Cheap flights and best deals: 10 of the cheapest flights we found for the Christmas and New Year holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s also the time of year when your flight is most likely to be canceled.

This small fact is not likely to deter you from traveling and the fact that airfares have skyrocketed, let’s face it, with Christmas, New Years and the extended summer school holiday period being the most popular time for traveling.

You can, however, dry your tears with the little cash we’re about to save, as we’ve found 10 of the (somewhat) cheapest airfares to and from popular holiday destinations over the Christmas period. .

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Flying to Perth from Sydney round trip starts at $611 per adult. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Sydney to Perth, return

This one requires short stops in Melbourne and Brisbane, but the price will keep you happy.

If you depart Sydney on Monday, January 9, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. on Virgin Australia’s VA850, you will arrive in Perth at 6:45 p.m. local time that evening.

What follows is two weeks of bliss, then a Virgin Australia flight (VA473) from Perth to Sydney on Monday January 23, 2023, with the return price from $611 per adult.

Perth to Denpasar, return

Short and sweet means a cheap treat!

Depart Perth on Jetstar flight JQ106 on Monday, January 23, 2023 for a quick three-hour trip to Bali’s Denpasar Airport, and return on Jetstar flight JQ117 on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 for a return fare from $632 per adult.

Sydney to Denpasar, return

Not as cheap as those departing from the west coast, but a trip to Bali shouldn’t make your wallet too light if your budget is right.

Start by looking at Jetstar flight JQ37 on Tuesday, January 24, 2023, leaving Sydney at 5:45 p.m. and arriving in Denpasar at 9 p.m. local time, and pairing it with Virgin Australia flight VA92, landing in Melbourne in the early hours of Tuesday January . 31, 2023, before taking VA811 to Sydney later this morning.

It’s a long layover, but the total return fare from $781 per adult.

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Sydney to Gold Coast, return

Just over a week in paradise for less than $130 back? Sign me up!

Depart Sydney on Jetstar flight JQ400 on Tuesday January 17, 2023 and return from the Gold Coast on Wednesday January 25, 2023 under a fare from $126

Sydney to Melbourne, return

If you prefer four seasons in one day rather than the sun and sand of Surfers Paradise, depart Sydney on Tuesday 10th January 2023 on Jetstar flight JQ501 and arrive in Melbourne Tullamarine just after 7.35am.

Take to the air again on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 on JQ524, landing in Sydney from Melbourne just after 5:40 p.m., with return fare from $146 per adult.

Sydney to Phuket, return

Another tropical paradise, although this one is slightly more expensive to travel – but worth it.

Fly from Sydney to Phuket on Wednesday 25th January 2023 and return on Sunday 29th January 2023 with return fare from $931 per adult.

Sydney to Honolulu, return

One of the most splurge-worthy destinations, Hawaii is within your reach for a round trip from $1293 per adult – if you are traveling on Fiji Airways FJ910, FJ253 and FJ853 on Thursday January 19, 2023 (arrival Friday January 20).

After more than a week in Aloha State, back on Fiji Airways flights FJ823 and FJ911, landing in Sydney on Thursday, February 2, 2023.

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Sydney to Tokyo, return

Make the most of the ski season by departing Sydney and flying to Tokyo Narita via Seoul with T’Way Air (TW502, TW213) on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, and returning with Scoot via Singapore (TR809, TR2) on Monday January 30, 2023.

Return price starting at $1594.99 per adult.

Sydney to Nadi, return

Bula Fiji!

Fly to Viti Levu with a return fare from $644 per adult with Virgin Australia, leaving Sydney on Sunday January 22, 2023 on VA183 and returning via Brisbane on Thursday January 26, 2023 (VA178, VA988).

Sydney to Auckland, return

Enjoy an extended getaway to New Zealand’s North Island, flying with a total return fare from $274 per adult – if you are happy to go on vacation in February.

Leave Sydney on Saturday January 28, 2023 with Air Asia (D7288) and land the same day in Auckland, returning on Sunday February 12, 2023 with Air Asia (D7289).

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