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FLEXIfare

Secure your flights with a $99 deposit

Don't put a limit to your adventure - keep your flights flexible! Book your flights up to 11 months in advance with STA Travel's FLEXIFare with just a small deposit of $99 and pay the balance a month before you fly. Change your mind? No problem – the deposit is fully transferrable to a different date, destination and even a different traveler! STA Travel has got your back.

Terms and conditions apply

Terms and conditions

If a Book Now, Pay Later option is purchased by you, STA Travel shall make a payment on your behalf in order to secure your booking (the “Credit”). Subsequently, the Receipts and Booking Confirmations issued on this folder will include the payment made by STA Travel on your behalf. This Credit due to STA Travel must be repaid by you at least 4 (four) weeks prior to your scheduled departure date from Singapore (the “Final Due Date”). Therefore, you should check the applicable dates carefully before considering the purchase of a Book Now, Pay Later product. 

General information about Book Now, Pay Later products


1) Book now, Pay later is available on selected STA Travel airfares and selected 3rd party land product suppliers for hotels, ground transport and touring product.
2) In order to secure a Book now, Pay later product, it will be essential to pay a deposit, please note that such deposits are non-refundable, but transferable, payable at the time of booking and are inclusive of a fee of $10.
3) Upon receipt of the deposit, your Book now, Pay later product(s) will be fully confirmed, and flight tickets will be issued to guarantee the price. 
4) Any changes (if permitted) to your booking will incur change fees or loss of deposit. The change fees are calculated based on the respective booking conditions. Please note that any changes shall be subject to the price of the product(s) at the time of change. Therefore, the original price and availability cannot be guaranteed.
5) If an amendment is made to the scheduled departure date after paying the deposit, this will result in the final payment date being updated.
6) Full payment is due 4 (four) weeks prior to your scheduled departure date. Any schedule changes made by the airline could result in the airline taking ownership of the ticket and in these instances the Book now, Pay later payment date may need to be brought forward to comply with these new flight conditions. Following full payment, amendments will attract the STA Travel change/cancellation and supplier fees as outlined in the individual product terms and conditions.
7) If this Book now, Pay later agreement is cancelled prior to full payment, STA Travel will refund you the amounts paid by you less the initial flight deposit, any STA Travel fees and surcharges processed to date and 3rd party land supplier deposits.
8) If you cancel your FLEXIProduct, STA Travel will retain the non-refundable deposit, inclusive of the $10 fee.
9) Following cancellation, re-booking will be subject to the price of the product(s) at the time of re-booking. The original price cannot be guaranteed.
10) Any non-flight and non-accommodation products, such as Travel Insurance, ISIC Card, Rail Passes etc. cannot be held using this Book Now, Pay Later deposit

Our Book Now, Pay Later Options
FLEXIFare:
STA Travel's FLEXIfare can be booked on selected flight up to 11 months in advance of the departure. Deposits start from $99, are non-refundable, payable at the time of booking and are inclusive of a $10 fee. The balance must be paid 4 (four) weeks prior to the scheduled departure. Flexifares are economy class airline tickets that can be upgraded against the applicable fare differences and taxes. The paid deposit will secure your seat on the plane and the price of the ticket at the time when the deposit was paid. The deposit is fully transferable which means that the deposit can be changed to selected other airlines, with a different date, destination and traveler. The open payable balance is calculated based on the existing fare differences and applicable taxes. Once the deposit is paid, any changes (if permitted) to your booking will incur change fees or loss of deposit. The change fees are calculated based on the respective booking conditions. Failure to meet the final payment deadline will result in the booking being cancelled and reservations returned to the airline, tour supplier and/or hotelier.  Cancellation of the booking or failure to meet the final payment, will result in loss of deposit (inclusive of the $10 fee).

FLEXIPackage: The deposit fee for Book Now, Pay Later on flights plus accommodation is starting from $99 and is available on selected STA Travel airfares and selected STA Travel accommodation. The deposit amount is based on one flight ticket and one accommodation booking per person, booking more products is going to incur a higher deposit amount that depends on the applicable conditions. The exact deposit amount will be confirmed by your Travel Expert based on the applicable terms and conditions at the time of booking.  All deposits are non-refundable, transferable, payable at the time of booking and are inclusive of a $10fee. Upon receipt of the deposit, your Book Now, Pay Later product(s) will be fully confirmed, and flight tickets will be issued to guarantee the price. Once the deposit fee is paid, any changes (if permitted) to your booking will incur change fees or loss of deposit. The change fees are calculated based on the respective booking conditions. The original price and availability cannot be guaranteed. Full payment is due 4 (four) weeks prior to your scheduled departure date. Failure to make payment will result in your booking being cancelled and the deposit will remain non-refundable and cannot be transferred to a new booking. Re-booking will be subject to the price of the product(s) at the time of re-booking. The original price and availability cannot be guaranteed. Cancellation of the package or failure to meet the final payment, will result in loss of deposit (inclusive of the $10 fee). 

FLEXITour: STA Travel offers Book Now, Pay Later on selected 3rd party touring suppliers. Any tour available for Book Now, Pay Later requires a non-refundable, transferable deposit that is payable at time of booking and is inclusive of a $10 fee. All deposits are per person, per tour. Deposit amounts can differ for each tour supplier and will be confirmed within the individual supplier terms and conditions at time of booking. Selected tour suppliers have a minimum spend required to be able to apply a Book Now, Pay Later. The price of your tour is guaranteed upon receipt of the deposit. Once the deposit is paid, any changes to your itinerary (e.g. dates, names, itineraries) will incur change fees or loss of deposit. The change fees are calculated based on the respective booking conditions. When making a change some suppliers require a new deposit to be paid, in some instances the original deposit may be deducted from the remaining tour balance. Changes to tours will be subject to the new tour price and will be subject to availability at the time of change. Therefore, the original price cannot be guaranteed. Full payment will be due 4 (four) weeks prior to your scheduled departure from Singapore. No Book Now, Pay Later extensions can be given on a FLEXITour. Failure to make full payment by the payment deadline will result in your reservation being cancelled. Your deposit will remain non-refundable and may not be able to be transferred to a new booking. Should you wish to re-book, the tour will be subject to the price at time of re-booking. The original price and availability cannot be guaranteed. Cancellation of the tour will result in loss of deposit (inclusive of the $10 fee), with the exception of G Adventures (Lifetime deposit) and Contiki (FlexDeposit).

Additional Information about tours from specific suppliers
Contiki – Freedom Guarantee: Book now, Pay later for Contiki are starting from $99 at time of booking and the fee is securing a place on your dream trip. Your price will be guaranteed, and you can pay off the remaining balance 4 (four) weeks before your scheduled departure. Your original deposit (excluding flights and any additional deposits) can be used as credit towards booking a new Contiki trip. Only one deposit amount can be credited per trip, they cannot be combined, however multiple trips can be booked using multiple FlexDeposits. Valid on all Contiki trips 7 days or longer until you turn 36. The deposit can also be gifted to family or friends within 5 years of the original booking. FlexDeposit has no cash value and is non-refundable. All other conditions not mentioned in this section continue to apply as described above.


G Adventures - Lifetime Deposit: Book now, Pay later for G Adventures tours are starting from just $99. By using Book now, Pay later the price of your tour will be guaranteed upon receipt of the deposit. You will have until 4 (four) weeks before your scheduled departure to pay off the remaining balance. Your deposit is protected for life and may be applied towards payment of a deposit on another G Adventures tour (of equal or greater value, but not to the same or similar dates of travel). Alternatively, you can gift it to someone else to use. The deposit has no cash value, is non-refundable and only one Lifetime Deposit may be applied per person per product booked. All other conditions not mentioned in this section continue to apply as described above.