Being a YHA member gives you access to heaps of perks! Check out our favourite discounts including skydiving, dolphin encounters, glacier hikes, hot pools, horse treks, jet boating and more.
Redeem Your Discounts
Some of these discounts have redemption instructions included. If not, simply book at hostel reception or contact the activity provider and mention the YHA discount.
Proof of YHA membership is required.
Frequent Values Discounts
All YHA digital members enjoy 10-25% off your bill at over 2000 restaurants, cafes, and activities across New Zealand and Australia!
YHA New Zealand digital members over age 31 are eligible for Frequent Values benefits - think Entertainment Book, but a fraction of the price!
If you're a new member (September 2018 onwards), no worries: you're already signed up! If you were already a YHA member, you can log in and request your upgrade for $10 per year now!
International Youth Travel Card Discounts
YHA digital members under age 31 get an additional 150,000 discounts on travel, transport, and activities worldwide!
If you're a new member (September 2018 onwards), you are eligible for ISIC New Zealand's International Youth Travel Card! Log into the ISIC app to view your card and claim your discounts. If you were already a YHA member, you can log in and request your upgrade for $10 per year now!
Discounted backpacker fares for YHA members (selected services only).
InterCity FlexiPass gives you total freedom to explore New Zealand with an hours based pass that can be topped up as you go. Using the national network of InterCity Coaches and the premium GreatSights coaches, you can set your own itinerary and travel and stay, when and where you want.
Omega Rental Cars
Special rates for YHA members.
Omega Rental Cars operates one of the largest independent New Zealand car rental networks with 11 depots nationwide and a vehicle to suit every requirement. There are no hidden extras when hiring with Omega Rental Cars and they offer the cheapest waiver insurance rates in New Zealand as well as special car hire rates for YHA members.
$25 off any Stray New Zealand Travel Pass over $500.
Book at the YHA Hostel Travel Desk.
Stray is New Zealand's award-winning hop-on, hop-off adventure travel network. If you're looking for a fun, economical, and more sustainable way to travel New Zealand, grab yourself a Stray Freestyle Pass! You'll meet great people and travel with an awesome guide. Valid for up to a year of travel, a Stray Pass will take you to all the must-see destinations as well as some unique, off the beaten track places too, so you can see more of the real New Zealand.
Abel Tasman Kayaks
10% off kayaking trips. Not valid on public holidays.
Sea kayaking is such a unique, low impact way to explore the beautiful golden beaches, peaceful coves and lagoons, offshore islands, wildlife and the native forest fringing our granite coastline! We offer a comprehensive portfolio of guided, day and multi-day tours. We are here to bring this magic place to life for you....
10% off famous 50 minute 'Grand Traverse' of Mount Cook and Glaciers.
Aoraki Mt Cook and the glaciers. A choice of aeroplane or helicopter (with alpine or snow landing) departing from Lake Tekapo and Franz Josef. Book now for the best seat in the house!
0800 806 880