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How to book cheap flights

What are the cheapest days to fly?

Here’s an insider tip: Sunday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights departing on a Sunday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Tuesday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Saturday though; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.

What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?

Guess what? Boring old Thursday really is the best day to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights purchased on a Thursday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on a Sunday also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Tuesday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you’re booking early in the week.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2020, our data shows March is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of June can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it’s best to get in early if June is your preferred travel month.

How far in advance can you book a flight?

Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif’s 2020 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 4 weeks to 3 months prior to travel.

How can I save money on flights?

Looking for clever ways to save on your next trip? Try mixing and matching airlines and fare types. Our data tells us, travellers who booked flights on Wotif in 2020 saved close to 50% off their airfare, when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

Australia Domestic Flights

When you want to take a holiday to the capital city of Victoria, you shouldn't bother driving. That takes way too long. Instead, check out Wotif's price-friendly airfares on flights to Melbourne and book one now so you can go shopping at Queen Victoria Market, the biggest open-air market in the Southern Hemisphere.

Haven't you ever wanted to catch a live show at one of the most recognised venues on the planet? Snap up of Wotif's incredible deals on Sydney flights quickly, because those opera singers can only hold a note for so long. And no trip to this city is complete without climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Don't worry about falling—you'll be strapped to something the entire time.

Price-Friendly Trips to Melbourne

Hey, check this out! Wotif has a once-in-a-blue-moon opportunity to book cheap flights to Melbourne. Seriously, you might spend less on a plane ticket than you would on tanks of petrol. Well…maybe less. And you know what that means? You could have plenty of extra money to do cool stuff, like ride the Melbourne Star and see a cricket match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

How does flying across Australia sound? Pretty good, right? Browse our ridiculous offers on flights to Perth and spend a week or so gallivanting around the capital of Western Australia. Once in town, explore the Perth Zoo and go wine tasting in the Swan Valley. Can't get any better than that.

Do you know what only lasts an hour and twenty-five minutes? Flights from Sydney to Melbourne, that's what! Take advantage of Wotif's incredible deals on plane tickets and book one now. You'll land before your in-flight movie is over. And after you land, it's very important you head straight for the Young and Jackson for a cold Victoria Bitter. Gotta spend the money you saved with our cheap airfares on something delicious, right?

From Victoria to New South Wales

When the time comes to get the heck out of your office for a week, leave. If you happen to be in Melbourne, check out Wotif's incredible deals on flights from Melbourne to Sydney and book one today. All it takes is a few clicks of the mouse, a packed bag and a hankering for sun-tanning on Bondi Beach.

You want flights? Wotif has flights. Cheap flights.

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New Zealand Domestic Flights

We've looked into the future, and we foresee you going on a holiday trip to a place where sheep outnumber people. This means, of course, that you should check out Wotif's awesome New Zealand flights and book one before you clock out for the day. Once you've purchased your cheap tickets, start planning your itinerary of wine tasting and sheep viewing.

Want us to get more specific? If you want to see the largest city in the country, book one of Wotif's flights to Auckland before you change your mind or your boss decides to cancel your annual leave. How else are you going to take pictures from the top of the Sky Tower or explore the Auckland Domain?

See the South Island's Biggest City

Now, New Zealand comprises two main islands, and on the South Island is a city that's well worth a visit. Why? Because you can check out the Air Force Museum of New Zealand, as well as the Canterbury Museum. There's also some animal park that imitates the Arctic. All you have to do is book one of our flights to Christchurch and voila! Arctic foxes everywhere.

On the North Island of New Zealand is a city that's about as scenic as an issue of National Geographic. It's a place where you can take a walk through a traditional Maori village and hike the slopes of an extinct volcano. To access all this and more, book one of Wotif's amazing Rotorua flights and leave as soon as you can.

Visit the Capital

If you think that the capital of New Zealand is Wellington, give yourself a pat on the back. Now browse Wotif for airfares and book one of the cheap Wellington flights today so you'll be able to ride the famous cable car tomorrow. And be sure to take a tour of the Beehive, the very recognisable executive wing of the country's parliament.

It's Not Kingstown

When you're ready for spending a holiday doing nothing but cool stuff in the great outdoors, get one of Wotif's Queenstown flights. You'll be able to go for a high-speed jetboat ride across Lake Wakatipu. After you've gathered yourself, take a wine tour around Lake Hayes. Nothing better than adrenaline and vino.

When it comes to booking the cheapest flights to New Zealand, your only option should be Wotif. Now get going!

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International Flights

Forget about taking a holiday trip to the next town over. That's not nearly adventurous for you. You don't just want to get out of town, you want to get out of the country. And luckily for you, Wotif has unbelievable offers on international flights so you can go to Switzerland, Japan or Iceland on a dime.

Fly Internationally

The United Kingdom is loaded with majestic cities like Dublin, Edinburgh, Belfast and London. Speaking of that last one, Wotif also has incredible offers on flights to London that you should be taking advantage of as you read this. Book one as soon as possible and you'll be running around Piccadilly Circus before you know it.

How does taking an extended holiday to a place whose nickname is the "Island of Gods" sound to you? It should sound pretty good, considering you'll be able to surf in some of the world's best waves, as well as hang out at a monkey temple and drink as many Bintang beers as you want (maybe not at the same time). All you have to do is book one of Wotif's Bali flights and it's all possible.

We know you've been dreaming about eating at a Michelin-starred restaurant that calls the Eiffel Tower home. Let's be honest, who hasn't fantasised about that? Well, with all the money you saved by booking one of Wotif's cheap flights to Paris you'll be able to enjoy a lovely meal and champagne at the gourmet Le Jules Verne.

Welcome to the World

If any city in the world comes in a close second to being named "The City That Never Sleeps", it has to be Thailand's capital of Bangkok. This place oozes energy like you wouldn't believe. Don't believe us? Reserve one of Wotif's flights to Bangkok and explore the area of Khaosan Road. You can sample the local bugs and buy some really weird souvenirs.

Think you have what it takes to make it big in Hollywood? Want to rub elbows with celebrities? What about fight off paparazzi? All right, so we can't guarantee any of that will happen if you make a beeline for "La La Land", but Wotif can get you there with a great deal on your Los Angeles flights. What are you waiting for?

The offers on airfares and cheap flights are outstanding, so take advantage of them now and see where your  next destination with Wotif awaits.

Flights to Hawaii | Flights to Phuket | Flights to Vancouver | Flights to Hong Kong | Flights to Singapore | Flights to Dubai | Flights to New York

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*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.