here are some of the highlight fares:

  • Melbourne to Christchurch from $179
  • Sydney to Los Angeles from $949
  • Brisbane to Wellington from $189
  • Brisbane to Fiji from $239
  • Sydney to Vanuatu from $295
  • Melbourne to Rarotonga from $329

The Virgin Australia Mate's Rates sale runs until 2 April 2017 unless seats are sold out prior. You can book flights here.


A complete list of flights on sale in the Virgin Australia Mates Rates sale

FromTonga (Nuku'alofa)Travel datesPriceBook
BrisbaneAuckland02 May 2017 to 23 Jun 2017$189Search for flights
BrisbaneBali (Denpasar)26 Jul 2017 to 13 Sep 2017$299Search for flights
BrisbaneBali (Denpasar)25 Oct 2017 to 04 Dec 2017$299Search for flights
BrisbaneBali (Denpasar)24 Jan 2018 to 25 Feb 2018$299Search for flights
BrisbaneChristchurch02 May 2017 to 28 May 2017$189Search for flights
BrisbaneChristchurch05 Jun 2017 to 22 Jun 2017$189Search for flights
BrisbaneDunedin02 May 2017 to 30 Jun 2017$189Search for flights
BrisbaneFiji (Nadi)23 Jul 2017 to 14 Sep 2017$239Search for flights
BrisbaneFiji (Nadi)01 Feb 2018 to 25 Feb 2018$239Search for flights
BrisbaneFiji (Nadi)23 May 2017 to 15 Jun 2017$259Search for flights
BrisbaneLos Angeles07 May 2017 to 13 Jun 2017$949Search for flights
BrisbaneLos Angeles20 Jul 2017 to 12 Sep 2017$949Search for flights
BrisbaneRarotonga24 Jan 2018 to 16 Feb 2018$329Search for flights
BrisbaneRarotonga27 Oct 2017 to 14 Dec 2017$359Search for flights
BrisbaneRarotonga24 Jan 2018 to 16 Feb 2018$359Search for flights
BrisbaneSamoa (Apia)29 Jul 2017 to 16 Sep 2017$329Search for flights
BrisbaneSamoa (Apia)21 Oct 2017 to 25 Nov 2017$329Search for flights
BrisbaneVanuatu (Port Vila)22 Jan 2018 to 21 Feb 2018$275Search for flights
BrisbaneVanuatu (Port Vila)24 Jul 2017 to 13 Sep 2017$295Search for flights
BrisbaneVanuatu (Port Vila)09 Oct 2017 to 13 Dec 2017$295Search for flights
BrisbaneWellington04 May 2017 to 30 Jun 2017$189Search for flights
MelbourneChristchurch04 May 2017 to 30 Jun 2017$179Search for flights
MelbourneFiji (Nadi)14 Oct 2017 to 14 Dec 2017$319Search for flights
MelbourneFiji (Nadi)27 Jan 2018 to 25 Feb 2018$319Search for flights
MelbourneFiji (Nadi)22 Aug 2017 to 19 Sep 2017$339Search for flights
MelbourneLos Angeles07 May 2017 to 13 Jun 2017$949Search for flights
MelbourneLos Angeles20 Jul 2017 to 12 Sep 2017$949Search for flights
MelbourneRarotonga24 Jan 2018 to 16 Feb 2018$329Search for flights
MelbourneRarotonga04 Aug 2017 to 14 Sep 2017$359Search for flights
MelbourneRarotonga27 Oct 2017 to 14 Dec 2017$359Search for flights
MelbourneWellington02 May 2017 to 28 Jun 2017$209Search for flights
PerthLos Angeles07 May 2017 to 13 Jun 2017$1,075Search for flights
PerthLos Angeles20 Jul 2017 to 12 Sep 2017$1,075Search for flights
Port HedlandBali (Denpasar)20 May 2017 to 17 Jun 2017$249Search for flights
Port HedlandBali (Denpasar)15 Jul 2017 to 16 Sep 2017$249Search for flights
Port HedlandBali (Denpasar)14 Oct 2017 to 09 Dec 2017$249Search for flights
SydneyBali (Denpasar)22 Oct 2017 to 12 Dec 2017$299Search for flights
SydneyBali (Denpasar)23 Jan 2018 to 25 Feb 2018$299Search for flights
SydneyBali (Denpasar)27 Jul 2017 to 20 Sep 2017$329Search for flights
SydneyChristchurch08 May 2017 to 28 Jun 2017$189Search for flights
SydneyFiji (Nadi)29 Oct 2017 to 14 Dec 2017$255Search for flights
SydneyFiji (Nadi)01 Feb 2018 to 25 Feb 2018$255Search for flights
SydneyFiji (Nadi)21 May 2017 to 22 Jun 2017$275Search for flights
PerthLos Angeles07 May 2017 to 13 Jun 2017$1,075Search for flights
PerthLos Angeles20 Jul 2017 to 12 Sep 2017$1,075Search for flights
SydneyLos Angeles07 May 2017 to 13 Jun 2017$949Search for flights
SydneyLos Angeles20 Jul 2017 to 12 Sep 2017$949Search for flights
SydneyRarotonga06 Feb 2018 to 20 Feb 2018$299Search for flights
SydneyRarotonga04 Aug 2017 to 14 Sep 2017$329Search for flights
SydneyRarotonga27 Oct 2017 to 14 Dec 2017$329Search for flights
SydneySamoa (Apia)23 May 2017 to 14 Jun 2017$329Search for flights
SydneySamoa (Apia)01 Aug 2017 to 20 Sep 2017$329Search for flights
SydneySamoa (Apia)10 Oct 2017 to 03 Dec 2017$329Search for flights
SydneyTonga (Nuku'alofa)22 May 2017 to 20 Jun 2017$329Search for flights
SydneyTonga (Nuku'alofa)24 Jul 2017 to 26 Sep 2017$329Search for flights
SydneyTonga (Nuku'alofa)11 Oct 2017 to 30 Nov 2017$329Search for flights
SydneyVanuatu (Port Vila)22 Jan 2018 to 21 Feb 2018$295Search for flights
SydneyVanuatu (Port Vila)24 Jul 2017 to 13 Sep 2017$315Search for flights
SydneyVanuatu (Port Vila)09 Oct 2017 to 13 Dec 2017$315Search for flights
SydneyWellington02 May 2017 to 28 Jun 2017$209Search for flights

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