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HI member discounts

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Hostelling International offers a number of special deals for members. Find out more about joining HI here.

Member discounts | National discounts | Global discounts | 

Member discounts

Discounts are a fantastic benefit of becoming a HI member. There are thousands of deals on travel, entertainment, museums, culture, retail outlets and much more; so whether you're travelling around the world or simply around the corner, make sure you carry your HI Membership card.

Click here for a list of membership benefits, deals and discounts available around the world. 

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National discounts

To find out what's on offer in the countries where you are travelling, follow the links below - these will take you to the member discounts pages on the National Association website. Don't forget to ask about local discounts at the hostels where you stay. 


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Global discounts

We have put together a great range of travel deals to help you get the most from your budget – before, during and after your trip.

Education First (EF) Language Course

HI members (holders of valid National and International membership cards) can now access an exclusive 5% discount with Education First (EF), the world leader in international education.

The HI discount (up to the value of USD300*) applies to all EF language courses which can be studied for many different requirements, lengths and language levels. To start planning your adventure today, visit the EF website where you can find out more and order a free brochure.

*Discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Ensure that you mention you are a member of Hostelling International during the EF booking process to receive the discount.

If you have worked abroad whilst travelling, you probably qualify for an income tax refund. We have teamed up with specialist to help you make savings even when your trip is finished! makes it easy and hassle-free for you to receive a tax refund - they take care of the necessary paperwork and deal with the foreign tax authorities on your behalf. So, why not visit to find out just how much you could claim back?

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