Starting in July, Fiji Airways will be offering direct flights between Canberra and Nadi, providing ACT residents with an easy way to reach the tropical paradise.
With twice-weekly flights on Tuesdays and Fridays from July, the airline plans to increase the frequency to three times a week in October.
This new connection also offers passengers the option to continue on to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Vancouver, Honolulu or destinations in the South Pacific.
Fiji Airways will operate the Canberra flights on a Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, featuring recliner seats in business class.
These aircraft are becoming available due to the delivery of new A350s, which will fly to North America.
Flight FJ950 will depart Canberra at 1:35 pm and arrive in Nadi at 7:40 pm, while flight FJ951 will depart Nadi at 9:15 am and reach Canberra at 12:20 pm.
Fares are now on sale from as low as $499 return.
All economy fares include meals, beverages, inflight entertainment and carry-on baggage up to 7kg.
Checked baggage is extra on the cheapest economy fare.
You can earn Qantas Points on paid fares, as well as use points to book seats with the airline.
Flying Canberra-Nadi return will set you back 36,000 Qantas Points in economy or 83,000 in business class, plus $235 in taxes and fees.
To fly to North America, you’ll need 83,800 points in economy or 216,800 in business class for a return fare, plus modest taxes and fees.
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