Thinking of flying to Australia? Flying to Australia can be a wonderful experience as well as a long strenuous one. Additionally, crossing the International Date Line further jumbles the body clock. However, it’s fantastic in a way, as the first sight whilst approaching the vastness and astonishing natural beauty of Australia from above the clouds is a matchless experience and very rewarding despite the long arduous journey.
There are a lot of airlines that operates flights to Australia, and not only are the airfares outstandingly competitive but there is also a wide choice of services and various routings that one can choose from, making flying to Australia not only accessible but economical as well.
At present, the major carrier to Australia is Qantas, the country’s number one airline, in joint venture with British Airways. Jointly they provide the widest options of flights to Australia with up to six flights from UK. This international alliance of both the airlines has ensured a huge number of flight options roving in either route around the world.
All other airlines also have their own deviation of in-flight services and seat pitch, as well as en route stops, and although such aspects may influence once choice of flying to Australia, it is often simply a matter of which airlines give the most excellent fare and availability for the time one wishes to travel.
Flying to Australia first class or business class is superb, but this can be quiet expensive though. Traveling from the U.S., business class tickets for Australia can be more than US $7,000, and first class fares can be more than US$12,000. However, the exquisite service and comfort while on the long travel can be worth it. The key for these types of travel is using the frequent flier miles for those who often fly for work; even so, business class tickets on Qantas and American Airlines can still cost about 115,000 miles. A quick tip for travelers using frequent flier miles, book your flights early as very few seats are given for these international flights.
If flying from the United States to Australia, several choices of airlines include Air New Zealand, United, and Qantas, which fly from California to Melbourne or Sydney. Or another option is to have a stop in Hong Kong, and fly with Cathay Pacific from Los Angeles, or with Air Pacific Airlines that departs from California and stops at Fiji. Flying from Europe offers different set of choices and other airline options as well.
Bottom line, flying to Australia is all worth it, as the country itself is nothing like any place on earth, naturally amazing and astoundingly well worth visiting.