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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport from $655

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 8/5. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
MEL — ORD
2 Mar — 9 Mar1
1 adult
Sat 2/3
Sat 9/3

The best prices from Melbourne to Chicago O'Hare Intl are usually found in November or September, booked 44 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

Cheap flight deals from Melbourne to O'Hare Intl

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Melbourne (ME1) to O'Hare Intl (ORD). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 27 February 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

November

Round-trip from

$2,754

One-way from

$1,323
High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop
From Melbourne to Chicago O'Hare Intl
One-way flight from Melbourne to Chicago O'Hare Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

Departing on a Saturday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 33% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 51 days in advance, which can save you up to 100% on flights from Melbourne to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 51 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $2,749. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $3,123.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

October can be a great time to fly to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport from Melbourne with a flight ticket averaging about $2,903. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of October for as cheap as $1,333. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport (MEL - ORD)?

It’s optimal to fly from Melbourne to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 35% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap United Airlines flights from Melbourne to O'Hare Intl

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by United Airlines for the route between Melbourne and O'Hare Intl. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 712,827 searches. Data last updated 27 February 2024.
Find some of the cheapest United Airlines flights travelling from Melbourne to Chicago. Make sure to check back often as deals are often changing.
Mon 1/411:55MEL - ORD
2 stops37h 37mUnited Airlines
Mon 15/417:52ORD - MEL
2 stops22h 38mUnited Airlines
Deal found 26/2$2,289
Thu 28/310:30MEL - ORD
2 stops25h 40mUnited Airlines
Fri 5/417:52ORD - MEL
2 stops22h 38mUnited Airlines
Deal found 26/2$2,309
Sat 4/510:55MEL - ORD
2 stops23h 10mUnited Airlines
Sun 12/513:01ORD - MEL
2 stops28h 14mUnited Airlines
Deal found 25/2$2,322
Sat 25/510:55MEL - ORD
2 stops24h 04mUnited Airlines
Sat 1/616:15ORD - MEL
2 stops25h 00mUnited Airlines
Deal found 25/2$2,370
Thu 28/312:00MEL - ORD
1 stop21h 03mUnited Airlines
Fri 5/421:45ORD - MEL
1 stop43h 30mUnited Airlines
Deal found 26/2$2,570
Mon 1/411:55MEL - ORD
1 stop29h 01mUnited Airlines
Mon 15/418:15ORD - MEL
1 stop22h 15mUnited Airlines
Deal found 26/2$2,813
Thu 27/610:55MEL - ORD
1 stop23h 50mUnited Airlines
Wed 17/719:35ORD - MEL
1 stop20h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 26/2$3,258

Cheap Cathay Pacific flights from Melbourne to O'Hare Intl

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Cathay Pacific for the route between Melbourne and O'Hare Intl. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 712,827 searches. Data last updated 27 February 2024.
Browse through some of the cheapest Cathay Pacific flights travelling from Melbourne to Chicago. Make sure to examine the flight information before completing your reservation.
Wed 27/301:00MEL - ORD
1 stop29h 00mCathay Pacific
Fri 5/415:20ORD - MEL
1 stop28h 55mCathay Pacific
Deal found 26/2$2,592
Wed 1/523:50MEL - ORD
1 stop28h 50mCathay Pacific
Fri 10/515:20ORD - MEL
1 stop40h 00mCathay Pacific
Deal found 26/2$5,005
Wed 1/523:50MEL - ORD
1 stop28h 50mCathay Pacific
Fri 10/515:20ORD - MEL
2 stops34h 15mCathay Pacific
Deal found 26/2$5,101
Wed 1/506:00MEL - ORD
2 stops46h 40mCathay Pacific
Fri 10/515:20ORD - MEL
2 stops34h 15mCathay Pacific
Deal found 26/2$5,200
Wed 3/723:50MEL - ORD
1 stop28h 50mCathay Pacific
Wed 24/717:00ORD - MEL
2 stops38h 20mCathay Pacific
Deal found 26/2$9,817
Thu 25/423:50MEL - ORD
1 stop28h 50mCathay Pacific
Tue 14/515:20ORD - MEL
1 stop28h 55mCathay Pacific
Deal found 25/2$11,504
Thu 25/423:50MEL - ORD
1 stop28h 50mCathay Pacific
Sun 12/515:20ORD - MEL
1 stop40h 00mCathay Pacific
Deal found 25/2$11,527

Cheap Melbourne to O'Hare Intl flights in February & March 2024

Find cheap flight options from Melbourne to O'Hare Intl specifically for the months of February and March 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 712,827 searches. Prices were last updated on 27 February 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Chicago in 2024 at this time. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Thu 14/310:30MEL - ORD
2 stops25h 40mUnited Airlines
Sun 17/314:30ORD - MEL
2 stops26h 00mUnited Airlines
Deal found 24/2$1,456
Mon 4/313:00MEL - ORD
1 stop27h 12mUnited Airlines
Fri 29/316:11ORD - MEL
2 stops24h 19mUnited Airlines
Deal found 25/2$1,530
Mon 4/311:30MEL - ORD
1 stop22h 07mMultiple Airlines
Fri 29/316:05ORD - MEL
1 stop24h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 25/2$1,550
Mon 4/315:35MEL - ORD
1 stop38h 25mMultiple Airlines
Mon 11/317:31ORD - MEL
2 stops54h 49mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 26/2$2,685
Mon 4/312:10MEL - ORD
2 stops36h 25mJapan Airlines
Mon 11/311:20ORD - MEL
2 stops50h 50mJapan Airlines
Deal found 26/2$2,790
Mon 4/316:00MEL - ORD
1 stop40h 10mQatar Airways
Mon 11/319:45ORD - MEL
1 stop30h 40mQatar Airways
Deal found 26/2$2,948
Sun 31/303:25MEL - ORD
2 stops52h 20mEmirates
Mon 15/420:45ORD - MEL
1 stop34h 05mEmirates
Deal found 26/2$3,258
Sun 31/303:25MEL - ORD
2 stops52h 20mEmirates
Mon 15/420:45ORD - MEL
2 stops31h 50mEmirates
Deal found 26/2$3,267
Sun 31/303:25MEL - ORD
2 stops52h 20mEmirates
Mon 15/420:45ORD - MEL
1 stop34h 05mEmirates
Deal found 25/2$3,363

Melbourne to O'Hare Intl 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Melbourne and O'Hare Intl in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 712,827 searches. Data last updated 27 February 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Chicago in 2024 at this time. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Thu 14/310:30MEL - ORD
2 stops25h 40mUnited Airlines
Sun 17/314:30ORD - MEL
2 stops26h 00mUnited Airlines
Deal found 24/2$1,456
Mon 4/313:00MEL - ORD
1 stop27h 12mUnited Airlines
Fri 29/316:11ORD - MEL
2 stops24h 19mUnited Airlines
Deal found 25/2$1,530
Mon 4/311:30MEL - ORD
1 stop22h 07mMultiple Airlines
Fri 29/316:05ORD - MEL
1 stop24h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 25/2$1,550
Wed 13/1100:35MEL - ORD
2 stops32h 44mSingapore Airlines
Mon 18/1118:45ORD - MEL
2 stops42h 00mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 26/2$2,005
Thu 9/512:00MEL - ORD
2 stops36h 20mJapan Airlines
Mon 20/512:25ORD - MEL
2 stops50h 10mJapan Airlines
Deal found 25/2$2,207
Thu 9/510:55MEL - ORD
1 stop33h 52mVirgin Australia
Mon 20/518:10ORD - MEL
1 stop22h 20mVirgin Australia
Deal found 25/2$2,227
Wed 31/712:10MEL - ORD
1 stop21h 05mAir New Zealand
Wed 7/812:55ORD - MEL
2 stops40h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 24/2$2,239
Thu 9/510:55MEL - ORD
1 stop21h 10mUnited Airlines
Mon 20/516:20ORD - MEL
2 stops24h 10mUnited Airlines
Deal found 25/2$2,271
Sat 4/510:55MEL - ORD
1 stop27h 38mVirgin Australia
Sun 12/507:10ORD - MEL
1 stop34h 05mVirgin Australia
Deal found 25/2$2,274

Melbourne to O'Hare Intl flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Melbourne to O'Hare Intl for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 712,827 searches. Data last updated 27 February 2024.
Have a look at some of the flights available from Melbourne to Chicago departing last-minute. Tip: verify your flight details before completing your reservation.
Mon 4/315:35MEL - ORD
1 stop38h 25mMultiple Airlines
Mon 11/317:31ORD - MEL
2 stops54h 49mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 26/2$2,685
Mon 4/312:10MEL - ORD
2 stops36h 25mJapan Airlines
Mon 11/311:20ORD - MEL
2 stops50h 50mJapan Airlines
Deal found 26/2$2,790
Mon 4/316:00MEL - ORD
1 stop40h 10mQatar Airways
Mon 11/319:45ORD - MEL
1 stop30h 40mQatar Airways
Deal found 26/2$2,948
Mon 4/315:35MEL - ORD
1 stop38h 25mMultiple Airlines
Sun 10/300:30ORD - MEL
2 stops43h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 26/2$3,592
Mon 4/316:55MEL - ORD
2 stops63h 00mEmirates
Mon 11/314:12ORD - MEL
3 stops38h 23mEmirates
Deal found 26/2$3,991
Sun 3/303:25MEL - ORD
2 stops52h 30mEmirates
Mon 11/320:45ORD - MEL
1 stop34h 35mEmirates
Deal found 26/2$4,137
Sun 3/303:25MEL - ORD
2 stops52h 30mEmirates
Mon 11/320:45ORD - MEL
2 stops31h 50mEmirates
Deal found 26/2$4,147
Sun 3/300:35MEL - ORD
2 stops51h 17mMultiple Airlines
Mon 11/309:13ORD - MEL
3 stops40h 57mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 26/2$8,058

One-way flights to O'Hare Intl from Melbourne

Search for one-way flight options from Melbourne to O'Hare Intl. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 712,827 searches. Data last updated 27 February 2024.
Users in need of a one-way flight from Melbourne to Chicago can choose from these deals. Users in need of a round-trip flight from Melbourne to Chicago instead should update the search form at the top of page.
Wed 8/515:45MEL - ORD
3 stops28h 39mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 25/2$655
Wed 8/515:45MEL - ORD
2 stops28h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 25/2$950
Sat 25/523:55MEL - ORD
1 stop33h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 25/2$1,323
Sat 25/518:30MEL - ORD
3 stops40h 08mAir Tahiti Nui
Deal found 25/2$1,654
Sat 25/511:30MEL - ORD
2 stops41h 10mCathay Pacific
Deal found 25/2$1,659
Wed 8/512:10MEL - ORD
1 stop21h 05mAir New Zealand
Deal found 25/2$1,711
Tue 7/502:25MEL - ORD
2 stops52h 20mEmirates
Deal found 25/2$2,267
Fri 24/502:25MEL - ORD
2 stops52h 20mEmirates
Deal found 25/2$2,274
Tue 7/502:25MEL - ORD
3 stops59h 38mEmirates
Deal found 25/2$2,795

Find flights from Melbourne to O'Hare Intl within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Melbourne to O'Hare Intl that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 712,827 searches. Data last updated 27 February 2024.

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MelbourneChicago O'Hare Intl

MEL - ORD

MELORD

Melbourne

Sat 4/5

1 stop27h 38m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Sun 12/5

1 stop34h 05m

$2,274

MelbourneChicago O'Hare Intl

MEL - ORD

MELORD

Melbourne

Mon 1/4

2 stops37h 37m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Mon 15/4

2 stops22h 38m

$2,289

MelbourneChicago O'Hare Intl

MEL - ORD

MELORD

Melbourne

Sat 4/5

2 stops38h 20m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Sun 12/5

1 stop22h 45m

$2,311

MelbourneChicago O'Hare Intl

MEL - ORD

MELORD

Melbourne

Wed 27/3

1 stop29h 00m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Fri 5/4

2 stops55h 04m

$2,390

MelbourneChicago O'Hare Intl

MEL - ORD

MELORD

Melbourne

Sat 4/5

2 stops23h 24m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Sun 12/5

3 stops52h 35m

$2,517

MelbourneChicago O'Hare Intl

MEL - ORD

MELORD

Melbourne

Wed 27/3

1 stop29h 00m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Fri 5/4

1 stop28h 55m

$2,592

MelbourneChicago O'Hare Intl

MEL - ORD

MELORD

Melbourne

Fri 28/6

2 stops47h 07m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Wed 17/7

2 stops35h 15m

$2,775

MelbourneChicago O'Hare Intl

MEL - ORD

MELORD

Melbourne

Thu 27/6

2 stops25h 14m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Wed 17/7

2 stops25h 35m

$3,021

MelbourneChicago O'Hare Intl

MEL - ORD

MELORD

Melbourne

Fri 24/5

2 stops52h 20m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Sat 1/6

1 stop41h 45m

$3,262

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When is the best time to book a flight from Melbourne to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Melbourne to O'Hare Intl. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
The best time to book flights from Melbourne to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport is 44 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Melbourne to O'Hare Intl. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Melbourne to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport flight should consider departing on Sunday at midday when fares are most often at their lowest. Friday evenings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to O'Hare Intl by month

Plan your trip from Melbourne to O'Hare Intl by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Melbourne to O'Hare Intl is currently $1,699 while a return flight costs $2,604. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Melbourne to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport (average of $0). Flying from Melbourne to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport in December is currently the most expensive (average of $1,602). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

Temperature and rainfall in O'Hare Intl by month

Plan your trip to O'Hare Intl by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

CHI

Temperature

-5 - 23 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing O'Hare Intl

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to O'Hare Intl. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to O'Hare Intl. Reviews last updated 27 February 2024.
See what other customers who have flown with United Airlines, Cathay Pacific and Emirates from Melbourne to Chicago have to say. In addition to providing an overall rating, users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.6
Very Good
78 reviews

Food

7.7

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.8

Overall

8.6

Entertainment

7.5

Boarding

8.4

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.6
Very Good
78 reviews
8.6
Very Good
78 reviews

Food

7.7

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.8

Overall

8.6

Entertainment

7.5

Boarding

8.4

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.5
Very Good
1,035 reviews
8.6
Very Good
78 reviews

Food

7.7

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.8

Overall

8.6

Entertainment

7.5

Boarding

8.4

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.3
Very Good
728 reviews
8.6
Very Good
78 reviews

Food

7.7

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.8

Overall

8.6

Entertainment

7.5

Boarding

8.4

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.1
Very Good
4,320 reviews
8.6
Very Good
78 reviews

Food

7.7

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.8

Overall

8.6

Entertainment

7.5

Boarding

8.4

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

7.8
Good
1,342 reviews
8.6
Very Good
78 reviews

Food

7.7

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.8

Overall

8.6

Entertainment

7.5

Boarding

8.4

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

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Can I find flights from Melbourne to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport for under $2,300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport for under $2,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Australia for just $2,274, but on average you can expect to pay $2,658.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport for under $2,700?

There are currently 8+ open flights from Melbourne to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport within the next 7 days for less than $2,700.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport round-trip?

Flying on Virgin Australia is currently your cheapest option to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport, with prices starting at $2,274. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by United Airlines and Air New Zealand, with the lowest prices starting at $2,289 and $2,311, respectively. These flights start at 20% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Melbourne to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Air Tahiti Nui. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $1,654. Users have also found prices from $1,659 and $1,711 on Cathay Pacific and Air New Zealand, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport?

What does MEL to ORD mean?

This is defined as Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport (ORD). Codes like Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport are often used to just call airports uniquely. Ready for more IATA code knowledge? These are related airports for your current travel destination: Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV), Melbourne Essendon Airport (MEB), Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW), Bendigo Airport (BXG).

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Top 6 airlines flying from Melbourne to O'Hare Intl

Discover the top 6 airlines that operate flights from Melbourne to O'Hare Intl. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 712,827 searches. Data last updated 27 February 2024.
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Fiji AirwaysCheapest$1,311Average$1,515FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
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United AirlinesCheapest$1,395Average$2,749FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$1,505Average$2,356FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
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Air CanadaCheapest$1,787Average$2,257FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%
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Air New ZealandCheapest$1,824Average$2,530FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$2,400Average$3,259FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%
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