Delta – About $1,000: Los Angeles – Sydney / Brisbane / Melbourne, Australia. Roundtrip, including all Taxes
A rare “sale” to Australia. We say “sale” because even thought this is cheaper than normal by at least $200, it still doesn’t meet our 6 cents per mile criterion.
There is availability for about $1,000 to:
- Sydney [SYD]
- Brisbane [BNE]
- Melbourne [MEL]
US Passport holders – you must apply for an Electronic Travel Authority from the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection in order to travel to Australia.
Update 2/28/2015 @ 5:15PM Eastern – fare gone
Update 3/1/2015 @ 12:35AM Eastern – fare back
Sample Travel Date:
- Sample to Sydney
- April 13th – 23rd
- Valid for travel on the outbound until June 15th for Sunday through Wednesday departures from the United States and Monday through Thursday departures to the United States. Must purchase at least 14 days in advance of departure
- Please note that while this fare is valid at time of posting, if this post is more than two days old, the fare is likely gone.
How to Search for Availability:
- Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
- Departing from: LAX
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: dl+ /f bc=T
- Destination: SYD
- Return Advanced Routing Code: dl+ /f bc=T
- (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
- (For other destinations, replace SYD with airport codes from above)
- Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
- Length of stay “9-16” (This is just a sample, you can use any 7 day date range like 3-10, 7-14 etc)
- You cannot buy tickets using ITA. To buy, follow our instructions below.
- Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
- How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage
Elite Qualifying Dollars:
- LAX – SYD (Sydney) – LAX. Some flights might be operated by Virgin Australia under Delta flight numbers
- Two permitted. One for free and additional at $150. Stopover options include Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.
- How to Take Advantage of a Stopover
- Elite Qualifying Miles: 14,978 miles
- Base Redeemable Miles: 4,260 miles
How to Book:
- Support us by using our Priceline link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search. Make sure you enter “Delta” on the Airline textbox in the Advanced Flight Options section
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- Visa: US Citizens – Required prior to arrival. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
- Currency: Australian Dollar (AUD). $1USD = 1.28 AUD
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- No Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Cards to save on international purchases
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- Get your taxes refunded when shopping
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