Before I left for Peru 2 years ago, I was trying to figure out real ways to save money while I was living in South America.
Eventually, I came across the ISIC student discount card.
The card cost me $20 and paid for itself the first time I used it on my Machu Picchu trip. If you travel often, the student discount card is definitely worth it.
I went in mind knowing that I'd use the card – so only buy this card if you know for a fact you'll need to use it often.
The card helped me out at so many places while I was living in Cusco. Though I only got $2 off $10 tickets, that $2 added up, especially when you're hitting up every museum, restaurant, tour, and more.
If you travel often and also want insurance, there are 2 other student discount cards to choose from that I'll mention below…. Read more