If you were thinking of making a quick trip across the ocean to our closest neighbours New Zealand, now is the time to do it, with airlines dropping their prices left right and centre.
Jetstar has announced its See NZ Sale only on jetstar.com with one-way flights as low as $130, with Air New Zealand also offering flights for as little as $129 one-way and to get back to Aus for as little as $66.
Jetstar’s See NZ Sale is on until Monday 2 March 2020, unless sold out prior, with flights from Melbourne, Gold Coast, and Sydney to NZ all on sale.
Melbourne (Tullamarine) to Christchurch from $130 one way
Gold Coast to Auckland from $135 one way
Gold Coast to Wellington from $140 one way
Gold Coast to Christchurch from $140 one way
Sydney to Auckland from $149 one way
Gold Coast to Queenstown from $165 one way
Melbourne (Tullamarine) to Queenstown from $175 one way
Sydney to Queenstown from $179 one way
Air New Zealand’s cheap flights are for travel dates between 13 Mar - 24 Mar, 27 Apr - 23 Jun, and 23 Jul - 16 Sep, and include flights from Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne to Auckland, Christchurch, or Wellington.
Brisbane - Auckland: $138
Brisbane - Christchurch: $136
Melbourne - Christchurch: $128
Melbourne - Auckland: $130
Sydney - Wellington: $135
Sydney - Auckland: $136
The to get you back to Australia after your getaway, stick with Air New Zealand as well, as the airline has slashed the price of Tasman fares to stimulate travel in the wake of softening demand due to the coronavirus.
“Kiwis and Aussies are going to be able to head away for holidays or to see family and friends or do business for cheaper than a night’s accommodation at most hotels,” Air New Zealand Chief Revenue Officer Cam Wallace said in a statement.
These ridiculously cheap seat-only fares are on sale until Monday (March 2) for travel:
Auckland-Melbourne: $69 ($66AUD)
Auckland-Brisbane: $79 ($75AUD)
Auckland-Sydney: $79 ($75AUD)
Christchurch-Melbourne: $69 ($66AUD)
Christchurch-Brisbane: $79 ($75AUD)
Wellington-Sydney: $79 ($75AUD)
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