A Starpass is no mere economy ticket to interstellar travel; it is an established brand and stands for luxury and the ability to travel Charted Space in comfort and ease. Most supra-polities and megacorporations back them. The initial cost of a Starpass is equal to several High Passage travel tickets and longer travels will be compensated by the host or purchaser.
History & Background (Dossier)
Starpass investor groups keep starship crews paid and are sought after by captains for their reliability of income. In return, Starpass holders receive travel priority and discounted fare. An individual with a Starpass is a sought after commodity. Travel costs are ensured and reliable. The tickets get paid.