An interesting fare sale is happening on Oneworld routes from Rio de Janeiro GIG and Sao Paulo GRU to Auckland AKL, Melbourne MEL and Sydney SYD with LATAM and Qantas round trip economy tickets priced from $600 to New Zealand and $700 to $720 to Melbourne and Sydney.
Departures at these low fares are April-mid June and August.
Best of all is LATAM flights book in economy B and Economy G class, which earn 100% flight miles in Alaska Airlines. A round trip flight like Rio to Sydney via Santiago, Chile is 17,772 flight miles.
LATAM Sao Paulo GRU – Santiago SCL – Auckland AKL – Santiago SCL – Lima LIM – Sao Paulo GRU
Sao Paulo GRU – Santiago SCL – Sydney SYD – SCL – GRU
Qantas Ticket Rio de Janeiro GIG – Santiago SCL – Sydney SYD – SCL – GIG
LATAM ticket Rio de Janeiro – Melbourne, Australia $706
Rio de Janeiro GIG – Santiago SCL – Melbourne MEL – SCL – GIG