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YHA membership for even better value

While you don't have to be a member to stay with us you do get extra perks! YHA membership gives you heaps of discounts on travel and activities across New Zealand, plus Hostelling International discounts worldwide!

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10% off YHA accommodation when booking direct


10% - 25% off travel, transport and activities across New Zealand


Support YHA's sustainability and community initiatives


Access 3500+ YHA/HI hostels around the world


membership options

Gold Membership

YHA membership for life! A physical card for your wallet giving you YHA accommodation discounts and exclusive YHA travel and activity deals.

  1 year 2 years 3 years Permanent
New Zealand Residents 1 year 2 years 3 years Permanent $350

Adult Membership

YHA membership usually pays for itself with 10% off all YHA accommodation - the travel and activity discounts locally and nationally are a serious bonus!

  1 year 2 years 3 years Permanent
New Zealand Resident (18 years & over) 1 year $25 2 years $40 3 years $60 Permanent
Overseas Visitor (18 years & over) 1 year $25 2 years 3 years Permanent

Youth Membership

Youth membership is free in support of our mission, and to help young Kiwis explore our overseas network! This physical YHA card can be used as YHA/HI membership ID worldwide.

  1 year 2 years 3 years Permanent
New Zealand Youth (under 18) 1 year Free 2 years Free 3 years Free Permanent
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Member Discounts

Hostel, local and international discounts for YHA members

Member Discounts
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About Hostelling with YHA

Find out what it's like to stay with us.

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Membership FAQs

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