Air New Zealand $881 LAX/SFO to Australia 72 hour sale depart May 1-Nov 30

Air New Zealand has a 72 hour sale with a $300 discount on economy class tickets to several airports in Australia. Low fares price at $881 USD round trip for Los Angeles to Melbourne and $895 USD to Sydney with plenty of availability over many months from May through November. Even larger discounts of $450 for Premium Economy and $600 for Business Class.

Departure dates require outbound departure from LAX between May 1 to November 1, 2016. Return from Australia can be in 2017.

Promotion Code: AUS300 

Must ticket before midnight Thursday March 31 California time.

Air New Zealand Australia sale Mar16

Sample fares:

Air New Zealand  Los Angeles LAX – Melbourne MEL

$882 July fare calendar

LAX-MEL NZ $882 July calendar

Air New Zealand  Los Angeles LAX – Sydney SYD

$895 September 2016 fare calendar

LAX-SYD $895 NZ Sep fare calendar

Air New Zealand  Los Angeles LAX – Gold Coast OOL

$874 August 2016 fare calendar

LAX-OOL $874 NZ Aug fare calendar

Air New Zealand Los Angeles LAX – Melbourne MEL

$880.76  Monday August 1 – Sunday August 14

LAX-MEL NZ $881 Aug1-14

All four flights via Auckland on Air New Zealand Boeing 777-300 aircraft.

LAX-AKL-MEL-AKL-LAX = 16,293 flight miles.

LAX-AKL segments book in economy T class and earn 50% flight miles in United Mileage Plus. 6,504 redeemable Mileage Plus miles for LAX-AKL-LAX.

AKL-MEL segments book in economy M class and earn 75% flight miles in United Mileage Plus. 2,465 redeemable Mileage Plus miles for LAX-AKL-LAX.

Air New Zealand Australia Sale Economy Terms

* Use the promo code AUS300 for a $300 discount off adult round-trip base fares booked in Economy Class from the United States to Australia. Offer only applies to round-trip bookings purchased from Offer is valid for sale between March 29, 2016 12:01 a.m. PDT and March 31, 2016 11:59 PDT for outbound travel from May 1 to July 19, 2016 or August 1 to November 30, 2016. Sample Economy fares are valid for travel to Melbourne, Australia (fare basis TXA58 or TWA58). Sample fares are current as of March 28, 2016 and are subject to change at any time during sales period. Only one promo code per purchase is permitted. Promo code discount applies to the published base fare only and does not apply to fuel surcharge, government fees and taxes. Promo code discount applies to airfare only and does not apply to vacation packages. If a promo code booking is purchased and subsequently changed to travel outside the stated promo travel period a new fare will need to be purchased at the applicable fare level available. All rules and terms and conditions of fare type purchased will apply.

Nested Ticket opportunity for two trips to Australia and New Zealand for around $1,800 all-in for travel from LAX.

Add another $400 for a round trip between Australia and New Zealand and you can nest a ticket to Australia with a round trip Auckland – Los Angeles ticket for $535 and book trip to Australia November 2016, fly to New Zealand and return to LAX, then fly back to New Zealand in December, January or February for a second trip and return via Australia.

Trip to Australia and New Zealand for about $1,800 all-in flying LAX-Australia round trip $895, Australia-New Zealand round trip $375, Auckland-LAX round trip $535.

AA or NZ $535 round trip New Zealand to Los Angeles Oct-Nov 2016


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  1. With some creative routing you can knock that price down to $720 … including
    LAX-AKL & LAX – AKL – SYD for the same price.

  2. @Jon – your comment intrigued me and I see that a stopover can be put in for Auckland on a LAX-AKL-SYD-LAX for $940 USD round trip.

    Air New Zealand $939.76

    Los Angeles LAX-AKL Auckland, NZ AKL Sunday June 5
    Auckland AKL-SYD Sydney SYD Thursday June 16
    Sydney to Los Angeles LAX Thursday June 23

    These were just random dates I tried with multi-stop itinerary.

  3. @Rick if you want to shoot me an email (I’m not sure if you can see my email or not) I’ll let you know how to find the lower price. Big fan of your Blog BTW.

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