Tigerair offering up to 80% off flights to celebrate 8 years in Australia


It’s not everyday you can book a flight in Australia for between just $8 and $48, but starting at midday today, TigerAir are offering just that. These crazy prices are thanks to the budget airline celebrating eight years of flying in Australia and will this week carry its 18 millionth passenger since coming to Australia in November 2007. That lucky passenger will receive a Tigerair Australia travel voucher worth $800.

A week of celebratory number eight themed sales launch today, with the first sale on for 24 hours commencing from midday (AEDT), featuring all routes on sale up to 80% off* base domestic fares^, from either $8* $18* $28* or $48*.

Tigerair Australia Head of Communications, Vanessa Regan, says

“Tigerair has come such a long way in eight years and is now delivering on the promise of consistent delivery of affordable fares, on time flights with great customer service. It doesn’t get much better than this with the majority of our routes on sale for less than the cost of a couple of movie tickets.

“We’re proud of the contribution we make to this country through the provision of over 1,100 jobs and by enabling Australians to see more of their own back yard and more of each other, more often. Tigerair’s consistently great value fares stimulate air travel in this country and grow the air travel market which is great news for tourism, the economy and for the consumer.”

“Today’s sale means from less than $50* you can fly anywhere we fly in Australia – either way between Melbourne and Hobart from just $8*, from Brisbane to Cairns, or Melbourne to Adelaide, or Sydney to Coffs Harbour, or Adelaide to Sydney, or between Melbourne and Sydney from just $18*.

Full list of domestic routes on sale below for 24 hours only commencing midday today (AEDT) Wednesday 4 November below:

Route (both ways) Travel period – 2016 88 Seats Each Way From
Melbourne – Hobart 26 July – 14 September $8*
Sydney – Gold Coast 26 July – 14 September $18*
Sydney – Melbourne 26 July – 14 September $18*
Sydney – Coffs Harbour 26 July – 14 September $18*
Sydney – Brisbane 26 July – 14 September $18*
Sydney – Adelaide 26 July – 14 September $18*
Melbourne – Adelaide 26 July – 14 September $18*
Cairns – Brisbane 26 July – 14 September $18*
Brisbane – Adelaide 26 July – 14 September $28*
Brisbane – Darwin 26 July – 14 September $28*
Melbourne – Brisbane 26 July – 14 September $28*
Melbourne – Coffs Harbour 26 July – 14 September $28*
Melbourne – Cairns 26 July – 14 September $28*
Melbourne – Gold Coast 26 July – 14 September $28*
Sydney – Cairns 26 July – 14 September $28*
Sydney – Whitsunday Coast 26 July – 14 September $28*
Melbourne – Perth 26 July – 14 September $48*
Sydney – Perth 26 July – 14 September $48*

Naturally, there’s plenty of terms and conditions on a deal like this. Make sure you read through it, as some like the booking and service fee mean you may pay more than the prices above to board your flight.

For more information, head over to https://tigerair.com.au/ and make sure you refresh quickly around 12pm today.


^ Up to 80% off* promotion is available on selected Light Fares only during the stated travel periods. Discount is applied to base fare component. Fees, taxes and charges do not attract discount. Limited number of seats are on sale.

*All fares are subject to availability and may vary until ticketed. Prices are based on a one way economy Light Fare. Light Fares are per person in AUD and include GST. International fares departing Denpasar may vary with the addition of local taxes and charges.

Add a per person, per booking, booking and service fee when booking using credit cards and some debit cards ($8.50 for domestic and $12.50 for international). Add $15 when booking by phone or at the airport.

The booking and service fee does not apply to payments made using Australian-issued MasterCard debit cards.

Fares are non-refundable. Bookings may be changed by paying the fee and any applicable fare difference in accordance with our conditions of carriage, as published on our website on the day you request your change. For Light Fares, additional charges apply for optional extras such as checked-in baggage travel insurance and reserved seat selection.

Flights between Australia and Denpasar are operated by Virgin Australia International providing a tigerair australia service and are subject to regulatory approvals. Other conditions apply. Go to www.tigerair.com.au for full terms and conditions. Buy between 12pm aedt 04/11/2015 and 12pm aedt 05/11/2015, or until seats sell out.

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