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Jetstar's Huge Christmas Sale Is Slinging $28 Domestic Flights and $135 International Fares

Score discounted flights to Melbourne, Queenstown, the Gold Coast and more — because the airline knows you're already thinking about your post-Christmas vacation.
By Sarah Ward and Sarah Templeton
December 07, 2022
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By Sarah Ward and Sarah Templeton
December 07, 2022
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Feel like you already need a vacation to get over your yet-to-start Christmas vacation? As merry and jolly as the festive season is, all that fun, shopping, eating, drinking and partying in such a short space of time can have that impact. So, if that's your current vibe, you're not alone. And thanks to Jetstar, you can now make cheap post-Christmas holiday plans — as in $28 for domestic fares and $135 for international flights — with over 15,000 fares on offer to Melbourne, the Gold Coast, Queenstown, Christchurch, and more.

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The airline is launching its giant annual Christmas sale, giving you a great excuse to grab that suitcase and get excited about the getaway that'll help you recover from the festive season.

Running from 12am NZT on Thursday, December 8 till 11.59pm NZT on Monday, December 12— or until sold out, if everything gets snapped up earlier — the sale's list of destinations is impressive just like the supremely affordable prices. Those starting fares cover Wellington to Christchurch (from $28) and Auckland to Sydney (from $139), but the full list includes Auckland to Christchurch from $31, Wellington to Queenstown from $36, Auckland to Dunedin from $42, Queenstown to Gold Coast from $155 and Christchurch to Melbourne from $135.

You will need to be happy to wait till around mid-2023 for your post-Christmas vacation, however. Dates for sale flights vary depending on the departure and arrival points, but expect to travel between early May and mid-September.

There are a few rules, as is always the case. All sale fares are one-way, and they don't include checked baggage — so you'll need to travel super light or pay extra to take a suitcase.

Want your flights for even cheaper — as in free? Of course you do. So keep an eye on Jetstar's Instagram page on Thursday — it'll be posting clues to a secret location you can head to and snap up travel vouchers ranging from $100 to $2,500. Find more details on that here.

Jetstar's Christmas sale runs from 12am on Thursday, December 8 till 11.59pm on Monday, December 12— or until sold out, if snapped up earlier.

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Published on December 07, 2022 by Sarah Ward
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