Finding cheap flights can be one of the toughest parts about traveling. Lufthansa tries to take some of the guesswork out of the process with their exclusive membership program just for students. They are so concerned about it that they have created a website just for students, called GenerationFly. How much is the Lufthansa discount? […]
The Best Student Travel Discounts & Cheap Airline Deals
Is the best part of being a student the road trips? Whether it's spring break, summer, or the holidays, traveling solo or with your friends is a rite of passage every college student should make. The problem is that you're typically on a tight budget. Fortunately, the travel industry has been doing this for decades and knows to offer good student discounts, if you know where to look for them.
For cheap student airline tickets: Your best bet is going to be STA Travel or Student Universe. If you're flying in and around Europe, Lufthansa offers student discounts while Ryan Air is often a top choice for budget travelers.
When traveling by bus or rail, always be sure to ask about student discounts and carry your school ID. In the states, both Greyhound and Amtrak offer student deals, while most railways in Europe do the same.
College is its own adventure, but sometimes you need to see something beyond the whiteboards and the same four walls. (And term papers. And calculus.) Get out of town – and the country – with Student Universe. With deals on hotels, flights, and tours, they can get you where you want to be. Which may […]
If traveling around the world is part of your college plan, then STA Travel is one place you have to check out. With STA stores in over 60 countries, they can help you plan your next adventure, whether it is Africa or Australia. (Down Under is where the company got started, so they know all […]
Backpacking around Europe? Or just visiting one country during spring break? Whatever you are doing, figuring out how to get around while you are there – and what it could cost – is a top priority. With Rail Europe, you can reap some discounts all over Europe. How much is the Rail Europe discount? On most […]
Sometimes you just don’t want to drive. Or you don’t have a car. Let Greyhound do the driving, and enjoy 10% off bus fares to get you home for break, or somewhere even more exciting. How much is the Greyhound student discount? Students get 10% off bus fares, and 40% off of shipping. While bus […]
If you are lucky enough to get to Europe during your college years, save money and time by traveling within the continent with Eurail. Whether you are abroad just for a special break trip, or for a whole semester, consider getting a discounted Youth Pass from this train organization. (And consider taking me along. Pretty […]
Train travel might seem quaint, but if you are without a car or with a group, Amtrak may be an option for spring break, or to visit home. Even if you have a car, sometimes you just want to let someone else do the driving. With discounted rates for students up to 25 years old, it might […]