What is the ISE Card?
An internationally recognized identification and discount card. Valid for one year from date of issue.
Who is Eligible?
Students at least 12 years old, enrolled in a program of study during the current or prior academic year. There is no upper age limit.
Faculty/teacher members from all educational institutions are eligible for the ISE Card -Faculty/Teacher version. There is no upper age limit.
Young people under the age of 26 who do not qualify for either Student or Faculty/Teacher status are eligible to apply for the ISE Card - Youth Version. Although the Youth Card does not offer as many discounts and concessions as those available to the Student and Faculty/Teacher Cardholders, it does provide all the important travel protection and medical benefits offered with the ISE Card.
One of the major advantages of ISE Cards is that they are valid for ONE YEAR FROM THE DATE OF PURCHASE. Therefore, no matter when an ISE Card is purchased, cardholders will be able to benefit from enjoying discounts for one full year.
The ISE Card guarantees that all of the discounts and benefits listed on it's website or printed in it's Handbooks will in fact be granted to the ISE Cardholder by the establishments listed. Further, the ISE Card discounts are guaranteed to be equal to or better than the discounts offered to holders of other cards. ISE Cards would reimburse the cardholder double the amount of the difference and extend the validity of the cardholders ISE Card by one year, free of charge. The ISE Card is the ONLY international identification card to guarantee it's discount benefits.
Discounts - ISE Cardholders are able to enjoy discounts in a variety of countries throughout the world. These discounts are either negotiated directly with ISE, or they are offered to ISE cardholders automatically as a result of the ISE Card's status as an internationally recognized identification card.
Featured discounts include the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Baz Bus in South Africa, up to 50% off Great Southern Railways in Australia, huge savings on the Eurostar Train between London and Paris and so much more. In addition to these and other well-known sites, there are also many discounts offered by local restaurants, theaters, and shops.
What are the benefits?
Throughout your membership you are covered with basic medical benefits that cover up to $2,000 in medical expenses, and up to $5,000 in evacuation fees, if necessary - provided that you are under the age of 65. ISE Card members ages 65 and older are not covered by the medical benefits
The ISE Card provides you with important protection while abroad. Each cardholder has access to a toll free emergency phone number available around the clock, with operators speaking in 24 languages. Representatives will gladly help you with lost passports, legal issues, arranging travel documents, etc. You can enjoy peace of mind during your travels knowing that help is just a phone call away
Payment of your Insurance Deductible
If you purchased your travel insurance or your medical insurance from the same organization where you purchased your ISE card, or the coverage is provided to you by your school, the ISE Card will pay your deductible/copay/excess in the event you have a claim. The usual deductible amount is $50 or $100, but the ISE card will cover whatever deductible you have up to a maximum of $2,000. You may use this benefit more than once. The only limit is that the grand total paid cannot exceed $2,000 during the validity of your ISE Card.
Airline Bankruptcy Protection
ISE Cardholders who purchase their airline tickets from an ISE issuing office will automatically receive up to $2,000 in bankruptcy protection. Therefore, if an airline or agent goes bankrupt, ISE Cardholders won't have to worry about being stranded overseas
The ISE Card qualifies you for special airfares worldwide. These airline tickets are issued by ISE Card issuing organizations around the world
ISE Global Phonecard
As an ISE Card holder, you will receive a FREE ISE Global Phonecard as a special thanks! Your ISE Global Phonecard will either arrive in the mail with your ISE Card, or will be emailed to you after you activate your ISE Card online. As an ISE Card holder, you receive free talk time ready to use on your ISE Global Phonecard AND you receive a special $5 calling bonus the first time you recharge your phonecard. Your ISE Global Phonecard also includes voicemail, webmail, text messaging, travel vault and document store.
NORTH AMERICA WIDE Emergency Roadside Assistance Program
ISE Cards, Canada Ltd. and Dominion Automobile Association are proud to introduce their newest ISE Cardholder Benefit: The "Miles Ahead" Auto Club.
Now, every ISE Cardholders in the world, regardless of ISE Card version held, country of origin or nationality will always have Emergency Roadside Assistance available, whenever it is needed, wherever they travel in North America (Canada & Continental USA) 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year!!!!
Where Are The Discounts?
ISE Card enable you to obtain discounts all over the world. Whether it's trek in Nepal, an excursion through the Rainforest's of Argentina, a visit to the Tower of London, or a Sound and Light show of the Pyramids in Egypt, the ISE Card is your ticket to savings! Here are just a few countries where you can present your ISE Card for discounts:
In addition to historical castles, ISE Cardholders in Europe will be eligible for discounts in quaint Italian Bed & Breakfasts, wine museums in France, as well as popular nightclubs and restaurants. Youth Cardholders will also receive a special discounted rate on the Eurostar rail pass connecting the UK with Continental Europe as well as the Hoverspeed ships that can transport cardholders over the same route in only one hour!
Cardholders can enjoy discounts at a variety of top attractions throughout the US, as well as on various modes of transportation and restaurants. They will definitely be able to benefit from having the ISE Card in this country, as ISE Cards is the oldest and one of the largest student discount operations in the USA.
For those in the mood to experience some of Mexico's most beautiful beach destinations.
ISE Cardholders can experience the true culture of Argentina by taking some Tango classes, eating at a typical Argentinean restaurant, or for those in the mood for adventure, taking advantage of the many Treks through the jungle-some of which venture to the famous Iguacu Falls!
The ISE Discounts in Korea are wonderful for those looking for a good place to eat. Some of the restaurants that offer discounts here are known all over the world!
This is one of the top trekking destinations in the world! Cardholders can enjoy a discounted trekking excursion with their ISE Card.
Discounted ISE adventures involving camping, skiing, rafting, biking, sailing, or golfing (to name a few).
Another great adventure destination, ISE Cardholders can take a tour to the outback and/or ride a Camel during a desert trek. The ISE Card enables them to enjoy numerous discounts on those tours and excursions that will make their vacation truly memorable.
For those wanting to see a different part of the world, this is a country not to be missed.
Singapore and Southeast Asia
This part of the world is known for its beautiful wooden handicrafts and pristine waters-ideal for Scuba diving..
ISE Cards are accepted by all major sites and attractions in Egypt including the Pyramids, Karnak, the Valley of the Kings, Philae, Abu Simbel, and Saqara-to name a few! In addition, all of these historical sites, which are maintained by the Ministry of Antiquities, offer a 50% discount so cardholder's can save a significant amount while traveling in this exotic and interesting country.
Your Card To The World
The ISE Card is your ticket to massive savings over five continents. Discounts of up to 50% are offered on all aspects of travel, whether you're looking to explore the local culture in the form of museums and palaces or just after cheaper meals and accommodation. We also make traveling itself that much easier: cardholders received reduced prices on car and motorbike hire, rail, bus and boat routes and even on selected airlines.
If things don't go as planned, you're covered for $2000 worth of medical expenses and up to %5000 medical fees in evacuation fees. We're here to assists you 24/7 with the lost of passports, travel documents or any legal problems you might into.
Students received the best price airfares around with our affiliated airlines and none of our cardholders will ever be stranded at an international airport. That's because we guarantee all tickets purchased through these airlines or their overseas agents and these tickets are reimbursable to a value of US $2000 in the event of airline bankruptcy.
Popular ISE Discounts
Eurostar Rail Pass Under the English Channel
Discounted rate for ISE Youth Cardholders on the popular Eurostar train pass connecting continental Europe with the UK.
All Major attractions in Egypt
Discount at all locations maintained by the Egyptian Ministry of Culture and the Supreme Council of Antiquities: 50% off on all major sites in Egypt including, but not limited to, the Pyramids, Luxor, Karnak, The Valley of the Kings, The Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Philae, Abu Simbel, The Egyptian railroad, King Tut's tomb and much more…
Schönbrunn Palace in Austria
ISE Cardholders receive 12% off on the Grand Tour of Schönbrunn Palace and 10% off of the Imperial Tour.
Tower of London in England
30% discount on the entrance fee for ISE Student Cardholders
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia in Spain
50% off for ISE Cardholders on entrance to the museum
Kensington Palace in England
10% off on gifts and souvenirs of £5 or more (not including books)
Arc de Triomphe in France
Discounted rate on the entrance fee for ISE Youth Cardholders
Sydney Aquarium in Australia
25% off for ISE Cardholders
Tango Show at el Viejo Almacen in Argentina
ISE Cardholders can enjoy 20% off of this traditional Tango show
Nepal Trekking with Ramdung Treks and Expeditions
25% off of trekking excursions for ISE Cardholders
Spring Tide Whale-Watchng Tours in Canada
25% off of this tour for ISE Cardholders in Victoria, British Columbia
Great Southern Railway in Australia
50% discount for ISE Cardholders on trains connecting Sydney and Perth as well as trains from Melbourne to Alice Springs. These trains will eventually have continuing service Darwin in the north.
Universal Studios Hollywood in the USA
10% off regular admission tickets for groups of 6 or more or $3 off admission for individuals