Academic & corporate travel

Looking for flights for academic or corporate travel? STA Travel Academic and Corporate is an alliance between STA Travel and TravelEdge, formed to provide a premium travel service to the dynamic Australian University and Academic community. It brings together STA Travel’s more than 30 years experience of on-campus service delivery and TravelEdge’s unrivalled expertise and experience in corporate travel management.

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STA Travel is the global market leader in academic, student and youth travel, with a worldwide network of 450 branches, operating in 90 countries, across 15 time zones. In Australia, STA manages the academic and corporate travel needs of many Universities, including Tasmania University, Newcastle University, La Trobe University, University of Technology Sydney and Queensland University of Technology.

TravelEdge is one of the largest travel management companies in Australia, leading the management of travel for large and complex organisations such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, McDonald’s, Vodafone, ING, Minter Ellison, Lilly and GHD Engineering.

STA Travel’s intimate knowledge of the academic sector’s unique travel requirements and TravelEdge’s unrivalled service and expertise in corporate travel management provide the academic market with the same service excellence, online booking and reporting tools, and competitive pricing demanded by the most discerning of corporate clients.

This combination of experience, knowledge, service and technology provides a best in class solution for Universities.

Group Travel

Group Travel

STA Group Travel have tons of ideas for booking almost any kind of Study Tour, School Group, Sports Tour, Corporate Group trip or your own personal Group holiday. We can provide advice on every aspect of group travel. More

Key Corporate Travel Accounts

Key Corporate Travel Accounts

Our  team can offer your business a huge range of corporate travel services and strategies to fit any budget. We provide airfares, hotel bookings, car hire, insurance and emergency assistance and more, ensuring booking of your business travel is a seamless hassle-free process. More

Academic Travel

Academic Travel

STAAC has extensive experience in managing the unique requirements of Academic travel.
We currently manage travel for 13 Universities in Australia (over 25% of the market)  testament to our  capabilities and outstanding  service.
We pay close attention to university policies, ensuring a  customised solution providing institutions greater control over their travel programmes and budgets. 

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At STA Travel Academic and Corporate, we love looking after our valued customers, hence we created our dedicated academic and corporate Newsletter, the STAndard.

The STAndard has been developed to keep our VIP customers up to date with travel news, making business and leisure travel as easy as possible. As a STAndard subscriber, you will be the first to hear about exclusive travel product and technology updates as well as experiencing excellent service in our account branches.

Our comprehensive range of services includes:

• full domestic & international reservation and booking for all airlines, hotels and car hire – in branch or online
• market leading online booking tool with in-house help desk
• 24/7 assistance from your core Account Management team, campus branch and afterhours service
• superior account management, determined to achieve your KPIs by enforcing adherence to travel policy, conducting extensive reporting analysis and implementing strict quality control
• VIP service for nominated travellers
• proactive management of credits and refunds

Our people are our edge

We focus solely on University originating travel and consequently our staff are selected and trained specifically to service the academic market. One market = one focus. We're team players. We support each other, we work hard, we play hard, and we have fun together. We are friendly, professional and really driven to achieve our best.

Our team of account managers and consultants:

• are multi-skilled in domestic and international travel and have extensive industry experience
• are incentivised to achieve your KPIs and service excellence, not turnover
• enjoy their work: our regular Culture Surveys consistently reveal satisfaction levels above 85%
• enjoy a work/life balance, encouraged through our employee led community initiative.

Contact Us

STA Travel Academic and Corporate has unrivalled experience and knowledge of the University travel sector. Our single market commitment means a single focus for our teams and our expertise. Our alliance delivers a best in class solution to customers that represents outstanding value for money.

For more information or references, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Vicky Suleska
National Account Manager
STA Travel
Level 3
6 Riverside Quay
Southbank VIC 3006

T: +61 3 9097 6937
M: +61 0429 122 101
F: +61 3 9097 0990



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