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ITIC Teacher Discount Card

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Who says only students can get the discounts? Not us! The International Teacher Identity Card (ITIC) gives teachers thousands of travel, online and lifestyle discounts at home and in over 133 countries worldwide. Get out and start exploring the world!


New for 2020: ITIC cards are virtual! Get access to your card and benefits on your phone, and no plastic card to misplace!

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Virtual ID Card

  • The International Teacher Identity Card is the essential discount card designed for full-time teachers and professors.
  • Exclusive discounts on worldwide flights, including STA Travel's BlueTicket fares.
  • Get discounts and benefits in over 133,000 locations.
  • The validity of an ITIC is 12 months from the date of issue.

ITIC Card + Travel Insurance

Get some extra peace of mind on your next trip when you get an ITIC with a travel insurance policy. We offer three different 180-day** plans based on the level of coverage you may need. View the coverage details for each policy below for inclusions and exclusions. Ready to buy an ITIC with travel insurance or have questions? Speak with an STA Travel Expert today. 
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Basic Insurance - $25

Get all the discount benefits of the ITIC ID Card, plus basic travel insurance benefits that is valid for 180 days.

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Premium Insurance - $99

The ITIC Premium Plan includes all the benefits as the ITIC Basic Plan, plus coverage for baggage loss/theft and trip interruption. 

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Explorer Insurance - $199

The ITIC Explorer is our most comprehensive insurance plan! Get all the benefits of the ITIC Premium, plus trip cancellation benefits. 

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Am I Eligible?

In order to be eligible for an ITIC, you must be a teacher, professor or instructor engaged in full time employment at an accredited educational establishment for a minimum of 18 hours per week and for a minimum of one academic year. The ITIC card is valid 1 year from date of issue. Once you purchase your ITIC you will receive an email requesting teacher status verification. Your card will come with instructions for adding your image.

What do I need to get an ITIC Card?

Getting a virtual ITIC is quick and easy! 


1. A digital photo - passport style (can be a selfie).
2. A scanned copy of your proof of full time teacher employment status clearly showing the date of issue (for example your faculty ID showing validity for the academic year, a letter on school stationery from department chair or school principal verifying current full-time faculty status, or a letter on official school or university stationery confirming that you are employed at a recognised educational establishment for a minimum of 18 hours per week and for a minimum of one academic year.

3. A scanned copy of your proof of identity (for example your passport or driver's license).
4. Your method of payment.

View our privacy policy for information on how we protect your personal data. 

** Please note, ITIC Travel Insurance policies issued to residents of Florida, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon and Washington will only be eligible for the coverage of 1 trip within the first 180 days of issue.

The travel insurance content on this page is a general summary for US residents only. Coverage not valid when traveler is less than one hundred (100) miles away from primary residence. Restrictions, exclusions and limitations will apply. Benefit limits may vary depending on the plan chosen. Check the coverage documents for each plan for full details.