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Flights & Visas



BIGSOUND’s preferred airline Virgin Australia is committed to the future of the Australian music industry. We recommend you choose Virgin Australia when flying to and from BIGSOUND Festival. 

This year BIGSOUND’s major partner Virgin Australia is extending the musical journey, offering two return economy class airfares anywhere on their international long-haul network to one lucky punter who books their flights to the festival via the BIGSOUND website. Coachella? Auckland City Limits? FYF Fest? BIGSOUND might be just the start of your adventure!

To enter book your flights using the widget below:

Or if you've already booked, enter your booking reference number via the form below for your chance to win!

Thanks to Virgin Australia, discount flights are available through the booking panel above. 

Discount available are:

  • Domestic Business: upto 10% Virgin Australia Domestic Business class fares 
  • Domestic Flexi: upto 10% Virgin Australia Domestic Freedom fares 
  • Domestic Saver upto 10 % Virgin Australia Domestic Elevate and Getaway fares (excluding tactical and Sale fares)

For your reference the sale period is 05/06/2017 – midnight 31/7/2017 and the travel period is 29/8/2017 – midnight 15/9/2017. All fares purchased using the Event Direct booking tile are subject to the fare type terms and conditions provided on the Virgin Australia website.

Airtrain Discount

If you’re flying in for BIGSOUND 2017, don’t get stung with an exxy cab! Book your Airtrain ticket now and get straight from your plane to the Valley or your hotel. Just to sweeten the deal, here’s a 20% discount code for all trips made between 03 /09 /17 - 09 /09 /17.

Travel Arrangements

For accommodation and travel arrangements, contact our travel partners, Stage and Screen


I'm travelling from overseas. Do I need a Visa?

 All visitors to Australia who are not travelling on an Australian or New Zealand passport must have a valid visa before boarding their plane regardless of length of stay. Please ensure you have the correct visa before leaving your country. Please refer to the Australian Government's Department of Immigration and Border Protection website for more information.

Discover Queensland

Queensland is just the place to experience Australia’s best live events. There’s no place like Queensland when it comes to combining Australia’s headline events with the most incredible destinations.

From food and wine; festivals; art, culture and music; to sporting and lifestyle, Queensland boasts a great event calendar. 

Come for an event, and stay for an unforgettable holiday.