Qantas Celebrates G'Day USA with "Destination Australia" Fare Sale

US Departures from $549* each way, based on round trip purchase, in International Economy

New York, NY - January 13, 2012

G'Day USA, the biggest annual celebration of all things Australian, is launching this week around the country. Qantas Airways - Australia's premier airline - is kicking off the festivities by offering travelers huge savings with their "Destination Australia" fare sale offering departures starting from $549* each way, based on round trip purchase, in International Economy on select flights between Los Angeles and Australian cities, with the option to include a stop in New Zealand at no additional charge.

These special fares, which must be booked by 23 January 2012, are valid on flights departing Los Angeles (LAX) for Sydney (SYD), Brisbane (BNE) and Melbourne (MEL) for outbound travel between 15 April and 8 June 2012 or between 15 July and 21 September 2012.

Rates per person are as follows:

Qantas Economy


  • Flights departing Los Angeles from $549* each way based on round trip purchase
    Valid for travel departing between 15 April and 8 June 2012 or between 15 September and 21 September 2012

  • Flights departing Dallas/Fort Worth from $624* each way based on round trip purchase
    Valid for travel departing between 2 May and 8 June 2012 or between 15 September and 21 September 2012

  • Flights departing New York (JFK) from $699* each way based on round trip purchase
    Valid for travel departing between 15 April and 8 June 2012 or between 15 July and 21 September 2012

"As a founding sponsor of G'Day USA, Qantas seeks to introduce Americans to the spectacular landscapes, fascinating culture and friendly people of Australia. We think Americans should make it a New Year's Resolution to visit Australia in 2012, so we are thrilled to kick off the year with this amazing deal. Our extensive network means travelers have abundant options to build the itinerary that appeals to their personal interests to ensure the ultimate vacation experience," said Mr. Wally Mariani, Qantas Senior Executive Vice President for the Americas.

To book the G'Day USA travel deals, visit qantas.com, call 1 800 227 4691^ or contact your preferred travel agent.

Terms and Conditions:
* Prices include fuel surcharges of $500 from the US. US and foreign taxes, fees, including the September 11th Security Fee of up to $10, are an additional $140 to $210 depending upon itinerary. Visit qantas.com for more details.
^ Reservations made by phone incur an additional $30 charge. Hearing impaired persons may dial 711 (National Relay Service) to contact Qantas at 1 800 227 4691.

About Qantas:

Qantas is the only airline offering A380 service from the US on select nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Sydney and to Melbourne. The Qantas A380 features aircraft interiors designed by internationally renowned industrial designer and Qantas Creative Director Marc Newson. Providing over 40 flights per week from the US, Qantas offers more than 30 nonstop flights from Los Angeles (to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Auckland), five from Dallas/Fort Worth to Sydney, a daily direct service from JFK and three from Honolulu to Sydney. A leader in inflight entertainment, all Qantas mainland departures feature on demand video and audio selections for movies, TV programs, radio and games in all classes.

Media Enquiries:

Ty Bentsen (The Brandman Agency) Telephone: 323 522 6337 e-Mail: ty@brandmanpr.com
Jami Gordon-Smith (The Brandman Agency) Telephone: 212 683 2442 e-mail: jami@brandmanpr.com

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