How to Get Student Discount Airline Tickets

Spring Break will be upon us soon and so will the inevitable exodus to warmer climates. Luckily, if you are a student looking for a bit of fun in the sun, you don't have to spend a fortune to get there.

Actually quite a few airlines cater specifically to those looking for student discount airline tickets. Some of these travel agencies are better than others in offering good deals. The trick is to shop around and see who is offering what. What follows is a list of some of the better travel agencies:

STA Travel is by far the largest travel agency catering to students worldwide. They have a very user-friendly website that provides lots of information and allows you check out lots of different deals. STA Travel also offers a guarantee that if you find cheaper student discount airline tickets that they will match the price.

Travelosophy is a travel agency that caters to students and teachers who are traveling abroad. They specialize in traveling to places like Europe, Africa, The Middle East, and Asia. Travelosophy also offers products for individuals as well as groups who are traveling together.

Student University is another travel agency that caters to students and teachers. They have a great airfare finder and offer many specials on flights.

Just remember, there are some things to keep in mind when obtaining student discount airline tickets. First off, be prepared to prove you are indeed a student. Make sure you have a student ID card or similar documentation as this is the only way you will be allowed to purchase these tickets at a discount. Also, remember when buying airline tickets, in general, you are better off either buying really early or really late.

This is because advertised deals on specially priced fares are gobbled up quickly. So, if you know exactly where and when you want to depart, start immediately looking for deals. Don't delay... book it while you can. On the other hand, if you are more flexible with your travel plans you're more likely to be able to take advantage of last minute deals. Also, know that you can usually get a much better rate on a flight if you decide to leave on a weekday as opposed to a weekend. Specifically, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday are days when the flights are usually the cheapest.

Being a student really does come with its benefits so take advantage of them while you can. Get your student discount airline tickets and enjoy some rest and relaxation.

Source by Lauri Nawrot

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