Best travel deals in Australia this week: Vegemite Villa, and $270 Hawaii flights

Penny Burfitt
Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer
Travel deals this week means your next getaway can be done on the cheap. Photo: Getty Images

You may be slumping after the frenzy of Black Friday, but travel deals never sleep and this week it’s all about the getaway with flight deals to holiday hot spots going crazy cheap.

Between flights to the ultimate holiday destination, Hawaii, for a jaw-dropping price, and an Aussie staple dipping its toe into hospitality with a specialty villa, it’s a killer week for some travel savings, or simply to console yourself if you feel you missed out on the weekend of sales.

Top deal of the week

The Week's Best Deals in Travel

Jetstar cheap flight to Hawaii for $275

Honolulu is only $270 away if you're travelling between late January - late February. Photo: Getty Images

Jetstar is dropping prices like it’s going out of fashion, with a number of bold deals this week, the best of which is this steal which is perfect for a late holidaymaker.

One way flights from as little as $275 to the Pacific holiday destination will be available through January and February, meaning you could nab a return flight for under $600 if you get in quickly enough!

What you need to know:

Jetstar domestic and NZ flights at half price

Jetstar cuts domestic and New Zealand flights by more than half for a sale this week in Australia. Photo: Getty Images

Jetstar may have blown us away with their Hawaii deal, but they are offering discounted prices on locations all over the country and to New Zealand.

The highlights:

Qantas drops 12 Days of Christmas cheap flight sale

Qantas is unveiling a new travel sale each day ahead of Christmas, and so far the offerings are to die for.

Australia’s number 1 airline has cheap return flight fares to South Africa, a range of domestic destination fares for $99a sweet deal or two to get you to the UK and bargain return flight to Santiago for just $1099.

The airline has unveiled four of the twelve deals so far, and they are dropping daily.

What you need to know:

  • New deals revealed every morning.

  • Sale ends 11:59 pm (AEDT) on December 12th or until the flights are sold out.

  • Travel dates apply


Return to Japan for $668 plus a bonus domestic flight for FREE

Nippon Airways is offering flights to Japan for $688. Photo: Getty Images

Nippon Airways is tempting travellers to explore more when they next visit the land of the rising sun.

The national airline for Japan is throwing a free domestic flight on an already insane deal of a return fare to Tokyo for under $700.

What you need to know:

  • Sydney to Tokyo return for $688, Perth to Tokyo return flight for $733.

  • Travel dates Perth: 01/04/2020 - 01/05/2020, 12/05/2020 - 10/08/2020, 17/08/2020 - 20/09/2020, 23/09/2020 - 24/09/2020, 27/09/2020 - 30/09/2020

  • Travel dates Sydney: 04/04/2020 - 29/04/2020, 18/05/2020 - 20/06/2020, 05/07/2020 - 10/08/2020, 17/08/2020 - 20/09/2020, 23/09/2020 - 24/09/2020, 27/09/2020 - 30/09/2020

  • One free one-way side trip to 40 domestic destinations.

  • Minimum three-day, maximum 21-day stay.

Air Vanuatu $500 return flights from Australia January 2020

A last minute escape to a tropical paradise will set you back less than $600, return. Photo: Getty Images

A win for the last-minute traveller, Air Vanuatu is offering return fares from Sydney to Port Villa (Vanuatu’s capital city) for $549 for the rest of December and January 2020.

If you need a summer getaway and were anticipating the wild holiday rates that tend to grip the disorganised, fear not because this deal is still available until December 14th.

What you need to know:

Booking.com Vegemite Villa opens in Bega for two nights THIS WEEK

The Vegemite Villa is open in Bega from tomorrow, Wednesday December 4th. Photo: Supplied.

At 10am on Thursday December 4, two lovers of the Aussie icon Vegemite will be able to spend a night, or two, in a specialty Vegemite Villa being set up this weekend only.

Just one villa available, over two nights, so it will be a race against time to secure the villa for yourself and a friend, but if you manage to do so it will only set you back $89 per night.

What you need to know:

Flight return from Sydney to Paris for $1200

Paris return flights from Sydney are just $1200 until tomorrow. Photo: Getty Images

Voulez vous a French getaway?

Of course you do, it’s Paris and it’s a return flight for only $1200.

A decent discount on a typical return fare to the city of lights, Flight Centre is offering the discount until Wednesday, December 4.

What you need to know:

  • HURRY, this deal ends at 11:49pm, 4th December so get in quick.

  • Travel times between 28th January 2020 - 31st March 2020, 20th April 2020 - 21st June 2020, 13th July 2020 - 18th September 2020, 7th October 2020 - 31st Oct 2020.

  • Travel with Etihad airline.

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