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Brisbane to Edinburgh (and return)

Noosa, Australia
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Brisbane to Edinburgh (and return)

Usually fly from Brisbane to London via Singapore, with a stop-over at Changi.

This time want to go to Edinburgh & ideally this would be done in 3x 7hr (ish) stints.

Have a vague idea that Brisbane - Dubai - Edinburgh (or Glasgow) is best option but can anyone suggest alternatives.

Open to any suggestions but do want Transit Hotels at the end of each stage (except arrival at Edinburgh or Glasgow)

Thank you all

11 replies to this topic
Fredericia, Denmark
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for Bentota, Beruwala, Sri Lanka
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1. Re: Brisbane to Edinburgh (and return)

Brisbane - Dubai - Glasgow is a good option.

Brisbane, Australia
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2. Re: Brisbane to Edinburgh (and return)

Was just going to suggest Emirates also.

Brisbane - Singapore - Dubai - Glasgow

Transit hotels in Singapore and Dubai

Bingley, United...
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for Edinburgh
posts: 26,907
3. Re: Brisbane to Edinburgh (and return)

Given Emirates alliance with Qantas there should be a multi-city option through SE Asia & Dubai which would give the 3x7hr legs you want.

Noosa, Australia
posts: 17
reviews: 18
4. Re: Brisbane to Edinburgh (and return)

Any idea how I find out a price using the multi-city option but just for transit hotel stopovers? Just tried to do it and it came up with the grand price of $12000+ using the Qantas/emirates option - bit expensive that!!!!

Bingley, United...
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for Edinburgh
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5. Re: Brisbane to Edinburgh (and return)

Which website are you using? Qantas, Emirates or someone else. Dates would help also

Amsterdam, The...
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for Amsterdam
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6. Re: Brisbane to Edinburgh (and return)

Try using Kayak, their multi city option will search multiple airlines. I think from Brisbane Direct flight to KUL.

Most people would not want three stops so you need to get creative. What about Air Asia from Gold Coast to KUL. Stay over there and then take an emirates flight to GLA via Dubai. That option is looking around the $1800 AUD mark

Bingley, United...
Destination Expert
for Edinburgh
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7. Re: Brisbane to Edinburgh (and return)

Looks as if OP is looking for overnight stopovers - which is why I'd be concerned about booking separate tickets for each leg just in case one leg gets cancelled or altered such that other legs cannot be done

Noosa, Australia
posts: 17
reviews: 18
8. Re: Brisbane to Edinburgh (and return)

Thanks everyone for input. Have decided to stick with our usual of Singapore Air into Heathrow.

Auckland Region...
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9. Re: Brisbane to Edinburgh (and return)

Not sure if you book straight through to Edinburgh or not, but i normally find Edinburgh fares are much more than say to London and then buy a cheap ticket for the last part.

Brisbane, Australia
Destination Expert
for Brisbane
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10. Re: Brisbane to Edinburgh (and return)

The multi stop booking system sometimes just can't get what you want ... have you thought of using a travel agent or phoning Qantas ... an inquiry doesn't cost anything.

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