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Get discounts by travelling eco-friendly!

Are you planning to cycle through New Zealand or hike the Te Araroa trail unsupported? If your answer is YES then you are a YHA Low Carbon Traveller - discounts await you!

YHA is excited to support the efforts of guests who travel sustainably on self-supported hiking or cycle touring trips around New Zealand.

Arrive at any participating YHA hostel on foot or by bike and you’ll be rewarded with what equates to 32.5% off the standard overnight rate per person per night (25% off member rates).

Conditions

  • Low Carbon Traveller status is valid for YHA members only.
  • Travel styles must be as described below.
  • Only valid at participating hostels.
  • Low Carbon hikers need to apply for a letter of approval. 

Apply for a letter of approval

Self-supported cyclist
  • Self-supported means you must be travelling without use of a support vehicle, shuttles, transfers or bus connections.
  • Discounted rate is available for each night of your stay.
  • Bookings must be made directly with the hostels and the discount must be claimed at time of stay.
  • The discount does not apply to bookings made on the YHA website or any 3rd party website.
  • This offer is not available in conjunction with any other offer, vouchers or package products.
  • YHA New Zealand reserves the right to change the special discounted rates from time to time.
Self-supported hiker
  • Self-supported means you must be travelling without use of a support vehicle, shuttles, transfers or bus connections.
  • Discounted rate is available for each night of your stay.
  • You must apply for a letter of approval prior to travel.
  • You must present your letter of approval to the staff at check-in to enable them to provide you with discounted accommodation.
  • Bookings must be made directly with the hostel and the discount must be claimed at time of stay.
  • The discount does not apply to bookings made on the YHA website or any 3rd party website.
  • This offer is not available in conjunction with any other offer, vouchers or package products.
  • YHA New Zealand reserves the right to change the special discounted rates from time to time. 
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