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Monday, November 19th 2018

"I'm a travel junkie who's hooked on deals from YYC." - Chris Myden



2018
14
October
Calgary to Melbourne, Sydney, or Brisbane, Australia - $820 to $852 CAD roundtrip

The Opera House in Sydney, Australia

Virgin Australia has dropped the price of their flights from Calgary to Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane, Australia down to between $820 and $852 CAD roundtrip.

The flights have 1 stop each way, in Los Angeles.

You can also turn these into 2-in-1 trips, and visit both Sydney *and* Brisbane, and still keep the price below $850 roundtrip (see instructions below).

Availability for travel

October, November, first half of December 2018

January, February, March, April, May, June 2019

How to find and book this deal

1. Try a Google Flights search like this one...

Google Flights: Calgary to Melbourne, Australia (MEL)
^^^ look for the dates that are $884 roundtrip

Google Flights: Calgary to Sydney, Australia (SYD)
^^^ look for the dates that are $900 roundtrip

Google Flights: Calgary to Brisbane, Australia (BNE)
^^^ look for the dates that are $905 roundtrip

Google Flights: Calgary to Adelaide, Australia (ADL) (2 stops)
^^^ look for the dates that are $970 roundtrip

- click on the departure date box to open up the calendar view and browse for cheap date combinations

- look for the dates that are somewhere between $884 and $905 roundtrip.

2. Go to Skyscanner

- search for a flight from Calgary (YYC) to...

Melbourne (MEL)
or
Sydney (SYD)
or
Brisbane (BNE)

- use the same dates you found on Google Flights

- the price on Skyscanner will usually be around $75 to $150 cheaper than what you see on Google Flights.

screenshots from Skyscanner







You can also turn these into 2-in-1 trips, and visit both Sydney *and* Brisbane, and still keep the price below $850 roundtrip.

1. Go to Skyscanner

2. Change the search type from 'Roundtrip' to 'Multi City'

3. Search for a flight like this one:

Calgary (YYC) to Sydney (SYD)
Sydney (SYD) to Brisbane (BNE)
Brisbane (BNE) to Calgary (YYC)

example dates:

Jan 31 to Feb 7 to Feb 14

Feb 21 to Feb 28 to Mar 7
Feb 28 to Mar 7 to Mar 14

Mar 7 to Mar 14 to Mar 21
Mar 14 to Mar 21 to Mar 28
Mar 28 to Apr 4 to Apr 11

NOTE: After your Skyscanner search completes, you may need to click on 'Cheapest'

You can also try substituting Melbourne for Brisbane.

screenshot from Skyscanner



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