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Australia for £499.00 return with STA Travel

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6y, 3w agoFound 6 years, 3 weeks ago
Australia for £499 return!
Strewth! We've got a limited number of return flights with Emirates to Australia for only £499 including tax!

Two ways to book:
› Call 0871 230 8543
› Find a branch

Fly to: Perth, Sydney, Melbourne, or Brisbane
Fly from: Gatwick, Heathrow, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle or Glasgow

Travel between: February 2011 to June 2011*
Book by: 30 November 2010 or until sold out*

Under 26 or students only!
- dufus124
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2 Likes #1
You can also use this number I believe and avoid the 0871 call:

0161 834 0668

Edited By: duffydj on Nov 12, 2010 12:23
#2
I phone sta trv the prmotion is only for student or under 26 yr old. No goo for ppl over 26..... that not fair age discrimination..... lol
#3
mohamedpate877
I phone sta trv the prmotion is only for student or under 26 yr old. No goo for ppl over 26..... that not fair age discrimination..... lol


Yip, I called them as well. This should really be stated in the original text above.
#4
grima
mohamedpate877
I phone sta trv the prmotion is only for student or under 26 yr old. No goo for ppl over 26..... that not fair age discrimination..... lol


Yip, I called them as well. This should really be stated in the original text above.


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banned#5
dufus124
grima
mohamedpate877
I phone sta trv the prmotion is only for student or under 26 yr old. No goo for ppl over 26..... that not fair age discrimination..... lol


Yip, I called them as well. This should really be stated in the original text above.


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should be added to the title to save most people wasting their time
#6
mohamedpate877
I phone sta trv the prmotion is only for student or under 26 yr old. No goo for ppl over 26..... that not fair age discrimination..... lol


I agree!! It is not fair. It is same as car insurence. Not everybody who is under 25 will roll over his first car!

I was 25 just recently :-)

Edited By: DownHill911 on Nov 12, 2010 16:43
#7
Is it including 26 year olds?
1 Like #8
I don't mean do you get a 26 year old either lol
#9
To be fair the actual email DIDNT say that and neither does the poster. Its misleading and wastes peoples phone bills. Not the OPs fault but STA travels.
#10
Damn .....need to book a ticket to Perth.......too old for this ;(
#11
DownHill911
mohamedpate877
I phone sta trv the prmotion is only for student or under 26 yr old. No goo for ppl over 26..... that not fair age discrimination..... lol


I agree!! It is not fair. It is same as car insurence. Not everybody who is under 25 will roll over his first car!

I was 25 just recently :-)

I agree!! It is not fair. It is same as car insurence. Not everybody who is under 25 will roll over his first car!

Statistically one in three young drivers make a claim during their 1st year after passing test, thats why young drivers pay more insurance.


Edited By: Thermal Rider on Nov 12, 2010 16:54
banned#12
SWEET!
#13
Darn it man i stumbled over the laptop and nearly broke it goign for the phone until i saw the age... frigg .... real stinker this agelimit
#14
Can't you just tell them you are 25 - do they check ?
#15
damn it!!! my birthday is 1st feb, i'll be 26 on that day :(
#16
Funny, I thought age discrimination was illegal (_;)
#17
Was gutted for a moment as we just booked flights to Perth in April costing nearly £3k for the 3 of us....so I feel a bit better that I am not eligible for this deal lol!
#18
Surprised they get away with the age rule!
#19
How do they know if ur not a student or if ur old?
#20
STA is a company which specializes in providing deals for students which is why they have been to secure these prices from the airline in the first place
#21
aargghhhh im dying to go to australia but dont have 500 squids going spare, and im 25 so would have qualified :(
#22
does it include 26 year olds does anyone know?
#23
Can't I say 'I'm 25 with a few extra years as backup'? :p
#24
Anyone know if part-time students qualify by any chance?
#25
Going to speak to them I think. Gunna push my savings but £500 is really cheap!!!
1 Like #26
Amba_Gambla
Anyone know if part-time students qualify by any chance?


Nope, the lady on the phone was explicit about that. Only full-time. Sorry.
#27
You have to have (or buy before full payment of flights) an International Student Identity Card, which is only issued to full time students, or a Youth Card, which is only available to under 26s.
#28
Yes indeed. It stands for Student Travel Association.
#29
Despite all the crap "£499" the "best deal" was nearly a THOUSAND - in FEBRUARY what a ****** con voted sodding freezing
#30
PhilK
Despite all the crap "£499" the "best deal" was nearly a THOUSAND - in FEBRUARY what a ****** con voted sodding freezing


Did you call STA to make an actual booking?
#31
Booked a flight out to Sydney and back from Brisbane
£499 basic
£20.50 booking fee
£9.60 Youth card
£10.57 Credit card charge

So £539.07 Return from Glasgow via Dubai

You can change your flight back as many times as you like for $50 AUD each time, valid for 1 year

Great buy
#32
Booked a flight out to Sydney and back from Melbourne! :) March 15-29 from Newcastle
£499 basic + £9 Youth Card

Go to their office and you won't need to pay any extra charges for Credit card or any booking fees. Plus Youth Card is £9 then and not £9.60.

The best deal ever! Australia here I come.
#33
Does anybody know if they charge extra for luggage or how much we're allowed to take?

This does seem really good to pass up on and if it includes a good baggage allowance, then need some serious consideration
#34
those of you that have booked. Did you need to be a full time student?
#35
Baggage allowance is 30 kg with Emirates Airlines. However, we will book a domestic flight from Sydney to Melbourne with Virgin Blue which only allows 23 kg so we in our case can't take more than that.

icstm: you don't if you are under 26. you have to be a full time student - if you are over 26.
#36
I didn't realise that this was only to students or under 26. I thought it was a good general deal. Still a nice deal for those out here who are on that same categories 8)
#37
Went in store to book it today but its sold out. Gutted.

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