Prices are as low as we’ve ever seen so it’s time to explore Budapest for the spring.
One of the great beauties of Europe, Budapest is known as the Paris of the East. The city is filled with museums, galleries, and world-class restaurants and the culture is sure to be unlike anything you’ve encountered in Europe.
With a rare travel deal from Air China, you can visit the city for less than $800 return from three Aussie cities.
Fly from Melbourne to Budapest for $736 return with Air China on select travel dates during May.
There are also some cheap flights from Sydney to Budapest from $749 and Brisbane to Budapest from $753.
The cheapest fares we found are for travel in May to July but you can still score some great prices under $900 return through to October.
Air China is a full-service airline so checked baggage, in-flight entertainment and meals are all included in the fare.
To find the lowest prices, head to Skyscanner where you can use their calendar feature to find dates to suit your schedule.
These flights are not part of any particular sale so grab your seat before they’re gone.
How good are these fares?
The cheapest fares we’ve seen to Budapest were for $1,125 so not only are you saving yourself hundreds of dollars but you’re getting the best possible price.
May is also one of the best months to visit Budapest, as the weather will be mild (high of 21°C) and the summer crowds have yet to descend. There will be a slew of festivals to take part in when you get there as May is one of the busiest months on Budapest’s calendar.