The spread of Covid has seen many countries close their borders in an attempt to control the virus, and Australia is just one example.

At the time of writing only limited travel is allowed, with exemptions for Australian citizens, permanent residents, and immediate family members of Australian citizens or permanent residents.

However, later this month Australia will open up its borders again to vaccinated tourists and other visa holders from February 21, 2022.

If you fancy a holiday to the southern hemisphere and are flying from Heathrow Airport then here are some of your options.

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Heathrow Airport flights to Australia for 2022

The travel agency Skyscanner has a number of options for travel to Australia for a huge variety of prices.

Its cheapest price for Melbourne comes to £648, whilst jetting off to Sydney will cost you £652 at its lowest rate.

Meanwhile, a trip to Perth will cost you £1,022, whilst Adelaide is priced at £869 and the Gold Coast at £883.

All of these locations and more are available to book via Skyscanner throughout most of the months of 2022 from the end of February.

Other Australian locations can be found via the Skyscanner website.