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Origin
San Francisco
$548
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Los Angeles
$533
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$533
Destination
Sydney
$533
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$533
Sun, Oct 25
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
SYD
Sydney Airport
15h 20m
Sun, Nov 8
SYD
Sydney Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
14h 05m
Trip: 15 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 180 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
LAX
SYD
Good 7.6

Cons: Our flight was delayed 3 hours. We were stuck on the plane 2 of the 3 hours! Terrible!

LAX
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Sleeping did not disturb me and happy to miss meal. So polite was the crew I wish I could fly Qantas all the time.

Cons: MIssed out on my bloody mary!

LAX
SYD
Good 7.3

Pros: Price.

Cons: Entertainment system was old and slow. So-so food. Air New Zealand was better than Quantas for similar journey at same week of year and about the same price.

LAX
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Not enough food

LAX
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Service and attitude

Cons: Very long flight

Sun, Oct 25
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
SYD
Sydney Airport
15h 20m
Sun, Nov 8
SYD
Sydney Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
14h 05m
Trip: 15 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 180 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
LAX
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Service and attitude

Cons: Very long flight

LAX
SYD
Excellent 8.6

Cons: The seats were really cramped

LAX
SYD
Good 7.6

Pros: I like the fact that qantas boards the passengers in the back and works their way forward! Ive seen airlines do the opposite and it takes forever and very inefficient. So good job qantas. Much appreciated.

Cons: Food could be better and cabin and bathroom cleaned more thoroughly.

LAX
SYD
Excellent 8.6

Cons: Delayed at takeoff but made some time back in the air and captain rearranged connecting flights for passengers. Food portions were a bit small at mealtimes.

LAX
SYD
Mediocre 2.3

Cons: the plane was small, old, not comfortable and not remotely up to the standards that we expect from Qantas or the A380s we typically get from CA to SYD. If I book Qantas - I expect a certain level of service - otherwise, I would save the money and just go with the cheapest airline.

Sun, Oct 25
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
SYD
Sydney Airport
15h 20m
Sun, Nov 8
SYD
Sydney Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
14h 05m
Trip: 15 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 180 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
LAX
SYD
Excellent 8.6

Pros: .

Cons: .

LAX
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Cons: Flight was late boarding at LAX and at Sydney had to be bused to terminal which was slow. Otherwise all was great.

LAX
SYD
Excellent 8.3

Pros: crew was very accommodating in seeking alternative storage options for overhead bags

Cons: there was a lack of overhead storage in the upstairs economy area

LAX
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Fast checking and good service on board

LAX
SYD
Excellent 8.6

Cons: The seats were really cramped

Tue, Oct 27
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
SYD
Sydney Airport
15h 20m
Tue, Nov 10
SYD
Sydney Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
14h 05m
Trip: 15 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 180 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
LAX
SYD
Excellent 8.3

Pros: crew was very accommodating in seeking alternative storage options for overhead bags

Cons: there was a lack of overhead storage in the upstairs economy area

LAX
SYD
Good 7.6

Cons: Headphone jack on the 747 was faulty.

LAX
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Cons: The wheel on my bag was smashed...

LAX
SYD
Excellent 9.0

Pros: I slept for 12 of the 15 hours so? Food was good!

Cons: More leg room.

LAX
SYD
Good 7.6

Pros: - decent wine, fresh fruit, in-seat entertainment, smooth flight

Cons: - audio was buzzy, seats very thin, bathrooms not stocked with paper towels

Tue, Oct 27
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
SYD
Sydney Airport
15h 20m
Tue, Nov 10
SYD
Sydney Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
14h 05m
Trip: 15 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 180 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
LAX
SYD
Excellent 9.6

Pros: Great customer service on board the plane. Super service at check in.

Cons: Liked everything

LAX
SYD
Excellent 9.3

Pros: Service and staff were great. Especially liked that they provide a personal kit for everyone which has a toothbrush, toothpaste and an eye mask and ear plugs. Excellent!

Cons: As always, more seat room.

LAX
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Cons: Flight was late boarding at LAX and at Sydney had to be bused to terminal which was slow. Otherwise all was great.

LAX
SYD
Okay 4.8

Cons: It was just TOO COLD! I had the sniffles for four days after arriving. The reclining seat didn't have much lumbar support.

LAX
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Service and attitude

Cons: Very long flight

Tue, Oct 27
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
SYD
Sydney Airport
15h 20m
Tue, Nov 10
SYD
Sydney Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
14h 05m
Trip: 15 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 180 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
LAX
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Crew was responsive and friendly

Cons: Nothing

LAX
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Sleeping did not disturb me and happy to miss meal. So polite was the crew I wish I could fly Qantas all the time.

Cons: MIssed out on my bloody mary!

LAX
SYD
Okay 5.0

Pros: Relatively smooth flight. Good snacks at back of plane. Plenty of bathrooms. Crew were courteous and helpful.

Cons: Headphone jack and USB charging jack didn't work. So wasn't able to watch any movies. Arm rest was broken. When the seat in front reclines it gets very tight forcing you to recline and do it to the person behind you. Needs refurbishing. The seats are in poor shape and are pretty tight.

LAX
SYD
Excellent 8.6

Cons: Delayed at takeoff but made some time back in the air and captain rearranged connecting flights for passengers. Food portions were a bit small at mealtimes.

LAX
SYD
Excellent 8.6

Pros: For a coach flight it was pretty standard. I did feel the penne pasta that I had for dinner was a little lacking. Breakfast was good.

Cons: Legroom seems to be getting less and less.

Wed, Oct 28
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
SYD
Sydney Airport
15h 20m
Tue, Nov 10
SYD
Sydney Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
14h 05m
Trip: 14 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 180 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
LAX
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Fast checking and good service on board

LAX
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Everything! As a first timer in Australia the flight experience was great.

LAX
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Sleeping did not disturb me and happy to miss meal. So polite was the crew I wish I could fly Qantas all the time.

Cons: MIssed out on my bloody mary!

LAX
SYD
Good 7.0

Pros: Very nice and speedy check in. Boarding ok. Food good but no fruit.

Cons: slow entertainment system. Some shows and maps unavailable

LAX
SYD
Excellent 8.6

Cons: The seats were really cramped

Wed, Oct 28
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
SYD
Sydney Airport
15h 20m
Tue, Nov 10
SYD
Sydney Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
14h 05m
Trip: 14 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 180 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
LAX
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: We love the space in the seats on the new Airbus 380. It is so spacious, and the seats are very comfortable. The movie selection was pretty good.

Cons: if I remember correctly the screen size was a little small for a new plane. Also I asked for two alcohol drinks, but was told only one may be served. I only asked so I wouldn't have to get up during my movie, and on Air New Zealand, they freely offer more than one drink. Also, if I remember correctly the arm rests did not raise all the way. We had all three seats to ourselves, and it would have been nice to lift the armrests all the way up so we could stretch out properly.

LAX
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Seat space and leg room Food and service

LAX
SYD
Excellent 9.3

Pros: Service and staff were great. Especially liked that they provide a personal kit for everyone which has a toothbrush, toothpaste and an eye mask and ear plugs. Excellent!

Cons: As always, more seat room.

LAX
SYD
Excellent 9.6

Pros: Great customer service on board the plane. Super service at check in.

Cons: Liked everything

LAX
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Service and attitude

Cons: Very long flight

Wed, Oct 28
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
SYD
Sydney Airport
15h 20m
Tue, Nov 10
SYD
Sydney Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
14h 05m
Trip: 14 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 180 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
LAX
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Complementary food, movies, shows, and beverages

LAX
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: They provided much more than a seat. One of us was overcome with air sickness. The flight attendants provided all the help and comfort necessary to recover from sickness. They were indeed very helpful. We are very thankful and grateful for all the care they gave us during the flight.

LAX
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Food was very good and crew was excellent

Cons: As always, the seats felt too cramped

LAX
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Everything! As a first timer in Australia the flight experience was great.

LAX
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Quality & service.

Cons: Nothing.

Tue, Oct 27
SFO
San Francisco Airport
SYD
Sydney Airport
17h 30m
Mon, Nov 9
SYD
Sydney Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
16h 54m
Trip: 14 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 184 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
SFO
SYD
Excellent 9.0

Cons: I made the same flight last year on a newer plane. This time I missed having water bottles available at all times.

SFO
SYD
Excellent 9.3

Pros: Great, attentive staff. Good selection for entertainment.

Cons: Food was great but service to middle row is awkward for a family of 4 when half get their food and the other half waits.

SFO
SYD
Good 7.6

Pros: Quantas rerouted our SFO - SDY non stop trouble LAX to pick up 28 Passengers!! So 270 Passengers ha to endure an additional 3grs 30 min. No compensation not even a drink voucher! Not up to Quantas standards.

SFO
SYD
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing because this flight never happened.

SFO
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: The Wide Body 747, the friendliness of the Crew. The Food and Entertainment was Excellent Embarking and Disembarking was Fast and Orderly

Cons: Turbulence along the Route

Tue, Oct 27
SFO
San Francisco Airport
SYD
Sydney Airport
17h 30m
Mon, Nov 9
SYD
Sydney Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
16h 54m
Trip: 14 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 184 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
SFO
SYD
Excellent 9.3

Pros: Qantas rarely disappoint! I have been flying with them for almost 35 years and I don't recall a bad flight

Cons: Nothing comes to mind

SFO
SYD
Excellent 9.6

Pros: The crew was amazing! Its amazing the difference in overall politeness of that australian based flight crew vs a US based crew. Every need, every question, every request answered with a smile.

SFO
SYD
Excellent 9.3

Pros: The staff was great, the individual screens and entertainment options were great. Boarding and service was excellent. Included meal and meal options.

Cons: Not a lot of leg room. My husband and I are both 6ft / 1.8m and on such a long flight, 13hrs it got uncomfortable

SFO
SYD
Mediocre 3.6

Pros: We were treated very rudely.

Cons: We were treated very rudely. We should’ve taken another airline

SFO
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: The Wide Body 747, the friendliness of the Crew. The Food and Entertainment was Excellent Embarking and Disembarking was Fast and Orderly

Cons: Turbulence along the Route

Tue, Oct 27
SFO
San Francisco Airport
SYD
Sydney Airport
17h 30m
Mon, Nov 9
SYD
Sydney Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
16h 54m
Trip: 14 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 184 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
SFO
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Everyone and everything

SFO
SYD
Excellent 9.6

Pros: I was surprised by the amount of food included in the fare. I was not expecting two full meals. I also appreciated all the movie choices. Thanks for making a 14 hour flight bearable.

SFO
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Qantas is my favorite airline. I will always fly with them given the choice.

SFO
SYD
Excellent 9.3

Pros: You have a good airline. It was clean and everyone was friendly all communication was good EXCEPT before I got to the airport I forgot my visa and thought all I’d have to do is call Qantas and they’d advise me.

Cons: Every time I’d call an 800 number I’d get someone in South Africa who was sooooo unhelpful. I’m sure she had her script but for heavensake all I needed to do was to go online and get a visa. And I saw someone in San Francisco at the ticket counter get a visa and yet I was told I wouldn’t be flying that night as I had forgotten to get a visa. No help at all !! I know I wasn’t the only person that ever got a visa. I was told to call my consulate. Clearly there was a simple way to get a visa and I was so freaked out until I figured it out myself. Made it so unpleasant.

SFO
SYD
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing!

Cons: I was booked on flight QF 74 from San Francisco, connecting in Sydney (3 hour connection) to Queenstown, New Zealand. When I went to check in I was told that I needed a transit visa for Australia because of my Indian Passport. When I booked the flight back in September, it was not a requirement to have a transit Visa. I was told by the Qantas supervisor that this was a new requirement as of October for Indian and Chinese passport holders even with brief connections. 9 people were in a similar situation the day before and denied boarding. I understand that things change, but I am very disappointed in the service provided to me. Of course, they could not help me get an evisa for Australia, but they were not even willing to help me search for it rebook a Qantas flight connecting in a different city/country. They did not even connect me with online reservations directly to quickly do something to be able to continue on my journey. They only gave me a phone number to call and sent me away. I tried the number and was on hold for almost an hour. Luckily, my friends were on a different flight on Air New Zealand that had seats leaving in 2 hours, and I almost missed that waiting to talk to someone from Qantas. I booked a ticket with Air New Zealand (by talking to their checkin agent, who was able to connect me directly with a reservations agent via a direct line, which was something I was hoping Qantas would help me with at a bare minimum) and I was able to purchase a ticket for that Air NZ flight and continue on. I’m VERY disappointed in the way that I was treated and not provided with assistance in a timely manner. I would have almost missed that flight and have to miss out on pre-arranged travel plans losing out on an additional $2000 in tour / accommodation bookings.

Mon, Oct 12
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
SYD
Sydney Airport
15h 05m
Wed, Oct 28
SYD
Sydney Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
14h 05m
Trip: 17 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 180 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
LAX
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Complementary food, movies, shows, and beverages

LAX
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Not enough food

LAX
SYD
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Crew did their best, but that wasn't great.

Cons: We pre ordered vegetarian meals for my vegetarian daughter, and the flight attendant went out of her way to mention that there was nothing ordered. Original direct flight from LAX to Sydney was delayed by almost 12 hours for "maintenance", so we were rerouted via SFO and Brisbane. 15 hours took 24

LAX
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Pros: easy boarding,efficient staff, lots of entertainment options, great pilot - very smooth flight and excellent landing

Cons: got stuck in middle seat, def not comfortable; crew not very cheery

LAX
SYD
Okay 5.0

Cons: My seat got moved when I had pre-selected them. The power outlet between the seats didn't work so I couldn't use my CPAP. The earphones/jack would only have sound in 1 ear.

Mon, Oct 12
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
SYD
Sydney Airport
15h 05m
Wed, Oct 28
SYD
Sydney Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
14h 05m
Trip: 17 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 180 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
LAX
SYD
Mediocre 2.6

Pros: Cabin crew was ok.

Cons: Ground staff was terrible. Boarding took forever. Plane was dirty. Blanket had stains on them. Overall, just disgusting. I was afraid to touch anything on the plane. I took photos to document.

LAX
SYD
Excellent 8.6

Cons: The seats were really cramped

LAX
SYD
Excellent 8.3

Pros: Crew was very attentive. The boarding was slow at first but moved along quickly. We ordered our meal online and got our meal first. Very good food.

Cons: The seat was small and we are not tall. The bathrooms were always crowded and hard to clean.

LAX
SYD
Excellent 9.2

Pros: I am blind and travel alone. The special assistance Qantas offers is outstanding. Each crew member I interacted with both on board and on the ground were attentive, respectful, helpful, and just warm and lovely overall.

LAX
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: They provided much more than a seat. One of us was overcome with air sickness. The flight attendants provided all the help and comfort necessary to recover from sickness. They were indeed very helpful. We are very thankful and grateful for all the care they gave us during the flight.

Mon, Oct 12
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
SYD
Sydney Airport
15h 05m
Wed, Oct 28
SYD
Sydney Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
14h 05m
Trip: 17 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 180 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
LAX
SYD
Excellent 9.6

Pros: The movie selection was broad and current.

Cons: There were plenty of movies to watch, but having more would be awesome!

LAX
SYD
Okay 5.0

Pros: Relatively smooth flight. Good snacks at back of plane. Plenty of bathrooms. Crew were courteous and helpful.

Cons: Headphone jack and USB charging jack didn't work. So wasn't able to watch any movies. Arm rest was broken. When the seat in front reclines it gets very tight forcing you to recline and do it to the person behind you. Needs refurbishing. The seats are in poor shape and are pretty tight.

LAX
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Cons: Flight was late boarding at LAX and at Sydney had to be bused to terminal which was slow. Otherwise all was great.

LAX
SYD
Okay 4.6

Pros: The Pilot

Cons: Flight was delayed by 2 hours. Had to get off the plane to get a visa. Delayed even more when we arrived in Australia. Didn’t have a gate ready when we landed. Lost my luggage in a flight to Brisbane.

LAX
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: They provided much more than a seat. One of us was overcome with air sickness. The flight attendants provided all the help and comfort necessary to recover from sickness. They were indeed very helpful. We are very thankful and grateful for all the care they gave us during the flight.

Fri, Oct 30
SFO
San Francisco Airport
SYD
Sydney Airport
20h 30m
Tue, Nov 24
SYD
Sydney Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
18h 24m
Trip: 26 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 184 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
SFO
SYD
Excellent 9.6

Pros: I was surprised by the amount of food included in the fare. I was not expecting two full meals. I also appreciated all the movie choices. Thanks for making a 14 hour flight bearable.

SFO
SYD
Excellent 9.0

Cons: I made the same flight last year on a newer plane. This time I missed having water bottles available at all times.

SFO
SYD
Okay 5.3

Cons: The crew was not all that friendly in my section

SFO
SYD
Poor 0.0

Pros: I had to change flights to LA.

SFO
SYD
Okay 5.0

Cons: Flight was delayed 2 hr 30 min because of catering issues. Because of that only one hot meal for 14 hr flight. Diabetic food was the worst I ever had. My prepaid seat for extra $35 AUD wasn't available. The seat was uncomfortable and the pillow was huge - I had to put it on a floor. I am surprised why Qantas is rated #9 among best airlines for 2016. I will try to avoid Qantas in the gorier.

Fri, Oct 30
SFO
San Francisco Airport
SYD
Sydney Airport
20h 30m
Tue, Nov 24
SYD
Sydney Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
18h 24m
Trip: 26 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 184 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
SFO
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: The Wide Body 747, the friendliness of the Crew. The Food and Entertainment was Excellent Embarking and Disembarking was Fast and Orderly

Cons: Turbulence along the Route

SFO
SYD
Poor 0.0

Pros: I had to change flights to LA.

SFO
SYD
Excellent 9.3

Pros: The crew, food and the entertainment were great.

Cons: I booked for a window seat but I ended sitting on the aisle. I will double check the seating on my return flight so it won't happen again.

SFO
SYD
Excellent 9.3

Pros: Great, attentive staff. Good selection for entertainment.

Cons: Food was great but service to middle row is awkward for a family of 4 when half get their food and the other half waits.

SFO
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Everyone and everything

Fri, Oct 30
SFO
San Francisco Airport
SYD
Sydney Airport
20h 30m
Tue, Nov 24
SYD
Sydney Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
18h 24m
Trip: 26 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 184 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.9
Food
7.6
SFO
SYD
Okay 5.3

Pros: Such an arduous and indirect flight route and entertainment screen was non viable but always good to fly with Qantas!

SFO
SYD
Mediocre 3.6

Pros: We were treated very rudely.

Cons: We were treated very rudely. We should’ve taken another airline

SFO
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Everyone and everything

SFO
SYD
Excellent 8.6

Pros: I liked the fact that there was a water refilling station so I could get water when I needed/wanted it. The people were friendly and there were lots of times when the lights remained off so that people could sleep. There weren't a lot of interruptions during the flight so people could rest or do what they wanted! I also like that Quantas is associated with American so I got a ton of miles!

Cons: My seat wouldn't stay upright so any movement made it go back, which was fine for resting but when eating or sitting up, I kept falling back. Luckily the person behind me was understanding.

SFO
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: The Wide Body 747, the friendliness of the Crew. The Food and Entertainment was Excellent Embarking and Disembarking was Fast and Orderly

Cons: Turbulence along the Route

Sun, Jun 7
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
SYD
Sydney Airport
19h 45m
Tue, Jun 16
SYD
Sydney Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
23h 25m
Trip: 10 days
7.8Good Show reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 1,003 reviews
Overall
7.8
Boarding
7.8
Comfort
7.5
Crew
8.3
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.2
SYD
NAN
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Very smooth flight

Cons: No food options by row 29

LAX
NAN
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: Worst service. Very bad boarding. Yucky food.

AKL
NAN
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: 350 pound passenger placed next to us in window seat. Passenger took over 1/3 of my wife's seat. Flight was full, no effort made by crew to correct situation.

SFO
NAN
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Great crew!

NAN
LAX
Good 7.6

Cons: The ticketing experience almost cost me missing my connection. I did not get my con# or my second boarding pass so after customs I was forced to go back out and wait for a bus to get to a different terminal. I waited 30 min. Very poor handling.

Sun, Jun 7
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
SYD
Sydney Airport
19h 45m
Tue, Jun 16
SYD
Sydney Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
23h 25m
Trip: 10 days
7.8Good Show reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 1,003 reviews
Overall
7.8
Boarding
7.8
Comfort
7.5
Crew
8.3
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.2
NAN
AKL
Excellent 10.0

Cons: Enjoyed it very much. Great crew and clean plane!!

NAN
SFO
Good 7.6

Pros: Good service, friendly staff, comfortable seats

Cons: Boarding in Fiji was hectic, several searches and interruptions in line from staff who had trouble communicating

APW
HNL
Excellent 9.3

Pros: Crew was amazing!

Cons: Checkin and gate crew were amazing! It was hard to hear the announcement on the intercom in Apia. Too sound was not clear and precise.

NAN
LAX
Good 6.0

Pros: The crew was really friendly.

Cons: The entertainment options were really limited. Movie options were mostly older movies.

TBU
NAN
Okay 4.3

Cons: Flight was 4 hours late with no explanation

Good to know

Low season: May
High season: December
Average price: $1142
Good deal: $805

Best time to beat the crowds

6%

expected price decrease

Most popular time to fly

23%

expected price increase

(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

or less (round trip)

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