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Escape to Australia with Qantas

Looking for an Escape? Whether you are looking for an excuse to flee the daily grind of the city, your heavy workload or just the everyday, let Qantas inspire you with our great sale fares to Australia. Australia is a destination with so many unique experiences. Explore spectacular nature, energetic cities, our unique outback, luscious beaches, World Heritage-listed reefs and more.

Visit Sydney, Australia


Book by 6 May 2013.

US DeparturesValid for travel
departures between
Round trip from*
Los Angeles27 Jul - 12 Sep 2013 or
3-28 Nov 2013 or
1 Feb - 31 Mar 2014
$1,298Book NowBook on Mobile
Dallas/Ft. Worth
(Valid on QF8/QF7)
24 Jul - 21 Sep 2013 or
1-30 Nov 2013 or
1 Feb - 15 Mar 2014
$1,498Book NowBook on Mobile
New York (JFK)
(Valid on QF108/QF107)
27 Jul - 21 Sep 2013 or
1-30 Nov 2013 or
1 Feb - 15 Mar 2014
$1,498Book NowBook on Mobile

There may be other travel dates available but not enough seats to allow us to advertise. If your travel dates are flexible, use the 'Flexible with dates' option to find the best airfare.

During the booking process, the fare results will be displayed in the form of prices (including taxes, fees, and carrier charges) for each direction of your itinerary. When added, these prices will equal your roundtrip fare. There may be other travel dates available but not enough seats to allow us to advertise. If your travel dates are flexible, use the 'Flexible with dates' option to find the best airfare.


Escape to Australia Packages

Great Barrier Reef and Sydney from $3,999**
by Artisan Traveler
Sun, Reef & Aussie Culture from $2,699^^
by Goway

Australia coastKoala

Escape the humdrum routine of work and ignite your senses… visit 2 amazing Australian destinations and uncover a vacation that reminds you how invigorating it is.

Package includes:

  • Economy flights on award winning Qantas Airways from Los Angeles to Brisbane or Sydney, on to Cairns, down to Sydney then back home again.
  • Stay 4 fabulous nights at 5 star Port Douglas Sea Temple Spa & Resort in a penthouse suite.
  • Cruise to the very outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef. Snorkel or dive to see the superb and unspoiled reefs.
  • Discover the rainforest by 4 WD safari and experience the indigenous culture of Australia with an Aboriginal guide.
  • Stay 4 bedazzled nights at 5 star Shangri-La Hotel in Sydney with the stunning view of the Opera House or the majestic Harbour Bridge.
  • Experience Sydney with a half day city & beaches tour or by bicycle with a local guide.
  • Sydney Harbour Cruise with a gourmet barbeque lunch.
  • A full day tour to the stunning Blue Mountains with a picnic lunch.
  • Private car transfers between airport and hotel.

Exceptional offers are also available in Premium Economy and Business. Contact Artisan Traveler at 1 800 576 4812 for more information and other attractive itinerary options.

More information on this deal and other itineraries

Book any 10 night vacation including international airfare to the Land Down Under and start exploring with our great value experiences!

Package includes:

  • Economy flights on award winning Qantas Airways from Los Angeles, to Sydney, Cairns and Melbourne then back home again.
  • 3 nights accommodation in Sydney at the 3 star Travelodge Hotel.
  • 3 nights accommodation in Melbourne at the 3 star Travelodge Hotel.
  • 5 nights accommodation in Cairns at the 3 star Novotel Oasis Hotel.
  • Your choice of FREE Aussie activity from over 15 unique experiences. Whether it is a Sydney Bicycle Tour, Melbourne Tramcar Dinner, a tour of the lanes and arcades of Melbourne or travel by fast catamaran and discover Green Island, the choice is yours.
  • Spend longer in Australia and you'll qualify to choose up to THREE FREE Experiences!

Upgrade to 4 Star Hotels from just $499, or upgrade to 5 Star Hotels from just $650!

For more information or booking, contact
Goway Travel directly at 1 888 469 2924.

More information on this deal and other itineraries


Artisan Traveler

Goway Travel

Terms and Conditions

Economy Airfares Terms and Conditions:
* Fares are for round trip travel in US dollars and include all taxes and fees. Seats are very limited and are not available on every flight. No minimum stay, maximum stay 12 months subject to system range limitation between 330 to 350 days from departure date. Add-on fares are available from North American cities that are not Qantas gateways. No refunds. However, customers who purchase a ticket in the United States for travel on Qantas may cancel their reservations and refund ticket without charge within 24 hours of ticketing when purchase is made one week or more prior to departure of the first flight in the itinerary. Date changes are permitted for a fee of $200 per person per change. An additional service fee of US$40/AU$80 per person applies for each transaction made to an Economy ticket via telephone, retail outlet, or an airport ticket counter, depending on the country where the change is made. Fare valid from 28 April to 6 May 2013. Other restrictions apply. Information is correct as at 28 April 2013 and subject to change without notice. Total price may vary as the result of exchange rate fluctuations affecting the amount of applicable taxes.
Packages Terms and Conditions:
** Artisan Traveler's Great Barrier Reef and Sydney Package: Prices are per person based on double occupancy departures from Los Angeles. Add-on fares are available from other cities. Valid for travel between 1 May and 8 June 2013 subject to availability. Package must be purchased by 31 May 2013. Seats are limited and may not be available on every flight. Hotels are subject to availability. All prices reflect a 3% discount for purchases made by cash/wire transfer/check, refer to Artisan Traveler’s terms and conditions for credit card payment. There are no discounts for payment made by credit cards. Cancellation penalties and other restrictions apply.
^^ Goway Travel's Sun, Reef & Aussie Culture Package: Prices are per person, twin/double share in USD. Price includes international airfare from Los Angeles in Economy class on Qantas Airways, land arrangements and internal Economy class airfare within Australia as stated. International airfare based on departures from now through 8 June 2013 or between 24 July and 21 September 2013 subject to availability. Airfare must be ticketed no later than 15 May 2013. Travel may be restricted to certain days of the week and be available from one or multiple US departure points. Seats are limited and may not be available on every flight. Hotels and tours remain subject to availability. US and Foreign Govt. taxes and fees vary depending on the itinerary selected and may range from $90 to $395 per person and are included in the fare. Passenger Facility Charges of up to $18 per person and the September 11th Security Fee of up to $10 per person, are included. After ticketing changes may not be permissible in some circumstances, or a change fee may be applied. Cancellation penalties and other booking or alteration restrictions may exist. Please note that some air segments may be served by an associated carrier under a Code Share Agreement and will be advised at time of booking. Please note blackout dates may apply to Christmas, New Year and local special event periods. Prices indicated remain subject to change without notice. Some airlines charge additional for checked baggage. CST #2016613-20.

Save up to 40%^ in Premium Economy, Business or First

Fly Premium Economy to Sydney, Australia


Book by 6 May 2013.

US DeparturesValid for travel
departures between
Round trip*Percentage savings^
Los Angeles27 July - 12 Sep 2013$2,696Up to 40%Book NowBook on Mobile
Dallas/Ft. Worth
(Valid QF8/QF7)
27 July - 12 Sep 2013$2,922Up to 40%Book NowBook on Mobile
New York (JFK)
(Valid QF108/107)
27 July - 12 Sep 2013$2,910Up to 40%Book NowBook on Mobile

^ Percentage discount based on comparison to Qantas published fare RLRT from Los Angeles, Dallas/Fort Worth or New York (JFK) to Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane available year-round for travel commencing during low season, approximately 27 July - 12 September 2013.

There may be other travel dates available but not enough seats to allow us to advertise. If your travel dates are flexible, use the 'Flexible with dates' option to find the best airfare.


Fly Business to Sydney, Australia

Note: A 90-day advance purchase is required.


Book by 29 May 2013.

US DeparturesValid for travel
departures between
Round trip*Percentage savings^
Los AngelesYear-round$6,350Up to 50%Book NowBook on Mobile
Dallas/Ft. WorthYear-round$7,270Up to 45%Book NowBook on Mobile
New York (JFK)Year-round$7,706Up to 45%Book NowBook on Mobile

^ Percentage discount based on comparison to mid-week travel on current Qantas year-round published business fare (IOXRT) from Los Angeles, Dallas/Fort Worth or New York (JFK) to Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne.


Fly First to Sydney, Australia

Note: A 21-day advance purchase is required.


Book by 6 May 2013.

US DeparturesValid for travel
departures between
Round trip*Percentage savings^
Los Angeles17 May 2013 - 31 Mar 2014$15,394Up to 40%Book NowBook on Mobile

^ Percentage discount based on comparison to current Qantas year-round published First Class fare (FOXRT) from Los Angeles to Sydney or Melbourne. Fare is week-long fare, yet better availability is more likely on mid-week (Monday through Thursday) flights.


Terms and Conditions

* Airfares Terms and Conditions:
Premium Economy fares are for round trip travel in US dollars and include all taxes and fees. Seats are limited and are not available on every flight. There is no minimum stay. Maximum stay is 12 months subject to system range limitation between 330 to 350 days from departure date. Add-on fares are available from North American cities that are not Qantas gateways. Anytime, ticket is non-refundable. However, customers who purchase a ticket in the United States for travel on Qantas may cancel their reservations and refund ticket without charge within 24 hours of ticketing when purchase is made one week or more prior to departure of the first flight in the itinerary. An additional service fee of US$40/AU$80 per person applies for each change made to a Premium Economy ticket via telephone, retail outlet, or an airport ticket counter, depending on the country where the change is made. Date changes are permitted for a fee of $200 per person per change. Fares valid from 28 April to 6 May 2013. Other restrictions apply. Information is correct at 28 April 2013 and subject to change without notice. Total price may vary as the result of exchange rate fluctuations affecting the amount of applicable taxes.
International Business fares are for round trip travel in US dollars and include all taxes and fees. Seats are very limited and are not available on every flight. A 90-day advance purchase is required. Minimum stay is 3 days. Maximum stay is 12 months subject to system range limitation between 330 and 350 days from departure date. Add-on fares are available from North American cities that are not Qantas gateways. Fares are non-refundable, except that tickets purchased one week or more prior to initial departure may be cancelled without charge within 24 hours of ticketing. Date changes are permitted for a fee of $400 per person, per change. Other restrictions apply. Fares are valid for purchase from 30 April to 29 May 2013. Offer ends 29 May 2013. Information is correct as at 30 April 2013 and subject to change without notice. Total price may vary as the result of exchange rate fluctuations affecting the amount of applicable taxes.
First fares are for round trip travel in US dollars and include all taxes and fees. Seats are very limited and are not available on every flight. No minimum stay. Maximum stay is 12 months subject to system range limitation between 330 and 350 days from departure date. Add-on fares are available from North American cities that are not Qantas gateways. An additional $4.50 Airport Passenger Facility Charge applies for each flight from a US non-gateway point. Fares are refundable at any time with a charge of $5,000, except that tickets purchased one week or more prior to initial departure may be cancelled without charge within 24 hours of ticketing. Date changes are permitted for a fee of $400 per person, per change. Children between 2 and 11 years old, no discount applies. Infants under 2 years old not occupying a seat pay 10% of the adult fare. Other restrictions apply. Fares are valid from 28 April to 6 May 2013. Offer ends 6 May 2013 and may be extended. Information is correct as at 28 April 2013 and subject to change without notice. Total price may vary as the result of exchange rate fluctuations affecting the amount of applicable taxes.

Great Barrier Reef and Sydney from $3,999**
by Artisan Traveler
Sun, Reef & Aussie Culture from $2,699^^
by Goway

Australia coastKoala

Escape the humdrum routine of work and ignite your senses… visit 2 amazing Australian destinations and uncover a vacation that reminds you how invigorating it is.

Package includes:

  • Economy flights on award winning Qantas Airways from Los Angeles to Brisbane or Sydney, on to Cairns, down to Sydney then back home again.
  • Stay 4 fabulous nights at 5 star Port Douglas Sea Temple Spa & Resort in a penthouse suite.
  • Cruise to the very outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef. Snorkel or dive to see the superb and unspoiled reefs.
  • Discover the rainforest by 4 WD safari and experience the indigenous culture of Australia with an Aboriginal guide.
  • Stay 4 bedazzled nights at 5 star Shangri-La Hotel in Sydney with the stunning view of the Opera House or the majestic Harbour Bridge.
  • Experience Sydney with a half day city & beaches tour or by bicycle with a local guide.
  • Sydney Harbour Cruise with a gourmet barbeque lunch.
  • A full day tour to the stunning Blue Mountains with a picnic lunch.
  • Private car transfers between airport and hotel.

Exceptional offers are also available in Premium Economy and Business. Contact Artisan Traveler at 1 800 576 4812 for more information and other attractive itinerary options.

More information on this deal and other itineraries

Book any 10 night vacation including international airfare to the Land Down Under and start exploring with our great value experiences!

Package includes:

  • Economy flights on award winning Qantas Airways from Los Angeles, to Sydney, Cairns and Melbourne then back home again.
  • 3 nights accommodation in Sydney at the 3 star Travelodge Hotel.
  • 3 nights accommodation in Melbourne at the 3 star Travelodge Hotel.
  • 5 nights accommodation in Cairns at the 3 star Novotel Oasis Hotel.
  • Your choice of FREE Aussie activity from over 15 unique experiences. Whether it is a Sydney Bicycle Tour, Melbourne Tramcar Dinner, a tour of the lanes and arcades of Melbourne or travel by fast catamaran and discover Green Island, the choice is yours.
  • Spend longer in Australia and you'll qualify to choose up to THREE FREE Experiences!

Upgrade to 4 Star Hotels from just $499, or upgrade to 5 Star Hotels from just $650!

For more information or booking, contact
Goway Travel directly at 1 888 469 2924.

More information on this deal and other itineraries


Artisan Traveler

Goway Travel
Packages Terms and Conditions:
** Artisan Traveler's Great Barrier Reef and Sydney Package: Prices are per person based on double occupancy departures from Los Angeles. Add-on fares are available from other cities. Valid for travel between 1 May and 8 June 2013 subject to availability. Package must be purchased by 31 May 2013. Seats are limited and may not be available on every flight. Hotels are subject to availability. All prices reflect a 3% discount for purchases made by cash/wire transfer/check, refer to Artisan Traveler’s terms and conditions for credit card payment. There are no discounts for payment made by credit cards. Cancellation penalties and other restrictions apply.
^^ Goway Travel's Sun, Reef & Aussie Culture Package: Prices are per person, twin/double share in USD. Price includes international airfare from Los Angeles in Economy class on Qantas Airways, land arrangements and internal Economy class airfare within Australia as stated. International airfare based on departures from now through 8 June 2013 or between 24 July and 21 September 2013 subject to availability. Airfare must be ticketed no later than 15 May 2013. Travel may be restricted to certain days of the week and be available from one or multiple US departure points. Seats are limited and may not be available on every flight. Hotels and tours remain subject to availability. US and Foreign Govt. taxes and fees vary depending on the itinerary selected and may range from $90 to $395 per person and are included in the fare. Passenger Facility Charges of up to $18 per person and the September 11th Security Fee of up to $10 per person, are included. After ticketing changes may not be permissible in some circumstances, or a change fee may be applied. Cancellation penalties and other booking or alteration restrictions may exist. Please note that some air segments may be served by an associated carrier under a Code Share Agreement and will be advised at time of booking. Please note blackout dates may apply to Christmas, New Year and local special event periods. Prices indicated remain subject to change without notice. Some airlines charge additional for checked baggage. CST #2016613-20.

Fly on cloud nine to Australia

No other flight is quite like Qantas - from our flagship A380 First Suites to fully flat beds in Business, Premium Economy's spacious seats and the self-serve snack bars in Economy.* After taking off, settle back and enjoy Australia's best wine and food, as well as hundreds of on-demand entertainment choices in every seat.

With daily departures from Los Angeles, Dallas and New York, it's easier than ever to experience the luxury of Qantas.

Economy self-serve snack bar

Economy

Sit back, relax and enjoy the journey

  • Sit back and relax in our ergonomically designed slimline seats with built-in lumbar support for your comfort. Features such as adjustable headrests and reclination in your seat are sure to keep you comfortable for the duration of your journey.
  • Self-service snack bars on A380 and refurbished 747 aircraft,
  • Personal on-demand, in-flight entertainment system with 1,500 options
  • On selected international flights, you will be treated to a continuous refreshment service every 60-90 minutes and to add variety, a third main meal option for long haul flights and a dedicated self serve snack bar onboard the A380 and refurbished B747 aircraft.
Premium Economy

Premium Economy

Experience our award winning premium travel class^

  • Spacious seat with extra legroom and legrest so you can stretch out.
  • Personalised service in an exclusive environment with dedicated flight attendants.
  • A selection of premium Australian wines that match the contemporary menu inspired by leading Australian restaurateur Neil Perry.
  • Enjoy on-demand, in-flight entertainment system with noise-cancelling headsets.
  • Complimentary comfort kits are offered on selected flights to help you stay refreshed.
International Business

Business

Relax, work or sleep in contemporary comfort

  • Fully flat beds available on A380 and refurbished 747 aircraft
  • New sleep service, including a new mattress, duvet and turndown service (on select flights)
  • Onboard dining experience with a signature, made-to-order menu designed by leading restaurateur Neil Perry
  • Advanced entertainment system includes a personal touch screen, noise-cancelling headsets and on-demand control
  • An exclusive amenity kit includes a selection of luxury Malin + Goetz skin care products
  • Peter Morrissey designed pyjamas
First Suite

First Suites

Unsurpassed luxury on the Qantas A380

  • Indulge in an eight-course tasting menu or choose to dine with an a la carte menu offering signature dishes.
  • Stretch out in your own fully flat, extra-wide bed with luxurious pillows, blankets, a duvet
    as well as a sheepskin mattress.
  • Advanced entertainment system includes a personal touch screen, noise-cancelling headsets and on-demand control.
  • Qantas First Amenity Kits feature exclusive collections for both men and women from a premium cosmetic house. The women's kit includes a Payot Paris clutch-style bag and for men, a fold-out travel bag.
* Now available on both the A380 and newly refurbished 747 services.
^ Qantas wins Best International Premium Economy at the Australian Business Traveller Awards 2012

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Fun Facts

  • QANTAS is an acronym that stands for Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services.
  • Australia is closer than you think. Flying to Australia from the west coast is only 14 hours, the same time it takes to fly to most European destinations from the western US.
  • We are the only airline to fly the A380 between the US and Australia.
  • In November 2012, we celebrated 92 years of flying. See our evolving look.

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