Virgin sale beats Jetstar’s Gold Coast prices by up to 20%
Relax on one of Queensland's famous beaches this summer with more new routes from Virgin.
TL;DR: What's the deal with this flight sale?
Cheapest flight available:
7 Dec 2021 to 6 Apr 2022
Yes, until 28 February 2022
The airline is seeing nothing but clear skies ahead, announcing 4 new routes today. As per usual, new routes mean celebratory fares to get things started.
Let's take a look at the new routes:
- Hobart to the Gold Coast from $79 one way commencing 13 December 2021, 4 times per week.
- Adelaide to the Sunshine Coast from $79 one way commencing 14 December 2021, 4 times per week.
- Cairns to the Gold Coast from $79 one way commencing 9 December 2021, daily service.
- Launceston to the Gold Coast $79 one way commencing 7 December 2021, 3 times per week.
Book these new flights right now with the beach is calling sale from Virgin Australia.
Virgin Australia Group chief strategy and transformation officer, Alistair Hartely said "Gold Coast is a big winner in today's announcement, with the city expected to receive an injection of up to 9,856 extra passengers each month, providing an early Christmas present to the hundreds of tourism operators, hospitality venues and local businesses who rely on the economic boost tourism provides to their community.
"For Tasmania, never before has Virgin Australia operated to this many mainland ports from the Apple Isle. Since September, we have announced 6 new routes to Tasmania, providing a significant boost to local tourism and over 28,000 additional seats each month."
The 4 new routes are on sale for travel select periods in December 2021 just in time for Christmas and between January and early April in 2022.
How good are these Virgin sale fares?
Virgin's offer is perfect for those looking to book some summer or Christmas-time travel. On the Hobart-Gold Coast route for December, we found that Virgin has the cheapest prices beating Jetstar's $99 price for the same period by 20%. Compare for yourself with KAYAK.
Velocity frequent flyers earn double status credits on all flights between now and 31 March 2022.
These Queensland flights are on sale until 11:59 AEST 15 October 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 new economy fare types offering you the choice of flexibility. Lite fares include your seat and carry-on, but you'll pay extra for seat selection, checked baggage and refreshments.
- Good frequent flyer points: Earn 5 points for every $1 spent as a Velocity member. Earn 395 points on the cheapest one-way leg of this Virgin sale. After more points? One lucky person will win 1 million Velocity points in Virgin's VA-X & Win competition.
- Great travel time: Direct flights to Queensland all around, forget stressful transfers.
- Good weather: While summer is nice and warm, we think April to May is the best time to travel to the Gold Coast because there's less chance of rain. No matter the weather, there's plenty of fun to be had on the Gold Coast year-round.
See the full list of fares in this Virgin sale:
|From||To||Travel period||Fare (one-way)||Book|
|Adelaide||Maroochydore||13 Dec 2021 - 04 April 2022||$79||Book flights|
|Maroochydore||Adelaide||13 Dec 2021 - 04 April 2022||$79||Book flights|
|Cairns||Gold Coast||08 Dec 2021- 05 April 2022||$79||Book flights|
|Gold Coast||Cairns||08 Dec 2021- 05 April 2022||$79||Book flights|
|Gold Coast||Hobart||12 Dec 2021 - 29 Jan 2022||$79||Book flights|
|Gold Coast||Launceston||06 Dec 2021 - 04 April 2022||$79||Book flights|
|Hobart||Gold Coast||12 Dec 2021 - 29 Jan 2022||$79||Book flights|
|Launceston||Gold Coast||06 Dec 2021 - 04 April 2022||$79||Book flights|
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