*see UPDATE below* Thanks to joint service of Etihad Airways and Virgin Australia we may currently book really cheap open-jaw flights from Europe to Australia! Open-jaw ticket means that you have to look for flights which inbound flight either departs from or arrives to different airport than the original one. In this case you would be departing from Dublin to Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne and returning to main airports in Germany. (Dusseldorf, Frankfurt or Munich). Flights on this route are available for just incredible price starting at €565! Alternatively you may also return to London for still interesting €676.
*UPDATE* – Available again! Based on premium service of 4*star airlines (according to Skytrax) Etihad Airways and Virgin Australia you may also fly so cheap to Australia! An open-jaw flights on route Dublin – Australia – Germany or London are available from just €535!! You may decide to fly to Perth, Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne.The flights are available mainly during November and December 2014 in limited travel options. We are adding booking sample below the post. Fares are valid most likely only today 14th of April..Booking sample of cheap open jaw flights to Australia below:
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Short update – adding approx €50 to this fare you may also depart on your return flight from Australia from Adelaide,Perth or Darwin!
You may also look for open-jaw flights on both sides. That means you may fly to Sydney and then leaving Australia from Melbourne. (or vice versa). Connection flights from your homecity is quickets to check through Skyscanner. Both Dublin and airports in Germany are easily accessible by low-cost airlines from many European countries.
How to book
Booking is possible through booking agent Expedia. Tariff of Etihad AIrways / Virgin Australia allows to purchase the flights in travel period till the end of June 2014. (your outbound flight from Ireland to Australia). However we have managed to find the flights at the lowest airfare mainly during May and June 2014. Multi city flights with return to Australia are most likely available to book till the end of March only. If you consider to book directly with the airline you may check latest valid Etihad Airways promotion code.
Travel date samples (open jaw flights Dublin – Australia – Germany). This most likely does not work in case of return flights to London.
30.4. – 13.5. 5. – 19.5. 8. – 24.5. 12. – 26.5. 21.5. – 5.6.
Booking sample of an open jaw flight from Europe to Australia for just €515 below. In this case you would be departing from Dublin to Perth on 3rd of November and returning back from Australia on 27th of November 2014.
Booking sample of an open jaw flight from Europe to Australia for just €565. In this case you would be flying from Dublin to Melbourne on 5th of May and returning from Australia back to Dusseldorf on 19th of May 2014.
Booking sample of an open jaw flight Dublin – Australia – London for €676 below.