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41% of kids would be squashed in the car on a family trip

41% of kids would be squashed in the car on a family trip

41%* of kids said they would be squashed in the car if the whole family went away together, according to research from Europcar, the European leader in vehicle rental services and a major player in mobility markets. YHA partner Europcar is highlighting the benefits of hiring a car, offering more space for all the family and reducing the worry of breakdowns.

Vote for us to win £7,000 for a landmark environmental project

Vote for us to win £7,000 for a landmark environmental project

To all who voted for YHA Snowdon Pen-y-Pass in 2013 and YHA Boggle Hole in 2014, we can’t thank you enough! Because of you YHA won the top prize of £25,000 from the Hostelling International Sustainability Fund.

This year we’re going for gold for a third time to secure funding for YHA Hadrian’s Wall at The Sill and we need all the votes we can get!

Swiss Youth Hostels Autumn Special - Up to 33% off

Swiss Youth Hostels Autumn Special - Up to 33% off

Why not spontaneously book a last-minute weekend or a week’s holiday? Nothing is easier than that: 43 Swiss Youth Hostels are looking forward to welcoming you this autumn and await you with attractive rates. From castles and villas through to stylish architectural jewels situated in prime locations – it’s your choice. Enjoy the sunny days in autumn and take advantage of their attractive rates.

Special offer: 3 or 6 nights in a dormitory, breakfast buffet included.

Brighton Pride 2015: Experiencing the UK's biggest LGBT Celebration on a Budget

Brighton Pride 2015: Experiencing the UK's biggest LGBT Celebration on a Budget

Brighton Pride is the stand out event in the Brighton social calendar and every year thousands of people are drawn in to celebrate the iconic LGBT event. Flamboyant and full of fun, visitors flock to the city to enjoy one of the liveliest and most vibrant parades in the UK and this year even our own Brighton hostel, YHA Brighton is taking part in the celebrations.

Best Beach Walk Competition

Best Beach Walk Competition

Salt-Water Europe are delighted to join up with the Marine Conservation Society in launching their joint Best British Beach walk competition.

With Salt-Water being the perfect beach shoe and our genuine love of our coastal heritage coupled with a desire to preserve our fantastic beaches, it made sense to team up with the Marine Conservation Society, the UK’s leading charity for the protection of our seas, shores and wildlife.

WIN £100s of Holiday Vouchers!

WIN £100s of Holiday Vouchers!

It’s our 85th birthday in April and to celebrate we've got some great prizes to give away for anyone that's got itchy feet. Throughout our birthday week we'll be giving away £100 worth of YHA vouchers per day (13th – 17th April 2015) in our biggest competition to date plus two runners up prizes per day of your choice of YHA memberships – perfect wanderlust inspiration!

The Hedley Alcock Photographic Competition

The Hedley Alcock Photographic Competition

Hedley Alcock became a member of YHA in 1946. He rose through the ranks of volunteers to become National Treasurer and then National Chairman, a position he held for eight years, until 1990. Upon his retirement, he was awarded an OBE and became a YHA Vice President, a post he held until his death in March 2013. He was also a Trustee of YHA until 2011. In the annals of YHA history, Hedley stands at the very top of YHA, alongside Jack Catchpole and Tom Fairclough (the father of YHA), in terms of achievement of service to the Association.

Enter the HI #GroupTripMemories photo competition!

Enter the HI #GroupTripMemories photo competition!

The only thing better than discovering a new place and learning new things is experiencing it all with others. Group trips see the creation of memories treasured by everybody involved for a lifetime – from school trips and weekends away with friends to getaways with family. This week Hostelling International Groups are inviting you to share your favourite memory from group trips gone by to be in with a chance of winning a £250 cash prize! Introducing their brand new #GroupTripMemories photography competition.

Shipshape new YHA at Cornwall’s Eden Project

Shipshape new YHA at Cornwall’s Eden Project

Bookings have opened for the brand new YHA Eden Project, YHA’s newest hostel which is being built at the Cornwall-based visitor attraction and opens on Wednesday 24 October. The 54-room YHA Eden Project is being built by portable hotel company Snoozebox and is made entirely from shipping containers.

YHA Summer Raffle Winners Announced

The YHA Summer Raffle was drawn on Friday 11th October and we are proud to announce the winners:

1st Prize £500 – Ticket No. 4190
Mr J S Moilliet (purchased at YHA Llanddeusant)

2nd Prize Free Stay at a Hostel – Ticket No. 7065
Jamey Tansley (purchased at YHA Stow on the Wold)

3rd Prize YHA Life Membership – Ticket No. 5947
Mr O’Driscoll (purchased at YHA Perranporth)

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