Melbourne, Australia: €877 Etihad Airways Flights from Amsterdam (incl. Checked Bags)

Melbourne, Australien

Gulf carrier Etihad Airways has lowered prices for roundtrip tickets between Amsterdam and Melbourne in Australia, selling roundtrips including checked bags and their top-notch board service for as little as €927 on their website. You can save even more by purchasing them from an online travel agency.

Our availability calendar highlights all possible flight dates at the lowest price for trips up to 28 days. It will forward you to Etihad Airways with your selected flight dates. You can also check what OTAs have to offer, as they sell these tickets up to €50 cheaper.

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Flights between Amsterdam and Abu Dhabi are Boeing 787 services, with 3-3-3 seating pattern in economy class. A Boeing 777-300ER handles the 13+ hours ride between the Middle East and Melbourne with 3-4-3 seating. You can still expect full board service and personal inflight entertainment. You will also find power sockets to charge your electronic devices.

Search & Book

According to the fare rules, tickets are on sale until July 31, 2023 for travel between September and November 2023. A minimum stay of five nights is necessary to get the lowest price. You may not stay longer than three months. This deal used to be available to Sydney, as well. Sadly, these tickets are sold out.

Google Flights helps you find additional flight dates. While you will find the cheapest tickets by searching online travel agencies through our flight search, we recommend booking directly with the airline.

Why is booking with an airline better than with an online travel agency?

More often than not, online travel agencies offer lower fares than airlines do. We still recommend booking with the airlines directly. There are two main reasons for that:

Better Customer Service
In case any problems like delays, cancellations or missed connections arise, you can communicate directly with the airline. The airline has to take care of you because you have a contract with them.

If a travel agency issues your ticket, you may have to reach out to them first. You also depend on your OTA to forward information like flight changes instead of receiving them directly from the airline. In many cases, you may get a prime exhibition of responsibility shifting rather than problem-solving.

This especially applies to premium tickets. You don’t want to spend more than €1,000 to wind up with some budget OTA’s telephone hotline in case anything goes wrong.

Baggage and Other Fees
Economy fares not including hold luggage are industry standard by now. In most cases, travel agencies charge much higher baggage fees than the airlines themselves. If bags are not included in your fare, airlines are often the cheaper alternative.

This also applies to other things like food services, insurances or priority treatment. In almost all cases, you pay less for additional amenities when booking on the airlines’ website.

Mileage

Etihad Airways issues these tickets in booking class E. Frequent flyers can earn the following mileage on these flights:

  • 10,466 Award Miles on American AAdvantage
  • 10,466 Award Miles on Asiana Club
  • 10,466 Award Miles on ANA Mileage Club
  • 10,466 Award Miles + 2,000 Tier Miles on CSA OK Plus
  • 10,466 Award Miles + 20,932 Tier Miles on Etihad Guest
  • 10,466 Award Miles on Hainan Fortune Wings Club
  • 10,466 Award Miles on Oman Air Sindbad
  • 10,466 Award Miles on Royal Air Maroc Safar Flyer
  • 10,466 Extra Points on SAS EuroBonus
  • 10,466 Award Miles on Air Canada Aeroplan
  • 10,466 Award Miles on Saudia Alfursan
  • 10,466 Award Miles on Flying Blue
  • 10,466 Points on JetBlue TrueBlue
  • 5,234 Award Miles on Garuda Indonesia GarudaMiles
  • 5,234 Points on Malaysia Airlines Enrich
  • 5,234 Award Miles on SriLankan FlySmiLes
Data provided by miles.travel-dealz.com. Without guarantee on correctness.

Destination

Hotel prices in Melbourne usually start at roughly €70, depending on the hotel category. Whichever category and hotel you opt for, make sure to get the best price! Our recommendation is to search on booking.com, or even on our own Travel-Dealz hotel search:

Information & Tips for Melbourne

Although Melbourne is not the capital of Australia, the metropolis with a population of 4.4 million is in constant competition with Sydney for becoming the cultural capital of the country.

From the airport to the city

Depending on the traffic, the journey by Skybus or taxi takes between 30 and 60 minutes. Airport busses cost around 9€, a taxi ride between 35€ – 42€, Uber is slightly cheaper.

Best Time to Visit

Spring (September to November) and autumn (March to May) are the most suitable periods for tourism thanks to moderate temperatures and right weather conditions.

→ All Dealz for Melbourne

Information & Tips for Australia

Australia, also known as ‘Down Under’, is an absolute dream destination because of its distance to Europe and its beautiful countryside. But because it’s so far away, the flights are costly. Nevertheless, there are always Dealz for less than €1,000.

Best Time to Visit

Australia is a vast country with different climate zones. Summers (November to February) are hot and mostly dry, winters (June to September) are relatively mild.

Climate diagram for Sydney (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)
Climate diagram for Perth (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)
Climate diagram for Darwin (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)

Entry & Visa

Most European citizens require an eVisa which has to be issued before your arrival. You can apply online, and the process will be free of charge.

Finding the Best eSIM Plan

We’ve compared various eSIM providers, such as RedteaGO and Airalo. To see which plan is best for your travel needs, and which network offers the best coverage, feel free to read our detailed guide:

The Best eSIM Plans for Australia 🇦🇺 Compared

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