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IYTC Youth Discount Card

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We've always been young at heart, even after our student days. That's why we love the the International Youth Travel Card (IYTC); if you're between the ages of 12-30 years old, this youth discount card will get you thousands of travel, online and lifestyle discounts at home and in over 133 countries worldwide. Why let students have all the fun?


We've gone virtual! All new IYTC are issued electronically, and come with the same benefits as plastic ID cards.

Card Terms and Conditions


Virtual ID Card

  • The Youth Card is your card to big brand discounts and great added-extras.
  • With an IYTC youth card, you're still part of the great ISIC global community of 5 million users.
  • Get discounts and benefits in over 133,000 locations.
  • Exclusive discounts on worldwide flights, including STA Travel's BlueTicket fares.
  • You can take advantage of thousands of similar benefits, services and savings that the ISIC student card offers.

IYTC Card + Travel Insurance

Get travel insurance coverage for your next trip with our IYTC 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. Speak with an STA Travel Expert for any IYTC and Travel Insurance questions and to buy your IYTC today. 
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Basic Insurance - $25

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

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Premium Insurance - $99

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

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Explorer Insurance - $199

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

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Am I Eligible?

The International Youth Travel Card (IYTC) is available to individuals between the ages of 12-30 years old, who are not fulltime students. The IYTC card is valid for one year from the date of issue, so you need to apply for the IYTC card before your 31st birthday in order to be eligible for the card.

What do I need to get an IYTC Card?

Get access to your IYTC today! 


1. A digital photo - passport style (can be a selfie).
2. A scanned copy of your proof of age and identity (for example a passport, birth certificate, driver's license, state issued ID).
3. Your method of payment.

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

** Please note, IYTC 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.