[FARE GONE] Qantas – $225: Los Angeles / San Francisco – Auckland, New Zealand. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

A great deal to New Zealand. ITA will price this at $366, but CheapOair will price this at $225 for dates we tried from Los Angeles when it’s nonstop – it will be a bit more with a connection. It will also be a little bit more from San Francisco as there’s a connection and there are extra taxes for connections.

These flights are marketed by Qantas. So no upgrades for AA EXPs with SWUs.

We recommend you wait for the e-ticket number (it will be 13 digits and start with 081) to come via email, then wait a little bit more before making any prepaid arrangements. In addition, we recommend you use AA to connect to this if you are coming from other cities. Oneworld, which Qantas and AA are part of will protect you in cases of irregular operation (mechanical, weather etc) even if you are on two separate tickets.

H/T: Single_Flyer and One Mile At a Time

Update 4/12/2016 @ 8:45PM Eastern – this is gone. It is repricing or unable to confirm.

Auckland, New Zealand - Photo: GPS 56 via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Auckland, New Zealand – Photo: GPS 56 via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • Sample from Los Angeles
  • July 11th – 20th

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel from July – September or late October – November with a 7 day minimum stay (less than 7 day stays are a tad bit more but still cheap — as low as $245 from Los Angeles). Must purchase at least 7 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:

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

Fare Class:

  • Q


  • LAX – AKL (Auckland) – LAX



Qantas is member of the Oneworld and American partner. Mileage earning with American is as follows:

  • Miles Flown: 13,026 miles or 1.7 cents per mile
  • Elite Qualifying Miles: 6,513 miles
  • Redeemable Miles: 3,256 miles

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  • Currency: New Zealand Dollar (NZD). $1USD = 1.45 NZD

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14 Responses to "[FARE GONE] Qantas – $225: Los Angeles / San Francisco – Auckland, New Zealand. Roundtrip, including all Taxes"

  1. ananya mohanty says:

    booked for thanksgiving, but is cheapoair a trusted travel site?

  2. Jeff says:

    Holy crap. That’s crazy. Just booked. Looks like most of them are gone now :O

  3. Matt says:

    Wow – amazing deal. I’m having trouble finding this. Is it gone already? Thanks!

  4. BLA says:

    It’s gone. I had the fare in checkout on Cheapoair at about 8:15 and got the “sold out” error. So close!!!

  5. Kathy says:

    Do we have a 24 hour window to cancel?

  6. Miah says:

    cant book:( keeps saying is unavailable

  7. Kathy says:

    Thanks, I waited too long. My august dates are gone now. 🙁

  8. Audrey says:

    Is this gone?

  9. Amy says:

    Hello I have a very important question regarding this fare .

    I bought it but since it was only for 10 days duration, I would like to use it as a one way ticket and book another one way return ticket (different airline) to stay 10 more days in NZ.

    Basically I will miss the return flight of quantas , stay in NZ for 10 more days and fly another airline to return. My question Is can quantas fine me for missing the second leg of the journey?


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