Delta – $1,167: Dallas – Sydney, Australia. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

Earlier in the month, we were the first to post a rare deal on Delta from American / US Airways hubs to Australia for about $,1200. Delta is back at it again to Sydney from Dallas. So if you missed it, lock it up now. Remember, this is an attack fare. Buy, then plan if you are considering it or have been considering. You have a 24 hour risk free cancellation period. Use it.

This is over our 6 cents per mile criterion. We are posting it because its rare – this is only the 3rd time in over 6,800 deals. Very rare indeed.

For about $30 more, you can also go to Brisbane [BNE] or Melbourne [MEL] instead, but availability is not as good. And finally, there’s good availability for Thanksgiving break!

Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia - Photo: xiquinhosilva, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia – Photo: xiquinhosilva, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)


Sample Travel Date:

  • November 3rd – 11th

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel on the outbound from November 1st – December 8th for Monday through Thursday departures. Must purchase at least 3 days in advance of departure

How to Search for Availability:

Fare Class:

  • T

Elite Qualifying Dollars:

  • $986


  • DFW – LAX (Los Angeles) – SYD (Sydney) – LAX – DFW


  • One free and one additional at $150. (While we haven’t had time to play with it, per the fare rules, the stopover options are Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney or Los Angeles)
  • How to Take Advantage of a Stopover


Delta will be revenue based mileage earning starting January 1st, 2015. Miles will be earn base on elite qualifying dollars multiple by 5 as base level earning and up to 13 for Diamond level members who purchase with a Delta co-branded American Express credit card. We will be showing the 2015 base mileage earning for all Delta fares going forward to show how negative the changes are for a majority of Delta flyers.

  • 2014: 17,466 miles
  • 2015:  4,930 miles or a difference of 12,536 miles.

How to Book:

  • Support us by using our Orbitz link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search. Make sure to select “Additional Search Options” and then “Narrow the search to my preferred airlines” and select Delta



For hotel bookings, we recommend that you only book using online travel agencies ( or if it is a non-chain hotel. We don’t want you to miss out on earning rewards with chain hotels.

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Background Information:

  • Visa: US Citizens – Required prior to arrival.  Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
  • Currency: Australian Dollar (AUD).  $1USD = 1.06 AUD

Tips for saving when using credit cards at international destinations:

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