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Exclusives student fares

Flexible bookings at discounted prices

Whether you’re flying to study abroad, returning home, or planning a getaway in between terms, travel lies at the heart of life as an overseas student.

Take advantage of exclusive fares*, extra baggage allowance and free changes^ when you book our student-only discount codes HKSTUPLUS (to the United Kingdom and Ireland) or HKSTUDENT (to other selected destinations).

* Passengers who purchase a Cathay Pacific student fare ticket must present a valid International Student Identity Card (ISIC), student number, student visa or a letter of acceptance from the school for verification when checking in at the airport. Passengers who are unable to present the required documents for proof of student status will be required to pay the fare difference for their flight.

^ Only available for selected fare categories.

 

Student fare options

Our Light, Essential and Flex Economy faresOpen a new window offer you more choices and more value than ever. And when you purchase a Cathay Pacific student flight ticket, we’ll throw in even more flexibility and benefits.*

Light

Taking advantage of your term break? Travel light with our great-value fares.

Essential

Heading home? Take advantage of our increased baggage allowance.

Flex

Embarking on your study abroad adventure? Take complete control over your booking.

 

Category

Light

Essential

Flex

Student fare price Exclusive fare rate^
Cabin baggage 1 piece, 7kg 1 piece, 7kg 1 piece, 7kg
Checked baggage+ 1 piece, 23kg 2 pieces, 23kg each 2 pieces, 23kg each
Student fare checked baggage+ - + 1 extra piece (to US/Canada only), 23kg + 1 extra piece (all destinations), 23kg
Student fare flight changes Exclusive rate of USD50 Exclusive rate of USD20 Free
Free seat pre-selection - check check
(also applicable to extra legroom)
Free same-day earlier flight change - - check

To travel in true style, book Cathay Pacific's Premium Economy and Business student fares. On top of our unrivalled experience, we offer students three pieces of checked baggage and unlimited complimentary date changes on every booking.

Checked baggage allowances are applicable to Cathay Pacific operated flights only. Baggage size and piece restrictionsOpen a new window may apply.

The Cathay Pacific Student Saver package

Travelling back and forth, or want to book a year’s travel in advance? Save more when you book multiple student fare tickets to the United Kingdom and Ireland with Cathay Pacific's Student Saver package.*  

When you buy a Student Saver package ticket, we’ll send you unique discount codes to book your second and third flights at increased savings.^ Here’s how it works.

 

Book your first flight for a great price

Book your first flight for a great price

Book a student fare flight using our Student Saver package discount code HKSTUPLUS.

Book your second flight for an even better fare

Book your second flight for an even better fare

Once booked, we’ll email you a unique discount code for up to 21% off your second ticket. You’ll need to book your second flight within 24 hours of receiving your code.

Book your third flight for the best deal yet

Book your third flight for the best deal yet

After you’ve booked your second flight, we’ll send you a final discount code for up to 24% off your third ticket. You’ll also need to book this flight within 24 hours of receiving your code.

* Available on select flights only

^ Each unique discount code can only be used by the named passenger on the first student fare flight ticket booked. This offer is only available when booking the same journey multiple times. Each discount code expires after 24 hours (giving you 48 hours in total to purchase all three tickets).

 Booking details

Departure Period: 26 Sep 2022 - 31 Aug 2023
Book by: 31 Mar 2023
Origin:
Hong Kong
Trip Type
  • One-way
  • Round-trip
  • One-way*
  • Round-trip
Cabin class:
  • Premium Economy
  • Economy
  • Business (one-way) to the US, Canada only
  • Premium Economy except to the Chinese Mainland
  • Economy
Discount Code: HKSTUPLUS HKSTUDENT
Destinations
(single booking):
  • United Kingdom: London, Manchester, Aberdeen, Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Newcastle
  • Ireland: Dublin, Cork, Shannon
  • Chinese Mainland: Shanghai, Hangzhou, Fuzhou, Chongqing, Chengdu, Beijing
  • Europe: Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Paris, Zurich, Barcelona, Madrid, Milan, Rome
  • Australia: Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Perth
  • New Zealand: Auckland, Christchurch
  • US: Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, New York, Boston
  • Canada: Vancouver, Toronto
  • Japan: Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, Sapporo
Destinations
(Student Saver Package):
  • United Kingdom: London, Manchester, Aberdeen, Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Newcastle
  • Ireland: Dublin, Cork, Shannon
Not applicable

See terms and conditions for complete details.

* One-way bookings not available for Chinese Mainland and Japan

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Class
Passengers
  1. The Offer applies to student age 31 or below (based on outbound departure date) with a valid International Student Identity Card (ISIC) or Student number.
  2. To enjoy the offer, passengers should book flight ticket(s) through the official website www.cathaypacific.com by entering the discount code “HKSTUPLUS” or “HKSTUDENT” at the discount code field. Any request to apply the discount code after checkout is not accepted.
  3. The discount code cannot be used on Cathay Pacific mobile app or other channels.
  4. Children and infant discount not applicable.
  5. Offer is valid all year round; airfares differ according to destination.
  6. Tickets must originate and be issued in Hong Kong.
  7. Rebooking: USD50 (Economy Light), USD20 (Economy Essential), Free (Economy Flex, Premium Economy and Business Class) per ticket. Changes must be made before the ticketed flight/date.
  8. Cancellation Fee (Chinese Mainland and Japan): USD150 (Economy Light), USD100 (Economy Essential), USD80 (Economy Flex, Premium Economy and Business Class) per ticket for wholly unused ticket only. For partially used tickets, refund applied only if residual is available after deducting the applicable fare (same or higher class code) for the transportation used plus handling fee per ticket.
  9. Cancellation Fee (Other destinations): USD230 (Economy Light), USD180 (Economy Essential), USD100 (Economy Flex, Premium Economy and Business Class) per ticket for wholly unused ticket only. For partially used tickets, refund applied only if residual is available after deducting the applicable fare (same or higher class code) for the transportation used plus handling fee per ticket.
  10. No-show fee (Chinese Mainland and Japan): USD150 per ticket.
  11. No-show fee (Other destinations): USD200 per ticket.
  12. Premium Economy Class may not be available on all flight segments. Where passengers choose to switch their booking after ticket issuance to a flight not offering Premium Economy Class, Economy Class seat will be offered without any fare refund.
  13. Fares displayed include taxes and carrier-imposed surcharges. All fares, government taxes and fees, and surcharges are subject to change at any time. For ticket cancellations, where applicable, the Hong Kong Passenger Security Charge, the Hong Kong Air Passenger Departure Tax, and the Hong Kong International Airport Construction Fee will be refunded without any administration fees.
  14. The fares detailed in this offer are subject to limited availability and offered on a first come, first served basis.
  15. For details regarding mileage accrual, please refer to www.asiamiles.com.
  16. Other terms and conditions apply.
  17. This offer is subject to change without prior notice.
  18. Cathay Pacific Airways Limited reserves the right of final decision on the offer.

Add overseas student insurance to your booking

Benefit Highlights

  • 24-hour worldwide emergency assistance service
  • Up to HKD1,000,000 medical expenses cover for confinement or outpatient treatment
  • Leisure activities cover, including skiing, scuba diving, rafting, parachuting and all water sports
  • 5% discount on premium

To take advantage of this offer, you must be:

  • A Hong Kong SAR resident
  • Age 10 – 30 years old
  • Studying full time at an overseas institution

Chubb’s worldwide annual premium plan costs HKD3,800.

Please note that the policy effective date must be on or before the date you depart for your study trip.

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