AIRLINE CELEBRATES QUEENSLAND BORDERS REOPENING WITH MAMMOTH AIRFARE SALE
• Over half a million Queensland fares from just $85
• Fares available for select travel dates and destinations between 5 August 2020 and 31 March 2021
• Change fees waived for departure dates prior to 30 September, 2020
To celebrate Queensland borders reopening today, Virgin Australia has dropped more than half-a-million sale fares to the Sunshine State from as low as $85.
The Virgin Australia ‘Good to Go’ Queensland sale, in partnership with Tourism Events Queensland, will run until midnight AEST next Tuesday 14 July, offering over 500,000 sale fares to sought-after Queensland destinations including Brisbane, Cairns, Gold Coast, Hamilton Island and Townsville.
Sale fares are available to book at virginaustralia.com and include a 23kg baggage allowance for economy class bookings.
Economy class fare highlights
• Sydney to Gold Coast from $85
• Sydney to Brisbane from $89
• Brisbane to Newcastle from $89
• Brisbane to Whitsunday Coast from $89
• Brisbane to Sydney from $99
• Brisbane to Hamilton Island from $115
• Adelaide to Gold Coast from $129
• Sydney to Cairns from $139
• Perth to Brisbane from $199
Virgin Australia Chief Commercial Officer, John Macleod said it was great news for tourism and local businesses that the Queensland border was reopening to interstate travellers.
“Queensland is a very important market to Virgin Australia and we’re delighted to be able to fly travellers back to the Sunshine State,” said Mr. MacLeod.
“Virgin Australia transports millions of travellers each and every year to holiday amongst Queensland’s beautiful beaches, vast landscapes and tropical weather, and our Good to Go sale will help to reboot the Queensland tourism industry,” he said.
“With fares from as low as $85 including baggage, we hope the sale gets travellers on the holidays they’ve been dreaming about or to reunite them with their family and friends.”
As part of the sale, travellers will be able to choose from a host of travel dates for the remainder of 2020 and into 2021, helping travellers who want to fly now, as well as those who wish to plan ahead.
In a research study conducted by Bastion Insights, Queensland is the number-one considered destination for leisure travel amongst Australians, with 63% currently considering Queensland as their holiday destination.
For added confidence, Virgin Australia is waiving applicable change fees for bookings with travel between now and 30 September 2020. More information on the airline’s flexible booking policy can be found here.
The Virgin Australia ‘Good to Go’ Queensland sale will start on Friday 10 July, 2020 until Tuesday 14 July, 2020 (inclusive), with fares available to book at virginaustralia.com.