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WHY CHOOSE lastminute.com.au FOR THE BEST VALUE CHEAP FLIGHTS?

CHOICE

As Australia’s favourite online travel company for last minute travel deals, you can compare and book cheap flights from over 400 airlines - all in one convenient, simple and quick location.

TRUST

lastminute.com.au is the trusted choice for online flight bookings for domestic and international flights. With years of experience and travel experts in our call centres, you can trust us to help you get to where you want to go.

VALUE

Check our specials board and last minute deals for a fantastic list of cheap flights and discount airfares to amazing holiday destinations; or book early for even more great savings. With a huge range of great airfares - giving you more choice - you can choose the perfect flight to suit your travel needs. Plus you'll get even bigger savings when you book your flight and hotel in one booking, meaning more spending money for your trip!

PRICE PLEDGE

The lastminute.com.au PRICE PLEDGE ensures you get the lowest possible price for hotels and packages (flight+hotel bookings) booked online. So you can book on lastminute.com.au with confidence (Terms and Conditions apply).

How to get the best flight deals

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

Looking at lastminute.com.au travel demand in 2019, Monday is often the best day to book flights, when prices are generally at their cheapest. You may be tempted to wait to finalise your booking on the weekend, but our data tells us ticket prices can creep up on the weekend, especially on Saturdays. Something to consider when planning your next holiday!

What is the cheapest month to fly?

Here’s the lowdown on the lowest airfares: Fab Feb is the cheapest month to fly. When looking at 2019 flight demand on lastminute.com.au, flights departing in February generally have the lowest ticket prices. As for the most expensive month to fly, it won’t come as a surprise that on average, airfares are highest during the holiday break in December.

How can I book cheap flights?

Get a little creative when booking your next trip to save big time! You don’t have to stick to the one airline or fare type for your return trip, so consider mixing and matching to get the most savings. Is it worth it? Well in 2019, savvy shoppers on lastminute.com.au saved over 50% when they booked return flights with two different airlines or fare types. The good news is we can help you mix and match to find the best deal… just start shopping!

How far in advance can you book a flight?

Itching to book your dream trip? We totally get it. You can start looking at flights on lastminute.com.au as early as 12 months in advance, but just keep in mind some airlines may not release all their available fares that early. But good news for last minute travellers, with 2019 lastminute.com.au data proving spontaneous travellers can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 2-3 weeks prior to travel.

How can I save money on airline tickets?

Here’s an insider tip—you can save big on flights if you mix and match your airlines and fare types. In fact, travellers who booked flights on lastminute.com.au in 2019 saved over 50% when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on lastminute.com.au from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

*Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.