Sydney Opera House, Sydney

Excellent fares to Australia, with some bargain fares in the £400s return with China Southern Airlines in May/June this year.

If you’re looking to travel at other times of the year there are also great value fares with 5* rated Cathay Pacific in the £500s return from Gatwick and Manchester.

Some of the China Southern flights have an overnight connection in Guangzhou. You should be able to use the 72 hour visa free transit when you arrive in Guangzhou and it’s likely you’ll get a free hotel night from China Southern Airlines.

From Heathrow
Melbourne: £493 (May & June ’19 only)
Google Flights    Momondo

Perth: £498 (May & June ’19 only)
Google Flights    Skyscanner*

Sydney: £506 (May & June ’19 only)
Google Flights    Momondo

Perth: £582
Google Flights    Skyscanner*

From Gatwick
Perth: £556
Google Flights    Skyscanner*

Melbourne: £568
Google Flights    Skyscanner*

Sydney: £577
Google Flights    Skyscanner*

From Manchester
Perth: £553
Google Flights    Skyscanner*

Melbourne: £573
Google Flights    Skyscanner*

Sydney: £578
Google Flights    Skyscanner*

All prices are for a return economy flight in UK pounds.

Travel Dates
The cheapest fares from Heathrow are available in May and June ’19. All other fares are available February to June and September to November ’19, excluding Easter.

How much do these flights usually cost?
Around £700+ return

China Southern, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Malaysia Airlines

What’s included?
All of these fares include meals and checked bags

All of these flights have one connection in each direction

Visas and Health
I always recommend checking the entry requirements and health advice before booking your flights so you don’t get any nasty surprises! 

Sample booking on Skyscanner:

London to Perth flights

How to Find and Book This Deal

1. Click the relevant Google Flights link in the list above. In Google Flights click the ‘from’ date to see a calendar of prices.​ Look for dates with the lowest prices. You can change the length of your trip in the bottom left corner of the calendar.

2. Click the relevant Momondo/Kayak/Skyscanner link above (I link to the cheapest one for each search). Search using the dates you found in Google Flights and book with one of the online travel agencies in the search results. The prices should be cheaper here but if they’re not go back to Google Flights and book from there. Why are flights cheaper via Momondo/Skyscanner?​​​​​​​

If there’s no link to Momondo/Kayak/Skyscanner above then I recommend you book directly from the links in Google Flights.

For more in depth instructions about finding the deals take a look at my article How to use Google Flights and Momondo/Skyscanner/Kayak to find the deals.

Accommodation For Your Trip

I’ve included hotel price maps from below so you have an idea of the hotel prices. You can see more detailed prices and book by clicking on the map or using the search boxes below with your dates.

Remember prices and availability can change quickly, so if you can’t find the deal it means it has probably sold out. When you see a deal you’re happy with, book it fast!

If you book one of these deals then please let me know, I’d love to hear from you!

Happy Travelling!


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