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#1 *bibs*

Posted 14 December 2012 - 05:23 PM

Hi,
Just curious what the cheapest flight you have seen/bought to the US and what airline/time of year was it?  

Just trying to get an idea of what is a good price.

Right now thanks to Kee~in~Hawaii I am thinking of booking the Jeststar flights to Hawaii next year !!!!
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Thanks


#2 ~Kee~In~Hawaii~

Posted 14 December 2012 - 05:42 PM

You're welcome! original.gif

I missed a Jetstar sale in August that was for March next year - 2 adults Sydney-Honolulu return for a total of $800! That's the cheapest I've ever seen - I can't even get to WA for $400 each! Previous to that my cheapest was $1200 return in 2010.





#3 i-candi

Posted 15 December 2012 - 11:00 AM

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Edited by i-candi, 15 December 2012 - 11:22 AM.


#4 kpingitquiet

Posted 15 December 2012 - 11:20 AM

Cheapest ever, round trip DC to Adelaide for $1200. That was a flight in April 2007. It was Qantas/United.

Cheapest recently, Adelaide to San Francisco (then a long break with internal flights on a different Airline) then LA to Adelaide, $1400ish, in March/April of this year. Qantas/American.

#5 snugglybug

Posted 16 December 2012 - 09:58 AM

We got Canberra- Melbourne - LA return for around $6000 for 2 adults and 2 kids. Which I thought was pretty good! Got them at the Flight Centre expo in Feb this year. We travelled in Sept this year.

Edited by snugglybug, 16 December 2012 - 09:59 AM.


#6 Fabulous

Posted 17 December 2012 - 01:16 PM

Last year I saw flights from Perth to LA return for $1300 in March. Amazing price considering it was from Perth. I came very close to booking them. I also saw the same jetstar sale to Hawaii that a PP saw.

Edited by Fabulous, 17 December 2012 - 01:16 PM.


#7 kandj

Posted 18 December 2012 - 07:20 PM

I was emailed a deal yesterday from flight centre that had the best price I've seen in awhile. It was for $990 flying melb to LA with virgin in Feb (i think only in Feb). But they also had other dates with a different airline as well....
Am going to suss it out shortly.

#8 carls888

Posted 19 December 2012 - 06:38 AM

we have paid $1260 and $1140 in the last year to LA on Virgin direct. Once for March and once for October.

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#9 steppy

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:20 AM

Return to Hawaii for 700 and something a few years ago. A Jetstar special.

#10 WithSprinkles

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:29 AM

$900 return to New York in 2009 (Qantas). Have never seen it that cheap since. It was when we all got the $900 stimulus money so a lot of flights were put on special in the hope that people would use their money on flights. There were also $900 flights to LA advertised at the same time.

#11 sammyv

Posted 22 December 2012 - 07:18 AM

Jetstar have a sale starting on Boxing day - not sure what is on sale but have a look then.




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