Special Rate consulting


Ticket distributor (IATA agencies) receive special fares for select destinations. ABC Travel Service has negotiated additional special fares, to make travelling less expensive for you. The conditions, such as baggage allowances, changes- or cancellation-regulations may be different compared to regular fares. Please share with us, what terms are important for you.

Special rates are available for various passenger groups such as: Bulk rates (for all), Ethnic, Youth, Students, Senior citizens, Military / NATO, Companion Fares (second person discounted), Online Fares and such. ABC Travel Service offers in addition to the above the following special fares: for public servants or EU employees, persons with disability card, or traveling for the purpose of medical treatment, army members, family, business, pilgrims, missionaries, groups, commuters, seamen, sportsmen, emigrants and so on.

The passenger must be able to prove the requirement / qualification is met for a special rate on request at the airport.

To find the best prices, the following rates can now be included in an online search:


ABC-SPECIAL - saving up to 25% on normal rates

Requirements: none

Thanks to our position in the market and our business relations ABC Travel Service has negotiated a superior rate for you; eligible are all of our customers, regardless of the passenger type. That's why the ABC-Rate is preselected for you.


SENIOR - saving up to 15% on normal rates

Requirements: Minimum age 65 years

ABC Travel Service grants all passengers at age 65 and up a discount of up to 15% on flights if the country of departure is Germany. The discount applies to selected booking classes.


STUDENT - saving up to 10% on normal rates

Requirements: ISIC (International Student Identity Card)

Student fares are special airline fares with which you can save up to 10% on normal rates. I addition these fares offer more attractive conditions, such as longer ticket validity, lower change fees and better Stopover options.


NATO ACTIVE - saving up to 35% on normal rates

Requirements: NATO ID Card

ABC Travel Service is a licensed IATA travel agency and airline ticket wholesaler. We have been working with NATO for more than 25 years and are in the privileged position to offer military discount rates to the larger field of the NATO.

The “Military Active” rate applies to all NATO/Military ID card holders of the following list and their immediate families if they are traveling with the ID card holder:

  • NATO/US Military
  • NATO/US Military Retirees
  • NATO/US Military Reservists
  • NATO/DOD/DOS Civil Employees


NATO FAMILY - saving up to 25% on normal rates

Requirements: NATO ID CARD copy on demand

ABC Travel Service is a licensed IATA travel agency and airline ticket wholesaler. We have been working with NATO for more than 25 years and are in the privileged position to offer military discount rates to the larger field of the NATO.

The "Military Dependant" rate applies to the following list and their family*:

  • NATO/US Military
  • NATO/US Military Retirees
  • NATO/US Military Reservists
  • NATO/DOD/DOS Civil Employees
*spouse, children, siblings/siblings in-law, parents/ parents in-law, nieces/nephew.


NON-PROFIT - saving up to 20% on normal rates

Requirements: Proof on demand

This rate applies to all employees of a non-profit organization.


Why doesn’t ABC Travel Service require any evidence of affiliation to the military or other special rate qualifications?

ABC Travel Service does not require proof when booking, as the tickets are mediated. The proof/qualifying paperwork should be submitted on demand at the airport. The transportation contract with respective fare conditions is concluded between passenger and airline. As an agent, ABC Travel Service discloses the fare rules to the passenger. If you are unsure whether your documents are sufficient, we will gladly advise you via your internet@abctravel.de request.