It’s Valentine’s Day. Ditch the flowers and chocolates. Get your loved one a holiday. It’s super cheap this week. Jetstar has flights from $37. Qantas international companion sale can get you a quick, cheap international break with frequent flier points. Or Try an island escape from just $209 each way. 

You’ll find this week’s best flight deals below. Don’t forget, Family Travel does have an in-house travel agent. Once you’ve booked your flights – use the chatbot or call 1300 404 100 to lock in a sweet accommodation deal. 

Ready for takeoff?

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Are you ready to fly? Picture: Shutterstock

Jetstar spreads the love with a beaches sale

Jetstar’s beaches sale started on Valentines’ Day. Hint hint. This is an awesome gift people. Despite the name, it doesn’t just include beaches. Escape from Melbourne to the vineyards of the Barossa Valley. Flights to Adelaide are on sale from $37. That’s cheaper than dinner tonight. 

Here’s a guide to the Barossa Valley wineries with kids… just to inspire you. 

Barossa Valley
Barossa Valley Vineyards – you know you want to go. Picture: hddigital / Shutterstock

Flights between Melbourne and Sydney are $38. You can fly from Melbourne to Launceston are $41.

Want something a bit more exotic? Flights from Sydney to Hawaii are just $199 one way. Or Brisbane to Bali from $179. 

Here are the best flights we could find: 

Melbourne (Tullamarine) to Honolulu from $199 one way

Sydney to Honolulu from $199 one way

Sydney to Cairns from $99 one way

Melbourne (Tullamarine) to Cairns from $105 one way

Brisbane to Whitsundays Coast from $58 one way

Adelaide to Gold Coast from $85 one way

Melbourne (Tullamarine) to Gold Coast from $67 one way

Melbourne (Tullamarine) to Ballina from $69 one way

Hobart to Sydney from $69 one way

Brisbane to Bali (Denpasar) from $179 one way

Take 10% off Hawaiian Airlines flights

Want to go to Hawaii? But not on Jetstar? Did you know that you can use a special Family Travel code and get $100AUD off your Hawaiian holiday when you fly with Hawaiian Airlines? 

Waikiki Beach Hawaii
Waikiki Beach Hawaii. Picture: Shutterstock

You do now. 

All you have to do to get $100 Off your Hawaii Holiday Package is book by 31 March, 2019 for travel between 01 Jan – 30 Jun, 2019 and use coupon code: SCFF18. 

The link to these awesome offers is here:

You’re welcome. 

The Qantas companion sale is on now

To score a cheap flight with Qantas this week, you just need to travel in twos. Flights start from $219 per person from Sydney to Christchurch between 1 March and 29 November. Hello ski season. School holiday dates are sadly NOT included. But you can find some flights available over the long weekends in June and October. 

off the beaten track family destinations
Queenstown. Picture: Shutterstock.

You need to be super quick on this sale. It ends on February 15. 

Here are the best flight deals we found at the Qantas companion sale. 

Sydney to Hong Kong from $508 one way

Sydney to Noumea from $229 one way

Sydney to Osaka or Tokyo from $698

Melbourne to Christchurch from $225

Melbourne to London from $1198

LA from just $724 on Air New Zealand

This price is crazy low. Normally sale flights for LA hover around $900. Air New Zealand has flights to LA from the Gold Coast from $724, from Melbourne from $738, and $755 from Sydney. 

The only catch is that you will have a short layover in Auckland. 

But hey, Auckland is nice. You can even split the trip up with a stopover and climb Mount Eden with the kids. Call Family Travel’s travel agent for this one. They can organise it all for you. 

Newcastle to Auckland
The view from Mt Eden Auckland. Picture Alison Godfrey

Virgin Australia’s Island Escape sale

Virgin Australia has island escapes on sale until February 20. 

Cloud 9 Fiji.
Cloud 9 Fiji. Picture: Ignacio Moya Coronado / Shuttestock

Fly from Sydney to Fiji from $249, Sydney or Melbourne to Vanuatu from $269 and Sydney to Samoa from $299. 

Flights from other capital cities are slightly more expensive. Adelaide to Fiji is $319, Canberra to Port Villa is $336. 

Check all the flight prices on Virgin Australia. 

Air Vanuatu launches Melbourne flights from $325

Last week Air Vanuatu launched three weekly flights to Melbourne from Port Villa.

Flights are on sale from $325 one way. 

The five-hour flight will be operated by Air Vanuatu’s Boeing 737-800 aircraft, flying Port Vila to Melbourne on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, departing Port Vila at 16:15 and arriving into Melbourne at 20:15. The Melbourne to Port Vila flights depart Melbourne on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 07:00 and arrive into Port Vila at 12:30.

Families will have plenty to do in Vanuatu. Picture: Shutterstock

The best holiday packages this week: 

Holiday packages are a great way to travel with kids. You don’t have to worry about co-ordinating flights or hotels, it’s all done for you. 

Here are a few deals we’ve got our eye on buying this week. 

Kids fly, stay and eat free in Fiji

One of Fiji’s most renowned resorts is welcoming families with a kids stay, play & eat free deal. This can save you up to $2,030 on accommodation. 

This 5-night holiday package includes return flights to Nadi, including checked luggage, meals and drinks. 

Kids will love the huge resort pool. Picture: Supplied

Once you arrive at the Warwick after your airport transfers and meet & greet, you can take advantage of the water sports, Kids Club and fun resort facilities, all included in your stay. 

From $1,500 per adult and kids under 12 are totally free. Book this hot deal before 31 January to save.

To book or find out more, check this out.

Daily buffet breakfast is included! Picture: Supplied

5 nights at the Naviti Resort Fiji 

Want an easy Fiji holiday? This is the deal for you. Prices start at $1250 for five nights for adults and $0 for kids. That’s right, kids stay and play for free. 

The deal includes accommodation in an Ocean View room, airport meet-and-greet, transfers, welcome drinks, hot buffet breakfasts, buffet lunches and themed dinners, all beverages, unlimited golf, a sunset cruise, a coral viewing cruise, a guided snorkelling trip, Kids’ Club, watersports and a shopping trip. 

To get the deal you need to travel between 1 April and 30 June or 24 July and 21 September. That includes the mega Easter school holiday

Beach in Mamanuca Islands, Fiji - Image
Just imagine yourself on this beach in Fiji. Picture: Shutterstock

Disneyland Resort Anaheim package deal

Ever dreamt of going to Disneyland? This incredible deal makes it super easy and affordable for families. For just $1275 per adult and $99 per child you can book four nights at the Anaheim Majestic Garden Hotel. The package includes one Magic Morning Admission for early entry into a theme park. Plus if you book before January 31 you will get a four day Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park ticket for the price of a two-day pass. 

Mickey and Minnie at Disneyland © Disney

The Anaheim Majestic Garden Hotel is a castle-themed 4-star hotel set on 13 acres of manicured gardens. It’s a short drive from the Disneyland Resort. If you don’t have a car, you can take the complimentary Disneyland shuttle.

This package deal is for travel between 1 April and 23 May. You can add on extra nights, or change dates by calling 1300 404 100. 

Click here to find out all the details on this Disneyland deal. 

Where do we find our deals?

  • Direct emails from Airlines such as Qantas, Virgin Australia and Cathay Pacific
  • Travel aggregators such as ExpediaWebjet &
  • Budget airlines – Jetstar, Tiger Airways, Scoot and Air Asia
  • Flight booking deal websites such as, I want that flight and Cheap flights. 
  • Family Travel also has package deals for families. Check out our Family Travel holidays here

Call a travel agent…

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Did you know that Family Travel has a travel agent? Call us on 1300 404 100 and we’ll connect you to one of our accredited family travel specialist partners who can create an incredible family holiday package just for you. Why search for sale flights for hours when you can get someone else to do it for you.


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