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Australia - Getting There By Air

The only way to get best value on air travel is to be constantly monitoring industry changes in both airfares and their conditions and this is what the air specialists at Anderson do very well.

Australia airfares are the only ones that we sell and our recommended air partners and additional air information can be found on the third tab belowas well as some great video content of our air partners. We are there to always offer our customers information about the best airfare routes and deals available for the dates you plan to travel, no matter where in North America you are coming from

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New South Wales has endless unspoilt beaches, breathtaking natural treasures and one of the world’s most famous and vibrant cities. Explore the State in winter and enjoy stunning stretches of coastline, great bushwalks in beautiful national parks, and outstanding dining experiences in spectacular locations.

The Northern Territory is a place unlike any other and a "Must Do" for any fun-loving traveler. Whether looking for an adventure filled road trip, or a relaxing weekend break from the daily grind, there is something for everyone in the Territory.

Queensland is a wonderland of adventures, a must to see for yourself. While you're visiting the Sunshine State you may find yourself lost in a rainforest land before time, unwinding on a beach in a tropical paradise, under the sea on the one and only Great Barrier Reef, losing yourself in the starry skies of the outback, sailing through the breeze on a yacht in The Whitsundays or soaking up the sun while you surf a legendary break on the Gold Coast.

South Australia is a state renowned for its abundance of Wildlife, Outback and Wine, easily accessed from the gateway of Adelaide. A city of natural beauty and simple elegance, Adelaide appeals to many North American visitors because of relaxed lifestyle and rich cultural and culinary offerings. South Australia is home to Australia's most interactive wildlife experience, Kangaroo Island, as well as numerous world famous wine regions including the Barossa, Adelaide Hills, Clare Valley and McLaren Vale. For travelers wanting to venture into the outback, Coober Pedy offers the opportunity to explore underground homes and the mystical Flinders Ranges offers iconic landscapes and hiking opportunities.

Lonely Planet named Tasmania one of the world’s top regions to visit in 2015 – the only destination in Australia or New Zealand to make the list. Discover everything you've heard about Tasmania's food and wine is true. To a gastronome, it's heaven. To everyone else, it's mouth-wateringly irresistible. The island’s diverse and ancient landscapes offer accessible wilderness experiences that are unsurpassed and world renowned. Easily accessible from Sydney and Melbourne, the temperate climate, beautiful scenery and an abundance of experiences make Tasmania an ideal touring destination.

Hugging the tip of the Australian east coast, Victoria is Australia’s second-smallest state. Packed into such a compact area is a wealth of diverse regional areas and attractions, from sweeping coastline and pristine beaches to picturesque wineries and national parks teeming with wildlife.

Western Australia is famous for long days of sunshine and diverse landscapes and climates.Western Australia lies in the southern hemisphere, covering an area of more than 2.5 million square kilometres – that’s about the size of Western Europe and one-third of Australia’s total landmass.In Western Australia you can experience Australia’s sunniest capital city, whitest beach and largest expanse of outback, one of the oldest known living cultures on Earth, UNESCO World Heritage reef and rock formations, world-class surf, premium wines, and still have plenty of reasons to return.

The options for purchasing Australia airfares from North America can be confusing and for the novice this can lead to costly mistakes.

There are airfares available on-line from all of the airlines that fly to Australia. But before buying some important questions need to be asked as what might look like a great deal might not be all that it seems.

  • Which airline offers the best airfares in your chosen class and on the dates you wish to travel?
  • How many classes of travel are there - business, premium economy, economy and what do you get with each of these options?
  • Is there a 'special offer' soon to be put into the market that you don't know about when you make your airline reservation?
  • All airfares are seasonal; they go up and down throughout the year. Have you selected travel dates that give you the best seasonal rates?
  • Many airlines impose surcharges if you make a stopover. Do you plan to make a stopover en-route, and do you know the best way to structure this?
  • If you fly within New Zealand or Australia who has the best airfares on the day you travel? Air New Zealand, QANTAS, ,Jetstar, Virgin Australia? Let the experts advise you.
  • Are business class seats on all airlines the same? Absolutely not. Beware!
  • If for some reason you need to change some or all of your travel dates, will you pay a penalty?
  • Did you know that airlines often provide access to special airfares to selected Travel Counselors like uplanit.com? These are called 'IT Specials' or 'nets' that agents can use only to create vacation itineraries? They cannot be advertised and they sometimes undercut what is available to the public.

We are pleased to work with all of the following partners to be able to offer you the best routing and option for your travel experience Downunder.


Air New Zealand’s success is grounded by a focus on a true product innovation and commitment to delivering a world class flight experience to every customer.

Virgin Australia has built a fresh new airline on a simple idea: that flying should be something great again

With Qantas you’ll experience the best of Australia before you’ve even arrived, Qantas believe that the journey should be as memorable as the destination.

Air Canada offers the only non-stop B777 service between Canada & Sydney, Australia.

Fiji Airways is an airline with a proud past and a bright future. They connect Fiji to the world and the world to Fiji.

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