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KAYAK.co.uk partners with StudentUniverse UK to integrate discounted student airline tickets

20 May 2015
20 May 2015 -
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StudentUniverse, a leading resource for student travel discounts and WYSE Travel Confederation member, today announced that it has extended a successful US partnership with discount airfare aggregator KAYAK into the UK.

Through this agreement, KAYAK.co.uk will now display discounted fares from StudentUniverse to student visitors.

“We are committed to giving our users the best travel deals possible. Our integration with StudentUniverse gives our student users access to fares negotiated specifically for the student demographic. This speciality pricing often helps students find the best discounted student airline tickets available,” said Loella Pehrsson, Regional Director UK, Ireland & the Nordics, KAYAK.

“We have worked successfully with StudentUniverse in the US market since 2011 and we look forward to replicating that success in the UK market.”

StudentUniverse negotiates with a network of global partners to offer exclusive pricing and terms on flights, hotels and tours to students at degree-granting universities worldwide (some deals are also available for 18-25 year olds). StudentUniverse leverages proprietary verification technology to confirm a student’s status. Becoming a member of StudentUniverse is free and students are not required to purchase a discount card.

“With our fares published on KAYAK.co.uk, we are able to help students searching for budget travel to more easily access the best student fares, compare them in real-time with the prices offered by other airlines and aggregators and book them on StudentUniverse.co.uk,” said Dan Baker, Marketing Manager, StudentUniverse UK.

When a student finds a StudentUniverse flight via KAYAK that they wish to book, they can sign up to become a member of StudentUniverse (if they aren’t already) for free, and after automatic verification of their student status, they are on their way to their next adventure.”

About StudentUniverse

StudentUniverse is the world’s leading travel booking site for students and youth. Through negotiations with a network of global partners, StudentUniverse offers exclusive pricing and terms on flights, hotels and tours. Its Travel Services division handles client requests for groups and custom itineraries.

StudentUniverse expanded into the UK in 2013 and is headquartered in Boston with offices in London, Toronto, New York and the Philippines. StudentUniverse believes that travel is essential to a modern education. Millions of students use the service every year. For more information, please visit www.studentuniverse.co.uk or follow @StudentU_UK on Twitter.

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KAYAK is the world’s leading travel search engine. The company’s websites and mobile apps allow people to easily search hundreds of travel sites at once for flights, hotels, rental cars and vacation packages.

Each year, KAYAK processes more than one billion searches for travel information and has local websites and mobile apps in 32 countries and 20 languages. KAYAK is an independently managed subsidiary of The Priceline Group.