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Monday - Friday: 8am - 8pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm

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    Visit some of our hostels... virtually!

MembershipTypes & Prices

Welcome to a whole new world
of YHA membership benefits

  • Enjoy up to £3 off per night when you book your stay directly with us (see individual hostel pages for discounts)
  • Free Wi-Fi at 50 YHA hostels.
  • Get priority notification of special offers
  • Receive regular doses of inspiration and the latest news in our monthly newsletter, The Wanderer
  • Get £30 off when you hire out an entire hostel
  • Benefit from exclusive seasonal offers

Also, enjoy a whole host of fantastic
benefits from our partners

  • By joining YHA (England & Wales), you automatically become a member of Hostelling International, which gives you access to over 4,000 hostels worldwide
  • Get 10% off your next Go Ape Adventure
  • Save 10% on REAL Outdoor maps with SplashMaps
  • Get kitted out for your next adventure with 15% off Cotswold Outdoor
  • Get away for less with 15% off 16-25 or Family & Friends railcards
  • Discover the latest news, gear and walks with 33% off TGO magazine
  • Enjoy cheaper peace of mind with 10% off Columbus Insurance
  • Go further afield with 10% off Neilson Holidays

Plus discounts on over 350 high street brands.

To claim your membership discounts, follow these steps:
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.
3. Click on the link above the shopping bags to find your discounts.

For membership help and support call 01629 592700.

We will aim to fulfil your membership within 7 - 10 working days.




  • To qualify for Household membership 2 members must both be over 18 and living at the same address. This membership also covers any children under 18 travelling with you. Young people under 18 require no membership of their own, unless they want to travel independently.


    Young people aged 16 –17 who want to travel independently must join YHA and have a choice of Under 26 Membership or Individual Membership.


    If you live outside of the UK you can buy membership when you arrive, buy membership in your own country or via Hostelling International. Remember to apply the member discount to your booking to save money. Membership is recognised in over 4000 hostels worldwide.


  • 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 the latest deals via our Group e-news. Check to see if your group qualifies for free group membership before applying.


    Group membership is not available online.
    To apply for Group membership, please call us on 0800 0191 700.


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

Free Group*

Available to the following organisation types:

  • Educational groups
  • Scouts, Guides and Duke of Edinburgh
  • YHA Affiliated groups*
  • Charitable groups (with a registered charity number)
  • Young persons groups with a constitution (i.e. not just a group of young people)

Free Group membership is not available online.
To apply for free Group membership, please call us on 0800 0191 700.

*YHA Affiliate Groups -
These are groups of like-minded people, who may be from the same locality or simply share the same hobby, who meet regularly to enjoy Youth Hostelling trips and other social activities.

If you would like more information or to see if there's one in your area call YHA on 01629 592700 or email customerservices@yha.org.uk.

All memberships and prices (unless stated) are valid for 1 year from the date of issue and only available to UK residents
*YHA reserve the right to ask for documentary evidence to confirm the validity of a group wanting a Young Persons or Standard Group Membership.


  • MasterCard, Visa, Visa Electron, Delta, Maestro, Solo, JCB

This will add your choice to the shopping basket

  • Direct Debit
Under 5? Please stay in a Private Room.
Under 15? Please be accompanied with an Adult staying in the same room.
Aged 16 or 17? Please bring a friend or Adult if staying in Shared Accommodation.

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