Cheap Flights to Oceania from Australia

Best student & youth fares right now to Oceania

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Student flights from Australia to Oceania

Ready for your next holiday but not sure where to go? There’s plenty to explore right in our own backyard in the South Pacific! From the bustling cities and stunning beaches of Australia, to the natural wonders of New Zealand to the tropical paradises of places like Fiji and Tahiti, Oceania is a dream to explore, whether you have a few weeks or a few months. Not to mention that it’s a lot easier (and cheaper) to plan a spontaneous trip to somewhere only a few hours away.

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What are the main Oceania airport hubs?

The biggest airports for Oceania flights are located in Australia. The Sydney airport is the busiest airport in Oceania, closely followed by the Melbourne, Brisbane and Auckland airports. It’s pretty likely that any flight you take throughout the region will route you through one of these main hubs.

If you’re visiting the South Pacific islands, there’s just a few major airports: Nadi, in Fiji; Papeete, in Tahiti; Rarotonga, in Cook Islands; Apia, in Samoa; and Tongatapu, in Tonga.

How to fly from Australia to Oceania

Of course, there’s loads of ways to fly around Oceania, depending on where you’re coming from. The most direct flights originate from Sydney or Melbourne. From these two cities, it’s easy to find direct flights to places like Nadi, Fiji or anywhere in New Zealand or Australia. If you’re coming from somewhere like Perth, Gold Coast or Brisbane, your flights will probably have a stopover in Sydney or Melbourne first.

Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Qantas and Jetstar are all popular airlines for flights around Oceania.

When is the best time to fly to Oceania?

Obviously, with such a large region, there’s no one best time to visit. The weather varies quite a bit—so while you’re experiencing a cold winter season in Australia, some islands in French Polynesia might still have plenty of warm summer weather. Generally, many of the islands in the French Pacific, like Fiji and Tahiti, offer sunny, tropical weather year-round. New Zealand’s winters offer a perfect escape for a ski trip. And springs and falls are generally good times for visiting pretty much anywhere. The only season you might want to be careful about is the humid, rainy season of the islands, from December to April.

When is the cheapest time to book a flight from Australia to Oceania?

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Why do Australian students love visiting Oceania?

Oceania is an amazing destination for students and not only because of the good weather! Oceania is full of adventure, relaxed and unique cultures, amazing scenery and tons of things to do and explore.

Oceania universities and campuses

Oceania universities and campuses

There’s plenty of studying opportunities in Oceania, whether you’re looking for somewhere to complete an entire programme or just looking to study somewhere new for a semester. Melbourne and Sydney are two of the top study abroad destinations in Oceania.

If you want to get off-the-beaten-path a bit more, try studying somewhere like Queenstown, New Zealand, right at the base of the Southern Alps and near Milford Sound and other iconic sights. Or spend a semester in Fiji, studying in literal paradise. Of course, you can also check into what programmes your university offers as well.

Oceania lifestyle and culture

Oceania lifestyle and culture

Oceania is home to a wide variety of cultures and people groups, from modern, international cities to sparsely populated national park areas and indigineous people and cultures. Many places in the South Pacific do share a warm, hospitable attitude and you’ll probably find the lifestyle of many places to be quite relaxed. If you’re curious about the culture of a new place, just ask a local! Generally, people will be quite friendly and happy to share their lifestyle and culture with you.

Exploring Oceania on a student budget

Exploring Oceania on a student budget

Even if you’re stuck with a small budget, Oceania is a great region to explore. Many of the flights from Australia within the region are less expensive than long-haul flights elsewhere. Along with that, you’ll find both a thriving hostel culture and plenty of free things to do, which can help you save tons on your trip. Try hanging out in smaller cities that still have tons to offer, like Christchurch or Queenstown, or head to a National Park for some time in nature that won’t break the bank. Even the South Pacific islands can be doable on a budget if you plan ahead!

Frequently asked questions about flying from Australia to Oceania

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