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    Students enjoy more when travelling on Cathay Pacific

    Whether you’re flying to study abroad, returning home, or planning a getaway in between terms, we have you covered. 

    Our student fare benefits

    Student fare options

    Our Light, Essential and Flex Economy faresOpen a new window offer you more choices and value.

     

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    Light

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

    Essential

    Heading home? Use this fare to receive increase luggage allowance.

    Flex

    Moving abroad for the start of the academic year? Take complete control. 

    Use ILSTUDENT and we'll add on extra perks

    Light

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

    Essential

    Heading home? Use this fare to receive increase luggage allowance.

    Flex

    Moving abroad for the start of the academic year? Take complete control. 

     

    The world is at your fingertips

    Our student offer covers several destinations across Asia, China (Mainland and Taiwan regions) and the South West Pacific.

     

    Our offer takes you across the globe

    Asia

    Hong Kong

    South West Pacific

    Australia

    South West Pacific

    New Zealand

    Our offer takes you across the globe

    Asia

    Hong Kong

    South West Pacific

    Australia

    South West Pacific

    New Zealand

    North East Asia

    Japan

    South East Asia

    Thailand

    North East Asia

    South Korea

    Asia | China Mainland and Taiwan region

    China

    • Hong Kong
    • Beijing
    • Chengdu
    • Chongqing
    • Fuzhou
    • Guangzhou
    • Haikou
    • Hangzhou
    • Nanjing
    • Qingdao
    • Shanghai (Hongqiao International Airport)
    • Shanghai (Pudong International Airport)
    • Wenzhou
    • Wuhan
    • Xi'an
    • Zhengzhou
    • Taipei
    • Kaohsiung
    • Cambodia: Phnom Penh
    • Thailand: Bangkok and Phuket
    • Vietnam: Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City    
    • Indonesia: Denpasar-Bali, Jakarta and Surabaya
    • Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur and Penang
    • Phillipines: Cebu and Manila
    • Singapore
    • Japan: Fukuoka, Nagoya, Osaka, Sapporo, Tokyo (Narita International Airport) and Tokyo (Haneda Airport).
    • South Korea: Seoul
    • Australia: Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney
    • New Zealand: Auckland and Christchurch (seasonal)

     

     

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    Offers available to you

     

    miles plus cash

    Earn 3000 bonus Asia Miles with ILSTUDENT

    When you book your next flight using ILSTUDENT from 03rd October, earn an additional 3000 Asia Miles. Valid on a first come, first serve basis for the first 05 bookings. Offer valid until 1st December.

    Terms and conditions apply

     

    Why fly with Cathay Pacific?

     

    Checked luggage allowances are applicable to Cathay Pacific operated flights only. Baggage size and piece restrictions may apply. 

    ^ Subject to availability.

    * Only available for selected fare categories.

    Passengers with a student fare ticket must provide valid proof of student identity, which includes an International Student Identity Card (ISIC), student number, student visa, or other documents issued by the school, during check-in at the airport. When booking online, enter the number on the documents above, or the issue date of other documents issued by the school. Passengers unable to present the required documents will be required to pay the fare difference for their flight.

    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. A International Student Identity Card (ISIC), 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 take advantage of the offer, customers must add the discount code to the flight search panel at www.cathaypacific.com. Any request to apply the discount code after payment will not be accepted.
    3. Discount code cannot be used on the 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 the United Kingdom.
    7. Rebooking: Economy Light: USD 50 , Economy Essential: USD 20, Economy Flex, Premium Economy and Business Class: Free. Changes must be made before the ticketed flight/date.
    8. Cancellation Fee: Economy Light: USD 230, Essential: USD 180, Flex: USD  100 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) of the flown sector plus handling fee.
    9. No-show fee: USD 200.
    10. This discount is only valid to purchase until 02 April 2024 until further notice.
    11. 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.
    12. 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.
    13. The fares detailed in this offer are subject to limited availability and offered on a first come, first served basis.
    14. For details regarding mileage accrual, please refer to www.asiamiles.com
    15. Other terms and conditions apply.
    16. This offer is subject to change without prior notice.
    17. Cathay Pacific Airways Limited reserves the right of final decision on the offer.
    18. The discount code can only be applied to a maximum of five passengers per booking.

    Student Bonus Miles offer – Bonus 3,000 miles

     

    1.       The Students Bonus Miles offer, as further described in these Terms and Conditions (the “Offer”) is organised by Cathay Pacific Airways Limited (“Cathay”) and Asia Miles Limited (“AML”, and together with Cathay, “Cathay/AML”).

    2.       The Offer commences on 03rd October 2023, 00:00 and ends on 01st December 2023, 23:59 (both days inclusive, Hong Kong Time) (“Offer Period”).

    3.       Under the Offer, Members who are eligible to purchase Student Fare Tickets (as set out in the applicable Student Fare Terms and Conditions) (“Eligible Members”) have the chance (subject to paragraph 4) to earn 3,000 bonus Miles (“Bonus Miles”) on each Student Fare Ticket booked during the Offer Period at www.cathaypacific.com for travel to and from selected locations (as specified in the applicable Student Fare Terms and Conditions) on flights marketed and operated by Cathay Pacific (“Eligible Tickets”).

    4.       The Offer only applies to the first 05 Eligible Tickets issued during the Offer Period. There is no limitation on the number of times that an Eligible Member can redeem this Offer during the Offer Period.

    5.       To redeem the Offer, Eligible Members are required to present evidence of their eligibility (as per the applicable Student Fare Terms and Conditions) and fill in their Membership Number when booking an Eligible Ticket. Students who are not yet Members are welcome to sign up for the Cathay Membership Programme during the Offer Period, provided that they do so before bookings for Eligible Tickets are made.

    6.       If Cathay/AML determines that an Eligible Member has met the requirements of the Offer, the Bonus Miles will be credited to that Eligible Member’s account within 3 months after the end of the Offer Period. AML reserves the right to refuse to credit Bonus Miles to any person that does not meet the requirements for eligibility under these Terms and Conditions.

    7.       Eligible Tickets that are reissued or refunded will not be entitled to earn or retain the Bonus Miles under this Offer. If, at any time, Eligible Tickets are reissued or refunded, AML reserves the right to deduct the Bonus Miles from the Eligible Member’s account.

    8.       Eligible Tickets are subject to the reservation system seat and booking availability of Cathay.

    9.       Except as expressly set out in these Terms and Conditions, or as otherwise notified by Cathay/AML from time to time, this Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion, discount, offer or campaign.

    10.   This Offer is not exchangeable, transferable, returnable or redeemable for cash.

    11.   Eligible Members are responsible for reviewing these Terms and Conditions. By participating in this Offer, each Eligible Member agrees and accepts to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

    12.   This is a short-term Offer. Cathay/AML reserve the right (to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law) to amend any of these Terms and Conditions or suspend or terminate this Offer at any time without prior notice.

    13.   These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Hong Kong.

    14.   In the event of inconsistency between the English and translated versions of these Terms and Conditions, the English version shall prevail. All disputes relating to this Offer and these Terms and Conditions will be subject to the decision of Cathay/AML, which shall be final.

    15.   Other Cathay terms and conditions, including the applicable Student Fare Terms and Conditions and Cathay Membership Programme Terms and Conditions, apply. To the extent of any inconsistency between these Terms and Conditions and other terms and conditions, these Terms and Conditions shall prevail.

    16.   Personal data collected, used, stored, disclosed or otherwise dealt with in connection with this Offer shall be processed in accordance with the Cathay Pacific Customer Privacy Policy, available here.

    17.   Unless otherwise defined in these Terms and Conditions, capitalised terms in these Terms and Conditions shall have the following meaning:

    ·         “Cathay Membership Programme” means the travel and lifestyle awards and relationship programme owned by Cathay, and operated and managed by AML.

    ·         “Member” means any person who is a member of the Cathay Membership Programme.

    ·         “Membership Number” means the membership number of a Member for the Cathay Membership Programme.

    ·         “Miles” means the unit of measurement of the Cathay Membership Programme, such Miles being credited to Members in connection with air travel, services and products purchased or usage of participating services and products as determined by AML.

    ·         “Student Fare Terms and Conditions” means any terms and conditions applying to Student Fare Tickets.

    ·         “Student Fare Ticket” means discounted student fare tickets, as further described on this page.