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    Flight prices are going up and you need a vacation! Lock in those flights you've been internet stalking, while they're still the cheapest

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    While you're saving up for your trip, someone else is booking your space on the bargain tours you want! Don't miss out, secure your spot

  • No Hidden Fees

    Hold the phone to the bank or your parents... because with our deposit scheme, there's no interest, so there's 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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$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
Contiki Tours
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.
Customers who took advantage of our $49 non-refundable deposit special must pay the balance of their ticket 60 days before departure or deposit will be lost.
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, Airberlin, Air Canada, 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, Korean Air, LAN Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Qantas Airways, Qatar Airways, South African Airways, TAM Airlines, 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. Fully 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. 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. Fully 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.

Contiki Tour Layby Terms & Conditions
A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $200 is payable at the time of booking. The price of your tour will be guaranteed upon receipt of the deposit. Once the deposit is paid, any changes to your itinerary (e.g. dates, itineraries, names) will incur change penalties or loss of deposit. Full payment will be due 45 days prior to your scheduled departure, or departure from Australia, whichever is sooner. Failure to make final payment will result in your tour being cancelled. Your deposit will remain non-refundable and may not be transferred to a new booking. Should you wish to re-book, you will be subject to the price of the new tour at the time of booking. The original price cannot be guaranteed. Any other products, such as flights, travel insurance, ISIC card, rail passes etc. cannot be held using the Contiki Lay-by Deposit.

G Adventures Tour Layby Terms & Conditions
(a) Tours and Independent Tours: At time of booking a non-refundable deposit of USD$250 per person per tour is due. If booking is made 60 days or less prior to departure, full payment is due. The non-refundable deposit and medical form, if applicable, should be sent to the Company or its Agent. Tailor Made tours may require a higher deposit or full payment at the time of booking. If deposit is different from that outlined in this clause, the requirement will be advised at time of booking and detailed on the invoice. If combinations of Tours, Independent Tours and Tailor Made tours are booked, the most restrictive requirements will apply to the whole booking.
(b) Expedition Trips: At time of booking a non-refundable deposit of USD$750 per person per tour is due. If booking is made 90 days or less prior to departure, full payment is due. The non-refundable deposit and medical form should be sent to the Company or its Agent.
(c) Lifetime Deposits: Should the Client cancel their booking, the deposit amount as defined in 6(a) or 6(b) above, will be held as a ‘Lifetime Deposit’ with the Company, subject to the full extent of these terms and conditions. This Lifetime Deposit has no expiry and may be used as a deposit on one future Company tour. Any specific permit costs above the deposit amount are subject to different terms and conditions as applied by the Company. The Lifetime Deposit has no cash value. Only one Lifetime Deposit may be applied per tour. All Lifetime Deposits must be applied to a new tour that is of equal or greater value than the cancelled tour. A booking may not be cancelled, and have the Lifetime Deposit applied to the same or similar dates of travel or a tour at a price lower than the cancelled tour. The Lifetime Deposit may be transferred or gifted to another Client.