Best Earlybird Airfares To Europe's Hot Spots

1 October 2014
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As the old saying goes, the early bird gets the best worm so, if you're dreaming about a Europe holiday, now is the time to secure your 2015 flights. Every October, airlines release their best pricing for Europe flights in the year ahead. That means if you book now, you can be assured a great deal.

There are eleven key Europe destinations on offer during Earlybird season: Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Dublin, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London, Manchester, Milan, Paris, Rome.

 Now is the time to lock in those flights to Paris!

Taking a look at all the Earlybird fares on offer to these destinations, the average price to Europe from Australia is $1616* per person. Travellers from Perth and Melbourne will fare best with prices averaging out at $1596*pp and $1607*pp respectively.

For Brisbane travellers, Earlybird airfares average $1635* per person, while travellers from Sydney can expect to pay an average of $1618*pp, and departures from Adelaide average at $1626*pp.

Paris, Rome and London are the most popular hubs for travellers flying into Europe and both Malaysia Airlines and Etihad Airways are offering the most competitive pricing on this route, according to Flight Centre's Tom Walley.

"Earlybird flights to Paris and Rome range between $1452* and $1552* depending on the carrier, while flights to London start from $1589* departing Perth and go up to $1708* departing Sydney on Malaysia Airlines," Mr Walley said.

Cheapest Fares To London

Using London as an example, here's a bird's-eye view of some of the best deals on Earlybird flights available with Flight Centre.

Carrier Price Details
Flight Centre Red Label flying Cathay Pacific $1869* departing Perth$1869* departing Melbourne
$1876* departing Adelaide
$1887* departing Sydney
$1888* departing Brisbane
Valid for sale until December 31, 2014. For travel March 1 - May 31, 2015.
China Southern $1419* departing Perth
$1488* departing Brisbane
$1499* departing Melbourne
$1519* departing Adelaide
$1537* departing Sydney
Valid for sale until December 31, 2014. For travel March 1 - 31, 2015.
Etihad Airways $1716* departing Perth
$1739* departing Melbourne
$1754* departing Sydney
$1755* departing Adelaide
$1756* departing Brisbane
Valid for sale until November 4, 2014. For travel February 27 - March 24, 2015.
Emirates $1712* departing Perth $1773* departing Melbourne $1788* departing Sydney $1796* departing Adelaide
$1800* departing Brisbane
Valid for sale until November 19, 2014. For travel March 1 - 24, 2015.
Malaysia Airlines $1589* departing Perth $1693* departing Melbourne $1697* departing Adelaide
$1708* departing Sydney
$1712* departing Brisbane
Valid for sale until December 20, 2014. For travel May 1 - June 19, 2015.
Singapore Airlines $1739* departing Perth $1739* departing Melbourne $1746* departing Adelaide
$1757* departing Sydney
$1758* departing Brisbane
Valid for sale until November 17, 2014. For travel March 1 - July 31, 2015.
Qantas $1786* departing Melbourne $1799* departing Sydney
$1814* departing Brisbane $1816* departing Perth $1823* departing Adelaide
Valid for sale until November 19, 2014. For travel March 1 - 24, 2015.

*Average pricing based on Earlybird airfares released by the following six carriers: Qantas, Etihad Airways, Emirates, Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines and Cathay Pacific as at October 01, 2014.

Kellie Carty

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