Price Lock allows you to temporarily hold the price of a fare you have found on the Jetstar website.
Say you’ve found a ticket price that suits your budget, but you need to check if the dates are OK. Choose Price Lock and for a small fee, we will hold the ticket price for 96 hours. That’s four days! You’ll need to pay the full ticket price before the Price Lock expires.
Price Lock is not available for all fares. If it is available, you’ll see the Price Lock option at the bottom of the initial booking screen.
Price lock is available for bookings at least 30 days before the departure date on flights from Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. Price lock is not available on Jetstar Pacific (BL) flights, sale fares, hot fares or price beat guarantee bookings.
Terms and conditions
If Price Lock is available for your booking, it will be displayed as an option on the Flight Selection page. If you choose Price Lock, you will have 96 hours to confirm and pay for your booking. If you do not make full payment for your booking within that time, your Price Lock will expire and your booking will be cancelled.
The Price Lock amount is in addition to the amount of your fare and is non refundable. Immediate payment of the Price Lock amounts is required (eg credit card) and not all Jetstar’s usual payment methods are available. Full payment can be made and other services can be added to your booking (for example seat selection, checked baggage) by accessing the "Manage booking" section on Jetstar.com. You can also see how long you have until your Price Lock expires through the "Manage booking" section. If you do decide to complete your booking, a Booking and Service fee may apply when you make full payment. Jetstar waives this booking and Service Fee for all bookings paid for using Jetstar MasterCard, Jetstar Platinum MasterCard, Jetstar Vouchers and some other forms of payment (which will be indicated on the Payment Page).
Price Lock is only available when booking at least 30 days prior to your travel date for travel on Jetstar (JQ), Jetstar Asia (3K) or Jetstar Japan (GK) flights. Price Lock is not available on any bookings that include Jetstar Pacific (BL) flights. Price Lock is not available on Sale Fares or Hot Fares. Price Lock cannot be used if you are making a Price Beat Guarantee booking as immediate payment is required at the time of booking.