What's the cheapest way to fly to Australia?

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  1. simon_schoon

    simon_schoon Member

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    Anyone been or know of any tips. Direct flights are absolute murder, sure there must be a cheaper way, just can't find it. Any help appreciated cheers
     
  2. $marty

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    DamageCase7 Better off dead.

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    I guess you could fly somewhere closer and pretend its australia.
     
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    Go to the airport and strap yourself to a plane. Bring a jacket, gets cold up there at 10km above sea level ;p
     
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    dnbkingz bollocks

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    Get done for petty crime.
    i'm pretty we still send prisoners there....
     
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    I couldnt think of a joke soooooo

    UK >> Kuala Lumpur >> Australia

    No wait. You could, no nevermind.
     
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    $marty Dexcell Staff Member

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    Sorry Simon, kinda trolled this a bit. Ask Gumby off here, she might be able to help you out as she's from the land down under, where beer flows and men chunder.
     
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    But not fosters. Cause thats not Australian, even though it says it is. Bastards.
     
  12. $marty

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    Considered swill down there so I heard.
     
  13. Catsel

    Catsel Well-Known Dismember

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    there is no cheap way to fly to the other side of the world... why you wanna cheap out on a 20hr+ flight anyways??

    i flew with Cathay Pacific. cost me bout 500 pounds to get to Auckland. one way.

    Fosters is from Melbourne...
     
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    ONSLAUGHT88 I sees ya I do I sees ya

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    yeah man i dont think there is a cheap way really..

    also @ nuera and noddynoodle a big (y) on the sigs
     
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    Thank you kind sir :) Figured it was about time I got a big sig like everyone else :p
     
  16. Gumby

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    you need to use a website like bestflights.com.au or webjet.com (i think these are australian websites, i dont know what the UK equivalent sites are). just perform a search and it will bring up all of the available flights and prices. you will find that it will be cheaper if you have more stops along the way.

    i also suggest that you get in contact with a travel agent and ask them to advise you when airlines are having sales. you can save lots of money this way. I managed to get return tickets to London from Aus for only $600 (i think thats about 350 pounds) when singapore airlines was having a sale.

    and the last thing you need to be aware of is when the 'peak' and 'off-peak' periods start and end (these are usually roughly based on seasons- summer/winter and special events xmas/easter). if you perform an internet search for flights on a particular date and it just so happens to be during peak time, it will cost you sooo much more. whereas, if you leave a bit earlier or later, you could save hundreds. Speak to a travel agent and they will be able to advise you when the 'off peak' dates are. flying during 'off-peak' season is much cheaper.


    hope that helps (y)
     
  17. Gumby

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    also it might be cheaper to fly into perth rather than somewhere like sydney cos its closer :) but i guess it depends on where you actually want to go.
     
  18. ZackMRG

    ZackMRG Circles are Pointless

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    I love how cheap that is In Australia, like half a weeks work.

    Wheras £350 is still like 55 odd hours work in England lmao.
     
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    Catsel Well-Known Dismember

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    i used to get paid 500pounds a week for 45 hours work.....

    u getting ripped off bro.

    pay is alot better here in oz tho.. driving in the mines is bout $100,000 a year startin wage :pimp: