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Low season

MayBest time to beat the crowds (22% less expensive on average)

High season

DecemberMost popular time to fly (18% more expensive on average)

Average price (return flight)

$168(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal (return flight)

$136or less

Good deal one-way

$81or less

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $81 or less one-way and $136 or less round-trip.
  • The cheapest flight from Adelaide to Melbourne was found, on average, 86 days before departure.
  • Book at least 5 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is May.
  • Morning departure is around 67% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
  • Non-stop flights from Adelaide to Melbourne operate on a daily basis and land at Melbourne Airport. There are four main carriers that fly on this route – the national carrier, Qantas, Virgin Australia, and the low-cost airlines Tiger Airways Australia and Jetstar. There are also flights into Avalon Airport in Melbourne, but these operate with a stopover.
  • For travellers on flights from Adelaide to Melbourne who want to grab a quick something to eat after arriving at Melbourne Airport, there are a couple of coffee shops in T1 that you can visit on the way out. Gloria Jean’s or Gian Carlo both serve coffee and pastries or snacks that will give you the pick-me-up you need for the next leg of your journey.
  • If you are travelling to Melbourne and would like to explore further afield, why not hire a car and travel under your own steam. There are six car hire companies located opposite T2 at Melbourne Airport. Book your car in advance – there is no cancellation or booking fee – and collect the keys upon arrival from Adelaide. Avis, Budget, Europcar and Thrifty are among the car hire companies represented at the airport.
  • Travellers with children on flights from Adelaide to Melbourne will be happy to know that Adelaide Airport has a play area located right next door to Hudson’s Coffee. The play area is perfectly situated so that parents can relax with a coffee while watching their little ones playing and burning off some energy before their flight to Melbourne.
  • If you only have a short time to stay in Melbourne and would like to explore without carrying your luggage around with you, then you can leave your bags at Smartcarte in T2 arrivals. You will need a photo ID to leave your bags here and costs will vary depending on size of bags and length of time left. There are also baggage storage lockers on the ground floor in the At Terminal T4 car park.
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Top 3 airlines serving Adelaide to Melbourne

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

7.9
Qantas Airways
Overall score based on 4,870 reviews
8.1
Boarding
7.7
Comfort
8.4
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.6
Food
Airline reviews

Cons: "Have a choice of both sweet & savoury snacks onboard."

Pros: "The service and entertainment provided"

Pros: "Some crew not attentive at all. Had to request a few times before service was provided. Seats comfortable enough."
Cons: "Some Crew a bit slack. And slow service"

Pros: "Arrived safely"
Cons: "Horrible check in process from Syd to Melb. Leaving No time to make flight Horrible transit through Melb - missed connecting flight back to sydney Overall not great"

Pros: "Everything was fantastic!"

Pros: "Fast boarding and great entertainment."
Cons: "Food was sparse and water hard to come by. The ability of passengers in front to deeply recline their seats made the flight uncomfortable and claustrophobic."

Pros: "Crew very friendly and accommodating."

Cons: "No back-of-seat screen, overhead screens lacking enough contrast to see much. No matter, I looked out the window instead!"

Pros: "ENTERTAINMENT. ONE STAFF MEMBER DID HER BEST TO LOOK AFTER ME DUE TO THE TERRIBLE SEATING ISSUES."
Cons: "I REQUESTED AND WAS GIVEN A WINDOW EXIT SEAT AS I AM TALL. THE SEAT HAD NO WINDOW AND HAD A HUGE EXIT BARRIER IN FRONT OF ME SO IT WAS VERY UNCOMFORTABLE. THE STAFF TOLD ME I HAD TO PUT MY SHOES BACK ON BECAUSE I WAS IN AN EXIT ROW. A DIFFERENT STAFF MEMBER SAID IT DIDNT MATTER"

Pros: "all good"
Cons: "all good"

Pros: "The seats were comfy."
Cons: "I booked through Budget Air and was initially online able to confirm seats and meals for my husband and I online with Qantas easily. Months out my flight was cancelled and I was rebooked onto a later flight that would have made us miss all of our transfers to our honeymoon on Fitzroy Island. Because I had booked through 'a 3rd party' Qantas refused to assist me. I managed to convince budget air to change our flights. We were moved to a jetstar flight from Melbourne to cairns. I had to confirm that this had occurred and go through multiple people online to reallocate seats and food options for my husband and myself again. Only my luggage allowance was carried across to jetstar and neither of our meal allowances were. When it came to online check-in with jetstar I could not check my husband in online only myself. I spoke to multiple people online who all confirmed they didn't know why or there was no problem and we should just present ID and check in in person. When we got to the airport Qantas had not transferred the e-ticket code across for my husband's booking and this is why we could not check him in online. The jetstar staff had to try to get his original booking code from Qantas. As it turned out I had to original booking code through budget Air in my hand and had to assert this information to staff. Flying back we were able to check in online fine with Qantas. Our boarding passes printed different sizes but did not present a problem when we dropped off our luggage. When we sent to check in the staff member couldn't get the smaller pass to read and my husband had to assert that he also had it on his phone. Despite all of my online conversations the aisle seat was allocated to me and not my husband who required it because of a medical condition and the flight was 30min delayed. We won't be traveling with Qantas or jetstar, or booking through budget Air again."

Pros: ":("
Cons: "Crazy long delay. Wasted a whole extra day at the airport with no help or accommodations. :("

Cons: "Flight attendant kept forgetting to turn the entertainment back on after an announcement. Flight attendant sounded unprofessional over PA Would like more snacks - savoury and sweet, instead of just savoury. Snack was not sufficient for a 3 hour flight landing at 9pm. Had to wait on plane while airbridge was brought to the plane so everyone could disembark - “they weren’t expecting the flight!!” Whole flight still waiting for luggage after 55 minutes of standing at carousel and only after 55 minutes an announcement to say handlers are tending to a departure and we have to wait another 10 minutes - a whole hour for luggage - take carry on only next time!!!! 4 flights collecting luggage from the one carousel!!"

Pros: "Quick boarding and friendly staff"
Cons: "Could not eat the in flight breakfast as both contained wheat (I’m coeliac)"

Pros: "FLIGHT TIME"
Cons: "UNCOMFORTABLE SEATS , NO SEATS FOR FAMILIES TO SIT TOGETHER"

Cons: "The entertaimnet headset socket was faulty and I had to hold the jack in a specific way so I could hear the vocal channels. Sometimes it just dropped out all together. Tried multiple headsets but having the socket and jack on the inside of the armrest where it was so easily knocked by you leg was so incredibly stupid and made it hard to get comfortable or move position in the seat. First time I've ever seen this on a plane. Ok, so Qantas got us there safely but the inflight movies its what makes it bearable."

Pros: "4 flights in 2 weeks Melbourne Cairns return & Melbourne Coolangatta return. Great staff induction from Qantas all flights were excellent"

Pros: "Very smooth, made it alive."

Pros: "Nice friendly staff."
Cons: "The snack provided was very unhealthy, and they did not have any alcohol available."

Pros: "The fresh fruit platter choice for breakfast"
Cons: "No fresh towels to wash hands & face before being served food"

Cons: "Little more leg room required"

Pros: "Singapore airline best for Australia"

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing not to like"

Pros: "The service, politeness of staff, the food."

Pros: "Mostly everything great."
Cons: "Leg room for me a bit small. Dinner a bit mushy."

Pros: "Staff were friendly."
Cons: "A tiny pla? A bumpy flight. You should get the heads up about such small planes."

Pros: "I liked the service, the friendly cabin crews. The food was good. We had a bit of turbulence on the way but all good. Thank you QF"
Cons: "On this particular flight, we had to wait like 30 minutes to get our baggage. Maybe because of the rain but otherwise all was good. Thank you QF"

Pros: "Comfy flight. The staff were really helpful."

Cons: "Arrogance of the crew"

Pros: "I liked everything from crew to the plane"

Pros: "Little"
Cons: "Arrogance of the crew"

Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Delayed no information"

Cons: "Not enough legroom or seating area... Obviously you are downsizing, hoping that people will spend more to upgrade."

Cons: "Bathrooms were disgusting, plane was dirty"

Pros: "The crew were so so friendly, as are most Australians, I've come to learn. I love the complimentary adult beverages!"
Cons: "I have no complaints that are unique to Qantas and this flight (cramped leg room, okay ish food, etc.)."

Pros: "I was accommodated excellently as I required wheelchair access and ease and comfort as I was recovering from major surgery. The return seating in upper level was most appreciated . A big thanks to the cabin crew especially Oscar."
Cons: "When I originally had to call to organise seating requirements and wheelchair access, I was in hold for 1.5 hours before I spoke to someone ."

Pros: "Thank you for keeping track of our luggage throughout the massive delays and rebookings."
Cons: "Gate staff at all locations seemed stressed, under informed and overwhelmed."

Pros: "Friendly cabin attendants"
Cons: "Uncomfortable seating"

Pros: "Nice aircraft and amenities."
Cons: "All 6 of my flights were delayed causing me to miss 2 connections. Had to pay for a hotel and arrived a day late to final destination. Agents, sales desk, all could care less."

Pros: "Great service, great food"

Pros: "We loved everything from check in to leaving the plane. They are a lovely bunch. Thank you, Qantas, for hiring wonderful staff members. We hope you treat them well."

Cons: "Delays at the airport Economy very uncomfortable Crappy food"

Pros: "Perfect flight, departure and arrival in time. Friendly team on board. Appreciate it! Thank you!"

Pros: "Flying to Qantas always enjoyable - staff always make for pleasant journey. Always happy to fly Qantas."
Cons: "One negative experience was that there was only 1hr 30mins between connecting flights. Between departing international flight - picking up luggage/toilet stop and clearing Immigration/Customs then catching bus between Qantas international domestic terminals we were racing to catch flight. As we arrived Qantas domestic terminal our names were being called over along with info the plane was awaiting our arrival. In my experience 2hrs is minimum time between connecting flights - otherwise good experience."

Cons: "Do you really need to be provided with a meal at 11pm just after departure? A decent snack pack would be a better get, and allow people to get to sleep."

Pros: "Friendly, helpful and professional crew which which always makes for a better overall experience."
Cons: "The crew seemed to have to spend much of their time as IT consultants assisting with iPads."

Pros: "The crew were cheery, helpful and professional."
Cons: "In economy, space is an issue, still feels cramped"

Pros: "Excellent service"
Cons: "Food was more wordt than in the past"

Pros: "Didn't have to pay for drinks, after 4pm policy!"
Cons: "Call what was server 'supper' didn't quite cut it. More like tiny heavily salted cardboard."

Pros: "Pretty much all my needs/wants were seen to! Likewise, on the trans-ocean flight leg."
Cons: "Some fashion model wishing me happy flying? I really don't know. :)"

Pros: "They charged me so much for extra luggage even I prepaid online for extra luggage prior to getting to airport. Yet the ticket counter lady made me pay an additional fee and all together I ended paying more for extra bags fee than the ticket itself! both Virgin and JetStar are VERY stingy on extra luggage fees. I came from the US to Australia and traveled domestically while there with all the luggage that I brought from the US. So I had to pay so much in fees when my trip was already so expensive! It makes me reconsider wanting to travel again anywhere anytime soon, so discouraging! Also they make me take stuff out of my big suitcase and transfer to my carry on, in front of everyone at the ticket counter I had to open my suitcase and transfer some stuff so the weight is under a certain weight. Still they charged me for extra luggage. I came international on Qantas from USA to Australia, so all the domestic locations I went to I was charged"

Pros: "Boarding and flight time"
Cons: "Lounges were dirty"

Pros: "Super quick boarding"
Cons: "Lounge in melb was dirty, food average. Lounge in Adelaide was over packed - couldn't get a seat"

Pros: "All goid"
Cons: "Na"

Cons: "Leaving the day before. Not having just one but three delays and three changes of flights."

Cons: "The computers continue to be problematic. It took 25 minutes at the checkin desk to get the system to take my document numbers. Also the in flight movie system has issues with touch sensing, often being slow to respond and misreading the location of the touch."

Pros: "Everything"

Cons: "boarding, takeoff and landing all late, and forgot to serve my row with snack..."

Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Crew was great as usual"
Cons: "2 young women begind me loud all they way, kicking the back of the seat and thumping on tray table, screaming bloody murder children"

Cons: "Crew was rude and discriminatory with Passports, for 18 hours stay layover I had to sit in chairs,. Not hotel or Lounge provided. Which is against international laws."

Pros: "Efficient and comfortable"

Cons: "15 hour flight and the crew walked up and down the isle every 3-4 minutes shining a flashlight in your face and over all the seats. I asked if this would continue all night and they said yes as it’s how they check on drunk passengers etc and that it was part of the aircraft safety. Was very intrusive and impossible to sleep."

Pros: "Another delay by 1 hour"
Cons: "I should only book qantas .... virgin are never in time."

Pros: "Good boarding and friendly staff"
Cons: "Seat and legroom"

Pros: "Staff were friendly. Trip was pretty standard."
Cons: "Due to turbulence, as soon as we landed in Melbourne, the plane had to shut down on the tarmac which then meant I missed my connecting flight and had to wait in the airport for 6 hours until the next flight. All we were offered was a $24 gift voucher! That would get you a coffee and maybe a sandwich if you are lucky!"

Cons: "I could not check in, my e-ticket was deemed voided. Called BYOJet, could not fix. Got full refund because 100% not my fault."

Pros: "Good movies. Food was good. Flight was good."
Cons: "Not much leg room."

Cons: "Long delay before take off."

Pros: "Staff,service, ease of boarding"
Cons: "Small space leg room, lack of content on entertainment"

Pros: "It wasn’t outstanding but no major problems Whereas the boarding process for the flight from Melbourne to LAX was poor 3 and half hour delay on tarmac no air flow Only to have a person disembark as well further delay ( dont blame her) The staff were ok but their hollow reassurances about support that would be given on the ground in LAX because of the delays were just that Told virgin staff would be on hand to assist TOTALLY UNTRUE yes they we’re there but didNOTHING to assist with ongoing flight delays"
Cons: "See above"

Pros: "Information on departure delays was forthcoming"
Cons: "The checkin machine kept giving me my fellow travelor boarding pass and not one for me."

Cons: "Loved every bit"

Pros: "did not load bags"
Cons: "did not load bags and didnt tell us. we had to find out ourselves and then missed our connection because they were soooooooooo slow doing paperwork. they only had an agent who wasnt that interested. Godd luck with getting any compensation!! Virgin's response was that this is normal and some flights have too much weight so not all bags are loaded and they dont tell the people concerned"

Pros: "Miss Rankin was on board with me. She traveled to the back of the plane to an empty seat next to me from seat 9F."
Cons: "Couldn't check-in from the kayak app..."

Pros: "Thanks Simone and team."
Cons: "Entertainment choices limited"

Cons: "Terrible take off and landing. No screen on seat back. Crew handling of problems not good. Ground crew not ready. No advice of 25 min late arrival. Worst flight by Virgin ever."

Pros: "Staff where great, plane was clean, and we left on time"
Cons: "Seats are tight"

Pros: "Had a window seat with great views of the countryside- 2 hours seemed to pass quickly and the crew were good"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "Long queue in the toilet"

Cons: "30 minutes delayed due to errors in paperwork."

Pros: "It was a good flight. Arrived on time"

Pros: "The entertainment"
Cons: "In finish line, that media muchine not working"

Pros: "His a combotable airline"
Cons: "Landeing it Wendy"

Pros: "Food was terrible!"

Pros: "Very nice staff"

Pros: "Efficient loading and unloading, very friendly team"
Cons: "They claim to be full service and dinner was a bag of stale pretzels"

Pros: "The flight was very good."
Cons: "What I didn't like was having my flight changed from the original 7 pm to 5 hours earlier! It messed up our arrangements and meetings with others."

Cons: "Difficulty in correcting name on ticket"

Pros: "The price."
Cons: "Left late."

Pros: "Flight was on time, landed early, service was good."

Pros: "Nice cabin crew"
Cons: "Disorganized boarding. Had to disembark due to light malfunction. 6 hours later we took off. I had paid extra to depart in that early flight, Virgin only gave us an $8 voucher- $8 doesn't go very far in an airport restaurant. Issue should have been fixed before passengers boarded. First time flying with them and am pretty disappointed. However, am happy they didn't crash us. I guess that's what really matters. Excellent cabin crew, they all went the extra mile during the entire debacle."

Pros: "Seating was ok and staff friendly"
Cons: "No entertainment or even papers on a 2 hour flight. Refreshment menu is pretty awful and expensive."

Cons: "there were not enough desks to check in at brisbane so many people missed there connecting flights. I flew with Delta and the process was much easier. Simply just dropped my bags off. Was also told the flight was being held, then when I arrived at the desk was told my bags wouldn't make it on the plane."

Pros: "I was very pleased and will continue to book with you."
Cons: "The PRICE!!!! with my favourite airline"

Pros: "simple and not fussy. I love priority boarding"
Cons: "can never get enough air when stuck on the tarmac. those overhead vents do very little"

Pros: "Nil complaints"

Pros: "Crews are always nice on Virgin, had priority seating which was really nice given my status is with a partner airline"
Cons: "Flight was late leaving and then over an hour late into destination so was late for work and an important meeting missed. The flight was full of very smelly passengers. I understand this is not something the airline can manage but here should be standards for boarding passengers. It is difficult situation I realise, but I was across the isle from a person with incredibly poor personal hygiene and the smell was almost unbearable."

Pros: "good to include a free snack"
Cons: "Three of our party are coeliac and no gluten free option was available and the only choice we were offered was to purchase the gluten free cookie - which we declined. The picture in the back of the menu of the free snacks included a gluten free option so we were a bit annoyed that this wasn't available."

Pros: "All fine"
Cons: "I would have liked to be able to move to the empty rows"

Cons: "late flights. Poor communication."

Cons: "Boarding"

Pros: "Aircraft had a device holder. Good idea!"

Cons: "Jetstar is always a little subpar. food and drink are not included even though it's international and the food for purchase was not very good anyhow. Entertainment was also extra and the selection was poor. flights were delayed and rerouted. They got us there, but with no frills at all."

Cons: "Free coffee"

Pros: "The crew is beautifull"
Cons: "The time schedule"

Pros: "Efficient on time"
Cons: "One young cabin crew member was very polite and welcoming - ? Angela The other older woman would not even acknowledge me or say hello / goodbye despite me saying hello"

Pros: "The food was decent, plane was delayed and we flew business. It would’ve been good if they brought over some more drinks during the delay. Maybe they should’ve started preparing the supper meals on the ground too so they were ready to go when we finally took off just because it was a red eye flight of just 5 hours and it would have made much more sense to allow us more sleep time."
Cons: "The seats in business are totally weird. There is a metal foot rest that’s quite common in premium economy but the stretch seemed very short. I’m a short guy and I found my feet hanging over this bar which was uncomfortable. Also the pitch of the seat and short seat made both my partner and I slide down the seat. Perhaps the seats Jet star selects for its business could have calf rests that are located higher up so our legs are elevated more like in a chaise lounge or hammock for don’t slide down. The absolute worst thing about Jetstar flights are the passengers. The lowest common denominator Australians book budget airlines (especially Jetstar) and they rush the gate, over pack their 7kg of carryon, they are rough and loud and have little control of their children. They don’t know the difference beteeen inside and outside voices and speaking to someone face to face instead of shouting from a distance. Perhaps Jetstar should have a flying etiquette email and in seat card to remind people of how to behave. One braided head wench was berating the poor guy checking tickets at the gate who asked her to finish her water as a condition of EVERY AIRLINE and AIRPORT. He didn’t deserve her uneducated rudeness."

Pros: "It took off and landed"
Cons: "Rude Jetstar staff at Coolingatta found we had 4 items weighing 15.5 kg instead of 14 and wanted to charge us $60 to load a bag on plane. Last Jetstar flight for me"

Cons: "No in-flight entertainment facilities or capabilities"

Pros: "no concerns - had a seat free next to me which made it a pretty perfect flight"

Pros: "The help I was given whilst checking in."

Cons: "The crew was extremely unaccomodating."

Pros: "Modern aircraft"
Cons: "Flight was delayed for no reason at all. Rude staff. Forced a domestic flight to land/take off at an international terminal so we had to go through customs control before taking off and after arrival. Pay some more money and fly Qantas or anything but awful Jetstar..."

Cons: "Flight was cancelled and next available was nearly 4hrs later and left late! And then they have the gall to tell you to board quickly. Emails all about trying to frighten you into paying for extra luggage and sell you mediocre food and pay for a seat allocation."

Pros: "Quick and comfortable. Arrived 30 mins ahead of schedule"

Pros: "Decent leg room for a 6ft person. More than most US flights"
Cons: "Zero entertainment"

Pros: "On time"
Cons: "No water"

Pros: "It was a quick flight, managed to leave 10min earlier than scheduled. Pretty smooth."
Cons: "Seats were very uncomfortable, felt very straight and no real headrest; even though it was a new plane. Quite a lot of families with young children flying, it was the last domestic flight out so expected it to be less children. It was a bit noisy at times."

Cons: "Seats were not comfortable Baggage rules - I overpaid for baggage in advance Carry on weight should be reconsidered (limit should increase)"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Check I'm rudeness...... absolutely despised employee"

Cons: "Seats unusually small. Unlikely to fly this airline again"

Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Staff unfriendly, it helpful... more interested in sell you more things than those of us that have bought tickets. They need to smile a bit more"

Cons: "Impossible to sleep"

Pros: "My seat 12F...."

Pros: "the cost"
Cons: "the fact that my flight was pushed back. no big deal, but would have been nice if it was on time."

Pros: "Ease of boarding n checking in."
Cons: "Took awhile before we found out the gate. Not ur fault but too many crying babies on flt"

Pros: "Smooth transition for daughter who needed assistance to board"
Cons: "Having to sit apart especially when there were vacant seats"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "The excess lugage policy"

Pros: "The crew were friendly"
Cons: "You should be able to offer at least some chips or something small for free"

Pros: "it was only a short flight"

Pros: "I am traveling from the USA and I had heard some bad stories about JetStar but my experience was really good."

Pros: "smooth,effortless"

Pros: "Left on time and arrived on time"
Cons: "Seats very narrow. Hot food not worth the fee."

Pros: "smooth,f light attendants, staff nice actually very good"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "The staff were rude, mean, unwelcoming, and unhelpful"

Pros: "All"

Pros: "Only good point was we were able to book thru KAYAK for a reasonable price."
Cons: "flight was delayed which appears the norm with Jetstar.!!! Ridiculous walking distance to get to and from at Melbourne end!!!! Pity the elderly and infirm!!! You get nothing for your money EVERYTHING is EXTRA cost and expensive. From baggage to basic snacks, if you are silly enough to buy. Not even a radio outlet. Seats are hard and uncomfortable, but the "icing on the cake", is the removal of the pockets behind the seats to make the leg room look more, so you now have nowhere to put a water bottle or a drink down. JETSTAR/QANTAS should be very (proud) ashamed of themselves. By the way has anyone noticed the prospective destruction of the iconic Kangaroo symbol on QANTAS planes known all over the world as AUSTRALIAN, that the Irish CEO of Qantas is happily removing at enormous cost, over the next months to be replaced by an indescribable symbol, that is so similar to CHINA AIRLINES, it is not funny. Takeover in the wind?No wonder QANTAS is so expensive and its cheaper arm JETSTAR are cut to the bone. Staff can only do so much."

Pros: "Very smooth boarding and pleasant on board crew."

Cons: "I thought my ears were deceiving me when they mentioned 3 AUD for lavatory use! Inhumane! And that's on top of having to pay for my check-in luggage. I felt completely dooped! Traveling through the outback, I had no scale, no wifi, etc. And after paying an exorbitant amount, we were STILL given hassles for our carry-on.. Apparently if you "wear" your luggage on your body, it's free of charge (but on aggregate, it still adds to weight & balance of the plane). And how this all contributes to fast handling is beyond me. Moronic rules! Of all the great times I had in Australia, JetStar was the only utter disappointment I had to endure! Never again!"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Being asked to pay two thousand dollars for my bags"

Pros: "nought"
Cons: "distance to board. NEVER AGAIN!"

Pros: "Awesome lady at check in."
Cons: "Just disappointing to need to pay for a cup of coffee. This is just too cheap to feel good about."

Cons: "There was no option to pay to upgrade carry on baggage like on Tiger air, so rather than being able to just take 12kg carry on as I had on the way north I was forced to check a bag with 2kgs more allowance than I needed. The flight was delayed by an hour, which I understand is often no fault of the air line always. But the addition of waiting for baggage made to trip cumbersome and long."

Cons: "over charging for carry on"

Pros: "GOOD CABIN CREW."
Cons: ""Business Class" ? with SEVEN seats across? are you kidding? It was so cramped. bad legroom. very claustrophobic. GARUDA flys the same route with FOUR across at a similar price. unless you are a toddler,or a munchkin... avoid it/"

Cons: "Those flying from abroad with luggage should NOT fly with JetStar. The fees are ridiculous!!! There are many other airlines in Australia that are fairly priced."

Pros: "Speed of boarding (using front and back doors is brilliant!). Quality of airplane, crew and facilities is all first rate."

Cons: "No leg room at all..."

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