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Students can take advantage of the International Student Identity Card (ISIC). Additional museums and entertainment venues have been offering discounts more than they have done in the past. Still some require that you are a student in Hungary, while others will give a discount to any student with an international ID card. If you purchase your airline tickets through STA, you will receive basic health and life insurance and a 24-hour help line. The card is available for $22 from STA Travel (tel. 800/781-4040 in North America; or www.statravel.com), the world's biggest student travel agency. If you're no longer a student but are still 25 and under, you can get an International Youth Travel Card (IYTC) for the same price from the same people, which entitles you to fewer discounts. Travel CUTS (tel. 1/866/246-9762; www.travelcuts.com) offers similar services for both Canadian and U.S. residents. Irish students may prefer to turn to USIT (tel. 01/602-1904; www.usitnow.ie), an Ireland-based specialist in student, youth, and independent travel. Also, it is licensed in Australia. Note that in Hungary, student discounts are only given at some hostels, not all of them. Museums and other attractions may reserve the student discounts for Hungarian students only; ask anyway.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.