Happy New Year!

GLA Flight Voucher Giveaway

Learning about the world through travel will always top our list of resolutions. If you’re also on fire to #bethechange and volunteer abroad in 2017, let us help get you there!

The first 50 students to enroll in a GLA program on January 1, 2017 will automatically receive a flight voucher worth up to $300 towards airfare for their program.

Preview the Enrollment Application →

How the giveaway works

Starting at 12:00AM ET on New Year’s Day, the first 50 students to reserve their spots on a GLA program with a tuition deposit and application fee will automatically receive a flight voucher valued at up to $300 towards airfare for their program.

Flight voucher value

Vouchers will be issued for use through STA Travel, GLA’s recommended travel agency.

  • Enroll in a 21-Day Flagship Program - Receive a $300 Flight Voucher
  • Enroll in a 14-Day Program - Receive a $200 Flight Voucher
  • Enroll in a 10-Day Program - Receive a $100 Flight Voucher
  • Enroll in an 8-Day Program - Receive a $100 Flight Voucher

About STA Travel

STA Travel is a longtime partner of GLA and our recommended travel agency. The industry’s leading youth travel expert, STA specializes in student travel and is familiar with our programs and arrival & departure windows. They have assisted GLA families for years with selecting economical flight itineraries and connecting GLA students to flights with other travelers in their group.

Get ahead of the game

We anticipate plenty of traffic to the Enrollment page on New Year’s Day, so now is a great time to prepare: Narrow down which program you want to participate in, chat with our Enrollment Advisors, browse our catalog and talk with your family so that you’re ready to submit your application and make the deposit on January 1.

Questions? Contact us during our Holiday Hours:

Reach us via Live Chat on our homepage if you're on a desktop or laptop computer:

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Call or text+1 858-771-0645:

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Flight Vouchers will be awarded to the first 50 applicants who pay their $75 application fee and $400 deposit beginning at 12:00 AM ET on January 1, 2017. The remaining steps of the application, including brief essays and self-evaluation, must be completed by January 8, 2017. Digital vouchers will be emailed by GLA to recipients and may only be used toward qualifying flight itineraries purchased through STA Travel. All applicants will receive a $300, $200 or $100 voucher depending on the program selected, and applicants who apply for multiple programs are eligible for one voucher per program applied for. Due to holiday office hours, applications submitted between 01/01/17 and 01/03/2017 will start being processed on Tuesday, January 3rd. Applicants will be notified by Global Leadership Adventures within a week of submitting their completed application if they are included in the first 50 applicants and have been issued a voucher. Vouchers must be redeemed through STA Travel no later than March 31, 2017. If an applicant is issued a flight voucher and then cancels their GLA program, their voucher will be voided by STA Travel. Flight vouchers may not be combined with other offers, have no cash value, and cannot be exchanged for cash. This offer is only valid for students who have not yet submitted an application or enrolled for this current year.