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    Exclusive Student fares

    Take advantage of exclusive fares, extra baggage allowance*1 and free changes to your booking with our student-only discount.  Our student fares are available regardless of the purpose of your trip, such as study abroad or short-term travel. 

    Students, we’ve got you covered

    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*1 when travelling abroad.*2

    It’s easy to book. All you have to do is enter code JPSTUDENT when searching for your flight to reveal our student fares and benefits.*3

    *1 Only available for selected fare categories
    *2 Passengers who purchase a 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 will be required to pay the fare difference for their flight.
    *3 Subject to availability. 

    For a limited time until 31 March 2024!

    Student Fares Spring Campaign

    Great news for both students and non-students alike! We offer bonus miles & flight discount until 31 March.

    1. 2,000 bonus miles will be rewarded to the referring Cathay member and the referred student


    Both Cathay member who refers our student fares and the referred student will receive 2,000 bonus miles.


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    Refer our Student Fares

    Refer our student fares on this page to your family or friends who are students.

    Both the referring person and the referred student must be a Cathay member. If you are not yet a member, please visit here to sing up.

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    Book a student fare flight

    The referred student must book student fare flights with a discount code  "JPSTUDENT". Cathay membership number must be entered in the "Frequent Flyer Program" field during the booking process.

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    Apply for bonus miles

    Once you have completed the booking for the student fare ticket, fill out and submit the application form below. The membership numbers of the referring member and the referred student, as well as the ticket number of the student fare ticket, are required.

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    1. The bonus Asia Miles campaign (“offer”) is valid from 16 February to 31 March 2024 and for travel from 16 February 2024 to 30 September 2024.
    2. This offer is only applicable to bookings made on cathaypacific.com with flights marketed and operated by Cathay Pacific originating from Tokyo (Narita/Haneda), Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka and Sapporo using the discount code "JPSTUDENT" and submit the application form on this page.
    3. Students are required to fill in their Cathay membership number during flight booking to qualify for the bonus miles. If no Cathay membership number is entered at the time of booking, the student will not be eligible for bonus miles. After completion of the booking, removing the Cathay membership number or inputting mileage numbers from other airlines will also be excluded from eligibility. If the conditions are met, the referring member and the referred student will receive 2,000 miles.
    4. Referring member can receive 2,000 miles for each referred student. (Application is required for each)
    5. Referred student can only receive the bonus mile once. 
    6. Bonus miles will be credited to the membership account within 6-8 weeks after the campaign ends. 
    7. 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.
    8. This Offer is not exchangeable, transferable, returnable or redeemable for cash.
    9. 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.
    10. 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.
    11. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Hong Kong.
    12. 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.
    13. 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.
    14. 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.


    2. A JPY10,000 discount code will be offered to students who book our student fare


    The first 100 students to book our student fare ticket will receive a JPY10,000 discount code that can be used for a companion. This offer is available to all students who book our student fare tickets.

    *The JPY10,000 discount code cannot be used in conjunction with other discount offers, including student fare tickets.


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    Book a student fare flight

    Book your student fare ticket with a discount code "JPSTUDENT".

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    Receive JPY10,000 discount code

    Upon confirmation of your student fare ticket, a JPY10,000 discount code will be displayed in voucher code field on the flight confirmation page and in the confirmation email.

    The JPY10,000 discount code is limited to the first 100 bookings. If the quota has been reached, you will still be able to proceed with your booking and at the confirmation page, the voucher code will be displayed as ‘voucher quota had been exceeded’.

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    Book with JPY10,000 discount code

    Enter the JPY10,000 discount code in the "Discount Code" field on the booking panel to book companion's ticket. The companion must be signed in to Cathay in order to redeem the discount code. If they are not a Cathay member yet, click here to join.

    Discount code:

    Will be displayed on booking confirmation page/email (Limited to the first 100 bookings)

    Discount: JPY10,000
    Booking period: Until 31 March 2024
    Travel period: Until 30 September 2024
    Origin:

    Tokyo (Narita/Haneda), Osaka, Nagoya,Fukuoka, Sapporo

    Destination:

    Hong Kong SAR: Hong Kong

    Taiwan China: Taipei

    Chinese Mainland: Guangzhou, Xiamen, Shanghai, Xi'an, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Wuhan, Chengdu, Wenzhou, Haikou, Chongqing, Beijing, Zhengzhou, Qingdao, Fuzhou

    Southeast Asia: Singapore, Bangkok, Phuket, Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Phnom Penh, Manila, Cebu, Denpasar (Bali), Jakarta, Surabaya

    South Ashia, Middle East, Africa: Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru (Bangalore), Chennai, Dhaka, Kathmandu, Colombo, Dubai, Tel Aviv, Johannesburg

    Australasia: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Auckland, Christchurch

    Europe: London (Heathrow), Manchester, Paris, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Milan, Madrid, Zurich, Barcelona

    Americas: New York (John F. Kennedy Int'l), Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, Vancouver, Toronto

    Travel type:

    Return#

    Cabin class

    Business, Premium Economy*, Economy

    ^The discount applies only when the airfare, including fuel surcharge and taxes, exceeds JPY70,000.
    *Premium Economy Class may not be available on certain flights of a journey, in which case Economy Class seats may be offered and no fare refund of the difference will be given. Please check the available cabin classes when you book your flight.
    #Open-jaw, stopover and multi-city bookings are not eligible.

    1. This discount offer for passengers booking flight(s) from  Japan (Narita, Haneda, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, Sapporo) to selected destinations (“Offer”) is provided by Cathay Pacific Airways Limited (“CX”). By participating in this Offer, the participant agrees to these terms and conditions (including any changes to these terms and conditions). 

    2. This offer is available from 16 February 2024 (JST 10:00) to 31 March 2024 (JST 23:59), both dates inclusive (the “Promotional Period”). The travel period for the offer is from 16 February 2024 to 30 September 2024.

    3. The offer only applies to Cathay Pacific flight tickets for travel originating from Japan (Narita, Haneda, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, Sapporo) to selected eligible destinations (“Eligible Ticket”).

    4. To enjoy the Offer, during the Promotional Period, passengers must login to their Cathay Membership Programme account through the official website www.cathaypacific.com and book an Eligible Ticket(s) and enter the JPY10,000 discount code at checkout. Any attempt to apply the discount code after checkout will not be accepted. 

    5. Open-jaw, stopover, multi-city, package tickets or tickets booked through the Cathay Pacific mobile app and other channels are not eligible.

    6. The eligible Ticket must be for a Cathay Pacific marketed and operated flight.

    7. The offer will not apply to fuel surcharges, taxes, cancellation or change fees/penalties, administrative fees or other miscellaneous charges.

    8. 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 International Airport Construction Fee will be refunded without any administration fees. 

    9. The fares detailed in this Offer are subject to limited availability and given on a first come, first served basis.

    10. Other CX terms and conditions apply.

    11. This offer and these terms and conditions are subject to change without prior notice, unless required by applicable law.

    12. In the event of any discrepancy between English and Japanese versions of these terms and conditions, the English version shall prevail. 

    13. In case of any dispute arising out of this promotion, the decision of CX shall be final and conclusive.

    14. These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of Japan. 

    Student fare options

    Our redesigned Light, Essential and Flex Economy fares 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.*

    Economy Light

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

    Economy Essential

    Heading home? Take advantage of our increased baggage allowance.

    Economy Flex

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

    Economy Light

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

    Economy Essential

    Heading home? Take advantage of our increased baggage allowance.

    Economy Flex

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

     

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    Economy Light

    Economy Essential

    Economy Flex

    Premium Economy*4

    Business

    Student fare discount 10 - 15% discount*5 -
    Cabin baggage 1 piece, 7kg 1 piece, 7kg 1 piece, 7kg 1 piece, 7kg 1 piece, 10kg
    Checked baggage*6 1 piece, 23kg 2 pieces, 23kg each 2 pieces, 23kg each 2 pieces, 23kg each 2 pieces, 32kg each
    Student fare checked baggage - + 1 extra piece (to US only), 23kg + 1 extra piece (all destinations), 23kg + 1 extra piece (all destinations), 23kg + 1 extra piece (all destinations), 32kg
    Student fare flight changes Exclusive rate of USD50 Exclusive rate of USD20 Free Free Free
    Student fare cancellations*7

    Short haul : USD150

    Long haul : USD200

    Short haul : USD100

    Long haul : USD180

    Short haul : USD80

    Long haul : USD100

    Short haul : USD80

    Long haul : USD100

    Short haul : USD80

    Long haul : USD100

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    *4 Premium Economy and Business Class may not be available depending on the origin or destination.
    *5 Discount rates vary depending on the destination. This Code entitles you to 10 or 15% off the ticket fare price before the application of any taxes, applicable fees/charges, carrier surcharges or additional costs. Student fares are subject to availability and may be more expensive than regular fares.
    *6 Checked baggage allowances are applicable to Cathay Pacific operated flights only. Baggage size and piece restrictionsOpen a new window may apply.
    *7 Short haul : Hong Kong, Taipei Kaoshun Taichun, Chinese Mainland, Greater Bay Area, Sotheast Asia, South Asia    Long haul : Middle East, Oceania, Europe, North America, Africa


    Required documents:

    Any one of the following : 

    • ISIC card
    • A student ID or a documet with a student number issued by a school as stipulated in the Japanese School Education Law
    • Student visa
    • Proof of student status, such as a letter of admission or certificate from the school where you will study, which must include your student number or document number

    You will be required to enter your student ID number on the process of the booking. Be sure to enter the number or the issue date of other documents issued by the school. Passengers must present any one of the above document 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.

    Departure Period: 3 October 2023 - 31 March 2025
    Book by: 31 March 2024
    Travel type: Return / One way*8
    Discount code: JPSTUDENT
    Points of departure:
    • Cathay Pacific routes

    Tokyo (Narita / Haneda), Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, Sapporo

    • Codeshare flights with Hong Kong Express and domestic connecting flights are available from the following airports.

    Wakkanai, Asahikawa, Kushiro, Obihiro, Memembetsu, Hakodate, Aomori, Misawa, Akita, Iwate, Shonai, Sendai, Fukushima, Komatsu, Toyama, Okayama, Hiroshima, Izumo, Tottori, Yonago, Yamaguchi Ube, Tokushima, Matsuyama, Takamatsu, Kochi, Kitakyushu, Saga, Nagasaki, Oita, Kumamoto, Miyazaki, Kagoshima, Okinawa

    *  If your preferred airport is not available in the booking search panel, please contact our Customer Care to book.

    Destinations:
    • Hong Kong SAR: Hong Kong
    • Taiwan China: Taipei, Taichun and Kaohsiung
    • Chinese Mainland: Guangzhou, Xiamen, Shanghai, Xi'an, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Ningbo, Wuhan, Chengdu, Wenzhou, Haikou, Chongqing, Beijing, Zhengzhou, Qingdao and Fuzhou
    • Greater Bay Area: Macau (Taipa), Shenzhen Shekou, Shenzhen Fuyong, Guangzhou Lin Fa Shan, Guangzhou Nansha, Humen (Dongguan), Zhuhai and Zhongshan
    • Southeast Asia: Singapore, Bangkok, Phuket, Chiang Mai, Koh Samui, Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Nha Trang, Da Nang, Phnom Penh, Manila, Cebu, Denpasar (Bali), Jakarta and Surabaya
    • South Asia: Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru (Bangalore), Dhaka, Kathmandu and Colombo
    • Middle East : Dubai, Tel Aviv and Doha
    • Southwest Pacific : Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Auckland, Nadi/Fiji and Port Moresby
    • Europe : London (Heathrow), Manchester, Paris, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Milan, Madrid and Zurich
    • The Americas : New York (John F. Kennedy) , Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, Vancouver, Tronto, Mexico City and Santiago
    • Africa : Johannesburg
    Meet and Assist Service

    We understand this might be your first solo travel, as such, Cathay Pacific would like to offer you our Meet and Assist Service at the airport to ensure a smooth and hassle-free journey.

    Our welcoming staff will meet and greet you at the counter and provide assistance and guidance to the boarding gate. At transit and/or arrival terminal, travelers will be greeted and directed to the gate of the connecting flight or the immigration counter.

    This service can be requested thru "Manage booking"  after you made a reservation. Please note that the request must be done at least 48 hours prior to departure. 

    This service is only available on Cathay Pacific flights. This service may not be provided depending on a situation for the staff assignment on the day. 

    *8 Premium Economy one-way fares are not available. One-way Business Class fares are available only to Tel Aviv, Doha and Johannesburg.

    See terms and conditions for complete details.
    If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us on LINE . (English: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

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    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 enjoy the offer, customers must add the discount code on the flight search panel at www.cathaypacific.com. Any request to apply the discount code after checkout is not accepted. 
    3. The discount code can only be applied to a maximum of five passengers per booking. 
    4. The discount code cannot be used on Cathay Pacific mobile app or other channels.
    5. Children and infant discount not applicable.
    6. Offer is valid all year round; airfares differ according to destination.
    7. Tickets must originate and be issued in Japan.
    8. Rebooking: USD50 (Economy Light), USD20 (Economy Essential), Free (Economy Flex, Premium Economy and Business Class). Changes must be made before the ticketed flight/date.
    9. Shor haul cancellation Fee : 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. (Short haul : Hong Kong, Taipei Kaoshun Taichun, Chinese Mainland, Greater Bay Area, Sotheast Asia, South Asia)
    10. Long haul cancellation Fee : 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. (Long haul : Middle East, Oceania, Europe, North America, Africa)
    11. No-show fee: USD150 for short haul, USD200 for long haul.
    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. Flights must be booked and paid online at Cathay Pacific Japan website on or before 30 September 2022 (23:59 Japan time) . The code is not applicable for purchase via Cathay Pacific mobile app.
    16. This Code entitles you to 10 or 15% off the ticket fare price before the application of any taxes, applicable fees/charges, carrier surcharges or additional costs.
    17. The outbound flight can be changed within the eligible departure period of this discount code. For multiple destinations, changes can be made from second flight onwards in accordance to the terms of the fare types.
    18. This Code cannot be redeemed against taxes, supplier fees, cancellation or change fees, administrative fees or other miscellaneous charges, which are the sole responsibility of the customer.
    19. This Code has no cash value and cannot be redeemed or exchanged for cash. This Code may not be transferred or sold and will not be replaced if it is damaged, lost or stolen.  
    20. Codes obtained through unauthorized channels, mutilated, altered, copied, forged, damaged, manipulated, or tampered with in any way will be deemed void.  This Code will not be accepted if the code number is invalid or does not match the code numbers on our system, which shall be conclusive and final.
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    22. Other terms and conditions apply.
    23. This offer is subject to change without prior notice.
    24. Cathay Pacific Airways Limited reserves the right of final decision on the offer.

     

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