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Xmas airfares from australia

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Xmas airfares from australia

Are prices likely to rise between now and Xmas? Are there ever any specials on airfares for Xmas?

Thank you

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1. Re: Xmas airfares from australia

Hi Heath!

Airfares for peak periods are never cheap! The demand for flights to Bali over school holidays, Easter, Christmas ensures that the flights will be full and no discounting by the airlines is necessary to fill the planes!


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2. Re: Xmas airfares from australia

We booked ours for these coming July holidays last year. They have only got more expensive, and the direct flights have been booked out for ages. Ours were pretty expensive.

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3. Re: Xmas airfares from australia

No need to discou t vlights for xmas, the flights are always full -if you are able to leave mid december you may get them cheaper.

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4. Re: Xmas airfares from australia

Unfortunately you won't find cheap flights at Xmas, it's high season!

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5. Re: Xmas airfares from australia

No cheap flights honey when we did Xmas last year we booked it in February by the time it got to October it was half again more expensive we saved over $1000 for the 4 of us booking early.My sister came from Melbourne and she saved $1600.

Not what you wanted to hear I no ,but better to pay now.

Edited: 10 February 2014, 02:29
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6. Re: Xmas airfares from australia

Im looking at Xmas at the moment, and have been twice before over the Xmas new Year period.

What I do is check daily, and when I find a price i think is ok I buy the tickets.

last time we flew Virgin at around $950 return from Sydney.

Garuda at the moment is around $1360 for the dates im considering.

So my advice, if you feel its an ok price, grab it. I wouldnt wait in the hope of snatching a bargain down the track. Supply and demand!

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7. Re: Xmas airfares from australia

You can get an Xmas flight on Air Asia (from Coolangatta) at the moment for $807. The longer you leave it the more expensive it gets. I have never seen any flights on special at Xmas, regardless of the destination.

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8. Re: Xmas airfares from australia

It's what I figured but lived in the eternal hope that they might come down. Oh well time to commit. Thanks all

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9. Re: Xmas airfares from australia

For our Xmas trip I booked our trip in 2 halves. I got our Garuda flights home in February and our flights over in September. Got very lucky by checking multiple times a day and saved a fortune. You never know. Good luck.

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10. Re: Xmas airfares from australia

We booked in July for Sydney departure on 24 December, and had to pay around $1230.00 each return.

Hate to sound like a broken record, but there just ain't no thing as a cheap Bali airfare around Christmas time

Good luck.