[FARE GONE] Delta – $798: Washington D.C. / Newark / Chicago / San Francisco – Sydney, Australia. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

Delta is attacking United’s fares to Australia t0 Sydney. We found availability from:

  • Washington D.C. [WAS]
  • Newark [EWR]
  • Chicago [ORD]
  • San Francisco [SFO]

Per Fare Deal Alert, also available from Denver and Houston.

Update 8/2/2016 @ 12:55PM Eastern – fare gone

Opera House, Sydney, Australia - Photo: Pedro Szekely via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Opera House, Sydney, Australia – Photo: Pedro Szekely via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • Sample from Washington D.C.
  • August 29th – September 7th

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel on the outbound until mid September, November or January, 2017 – May, 2017 for Monday through Thursday departure and returns. Must purchase at least 14 days in advance of departure and by August 2nd
  • 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: WAS
      • For Chicago availability, replace WAS with ORD on the Departing from: field
      • For Newark availability, replace WAS with NYC on the Departing from: field
      • For San Francisco availability, replace WAS with SFO on the Departing from: field
    • 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)
    • Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
    • Length of stay “3-10” (This is just a sample, you can use any 7 day date range like 3-10, 7-14 etc)
  • Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
  • How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage

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

Fare Class:

  • T

Elite Qualifying Dollars:

  • $628


  • IAD – JFK (New York) – LAX (Los Angeles) – SYD (Sydney) – LAX – DCA. Available from DCA, IAD, use WAS as the Departure City on the From: field on Priceline to search for both.



  • Miles Flown: 19,962 miles or 4.2 cents per mile

  • Elite Qualifying Miles: 19,962 miles
  • Redeemable Miles: 3,140 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 under the Advanced Options section of the form.




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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 = 1.33 AUD

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Comments (5)

  • bre 7 years ago Reply

    Didnt work :-/

    The Flight Deal 7 years ago Reply

    @bre – which didn’t work? ITA search? or when you took the dates from ITA and tried on Priceline?

  • Ian Hawk 7 years ago Reply

    It looks like it just disappeared

  • JCK 7 years ago Reply

    I wasn’t able to get the fare from Newark in ITA search.

    The Flight Deal 7 years ago Reply

    @JCK – per the post – the fare is gone. it is not longer available.

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