Singles Day comes early with sale airfares already available online

Two of the biggest travel brands released sale fares on Friday.
Two of the biggest travel brands released sale fares on Friday. Photo credit: Getty Images/Newshub.

The worldwide shopping phenomenon that is November 11 - 'Singles Day' in China - takes place on Monday, but Newshub has discovered some sale airfares that are already online.

Flight Centre released discounted international airfares onto the market in the early hours of Friday morning, and Jetstar has followed with its own deals going online at midday.

Flight Centre's deals:
 

  • Return flights to Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane from Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch on Air New Zealand are on sale for $349
  • Auckland - Rarotonga return flying Virgin Airlines - $445 
  • Auckland - Fiji  return flying Air New Zealand - $499
  • Air New Zealand Premium Economy flights from Auckland or Wellington to Rarotonga or Fiji for $799
  • Return flights on Cathay Pacific from Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch to Bangkok or Phuket - $799
  • Return to Tokyo leaving Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch on Fiji Airways - $799
  • Return from Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch to Bali for $799 flying Emirates
  • Return to Los Angeles or San Francisco from Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch flying Fiji Airways - $899
  • Fiji Airways return airfares to Hawaii from Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch for $699
  • Flights to Europe as low as $1,099 return from Auckland flying China Southern Airlines
  • London return for $1289 return flying China Southern
  • London $1289 return ex AKL flying China Southern

Jetstar's deals:

 
  • Christchurch to Melbourne from $109 one way
  • Christchurch to Gold Coast from $125 one way
  • Queenstown to Melbourne from $165 one way
  • Queenstown to Gold Coast from $179 one way
  • Wellington to Queenstown from $33 one way
  • Auckland to Queenstown from $39 one way
  • Auckland to Rarotonga from $159 one way

As with all airfares, there can be restrictions on things such as luggage, flexibility and availability so you should read them before you buy.

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