Travel Information

YHA is here to help you get from point A to point B and beyond! Follow the below links for all the useful tips for travelling around New Zealand.

YHA Travel App

Hold New Zealand in the palm of your hand with YHA New Zealand’s essential FREE travel app for Smartphones. 

 hut ticket

Department of Conservation (DOC)

YHA makes it easier for travellers to get onto DOC's walking tracks by offering Hut Tickets and discounted annual Annual Hut Pass for YHA members. 


Travel Insurance

Protect yourself with the right travel insurance and venture virtually anywhere in the world with confidence. Cover More offer special rates when purchased through YHA New Zealand.

Maps and Guides

If you're a traveller who prefers guide books and maps over apps, then we can help! We've stockpiled a range of YHA/HI maps and Lonely Planet Guide Books for discovering New Zealand, Australia and farther afield, just for you!

Backpacker Map 2017


Request a FREE YHA New Zealand map to help plan your trip to explore. We also have free maps from other YHA and Hostelling International organisations from around the world.

The OZ Guide

YHA Australia Guidebook

Pick up a YHA Australia 2017 Accommodation & Discounts Guidebook full of detailed info on all YHA Australia hostels, discounts and travel information for only NZ$5.

New Zealand Lonely Planet Guide Book

Lonely Planet Guidebooks

Choose from a range of Lonely Planet guides  to get all the info you need to plan and travel. YHA/HI members get a 20% discount. 

International Travel FAQs

Answers to the most common questions we receive from international travellers.