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STA Travel Promo Codes: 20% off tours

Information verified correct on March 28th, 2017

Helping more than just students find affordable trips, STA Travel offers deals on tours, flights, hotels and more for travellers of all ages.

Launched in 1979 to provide affordable adventures to students and anyone with an adventurous spirit, STA Travel has a huge reach with more than 200 stores worldwide and a website filled to the brim with travel deals ranging from cheap flights to affordable group tours, and even the insurance that will keep you feeling secure on the road.

STA Travel promo codes

Store Discount Expiration Description Last verified Redeem
Fly to France from $909 return on China Eastern

Deal expires 31 Mar 2017

Valid on flights until 22 June 2017. Sample fares include Melbourne-Paris from $909 return and Sydney-Paris from $925 return.

Last verified 21 Mar 2017

Fly to Spain from $869 return on China Eastern

Deal expires 31 Mar 2017

Valid on flights until 22 June 2017. Sample fares include Melbourne-Madrid from $869 return and Sydney-Madrid from $885 return.

Last verified 21 Mar 2017

Fly to Italy from $875 return on China Eastern

Deal expires 31 Mar 2017

Valid on flights until 22 June 2017. Sample fares include Melbourne -Milan from $875 return, Sydney-Milan from $892 return and Melbourne-Rome from $893 return.

Last verified 21 Mar 2017

Fly Sydney to London from $1,045 return on China Eastern

Deal expires 31 Mar 2017

Valid on flights until 22 June 2017.

Last verified 21 Mar 2017

Fly to Dublin from $599 one-way on Etihad Airways

Deal expires 28 Mar 2017

Valid on select dates from February to November 2017.

Last verified 17 Mar 2017

Fly to Dublin from $975 return on Etihad Airways

Deal expires 29 Mar 2017

Valid on select dates from March to November 2017.

Last verified 17 Mar 2017

15% off Contiki New Zealand trips (over 7 days)

Deal expires 11 Apr 2017

Enjoy 15% off Contiki New Zealand trips (over 7 days) at STA travel. Conditions Apply. Travel between 1 October 2017 – 30 September 2018

Last verified 15 Mar 2017

Up to 46% off Kiwi Experience hop-on hop-off bus passes

Deal expires 30 Apr 2017

Get up to 46% off Kiwi Experience hop-on hop-off bus passes at STA travel. Conditions Apply.

Last verified 15 Mar 2017

Ski Queenstown – 7 Nights for just $499

Deal expires 30 Apr 2017

Enjoy 7 Nights for just $499 at Ski Queenstown at STA travel. Conditions Apply. travel between 4 – 30 September 2017.

Last verified 15 Mar 2017

Up to 35% off New Zealand Campervan hire

Deal expires 30 Apr 2017

Get up to 35% off New Zealand Campervan hire at STA Travel. Conditions Apply.Travel between 10 July 2017 – 24Sept17

Last verified 15 Mar 2017

2-day Whitsunday cruising packages from $375pp Spend a weekend cruising through the Whitsundays from $375pp. Price based on dorm share.

Last verified 7 Mar 2017

Up to 20% off North and South American tours Valid on tours from Contiki and G Adventures to New York, California, Canadian Rocky Mountains, Route 66 and more.

Last verified 1 Feb 2017

Lay-By Flights: only $99 deposit to reserve Reserve your lay-by flights now for only $99 deposit and pay the remaining balance until 8 weeks before your departure date. Only available on STA Travel exclusive tickets. See website for complete details. T&Cs apply.

Last verified 18 Jan 2017

BritRail passes for Scotland from $73 Travel through Scotland by rail from just $73 per peron.

Last verified 3 Nov 2016

Up to 15% off 2017 Busabout passes Book your 2017 Busabout hop-on/hop-off Europe pass in advance and pay the 2016 price, which is up to 15% off next year's pricing.

Last verified 5 Sep 2016

Up to $200 off Sri Lanka tours

Deal expires 31 Mar 2017

Valid on departures until April 2017. Book guided tours of Sri Lanka for up to $200 off with STA Travel.

Last verified 19 Aug 2016

Korea rail passes from $90 Book your KORAIL pass with STA Travel starting at just $90.

Last verified 10 Aug 2016


How do I use my STA Travel promo codes and discounts?

How do I use my STA Travel promo codes and discounts?

Using your STA Travel discount code is easy. Simply follow the instructions below: 1. Choose the flight you’d like to book or reservation that you wish to make. 2. When you select buy you’ll be taken to screen that looks like this: statravels-image1   4. Simply enter your code in the box on the right hand side and click 'Apply'.


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STA Travel Review | Pros and Cons

Pros

  • Live chat. If you have any questions or are looking for advice, you can speak to an agent online.
  • Layby flights. Secure a flight deal for with a $99 deposit and pay the balance just eight weeks before departure.
  • Discounts for students, teachers and those under 26.
  • Multiflex passes allowing date changes. The around-the-world tickets STA specialises in can be flexible, so you can re-arrange your travel dates if needed.
  • Pricebeat guarantee. STA Travel will match fares you find elsewhere, and if it doesn't, you may qualify for a $1000 credit.

Cons

  • American Express not accepted.
  • Age-restricted discounts. While travellers of all ages can book, some deals are restricted to students, teachers and those younger than 26.

What do I need to know before booking with STA Travel?

How does STA Travel's layby system work?

You can pay a $99 deposit on your flights and pay the remaining balance up to eight weeks before your departure date. There is a $10 fee to put a flight on layby, which will be deducted when the balance is paid.

Layby flights are available on flights with more than 60 airlines and select round-the-world tickets, but a some may only be available to under 30s, full-time students and teachers.

Fares eligible for layby will have a small green symbol with a dollar sign inside of it when you're searching. If you'd like to put a flight on layby, you'll need to do so over the phone as they can't be booked online.


How can I get STA Travel booking confirmation and my tickets sent to me?

After your booking has been made, STA Travel will send you a confirmation email with your booking details within 24 hours. If you do not receive an email within that time, you should contact their customer service team. For most of their bookings your tickets will also be emailed to you, or any hotel reservations, so don’t worry about having anything delivered or mailed. It is usually handy for you to print your email confirmation or electronic ticket and take a copy with you to the airport or hotel of your booking.


How do I change a booking made with STA Travel?

If the terms on your ticket permit changes, you can request changes to electronic tickets on STA's site by visiting the existing bookings section and follow the prompts.

If you have a MultiFLEX round-the-world ticket, you can contact STA's customer support (available 24/7) to make any changes to your booking.


What forms of payment does STA Travel accept?

  • MasterCard
  • Visa

Can I book multi-city tickets?

To book a multi-city itinerary, you can select the "Multi-City" option on the flight booking engine that should appear above the destination fields. Clicking this will bring you to an advanced search page where you'll need to select "Multi-City" again". Next, choose how many flights you'll need to take. (You can book up to four). Enter in all your flight details and click search.


Can STA Travel around the world tickets be purchased online?

While STA Travel has a dedicated STA Travel section on it's website, most tickets can't be booked online. It does offer a trip planner and lists available routes. There will be a button that says whether you can complete your booking online, or if you'll need to call.


Can STA Travel help me with visas?

STA Travel can assist with both tourist and work visas, but it does charge a processing fee that is added on top of the embassy's fee.


Do flights include baggage?

Since STA Travel doesn't own the airlines, baggage inclusions are at the airline's description. Most full-service airlines (like Qantas, Singapore Airlines and British Airways) will include baggage in the initial ticket price. Low-cost carriers (like Jetstar, Tigerair and AirAsia) do not include bags.


What is the STA Travel cancellation policy?

It is possible to cancel your booking, however, you will almost certainly pay a portion of your total amount as a fee. This will vary depending on your booking. Contact the STA Travel customer service team for full information on your booking.

Alex Keshen

Alex takes care of the travel section here at finder.com.au. If there's a new sale on tours or cruises, discounted flights or hotels, or anything else that can be on offer, she'll fill you in.

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