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Virgin sale 50% off for 2 hours: Don’t miss out!


It's first in, best dressed with fares dropping at 5pm today.

This is not a drill: The latest Virgin sale jumps straight into the government's incentive plan offering up some of the cheapest fares we've seen from the airline.

Kicking off from Sydney to Ballina Byron or Gold Coast to Sydney you have the lowest airfares starting from $55 a pop.

These flights are wasting no time in taking off with the travel dates running from 15 March to 28 March 2021. Perfect if you are keen on a last-minute getaway this autumn.

There really is no time to waste with this one, head over to Virgin Australia at 5pm, 12 March.

How do these fares stack up?

We compared this offer to one of the last Virgin Australia sales which had Sydney-Ballina Byron seats at $75 each. Booking with the half-off Virgin sale saves you $40 on a round trip.

The prices don't stop there with:

  • Launceston to Melbourne from $64 one way
  • Brisbane to the Whitsunday Coast from $78 one way
  • Melbourne to the Gold Coast from $88 one way
  • Adelaide to Sydney from $102 one way

If you want your slice of the pie you can't wait around for this one. This sale ends at 7pm 12 March 2021, unless sold out prior.

A Virgin Australia spokesperson said, "We have so many amazing tourism destinations right here in Australia, and our irresistible prices will get Australians exploring our own backyard which will go a long way in helping the nation's economic recovery."

These fares come as a result of massive consumer interest after the Australian government announced its 800,000 half-price fares offer.

How good are these fares?

  • Flexibility: Great. Virgin Australia's Passenger Promise offers you free, unlimited date changes for bookings made up until 30 April 2021 for travel up until 31 January 2022.
  • Airline: Great. Virgin Australia is a full-service airline. This means that your airfares include checked baggage, seat selection, in-flight meals and entertainment.
  • Frequent flyer points: Good. Earn 5 points for every $1 spent as a Velocity member. You can earn from 275 on the cheapest one-way leg of this Virgin sale.
  • Travel time: Great. Get holidaying sooner rather than later with direct flights.
  • Weather: Good. If you want a quick little getaway in March, look no further than Sydney. Perfect from March to May, this time of year offers mild temperatures, fewer crowds and cheaper accommodation.

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