Sydney & Melbourne, Air, 6 Nights, From $2,149

Spend a week getting to know two of Australia’s most vibrant cities with this travel package to Sydney and Melbourne.

By , Friday, Mar 29, 2013, 4:00 PM

Sydney Harbour Bridge in Sydney, Australia

Visit the scenic Sydney Harbour Bridge with this travel deal that also gives you time in Melbourne.

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The Real Deal Vacation package to Australia includes airfare from L.A. to Sydney, with a return flight from Melbourne, on United Airlines; flights from Sydney to Melbourne; three nights at the Menzies Sydney Hotel; three nights at the Swanston Hotel Melbourne Grand Mercure; and daily breakfast; from $2,149 per person including all hotel and air taxes and fees.

When Apr. 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27, 2013 ($2,149); add $10 for Apr. 15, Jun. 3, 2013; add $40 for Jul. 29, Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26, Sept. 2, 9, 16, 2013; check Gate 1 Travel's website for more dates.

Gateways L.A. ($2,149); additional gateway cities are also available.

The Fine Print Air taxes and fees are included in the package price. Read these guidelines before you book any Real Deal.

Book By No deadline; based on availability.

Contact Gate 1 Travel, 800/682-3333,

Why It's a Deal A recent Kayak search shows the lowest round-trip multicity airfare between L.A., Sydney, and Melbourne starts from $1,343 in late April (Delta Airlines). Add to that $316 per person with taxes for three nights at the Menzies Sydney Hotel, and $332 per person with taxes for three nights at the Swanston Hotel Melbourne Grand Mercure, and you're already spending $1,991. For $158 more than that, this travel package gives you the same perks, plus the flight between Sydney and Melbourne, daily breakfast, and covers all taxes and fees.

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