Are you looking for a cheap getaway from the Gold Coast? I know I always am, so I have compiled a list of the cheapest destinations to fly to from the Gold Coast airport, making it easier for you to decide on your next holiday destination.
As the Gold Coast continues to grow in popularity, flights continue to get cheaper and more abundant, which is great news for us Gold Coasters who are looking for a cheap getaway.
The prices listed in this article are the lowest flight prices you can get. If you choose to travel over Christmas, school holidays or public holidays, the prices will certainly increase. Being flexible with your plans is what will allow you to score these amazing deals.
These are the cheapest destinations to fly to from the Gold Coast airport.
New Zealand is an incredible county. For any adventure seeker and nature lover, a trip to New Zealand will satisfy your soul. You could road trip New Zealand in a camper van, hit up Queenstown for some skiing or bungee jumping, head to Milford Sounds for some hiking or hit up one of the cities: Christchurch, Wellington or Auckland for some wining and dining.
And the best part about New Zealand is the fact that you can fly there for as little as $200 from the Gold Coast, direct.
How do a few days of City life sound to you? Get a photo with Marina Bay Sans, Explore Gardens by the Bay, shop till you drop and dine in one of Singapore world-class restaurants.
For just $174 to fly to Singapore, you could justify that for an extra-long weekend.
Another destination that you could visit on a long weekend from the Gold Coast is Malaysia, with flights starting from $203. There is so much to do in KL – plus great shopping, delicious food, and amazing (and cheap) hotels with views of the famous Petronas Towers. If this sounds like your kind of holiday, what are you waiting for? If you are flying to Kuala Lumpur, these are some of the best hostels to stay at.
What comes to mind when you hear the phrase ‘tropical dreams’? For me, it’s the Maldives. And can you believe that you can fly to the Maldives for as little as $214? This sure shocked me. If you’ve been craving Island life, the Maldives are calling your name.
Keep in mind when booking flights to the Maldives that you will be flying into Male, the main island. To get out to the smaller islands, you will need to book another flight, and this will cost you extra. For more tips on having a cheap holiday in the Maldives, click here.
If you’re looking for a cultural getaway, Cambodia is the destination for you. Discover the ancient history of Cambodia and explore popular sites such as Siem Reap and Angkor Wat. Flights start from $253 from the Gold Coast.
Tropical paradise, island hopping, waterfalls, rainforest, wildlife, temples and culture, yep Thailand certainly has something for everyone. And you can fly to Bangkok from the Gold Coast for just $245. Not to mention that when you get there you can get a delicious Thai mean for as little as $2. Thailand was rated as one the cheapest destination to travel to in my recent article.
Just a 3-hour flight from the Gold Coast and you will be in tropical Fijian paradise, another perfect destination for a relaxing, tropical getaway. Why not surprise your partner and book a long weekend in Fiji, with flights starting from $300.
As you can see, there is no shortage of options when looking for cheap flights from the Gold Coast Airport.
So stop making excuses and book yourself a cheap flight from the Gold Coast today. For prices this low you’d be crazy not to.
Please note: The prices quotes in this article were found on Sky Scanner and are the prices you will find for the cheapest dates to fly. If you are booking flights for specific days and time, it is highly likely that you will pay more than what is mentioned, but if you are flexible, you will be able to score some seriously great deals.
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