Singapore Airlines will commence 4x weekly flights from Melbourne to Wellington from 1 May. Tickets are now on sale, and there are some great sale fares to Wellington for $317 return!
Singapore Airlines flights from Melbourne to Wellington are available for $192.19 one-way, or just $317.09 return. These prices are available on many dates from May onwards, including during the July school holidays.
The new services will run on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. The SQ247 flight from Melbourne to Wellington departs at 7am for a lunchtime arrival into the Kiwi capital. The return SQ248 service departs Wellington at 1.45pm. These convenient timings make it easy to travel to New Zealand for a long weekend!
If you live in Wellington, cheap fares are also available in the other direction. Wellington-Melbourne fares with Singapore Airlines cost just NZD119.87 ($108) one-way or NZD314.03 ($285) return. Business class fares from Melbourne to Wellington are selling for $1,067.19 return.
As Singapore Airlines is a full-service carrier, you can expect complimentary baggage, meals and in-flight entertainment on this Boeing 777 wide-body service. KrisFlyer and Velocity Frequent Flyer members can also earn points & status credits. But seat selection now costs extra on Singapore Airlines’ cheapest fares.
Virgin Velocity members would earn 40 status credits and 322 Velocity points for a return booking. Business class passengers would earn 160 status credits and 4,032 Velocity points.
Access to the Singapore Airlines Silver Kris lounge in Melbourne is available for Business class passengers, KrisFlyer elite members and Velocity Gold and Platinum cardholders. On the return journey, Business class passengers and passengers with KrisFlyer or Star Alliance status – but not Velocity Gold & Platinum members – can use the Air New Zealand lounge in Wellington.
You can find and book sale fares to Wellington for $317 return on the Singapore Airlines website.