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flights to gold coast from Melbourne

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flights to gold coast from Melbourne

Hi what's the best n cheapest way to get from Melbourne to gold coast ? We are a group of 5 travelling to Melbourne for the first time in March 2014

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1. Re: flights to gold coast from Melbourne

Flying with one of our domestic airlines;

www.qantas.com.au/travel/airlines/home/au/en

http://www.virginaustralia.com/au/en/

http://www.jetstar.com/au/en/home

http://www.tigerair.com/au/en/

Edited: 06 November 2013, 17:36
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2. Re: flights to gold coast from Melbourne

reverse order of above will get pricing structure close to correct. using webjet.com.au as a comparison only tool will the available flight times and pricing options for all. using webjet to book adds a sizeable surcharge.

some of the quoted prices will be minus checked luggage costs (free carry on includes 7 ~ 10kg) and almost all payment option will incur a hefty surcharge. Each airline has one fee free option but rarely useful for non Australian (and not a lot better for local) customers.

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3. Re: flights to gold coast from Melbourne

The extra charges is the least of your concerns when booking a flight through a third party. It's when things go wrong, the airlines won't assist, as the ticket hasn't been issued by them. The advice about using Webjet as a comparison tool ONLY is correct. Never book flight through a third party.

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4. Re: flights to gold coast from Melbourne

Do not book through Webjet! As stated above, please only use them as a comparison website.

For the last couple of years, all of the four airlines listed in post #1 have had sales between Christmas and New Yeas offering very good deals. I would recommend going onto the websites of the four airlines and signing up for their emails so you will get notified of upcoming sales.

Whoever you book with, just remember to read the fine print! The cheaper the flight the greater the chance that there are extra charges for checked luggage, food and entertainment and changing your dates.

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5. Re: flights to gold coast from Melbourne

If you are planning on renting a car, have a look at flights to Brisbane as well. Sometimes flights to BNE are cheaper than to OOL and its only about an hours drive from BNE airport to the coast.

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6. Re: flights to gold coast from Melbourne

That's actually a brilliant suggestion Eva.

It's so true, when the demand is particularly high for OOL, BNE and then driving down works out cheaper. Nicer airport too.

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7. Re: flights to gold coast from Melbourne

toll road alert, toll alert!! if they drive over the gateway and dont pay the toll on time any saving will be lost when the rental company bill them.

signing up for Jetstar emails on specials and friday frenzy get the cheapest fares. Melb to both Gold Coast Ballina/ Byron often on special. Brisbsne less so.

Edited: 07 November 2013, 13:45
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8. Re: flights to gold coast from Melbourne

hi there

register for jetstar friday fare frenzy.They have weekly specials.not always to melbourne but be patient.dont use webjet you pay a fortune in fees.

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