Glitch Fare: Dallas to Melbourne $185 r/t – Virgin America / Virgin Australia

[10/30/2017 @ 5:51 PM] Book this fare on: Priceline, BookingBuddyTravelocity, Orbitz, CheapTickets.
[10/30/2017 @ 6:45 PM] Glitch fare looks dead. Removing from deal list.

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Virgin has round-trip flights from Dallas (DFW/DAL) to Melbourne (MEL) for $185, with a connection. Flights December to May. 7-day minimum stay required. Holiday blackouts apply. Australian ETA (a Visa) required.

Note: This appears to be a glitch fare.

Note: Book on Priceline.

  • Example Dates: (Priceline / BookingBuddy) Dec 02 – Dec 09 / Dec 05 – Dec 12 / Blackout: Dec 06 – Jan 20 / Jan 27 – Feb 03 / Feb 03 – Feb 10 / Feb 10 – Feb 17 / Feb 17 – Feb 24 / Feb 24 – Mar 03 / Apr 14 – Apr 21 / Apr 21 – Apr 28 / Apr 28 – May 05 / May 05 – May 12 / May 08 – May 15 / May 15 – May 22 / Other dates: There are more dates available than the ones we list here, experiment on your own.

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I was able to pull this fare up on Priceline. Screenshot taken at 5:56 PM on 10/30/17.

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One Comment

  1. Pratik Patel said:

    If you were confirmed and ticketed and then cancelled, file a complaint with DOT. I filed mine and they are more likely to force VA to compensate or give back the ticket if there are more people who do it. Make sure to attach the itinerary that it was confirmed and your e-ticket and then the email they sent (3 attachements). They are saying cancelling 9 days later is against DOT rules so join in people!

    https://airconsumer.dot.gov/escomplaint/ConsumerForm.cfm

    https://www.transportation.gov/individuals/aviation-consumer-protection/reservations-fares-ticketing-fees

    November 15, 2017

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