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Getting a squad home from New Zealand in business class

Quite a few readers asked how Greg and I were getting home from our 40K to Far Away challenge and I’d been intending to write a post about how I did it. Then, last night, American Airlines suddenly had award space bookable to New Zealand from 10K round trip. Round trips dried up relatively quickly and some readers were only able to snag one way for 6K miles (and apparently in addition to the Los…

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(EXPIRED) Australia to Honolulu from $216 round trip

We don’t often cover airfare sales that originate outside of the United States, but this one could be paired with our recent Turkish Miles & Smiles sweet spot post to create a couple of really cheap trips to Australia — you could even pair a 2019 trip to Honolulu and Sydney with a 2020 trip to Honolulu and Sydney on the cheap. If you don’t mind flying in economy class and taking a stopover in…

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(EXPIRED) NYC to Melbourne from $658 RT / 46K RT [Econ / Virgin Australia]

Delta and Virgin Australia have some great fares available for North American summer between New York and Melbourne, Australia, starting at $658 round trip. These fares are also available via major online travel agencies, so you can for example book through the Chase travel portal from just 45.5K round trip if you have the Chase Sapphire Reserve card. The Deal Delta and Virgin Australia are offering fares from $658 round trip from New York to Melbourne, Australia on select dates from May through August,…

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Chicago to Australia from $427 RT on Qantas

There was some terrific airfares available right now from Chicago to select cities in Australia (including to Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane) from just $427 round trip. Australia is a long way to travel in economy class if you’re accustomed to using points and miles to fly up front, but these prices are fantastic if you don’t mind traveling in econ (and afford you the additional flexibility of choosing dates/times without being boxed in to award availability). The Deal…

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(EXPIRED) Round Trip Flights To Australia From $446 – Book Quickly

Kangaroo at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary in Brisbane, Australia

I’ll keep this one short and sweet as these prices aren’t likely to last for long. If you’re interested in a cheap trip to Australia and are willing to fly in economy, there are round trip tickets currently available for as low as $446. The Deal Fly round trip from US to Australia from $446. Key Terms Book ASAP! Quick Thoughts The cheapest flights are available flying from LAX to Melbourne. If you search on…

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(EXPIRED) Los Angeles to Australia from $477 RT nonstop

Thrifty Traveler Premium just sent out a hot deal if you’re looking for economy class flights to Australia: from just $476 round trip nonstop from Los Angeles to Sydney, $480 to Brisbane, and several other Australian cities in the $500’s. Availability varies from one city to another, but great prices are widely available through almost the end of the schedule. The Deal Cheap round trip nonstop flights from Los Angeles to several Australian cities from $476 RT…

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(EXPIRED) Australia from 44K RT, peak summer dates (Delta economy)

Delta is offering round trip flights from Washington, DC to Sydney, Australia from just 44K SkyMiles (+$113 in taxes) round trip, including peak summer travel dates in July and August. While this only yields a value around 1.5 cents compared to the best paid fares on other carriers, that isn’t a terrible value for SkyMiles. Note that I also saw some dates in the spring with flights to Brisbane for 44K round trip, so other Australian cities may also…

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[Dead] Biz Class to Australia under $1300 RT (Air New Zealand from Chicago)

Update #2 [1/4/18]: Will Run for Miles reports that Air New Zealand has confirmed they are honoring this fare. Looks like good news for those who got in! Update: Secret Flying reports prices from under $1300 round trip (see their post). See as well and check Skyscanner / Momondo for smaller online travel agencies. Air New Zealand is running what looks like an awesome deal for business class flights to Australia from Chicago, with prices under $1500 round trip. That’s so low…

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(EXPIRED) Australia from the $600’s from several US cities

Flights to Australia are on sale on Qantas from a number of US cities, with round trip economy class flights available from the $600’s out of Dallas, Chicago, Los Angeles, Charlotte, and likely more cities through smaller online travel agencies (or the $700’s from most major OTAs). The Deal Cheap flights to Australia from several US cities, including from $639 round trip (nonstop out of Dallas for that price), with quite a few cities possible (mostly on Qantas,…

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