Low fares between Melbourne and Hamilton Island are back thanks to Jetstar, who have today announced direct flights from March 2021.
Get excited, because Jetstar has today announced new direct flights between Melbourne and Hamilton Island will take off from 29 March, linking Melbournians with the most popular Whitsundays island and gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.
Goodbye city, hello #beachlife.
What’s even better, is that to celebrate the new route, a 36-hour flash sale will launch at midday (AEDT) today with fares starting from just $99^.
The airline expects strong demand from Melbournians wanting to explore a leisure destination renowned for its pristine natural beauty, proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and some of the most stunning beaches in Queensland.
So whether you’re after sun, sea, sand, mouthwatering cuisine, a round or two of golf or simply to get away from it all, Hamilton Island will have you reconnecting with yourself and your loved ones, in your very own island paradise.
What are you waiting for?
The new schedule
Operated by an A320 aircraft, the four-weekly direct flights will add around 1500 weekly seats between the two destinations.
Jetstar’s Melbourne-Hamilton Island planned schedule from 29 March 2021 looks like this:
|Flight #||Days||From||To||Depart||Arrive||Flight duration|
|JQ854||Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday||Melbourne (Tullamarine)||Hamilton Island||08:50||10:45||02h55m|
|JQ853||Hamilton Island||Melbourne (Tullamarine)||Hamilton Island||11:20||15:10|
FLASH SALE? Yes please
Bag yourself discount fares on the new direct route and more, with the Jetstar flash sale, starting at midday AEDT Monday 18 January and ending at 11.59pm AEDT Tuesday 19 January 2021, unless sold out prior.
One-way, excludes checked baggage. Selected travel dates and conditions apply and new flights subject to Government and Regulatory approval.
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