This is a great deal with Air New Zealand to Los Angeles in the northern summer months with Air New Zealand from East Coast capital cities, with Sydney to Los Angeles coming in at $782 return.
The best fare seems to be available through STA Travel, with other agencies coming in at $50 to $100 more.
There is also a deal from Sydney to New York with American Airlines for October to December for $737 return. Melbourne and Brisbane adds $100-150 to the price.
Depart: Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane
Arrive: Los Angeles
Return: Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane
Dates: June to September 2016
Stopovers: Not permitted
Airline: Air New Zealand
Cost: $782+ return in economy
Fare class: K, V
Miles flown: 15,700-16,300
Sydney (SYD) to Los Angeles (LAX) for $782:
Melbourne (MEL) to Los Angeles (LAX) for $782:
Brisbane (BNE) to Los Angeles (LAX) for $783:
Booking link: Go to STA Travel and do a flexible date search
Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. Fares may disappear quickly, so we suggest booking as soon as you are confident in your travel dates.