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In a bid to offer complete travel solutions to Sri Lankan outbound tertiary education students and their accompanying parents, Classic Travel introduces a value-packed student travel product.
The mixture of services offered to both students and accompanying parents by Classic Travel range from special fares on air tickets, a travel insurance policy for students up to 2 years with Fair First Insurance, special rates for unaccompanied baggage of 10kg with UPS door-to-door service, meet and assist facilities at the Sri Lankan Airport and Transit airports, complimentary assistance with visas for accompanying parents and the provision of a complementary International Student Card (ISIC).
A special 0% (zero percent) installment payment plans for Credit Cards for 12 and 24 months are available with Standard Chartered Bank, Commercial Bank, HNB and Seylan, while an exclusive offer of upto 36 months installment plan with Nations Trust Bank – AMEX Cards is made available for Classic Travel student travellers.
Additionally special rates and services are also offered and provided for students attending graduation ceremonies overseas.
A dedicated and specialised Classic Travel team is available for any student related travel inquiries on 0766 399 900 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional special offers and deals are on offer for tertiary educational institutes and consultants.
Commenting on this introduction, Managing Director of Classic Travel, Saif Yusoof said, “According to UNESCO Institute for Statics (2016) approximately over 17,000 students travel overseas for their tertiary education with the top 5 destinations of tertiary education being Australia, USA, Great Britain, India and Malaysia. Most students and their parents see overseas learning as an opportunity to enhance their employment prospects with local employers and as an opportunity to gain international exposure. With this in mind and in providing exceptional customer service standards that Classic Travel is renowned for, we designed such services to offer greater convenience and to facilitate a seamless process – for both the parent and the student.”
Classic Travel Ltd., incorporated in 1994, is an IATA accredited travel agent based in Sri Lanka. A member of the prestigious Expolanka Holdings PLC, Classic Travel specialises in providing a total travel solution to both the corporate and leisure markets. During the past few years, Classic Travel has been able to maintain market leadership through continuous innovation of services. Having commenced operations in the heart of Colombo, strategically it has expanded its branch network to Hambantota, Galle, Ratnapura, Katunayaka and recently to Kandy, with an off-shore office located in Bangladesh. Classic Travel is the only travel agent in Sri Lanka to be open 24 hours, 365 days of the year for any customer queries relating to flight information, purchasing of air tickets, booking of hotels or to discuss any future holiday travel itineraries. Among the many accolades, Classic Travel bagged the ‘Great Place to Work’ award for the third consecutive year.