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Students, we’ve got you covered

Take advantage of exclusive fares, extra baggage allowance and free changes@ to your booking with our student-only discount code TWSTUDENT.

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.

That’s why we’ve overhauled our student fares*, so you can take advantage of exclusive prices, flexible booking options, and extra baggage allowances@ when traveling abroad.

It’s easy to book. All you have to do is enter the discount code TWSTUDENT  when searching for your flight to reveal our student fares and benefits.^

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

^ Subject to availability.
Note: The discount code TWSTUDENT can only be applied to a maximum of five passengers per booking.

Student fare options

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


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


Heading home? Take advantage of our increased baggage allowance.


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






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
Status Points and miles check check check
Upgrade with miles - check check

To travel in true style, book our Premium Economy student fares. On top of our unrivaled 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 may apply.

Booking details

Departure Period: 31 Mar 2023 - 31 Dec 2024
Book by: 30 Sep 2023
Discount code:


  • Taiwan
  • Europe: Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Manchester, Madrid, Barcelona, Milan, Paris, Rome, Tel Aviv, Zurich, Munich, Edinburgh
  • United States: Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Boston, Chicago, Vancouver, Toronto
  • Oceania: Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Auckland, Christchurch, Nadi
  • North-East Asia: Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya
  • South-East Asia: Singapore, Manila, Cebu, Bangkok, Phuket, Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Jakarta, Surabaya, Denpasar, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Phnom Penh, Yangon
  • Chinese Mainland: Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Ningbo, Xiamen, Fuzhou, Wenzhou, Quanzhou, Wuxi, Wuhan, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Haikou, Sanya, Zhengzhou, Tianjin, Qingdao, Dalian, Xi'an, Ulaanbaatar
Cabin class:
  • Premium Economy
  • Economy

See terms and conditions for complete details.

Book a trip

Booking of more than 9 passengers is currently not available online. Please contact your local reservations office.

Booking of more than 4 passengers is currently not available online. Please contact your local reservations office.


Enjoy a little something extra from our partners when you book our student fares

Save up to HKD200 off on when you book our student fares
Enjoy up to 40% off at the Plaza Premium Lounge of  Taoyuan International Airport
Enjoy the exclusive student offer at the Cathay Pacific shop
  1. The Offer applies to students or recent graduates aged 31 and below (based on outbound departure date) holding a valid student identification card or acceptance letter issued by an educational institute from any country. An International Student Identity Card (ISIC), and proof of a student visa will also be accepted as proof of student status. Proof must be valid at the time of travel.
  2. To enjoy the offer, passengers should book flight ticket(s) through the official website www.cathaypacific.comOpen a new window by entering the discount code “TWSTUDENT” in the discount code field. The discount code "TWSTUDENT" can only be applied to a maximum of five passengers per booking. 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 discounts are not applicable.
  5. The offer is valid all year round; airfares differ according to destination.
  6. Tickets must originate and be issued in Taiwan.
  7. Rebooking: USD 50 (Economy Light), USD 20 (Economy Essential), Free (Economy Flex, and Premium Economy). Changes must be made before the ticketed flight/date.
  8. Cancellation Fee: USD 150 (Economy Light), USD 100 (Economy Essential), USD 80 (Economy Flex, and Premium Economy) for wholly unused tickets only. For partially used tickets, a refund is applied only if a residual is available after deducting the flown sector's applicable fare (same or higher class code).
  9. No-show fee: USD 150 for short-haul routes. USD 200 for long-haul routes.
  10. Premium Economy Class may not be available on all flight segments. When passengers choose to switch their booking after ticket issuance to a flight not offering Premium Economy Class, Economy Class seats will be provided without any fare refund.
  11. 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.
  12. The fares detailed in this offer are subject to limited availability and offered on a first-come, first-served basis.
  13. Other terms and conditions apply.
  14. This offer is subject to change without prior notice.
  15. Cathay Pacific Airways Limited reserves the right to make of final decision on the offer.