About Us

Walk into any one of our Student Flights stores and you will be greeted by a team of passionate, experienced, fun-loving travellers. Our professional team has travelled the globe extensively and want to make sure that you have all the information and options you need to have the best holiday possible (and then some!).

The difference is being able to speak to someone who's been there and can give you the lowdown on what it's really like (with the hidden secrets that only personal experience can give).

The world is your playground. And Student Flights is here to help you get amongst it!


24/7 Customer Support

It’s a crazy world and sometimes things get real when you’re on the road. Student Flights is just one phone call away, offering 24/7 support whether you’re in Uluru or Uzbekistan. From NZ you can reach us on 0800 322 774 or if outside New Zealand, call us on +61 7 31707 850.




Widest Range of Travel

Travel is about so much more than just getting there. Our widest range of travel means after we find you the best airfare possible we help make your holiday complete. First by offering you a huge range of accommodation from budget hostels to 5-star hotels. Then there’s car hire, rail passes, bus passes and touring options too. Want to talk festivals and events? Easy. Wanna cruise? Banish the cruising stereotype with our range of contemporary sailing and cruising options.




Black Market Flights

We’re not shady; we’re just professional airfare artists. Our Black Market Flights are exclusively discounted airfares for students and anyone under 26, available with premium airlines on one-way, return and round-the-world airfares. Black Market Flights fly to all corners of the globe – like London, Los Angeles, Bali, Bangkok & Santiago.




Travel Money Options

Safest way to carry your money overseas? A prepaid travel money card, hands down. Student Flights offers a Multi-currency Cash Passport™ in 10 major currencies: Australian Dollar, US Dollar, Euro, New Zealand Dollar, Canadian Dollar, Hong Kong Dollar, Japanese Yen, Singapore Dollar and Thai Baht. You can load up to seven different currencies onto the card and reload at any Student Flights store with no fees or charges, or use online banking to top up, check balances and find the nearest ATM locations.




Travel Insurance

Cover specifically tailored for you, without the useless extras. Designed with the diverse youth traveller in mind, Cover-More – New Zealand's leading travel insurer – provides insurance exclusively to Student Flights' travellers.






Exclusive Festival Packages

Do you even festival, bro? We do. Student Flights know how to get amongst the festival circuit. We hunt down the best tickets from around the globe to highly sought-after festivals and events, bundle them with epic extras and make them available exclusively to our customers.




Staff Picks

At Student Flights, we take our knowledge and experience seriously. That's why we’ve done our homework and can recommend firsthand great accommodation deals. Our dedicated travel consultants have slept in the beds, tested out the amenities and even sampled local delicacies to ensure we're happy to give these hotels our tick of approval.




Best Price Guarantee

We’ve been sourcing the best travel deals around for ages. Our domestic airfare online booking option lets you search, compare and find the best airfare available. Our international airfares are priced so that you don't have to eat instant noodles when you get to your destination. Why book anywhere else? Student Flights are so confident we will not be beaten on price that we guarantee to beat any international airfare quote by $1 and issue you with a $20 Student Flights voucher, and if we don't we will give you a $1500 credit to use towards the flight that we did not price beat.* *T&Cs




Book Online

Our online booking engine fees are broken down to three areas: Domestic booking fees are $9.95 per person, Trans Tasman & South Pacific fees are $14.95 per person, and International fees are $29.95 per person. All bookings are subject to credit card surcharge fees.



Building your own itinerary

For nearly 10 years we have been sourcing the best travel deals around. Our domestic airfare online booking option lets you search, compare and find the best airfare available, then you can book online with an all-inclusive booking fee of just $19.95. Student Flights do not charge any additional credit card fees - unlike some other sites!

Our international airfares are priced so that you don't have to eat instant noodles when you get to your destination (you may have done enough of that to save the money to go!). In fact, we guarantee to beat any quote (and that applies to all travel, not only airfares!).

And travel is about so much more than just getting there.

Our accommodation includes a huge range of choice: from hostels and share accommodation to 2.5- through to 5-star hotels, located in either the heart of the world's most desired destinations, or those hidden gems that are still waiting to be discovered. We can also help you get around with car hire, rail passes, bus passes and touring options too. What else can you do when you get there? Why not check out a range of tours and activities or our calendar of festivals and events and blow away the stereotypes of cruising with our range of contemporary sailing and cruising options.

Living and working overseas

Student Flights are specialists in living and working overseas. Talk to our team about your plans for an overseas working holiday, teaching experience, learning opportunities abroad or a volunteering program throughout the world. Immerse yourself in a destination - it's a life-changing experience and you get to earn the local currency, which makes it even more affordable.

It's all in the detail

It's often said that it's the small things that can have the biggest impact. We're here to help you with working and travel visas, ISE student cards (discount heaven!) and travel insurance (there's nothing better than peace of mind). Be the first to hear about worldwide travel deals, earlybird specials, competitions, festivals and events and much more with our email newsletter.

Plus, as a member of the global community, we too are conscious of being responsible and leaving no footprints - check out how you can offset your carbon emissions with our Cleaner Climate option.

The world is truly your playground and it's easy to get it started today. Check out our site (and let us know what you think), send us an enquiry, or call us on 0800 31 44 48 to speak to a member of our team close to where you are.