Mistake Fare: U.S. to Australia Under $376 (Was $1300)

by Sara Williams

*This is a mistake fare – please wait 15 days to make any additional bookings to be sure the fare is honored.*

Fly to Australia during the peak summer season for under $376 from 15 cities! Air Canada has published mistake fares for departures from the U.S. arriving in three Australian airports. Book your travel for September 2020 through February 2021.

Brisbane’s Streets Beach is a manmade beach in the heart of the city’s Southbank precinct. Martin Valigursky / Shutterstock.com

U.S. Citizens are required to have an ETA Visa.

Mistake fares are usually honored but advice is to wait 15 days to ensure that it will be before booking your hotel or car rental.

Departure Cities:

  • Cincinnati (CVG) – $356
  • Cleveland (CLE) – $359
  • Columbus (CMH) – $358
  • Dallas (DFW) – $353
  • Denver (DEN) – $353
  • Indianapolis (IND) – $369
  • Las Vegas (LAS) – $353
  • Los Angeles (LAX) – $353
  • New York (LGA) – $367
  • Newark (EWR) – $353
  • Phoenix (PHX) – $353
  • Portland (PDX) – $353
  • San Diego (SAN) – $353
  • San Francisco (SFO) – $353
  • Seattle (SEA) – $353

Arrival Cities:

  • Brisbane (BNE)
  • Melbourne (MEL)
  • Sydney (SYD)

To book please use Google Flights. Here’s a handy guide on how to expertly find and book flights using google flights.

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PB April 4, 2020 - 9:02 am

Already received email stating my flight was canceled and they won’t be honoring price.

Kyle April 4, 2020 - 2:46 pm

Beware, Air Canada just revoked the ticket and is in the process of refunding the amount paid

AS April 6, 2020 - 6:52 pm

Don’t they Legally have to honor this fare??

Sara Williams April 6, 2020 - 8:20 pm

Hi Allison,
They don’t, though I have seen them honored before and they commonly are. That’s why it’s best to purchase and then wait 15 days to book any hotel or car rental etc – just in case they don’t honor it.


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