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  • Guarantee Prices

    Flight prices are going up and you need a vacation! Lock in the flights you've been internet stalking while they're at their lowest

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    While you're saving up for your trip, someone else is booking up the tours and hotels you want! Don't miss out, secure it now

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    Hold the phone to the bank or your parents... because with our deposit scheme, there's no interest and so no need to wait!

Our Deposit Options

$49 Flight Deposit
Freakin' about flight prices getting too high? No sweat. Thanks to STA Travel’s exclusive BlueTicket flight deals, you can now book your ideal flights with a $49 deposit! Book your flights now, and pay the rest off later. Lock in that bargain fare by contacting a Travel Expert today. Terms and conditions apply.
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$99 Package Deposit
Want to get your accommodation locked in as well as your flights but want to carry on saving for a while first? No problem, for $99 you can get your Blue Ticket flights and accommodation booked up with our amazing deposit schemes.
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$300 Flight Deposit
It's not just BlueTicket flights that you can book on a deposit. We want you to have it all, so you can also book non-BlueTicket fares, using a deposit of $300! Terms and conditions apply. Contact us for more details.
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Contiki Tour Deposit
You won't find Contiki tours cheaper than with STA Travel, but with our tour deposit you can secure you place on a tour for just $200. After paying the deposit, your price will be secured and you can pay off the full amount 45 days prior to your scheduled departure. Terms and conditions apply.
Contiki Tour Deposit for $200
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G Adventures tour deposit
Choose your perfect small group tour from G Adventures and secure your place for just $250. By using a deposit, the price of your tour will be guaranteed upon receipt of the payment, for you to pay off in full 60 days prior to departure. Terms and conditions apply.
G Adventures tour deposit for $250
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Terms and Conditions

$49 Flight Deposit Terms & Conditions
$49 deposit will guarantee seats and price of tickets at time of reservation, and is non-refundable. $49 deposit is inclusive of a service fee of $10.
Customers who take advantage of our $49 non-refundable deposit special must pay the balance of their ticket 60 days before departure or deposit will be lost. All prices are per person.
Passenger is liable for any fare differences that occur for date rebooking of travel dates after deposit. Changes to route or airline will result in the loss of deposit and the new price will need to be calculated based on current availability and fares.
Valid on select ticket types on the following airlines: Air New Zealand, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Serbia, Air Tahiti Nui, Avianca, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Copa Airlines, El Al Israel Airlines, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, EVA Airways, Fiji Airways, Icelandair, Jet Airways, LATAM Airlines, Meridiana, Philippine Airlines, Qantas Airways, Qatar Airways, South African Airways, TAP Air Portugal and Virgin Australia.

The price of your ticket will be guaranteed only upon receipt of the deposit. A ticket service fee of $30 must also be paid at the time of deposit. If required for the selected airfare, travelers must be in possession of an ISIC, ITIC, or IYTC card at time of deposit. Once the deposit has been paid, any changed to your flight itinerary (including changes to travel dates, routes, air carriers) will incur change or cancellation penalties as outlined on your booking confirmation. Full payment will be due 60 days prior to your scheduled departure. Failure to make final payment will result in the space being cancelled and returned to the airline. Your deposit will remain non-refundable and may not be transferred to a new booking. Any non-flight products, such as travel insurance, ISIC, accommodation, rail passes, tours, etc. cannot be held using Book Now, Pay Later. Other restrictions apply. View STA Travel’s full terms and conditions here. Call an STA Travel Expert for details at 800-781-4040.

$300 Flight Deposit Terms & Conditions
Book Now, Pay Later is available to all customers traveling on applicable STA Travel exclusive deal airfare, including many of our student, youth and teacher fares. $300 Flight Deposit is inclusive of a $10 service fee. All prices are per person. Not all tickets shown on statravel.com are eligible for Book Now, Pay Later. The price of your ticket will be guaranteed only upon receipt of the deposit. A ticket service fee of $30 must also be paid at the time of deposit. If required for the selected airfare, travelers must be in possession of an ISIC, ITIC, or IYTC card at time of deposit. Once the deposit has been paid, any changed to your flight itinerary (including changes to travel dates, routes, air carriers) will incur change or cancellation penalties as outlined on your booking confirmation. Full payment will be due sixty (60) days prior to your scheduled departure. Failure to make final payment will result in the space being cancelled and returned to the airline. Your deposit will remain non-refundable and may not be transferred to a new booking. Any non-flight products, such as travel insurance, ISIC, accommodation, rail passes, tours, etc. cannot be held using Book Now, Pay Later. Other restrictions apply. View STA Travel’s full terms and conditions here. Call an STA Travel Expert for details at 800-781-4040.

EUROPE, Thailand, Costa Rica and Fiji Package Terms: Package prices listed on this page are per person, based on two people traveling together. A representative from each party traveling together should call an STA Travel Expert for availability and booking. The packages include student/youth international airfare, accommodation and activities as shown. The London & Paris package includes flights from New York to London and Paris to New York; the Madrid & Barcelona package includes flights from New York to Madrid and Barcelona to New York; the Rome & Florence package includes flights from New York to Florence and Rome to New York. Prices were valid at time of publish, are based on availability and are subject to change without notice. Other services, including checked bag fees, meals, airport transfers and optional excursions may come at an additional cost. Package options from other departure cities and for those not eligible for student airfare are available; contact an STA Travel Expert for details and pricing. Other restrictions may apply.

$99 Book Now Pay Later Terms and Conditions: Valid on new bookings only. Sample package prices will include accommodation plus round-trip airfare for travel during the stated period and airport. Prices are per person, based on double occupancy or dorm share at hostel/hotel and lowest available airfare, inclusive of taxes & fees. Prices will vary by date, departure city, and availability. Offers are subject to availability change and may be discontinued without notice. Additional restrictions, minimum stays and blackout dates may apply. Flights & package Book Now Pay Later deposit is only available on exclusive STA tickets and select STA product. $99 Deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable. $99 deposit includes a $10 service fee. Must be booked as a package. The price of the package is guaranteed upon receipt of the deposit. Once the deposit is paid, any requested changes to the itinerary (e.g./ dates, times, routes, departures, names) will incur change penalties and/or loss of deposit. Full payment will be due 60 days prior to scheduled departure. Failure to meet the final payment deadline will result in the booking being cancelled and reservations returned to the airline, tour supplier and/or hotelier. The deposit will remain non-refundable and cannot be transferred to a new booking. Should you want to re-book, you will be subject to the price of the new ticket and services at the time of booking. Original prices cannot be guaranteed.