Based on top ranked Cathay Pacific you may consider to book error fare flights to Australia when departing from Zurich. Please do not call the airline nor booking agent, give the opportunity to book such a great to other travelers. There is always a possibility your ticket would be cancelled so wait with booking your connection flight and accommodation before you receive firm confirmation from airline or booking agent. The cheapest error fare flights to Australia are now starting already for €237.
If interested you may generally find the cheapest flights between August 2015 and March 2016. This is indeed and error fare deal so can be fixed or sold out any time soon. Please refer to below booking sample of this error fare flight to Australia.
Accomodation – Countries of South East Asia are famous also due to very cheap accomodation (has nothing to do with quality of service) and that you can book your hotel almost anytime due to high competition especially in Thailand and Vietnam. If you still want to book your hotel in advance you may consider hotel booking agents such as Hotelopia. They are now also offering 6% promotional code for additional discount off hotel rooms. More details to be found here.
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Booking sample of an error fare flights to Australia from Zurich from €237! In this case you would be flying from Zurich to Sydney on 25th of August. You would then fly from Australia back to Europe on 14th of September 2015.