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Flight Information & Entry Requirements

PLEASE DO NOT PURCHASE YOUR FLIGHTS UNTIL YOUR PROGRAM HAS REACHED A MINIMUM OF 6 PARTICIPANTS. ONCE YOUR TRIP REACHES ITS MINIMUM, YOU CAN SAFELY PURCHASE FLIGHTS AND FORWARD THE FLIGHT ITINERARY TO travel@discovercorps.com.

We have very specific arrival and departure times for your program. Please carefully read the below and call us with any questions.

  • Arrive Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) on first day anytime before 5 pm

  • Depart Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) on the last day anytime after 7 pm

Discover Corps recommends that you arrive a day prior to avoid any flight delays or cancelations. If you decide to arrive a day prior to the trip start date, you can book an early night at the hotel directly. If you arrive outside of the Discover Corps program, you are responsible for the transfer from the airport to the hotel.

Hotel: Copper Whale Inn, Anchorage.

Book Your Flights

Discover Corps's dedicated flight partner for all of our trips is the team at StudentUniverse (yes, they do flights for more than just students!). Their team know all of the flight windows and details for each of the destinations that we work in. Please always make sure that your trip is guaranteed to run before booking any airfare!

To get a quote from StudentUniverse, please see the details below:

  • Get a Quote by Phone: Call 1-877-898-1244. Agents are available between 9-8 EST M-F.

  • Get a Quote by Email: Email Flights@discovercorps.com with the flight details and a member of the StudentUniverse team will respond shortly with your options

  • Get a quote via our Dedicated Website: Please visit the Discover Corps flight search engine to search for flights online.

  • *Please note that there is a $30 fee per person to book over the phone & $7 fee per person to book via email. Booking via the dedicated website is free

COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Requirements


Please follow this link to view this destination’s COVID-19 Entry and Exit Requirements. We highly recommend also checking with your airlines for their specific boarding requirements.


Per Discover Corps' Health & Safety Protocol, we require that all travelers provide proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR Test result taken within 72 hours of traveling -or- an at home antigen test within 24 hours of traveling.


Please always confirm with your Travel Specialist for current testing requirements prior to departure. Discover Corps (619) 758-3030