The best time to buy flights to India departing in December

Book early and save more

The information below is data collected by StudentUniverse in 2014 that shows the average booking price trend between June and December in 2013. It’s obvious that from July through mid-October, is the best time to buy flights departing in December from the US to India. Once November hits, the prices start to increase due to decreasing availability. Therefore, booking early helps customers save more on flights. Read More

What’s in my travel bag?

 

You’ve booked a trip and scored a great deal (thanks to Student Universe of course), but then the hard part happens…packing.

It’s a never-ending battle (especially for every girl who is traveling throughout several seasons) and the packing doesn’t stop with the overstuffed suitcase. The carry on bag and purse are just as, if not more, important as the suitcase. I frequently get asked questions about packing, and the question I get asked the most is What’s in your carry on/travel bag? Read More

Top 5 Must-Have Free Travel Apps

There are a few essential items you need while you’re traveling. More and more smartphones are becoming one of the most useful tools you can have with you. There are a ton of different apps for travelers, but here are the top 5 free apps all travelers should have: Read More

Top 5 Travel Tips for Packing Clothes

You’ve bought your airplane tickets and have your passport ready to go. There isn’t much else you have to do besides packing your bags! While airlines have severely restricted the amount of luggage that you can take with you, here are some tips on packing clothes that will help you to maximize the space that you have, whether you’re going on a weekend getaway or a semester abroad. Read More

Top 7 Reasons Why You Should Fly on the Emirates A380 Plane

The Dubai-based Emirates airline has recently announced new routes to and from the cities of Dallas and Houston in Texas, which are launching over the next few months. That’s great news, because the airline’s A380 plane is seriously awesome. Here are the top 7 reasons why you need to fly on the Emirates A380: Read More

How to Maximize Your Vacation Happiness

Oftentimes people’s happiest memories in life are from when they traveled and explored the world. That’s not surprising – travel is often done with loved ones, and it’s nice to take a break from the routine of everyday life to go out and do something fun. Despite how happy vacationing can make people, there’s always room for more happiness. This infographic from Happify gives some insight into how you can maximize your happiness before, during, and after a vacation; read about the science behind happy travels, the impact of travel on relationships, the balance between work and travel, and more: Read More

Overnight Layovers : How to Survive One Night at the Airport

Long overnight layovers, delays, and—even worse—flight cancellations are inevitable, and honestly, it’s part of the travel charm. Airport overnight layovers, however, (a stop to change planes that runs overnight, with the connecting flight the next morning) take the cake for being the worst of the worst. If you’re a student traveling on a limited budget, a “reduced” room at the airport hotel may not be the best accommodation option for the night. So, once you’ve accepted that you’re spending the night in the airport, read through this quick survival guide for tips to help make the next eight to twelve hours of your life easier. Read More