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YHA Membership

Love and pride. That's what our members feel about YHA!

Join us and you will feel it too. There’s so much to enjoy about YHA membership – from savings on stays and money off big name brands to the reward that comes with doing good.

Fall in love with the unique and memorable YHA experience. And be justly proud to support an organisation that’s dedicated to creating transformational experiences for young people with challenging lives.

Membership benefits*


  • £3 off per night when you book direct. Plus £1.50 off per night for every under 18 travelling with you
  • An extra 10% off the Discount Card price at GO Outdoors
  • 15% off Cotswold Outdoor
  • 10% off at Go Ape
  • Up to 20% off Ordnance Survey maps
  • £30 off YHA Exclusive Hire bookings
  • 10% off 16-25, Family & Friends, Two Together or Senior one-year railcards
  • 10% off at Cycle Surgery
  • 15% off Snow+Rock
  • 15% off Runners Need
  • Priority notification on special offers
  • You automatically become a member of Hostelling International, which gives you access to over 4,000 hostels worldwide

Plus discounts on over 350 high street brands.

Discounts on over 350 high street brands
YHA Partners

Choose either Annual or Life membership

Annual Membership

Membership Types
Best ValueDirect Debit Credit/ Debit Card
Details of membership type

This membership is suitable for anyone between the ages of 16 to 25 and covers the individual named on the membership.

Details of membership type

Individual Membership covers one adult and any under 18s travelling with you.

Details of membership type

To qualify for Household membership, two members must be over 18 and living at the same address. This membership also covers any children under the age of 18 that are travelling with you. Young people under the age of 18 do not require their own membership, unless they want to travel independently.

Young people aged 16 and 17 wishing to travel independently must join YHA on an Under 26 or Individual membership.

N/ADetails of membership type

Group membership gives each member of the group great savings each time they stay as part of the group.

You will be sent regular great offers and all the latest deals via our Group e-newsletter. Check to see if your group qualifies for free group membership before applying.

You will need to be able to supply proof that you are a formally constituted, organised group if asked.

Life Membership

Membership Types
 Direct DebitBest ValueCredit/ Debit Card
Details of membership type

Life Membership covers one adult and any under 18s travelling with you. Choose to pay a one-off Credit Card payment or five yearly payments by Direct Debit and become a YHA member for life.

YHA Membership Benefits

In addition to money off your bookings, you also gain access to discounts at over 350 national retailers, exclusive newsletters and more...

Membership Benefits

Membership FAQs

Do you have a burning question about our YHA Membership and which option is best for you? Read our helpful guide to find all your answers.

Membership FAQs

YHA Membership login

Already have an account? Looking to purchase your first YHA Membership or need to renew? Login to your account and join us today.



Already a YHA member?

Here's how to claim your membership benefits:
1. Log in to the YHA website using your registered email address and password.
2. Once you arrive at 'My Profile' click the 'Member Benefits' tab and away you go!


Joining from abroad?

If you live outside the UK, you will not be eligible to purchase a YHA membership online.

We suggest that you buy Hostelling International membership, which is recognised in over 4000 hostels worldwide here, or buy membership in your home country before you travel. Remember to apply the overnight member discount when you book to save money on your stay.

Please be aware that promotional codes are only available to use on non-direct debit memberships.

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