A $100 international ticket to Australia costs between $500 and $800 in most cases, according to the Australian Government’s travel advice website.
The most popular options include Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra.
But some travel experts say a trip to the US is worth the money, especially if you can use your credit card and avoid a border check.
Here’s how to save on international ticket booking, including flights and hotels.
Travel guide to Australia’s top travel destinations article The United States is the cheapest of the big three, but the cost of going there can be quite high.
The average price of a domestic ticket in Australia in November was $946, according a comparison of US-based online travel agency FlightAware.
However, the cheapest international ticket for that date was $1,600, according the same website.
And a $1-a-night stay in an Airbnb house in the US for four nights was $3,400, according FlightAwatch.
While Australia has the highest cost of a US passport, the US average cost of living is $25,000 per year.
If you are willing to pay more, a $5,000 trip in the cheapest hotel in Australia is a pretty good deal.
The cheapest hotels in Australia are listed below: Bentleigh Hotel, Brisbane $3.99-a room