Christmas holiday treat: Virgin’s mega $75 sale

More than 60,000 flights will go on sale from as little as $75 on Thursday as Virgin Australia launches a campaign to get more Australians in the air these school holidays.

Twenty-five routes will go on sale for travel within key school holiday dates as part of Happy Hour sales on Thursday, available for select travel dates and destinations between December 5 2020 and January 19 2021.

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Virgin staff will be kept busy over the Christmas period as more than 60,000 domestic tickets go on sale on Thursday. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Gaye GerardSource:News Corp Australia

The 12-hour sale starts at 11am AEDT on Thursday and includes checked baggage, seat selection and Velocity frequent flyer points with every booking.

It comes a day after it was revealed Rex airlines would launch flights between Sydney and Melbourne from as little as $79.

Virgin Australia Group chief commercial officer John MacLeod said the relaunch of Happy Hour “heralds the start of a new chapter for Virgin Australia guests, with borders safely reopening and many Australians looking to book their next adventure or family vacation”.

Flights will go on sale on Thursday morning from as little as $75 one way. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Gaye GerardSource:News Corp Australia

“We are seeing considerable demand across our domestic network, and along with our recently added flights, this sale is a way we can get even more people back in the sky, particularly families looking for a great value airfare over the school holiday period.,” Mr MacLeod said.

“Happy Hour is just one of the many good things we are offering travellers as part of our commitment to rewarding guests with great value fares and the best airline service in Australia.”

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