Advertise With Us

YHA is the leading provider of backpacker accommodation in New Zealand with 35+ hostels nationwide. We provide over 700,000 overnights for backpackers each year. Our website alone reaches 450,000 people annually and we are the best known youth brand across New Zealand.

Advertising with YHA aligns your brand with New Zealand’s leading backpacker network and gains extensive national and international exposure.

So get your brand in front of thousands of experience-seeking travellers committed to enjoying the best of New Zealand.

Backpacker Map

 Backpacker Map 2017

Published and distributed annually in November, the YHA Backpacker Map is a comprehensive map with all YHA New Zealand hostels and exclusive travel and activity discounts for YHA members.

130,000 copies are published annually and distributed to new YHA members, through 40 New Zealand hostels, visitor information centres and independent tour operators. The map is also distributed in major YHA Australia hostels, to Australian agents and at international Travel Expos and roadshows. 

The map promotes some of YHA's key partners and special YHA member deals. This key publication is picked up by a variety of travellers and is widely used in the travel community for itinerary planning. 


Check out the 2018 map

 2019 Media Kit 


Online Discount Listing

YHA HorizoNZ

Member benefits is YHA's online booking portal. Yearly, over 450,000 people with a high propensity to travel in New Zealand visit, looking for accommodation and travel information. The dedicated member discounts pages specifically have 17,000 views per year.

YHA offers a FREE online discount listing on the member discounts page. Discounts offered are available to all YHA & HI (Hostelling International) members and are one of the key benefits to our membership programme.


Email preview YHA HorizoNZ




YHA HorizoNZ is YHA New Zealand's electronic newsletter and is distributed monthly to 13,000+ domestic and international subscribers.

Newsletters vary and include travel tips, guides, competitions and member updates. Promote your product or offer an exclusive discount to our members in YHA HorizoNZ. Contact our Marketing Executive - Digital and Domestic.




 2018 Discount Agreement




Social Media

Chinese Social Media

Advertise on social media Chinese Social Media

YHA is active on social media, sharing content daily and running competitions on Facebook and Instagram. We promote great bargains, New Zealand destinations, and travel content on Twitter. 

Include your brand on YHA's social media platforms or provide a competition prize. Contact our Marketing Executive - Digital and Domestic.

YHA is also active on Chinese social media, Weibo and WeChat. YHA shares inspiring content, including competitions, direct to our Chinese-speaking audience. 

Include your brand on YHA's Chinese social media platforms or provide a competition prize. Contact our Chinese social media manager. 



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In hostels

  Advertise in our hostels  

Speak direct to independent travellers in New Zealand in one or more of YHA's 35+ hostels.

Contact the hostel direct if you're interested in having a brochure displayed, posters, video or other advertising.