[01/19/2019 @ 1:07 PM] Book this fare on: Priceline, BookingBuddy, Travelocity, Orbitz, CheapTickets.
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United has round-trip flights from Dallas (DFW/DAL) to Sydney or Melbourne (SYD/MEL) for $587-$609 with a connection. Flights to Sydney from February to September. Flights to Melbourne are in February and March. Australian ETA (a Visa) required. Blackout July.
Note: Keep in mind the time/date/season change when traveling.
- Sydney – Example Dates: (Priceline / BookingBuddy) Feb 13 – Feb 20 /
Feb 19 – Feb 26/ Feb 27 – Mar 06 / Mar 04 – Mar 11 / Mar 13 – Mar 20 / Mar 19 – Mar 26 / Mar 27 – Apr 03/ Apr 02 – Apr 09/ Apr 10 – Apr 17 / Apr 17 – Apr 24 / Apr 23 – Apr 30 / May 01 – May 08 / May 08 – May 15 / May 15 – May 22 / May 22 – May 29 / May 29 – Jun 05 / Jun 05 – Jun 12 / Jun 10 – Jun 17 / Jun 26 – Jul 03 / Blackout: Jul 01 – Jul 28 / Jul 31 – Aug 07 / Aug 07 – Aug 14 / Aug 14 – Aug 21 / Aug 21 – Aug 28 / Aug 28 – Sep 04 / Sep 16 – Sep 23 / Other dates: There are more dates available than the ones we list here, experiment on your own.
- Melbourne – Example Dates: (Priceline / BookingBuddy) Feb 04 – Feb 12 / Feb 25 – Mar 04 / Mar 04 – Mar 11 / Mar 14 – Mar 21 / 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 when this post was initially created. See timestamps at the top of this post.
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- Previous Lowest Price Average: $1150
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