Airlines slash ticket costs in price war amid vaccine rollout with domestic Australian flights as cheap as $39
- Airline heavy weights slashed prices amid fierce price war amid vaccine rollout
- Jetstar are offering domestic flights for $39 one way from Sydney to Melbourne
- Qantas, Virgin and Rex airlines have all dropped their prices for domestic flights
Australia’s major airlines have slashed ticket prices to as low as $39 for a one-way Sydney to Melbourne flight.
Qantas, Jetstar, Rex and Virgin Airlines have reduced their prices for domestic flights amid the vaccine rollout across the country.
Travellers can now fly on Rex airlines from Sydney to Melbourne for $49 and Virgin has dropped their price to match.
Australians can snatch up cheap domestic tickets as airlines drop prices amid fierce price war (pictured: stock of traveller at Sydney Domestic Airport)
Jetstar has one-way flights as low as $39 and travelling with Qantas will set flyers back $110.
Owner and manager of Time Flys travel agency said customers wee excited to get back in the sky and start travelling again.
‘There’s definitely a portion of the population that are just go getters and will take the deal wherever they can get it … but then there are others, where it doesn’t matter how cheap they’re being offered,’ she told A Current Affair.
‘There’s lots heading up to Cairns, Port Douglass, Whitsundays are always popular. But there’s a lot of talk about the outback and into remote places’.
Travellers are assured that in the event of a COVID related incident, their money will be returned for their flight (pictured: travellers at Sydney Domestic Airport)
A Qantas flight will set jet-setters back $110 for a one way ticket (pictured: stock image of Qantas plane)
Travellers are assured that in the event of a pandemic related incident, their money will be returned.
Rex airlines are offering customers full refunds if a COVID-related reason prevents travelling and Jetstar is offering credits for the same type of cancellations.
Qantas and Virgin airlines are also offering flight credits for cancellations.
Across Qantas, Rex and Virgin flights food will be provided, but customers will have to pay on board Jetstar.
But in terms of baggage, Qantas comes out on top with 10kg carry on and 23kg of check-in baggage available to customers.
Virgin and Rex only have 7kg carry on with 23kg check-in, and Jetstar customers have a complimentary 7kg carry on but must pay for check-in bags.
Across Qantas, Rex and Virgin flights food will be provided, but consumers will have to pay on board Jetstar (pictured: travellers at Sydney Domestic Airport)