We may be new down under, but we're not new to the travel world! We're an online travel agency that started in the US nearly 20 years ago with the goal of helping students travel more while spending less. Since then, we've expanded to the UK and Australia, where we can help you get the discounts you need for the places you're travelling. We have unique contracts with dozens of airlines that help us get you exclusive discounts no matter where your next holiday takes you.
We think that's awesome, but don't just take our word for it. Students have a lot of great things to say about our travel discounts. We've got 8.5/10 stars with over 16,000 reviews on ResellerRatings (our review platform that only features reviews from real customers), so other people seem to enjoy us too.
Read on to see what students are saying about us.
With 8.5/10 stars and over 16,000 reviews on ResellerRatings (our review platform that features only verified reviews from real customers), people seem to like us too.
Keep scrolling to see what some of our students are saying about us.
Saved a ton of money on my flight to Switzerland - the cheapest I could find on google flights was $680 and I only paid $286 on student universe - amazing!
Cheap and legitimate
Getting a ticket for 1/5 what the airlines were charging (saving about $2300) seemed too good to be true. It was true.
One way trip $70
I had been desperately searching for a flight to get me home (to Maine) all morning. I couldn’t find one that was in my price range. A friend told me about Student Universe awhile ago and I had yet to use it. I got on and searched for a flight. I had a $70 dollar flight booked for my one way trip home within 10 minutes!
Found best price and most choices!!
Saved $100 and found a better trip on StudentUniverse! Thank you!!
StudentUniverse had the cheapest flights I could find so that I could visit home for fall break of my first semester of college. I was really homesick and without StudentUniverse and their great prices I would not have been able to go home. I had no struggles with StudentUniverse and will definitely use for future flights!!
Love Student Universe
This is the second time I've booked a trip through StudentUniverse and I love them. Their prices are always the lowest and their customer service is stellar and easily accessible at all hours by phone.
Not convinced yet?
Just listen in on what people are saying about us on social media:
I literally just saved over $100 on a flight by booking through @StudentUniverse. I never cease to impress myself. #TravelMaven
Serious flight hack and not spam: I just used @StudentUniverse and saved a bunch of money. They have a buuuunch of cheap deals and discounts for students.
Look, if you’re a student under 26 searching for cheap flights...
Check Student Universe!
They offer a whole slew of flights at prices that aren’t even available to the public.
Just used your site to book a nonstop flight to Geneva for only $500, I just wanted to thank you, personally, from the bottom of my heart- for making a broke college student less broke ☺️
I may have been late on the train for Student Universe, but holy shit they hooked it up. Round trip to Edinburgh for $591 ✈️ 🏴
But what about your negative reviews?
Well, with 8.5/10 stars on ResellerRatings (our primary reviews platform), most of our reviews are positive, but that’s an aside. You’ll definitely see some negative reviews out there—as you will with any business. You’ll see that most of our negative reviews are related to the same topics and concerns, though. Here’s what you need to know:
Our prices are dynamic
This means that our prices are subject to change at any point during the searching and booking process. If you’ve ever looked for plane tickets before, you’ll know how frustrating it is to look at prices one day and then the next day, the price has changed. A lot of our negative reviews come from frustration with this.
Change & cancellation fees
Most of our flights are nonrefundable after 24 hours, which means that there will be additional fees should you need to change or cancel your flight. This is common across the travel industry, as these change and cancellation rules are set by our airline partners and not in our control. We get how frustrating it is to be hit with these fees unexpectedly: that’s why we always recommend to check the fine print on your ticket before booking. We DO have a 24-hour free cancellation policy on most of our flights!
If you’re planning a big (or expensive) trip, travel insurance is a great idea. It doesn’t, however, protect you from everything and any trip insurance claims are bound to the policies of our travel insurance. Be sure to check the policies of your travel insurance plan before you purchase, so you’ll know what’s covered (and what’s not).
AUD only (for now)
Currently, all of our prices are in AUD. You'll see the option to view other currencies on our website to make the searching and booking process easier, but all charges will be in AUD. If you pay with another currency, your final price may be slightly different than expected due to exchange rates or conversion fees from your bank. Of course, if you book on our US site, you can pay in USD and you can pay in GBP on our UK site.