Virgin Australia makes huge sale on flights to Melbourne

Art Crawls, Night Stalls at Queen Victoria Market, Hidden Bars, Degraves Street (iconic), the National Gallery of Victoria, all the Distilleries and of course, kudos to Lune Croissanterie, home to a real coffee and hazelnut croissant cooked twice.

Melbourne is a city full of streets to explore, sports games to watch (making it the “sports capital of the world”) and of course food to eat. That’s why we know you won’t need any encouragement to get around Virgin Australia’s latest flight sale. We’re talking $55 flights from Hobart for $55, $69 from Sydney, $89 from the Gold Coast, $99 from Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast and just $199 from Perth.

Now go pick up that jawbone off the floor and pack your bags.

Virgin Australia’s Get Set Melbourne sale kicks off March 14-18, with cheap flights covering the entire months of March and April. The good news is that Melbourne is absolutely the place to be during these months. Sports fans can go for gold and don their team colors at the AFL Premiership and Victorian Festival of Footy (March 11-16), an absolutely unmissable experience. We guarantee your ears will be buzzing for days.

Foodies can also stock up on every food imaginable at the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival (March 24-April 9). cut, mini filet, fries and even potato nuggets) with DJs at Queen Victoria Market.

Keep an eye out for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival (March 30-April 24). It’s easily one of the most iconic events in the country and you don’t want to, we repeat, you don’t want to just “watch it on TV” this year. You are better than that. It’s the largest stand-alone comedy festival and this year you’ll find over 450 shows scheduled across the city. It’s also a great opportunity to really get out there and support the arts this year.

Finally, the Australian F1 Grand Prix will bring some serious joy whether you need speed or not. You’ll take part in over 22 hours of on-track action over four Mega Days (April 7-10) and all the food and drink you physically can handle.

We’ll assume you’ve already packed your bags? Good. Virgin Australia’s Get Set Melbourne sale has flights from just $55 and you can find yours here. Hurry, sale ends March 18.

*Sale ends at 11:59 p.m. on March 18, 2022 AEDT, unless out of stock earlier. Price is based on a one-way Hobart or Launceston to Melbourne in Economy Lite class. Seat selection and checked baggage are not included in Economy Lite fares. Additional payment may apply. Subject to availability. Travel windows may apply. Full terms and conditions at

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Laura J. Boyer