Vistara Student Discount: Everything You Should Know

Vistara offers up to 10% off the base fare and additional baggage allowance as part of the Vistara Student Discount when booking directly with the airline through its digital channels.

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Vistara Student Discount: Everything You Should Know

Airlines must cater to the needs of a diverse customer base. Not every passenger is the same, and so is the purpose of travel. Some customers expect service, some luxury, while some compromise based on affordability and the reason for travel.

Generally, airlines go the extra mile and offer special discounts as a special privilege or to avoid unwanted scenarios. If you are a frequent flyer, you must be aware of the same. This story is about the benefits offered by Vistara for its student flyers. Read to know the benefits.

Also Read: Vistara Is Rewarding Customers for Flying Premium Economy With Discount Coupons

Vistara Student Discount

Students are the future of a nation and tomorrow's achievers. Vistara, on similar lines, is doing its bit to give wings to the dreams of these young minds. Vistara offers up to 10% off the base fare and additional baggage allowance as part of the Vistara Student Discount when booking directly with the airline through its digital channels.

Also Read: Vistara Direct Booking Can Get You These Benefits

Eligibility:

So, let's see the eligibility to avail the benefits. The benefits are categorised into two - Discount and Baggage Allowance.

General Eligibility:

Passenger age must be 12 or above on the date of commencement of the journey to be eligible for the benefit. This criterion applies to both Domestic and International travel.

For Travel within India:

  1. A student studying in India or enrolled in a bonafide school or an educational establishment in the country.
  2. Offer is applicable on one-way fares within India.
  3. Bookings should be made at least seven (7) days in advance to avail discount.

For Travel outside India:

  1. A student having a valid visa for and enrolled in a university at any of the international destinations Vistara operates flights.
  2. The offer applies only on one-way fares to and from India.

Let's now check the benefits.

Vistara Student Discount Benefits:

For Travel within India:

  1. Students can avail up to 10% off on adult base fare for booking under Economy Standard and Economy Flexi fares.
  2. Discount not applicable for bookings made under Premium Economy and Business Class fares.
  3. Students can enjoy a 20kg baggage allowance when booking under Economy Lite and Economy Standard and 25kg under Economy Flexi.
  4. Blackout dates apply.

For Travel outside India:

For International travel, there is no discount on the base fare, but students can enjoy an extra baggage allowance to carry their belongings worry-free.

Students flying in/out of India from/to an international destination can enjoy complimentary additional baggage allowance as per the table below:

Sl. No Destination (to or from) Fare Family Regular Allowance + Additional Allowance with Student Fare Total Allowance
London/Frankfurt/Paris
1
London/Frankfurt/Paris
Economy Value 2 pieces (23 kg each) + 1 piece (23 kg) 3 pieces (23 kg each)
Economy Standard 2 pieces (23 kg each) + 1 piece (23 kg) 3 pieces (23 kg each)
Economy Flexi 2 pieces (32 kg each) + 1 piece (23 kg) 3 pieces (2 pcs. 32 kg and 1pc. 23 kg)
2
London/Frankfurt/Paris
Premium Economy Value 2 pieces (23 kg each) + 1 piece (23 kg) 3 pieces (23 kg each)
Premium Economy Standard 2 pieces (23 kg each) + 1 piece (23 kg) 3 pieces (23 kg each)
Premium Economy Flexi 2 pieces (32 kg each) + 1 piece (23 kg) 3 pieces (2 pcs. 32 kg and 1pc. 23 kg)
3
London/Frankfurt/Paris
Business Value 2 pieces (32 kg each) + 1 piece (23 kg) 3 pieces (2 pcs. 32 kg and 1pc. 23 kg)
Business Standard 2 pieces (32 kg each) + 1 piece (23 kg) 3 pieces (2 pcs. 32 kg and 1pc. 23 kg)
Business Flexi 3 pieces, 32 kg each + 1 piece (23 kg) 4 pieces (3 pcs. 32 kg each + 1 pc. 23 kg)
Bangkok, Colombo, Dhaka, Dubai, Jeddah, and Singapore
4
Bangkok, Colombo, Dhaka, Dubai, Jeddah, and Singapore
Economy Value 30 kg + 20 kg 50 kg
Economy Standard 30 kg + 20 kg 50 kg
Economy Flexi 35 kg + 20 kg 55 kg
5
Bangkok, Colombo, Dhaka, Dubai, Jeddah, and Singapore
Premium Economy Value 35 kg + 20 kg 55kg
Premium Economy Standard 35 kg + 20 kg 55kg
Premium Economy Flexi 40 kg + 20 kg 60 kg
6
Bangkok, Colombo, Dhaka, Dubai, Jeddah, and Singapore
Business Value 40 kg + 20 kg 60 kg
Business Standard 40 kg + 20 kg 60 kg
Business Flexi 45 kg + 20 kg 65 kg
Kathmandu and Maldives
7
Kathmandu and Maldives
Economy Value 20 kg + 20 kg 40 kg
Economy Standard 20 kg + 20 kg 40 kg
Economy Flexi 25 kg + 20 kg 45 kg
8
Kathmandu and Maldives
Premium Economy Value 25 kg + 20 kg 45 kg
Premium Economy Standard 25 kg + 20 kg 45 kg
Premium Economy Flexi 30 kg + 20 kg 50 kg
9
Kathmandu
Business Value 30 kg + 20 kg 50 kg
Business Standard 35 kg + 20 kg 55 kg
Business Flexi 40 kg + 20 kg 60 kg
Maldives
10
Maldives
Business Value 30 kg + 20 kg 50 kg
Business Standard 30 kg + 20 kg 50 kg
Business Flexi 35 kg + 20 kg 55 kg

For Business Class bookings (piece system), extra baggage information would be mentioned on the e-ticket.
Benefits not applicable on tactical fares for Economy and Premium Economy Class.

Required Documents:

A valid student Identification Proof (ID) of a school/educational institution is mandatory for travel under this offer, as ID will be checked at the time of check-in.

Things to Know:

  • For domestic travel, booking needs to be done directly via the Vistara website or Mobile app.
  • International baggage allowance benefit can be availed via Vistara's website, Vistara mobile app, Online Travel Agencies (OTAs), or travel agents.

Conclusion:

Vistara Student Benefits in short:
Domestic Travel = up to 10% Discount on base fare + Extra Baggage Allowance (20kg/25kg as per fare class)
International Travel = Extra Baggage Allowance (20Kg/23Kg for piece system as per the route)
Next time you know someone flying the new feeling to a different state or country for studies, don't forget to give them a heads-up about the benefits.

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