Well, Qantas is really good (do I get bonus points for spelling that correctly?), and they are in oneworld. The only oneworld partner serving ROC
is American. So, if you want the best service in the fewest stops possible (which is 2 stops - Qantas only serves the west coast non-stop, and American doesn't fly ROC
for the Qantas direct flight), I would try to find a ticket with American to LAX
if possible, otherwise use ORD
), and then connecting to a Qantas LAX
If you just want the cheapest flight, then choose some travel dates, and around three months in advance just run a Kayak search.
's equivalent of our September) is supposed to be a great time to visit, not too hot or too cool, and good for swimming if you want to hit up the beach. So, if you can take time off then, try searching for flights around December or so.