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12 cheap flights for students under a grand

Published November 19th, 2014

Psst. Got a spare $1,000 sitting in your bank account? If you’ve got a grand, you’ve got an overseas holiday, my friend. Strictly for full-time students and those under 26 and exclusive to Student Flights, Black Market Flights are amazing airfares with top international airlines that are so cheap, you’ll think the consultant made a mistake.  There’s no scam, and no need to sell your kidneys on the actual black market, our Black Market Flights deals are the real deal. Got a student card? Ready to jet? Here’s 12 cheap flights for students for under a grand and some ideas on what to spend your savings on instead.

 

Under $500

 

 

Bali

Black Market Flights airfares: from $250
Must-do in Bali: Uluwatu Temple – this cliff-hanging religious site is tops for sunset pics.

 

Singapore

Black Market Flights airfares: from $255
Must-do in Singapore: SkyPark – with your savings, shout yourself a stay at Marina Bay Sands hotel so you can hang in the famous infinity pool.

 

 

Auckland

Black Market Flights airfares: from $281
Must-do in Auckland: Spend your spare NZ Dollars doing the SkyJump bungee off the Sky Tower in downtown Auckland.

 

Kuala Lumpur

Black Market Flights airfares: from $399
Must-do in KL: Shop up a storm, drink up and party at Bukit Bintang, KL’s entertainment district.

 

 

Phuket

Black Market Flights airfares: from $399
Must-do in Phuket: Do a day trip or add a stay in Ko Phi Phi to see the beautiful Maya Bay, the backdrop to The Beach movie.

 

Bangkok

Black Market Flights airfares: from $415
Must-do in Bangkok: Go for table service at one of Bangkok’s many rooftop bars to see the sights and lights of the Thai capital.

 

 

Fiji

Black Market Flights airfares: from $465
Must-do in Fiji: Set sail for the Yasawas or Mamanucas for island time and your very own castaway adventure.

 

Ho Chi Minh City

Black Market Flights airfares: from $488
Must-do in HCMC: Feel like a highroller with the money you’ve saved on flights in the backpacker area of Pham Ngu Lao with cheap eats and fresh bia hoi on the streets.

 

Under $1,000

 

 

Hong Kong

Black Market Flights airfares: from $599
Must-do in HK: Spend your extra Hong Kong Dollars at the Ladies Market at Mong Kok – novelty lingerie and luxury knock-offs are just some of the bargains on offer.

 

Tokyo

Black Market Flights airfares: from $789
Must-do in Tokyo: Hit up the ‘Love Hotels’ for a kitschy-cool  stay (by the hour) in the hip district of Shibuya. Um, for the story, of course!

 

 

Hawaii

Black Market Flights airfares: from $799
Must-do in Hawaii: Can’t surf? Spend your extra moolah on board lessons on Waikiki Beach. Can surf? Take a trip to Jaws, the legendary big-wave break off Maui.

 

Los Angeles

Black Market Flights airfares: from $865
Must-do in LA: Duh, Disneyland! We know it’s not in LA itself (it’s in the O.C.), so what you save on LA airfares you can spend on Mickey Mouse ears.

 

Cassandra Laffey

Consumed with unrequited wanderlust, I get my fix in 24/7 cities and hippie retreats. I'm still looking for the ultimate combo of secluded beach and major metropolis, and my happy place is a 5-star hotel room all to myself - sigh.