Cheap flights to UnZud

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  1. teckel

    teckel Old And Crusty
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    Looking to go to UnZud in October.
    There seem to be good deals via Air New Zealand.
    One way to ChCh from Melbourne - $188 (including 1 bag) to get there & cheaper to get back.
    Travel dates: 27 Jul - 12 Sep, 17 - 29 Oct, 10 - 21 Nov, 2 - 13 Dec 2017
    Need to book by 18th March.

    Putting this here for comments and also for those wishing to travel in August.
     
  2. teckel

    teckel Old And Crusty
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    No comments on the rates? Not particularly good, or not particularly bad?
     
  3. Red_switch

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    I don't think anyone is sure where you are going?
     
  4. GlenH

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    I think you are flying Melbourne - Christchurch - Melbourne.

    I can see the prices you refer to. If you are flexible with dates the prices do seem good.

    Just be sure the bag included is a 23kg checked bag, if that's what you want, not a 7kg carry-on bag.

    Also some flights are operated by Virgin. Last year we travelled one way with Virgin and although it was quite OK there sometimes is not the same facilities in term of seat-back video screens and choice of special meals etc.

    Also the crew don't say "Kia-ora" when you get on. ;)
     
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  5. teckel

    teckel Old And Crusty
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    Thanks Glen. For a 4 hr flight, I'm not worried about the movies or the food. I could happily go without both (which I think I may have to do for that low airfare).
    And yup, need a checked bag as I'll be going for 8 days.
    Thanks for the response. I think I'll book it. :)
     
  6. chriscross

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    Cheaper than our flight to Hobart next week!
     
  7. teckel

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    Yep. Booked it yesterday. $740 total for 2 adults return including 23kg checked luggage each. OK - no meals or entertainment, but it's only a 4 hr flight, so can manage quite comfortably without. :)
     
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    I'm jealous you're so close.

    We just booked our flights for August, it's a bit more of a hike from Perth.

    I think you've got good prices.
     
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    Our group of 7 will hopefully be booking the Air NZ sale fares tomorrow!
    Melb - Christchurch return with 23 kgs bags for $406.00 return :woohoo:
     
  10. Froff Life

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    Scooped up the flights today on the last day of Air NZ's sale fares, return Melb - Christchurch for $296, pretty happy with that!