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ISIC Student ID Cards

Exclusive discounts for students

One of the best things about being a student, is getting loads of discounts! The International Student Identity Card (affectionately known as ISIC) gives you thousands of travel, online and lifestyle discounts at home and in over 133 countries worldwide. 



  • The ISIC card is the only internationally-recognized student ID card.
  • Exclusive discounts on worldwide flights, including STA Travel's BlueTicket fares.
  • Get discounts and benefits in over 133,000 locations.
  • ISIC is valid for one calendar year from the date of issue.



  • All the benefits of the ISIC ID Card, plus basic travel insurance benefits
  • Insurance is valid for 180 days



  • Includes all the benefits the benefits and discounts of our standard ISIC Cards
  • The ISIC Premium provides cardholders with 180 days of travel protection
  • The ISIC Premium Plan also includes coverage for baggage loss/theft, trip interruption, and more!



  • The ISIC Explorer Card comes with the most comprehensive travel insurance policy of all of our ID Cards
  • The ISIC Explorer Card includes all the benefits of the ISIC Premium, plus trip cancellation benefits

Exclusive discounts with ISIC

Get hundreds of exclusive deals on products, services and experiences worldwide with ISIC! Check out just some of the many exclusives below, which can only be booked in person at any STA Travel store worldwide.
Bridge Climb Sydney
Hold on tight! This is "the" Bridge climb experience, a leisurely and breathtaking climb to the best views in Sydney. You`ll be escorted by professional guides as you weave in and out of the magnificent structure, and the views make up for wearing the silly climb suit!
15% OFF
Bangkok Tour
Bangkok city and temples tour
This tour visits several magnificent temples in Bangkok; the three most unique ones are Wat Traimit, Wat Pho, and Wat Benchamabophit. Wat Pho, being the infamous reclining Buddha. This tour is intended to give an orientation of the city whilst visiting these breath-taking temples.
15% OFF
Skydive NZ
Skydive Auckland
At Skydive Auckland we offer the highest tandem Skydive in New Zealand’s North Island, where you can jump from a thrilling 16,500ft! Attached to your instructor you will freefall for 75 seconds at a speed of 200+ km/hr with stunning views of both the east and west coasts of New Zealand, rainforests, beaches and of course, Auckland City. Ready to throw yourself out of a perfectly good plane?
15% OFF
Phuket Phi Phi Khai Island by speed boat
See the best of the islands around Phuket, including the "Beach" where the movie was filmed, in this jam-packed day tour, which includes snorkelling, optional diving, a delicious buffet lunch, monkeys, reefs and fish-feeding. The ultimate island tour brimming with sun, sea and sand.
15% OFF
Baz Bus: Cape Peninsula Tour
Vitalise your body and feed your mind with guided commentary, fabulous scenic cycling and easy hiking. Cruise through Camps Bay beach surrounded by the 12 Apostles. Visit the harbour of Hout Bay for a "wake up" snack. See the penguins at Simons Town and end up in Cape Point for an exhilarating cycle. Enjoy a delicious picnic alongside the ocean and a leisurely stroll to the southwestern most point of Africa.
15% OFF
Singapore City Tour
Experience the history, culture and the lifestyle of multi-racial Singapore, the exciting heart of New Asia-Singapore. The tour includes, pick up and drop off from/to hotel English speaking guide with commentary and an entrance ticket to the National Orchid Garden.
15% OFF
Mount Fuji and Hakone National Park
Journey by coach to Mount Fuji - where the views on a clear day from the 5th station are mind-blowing!! But there`s more to this trip, how about a cruise on Lake Ashi or a cable car ride up Mt.Komagatake?
15% OFF

Am I eligible for an ISIC card?

You can get your hands on an ISIC card if you're a full-time student at school, college, language school or university. There's no maximum age limit, but the minimum age is 12 years. 'Full-time' means 12 weeks or more of study during one academic year.

Already purchased your ISIC card?

Once it arrives, you'll need to follow these steps to add your photo and activate it.


1. Select your photo. You can use any image that clearly shows your face, so print your favorite selfie. 
2. Trim your photo to match the size of the white box on your card. 
3. Place your photo on the white box.
4. Gently remove the paper backing from the laminate covering your card by pulling it away from the card. 
5. Firmly press the laminate over the card and photo to seal. 
6. Once assembled, your card is activated, registered and ready for use!

What is the ISIC card?

The International Student Identity Card is a world-recognized student ID which provides discounts on travel, shopping, accommodation, food, entertainment and transport. Once purchased, ISIC/ITIC/IYTC cards are non-refundable but are valid for 1 year.

I’m not a student, can I still apply for an ISIC?

No, but if you are 30 or younger you can apply for the International Youth Travel Card (IYTC) , which offers discounts on travel, lifestyle and entertainment in over 133 countries.