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Flight sales: Best domestic and international flight deals for your next holiday

Score return business class flights to London from $6809, economy class tickets to Tokyo from $969 and Sydney to Hamilton Island flights from $95.

By Cordelia Williamson

Malaysia Airlines Holiday Special international flight sale

Business class flights to Europe for a steal, reduced airfares to Japan and a quick trip to Asia for less than $700 return are all on offer as part of the Malaysia Airlines Holiday Special flight sale.
Running from today, 13 February, until Monday 26 February, the multi-day international flight sale has flights to over 50 destinations — with international airfares starting from as little as $669.
Fares are available between February and November 2024, as long as they are booked by 26 February. The Holiday Special fares are offered from four Australian capital cities — Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth — making your European summer vacation dreams or extended weekend trips to Tokyo a reality.
Highlights include return economy class flights from Perth to London for $1519, Melbourne to India for $759, Sydney to Tokyo for $1049 and Adelaide to Kuala Lumpur for $849.
Perhaps one of the better flight deals, though, is Malaysia Airlines' business class flights from Sydney and Melbourne to London for $6839. Yes, that is a return business class airfare.
You can also purchase return business class flights to Japan and Korea from Perth, Adelaide, Sydney or Melbourne with prices starting from $3599. For those hoping to explore Malaysia and other Southeast Asian countries, return business class flights are available from $3349.
See all discounted airfares as part of Malaysia Airlines Holiday Special and book via malaysiaairlines.com.
Hamilton Island, Queensland. Photo: Getty

Virgin Australia Queensland Summer Sale

Virgin Australia has dropped a Queensland-centric domestic flight sale, offering both intrastate and interstate flights to and from the sunshine state from as little as $69.
Aptly dubbed the Queensland Summer Sale, Virgin Australia's domestic flight sale runs until midnight on Tuesday 20 March 2024, with fares available for travel periods between 6 March and 12 September this year.
Interstate flight sale highlights include Sydney to Hamilton Island from $95; Melbourne to Cairns from $115; Brisbane to Perth from $229; Brisbane to Darwin from $175; Hobart to Brisbane from $129; and Adelaide to the Gold Coast from $119.
As for intrastate Queensland flights, the best flight deal is arguably Brisbane to Hamilton Island (or vice versa) from $85; however, other highlights include Brisbane to Cairns from $69, Townsville to Brisbane from $115 and Brisbane to Mackay from $115.
See all discounted airfares as part of Virgin Australia's Queensland Summer Sale and book via virginaustralia.com.