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Plan the ultimate adventure with STA Travel. As the student and youth travel experts, we can give you the inspiration and advice you need to create the perfect adventure. Whether you are planning a post-school gap year, a summer break abroad, a jaunt to your favorite international destination or a weekend getaway right here in the USA, we always here encouraging and helping people to explore the wild and wonderful world we live in.

STA Travel is so much more than cheap flights. Discover our exclusive range of travel products and experiences to make your trip extra special. Explore online or contact an STA Travel Expert for advice and booking help. 

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Book with STA Travel for exclusive flight tickets for students, teachers and travelers under 30 years old. Discover all the benefits of our world-famous BlueTicket airfares. 
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See the world from a totally new perspective with our huge range of adventure tours, rail & bus passes, campervan rentals and more! So much to see and do, so what are you waiting for?
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As the world's largest student & youth travel company, we've got your back! Book online or over the phone with our Travel Experts, and get 24/7 travel help when traveling. 

Getting Around

So you've booked your flights (congrats!), but what about getting around when you're there? From campervans to rail passes, we've got some pretty awesome and flexible transport options that'll get you around with no hassle and absolutely no worries.
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Adventure Tours

Authentic, immersive, interactive, inspiring, local and unbelievably fun, an adventure tour will open your eyes to this big wide world. Interact meaningfully with communities, pick the brains of knowledgeable local guides, stay in locally owned hotels and travel with a group of like-minded new mates. 
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Travel by Rail

Traveling by rail can be the quickest, safest and most comfortable way to get around when you're abroad. We've got exclusive rail passes prices and competitive international rail tickets, so whether you're headed to Europe Asia or Australia, rail is a really great option!
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Did someone say road trip?! For ultimate freedom and to feel the wind in your hair, there's really no better way to get around than by campervan! Book a campervan here in the USA, Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand and start exploring...
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Bus Passes

Explore the world with one of the most affordable and flexible ways around. You can get off the beaten track and explore at own pace. Stop when you like and stay as long as you want, with no strict schedules. Hop on the next bus when you are ready to move on to your next adventure. 

Travel with a purpose

Taking a trip is so much more than flights, hotels and searching Yelp for a good local restaurant. Having the opportunity to truly experience and understand a different culture can be a life changing event. Pair your passions for learning, helping and self-improvement with a study, work or volunteer abroad journey.
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Work Abroad

There's no better way to get to the heart of a place than by living and working there - live like a local! Plus, not everyone can afford to spend a year skipping round the world without a care *sigh*, so working abroad is a great way to fund your trip as you go! 
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Love animals? Want to help those less fortunate? Responsible travel has been with STA Travel in various shapes and forms since our pioneering days. We currently offer over 90 volunteer projects from 5 days to 6 months, working with children, communities, animals and conservation. This is your chance to do something really worthwhile and give back to the world...
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Study Abroad

Continue your education and get the opportunity to live and learn in another country. Whether you want to spend a few weeks learning a new language or you are looking for a summer, semester or year long program, STA Travel is here for all of your study abroad travel needs. 

Travel Essentials

Essentials are the stuff you probably aren’t thinking about when dreaming of that perfect piazza or magical mountain view on your upcoming trip! Our travel essentials will help to make your trip run more smoothly, from our comprehensive travel insurance to our discount cards.


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Travel Insurance

In the spirit of honesty between travelers, travel insurance is not the most exciting thing in the world. However, it may be the most important thing that you take on your travels. Yes, even more important than a lightweight backpack. Buying insurance will help give you peace of mind, giving you coverage should the unexpected happen before you depart as well as helping to keep you safe while you're away.
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Student, Teacher & Youth ID Cards

Get access to over 100,000 discounts in 130+ countries with ISIC, ITIC and IYTC. These cards work in your home city or while traveling abroad to save on things like airfare, bus tickets, movies, food and more!