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How to use Black Friday flight sales to upgrade your next international sojourn

Bon voyage.
Cordelia Williamson

Seasoned and budding travellers alike know the toils of the flight booking game. They go up, they go down – they rarely go down – they go up, they go up. So, when the platter of sweet savings is offered up, you accept.

Below, we’ve curated a guide to some of the best international Black Friday flight sales so that you can globetrot with more to dedicate towards the spoils of your travels abroad.

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The best international flight sales

Flight Centre: Carried by the likes of Air Canada, Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand, Flight Centre is offering economy return flights between $551 and $2472 to New Zealand, Paris, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, North America and South America for its Black Friday sale.


Etihad Airways: While not specifically for Black Friday, Etihad has some special flight offers for international return from Sydney and Melbourne to Dublin, Beirut, London and more – starting from $1818.


Virgin Australia: Jet away to Fiji, New Zealand, Vanuata or Samoa for less when booking within Virgin within its Black Friday sale.


The best first class and business class flight sales

Flight Centre: Starting from $4046, Flight Centre is offering business class return flights to Singapore, Santiago, Maldives, Amsterdam, Paris and London. Meaning you could lock in that luxe Maldives honeymoon flying business for $5951pp or head to San Francisco.


Etihad Airways: You can fly from Sydney to London, Abu Dhabi, Dublin, Rome, Beirut and Paris business return from $8548 with Etihad’s current special offers.


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The best multi-stop flight deals

Flight Centre: Multi-stop return flights for Honolulu and Los Angeles from $1300 and Mauritius and Johannesburg from $1869 would be ideal for covering more ground on your voyage.


The best round-the-world flight deal

Flight Centre: Hop around an enticing trinity of international cities Tokyo, Paris and Los Angeles via Finnair from $2633 return if you can’t commit to just one continent on your next bout of wandering.


The best domestic flight sales

Flight Centre: With one-way economy Virgin and Qantas tickets from $69, you can take an interstate trip to the likes of Sunshine Coast, Launceston, Hobart, Perth, Cairns, Hamilton Island and more when booking through Flight Centre.


Virgin Australia: Whether a Melbourne weekend or a week up north in tropical Queensland is on the cards, Virgin’s Black Friday domestic flight deals from $49 are ones to check out.


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