How to book your half price flight around Australia

The wait to book a half price flight is nearly over.

Thousands of half price flights will go on sale on Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar from midnight April 1. 

This is not an April Fool’s Day joke.

Scott Morrison announced the cheap flights offer on March 11, as a way to boost tourism as Jobkeeper payments come to an end.

Up to 800,000 half price flights will go on sale progressively between April 1 and July 31.

Half price flight deals Australia

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How to book your half price flight

You will need to log on to the major airline websites to book a half price flight. 

The flights must be for inter-state travel. Vacations & Travel understands the airlines will indicated which routes and fares are eligible for the discount and this will be applied at the checkout. 

You can book multiple half price flights if you are travelling with family or friends.

When can I travel?

Flights must be taken before September 30 2021.

half price flight Qantas
Qantas half price fligths go on sale at 12am April 1 2021

Where can I travel?

The full list of confirmed half price flight routes is below.

  • Adelaide – Gold Coast
  • Melbourne – Gold Coast
  • Sydney – Gold Coast
  • Canberra – Gold Coast
  • Avalon – Gold Coast
  • Melbourne – Cairns
  • Sydney – Cairns
  • Darwin – Cairns
  • Whitsundays and Mackay region
  • Sydney – Proserpine
  • Sydney – Hamilton Island
  • Sunshine Coast (Queensland)
  • Sydney – Maroochydore
  • Melbourne – Maroochydore
  • Adelaide – Maroochydore
  • Adelaide – Alice Springs
  • Sydney – Uluru
  • Brisbane – Alice Springs
  • Melbourne – Alice Springs
  • Perth – Alice Springs
  • Sydney – Alice Springs
  • Brisbane – Uluru
  • Melbourne – Uluru
  • Melbourne – Launceston
  • Sydney – Launceston
  • Brisbane – Launceston
  • Melbourne – Devonport
  • Melbourne – Burnie
  • Darwin – Broome
  • Sydney – Broome
  • Melbourne – Broome
  • Gold Coast – Avalon
  • Sydney – Avalon
  • Melbourne – Merimbula
  • Adelaide – Kingscote

Hobart will also be included in the list of half price flights after Tasmania argued the capital city deserved tourism dollars. However, the departure cities for the Hobart flights have not yet been announced.

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