Celebrates 10th Anniversary and Airfare Discounts for Expanded Age Group

Jan 25, 2010, 09:37 ET from

WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2010, leading online student and faculty travel provider announced today it will extend its discounted travel services to a broader range of young travelers.  The new Youth Travel Discounts will enable travelers ages 18-25 – high school students right through recent college grads – to save money on airfares across the US and around the world. works directly with airlines to broker deals specifically for youth travelers, often resulting in the discounted domestic and international airfares. started out with only a couple of partner airlines, and has over the years built relationships with thirty-five airline partners.  Currently, StudentUniverse works with most of the major airlines.  

"The marketplace of young travelers has grown over the past decade and today's students are savvy travelers looking to go farther on less," said Atle Skalleberg, Vice President of Marketing at StudentUniverse.  "We're excited to be able to extend StudentUniverse's discount travel services to a broader range of young travelers and offer some truly unique deals to great destinations in honor of our 10th year as the leader in online student travel." has grown significantly since the website was launched ten years ago. Now millions of students use every year, and in 2009's fourth quarter, alone, new members grew by 32%.  

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Launched online in 2000 as a travel agency exclusively for college students, now helps travelers 18-25 travel more and spend less.  Through proprietary verification technology (to confirm student status) and exclusive airline deals, connects students with discounted airfares and other travel deals.  Each month, more than half a million college students and faculty rely on to source the best travel deals, so they can travel more and spend less.  For more information, visit