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Getting best benefits for students

This is the season when students to go abroad for their studies. There are several areas that offer services and rates structured to suite the student’s needs. Knowing about these offers help a person get the best deal. Read on...

business Updated: Aug 11, 2008 20:42 IST

This is the season when students to go abroad for their studies. There are several areas that offer services and rates structured to suite the student’s needs. Knowing about these offers help a person get the best deal.

Students can compare various offers to get an idea about the overall situation and then make a decision. Some of the areas where this happens include.

Ticket prices
A lot of offers are available when booking an air tickets. Airlines are trying to attract the student community and for this they offer additional benefits. One of them includes giving just one-way tickets at special rates rather than insisting on a round trip ticket in order to get the lower rates. There are specific offers whereby airlines give air tickets at lower rates so that the students are able to find this attractive and affordable.

Additional baggage
Airlines also offer benefit in form of higher baggage allowance for students. The normal baggage limit for a passenger will not be enough for a student because he needs to carry more things when shifting abroad to study. Airlines normally charge for excess baggage but students are not required to do so. Most airlines allow a student to carry some additional baggage.

Mobile plan
Even the mobile companies have their own offers for students going abroad. There are various types of world calling cards, India calling cards or even mobile plans and these can be selected as per the needs of the person and the manner in which he is going to use them. The idea is to help the person can make the required calls and talk without much of problem. This will ensure that over a longer time period there is no problem for the student and the cost is also affordable.