Fare Alert: United SEA-MEL/SYD-LAX $391 round trip

United Airlines has a real deal to Sydney, Australia for west coast flyers. United Airlines and Delta have an active fare war today with United Airlines low fares from several airports around the USA, primarily Delta hubs. Delta Airlines has San Francisco to Australia at $580 round trip.

Seattle is the main west coast airport for low United Airlines fares around $495 round trip.

The deal is you can ticket an open jaw on United Airlines flying Seattle to Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane with a return to Los Angeles LAX and the price drops to under $400 round trip. You only need to purchase an additional one way ticket from LAX  to SEA to get a low round trip fare from LAX to Australia.

United Airlines  Seattle SEA – Sydney SYD Australia – Los Angeles LAX

$398.26 round trip  Tue May 10 – Thu May 26

SEA-SYD-LAX $398 United May 10-26

United Airlines  Seattle SEA – Sydney SYD Australia

$495.36 round trip  Tue May 10 – Thu May 26

The deal here is the $495 SEA-Australia round trip fare is available for July departures. The open jaw only works for other months.

SEA-SYD rt $495 UA Jun8-20

There are even opportunities to create double open-jaw itineraries for under $400 round trip.

United Airlines     Seattle – Melbourne / Sydney – Los Angeles

$390.56 round trip Thursday June 2 – Wednesday June 15

SEA-MEL-SYD-LAX $391 UA Jun 2-15

One way flights from Los Angeles to Seattle are under $100 (June 1 Alaska Airlines $88.10) and flights from Melbourne to Sydney are also under $100 one way for many dates (June 10 Virgin Australia $99 AUD = $74.81 USD) to create a round trip from Los Angeles to multiple cities in Australia for under $600 all-in.

United Airlines Seattle – Brisbane BNE / Sydney SYD – Los Angeles LAX (SYD-BNE outbound on Qantas)

$408.56  Tuesday May 24 – Tuesday June 7

SEA-BNE-SYD-LAX $409 UA May24-Jun7


There are all kinds of low fare potential routings available.

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