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INSANE Virgin sale: Up to 30% off domestic and international flights


Explore Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific in 2023 from $49.

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

Cheapest flight available:
$49 (Sydney-Ballina Byron)

Travel dates
January-June 2023

Flexible fares?

Baggage included?

Book with Virgin Australia

Virgin Australia has partnered with Finder to promote this offer.

Virgin Australia has knocked back the price of 2023 trips as much as 30% off.

If you haven't booked summer holiday travels yet, this is the time to do it.

The cheapest flights are between Sydney and Byron (Ballina) and cost $49 each way.

Think that's a bargain? You've got to check out the international flights.

They start from $435 RETURN and can get you to Queenstown, Fiji, Vanuatu, Samoa and Bali.

Tempted? These are some of the more standout fares we think you'll love:

Eligible travel dates are from January–June 2023. Specific dates differ per route. Scroll down for a full list.

Starting prices in this sale are Lite fares which include your seat and carry-on luggage only. You can upgrade to Choice to include seat selection, checked luggage and in-flight entertainment from $20 each way.

tourist over rural rice terrace, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

How good are these Virgin Australia sale fares?

30% off is a HUGE discount.

What's more, these flights are available during the summer holidays which is peak season around most of Australia and its neighbouring islands.

Price-wise, you'd be hard-pressed to find anything cheaper.

Compared to other Aussie airlines, you'll be paying $4 less for a Sydney–Ballina flight on Jetstar and $72 less than a similar flight on Qantas.

This is based on the cheapest flight available in January.

This Virgin sale ends 11:59pm AEST on 5 September 2022, unless sold out.

These Virgin Australia fares at a glance

  • OK flexibility: Like most other airlines, Virgin has scrapped flexible fares. However, if you are affected by COVID-19 in the week before your trip, you might be eligible for a fee-free flight change.
  • Great airline: Earlier this year Virgin Australia was called out as one of best airlines in the world by AirlineRatings. It offers Lite seat-only fares and full-service fares to meet different budgets.
  • Great frequent flyer points: Velocity members can earn 5 points for every $1 spent in this sale. That's at least 225 points earned on the cheapest leg.
  • Great travel time: Say goodbye to transit times. All flights in this sale are direct.
  • Great weather: Flights are available in the middle of summer (January and February) through to autumn. These are some of the best times to holiday around Australia and New Zealand. Expect buckets of sunshine and long days. If you've got your eye on the South Pacific, fair warning: November to April is the wet season in Vanuatu and Fiji. Our advice? Book a May or June island escape.

See the full list of fares available in this Virgin Australia sale:

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