12 March 2021 | Customer

Flights from $55: Virgin Australia goes one better with half-price fares starting today

  • Virgin Australia launches half-price flash sale following extensive customer enquiry
  • Half-price one-way Economy fares will go on sale from 5-7pm AEDT today* or until sold out on all Virgin Australia-operated services nationally
  • Travel period: 15-28 March, 2021
  • Virgin Australia fares include baggage, seat selection and Velocity Frequent Flyer points and status credits
  • Virgin Australia continues to offer free booking flexibility for travel until 31 January 2022*


“We’ve been inundated with guests wanting to book the Federal Government’s half-price fares, so in true Virgin Australia style, we’re giving our loyal customers a taste of what’s to come, with half-price, one-way economy fares on sale from just $55* from 5-7pm today or until sold out.

“It’s important that we continue to play our part to get Australians travelling so that we can bring more of our people back to work and reboot the tourism economy and our half-price airfare sale is a testament of that.”

“There has literally never been a better time to fly and guests will be able to book fares today to popular Australian destinations such as Byron Bay and the Gold Coast for no more than a taxi fare.

“We have so many amazing tourism destinations right here in Australia, and our irresistible prices will get Australians exploring our own backyard which will go a long way in helping the nation’s economic recovery.

“Travellers also know what they get when they fly with Virgin Australia and so we’ll continue to offer free baggage, seat selection and Velocity Frequent Flyer points and status credits for all half-price fares sold.”

Half-price one-way Economy fare highlights:

  • Sydney-Byron Bay/Byron Bay-Sydney from $55
  • Sydney-Gold Coast/Gold Coast-Sydney from $55
  • Melbourne-Launceston/Launceston-Melbourne from $64
  • Brisbane-Whitsunday Coast/Whitsunday Coast-Brisbane from $78
  • Melbourne-Gold Coast/Gold Coast-Melbourne from $88
  • Adelaide-Sydney/Sydney-Adelaide from $102
  • Melbourne-Canberra/Canberra-Melbourne from $111
  • Melbourne-Perth/Perth-Melbourne from $146

For the full list of half-price airfares on sale, visit our website.