Below are the latest airline offers:
Cathay Pacific has a Smart Saver promo for Economy Class return trips between Hongkong and Australia starting from HK$5,500 (US$709). Valid for travel from now until March 31 and from April 6 to June 17, the special fare covers several Australian cities such as Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Cairns and Brisbane. Travellers booking this special fare can also enjoy value-added offers, such as discounts at Hertz car rental, as well as discounts at major attractions around the country like hot air ballooning in Brisbane and Cairns, Eureka Skydeck in Melbourne and Sydney Aquarium in Sydney among other. Deadline for booking is April 30.
Until March 19, Cebu Pacific (CEB) is offering a 40 percent discount on its lowest year-round fares between Manila and Jakarta. The one-way fare costs PhP2,499 (US$55) and the ticket is valid for travel from June 1 to August 31. The airline flies from Manila to Jakarta on Monday, Wednesday and Friday with return flights on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Travellers flying to Manila from several destinations such as Beijing, Bangkok, Hongkong, Singapore, Shanghai, Taipei, Melbourne and Sydney can tuck in a side trip to another Philippine destination at no cost if they book with Philippine Airlines (PAL) from now until April 7. The “Best of the Philippines Free” promotion has a round-trip fare starting at A$984 (US$900) from Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane; HK$1,370 (US$177) from Hongkong; CNY2,860 (US$418) from Beijing; and S$338 (US$242) from Singapore among others.
PAL passengers can choose from 11 destinations outside Manila – Bacolod, Cebu, Puerto Princesa, Iloilo, Kalibo, Legaspi, Cagayan de Oro, Davao, Tacloban, Tagbilaran and Dipolog – for the domestic leg of their journey. The tickets are valid for travel between June 21 and October 15 for passengers from Asian destinations and between April 17 and June 24/July 16 and October 15 for those flying from Australian destinations.
Until March 22, Qantas has promotional return Economy Class fares between Hongkong and Down Under from HK$4,790 (US$617) to Perth and from HK$5,410 (US$697) to Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Melbourne or Sydney.
The airline is also offering special return fares on Business Class at HK$27,000 (US$3,480) from Hongkong to Perth and at HK$28,260 (US$3,642) from Hongkong to Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Melbourne or Sydney.
Business Class tickets are valid for travel until June 30, while Economy Class tickets are accepted for travel from now until March 29 and from April 6 to June 17. Tickets are valid for one-year from date of departure.
United Airlines has an online fare of HK$6,240 (US$804) for an Economy Class return ticket between Hongkong and New York until March 31. Purchase must be made online at www.unitedairlines.com.hk. The offer is valid for travel from May 1 to June 30.