It’s been a while since
I’ve booked a mistake fare been to Australia, so why not?
Currently bookable on Orbitz (and it’s fully refundable until 11 PM ET tomorrow, 2/17, so book now think later!)
It appears to be a glitch as tons Virgin Australia flights departing from Australia to the US seem to have tremendous price drops after they’re selected. This fare seems to be valid on select dates all the way up until late September 2016.
The price drops significantly from the $863 range to $148.56 when you narrow the results down to the Virgin Australia options. My booking has already ticketed, so it’s just a matter of seeing if these will stick. You can book the $148.56 one-way from Sydney to the US (or other Australian cities such as Melbourne and Brisbane), and figure out another way to get to Australia, or you can purchase the Los Angeles-Sydney one way for ~$443.
- Sydney to LAX: $148 one-way
- Sydney to LAX: $251 roundtrip (for SYD departures)
- Los Angeles to Sydney: $591 roundtrip ($148+$443)
I love that I can “book now and think later”. Now will I really go down under in April? It sure is tempting…
Hat Tip: Dans Deals
Who’s going to Australia on this deal?