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Airfare Workshop on Demand


COVID-19 Message from UC Merced Study Abroad

Please know that we are here to help you dream and plan to go abroad whenever you are ready and programs can reopen. (More info)

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Airfare Workshop

Are you ready to book your ticket for study abroad?

Maybe booking airfare is Adulting 101 for you. UC Merced Study Abroad and STA Travel are here to help you get your bearings. View our webinar recording and check out travel resources below:

Airfare webinar video screenshotAirfare Workshop Webinar

View the video on your own, either by download/Box or on YouTube. We covered a number of topics including:

  • Changeable tickets, cancellations, and refunds;
  • Airfare Deposit Program;
  • Booking tips to save $$$; and
  • When to book.

Download the slideshow.

STA Travel Resources

STA Travel is an affiliated travel provider for the University of California and they graciously offered to co-host our workshop-webinar. Learn more about STA and its relationship with UC Merced, the Airfare Deposit Program, and STA Travel's Price Beat Guarantee.

Sample Travel Essentials Shopping List

As you prepare for travel abroad, you might consider some travel essentials or add to your wish list from travel wallets to international adapters to USB chargers:

Travel Essentials Shopping List

Start Your Application

Ready to apply? Head over to the MyStudyAbroad Portal to begin your find your progam and being your application today.