Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Newcastle to Gold Coast
|June||Best time to beat the crowds (2% less expensive on average)|
|September||Most popular time to fly (9% more expensive on average)|
Average price round-trip
|$213||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
Good deal round-trip
Good deal one-way
Qantas Airways and Jetstar have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Newcastle to Gold Coast. Confirm policies on booking site.
|Flights to Coolangatta||1h 06m|
The cheapest ticket to Gold Coast from Newcastle found in the last 72 hours was $100 one-way, and $98 round-trip. The most popular route is from Newcastle to Coolangatta, and the cheapest round-trip airline ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was $57.
Jetstar flies most frequently to Coolangatta from Newcastle.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "I just enjoy Virgin as the crew are always nice"
Cons: "I find the seats a little uncomfortable. But it’s possible just me"
Pros: "Same old mediocre service a bit like catching a bus really very mundane"
Cons: "Food and entertainment"
Pros: "Boarding and disembarking were very smooth, and our bags were ready for collection very quickly."
Cons: "I'm disappointed that Virgin doesn't include more food on their flights anymore, especially as this flight was over lunch time."
Cons: "Quality of snacks Quality of in flight entertainment still very poor"
Pros: "Crew were very conciliatory given a 45min flight delay"
Cons: "Plane snacks are generally disappointing"
Pros: "friendly efficient crew, good food, and good luggage allowance"
Cons: "booked an aisle and a window and was reassigned into a window and center seat with another pax beside in the aisle. Notwithstanding there were many vacant seats available on the flight."
Cons: "No comment all ok"
Pros: "Left and arrived on time. The plane was nice and clean"
Cons: "Nothing. It was all good"
Cons: "The air pressure in the plane not good causing significant pain I’m my ears"
Pros: "pleasant crew"
Cons: "food choices in business class ordinary"
Pros: "I arrived home safely!"
Cons: "The hostess ran out of tea and when I asked for a top up she did not come back"
Pros: "The flight was 45 minutes because they put on the burner"
Cons: "The fact that 8.30 flight is delayed 2.5 hours and they had no other aircraft available to schedule ."
Pros: "Friendly and helpful Stewards. Virgin Australia 1 free checked luggage is great."
Cons: "The queue for the loo was a bit ridiculous. Passengers were lining up in the isle besides our seats instead of waiting in thier seat for a vacancy."
Pros: "Taking my elderly mother up to the Gold Coast to visit my sister is always a challenge but thanks to the beautiful staff at Virgin it was made so easy. Just outstanding customer service. Thank you so much."
Cons: "Has it really come down to this To the Vegan that put this on the menu as the snack for the masses do you really find this appropriate"
Pros: "Happy hour Is great marketing move for us tired working people to start our journey Like flights used to be"
Pros: "Crew were professional & flight ran ahead of time"
Cons: "Crowded seat & light meal wasn’t something I enjoyed"
Pros: "The crew were excellent! Providing great service through the flight. They were kind and very helpful. Great experience because of them."
Cons: "Unfortunately for me I had the person in front of me reclining the whole flight so I wasn’t as comfortable. I struggled to eat because they wouldn’t move their seat upright."
Cons: "Entertainment is very B if not C grade At least the crew was a lot happier than my previous flight"
Pros: "We were looked after very well by Tamara"
Pros: "On time"
Pros: "On time"
Pros: "The crew and overhead storage."
Cons: "It would be good to have hot towels like Emirates after you board and before you get off."
Cons: "See above"
Cons: "Flight cancelled with no announcement.Delayed 5 hours."
Pros: "The comfortable seats and refreshments"
Cons: "I did not know how to get a seat assignment so ended up in a middle seat even though I booked months ahead."
Cons: "Refer to heading Virgin I think you are taking cheap too far"
Pros: "Great boarding and efficient flight"
Cons: "The crew - unsmiling, unfriendly and seemed to hate their jobs. Food - meusli bar !"
Pros: "Comfortable. Enough leg room."
Cons: "Our departure time kept changing every 10 mins. If we had known, we could have stayed/roamed around town for an extra couple of hours."
Cons: "30 mins on the phone to get a meal voucher that covered less than half the cost of the. Meal"
Cons: "Flight was cancelled, no compensation, had to find somewhere to stay, travel to and from airport for a flight the next day instead."
Pros: "Loved all the movies, TV shows, games and even meditation options."
Cons: "Food was mediocre. Had ordered special meal, but my dietary restrictions are too complicated (vegetarian AND gluten-free) take away snacks during the duration of the flight were neglected."
Cons: "Tried for over 40 mins to make an earlier flight - airline would. R change my ticker because of third party carrier .impossible to get through and change flight . This will make us go directly to airline - it was the same price"
Cons: "tiny spaces and people still pushing seat back"
Pros: "Baggage price"
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."
Pros: "like that the cabin crew didn't come around and there snacks and refreshments were provided, perhaps it would be good to make a mention of this on the flight before, so everyone is aware though."
Cons: "The flight was delayed and I missed my connecting flight. Had been travelling for 30 hours and just wanted to get home but didn't get home till 4 after the time I meant to arrive."
Cons: "I would have liked to know about the virgin entertainment app ahead of time. By the time the captain announced the option to use the app it was too late to download."
Pros: "Virgin service has always been great in my experience"
Pros: "Short distance, so don't care"
Cons: "Little bit of delay"
Pros: "I didn't have a chance to enjoy this flight at all"
Cons: "I didn't like the fact that an air North plane was delayed for 3 hours causing me to miss this flight also I had contacted the airline directly to let them know that there was passengers on the inbound flight and they would not even consider holding the plane even though I booked a private aircraft to get there which cost me $3,000 extra I missed the flight by approximately 10 minutes"
Pros: "The flight...food...and ride were awesome!!"
Cons: "In flight entertainment. Need more documentaries"
Cons: "Travelled business class for a change expecting a meal. But there was not meal only nuts cheese and crackers. The red wine was excellent"
Pros: "I was dreading the long overseas flight, but was pleasantly surprised by the hospitality offered on this flight. The meal choices were great, the movie choices were plentiful, and the plane was comfortable."
Pros: "Quick boarding and exiting. Great experience."
Pros: "Boarding from the rear as well as the front expedited the boarding process."
Cons: "Even though I checked into the flight before arriving at the airport, it took over 45 minutes to drop off my bag at Sydney domestic airport. They charge for soft drinks other than coffee & tea."
Pros: "Good crew, very friendly. Went above and beyond to find a passenger at baggage claim who left something on board."
Cons: "Boarding was very delayed."
Pros: "no amazing crew and no warm and fuzzies"
Cons: "Pre bought meals and wasn't permitted hot chocolate for children. Eventually given and nothing said. On the journey over hot choc offered. Not a big deal. I think you fall down in customer service by not supplying a little like coffee and hot choc and a free snack. Possably will avoid flying Jetstar again. Service is paramount. And no entertainment available because it wasnt a long haul just a short haul though international. Mmmmm no to Jetstar i feel. I own a resort and i know what customer service must feel like."
Pros: "The crew were friendly and tickets were a great price"
Cons: "No legroom at all, very cramped"
Cons: "Average service, too bad they are partnered/owned by Qantas"
Pros: "Seat was uncomfortable, crew was lovely"
Cons: "Tired seats should be updated."
Cons: "Boarding routine Space available"
Pros: "Smooth boarding and landing. Flight time is great. Not very many disruptions in the overnight flight."
Cons: "The check-in process is overly long. Being a low cost carrier doesn't mean you need to sacrifice efficiency on this part. This could be much smoother with an automated bag drop are for international flights or a check-in at the oversized X-ray machine (since so many people bring skis & surfboards."
Cons: "Could have left on time 2 hours late leaveing NZ"
Cons: "Flight was almost 2 hours late. Short flight ended up being over 2 hrs as landing conditions were not suitable and plane had to keep hovering around the airport for a long time before it was cleared to land. Crew was very nice. Seats very roomy in economy."
Cons: "I learned that JetStar was the cheapest option for a reason. Check-in at Narita was a nightmare. Without any luggage to check it was over 1.5 hour wait just to check in."
Cons: "They do not tell you about cheaper online baggage check in and then charge 10 times at the gate. We had to pay $605 for 3 checked in suitcases!"
Pros: "Leg room was sufficient, boarding fast and plane next to new"
Cons: "Luggage limits- but that’s life!"
Cons: "Not enough to room in seats for a flight this long"
Pros: "Got here early! Love that!"
Pros: "The crew and flight were ok."
Cons: "The checked baggage policy is lacking"
Pros: "They did try to make up time in the air"
Cons: "Plane was a little late arriving so boarding was delayed which then resulted in longer delays as wind gusts kicked in and could not take off after boarding the plane result missed bus connections"
Cons: "On time. Friendly staff"
Pros: "On time. Safe and smooth."
Pros: "Easy checkin at Auckland.......unusual ! Pleasant young man. Friendly staff in plane ."
Pros: "Flights today on time"
Cons: "Never in 30+ years of flying have I not been able to ticket both legs of a trip at the start, especially both legs on same airline. We had to pay $60 AUS to Check my daughter’s carry on at the gate because her backpack was over 7 kilos, with no option to have it count toward our overall max weight. Also had 4 hour layover but could not do the manual transfer to next leg until 3 hours before flight, putting a dent into our layover plans. I will avoid using this airline due to hassles in the future."
Pros: "None of it"
Cons: "The whole Jetstar team"
Pros: "Stormy weather made for a bumpy ride but that is no ones fault. Everything else as one would expect from a short flight"
Cons: "Kayak didn’t allow me to add luggage to my booking and forced me to go through Jetstars website and alter my booking. Here, the site only let me add luggage to my trip up. At the airport, completely unaware of the situation, I was made to look stupid then hit with a $60 “amendment” fee. On top of all that, my flight home was delayed an hour. This is the second time in 2 months this flight has been delayed."
Cons: "Fast efficient travel friendly staff"
Pros: "Staff were kind and attentive. Got the emergency aisle seat without asking which is always a bonus."
Cons: "Because I booked through Kayak it wasn't clear to me that baggage and in fact meals were not included! I got stung 16000 yen for my bag and was too late to order meal service . I had to grab what I could in departures. I would like this to be clearer in the price comparison on the kayak website. Wouldn't have chosen this flight if I'd known."
Cons: "Nil to report"
Pros: "i like the use of kiosks they need to have more machines as the staff have a poor service attitude and give the responses as machines."
Cons: "Booked a ticket with 20kg checked bag; didn't pack as much so took a carry on. The flight was delayed so they decided to weigh carry ons. It came to 10kg plus Laptop bag. They charged me $50 extra. On explaining I have 20kgs included and am happy to go check it in myself. They didn't let me. Not sure why when the flight was delayed by more than 30 min. staff not helpful or considerate. No solution offered to make me happy or to acknowledge that I had already paid for 20kg. I could be talking to a machine and it would've been the same outcome."
Pros: "unlimited movies because flight was delayed"
Cons: "$100+ for luggage, no blanket or pillows, $4 Water"
Cons: "As I stated previously this company's complete lack of concern for customer service is appalling. I have directed my managers and staff to ensure that this company is no longer engaged to supply transportation to any of my companies"
Pros: "The ice with my champagne"
Cons: "Delayed for 4 hours with no nappies for my 1 year old ... no priority boarding for families with shattered children ... lying boarding staff Vallentyn or something like that ... no ability to check in online due to a message saying we had a special request ... we didn't and have checked online to HNL and SIN recently with JQ without a problem."
Pros: "Cheap flight"
Cons: "Crew attitude."
Pros: "Newcastle airport has made it so easy"
Pros: "Everything was smooth and on time, even a bit early."
Pros: "Overall good"
Cons: "Staff appear permanently unhappy and like they don't enjoy the job"
Cons: "Flight was cancelled and Jetstardid not bother to send an email advising flight cancellation."
Cons: "Flight cancelled Had to recheck in. Boarding gate changed 3 times"
Cons: "I flew from New Zealand to Australia and did not get a meal, or any media. I had just previously flown the other way with another airline and got both of these things since it is an international flight. The weirdest thing is that there was no complementary snacks or even water. You had to pay for it."
Cons: "Unbelievable charges for baggage check of $300. Separate charges for each leg of flights. Kayak didn't let me book a bag ahead of time. The worst airline ever."
Cons: "The flight was cancelled at short notice without explanation"
Pros: "Not really anything."
Cons: "Our first flight from queenstown to Gold Coast was delayed for 4 hours, so we were going to miss our connecting flight to cairns. The desk agent in queenstown told us that we could catch the Sydney flight and due to the mistakes that Jetstar made, we would be able to spend our layover in the Qantas lounge. Once we landed, we tried to go to the Qantas lounge and were denied entry and told that we needed Jetstar to call Qantas and give us access. We then went back to Jetstar and they told us there was nothing we could do. We were stuck in the airport, unable to check our luggage as Jetstar has a 2 hour check in policy, and nowhere to go. Will NEVER fly with them again."
Pros: "Flight attendants were nice"
Cons: "This airline is worse than most low cost US based airlines. Both times I have flown with them it has been a disaster. I only booked with them because of price and because I did not know they were low cost. You get no food, no drinks, no entertainment, they gouge u for baggage. Stay away from jet star pay just a little more to fly a good airline."
Pros: "Great friendly cabin crew Only slightly delayed."
Cons: "Checkin staff gave us back row seats that sit straight up with less legroom without asking if we were OK with that and different than we asked for. Stewardess moved us forward into empty seats after we objected.."
Pros: "Seats were tolerable and crew were pleasant."
Cons: "Delayed for half an hour. Not an issue for me personally, but I've flown Jetstar six times in the past two months and only one of those weren't delayed. Tiger is better these days."
Pros: "The staff were very warm & professional from the beginning at check in to the end of departing our flight. Would recommend again."
Cons: "You can only purchase food with a debit card or Credit card."
Cons: "I arrived for my flight from Narita to Melbourne only to find that I had to walk over 1,000 meters to get to the check-in and terminal even though I was told to go to the Terminal 2 / 3 stop in the Narita train. Once I got to the check-in counter, the line was very long and everyone seemed overworked. By the time I go tot he counter it was getting late. I tried to check in but apparently my eVisa had expired. I have been traveling to Australia countless number of times and normally they process a new visa directly at the airport. I was told by the staff that "this was not possible" and waved me away. They said there was no way to check-in. I stood by the side of the counter and quickly found my own on line service to process a visa. I was able to get my Visa in 10 minutes, and applied for it on my iPhone! My Visa came through, but only just after the cut off time for the flight check in. Despite that fact that flight had not departed, and would not for another 30 minutes or so, they simply closed up the booking counter and left me standing there... They wouldn't even give me any information on what to do or whether my flight would be canceled or credited back. This rates as one of my worst travel experiences. I went back to my hotel in Tokyo, and then decided to fly the next morning on Singapore air. I did not book on Kayak the second time. I don't think I would ever fly JetStar again."
Pros: "I was surprised how comfortable the seats were and how much legroom there was for a low cost airline to fly internationally such a long distance (Tokyo to Sydney). The crew were friendly and we did receive water and tea for free, which was a surprise. The entertainment selection was pretty good and the screens were the nicest HD screens I've seen on an international flight."
Cons: "Had to connect in Gold Coast before arriving in Sydney. I know this is normal for many international flights, but it would have been nice to have a nonstop Tokyo to Sydney. I guess that is why it is a discount airline!"
Cons: "We (I, my wife and son ) did not know our booking with no baggage. The woman asked me $100 baggage fee when we checked in. However, total weight with our three baggages is only about 30 Kg. Each baggage is accord to the carry on boarding rule. In fact, we only want to check in one baggage. But, she told me $50 per baggage. She cheat us. Buy 20 Kg baggage only need $24 in Jetstar internet."
Pros: "Best crew I've ever had on a flight."
Pros: "The crew was amazing."
Pros: "The jetstar staff at check in counter were very helpful"
Airlines flying from Newcastle to Gold Coast 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 Newcastle to Gold Coast
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Newcastle to Gold Coast
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Newcastle to Gold Coast
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Newcastle to Gold Coast
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Newcastle to Gold Coast