Burning Man – 16 things I wish I knew

Every year tens of thousands of people gather in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert to create Black Rock City for the annual Burning Man festival. It’s described by many as life changing and I would have to agree with that from my experience. You will get to experience some pretty amazing things that I can’t imagine you would find anywhere else. Burning Man is hard to … Continue reading

QUIZ: Where are your feels this Monday?

Daydreaming of your next holiday this Monday? So many destinations so little time…where will you go next? Take our quiz to find out!   Student Flights

8 Epic Mindful Bucket List Experiences with Totally Travel

Are you a student or first time traveler looking for a more rewarding way to spend your gap year apart from the typical group tour? Or maybe you’re a young adventure seeker searching for a whole new type of travel – one where you can learn the native tongue, kick back with the locals, or trek through the remote wilderness.   Wouldn’t it be nice … Continue reading

Top Travel Photography Tips

WIN* & Get Insta Famous with these Travel Photography Tips!! WIN*: Head over to Student Flights Facebook page and comment on this post with your favourite tip from below and you’ll be in the draw to win. Up for grabs is a Fujifulm Instax Mini 8 Yellow Camera or 1 of 5 Lonely Planets Best Ever Photography Tips! Its really easy! T&Cs apply.   Top Tip 1 … Continue reading

Working Holiday Club – A Kiwi hits the slopes

Our mate Simon Barron (24 yrs old) hit the slopes in Whistler Canada on a Working Holiday Club Canada Winter Package last year. We hooked up with Si to pick his brain about his adventure as a Kiwi on the slopes!     What were you doing pre-working holiday? I had just graduated with a Business degree in Marketing from Massey University, and had worked … Continue reading

Bite into Aussie – Top 9 ‘Must Eats’!

If you’re always thinking about dinner while eating lunch then please read on…because we have listed some of the most delectable and outrageous ‘Must Eats’ that our neighbours in Aussie have created. (Please note: May cause extreme cases of jealousy, cravings and/or a lust for food – You have been warned).   1. Foodcraft Espresso & Bakery – Erskinville, Sydney   Move over Bondi Vet, … Continue reading

Budget Tips & Tricks for your Eurotrip!

Come with Student Flights to discover the best parts of Europe guaranteed to make your Eurotrip EPIC! Soaking in the endless Greek island sun, sailing the Mediterranean Sea, or riding the London Eye. Europe is the continent with something for everyone, read on to find out more about our top picks on where you just have to journey to!   Take on Europe without putting … Continue reading

Thinking of taking an Epic Eurotrip?

Come with Student Flights to discover the best parts of Europe guaranteed to make your Eurotrip EPIC! Soaking in the endless Greek island sun, sailing the Mediterranean Sea, or riding the London Eye. Europe is the continent with something for everyone, read on to find out more about our top picks on where you just have to journey to! Greek islands  Endless beaches, stunning turquoise … Continue reading

Your way or Contiki’s way?

Take a group tour or go your own way? A difficult question that can drastically change the feel and experience of your trip. Here are some benefits for both options to help you decide on what travelling style might be best for you!   Firstly, the benefits of travelling with an organised group tour such as Contiki. What’s so great about these tours and what … Continue reading

Thailand’s Full Moon Party Tips

The world famous Full Moon Parties of Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand, are on the to do list of any student or young traveller. But don’t be *that guy* who has to go home early… read on for some tips on how to make it till sunrise! So how did one of the most well-known beach parties come to be? It is said that tourists who were … Continue reading

Backpacking in Asia? Tips & Tricks to see you through

Backpacking in Asia? You’re sure to get your fill of awe-inspiring temples, taste bud-awakening food, and monkeys. So many monkeys. Here are our top tips & a little tough love before you go.     1. Don’t be afraid to do some things alone. You’ll never regret forgoing the chatterbox in your group for some simple reflective moments around a temple.     2. See something … Continue reading

5 top tips to make the most of your Euro trip!

Going on a Topdeck Trip is one of the most exciting adventures you can book yourself in for! After all that saving how do you make sure you make the most out of your trip? Stick with us as we walk you through our top 5 tips to make the most of your Euro trip!     1. Snatch up optional day trips Just like Jim … Continue reading

How to go large in Las Vegas

Whether your stopping by while on your USA adventure, wanting a party trip with your besties, or looking for a full blown Hangover experience – don’t miss our tips on how to make the most of your Vegas vay-cay!   Keen to find out more about Las Vegas? Contact a Student Flights travel expert or phone 0800 31 44 48.    

Top Tips for Earning Frequent Flyer Points

Frequent flyer points sound great in theory, but don’t you have to fly regularly and spend heaps in order to get enough to be able to do anything with them? Read on for our top tips and secret hints into the forbidden fruit that is frequent flyer points. You can earn miles without flying It’s fairly common knowledge, but arguably the most important tip for … Continue reading

Vietnam on a Budget

Vietnam is the kind of place where you can live like a king, or live like the locals and experience heaps of the same epic stuff. It’s an awesome spot to visit if you’re on a budget as lots of the amazing sights cost next to nothing! To help you on your way, we’ve complied a few easy ways for you to get the most … Continue reading

Tips on Saving for Travel

So you’ve decided that it’s time for your next big trip. but saving up the kind of cash that you need seems impossible; there’s always something that needs paying for! Be it rent, your car,  your significant other, a sale that couldn’t be denied – there is so much to spend your money on in this cruel, cruel world. If you really want that holiday though, … Continue reading

Aisle or Window Seat?

Do you often need to use the loo? Are you a window-gazer? There are countless pros & cons to a window vs. an aisle seat on a plane – and it really depends on you and your in-flight behaviour. Check out our handy infographic below for an easy look at which seat will suit you the best, next time you score yourself some cheap seats. … Continue reading

Festivals Around the World: Europe

With earlybird flights on sale to Europe for the 2015 summer, travellers are flocking to take advantage of great airfares in advance of the European festival season. With so many options to choose from, you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to Festivals. From England to Germany, Spain and Belgium, check out our top picks below.   Oktoberfest   Particularly popular with the guys, Munich’s famous … Continue reading

The 10 Most Bizarre Foods in the World

Before you check out our awesome infographic on the top 10 bizarre foods in the world, make sure you have eaten! If you thought spiders were impossible to eat, think again! Sometimes the impossible is possible, especially when it comes to different types of food.   Read on to find out what mysterious foods lie beneath in today’s world.     Need more info on cheap … Continue reading

Travel Guide: Rome

Planning a visit to Italy? If you are then you’re likely to stop by Rome. This is an ancient city full of chaos and charm, mix it up with pizza, tomatoes and wine and you will fall in love instantly.   History, culture, ancient ruins and gelato make up the majority of Rome but there is much more to it than that. From the Colosseum … Continue reading