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Qantas Offers Fare Sale To Cairns And The Great Barrier Reef

NEW YORK, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Australia's premier airline, Qantas Airways, is giving travelers an extra incentive to visit Cairns, home of the Great Barrier Reef, and book an Australian getaway with huge savings on departures from Los Angeles, Dallas and New York. The "Just how Great is the Barrier Reef?" Fare Sale is a joint partnership with Qantas, Tourism Queensland and Tourism Tropical North Queensland, aimed at encouraging adventure seekers to go and "see for yourself" the amazing sites the Cairns and Great Barrier Reef area has to offer. Jetsetters who book the special fare sale will visit one of the world's most alluring destinations, where they can experience the majesty of the Great Barrier Reef, take a tour of the oldest rainforest in the world, get up close and personal with koalas, kangaroos and other native Australian animals, in addition to relaxing and taking in the region's natural wonders.

Available for only two weeks, these special fares must be booked by June 24, 2013:

Fares from Los Angeles start from $1,448* round trip in International Economy on select flights to Australia, including the connecting flight to Cairns.  





Los Angeles (LAX)

November 3-28, 2013 or

February 10 – March 31, 2014


Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW)

November 3-28, 2013 or

February 10 – March 31, 2014


New York (JFK)

November 3-28, 2013 or

February 10 – March 31, 2014


Along with incredible airfares, travelers can take advantage of land packages also available. To book Qantas travel deals and view ground packages, visit:

*Fares are for round trip travel in US dollars and include all taxes and fees. Seats are very limited and are not available on every flight. No minimum stay, maximum stay 12 months subject to system range limitation between 330 to 350 days from departure date. Add-on fares are available from North American cities that are not Qantas gateways. No refunds. However, customers who purchase a ticket in the United States for travel on Qantas may cancel their reservations and refund ticket without charge within 24 hours of ticketing when purchase is made one week or more prior to departure of the first flight in the itinerary. Date changes are permitted for a fee of $250 per person per change. Fare valid from June 7 and June 24, 2013. Other restrictions apply. Information is correct as of June 7, 2013 and subject to change without notice. Total price may vary as the result of exchange rate fluctuations affecting the amount of applicable taxes. Airfare is an additional $30 for reservation made by telephone. 

About Qantas Airways
Qantas is the only airline offering A380 service from the U.S. on select non-stop 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. Qantas has also introduced refurbished interiors on selected Boeing 747-400 aircraft (B747) offering more customers a premium flying experience, including state-of-the-art Airbus A380-style seats and in-flight entertainment units. Providing 37 flights per week from the U.S., Qantas offers 34 nonstop flights from Los Angeles (to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane), daily flights from Dallas/Fort Worth to Brisbane/Sydney, daily services from JFK via Los Angeles and three services per week from Honolulu to Sydney.


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