With summer just around the corner, it’s time to start working out how to spend those days of annual leave over the Christmas break.

Grab a flight interstate? Maybe. Save your money and have a staycation? I guess you could. Or, you could dish out $130 and be lapping up the culture and clear waters dotted around the Philippines.

As part of their five-year anniversary sale, airline Cebu Pacific have launched flights from Melbourne and Sydney from as little as $129.

Cebu Pacific, the Philippines’ largest airline, today launched their 48-hour birthday bonanza seat sale, where Aussies can grab a flight to the Philippines from as low as $129 per person.

The special rate will allow travellers to secure a fare at 51 per cent less than a standard one-way ticket at that time of year — but this sale will be gone in a flash.

To snap up a seat, you will need to book between August 13-15 before seats sell out and be able to travel between September 15, 2019-January 31, 2020.

Manila is the perfect hub for any traveller wanting to fly on to another island destination. With one-way airfares from Melbourne to Manila starting at $129, and Sydney to Manila at $139, travellers can easily snap up a connecting flight to Cebu, Coron or even Siargao.

If you’re looking for a more family-filled holiday option, Trip.com is offering fare savings on Fiji Airways up to $125 per return flight in their “Just Go” sale, which also launches on Tuesday, August 13, 2019.

The sale will stick around until midnight September 3, 2019, however travel will need to be between August 13-November 30, 2019

In the deal, return flights from Australia to Nadi and Apia will earn $50 off per person, while you can get $100 off per person with return flights to Tokyo via Nadi. If you’re keen to travel to Los Angeles, the sale will save you $125 off per person.

If you’re after an entire holiday for under $500, this deal out of Perth will be hard to pass up.

From just $435 per person, you can fly to Bali and stay in a lush hotel for seven nights at the Champlung Mas Hotel.

Just a short five-minute walk to the vibrant shops, bars and restaurants in Kuta, this deal with Flight Centre is hard to pass up.

A return economy class airfare from Perth to Bali with AirAsia, seven nights accommodation at the three-star Champlung Mas Hotel in a superior room, free Wi-Fi and a welcome drink upon arrival are included in the deal. The whole trip works out to be less than $62 per day for flights and accommodation. But you only have until August 25 to book, and you must be able to travel between October 1-December 15, 2019 or selected dates between January 15-February 29, 2020.