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£49 return flight to Langkawi, Malaysia with STA Travel (limited to 49 people)
Found 22nd Apr 2017Found 22nd Apr 2017
Statravel are doing a promotion where beach holidays flights are being sold as £49 return. I saw the advert online and was thinking it probably for flights to Spain or Portugal bu… Read more
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MusaX - if you don't the fact just shut up. Malaysia is secular country and official religion is Islam but is not a Muslim country. It multi faith and regilious country and don't **** compare with other nutty Muslim country. Due to recent political change, langkawi has lost the duty free status. This because some nutty Muslims doesn't like nudity, achohol, LGBT, dog that discriminating others.


Might try and get this for a one way trip on its own Then forget to come home!!!


Think I need to correct this - Malaysia is not a Muslim country (despite what the religious authorities there are trying to claim). It's a secular country and was created as such. There have been numerous articles and statements on the matter by legal experts there.


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Hi and thanks for that. We are going to meet my wife's family who she has never met before. They have our itinerary sorted in Sarawak as I do believe there's a festival on in first week of June. Looking forward to that. Second week is going be spent on Langkawi

Thailand Flight Flash Sale! Fly to Thailand for £49 return@STA travel
Found 24th Apr 2016Found 24th Apr 2016
Sounds good to me 49 might just be your new lucky number. At the end of next week, we'll be hosting two very special Thailand flash sale events, giving away 49 return flights to B… Read more
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​ site says £343, which is still pretty great. but where are you seeing sub £300?


Qatar, 1 hr connection in Doha[/qu Qatar is very good. Enjoy your holiday


Qatar, 1 hr connection in Doha


Which airline is your flight with?


Managed to grab mine from the London branch. 30ish hours in the queue and I got spot 32. I'd say it was worth the time :)

Flash SALE - NY For only £269 return @ STA Travel
Found 21st Oct 2015Found 21st Oct 2015
STA TRAVEL are having a Flash Sale Starts 10am Wednesday 21st October Jet off to the Big Apple with our best offer yet. For only £269 return you could be hailing a big yellow taxi … Read more
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Thanks, not for me then. I was looking for tickets around the holidays.


They actually do write the T & C's Limited to 50 tickets only. Offers valid on new bookings only made only from 10am on Wednesday 21st October to 7pm on Thursday 22nd October 2015 inclusive or until sold out. Offer valid on selected flights only, please ask a Travel Expert for more details. Can be used in conjunction with the £49 deposit offer; standard £49 deposit terms and conditions apply. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Can only be redeemed in store or on the phone; cannot be used online. Promotion must be mentioned at the beginning of the consultation. This offer can be withdrawn or amended at any time; very limited availability. Travel dates on the outbound UK flight must be from29th October to 11th December 2015 or 04th Janurary to 29th February 2016 and is subject to availability. For inbound restrictions please ask a Travel Expert for more information.


at queue position 72 at the moment, they could have at least mentioned what dates these prices are valid for

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ISIC [International Student Identity Card] for £2 (usually £12) using voucher code STUDENT - STA Travel
Found 9th Aug 2015Found 9th Aug 2015
Get an ISIC for just £2 using the voucher code STUDENT during the checkout process (code takes off £10 from the original price of £12). If you use a Visa Debit card there's no card… Read more
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Mine arrived too, bargain for £2. Now I don't need to hide the date on my expired student card! :D


Arrived today, and you attach your own photograph to it, odd. Valid from now until December 2016.


Code no longer working.


I've never had to, I've always ordered and they just send the card

Return flights to Thailand for £289 (STA Travel)
Found 2nd Jun 2015Found 2nd Jun 2015
Amazing deal. I went earlier this year and spent every day on skyscanner and the lowest I found was £410. From/To Gatwick > Bangkok Between 25 May - 14 Jul Book before 5 Jun C… Read more
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Any cheap flights in jan 2017??


Yep a lot of the dive people are working there on tourist visas and visa runs over the border. I know many who have made it work for 20 years and counting


Yep I prefer the north of Thailand to the south. Love Chiang Mai to bits.


And you know as well as I do that you are not a tourist but you are living and working in Thailand on a tourist visa which is something that the government is constantly cracking down on and changing the immigration laws for every few months without notice. Your entry is purely at the disgresion of the immigration officer on the day of your visa run and soon enough all of those entry stamps, tourist visas and the longterm stays in Thailand with no job or proof of income will ring alarm bells and you will be denied entry one time and that's the abrupt end of your life here. You don't have to get all testy because I'm trying to have a conversation with you about your post. Also, I'm in the same boat as you and I'm also at the mercy of immigration and whatever new rule they want to enforce this year. I live here and have kids here but I work outside Thailand every month so there is no visa that fits for what I am doing so I too have to live on tourist visas and entry stamps and constantly jump through hoops and keep up with the frequently changing visa rules. All it's gonna take is one new rule, something like expats can't spend more that 90 days in Thailand a year and that's my life with my family here completely ruined so it's difficult to make any longterm plans here.


Believe it or not but replying to your comment is not my number one priority. Firstly Chiang Mai is half the price for rent/food/services as Bangkok. If your going to buy all the same brands you bought in the UK then your going to pay a fortune because they're imported. Tech is expensive because of import duties, so don't buy tech here, buy it when you go home or on holiday. It seems like you've tried to copy and paste your life with out making any adjustments. I stay in a modern brand new 1 bed condo, eat out to a restaurant once a day (never eat street food), movies twice a week, couple of day trips, etc. but I don't buy crap I don't need. I spend about £400-450 a month. If I have someone to share expenses with it would be less. Yes I'm on a holiday visa. Between entries I explore the rest of Asia or I can do a border run for £12. There is no crack down on digital nomads. Believe it or not but replying to your comment is not my number one priority. Firstly Chiang Mai is half the price for rent/food/services as Bangkok. If your going to buy all the same brands you bought in the UK then your going to pay a fortune because they're imported. Tech is expensive because of import duties, so don't buy tech here, buy it when you go home or on holiday. It seems like you've tried to copy and paste your life with out making any adjustments. I stay in a modern brand new 1 bed condo, eat out to a restaurant once a day (never eat street food), movies twice a week, couple of day trips, etc. but I don't buy crap I don't need. I spend about £400-450 a month. If I have someone to share expenses with it would be less. Yes I'm on a holiday visa. Between entries I explore the rest of Asia or I can do a border run for £12. There is no crack down on digital nomads.

1 way flight to Australia and a working visa for £498 @ STA Travel
Found 8th Mar 2014Found 8th Mar 2014
Not sure if this is a hot deal, but seems like a good deal to me if you're planning a move to Australia.

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Is there much opportunity for work? Somebody told me that employers are encouraged to give jobs to Australians over brits so I'm a bit worried I'd be unemployed and skint after a month.


Eek, reviews of STA are terrible. Granted, this isn't expecting all that much of them, but I can't afford any hassle with my visa and obviously the flight either. Any trouble from anyone here? Saving money is great but the last thing I want hassle with in the UK for a year or 2 is this!


For anyone who's booked via this deal, is there decent flight availability? My finger's on the trigger, but want to make sure I could get a flight in late May/early June...


Thanks for posting this, went for it! :D

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Flights from Dublin to Brisbane in Decfor Christmas and New year for only £692 per person with STA Travel
Found 10th Feb 2014Found 10th Feb 2014
Found some flights today from Dublin to Brisbane costing only £691.80 per person. We booked for 10th Dec to 03rd Jan but other dates available are, out from 08-10 Dec and back bet… Read more
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Good find. Great price.


Hot. Good airline too. It's that con of a tax the APD that puts so much on long haul flights from UK. £388 for a family of 4 flying to Australia.Add to that Heathrow charges for parking a plane, about the highest in the world and an airline has to sell out it's business class just to recover the fees. "Similar taxes in several other countries have been abolished after it became clear that they were harming the economy. Most recently, in October, the Irish government scrapped its aviation tax."


Amazing deal!


superb prices


This is hot hot hot

STA travel adventure sale £399 (exc. flights)
Found 19th Jan 2014Found 19th Jan 2014
Various tours and adventures all priced at £399. Some absolute bargains to be had. 18 nights in Ecuador anyone?

good deal


Thank you for posting this, went for it!


Looks like I'll do what I normally do then & see things at my own pace, I guess the appeal of this is that you would be sharing the whole experience with a group & could make some very good friends. Planning a big trip next year so will add Himalayas & Ecuador to th agenda. Thanks for sharing :)


Not one of the more enlightened companies as they only accept under 40's. Dont know what they think happens to you after that age!!.


I went to Ecuador in 2009. Beautiful country. make sure you check out the death road to Mount Cayambe, Climb Cotopaxi & Chimborazo. Quito is a nice city apart from the eyesore that is the Virgin of Quito Statue. Also check out Banos where Mount Tungurahua erupts quite often & there are a couple of bunjee swings on the outskirts. I also went to Kathmandu in 2011. It is a very filthy city & you take your life into your hands when crossing the road. However it is a gateway into the Khumbu Valley in the Himalayas. If you are doing a trek to say Mera Peak or Island Peak then a few days in Kathmandu is tolerable. Then you have the flight to Lukla. Highly recommend this flight if you're looking for adventure. Also i got to see Mount Makalu, Kanchenjunga & Everest whilst on the Mera La.

UK > Istanbul > Kuala Lumpur > Bangkok > UK £469 (May & Nov Departures) @ STA Travel
Found 25th Apr 2013Found 25th Apr 2013
Amazing deal. Fly to Istanbul, to Kuala Lumpar then coach to Bankgkok and then return to UK for only £469.
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Fare 1: Carrier AF VPRGB MAN to BKK (rules) Passenger type ADT, round trip fare, booking code L, V Covers MAN-CDG (Economy), CDG-BKK (Economy) £45.50 Fare 2: Carrier AF VPRGB BKK to MAN (rules) Passenger type ADT, round trip fare, booking code V, L Covers BKK-CDG (Economy), CDG-MAN (Economy) £45.50 (YR) £210.00 French Aviation Civile Tax (FR) £10.30 French International Passenger Service Charge (QX) £19.20 French Airport Tax (FR) £14.00 United Kingdom Air Passengers Duty (GB) £83.00 United Kingdom Passenger Service Charge (UB) £14.60 Thailand Passenger Service Charge (TS) £16.00 Subtotal per passenger £458.10 Number of passengers x1 TOTAL AIRFARE & TAXES £458.10 This ticket is non-refundable. No changes may be made to this ticket after purchase.


KL to Singapore was £11 last time i looked about a month ago (or take the bus) and I have just flown from KL to HAN (Hanoi, Vietnam) for £30... KL is a great place for flights to the rest of Asia...


Is it possible to switch KL for Singapore or Vietnam? Good deal, thanks!


This looks like a great price, shame you got be a student.


Excellent deal. KL to Bangkok overland is a piece of cake with loads to see and do.

Fly from London Heathrow to New York City in April with Virgin from £384 @ STA Travel (Must be booked TODAY)
Found 26th Mar 2013Found 26th Mar 2013
I've had an email off them and I have completed a few dummy searches and when you search you should search London Heathrow to NYC It is for April only and the dates I can see are… Read more

These flight are available at this price on the Virgin Atlantic website and on British Airways as well. Well they were on some sample dates I put in.


It is actually a good deal. Normally flights are +£400 and they're only around £400 on a good day. £390 was a one off deal and even still this is cheaper. and its also £60 cheaper then your two leg flight which isnt even flying into the same country.


£390 from Manchester on delta a few weeks ago Just paid £450 return Manchester to Toronto and back from Newark ny So not a great deal


How much are flights to NY usually?


You have no idea how tempting this is, if only there were WrestleMania tickets available.

Emirates - VISIT 7 COUNTRIES From £1059 @ STA Travel
Found 7th Dec 2012Found 7th Dec 2012
Just received this on an STA email: Routing: UK > Dubai > Colombo > Singapore - make your own way - Kuala Lumpur > Melbourne > Auckland > make your own way Chri… Read more
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I agree totally about pushing your way around SE Asia and I've been doing it for many years and I recently posted a couple of deals here on open jaw flights there. Actually Malaysia has a lot going for it, the path is less trodden and Air Asia operate more dirt cheap flights around the region from their base in KL than from anywhere else on their network. I also think you have difficulty getting the open jaw BKK-HGK during school holidays for less than £750. " Of course, this deal includes Australia which is much harder to include in these budget itineraries, but it really depends what you want! " Thing is that is what a lot of people want, and its that sector that can make this a reasonable deal. That of course may be what people want but as I pointed out in an earlier post there are no details of availability or restrictions in the post or link, it includes the magic words "from" so to go on the dates you might want to go could make this deal mega cold in which case we are both right ! :D


There are just loads, I could spend weeks typing away furiously listing better/cheaper ways to go on an adventure! For example, You can fly to BKK and return from HKG for about 500GBP in the summer (with Turkish airlines via IST, I think 516 to be precise), now THERE is a much more interesting holiday already; you could travel overland through Laos, Vietnam, China, Cambodia (all easy - at least safe - for a novice) and make use of the cheap flights to Philippines, Taiwan etc. from Hong Kong. That way you could visit loads of countries without counting places like Dubai, KL, etc. - which personally I don't think suit a young traveler. In fact, even if you only wanted a very tame holiday just flying around several exotic countries you could fly from LGW to BKK to HKG, and make trips from there to Philippines, Taiwan and probably Japan (return to MAN) and still spend less than 1059GBP. Of course, this deal includes Australia which is much harder to include in these budget itineraries, but it really depends what you want!


Well you might have at least provided details of these better and cheaper trips.


Cold from me, Dubai, Colombo, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur... Hardly exciting stuff as far as this kind of traveling goes. As a family holiday, this is probably a good deal but for students on a budget I can think of much better (and cheaper) trips - especially if your aim is to visit seven countries!


Feasible but not enjoyable. Its not an RTW trip anyway. Having said that, there are zero details on dates or validity either here or on the link, those factors alone can make this a deal or a washout.How flexible are the stops ? However without seeing the details I think I can reasonably put you out of your misery, you ain't going to get this for dates in the summer hols. Six weeks would make a comfortable SE Asia trip. Trying to push kids around at too fast a rate is a recipe for disaster, these trips are often not suitable anyway, you really need flexibility on a a multi-stop with kids. Rosie picks up an ear infection on Ko Samui and can't fly for 10 days, whole family can't much to change dates....can you change dates ? On many tickets if you can't complete a leg the whole ticket becomes invalid....don't count on travel insurance covering this, too many variables. Might get you home but don't count on anything more. Your best bet is often an "open jaw" ticket, fly into S,pore and out of Bangkok or into Sydney out of Melbourne etc on a duration as short as six weeks. You want to take time to look around you, sometimes you get somewhere and just don't want to move on that fast, with kids this is so important. These tickets are great for gap years, not for families. Not pouring cold water on your plans believe me, think travel is the greatest thing you can do with kids, but give them time to soak up the culture, they will love it, don't do the "if this is Tuesday its Melbourne..." routine on them, they will hate it.

Flights to Bangkok £418 and other places @ STA Travel
Found 2nd Aug 2012Found 2nd Aug 2012
Really cheap travel for young people, especially booking in advance.
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Really cheap but tell about name of airlines.


STA still owe me £600. Never using them again.


Spam.First time post. STA never competitive.


Of course :-). All I know is it was cheaper when I went with either thai or singapore airlines, but I don't know much about the prices just seen cheaper :-).


Cheaper? Care to elaborate ...

£20 off STA Travel
Found 17th Jun 2012Found 17th Jun 2012
Book an appointment to visit a store and receive £20 off any purchase over £200. Purchase can include flights, rail passes, round-the-world tickets etc.
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I got return flights to Bangkok for £440 flying from London. Cheapest around from Sta. Deal!


the fact they charge so much is why I can't see this as a deal. Shop around and you can get what they offer hundreds of pounds less.

STA Travel (Flash sale) phone only (Sydney/Melbourne) flights from £399 RTN
Found 9th Mar 2012Found 9th Mar 2012
Good price for a trip to australia. Dates will hopefully suit someone Unconfirmed blurb below For one day only STA Travel is offering return flights from London to Melbourne or S… Read more

Followed the link could only see £599 not £399...


Saw this earlier - did anyone manage to get a £399 flight?


just phoned they said it was Royal Brunai but no availability!


Eastern China airlines have some bad reviews, just come back two wks ago I used Qatar .... They was great



21 days Inca Trail in Peru £849 @ STA Travel
Found 10th Feb 2012Found 10th Feb 2012
You can experience wildlife in the Amazon and local life at a homestay on Lake Titicaca. This is an amazing deal!
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It is overpriced for what it is, we're looking at doing our own Peru trip around September. It's looking very cheap to find your own accommodation and get about and at least you have a choice of where you stay and you can pick rather than staying in hostels or shared hotel rooms as the standard of accommodation on these type of tours are quite poor, that's where they make their money. Also, better go with a good company for the Inca Trail, e.g. Peru Trek or Llama Trial, check out Tripadvisor. Flights from the UK to Lima can be as cheap as just over £500 from now til around June, then they go right up to around £900 between July - September, which is unfortunatly when we want to go!!


same here... i wouldnt have known such deal... i ALWAYS and its my dream to explore amazon. At the moment, i wont be able to go now, but definitely in the future.


Booked this last week with STA. If these trips don't suit what you want to do also try Intrepid Travel as they're doing 2-4-1 on their Peru tours but slightly different options


Self-promotion or not, I, for one, would not have been aware of this trip if it hadn't been posted. I've just spent a fascinated 15 minutes "reading all about it" and would love to go - if only I had the £4,000+ that this trip would likely cost for myself and my wife, after adding in the airfares to/from Peru, meals, excusions, spending money etc.


Not self promotion surely?

Sydney or Melbourne Return - Under £600 @ STA Travel
Found 27th Apr 2011Found 27th Apr 2011
This was pointed out to me today, apologies if it's a repost. I was tempted as, on some of them the final price is 535 quid, but right up until i saw the layovers, although i only… Read more

isn't there a discount on STA prices if you have an international student card?


Yes not ideal, but someone may like the time in Paris. It's not for me either, but better to know and have the chance to decide. I'm not a fan of STA but prices as low as 535 are available, and it is a good price, but not good enough for me with that schedule, but as i say someone may like that Paris layover.


1) Excessively long total journey times. I know you said this in the OP, but they really are long. 2) Only show fares from LHR, but as the main flights start in Europe, then any UK airport that flies to Amsterdam or Paris should be included without having to do an extra search. 3) Most options offered are far higher than the headline price. This really get up my nose.


Yeah Yeah, fair point! Just be good if they'd stated why it was cold y'know.


What do you think :)

7 Night Mediterranean Holidays from £99 pp including flights, departing Manchester/Birmingham/Gatwick @ STA Travel
Found 26th Apr 2011Found 26th Apr 2011
Choose from the Greek Islands of Crete, Corfu and Zante or resorts in Turkey. Prices include 7 nights stay of accommodation and a return flight from London Gatwick/Birmingham/Manc… Read more

Thomas cook are doing Antalya, turkey, 2weeks for 348pound B+B 17th may for 2 people including baggage and transfers,brilliant deal.


Very good point. So ring them up and report back.


WTF! 700 degrees yet not one person has confirmed they got the price LOLZ


anyone rang up then? these prices normally never exist when you call.


you really do make a beautiful couple. Cant believe you flew home and left your gorgeous fella & his empire behind :(.

Round the world flights £729 @ STA Travel
Found 18th Jan 2011Found 18th Jan 2011
Planning a Round The World flight? Whether you’re taking a break before or after uni or getting away from the rat race for a bit, we're jam packed with around the world flights. We… Read more

Great offer! I went round the world with Sta travel last year and it was a LOT more expensive than that! It was worth it though. Has anyone always wanted to see the Northern Lights? I just came across a competition on Facebook to win a four-night holiday to the Arctic Circle. Wow! The page is called 'I want to see the Northern Lights' and all you have to do is like the page to enter. Now that would be an experience!


You are all in the perfect age group to take a tour from Contiki, a holiday company for 18-35's. (It is a million times better than the 18-30 holidays to Europe you may have heard about!). I have taken 4 Contiki tours to the USA and have had some of the very best experiences of my life. In my opinion, there is absolutely no better way to see the USA (or any of the other countries that Contiki tours operate in, though I have only been on Contiki tours to the USA). Plus you make loads of new friends every time, in fact a whole coach load, and they are all really very friendly and adventurous people (mostly from Australia by the way - Ozzies clearly love travelling!). Check out the Contiki USA tours at the following link: Contiki tours North America. Personally I recommend the Grand Northern tour (a tour I have been on, as well as the Grand Southern) as you want to visit Chicago (in which case you must go up the Sears Tower, just like Ferris Bueller, his girlfriend Sloane and his best friend Cameron!). The main issues are basically: how much time you have, and how much money you have, as Contiki tours are not particularly cheap (although I consider them to be excellent value), but you do get all your accommodation paid for (and they are all really good motels and hotels, but you'll mainly be spending your time on excursions, at dinners, socialising and partying!). You also have to allow some extra money for some optional activities and excursions that are not included, but having said that, you do get a lot of dinners and activities included in the tour price as well. By the way, I don't work for Contiki but absolutely ADORE their tours! And guess who the first person who told me about a Contiki tour was - a travel rep at STA Travel at my old university! Also I have only ever travelled alone on Contiki tours, but made about 40 new friends on each tour within half a day of starting the tour. And some of those people are fantastic. And after all, you go travelling to meet new people as well as seeing new places. Having typed out all the above, I've got a feeling that Contiki tours may be out of your budget 9and also you may not have enough time - in which case I still strongly recommend one of their shorter tours, say 12 days), but I strongly recommend them for the future anyway. If you or anyone else has any questions about Contiki tours (to the USA anyway), please feel free to ask me or PM me. I am typing this at nearly 5 am so I'm tired, but whether or not you go to the USA by Contiki tours, I will try to find time next time to give you a list of some things you must do. Personally my favourite place in the USA is the Grand Canyon (something that has to be seen in person to be believed), which I have walked down and walked up (not to be underestimated - it takes HOURS!!) 3 times. Also you must see all the main sights in New York of course. And hang out a bit in Las Vegas for fun (but I can't handle Vegas for more than a few days at a time). When I remember other places, I will mention them. Have fun travelling, you lucky so-and-so!!


Going by Google maps though? Trust me, you won't do it in under 2days! It would take a week for most people when you factor in sleeping. eating, toilet breaks etc. and thats without doing any touristy stuff/exploring


STA quoted £1560 inc taxes to do the trip we have planned but we have a cheaper quote for it from Cook Islands will be worth whatever the extra.


STA are a great company, but it is the Student Travel Association, so don't expect luxury :0)