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Cathay Pacific has announced an Economy Class sale and a competition to send Aussies to Shanghai

April 13, 2017 Airfare Deals No Comments Email Email

Economy Class Sale

Cathay Pacific has announced an Economy Class sale on all flights from Australia to Shanghai, departing 1 May to 30 November 2017, to allow customers to experience the above attractions during the popular Summer-Autumn seasons. Flights start from AUD$675 and must be booked by 24 April 2017.

Please see the list of reduced fares from all six Australian ports to Shanghai below:

  • Sydney from $692* return
  • Melbourne from $679*return
  • Perth from $675* return
  • Brisbane from $688* return
  • Adelaide from $682* return
  • Cairns from$690* return

*further conditions apply. For full terms and conditions or for more information visit:


Port Adelaide Football Club Competition

Cathay Pacific has launched a competition as part of their Port Adelaide Football Club Sponsorship, offering fans the chance to see the Power play in the historic, inaugural AFL game in Shanghai this year. 

Port Adelaide is set to make history as the host of the first AFL Premiership season game in China. The Club will travel to Shanghai’s Jiangwan Stadium to play the Gold Coast Suns on Sunday 14 May, in a game that will be broadcast back into Australia by host telecast partner Channel 7. 

As Port Adelaide’s official international airline & Premier Partner in 2017, Cathay Pacific is offering flights, tickets to the game and accommodation for three lucky winners to support the Power at this memorable event.

The competition ends on 27 April. For entry details visit: www.residentoftheworld.com.au/port-adelaide

Further background on Experience sensational Shanghai

To celebrate their latest sale and competition, Cathay Pacific has shared its top three cultural and historical highlights of the dynamic Chinese metropolis.

  1. The Bund

One of the most recognisable symbols of the pride of Shanghai, The Bund is a mile-long waterfront boardwalk that borders the Huangpu River. A must-see for history lovers and photography enthusiasts, the architectural landmarks encompass Gothic, baroque and Neoclassical styles, showcasing the century-long charm of the city.

  1. Yu Garden

Bask in the tranquillity of scenic Yu Garden with its exquisite sculptures, elaborate pavilions, sparkling pools, zigzag bridges and impressive rockeries. Built during the Ming Dynasty, the garden is unique in its design and blossoms with fragrant florals in the Spring and Summer seasons. Sitting adjacent is the humming Yuyuan Bazaar and its bountiful restaurants, tea houses and shops.

  1. Shanghai Tower

Experience a panoramic view of the city atop China’s tallest skyscraper. Boasting the world’s highest observation deck at 561m, Shanghai Tower’s slick and distinctive helix shape has been constructed according the recent innovations in skyscraper design. Hitch a ride on the world’s fastest elevator to visit the spiral-shaped tower’s various entertainment venues, shops and public atriums.

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