10 Trending European Spring Break Destinations 2019

Don’t count out Europe as an option for 2019 spring break! Whether it’s in a big city like London or Paris, or a small destination like Dublin or Amsterdam, Europe’s beautiful sightseeing, epic dancing and parties, and amazing food delivers an incredible spring break.  Here are some of the top trending destinations on StudentUniverse for 2019 spring break. Read More

Pros and Cons of Flying Basic Economy

As a college student looking to save a buck, the cheapest option is usually the best option. This mindset makes total sense — you want to gain the most experiences with the least cost. Airline tickets are often the biggest expense of the trip, but unfortunately, that’s just on top of accommodations, food and nightlife that go along with a trip. In response to this, many airlines have begun offering basic economy (BE) tickets.

These tickets are essentially the “no frills” option that’s easier on your wallet. While this may seem like the best option to most students, it is important to know exactly what you’re buying before you book the ticket. We break down restrictions and guidelines with the pros and cons of basic economy tickets so you can be sure you’re getting the ticket that’s right for you.

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Top 8 Best Mini Spring Break Trips in the US

The quintessential spring break trip usually involves a week of relaxing, swimming and partying by the beach. But what if you need something shorter? Whether you have studying to catch up on, are spending part of your spring break visiting family or friends or are just trying to plan a spring break on a budget, there’s no shortage of awesome mini-spring break trips you can take in just 3-4 days.

​With a mix of big cities, small towns and outdoor adventures, these spring break spots will give you plenty to do for a few days without totally overwhelming you. We’ve got ideas for short spring break trips coming right up.

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Top 5 Alternative Spring Break Ideas

It’s the middle of winter and you are already dreaming of warm beaches and palm trees. Not to mention you really want to show off that new bathing suit that you got for Christmas. But while the majority of students are heading off to Panama City Beach or Cancun, why not take the road less traveled and go on an alternative spring break? Spring break destinations are only as limited as you think they are. Really, there’s no end to great places you can go and do. Why not volunteer somewhere exotic, like Islandmorada, FL, or take a kayaking adventure through canyon rivers?  Read More

Where is spring break?

Where is spring break going to be? You decide! The options are endless. Whether you want to relax in tropical paradise, explore concrete jungles, get your blood pumping from thrilling excursions or go somewhere completely out of the box, we have the best flights, hotels and tours to help you have an epic spring break this year. Read More

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Free Things to do in Paris for Students

When most people imagine Paris they think fine dining, luxurious shopping and beautiful artwork. Usually, this translates to spending an amount equal to every paycheck you’ve ever earned. While the city of Paris does in fact have all of these things, it’s easy to experience the Parisian life without breaking the bank. There are plenty of free things to do in Paris, the city of love. What’s not to love about that?

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