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Wednesday, December 19th 2018

"I'm a travel junkie who's hooked on deals from YWG." - Chris Myden


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2018
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November
Winnipeg to Melbourne, Sydney, or Brisbane, Australia - $888 to $903 CAD roundtrip

Koala in Australia

Qantas has dropped the price of their flights from Winnipeg to cities in Australia down to between $888 and $903 CAD roundtrip including taxes.

You can also turn these into 2-in-1 trips and visit both Australia and San Francisco (or Los Angeles), for about the same price (instructions below).

You can also look at flying into one Australian city, but home from another, for about the same price (instructions below).

Availability for travel

January (very limited), February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October 2019

(but it varies by city)

How to find and book this deal

1. Try a Google Flights search like this one...

Google Flights: Winnipeg to Sydney, Australia (SYD)
^^^ look for the dates that are $1008 roundtrip in February, March, April, May, June, late July, August, September, October

Google Flights: Winnipeg to Brisbane, Australia (BNE)
^^^ look for the dates that are $1006 roundtrip in January (very limited), late February, March, late April (very limited), May (very limited)

Google Flights: Winnipeg to Melbourne, Australia (MEL)
^^^ look for the dates that are $992 roundtrip in late April, May, late June, late July, August, September, October

- click on the departure date box to open up the calendar view and browse for cheap date combinations

- look for the dates that are somewhere between $992 and $1008 roundtrip.

2. Go to Momondo or Flighthub or Kayak

- search for a flight from Winnipeg (YWG) to...

Sydney (SYD)
or
Brisbane (BNE)
or
Melbourne (MEL)

- use the same dates you found on Google Flights

- the price on Momondo or Flighthub will usually be around $75 to $150 cheaper than what you see on Google Flights.

3. NOTE: When your Momondo search is complete, you may want to use the 'Duration' slider on the left and set the Flight Leg slider to around 30, to get rid of any really long flights.



screenshots from Momondo







screenshot from Flighthub



You can also turn these into 2-in-1 trips, and visit both Australia *and* San Francisco, for a similar price

1. First, try finding a normal roundtrip flight to Australia, using the Google Flights links above.

For example, let's say you found a flight from Winnipeg (YWG) to Sydney (SYD), from Feb 11 to Feb 25.

2. Now go to Flighthub or Kayak

- Change the search type from 'Roundtrip' to 'Multi City'

3. Search for a flight like this one:

Winnipeg (YWG) to Sydney (SYD)
Sydney (SYD) to San Francisco (SFO)
San Francisco (SFO) to Winnipeg (YWG)

- For the first and last legs of the journey, use the dates from the normal roundtrip flight that you found on Google Flights.

- You can play around with the middle date to give yourself more or less time in Sydney vs San Francisco.

For example, here is a screenshot from Flighthub of Feb 11 to Feb 21 to Feb 25.



You can also try Los Angeles instead of San Francisco.

You can also look at flying into one Australian city, but home from another, and keeping the price the same

1. First, try finding a normal roundtrip flight to Australia, using the Google Flights links above.

For example, let's say you found a flight from Winnipeg (YWG) to Sydney (SYD), from Apr 17 to Apr 30.

2. Now go to Flighthub or Kayak

- Change the search type from 'Roundtrip' to 'Multi City'

3. Search for a flight like this one:

Winnipeg (YWG) to Sydney (SYD)
Melbourne (MEL) to Winnipeg (YWG)

- Try the dates from the normal roundtrip flight that you found on Google Flights.

For example, here is a screenshot from Flighthub of Feb 20 to Mar 6.



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