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Virgin Australia and STA Travel have your holiday flights sorted. Whether it's across the ditch, tropical Bali, or a relaxing escape to the Pacific Islands... we've got you covered. Search and compare all the Virgin Australia specials now for our exclusive student and youth (under 31 years) airfares.

Oh, and have you heard about our epic Layby scheme?! You can lock in a Virgin Australia flight departing New Zealand for as little as $99 deposit and pay the rest off 10 weeks before you leave.


Terms and conditions apply.

Layby your Pacific holiday with VA and STA Travel

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Why choose Virgin Australia and STA Travel?

Layby your flight

Layby your Virgin Australia flight
Layby your student/youth Virgin Australia fare for $99

WiFi entertainment

Free wireless on board with Virgin Australia
Wireless in-flight entertainment for movies, TV and music on your own device!

Exclusive deals

Exclusive student/youth Virgin Australia fares
Virgin Australia student/youth & teacher fares, only available at STA Travel.


As many stopovers as you can dream up. Unlimited freedom.


Available to all ages.

24-hour Support

Wherever you are in the world, STA Travel's team is on hand to help.


No matter where you want to go, we've got every continent covered.

Exclusive Deals

Student or youth - get access to our best fares.

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Terms and conditions

$99 non-refundable deposit due at time of booking & balance due 10 weeks before departure. Deposit guarantees seats & price of tickets at time of booking. Valid on 100% Virgin Australia student/youth itineraries only; codeshares are not eligible for Layby All seats must be bookable at time of deposit Travel must be ex-NZ in Economy class -Any changes will incur the normal fees Changes to route or airline will result in the loss of deposit & the new price will need to be calculated based on current availability & fares In the unlikely event that the price decreases in the deposit period, the balance paid will still be the amount determined when the deposit was initially paid.