Already dreaming of that winter getaway or spring break escape? Student discounts are great when you hit the mall, but did you know that you can also get amazing travel deals with your student ID? With so many resources that can help students plan trips and earn discounts, that vacation you’ve always wanted to take is a real possibility. Here are some resources to check out when planning your next trip.
Safely book flights, hotels and hostels, get travel discount cards and explore travel insurance options all from the STATravel app. STATravel will help you plan your trip for much less than it would cost to book through other agencies. They are also available 24/7 for emergency travel help should you find yourself in a pickle abroad.
For students living or studying in the UK, StudentBeans can help you save some beans of your own when making travel plans. Discounted railcards, hotel stays and travel bookings are all available at the click of a button. Simply use their student discount code when shopping on any of their partner sites.
Travelation has the largest selection of travel choices of all online travel sites we’ve seen. Student deals can be up to 75% off, making this site a must-visit if you’re looking for affordable travel options. Read reviews from other students and ensure that your trip is organized, affordable and hassle-free. After all, traveling is supposed to be fun!
No matter where you are traveling to, be sure to have your student ID on you at all times (consider getting an ISIC card too!). Most museums you’ll want to visit will have a discount for students, no matter what country you end up in. RetailMeNot is a great resource for any kind of coupon, including museums, for those looking to capitalize on even more savings.
It’s been around since 1970 and Amtrak is still the best rail option for travelling safely across the United States. If you’re a high school senior visiting potential colleges, you can get 10% off your ticket. Search their website for even more discounts and savings—just click on any area on their map and see which deals are currently available.
Flaunt your student status by obtaining a ISIC card. This card gets you deals on pretty much anything student-related on your travels. Travel insurance, homestay bookings, restaurant deals, language courses and even international cell phones are available on the website. Serving students in over 130 countries, ISIC definitely deserves a look.
Hostels.com and similar sites will help you find hostels in your desired city and show you any promotions and deals available to you. When searching, pay attention to the ratings to make sure you choose a hostel that is safe and well-kept. While they don’t have a section designated for student deals, their Hostels.com travel blog highlights some of the best places to travel for students and includes more information on their hostels all over the world.
If you’re between the ages of 16 and 25, you can get discounted flights and save up to $20 off CheapOair fees, whether you’re a student or not. This site also offers discounted student airfares to all the top student destinations. Download their free app to help you plan your next move while traveling.
With so many ways to save money while traveling, there’s nothing holding you back! Embark on that trip you’ve always wanted to take, have a blast and reward yourself after a tough semester.
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