Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Hobart to Perth
Qantas Airways has waived its change and cancellation fees on flights from Hobart to Perth. Confirm policy on booking site.
The average direct flight takes 4h 35m, covering a distance of 3016 km.
There are 17 (direct) flights between Hobart and Perth per week, averaging 2 per day.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Jetstar ($250) and Virgin Australia ($363), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Jetstar ($575) and Multiple Airlines ($604).
Qantas Airways (2 times daily) is the most frequent flyer on this route.
When flying out of Hobart you will be using Hobart, often referred to as Hobart Airport. You will be landing at Perth, also known as Perth Airport.
KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Hobart to Perth.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Perth from Hobart is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Perth with an airline and back to Hobart with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Perth from Hobart up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.
Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "The crew were very friendly and responsive to all requests."
Cons: "Terrible service and all around outcome. Would not fly Air New Zealand again"
Pros: "The crew was wonderful, very hospitable and friendly."
Cons: "The seating in economy class is abysmal. The seats are extremely small and the rows are to close together. There is no leg room. The seat cushioning is almost nonexistent. It's like sitting and leaning back on a board. On this last trip I had a window seat. I'm 5'4" and 115 lbs."
Pros: "Very prompt and efficient"
Cons: "I couldn’t get the seat to recline."
Pros: "The plane was great!"
Cons: "Food in business class and more choice of movies"
Pros: "Amazing airline and seem less travel"
Pros: "Amazing crew. Airline was awesome .. seem less"
Pros: "Very spacious seats and good entertainment system. Two meals provided. Good blankets provided with pillows. Spacious and clean bathroom."
Cons: "My usb charging plug didn’t work and I wish they sent me an email in advance or told me upon check in what the requirements were that I would have to show upon boarding. I was not prepared to show them my follow on flight schedule (leaving NZ) but I would have been prepared if I had known in advance"
Pros: "The service was fantastic"
Cons: "The plane was very cold inside they need keep the cabin warner"
Pros: "They took care of you. Meals were good. Excellent airline"
Pros: "Best airline meal I have ever had in. 50 years of flying."
Cons: "The seating configuration in business class"
Pros: "This flight was on the 777-300 plane leased from EVA. Boarding proved to be a bit of a slow grind due to the inordinate number of families with children on this particular flight. Our fault for not realising this at time of booking. Flight itself went very smoothly. Seats were fine. Not a huge selection of movies to choose from. Felt the crew went about their duties without fuss and ticked all the boxes for me."
Cons: "Please check your visa requirements is your flight is just a stopover in NZ to AUS (or elsewhere) as I could not return due to unfair transit visa issues in NZ. Have to book another one way flight and pay. completely nuts. I was not warned anywhere till I reached the airport."
Cons: "it was very cold"
Pros: "My Dreamliner my seatmate the CREW! Flight attendant even made balloon for a little girl in shape of a dog!"
Cons: "Loved everything"
Pros: "Very friendly ticket counter staff and flight crew."
Cons: "Booked flight through Kayak on Virgin Australia, but found out it was a codeshare on Air New Zealand. No where during booking did it show we would be charged for 1 checked bag a piece. Got to the airport and Air New Zealand was going to charge 134 AUD for each checked bag. Fortunately, they recommended going to the Virgin Australia counter to see if they could add a checked bag to our ticket. The nice people at Virgin used an online code to give us a discount so we only paid 25 AUD a bag. Thanks a lot for the heads up Kayak. We will book direct next time to avoid surprises. Also, almost all movies on Air New Zealand were an extra charge, and the only drinks offered for free on a 3 hour flight were coffee, tea, and water - no soft drinks."
Cons: "I was connecting on an International flight on same airline, New Zealand Air, and did not see where I was required to pay for our one checked bags for my wife and I. When I checked in on line I was not notified that I should buy the checked backs online so assumed one bag each was free. Instead we were charged $nz120. This is not acceptable and I would like a refund. Please help on this request. Thank you."
Cons: "Virgin Australia operated by air New Zealand. Couldnt check in online and had to be chat he been."
Cons: "The sold out flight to air New Zealand. Had to purchase bags again even though already purchased."
Pros: "Meal was excellent"
Cons: "Would have liked a blanket, it was a bit cold."
Pros: "The crew was super friendly and went out of their way to do what they could to make everyone happy and comfortable."
Cons: "I had input that I was vegan when I booked and it’s on my airpoints profile- however I did not receive a vegan meal which was a bit disappointing."
Pros: "Was a huge help when my connecting flights didn’t link up due to flight delay, I was so stressed but every single person with air nz helped to make it as easy as possible and were so friendly!"
Cons: "Nothing at all!"
Pros: "Will never book though BYOJet again."
Pros: "The plane the staff"
Pros: "Great choice of entertainment, crew was very fun! Food was good. Nice leg room at my seat. Carry-on compartments are very high in these planes, great for tall people, one can actually stand without hitting the head."
Cons: "I could not select my seat (for free) at booking. Later I could not checkin via internet on my mobile, I needed the APP but couldn't download it (not enough battery at the time), consequently I had to take seat given at checkin at airport but attendant kindly found me a seat that was best in what was left on a fully booked plane."
Pros: "Friendly prompt service!"
Pros: "The service is great as well as the food!"
Pros: "The boarding and on-board service were excellent. Enough free-of-charge entertainment to keep me occupied during the 3-hour flight between SYD and CHC. Plenty of room for carry-on luggage."
Cons: "Felt like I was flying a US carrier - very little room between the rows. I was surprised by this, as I thought that non-US carriers generally don’t pack their planes. I was surprised, but not inconvenienced by this, since it was a morning flight and only 3 hours gate-to-gate."
Pros: "Queenstown/Christchurch: quick and easy. Air New Zealand does a good job."
Cons: "All g."
Pros: "VERY friendly and genuine!"
Cons: "Only one cookie-haha!"
Pros: "Everything, felt safe"
Pros: "Felt safe through bumps. Awesome FA's love the lollys!"
Cons: "Unclear check in counter"
Pros: "Cabin crew was excellent"
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "On-time flights."
Pros: "The flight crew was absolutely wonderful."
Cons: "On the phone we were trying to add one more piece of luggage to pay for and they charged us too many times.... and depending on who we talked to either nothing could be done, or it was somehow going to magically fix itself by itself. Frustrating"
Pros: "How caring and involved the flight crew made everyone comfortable during the long haul."
Cons: "Hard to find anything that was wrong with my flight"
Pros: "The space sllocated is grossly inadequate security is overcrowed Dave not aware of poor image this gives thr city that of a rural enclave"
Cons: "Ovetcrowed no space"
Pros: "Not very much"
Cons: "The crew in my area didnt like her job or passengers in general and it was obvious."
Pros: "Tons of free movies."
Cons: "As a vegan I didnt think the food was great. But they did have food for me to eat so that was nice."
Pros: "Air New Zealand may be one of the best airlines I've ever flown. Fantastic service and great flight!"
Pros: "already commented above, everthing about the same...staff was very nice"
Cons: "Very tight small space, food not great quality. Also a lot of plastic used, hope there is a recycling program in place or strives to reduce the waste for the food."
Pros: "Free wine"
Cons: "For how much a ticket cost, they really take advantage of you. 7.5 kilo max carry on... what a joke. My bag ways that without anything packed. It's time for some competition to right their ship."
Pros: "Food Entertainment Charging port and powerpoint Service"
Cons: "Seats were ok but not great"
Pros: "Loved the landing lollies :) I was in a comfortable seat for a 3.5hr flight, and the entertainment system was on par with Qantas. I've long been a staunch Qantas traveller but will remain open to air NZ when travelling to NZ in future."
Pros: "Amazing staff"
Cons: "Lost my bag"
Pros: "Business class flat bed is proper flat with amazing bedding. Airline is professional but doesn't take themselves too seriously. There when you need them, no attitude when you request something."
Cons: "No vegetarian food option. Seat uncleaned. Last seat on plane separate from family with people constantly standing next to and bumping at toilets - little consideration fro Covid-19"
Pros: "Great crew & nice meals."
Cons: "The touchscreen menu icons does not seem to be working as you have to keep tapping the function tabs so many times. This is wasting a lot of time."
Cons: "The dim sums could be changed for something else."
Pros: "Good seat, great service. Typical quality QANTAS flight - perfect"
Cons: "Maybe the seat could have been more comfortable."
Pros: "The crew was amazing. I asked a crew member for some paracetamol for a headache. Several crew members kept checking up on me to make sure I was fine."
Pros: "Crew were lovely. Boarding was quick. Flight landed early."
Cons: "Food was average"
Pros: "Great crew and comfortable sear"
Cons: "Older plane so entertainment system left a bit to be desired"
Pros: "Crew was fine, seating was ok. Appreciated food and snacks, boarding - and disembarking- was handled super well."
Cons: "How do you enforce 'quiet time' when there are chatty children in the row in front and in back of you? Was constant distraction."
Pros: "Great food, great service!"
Cons: "Everything - no crew or pilots so delayed. Then engineers on the plane so delayed. No in flight entertainment as broken - plane appeared to be from the 90s as no way to charge devices. Over 2 hours late and the plane was so old we felt like we were going to break up on landing. Terrible experience"
Cons: "We came from a week of 45° heat to air conditioning with misting capability, very impressive, loved it. But l got very cold, my own fault didn't a ask for a blanket quick enough."
Cons: "Did not know that we had to download entertainment app So consequently no inflight entertainment Pack in like sardines"
Pros: "Staff was wonderful. Food and cleanliness was good. Pilots communication was accurate and helpful."
Cons: "We were travelling with an infant. Although we had requested for crib/bassinet we didn’t get one. To add to the anxiety, we noticed that none of the bassinet seats were allocated to parents with infants. There were at least 3 families with infants and lots of children due to school holidays. But we all had to make do with our cramped seats. Maybe Qantas can plan this better. It isn’t so difficult as they usually know how many infants are travelling, in advance."
Cons: "The plane required the note book to view current movie but the note book has to have the app installed before take off. It was not properly draw my attention in advance via e-mail or text messages. For such a long flight, Qantas should have a better plane to server this route. Totally disappointed."
Pros: "Crew was great..easy check in for a techno dinosaur like me."
Cons: "Was not impressed with the seat armrests...but it was my first time on the dreamliner...usually fly airbus and sleep like a top !Would also prefer not to have to do customs till I reached Adelaide but thats just a minor quibble."
Pros: "check in easy at Adelaide airport"
Cons: "The plane had small drop down screens every 4 or 5 rows which are totally inadequate for watching anything. gives no choice and poor sound quality (lag between vision and sound) Pork meal was some sort of tasteless slop in a cardboard box with rice and a green veg. It seem as if short flights are getting a raw deal with old planes and sub standard food, systems to save costs. If they cannot maintain a consistent level of standard across all their products let another provider in who can."
Pros: "Staff are always amazing"
Cons: "There were no headphones for in flight entertainment. Sure its only an hour long flight but still, some distraction from the turbulence would have been nice."
Pros: "Crew were great"
Cons: "Lost bags"
Pros: "The stewards were good"
Cons: "There was no entertainment on this flight. Horrible"
Pros: "The service, politeness of staff, the food."
Cons: "Small seats"
Pros: "Food was a improvement luggage transfer to connecting flight great a"
Cons: "All good"
Pros: "Cabin crew were terrific. On board was also very good. Attentive and courteous."
Pros: "Flight ran on time Cabin staff good"
Cons: "Insufficient leg room for normal sized person Food choice poor Maybe seat backs could be fixed in place (as in the US)"
Pros: "Friendly customer service crew, nice amenities kit, and quick boarding."
Cons: "Old aircraft (737) let’s down a good company and frequent flyers."
Pros: "Great service"
Cons: "The boarding process with qantas domestic is always chaotic. No one is policed on their seat numbers, status or fare class. this creates a chaotic process for boarding and securing overhead luggage space for higher fare paying customers"
Pros: "Overall ok."
Cons: "Ancient plane in bad need of a refurb."
Pros: "Good crew service"
Cons: "Food was tasteless just warm and food servied don't reflect the menu."
Cons: "Delayed departure as usual unsuitable aircraft (737) for 5 hour flight. It's time Qantas steps up and puts a proper aircraft on the Singapore Perth flight. Even the budgets are more comfortable that this."
Cons: "Crew service was disgraceful"
Pros: "Liked service and entertainment"
Cons: "Lack of legroom"
Pros: "Ok selection of TV content. Pilot focussed on getting us to Perth quickly."
Cons: "Crew put lights out right after take off - hoping to shut us up and keep us out of the way. Poor movie selection due to streaming limitations (license issues for wireless streaming of content)"
Pros: "Friendly crew."
Cons: "Nothing that is unique to Qantas or just flying in general."
Pros: "The entertainment had a great selection"
Cons: "I would have liked another round of drinks. Also people were still walking around and to the toilet when the fasten seat belt sign was on..."
Pros: "On schedule departure & arrival times Seamless easy check-in at Learmonth"
Cons: "On board food offering was poor Expensive for distance travelled No onboard entertainment"
Pros: "Crew very friendly"
Cons: "Departure 50mins late, arrival 10mins late then wait 45mins for bags to arrive ... not good enough"
Cons: "I am a frequent flyer with QANTAS and a regular customer for many years. Why then do I get the worst seats on the aircraft (last row without reclining). These seats are often assigned to me and they are extremely uncomfortable. I booked a paid fare and did not claim points. My FF preferred seats are mid-plane, aisle. The screen had very poor contrast and it was like watching through cloth. To make it worse the entertainment system had very poor sound with long periods of frozen frames and staccato sound making it difficult to follow the plot. My wife's system (also FF) was the same. Not happy with the "special welcome" given to FF passengers!"
Pros: "Extraordinary crew energy, plenty of food."
Cons: "Ran a bit late and boarding queue was unusually chaotic."
Pros: "Nice seats."
Cons: "Poor selection of entertainment options. New iPad system cheaper for airline, but offers less than the in built wired system it replaced."
Pros: "The food and service were excellent!"
Pros: "Staff were pleasant enough"
Cons: "Boarded about 40 mins late (understandable but still a negative), entertainment system didn't work at all the entire flight for anyone except Business Class, and the food portion (dinner apparently) was miniscule. I was starving by the time I disembarked."
Cons: "Not told that pretty much the only in flight entertainment required downloading the qantas app"
Pros: "Customer service was outstanding"
Cons: "There was no Sauvignon blanc on the wine list"
Pros: "Faster service.. More attention to customers."
Cons: "Very bad service, entertainment and terrible food.. My food even had plastic in it.. Which I reported to the crew.. Please improve your standards."
Cons: "Crew are now full of attitude for some reason almost cold and unfriendly. Also the seats are very firm and uncomfortable."
Pros: "Crew were good & Gold ( Emerald) FFlyer so boarded well"
Cons: "Small seats (narrow) isle seat, being knocked on the shoulder by passing people"
Cons: "Seats. Far too cramped, I am 188cm and cannot sit without being jammed up to the seat in front. This sucks when you are young worse when 60+"
Pros: "Everything! In the past year, I have flown on 9 flights with Qantas between the US and Australia. Each and every every flight has been comfortable and enjoyable. The flight crew is always friendly and accommodating, the food is satisfactory and I've never experienced a delay. Keep up the wonderful service."
Pros: "Yes the crew was great."
Cons: "Seats could have been more comfortable and very little leg room."
Cons: "Computer system crashed. Not enough agents working at check in. We waited in line 1 hour just to drop off bags. Very frustrating."
Cons: "Seat space (as tight as ever), onboard refreshments (ran out of orange juice so only had water to offer as complimentary drink)"
Pros: "Plane seats are ok - a bit annoying that there is no on board entertainment and you have to use your own phone etc. The butter chicken was edible."
Cons: "It'd be better if there were a selection of direct flights to Canberra. It's quicker to fly to Bali! We spent over 8 hours including wait time to travel from Canberra to Perth - via Sydney. No bag drop in Canberra - that was a surprise."
Pros: "Crew were ver friendly"
Cons: "Late departure?"
Cons: "No comment all ok"
Pros: "Easy checkin"
Cons: "Flight was late in leaving. Sat in seat for 45 minutes without moving."
Pros: "Full plane with no room, no red wine, no room for hand luggage."
Cons: "Better plane"
Pros: "Friendly helpful crew with a can do attitude."
Pros: "Crew are good and seat is comfortable"
Pros: "Leg room"
Cons: "Delayed almost an hour. Landed and had to wait in another queue to get off the plane. Been waiting 15 minutes on the runway. This is really ruining the only holiday weekend I get for months."
Pros: "Entertainment, complimentary meal and beverages given the time"
Cons: "No Wi-Fi like other domestic flights"
Pros: "Help is there when required"
Cons: "Service excellent. Not long enough journey to see what I didn't like"
Pros: "Arrived early, departure was on time"
Pros: "Efficient flight"
Cons: "Surly check in staff."
Pros: "Movie selection was good. Complimentary wine was excellent and plentiful."
Cons: "Seat room was cramped."
Pros: "Little interruption from pilot"
Cons: "Simon and His team were wooden and lazy."
Pros: "Leg room was great as we had exit row"
Cons: "Body odour of one of the male cabin crew"
Pros: "The flight was fantastic boarding crew were great and the onboard crew were very nice. I enjoyed the onboard wifi and the meal."
Cons: "I didn't like that my gate and terminal numbers were changed so many times. It messed up the meeting of family. Also I really hate that there is not much leg room."
Pros: "Crew were professional & flight ran ahead of time"
Cons: "Crowded seat & light meal wasn’t something I enjoyed"
Pros: "My trip was delayed for almost about 6hrs without any notification from you people. That was really bad taking into consideration I paid extra for sms just to be notified in case of any changes or so but you guys failed to do so."
Cons: "Was not notified about the delayed or changes to my trip. You made me paid for a service as mentioned above but was not received"
Pros: "The staff were lovely."
Cons: "The flight was delayed by two hours, the earphone jack only worked through one side."
Pros: "Lovely plane, good entertainment, great refreshments!"
Cons: "Nothing was bad!"
Cons: "Half hour delay"
Pros: "Virgin staff were great"
Pros: "Impeccable and attentive service More spacious seats"
Cons: "Crying babies during the entire flight, not that the flight could help it but wish there were more quiet areas for passengers without families"
Pros: "Great servuce"
Pros: "All good, no complaints."
Cons: "Nibbles (tiny museli bar) was a bit poor. Could have been"
Cons: "Need something a bit better than nibbles..."
Pros: "Friendly staff; good value refreshment; arrival in Perth was early."
Cons: "On this occasion, all went well. Top marks!"
Pros: "Fast Check in & Boading using their self check in system."
Cons: "There were only two toilets at the rear of the plane as the front ones were reserved for Business Class. This caused constant queues from the rear of the plane making it difficult for those leaving the toilet as they worked their way back through the queue. This made it very uncomfortable for the passengers in aisle seats at the rear as people had to invade their space to get past each other, particularly when the food and drinks trolley came through. Entertainment was available only on your own device by planes wifi system. Unfortunately you needed to download an app before flying, so was not able to try this out. Virgin should of communicated this requirement prior to the flight."
Pros: "Always fly VBA and usually great"
Cons: "Madeleine my cabin staff member was extremely rude and less than accommodating and when I tried to broach it with the Cabin Supervisor - he asked me firstly "'have you done anything to upset her"? Terrible form Virgin Australia. A complaint has been tweeted and shared direct with VBA online."
Pros: "friendly staff"
Cons: "food quality has declined - clear cost saving tactic with the disposable packaging."
Pros: "Flight was on time and service was excellent."
Cons: "No entertainment on board."
Pros: "Nothing I arrived an hour and half early for my flight line was out the door , I waited just over a hour in line flight was delayed so 23 of us missed our connecting flight ,,, the staff were sarcastic and uppity do we had a 6 hour stopped over ,, staff could have handle the situations better by not lying ,,,,,, I have never complained about a air flight before but I did on this occasion ,,,, definitely will avoid Virgin flights in future and everything on Virgin flights cost money it's ridiculous that people have to go through their bags for money ,,,, just included it all from the start like want. Qantas will Be my future airline"
Pros: "Service excellence"
Pros: "Very little, again delayed in leaving resulting in arrival quite late"
Cons: "Unknowlingly dropped teeth which went under the seat and Virgin has no means of contacting airport to put mind at rest after flight and phone contact almost impossible as staff unable or unwilling to assist. No phone number in directory, no phones at airport. and in an emergency no way of contact and no one willing to do anything to assist. Food better but still too much rice. Long boring flight with no entertainment in flight. Very Very Disappointing Robert Richardson 0895930984"
Pros: "I was very pleased and will continue to book with you."
Cons: "The PRICE!!!! with my favourite airline"
Pros: "Empty, friendly staff"
Cons: "Late for my conference"
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Sat on the tarmac while we were told it was delayed in Perth taking off and that it would be departing 40 min late. Then we taxied to the takeoff point and were then informed that there was a light showing in the cockpit and so we taxied back to the departure point, waited while the light was presumably repaired then eventually departed 90 minutes late arriving in Perth 100 minutes later than scheduled. Thus we would have missed our evening meal if we had travelled back to our home and instead had to obtain a meal elsewhere."
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "No food, small can of soft drink $3.50???(Theft). Miserable staff."
Pros: "Staff Are Lovely and so Helpfull"
Cons: "Just don't Like Flying haha"
Pros: "Nil complaints"
Cons: "The only vegetarian food option contained gelatine, and when I asked for something different, I was told that they 'don't do that'. However, when a couple asked for something different for religious reasons, they were given another meal. I have been a vegetarian for 16 years, but apparently ethics means nothing when compared to religion. Staff were not sympathetic at all, and we went without a meal, after paying a lot of money for the flight, and checking in advance that there would be vegetarian food. Gelatine is not vegetarian."
Pros: "The service of Kayak and Virgin was wonderful. The flight was comfortable and smooth. I usually hate flying but this flight I actually enjoyed in a way. The food was surprisingly good as well. Overall excellent - a tick in all the boxes!"
Pros: "All fine"
Cons: "I would have liked to be able to move to the empty rows"
Pros: "Crew always happy and polite."
Cons: "all travellers were polite this trip, which I’m sure was appreciated by the crew."
Pros: "Service was great. Best food hubby and I ever had on a flight, international or domestic!"
Cons: "No issues!"
Pros: "crew was helpfull"
Cons: "me and my partner should have been seated together"
Pros: "Last flight of the evening with all perishable meals at half price."
Pros: "Yes crew amazing and seats comfortable"
Cons: "Try keeping to scheduled time."
Pros: "Crew were awesome."
Cons: "Free coffee as opposed to paying $4 for an ordinary coffee"
Pros: "Speedy turnaround"
Cons: "Both flights were late. It felt like this is pretty common with them ..."
Cons: "Service was fast and efficient"
Pros: "It was a routine flight experience"
Cons: "The flight was half an hour late arriving"
Cons: "Tray table came down almost into my stomach .... why can’t you push them back towards the rear of the seat ???"
Pros: "The crew was very good and did an outstanding job accommodating the passengers. Thank you."
Cons: "I really think everything was great and Jetstar is very well organized. You can teach the US carriers how to efficiently run an airline service. Thank you for taking pride and responsibility for running a well organized airline."
Pros: "Nothing and won't travel with them again."
Cons: "On timeliness!"
Cons: "Less hidden fees everywhere and free water!!!!!!!!!"
Pros: "Check in was easy once we prepaid for our luggage ahead of time."
Cons: "Did not even get a glass of water on plane. People get dehydrated flying, Jetstar should always offer water. The flight attendant was very picky, I could not leave my thin fleece tied around my waist."
Pros: "Chic muffin"
Cons: "Flight was delayed .... it’s always delayed!!!! I just gate this airline but sometimes there just is no choice !"
Cons: "The charges for the checked baggage. They are very steep."
Pros: "The flight was on time"
Cons: "The rear of the plane was filled with screaming babies, loud uncontrolled children kicking the seats in front of them (mine). Equally loud mothers baby-talked continuously to their offending offspring with no effect. Cabin staff made no attempt to control the noise levels. I recognize some of these small children could have been suffering ear pain from the cabin pressure changes but trained cabin staff could have offered remedies for this. It does not explain the continuous screaming at cruising altitude. I recognize that JETSTAR is an intentionally cheap and nasty airline. I reluctantly took this flight because there was no quality service (like QANTAS) at the time I required. I accept the lack of amenities offered by REAL airlines like complimentary food, drink, entertainment and healthy legroom are the cost of cheap travel but I would have happily paid a higher price for QANTAS had there been a flight. I will not fly JETSTAR again and if no alternative exists with QANTAS, I will choose another airline in spite of my long allegiance to QANTAS CC: QANTAS"
Cons: "I paid $75 for checked baggage when I checked in on line. I had to guess the weight of our bags. When we got to the airport to drop our bags we were over what we had guestimated (who travels with a scale?). We had to pay another $75 because once the airport kiosk opens you can’t do an online purchase. On the previous flight we overpaid weight but they wouldn’t give us a refund . They are thieves. Most airlines charge per bag. This is the first time we have paid by weight. I certainly won’t travel Jetstar again! And they don’t even have free water on board."
Pros: "The Steweys were great!!"
Cons: "How close the seats are."
Pros: "never fly with Jetstar again ripped off with return baggage cost girl at reception seemed to get pleasure at taking 60 dollars from me for another hidden cost"
Cons: "On time depature and cheerful but firm crew"
Pros: "Relaxed and no frills service."
Cons: "Budget seats with no decent pockets, hooks or cushioning"
Cons: "The entire experience"
Pros: "I did not use the food or entertainment"
Pros: "Not much about anything. The only good thing was the traveller assist counter as check in and bag drop was a nightmare. There we found out about baggage limits and having to pay for bag check. What a rip off. Luckily, we didn't pay for "special seating" as it was all the same."
Cons: "You can't even get a FREE cup of water!"
Cons: "Jetstar's luggage policy is a scame. Their carry on allowance is very small and I was charged 60 dollars to check a bag I never have to check at the fair. When I landed they couldn't remove the bags because of a storm, so I had to wait extra time for bags I shouldn't have needed to check. They also charge exorbitantly for anything on the flights. I wanted a cup of water and they asked for 4 dollars for a mini bottle. If their rates were cheap this would have been understandable, but that's not the case."
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: "Extremely friendly staff. Smoothe flight!"
Cons: "Seats were quite crammed resulting in an uncomfortable 5 hour flight with no entertainment. There were no complimentary snacks or drinks like on most flights. Everything had a price tag. I had to ask for a complimentary glass of water."
Cons: "That they tried to charge me $385 AUD at the check in desk for one suitcase. I do not recall being told that it would cost this much money to take one suitcase. Eventually they charged me $160, which is still day light robbery. Had it been more clear when booking my flight that the luggage would be so expensive I would have paid extra to check in my suitcase, I don't even recall that being an option. Please advise."
Cons: "We showed up to the gate for the flight from Sydney to Tasmania, and found out that because our backpacks were over 7 kilograms, we'd have to pay $50 AUD on the spot to check them. We weren't the only ones who had no idea that was coming, and several people were dismayed to find out that had we checked them in online prior to arriving at the airport, it would've been about half that price. My backpack was barely 12 kilograms, and has never required checking on ANY flight prior to that, including small jumper flights. The person working at the gate was really short with everyone who was confused about the charge. On the return flight, in anticipation of having to check my bag again, I checked it in online ahead of time and paid the $27 AUD, only to arrive at the airport and find that they weren't weighing anyone's bags, so it was probably unnecessary. Not happy. They don't offer any complimentary drinks, even water, on the flights. It's like the Australian version of Spirit Airlines: a rip off."
Cons: "Our flight was delayed as we were all standing in line for a bit. They finally gave us word that there was something wrong with the plane. I will give them Kudos however for finding us another plane and we finally made it 2 hours later.."
Pros: "boarding and crew were great"
Cons: "if I put on one more kilo I would not fit in a seat, I am 90kg"
Cons: "Do not checkin well in advance of the flight. They assign seats from the back of the cabin. The later the checkin the further forward your seats will be."
Pros: "Nothing, had I known Jetstar was such a poor quality airline I would've never booked the flight. not to be rude just being honest they didn't even offer me water. For a five hour flight that is absolutely ridiculous,"
Cons: "Zero in-flight entertainment once again for a five hour flight. I would not recommend this airline to anybody and will not be flying jetstar ever again"
Pros: "Nothing in particular"
Cons: "Leg space was simply non existent, did not manage to squeeze in without sitting competely sideways..."
Pros: "It got me to my destination on time. Web check in for this leg of my flight made things quick. Didn't have checked luggage so that was ok."
Cons: "Jetstar is not a quality airline. Customer service is lacklustre. Cramped space. Plane seemed dirty and the air during takeoff and landed really smelled bad. Food and drinks way overpriced and not good."
Cons: "Cheap airline"
Pros: "Had a seatbelt"
Cons: "Seat did not recline. Crew said was broken. Second crew said didn't recline because near exit. Think should be informed of this when allocated seat"
Cons: "On the outward trip in business class, I was sitting across the aisle from a man who was so sick with the flu that he should not have been flying. I was going on a diving holiday. Yes, I caught it, predictably."
Pros: "Everything. Great customer service"
Pros: "Inexpensive, relatively speaking."
Pros: "They charged $94 for a bag at the airport. It is NOT CLEAR on Kayak that you have to book baggage ahead or face STEEP charges."
Pros: "I thought that the Captain dealt with the potential issue with the toilet in a very diplomatic manner and deserves an award for not breaking out in laughter. The crew were professional but also very friendly and cheerful."
Cons: "Nothing. Credit where credit is due."
Cons: "Didnt like that you couldnt use cash on the flight for purchasing things, water, coffee & tea should be complimentary on board and I wasnt notified anywhere about the inhouse entertainment that I could have had sorted prior to my flights."
Cons: "Take off was delayed. Beware, since this is the last flight of the day, there's very little room for delays arriving in Sydney as all flights must land at Sydney Airport by 10:30pm. We were lucky that we just made the cut off"
Pros: "Very friendly service. Departed on time"
Cons: "Long, long walk to get to departure gate. No air-bridges."
Airlines flying from Hobart to Perth have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travellers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Hobart to Perth
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Hobart to Perth
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Hobart to Perth
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Hobart to Perth
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Hobart to Perth