Here at FamilyBreakFinder we like to make your wishes come true… think of us as your holiday fairy-godmother! How many of you have been daydreaming about a family holiday of a lifetime to Australia but thought it was out of reach!?
We’ve been determined to put together an affordable ‘Do It Yourself’ package holiday to Australia for you, saving you time, money and the hassle – you’re welcome 🙂
A family holiday to Australia is never going to be the cheapest option, however if you have your heart set on it, then we’ve found the cheapest flights departing (partly) during the October half term. For such a long haul holiday we thought you’d want to make the most of it so have designed this package around a 14 night duration.
These British Airways flights (and Hong Kong Airlines) will set you back approximately £608 per person and include the obligatory stop overs to be expected on such a long haul flight.
Oh, and did we forget to mention… these flights are to the incredible Gold Coast – only the most popular destination imaginable!
October is an ideal time to visit Australia as it’s right in the middle of spring, with warming temperatures just before the heat of summer.
We’ve teamed these British Airways flights with a superb 4.5-star hotel for a total holiday package price (flights + hotel) of £892 per person.
*We had a quick hunt around to find a comparable package holiday to show you how much you’d save going down the DIY route, but they’re bloomin’ hard to find! Not many of the popular package holiday brands actually offer package holidays to Australia, hence the advantage of putting it together yourself! But to give you an indication flights alone usually range from £745 pp to £950 pp so these £608 pp are looking pretty good right 🙂
- Departs Friday 6th October, 2017
- Returns Friday 20th October, 2017
- Fly from – London Heathrow (choose from other airports below if this doesn’t suit)
- Outbound – 1 stop in Hong Kong
- Return – 2 stops (Cairns and Hong Kong)
- Based on 2 adults and 1 child
- £1,822 for a family of 3
- £608 per person
Want to fly direct from a different airport?
You can also book flights to the Gold Coast, Australia on the same dates above (6th – 20th October) from the following popular airports >>
- Manchester – from £635 per person
- Leeds – from £688 per person
- Edinburgh – from £691 per person
- Birmingham – from £821 per person
Looking for somewhere to stay?
We’ve hunted for some great family options for you and chosen the 4.5-star Mercure Gold Coast Resort, located just 10 minutes’ drive from Gold Coast beaches, Surfers Paradise and Jupiters Casino. This hotel also offers 2 swimming pools, a fitness centre and tennis courts. The resort is 30 minutes’ drive from Gold Coast Airport and an hour’s drive from Brisbane. The resort is surrounded by the lush green surroundings of Palm Meadows Golf Course.
All rooms features stylish modern décor, and open onto either a balcony or patio with views of the resort’s gardens, pool or golf course. Guests can also enjoy 24-hour in-room dining, poolside bar and snacks, an on-site bar and an a la carte restaurant.
Carrara is a great choice for families interested in entertainment, atmosphere and sandy beaches.
- 6th-20th October, 2017 (same dates as cheap flights above)
- Room only board basis.
- Based on a family of 3
- 14 night duration
- Standard room – 2 double beds from £854
- Free parking
- No credit card or booking fees
DIY package price breakdown:
Based on a family of 3 travelling (can be tweaked to suit your family size)
- Flights – £1822 (family of 3)
- Hotel – £854
- £1822 + £854 = £2676/ 3 = £892 per person