Etihad – Under $1,200: New York – Australia. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

Etihad is putting Australia on sale. Yes, Australia for under $1,200 is a good deal. It is the hardest place for deals. In almost 11,000 deal posts, there has been under 20 deals to Australia.

We found availability to:

  • Sydney [SYD]
  • Brisbane [BNE]
  • Melbourne [MEL]
  • Perth [PER]
  • Adelaide [ADL]

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.

Melbourne, Australia- Photo: Hai Linh Truong via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Melbourne, Australia- Photo: Hai Linh Truong via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • Sample to Melbourne
  • November 17th – 26th

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel on the outbound until November 20th or late January, 2016 – early May, 2016. Must purchase at least 1 day 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:

You cannot buy tickets using ITA. To buy, follow our instructions in the “How to Book” section below.

Fare Class:

  • T


  • JFK – AUH (Abu Dhabi) – MEL (Melbourne) – AUH – JFK. Some flights might be operated by Virgin Australia under Etihad flights numbers



Etihad is an American Airlines partner. Mileage earning with American is as follows:

  • Miles Flown: 28,168 miles or 4.0 cents per mile

  • Elite Qualifying Miles: 0 miles
  • Base Redeemable Miles:  0 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 select “More Options” and  enter  “Etihad” on the Airline textbox




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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 = 1.39 AUD

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