Virgin Australia has announced every fare between Australia and New Zealand now includes a meal, drink, up to 23kg of checked baggage, and access to inflight WiFi. To access the free WiFi for inflight entertainment, travelers will need to bring bring a smart phone, tablet or laptop & headphones, and download the Virgin Australia Entertainment app ahead of travel to enjoy the latest movies, television shows, music, podcasts and more.
In addition to this increased services, over 40,000 extra seats on their flights between Australia and New Zealand including new routes from Melbourne to Queenstown, and Sydney to Wellington, launching from today. The Sydney to Wellington return service will operate five times per week, with the Melbourne to Queenstown return services operating three times per week from tomorrow. Seasonal services between Auckland and Newcastle will commence from late November, with three return flights per week.
The improved and increased services will likely mean cheaper prices are on the horizon as airlines scrap it out for bums on seats across the Tasman.
Virgin Australia flights can be booked online at www.mixandmatch.co.nz
Published: 29 Oct 2018